An armed fugitive from the Merced County Jail surrendered to SWAT team officers in Gilroy early Wednesday morning after authorities tracked him to a hotel room in the city, a Gilroy police spokesman said.
A Central Valley high school teacher charged with having a longtime sexual affair with an underage student has been sentenced to five years of probation and five months in jail.
Authorities say a DNA test has confirmed that the boy whose body was pulled from a Central California canal is that of 4-year-old Juliani Cardenas.
An autopsy shows a boy whose body was pulled from a Central California canal had drowned.
Authorities said the body of a child found in a Central Valley canal belongs to a 4-year-old boy who was kidnapped from his home earlier this month.