Modesto

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

3 CHP Officers, 6 Others Arrested In Killing Of Central Valley Man

Three current and former California Highway Patrol officers, a prominent criminal defense lawyer and five other people were arrested Friday in connection with the disappearance and killing of a Central Valley man, officials said.

08/14/2015

Martin Martinez (Modesto Police)

Modesto Mass Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In Toddler Killing

A man accused of killing five people at a Modesto home on Saturday and a toddler last year was transferred overnight from Santa Clara County Jail to Stanislaus County, and pleaded not guilty in one of the killings.

07/23/2015

Modesto Mass Murder Scene

Police Believe Modesto Mass Murder Suspect Also Killed 2-Year-Old Last Year

Modesto Police Chief Galen Carroll says a pathologist concluded on Thursday that 2-year-old Christopher Ripley died of head injuries on Oct. 2, 2014.

07/20/2015

Martin Martinez

Modesto Mass Murder Suspect Arrested; Daughter Among 5 Victims

Now that the man suspected of killing 5 people in Modesto is behind bars in an Alameda County jail, more details have emerged about the victims.

07/20/2015

Martin Martinez (Modesto Police)

Police Say ‘Person Of Interest’ In Modesto Mass Murder Arrested In San Jose

A person of interest in a Modesto homicide that left five people dead on Saturday was arrested outside a mall in San Jose early Sunday morning.

07/19/2015

Martin Martinez (Modesto Police)

Manhunt For ‘Person Interest’ In Case Of 5 Found Dead In Modesto Home

Authorities are looking for 30-year-old Martin Martinez of Modesto. He is believed to be driving a 2000 red Lincoln Navigator with the license plate 7CNN611.

07/18/2015

Modesto Mass Murder Scene

5 People Found Dead In Modesto Home

Five people were found dead in a home in Modesto. Police discovered the gruesome scene at a home in the 2600 Block of Nob Hill Court.

07/18/2015

Hydro Massage (credit: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Massage Therapists, Day Spas Complain New Bans Are Hurting Business

Massage therapists and day spa owners say they are being hurt by a 45-day moratorium city lawmakers imposed on the opening, expansion and relocation of bodywork businesses.

05/31/2015

In this handout photo provided by the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, Chandra Ann Levy of Modesto, CA poses in this undated file photo. Levy vanished April 30, 2001 after completing a federal internship in Washington, DC. Police continue their search for Levy, and on July 16, 2001 expanded their efforts into Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC. (Photo by Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Man Convicted Of Killing Chandra Levy Expected To Get New Trial

A man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy is expected to get a new trial after government attorneys on Friday said the “interests of justice” would best be served by one.

05/22/2015

Authorities raided a suspected chop shop in Oakland on September 30, 2014. (Alameda County Regional Auto Theft Task Force)

Study Links Spike In California Auto Thefts With Flood Of Inmates Released Early

A new study says California continues to see a spike in auto thefts since a change in prison policy four years ago forced many local jails to release more inmates early.

05/20/2015

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