Dumpster dining bear caught unawares, whisked to city in trash truck
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
Mariposa County Sheriff's Deputy attempts to remove a plastic cup from a skunk's head Wednesday night. After multiple failed attempts with a baton, the deputy used his bare hands to remove it from from the critter's head, authorities said.
The Applegate Road and Highway 99 overpass in Atwater was shut down indefinitely by Caltrans on Oct. 12, 2018, due to a big rig accident. It wasn't the first big rig incident to close the busy overpass.
Pedro Torres, a 41-year-old Merced resident, was arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase through the Beachwood area before crashing and trying to flee, according to the Merced County Sheriff’s Office.
Last week, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office’s Aviation Unit spotted several suspected illegal marijuana grows in south Merced, officials said. Deputies on the ground corroborated the information and served search warrants at five homes.
Merced County attorneys comment on former Merced detective Joe Deliman openly admitted to embezzling money from the Merced Police Officers Association on the stand during a preliminary hearing of a murder case Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2018.
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
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