The Merced County memorial for law enforcement officer who died on the job has a new name now that officers discovered a California Highway Patrol officer who was never honored. He and the others were honored on Monday, May 14, 2018.
A tense Merced Union High School District meeting on Wednesday came to a head when a celebrated teacher blasted administrators, saying they protected sexual harassers and "re-victimized" those who report harassment at area high schools.
A Golden Valley High School teacher alleged the school district mishandled her 2017 report of sexual harassment and battery by a colleague, during the Merced Union High School District meeting in Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.
No injuries were reported in a crash involving a Merced police detective on Wednesday, according to police. Detective Don Varney was heading west on 22nd Street around 10 a.m. as he approached O Street, according to Merced Lt. Alan Ward.
University of California, Merced service workers form a picket line near the university's campus protesting contract negotiations with the University of California in Merced, Calif., on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.
Nobody was in a house at 456 Brimmer Road when it caught fire at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 2018, Merced Fire Battalion Chief Jeremy Franklin said. The cause of the fire was under investigation Saturday night.
Gabby Sanchez ended her bid to be the next Merced County superintendent of schools Friday during an announcement at her Atwater residence Friday, May 4, 2018, in which she endorsed one of her two former opponents, Richard Lopez.
Merced County District Attorney Larry D. Morse II announced during a press conference that two arrests have been made in connection with a 2016 fire, at the Merced County District Attorney's Office in Merced, Calif., on Thursday, May 3, 2018.
Authorities responded to a trailer fire in the 15000 block of August Ave. in Delhi that ended up being a marijuana oil lab that exploded, according to Sgt. Ray Framstad, with the Merced County Sheriff's Office. No injuries were reported.
A truck crashed into the fence of a home on the corner of Olive and Geary Avenue at about 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, according to Officer Chase Wilson, with the Merced Police Department. One person suffered minor injuries.
Physics students at Merced College compete in the annual Siege Weapons Competition in Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Students worked in teams to build catapults and trebuchets in an effort to launch a basketball a minimum of 15 meters.