TRUCKEE, Calif. Federal investigators are trying to determine the cause of a small plane crash that killed a pilot near the Sierra town of Truckee.
INDIANAPOLIS Inmates at jails in Indianapolis, Baltimore, St. Louis and Philadelphia face the nation's highest levels of sexual abuse at the hands of guards, according to a new federal report based on surveys of inmates at U.S. jails and prisons.
The state criminal case against three former executives of the defunct nonprofit Firm Build came to a resolution Friday, with the trio pleading no contest to felony charges of exposing high school students to cancer-causing asbestos.
MERCED Merced Countys unemployment rate continues to drop, though it remains well above state and national averages. According to numbers released Friday, Aprils unemployment rate was 15.5 percent, compared with a revised 17.2 percent the previous month and 18.0 percent in April 2012. Drops year-over-year signal growth in the economy.
A 33-year-old Merced man who was fatally shot at Fahrens Park early Monday morning has been identified by the Merced County Coroner's Office as Raymond Ramos.
Merced The city is gearing up for its Fiftth annual Cap & Town event, which officials call Merceds biggest outdoor celebration.
VALLEY SPRINGS, Calif. Attorneys for a 12-year-old California boy charged with killing his sister said Wednesday they wonder if he is mature enough to aid his defense.
The sound of a bagpiper playing a stirring rendition of "Amazing Grace" set a somber tone at 22nd and M streets Wednesday morning, as members of law enforcement gathered to honor fallen officers at the 2013 Merced County Peace Officer Memorial ceremony.
A plan to develop more buildings on UC Merceds campus while using less acres of space was approved during a Tuesday meeting of the UC Board of Regents.
LOS BANOS A 23-year-old Los Banos man pled guilty Wednesday to killing an Army reservist in a hit-and-run crash in March.
MODESTO A man accused of fatally shooting a store clerk in 2009 pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Wednesday morning. Mark Burgess, 25, and Ernesto Morales Jr., 24, both of Merced, are accused of killing Harinder Sanghera, 28, of Ceres.
HILMAR -- A popular Central Valley health and safety fair is bringing in big names and hopes of even bigger crowds.