MERCED, Calif. (AP) — After a months-long manhunt, police arrested a suspect in the death of an 8-year-old girl who had been reported missing before her body was found last March inside a central California home, authorities said Sunday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California authorities issued a danger advisory for San Luis Reservoir in Merced County on Friday due to the toxin levels of blue-green algae in the water.
The Department of Water Resources said people should avoid contact with the water and avoid eating fish or shellfish from the lake.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The former general manager of a central California water district is accused of stealing more than $25 million in federally owned water by exploiting a leak in a canal, prosecutors said Thursday.
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — The mother of an 8-year-old girl who was found dead inside a central California home after the child was reported missing was charged in her killing along with her boyfriend, authorities said.
MERCED, Calif. (AP) — A manhunt was under way Saturday for a man wanted in the death of a child whose body was found inside a central California home during the search for a missing 8-year-old girl.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A family that died of heat exhaustion during a grueling summer hike in Northern California sent a last, desperate text pleading for help, authorities said Thursday.
The Mariposa County Sheriff's Office released information pulled from the cellphone of Jonathan Gerrish after months of work with an FBI forensics team.
LE GRAND, Calif. (AP) — The mother of three children found dead inside a central California home has been charged with murder, officials said Thursday.
Deputies doing a welfare check found the children, ages 8, 5 and 3, Wednesday in a Merced County apartment.
LE GRAND, Calif. (AP) — Three children under the age of 8 years old were found dead Wednesday in a Merced County apartment and a woman was hospitalized with apparently self-inflicted injuries, authorities said.
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Christian Anigwe scored 14 points and UC Davis beat NAIA-member UC Merced 81-40 on Saturday.
The Aggies (4-3) built a 10-0 lead, extended it to 27-9 and went to intermission up 42-17.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California family found dead on a hiking trail near the Merced River died after they overheated and ran out of drinking water on a sunny August afternoon when temperatures reached 109 degrees Fahrenheit (43 Celsius) in the steep mountain terrain, authorities said Thursday.
DOS PALOS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have identified five members of a family killed in a house fire in rural Central California.
The Merced County Sheriff’s Office said the two adult victims were Ruben Andrade, 40, and Juana Yanez, 35, the parents of the three child victims.
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they are still investigating the mysterious deaths of a Northern California family and their dog who were found in a remote hiking area, but have so far determined their deaths were not caused by a gun or any other weapon, a lightning strike, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, cyanide exposure, illegal drugs, alcohol or suicide.
DOS PALOS, Calif. (AP) — Three children and two adults died in a house fire before dawn Thursday in rural Central California, authorities said.
Two other adults were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after the fire near the small community of Dos Palos, said Deputy Daryl Allen, public information officer for the Merced County Sheriff’s Office.
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — A bloom of toxic blue-green algae in a Central California reservoir has reached the danger level, the state Department of Water Resource said Tuesday.
Lab results from this week’s tests showed an increase in toxin levels at San Luis Reservoir in Merced County, the department said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mysterious deaths of a Northern California family of hikers and their dog have led federal officials to close 28 miles along the Merced River, where high levels of toxic algae were detected.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California family of three that had been reported missing was found dead Tuesday along with the family’s dog on a hiking trail in a remote area of the Sierra National Forest, authorities said.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California man was charged Thursday with making 10 shrapnel bombs, including one that was thrown at a home and burned a fence, authorities said.
The American West is baking, burning and drying in intertwined extreme weather. Four sets of numbers explain how bad it is now, while several others explain why it got this bad.
The West is going through “the trifecta of an epically dry year followed by incredible heat the last two months and now we have fires,” said University of California Merced climate and fire scientist John Abatzoglou.
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Matilda Castren became the first Finnish winner in LPGA Tour history Sunday in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship, pulling away on the front-nine at foggy Lake Merced and holding off Min Lee by two strokes.
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Min Lee made a 15-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th for a 4-under 68 and two-stroke lead Saturday in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship.
Coming off a Symetra Tour victory, Lee also birdied the par-5 15th and par-3 17th to pull away from former Stanford player Lauren Kim and Finland's Matilda Castren.
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Irish rookie Leona Maguire shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday at Lake Merced to take the first-round lead in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship, the tour's second straight event on the San Francisco Peninsula.
LIVINGSTON, Calif. (AP) — A chicken processing plant in central California has been ordered to shut down after it became the site of one of the largest and most severe COVID-19 outbreaks in the state, health officials said...
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Lydia Ko hit a 3-wood to 3 feet for eagle to finish off Minjee Lee on the first hole of a playoff Sunday in the chilly LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship...
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Days after turning 21, Lydia Ko is surrounding herself with family and friends and soaking up good vibes on a golf course she loves as she seeks to end a victory drought...
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Lydia Ko was back on top at Lake Merced.
Ko shot a 4-under 68 on a chilly Thursday morning at the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship for a share of the first-round lead...
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — A California teen has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister...
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Ajani Kennedy made 6 of 7 from the field, including both of his 3-point attempts, and finished with 15 points to help UC Riverside beat NAIA member UC Merced 91-46 on Friday night.
Lucille Helen Christie December 29, 1925 - March 19, 2017 Pocatello, Idaho- Lucille Helen (Price) Christie, 91 of Pocatello, Idaho, died peacefully in her daughter's home on March 19th, 2017. Born December 29, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, Lucille was the older of two daughters born to Edgar E.