Defense attorney claims tire blowout may have caused crash, not DUI, social media
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
Some Dos Palos residents say they avoid drinking tap water and choose to buy bottled water in Dos Palos, Calif., on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. According to state records, a Dos Palos city well has failed tests at least 22 times since 2013.
Friday is Arbor Day in the City of Merced. Public Works has made it a tradition to plant trees at City schools and parks on Arbor Days for decades to involve students in the planting process and teach them about the role trees play in the city.
A woman waiting for her order alongside a taco truck on Hwy 59 near Merced is shown being attacked by a would-be purse snatcher. The Merced County Sheriff's Department seeks your help in identifying the assailant. The assault took place March 28.
The Merced County Public Defender's Office explains the importance of the case Gideon v. Wainwright, which resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the right to counsel is a fundamental right essential to a fair trial.
Players from Merced County schools compete in a unified basketball exhibition game at Merced High School in Merced, Calif., on Friday, March 16, 2018. According to Buhach Colony High School teacher John Hall, the Special Olympics event consists of
The Los Banos Fire Department and Merced County Cal Fire will be on the corner of Mercy Springs and Pacheco Boulevard in Los Banos on March 23 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. for their annual Fill the Boot fundraiser that goes toward helping burn victims.
Seventh- and eighth-grade students in Le Grand held a demonstration on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, calling for stricter background checks and funding for school security in response to the school shooting in Florida that left 17 children dead last
According to Sgt. Kevin Blake with the Merced County Sheriff's Office, a pedestrian was struck and killed by a big rig in the southbound lanes of Highway 99 in Atwater on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. According to Blake, the Merced County Sheriff's Off
Two women were injured when the cars they were driving collided head-on on Cunningham Road near Highway 140 in a rural part of Merced County, according to California Highway Patrol. They were flown by helicopter to a Modesto hospital after the cra
First responders are performing CPR on man who reportedly jumped or fell off from the Highway 99 bridge over 15th Street in Merced just before 6 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018, according to California Highway Patrol. Additional information wasn't i
Sheehy Elementary School students made a sundae on the head of Principal Rogelio Gutierrez because they exceeded the challenge of raising $750 to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, school officials said on Friday March 9, 2018. The childre