Residents react to Merced being named as one of the worst cities to live in by 24/7 Wall St., LLC., a news and opinion company, in Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Merced made the list at number nine.
A Madera police officer shot a man on Monday, June 5, who was holding a knife to his own throat and then turning a gun on the officer. In a Facebook Live video, Chief Steve Frazier, describes what happens. Full video: https://www.facebook.com/MaderaPD/videos/1556461134398222/
Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel prepare a wayward brown bear for a trip back to the mountains after it apparently was caught dining in a dumpster in Hume Lake, California, tossed into the back of trash track, driven down the mountain and through the city of Fresno to the Fresno County dump Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015. The bear was tranquilized by Department of Fish and Wildlife marksman and returned to the mountains. (Video: Craig Kohlruss, The Fresno Bee)bear.mp4
A green Honda sedan crashed and caught fire Wednesday while trying to outrun police, the Sun-Star has confirmed. The pursuit ended on Highway 99 north near Winton Parkway in Merced County. email@example.com
A RV that was parked outside of a home on 26th Street in Merced caught fire on Sunday Dec. 10, 2017, the Merced Fire Department reported. The fire spread to the home and no injuries were reported. firstname.lastname@example.org
The driver and passenger of a Toyota Corolla fled after crashing into three parked cars in Merced on P and 13th streets Sunday Dec. 10, 2017, according to the Merced Police Department. email@example.com
Volunteers prepare animals for transport at the Merced County Animal Control in Atwater, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. According to founder and president of New Beginnings for Merced County Animals, Sharon Lohman, more than 20 cats and about 20 dogs are being transported to Seattle, Wash., for adoption.
Volunteers from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) are visiting Gracey Elementary every Wednesday after school for a pilot program that began in September. They guide the children through a variety of literacy activities, including timed reading lessons that track the participants’ progress.
Video by Sara Sandrik/Merced City School District
Dennis Areias, a Los Banos school board trustee who was charged with a felony for pumping cow waste water into a drainage ditch, explains why it was his only option during an interview Dec. 5, 2017, at the site of the dumping at Henry Miller and Box Car roads near Los Banos.