The Merced County Sheriff’s Tactical and Recognizance Team, which the sheriff called “walking Sequoias” and “bad news” for gangs, will return as of Sept. 17, Warnke announced on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
A woman stepped off the curb on 15th Street in Merced under Highway 99 and in front of a Toyota headed westbound about 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, according to Sgt. Dan Dabney. The pedestrian was flown to a Modesto hospital.
Students at Peterson Elementary in Merced will return to a blacktop play area filled with colorful new artwork and activities when school resumes on Wednesday, Aug. 15. Members of the Parent Teacher Club volunteered their time to paint a large map o
Six adults and a child are expected to be displaced after an apartment building in the 3000 block of Santa Rosa Court in Merced caught fire around 6:23 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, according to Merced City Fire Battalion Chief Jeff Horta.
A driver who says he fell asleep careened across Yosemite Avenue west of Parsons Avenue around 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, before striking two SUVs carrying parents and children, according to Merced police. One SUV overturned.
An uncle of 16-year-old Favian Isiah Carrillo Duran says the family is "devastated" over the loss of the "respectful" and "obedient" teen who had college aspirations. He spoke Monday, July 30, 2018, in Atwater.