Two men charged with tying a dog to a fire hydrant, slashing it with machetes and leaving it for dead were ordered to stand trial.
Dozens gathered in Merced to protest animal abuse after a Siberian Husky was tied to a fire hydrant and slashed by two men with machetes.
A drunken motorist who was street racing slammed into a Northern California house. A boy sleeping inside the home was injured.
Authorities in Central California say they have identified a 13-year-old girl as the mother of a newborn baby abandoned last week in a trash bin.
Central Valley police are searching for the mother of a newborn girl abandoned in a trash bin of an apartment complex in the city of Merced.
High-Speed Board Approves Central Valley Section; Fresno Assemblyman Says Authority Has Gone Off The Rails
Plans to build a $ 68 billion high-speed rail system in California took a big step forward as the state’s high-speed rail board approved a route for a key segment of the project that stretches from Fresno to Bakersfield.
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.
Winds had been blowing dense smoke plumes northeast into the Lake Tahoe area and Nevada but a shift Friday brought them west down to the San Joaquin Valley floor.
A federal railroad oversight board has given approval to the California High-Speed Rail Authority to start construction in the Central Valley.
A Merced woman is OK after crashing her SUV into an apartment complex swimming pool.