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
Advocates and residents in Merced rally together to send a clear message of unity and inclusion in the community on Sunday Aug. 20, 2017, while denouncing hatred, violence and racism. email@example.com
The California Highway Patrol investigate the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 59 just south of Reilly Road in Merced County, Calif., on Saturday, Aug.19, 2017. The rider was participating in a ride to honor injured Los Banos police officers.
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.