Bus crash driver has first appearance in Merced Superior Court
An arraignment for 58-year-old Mario David Vasquez was continued on Wednesday to a date in September where his custody status will be discussed and he will enter a plea. He is charged with four felony counts of vehicular manslaughter and multiple
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.