A 23-year-old Atwater man is scheduled to be booked into jail after he is treated for his injuries suffered from a suspected DUI crash in Atwater on Wednesday night that left one person dead, Atwater police said.
Fresno State coaches, athletic director Jim Bartko and the university’s sports information department dropped by the Boys and Girls Club in Merced in their second stop of four Northern Valley cities on the final day of the school’s Bulldog Express tour.
Merced County Sheriff’s Sgt. Vince Gallagher, who is the campus’s police chief at Merced College, said college President Susan Walsh and other staff wanted his department to collect fingerprints from nine copies of an anonymous letter addressed to members of the Merced College Board of Trustees and others on the night in February when the board appointed Walsh as acting president.
The suspect in the theft of a beer-hauling big rig fled the truck on foot at the Briggsmore Avenue overpass in Modesto on Wednesday afternoon and was taken into custody in the parking lot of the nearby IHOP.
A man who holds a world record for strength shared “an empowering story” with Peterson Elementary School children on Wednesday, school officials said. Jon Pritikin owns a Guinness World Record for rolling frying pans together to with his bare hands. He demonstrated the talent Wednesday before sharing a motivational story with the students about his life, school officials said in a news release. Video by Merced City School District
World record holder shares strength with Merced kids
Bulldog Express stops in Merced
Woman jumps out of drive-through window to fight customers