The National Transportation Safety Board last week recommended that states lower their threshold for drunken driving with the goal of reducing alcohol-related fatal crashes, which have held steady for much of the past 15 years.
A former manager of the Tioga Apartments has admitted to embezzling thousands of dollars in rent money at the historic building, according to the Merced Police Department.
Pyrotechnics companies stand to make thousands from local fireworks vendors, as an ordinance legalizing "safe and sane" fireworks in unincorporated Merced County is on track for the Board of Supervisors' approval.
Students with a stellar record of academic achievement were recognized Sunday at the Merced College Foundation Scholarship Program's 35th annual awards ceremony.
As UC Merced concludes its eighth academic year and prepares to award degrees to another outstanding class of graduates this weekend (today and Sunday), I am pleased to provide our neighbors and the greater Merced community with an update on our physical expansion plans in the face of rapidly growing student demand for admission.
The Merced County Board of Supervisors remained undecided Tuesday on a state Senate bill that proposes adding a $75 recording fee to certain real estate filings, which would go into a state trust fund for affordable housing programs.
A 47-year-old Madera woman was sentenced to four years in prison for acquiring California driver's licenses illegally and then selling them, the U.S. Attorney's Office reported Monday.
The sound of a bagpiper playing "Amazing Grace" set a somber tone as members of law enforcement gathered to honor fallen officers at the 2013 Merced County Peace Officer Memorial ceremony. See the video below. Click here for a photo gallery.