An inmate who escaped U.S. Penitentiary in Atwater for about 24 hours last year was sentenced Monday to serve another 18 months in federal prison as a result of the escape, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
The Delhi Unified School District has started to administer free in-school health care to serve students whose parents opt-in, including urgent care, health screenings, over-the-counter medicine and referrals to health professionals.
A federal judge presiding over lawsuits accusing big oil companies of lying about global warming is turning his courtroom into a classroom in what could be the first court hearing to study the science of climate change.
The Merced County Public Defender's Office explains the importance of the case Gideon v. Wainwright, which resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the right to counsel is a fundamental right essential to a fair trial.
Andrew KuhnMerced Sun-Star
This is why everyone charged with a crime gets a lawyer even if you can't afford one
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Merced High School hosts unified basketball exhibition game
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