| Dec 3, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Before the real estate bust, tract houses were a booming crop in California's farm belt. Parts of the Central Valley were turning into a bedroom community for the Bay Area. So three years ago, Stanislaus County, which has a $1-billion......
| Jun 3, 2011
| 2:54 PM
A father was booked into the Stanislaus County Jail this week accused in the 2006 death of his daughter.
In August, 2006, 14-year-old Alycia Mesiti disappeared from her Ceres home, her father told investigators she ran away.
Alycia’s case went...
| Nov 2, 2010
Three homes were damaged in a residential fire in Oakdale while residents waited for firefighters who were sent to the wrong address in the wrong city. Officials at the Stanislaus County regional 911 center are trying to figure out how the mistake took...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 5:04 PM
With a series of storms backed up past Hawaii, the city of Newman is keeping a wary eye on Orestimba Creek. The reed clogged creek just northwest of city limits has a history of troubles - combining with water from the CCID canal causing widespread...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 3:09 PM
26 "Johns" are in custody in Stanislaus County after a prostitution sting.
In an effort to curb drug and prostitution problems in the South Modesto area, deputies targeted those who solicit sex along South 9th Street.
Female deputy decoys were used...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Over $1.1 million worth of televisions and other audio-visual equipment is headed to schools and public institutions in California.
It’s part of a settlement with the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s office and several television...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 6:22 PM
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 4-year-old boy who police say has been kidnapped by his mother's ex-boyfriend.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department says Juliani Cardenas was at his grandmother's house in the 300 block of Barros Street when he...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 2:38 PM
PATTERSON, Calif. (KTLA) -- A floating body was found Saturday that authorities believe to be the man who kidnapped his ex-girlfriend's 4-year-old son and drove with him into a canal.
A California water authority employee saw the body, believed to be...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 2:03 PM
Four people were arrested, and 14 computers seized during a state-wide operation to find suspected traders and possessors of child pornography.
Operation "Gigabite" involved 20 law enforcement agencies from Los Angeles, north to Redding; about 150...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 7:27 AM
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is giving their dive team a break, after about three days of searches for a 2003 silver Toyota Corolla.
Investigators believe Jose Rodriguez was driving that car when he kidnapped 4-year-old Juliani Cardenas....
| Jan 24, 2011
| 10:44 AM
A car matching the description from an Amber Alert was seen in Sacramento Monday morning.
A driver called authorities saying a silver car like the one believed to be driven by 27-year-old Jose Esteban Rodriguez was driving exiting Highway 50 at 16th...
| May 19, 2011
| 10:01 AM
From the outside, it looks like your typical home..."In actuality, it was a warehouse for people with disabilities and they were collecting the funds, the rent, but were not providing services they'd promised," says Sgt. Rick Armendariz.