A Merced police officer and robbery suspect suffered non-life threatening injuries while gang unit officers served an arrest warrant at a home in the 1600 block of East 21st Street Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.
An old rivalry between veteran Merced County politicians flared up Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, sparking an argument over the appointment of a local representative to a state commission that could help the county’s crumbling roads.
The California Highway Patrol respond to the scene of an overturned truck hauling almonds on the southbound Highway 99 on-ramp near the intersection of North Chowchilla Boulevard and Road 15, in Chowchilla, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.
You don't necessarily need fancy equipment to watch one of the sky's most awesome shows: a solar eclipse. With just a few simple supplies, you can make a pinhole camera that allows you to view the event safely and easily.
Obdulia Sanchez, 18, of Stockton, appears before judge David W. Moranda during a pre-preliminary hearing at the Robert M. Falasco Justice Center, a branch of the Merced County Superior Court in Los Banos, Calif., Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Sanchez has been charged with DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter for a crash that occurred on Friday, July 21, 2017, resulting in the death of her 14-year-old sister Jacqueline Sanchez.
Catheys Valley residents Ramiro Iniguez and his wife Soledad Pulido-Iniguez receive donations of clothes, canned goods, a picnic table and school supplies from the Merced County Sheriff Explorers in Catheys Valley, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.