Richard Dorrity, 66, of Livingston sits outside his home on Sept. 20, 2017. He was recently awarded a Carnegie Medal for saving the life of a man in a burning truck an an intersection close to his home. firstname.lastname@example.org
Merced Fire Battalion Chief Jeremy Franklin talks about an apartment fire that gutted an apartment in the 100 block of East 11th Street Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Merced. Franklin said the cause of the fire was still under investigation Saturday, but officials think it was accidental. Franklin said investigators were looking at electrical sources, but he couldn't confirm the cause.
A cosplayer at the California Republic Comic Con Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Merced talks about why she dressed up and why the comic con is an important event. Check out more photos of the event at http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article173781681.html.
President Donald Trump told reporters before he left for Florida on Sept. 14, 2017 that funding "The Wall" would come after a plan for DACA but also said that samples of the proposed border wall between the U.S. and Mexico were being constructed.
A series of three videos from Feb. 22, 2016, show the moment when a 200-plus-pound man slammed into a 26-year-old woman who had become stuck in the slack of a zip line at Margarita Adventures in Santa Margarita. A lawsuit claims the woman suffered fractured ribs, a punctured lung and spinal fractures. The second video is the collision from the woman's point of the view, and the final video gives the clearest look at the collision.
Kevin Gonzalves, a Merced Irrigation District board director up for re-election, was convicted of a misdemeanor nearly a decade ago for defecating on public property. Gonzalves pleaded no contest and was convicted in 2009 of a single misdemeanor count of being a public nuisance, according to documents obtained by the Sun-Star.
The Fresno County Sheriff's Office is looking for three men who committed a burglary in Squaw Valley. They were captured on a video doorbell security system. At least two of the suspects are shown holding handguns.