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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.