Modesto

Casket. (AP)

17 Bodies Removed From Modesto Funeral Home After Complaints

Officials say 17 bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies.

05/18/2013

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SUV Driver Hits, Kills 2-Year-Old On Scooter In Modesto

Police in Modesto say a 2-year-old girl was fatally struck by a suspected drunk driver as she was riding a scooter in the street.

04/13/2013

A police chase ended in a crash in San Francisco Thursday morning.  (KCBS)

Police Chase With Stolen Car Ends With Crash Into San Francisco Hydrant

A stolen vehicle that was pursued by the California Highway Patrol from Modesto ended in a crash in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood Thursday morning, according to San Francisco police.

04/11/2013

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Modesto Police Bust Illegal Gambling Operation Posing As Internet Cafe

Local and state authorities on Thursday raided the businesses, Andthen.com and LinkNet, which had advertised as an Internet cafe and a computer services company.

03/29/2013

Post cereals (Postfoods.com)

Cereal Maker Wants To Pack Its Boxes And Move Out Of California

Post Foods announced last week that it has made a tentative decision to shut down its last plant in the Golden State, in the Central Valley town of Modesto. A final decision was expected in April.

03/25/2013

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Bronze Memorial Plaques Stolen From Modesto Church

Dozens of bronze plaques have been pried off a memorial wall at a Modesto church.

01/29/2013

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Chain-Swinging Man Subdued By SWAT Team After 5-Hour Modesto Standoff

A chain-swinging man apparently under the influence of drugs has been subdued by a SWAT team after a nearly five-hour standoff in a gas station convenience store.

01/07/2013

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Off-Duty Cop Killed After Big-Rig Slams Into Stopped Traffic In Modesto

An off-duty police officer is dead and a state highway worker was hospitalized after a big-rig slammed into stopped traffic on a Central California highway.

11/09/2012

Hazmat worker examines contaminated money.

Contaminated Cash Gives Modesto Bank Workers Itchy Rashes

Police say a group of Modesto bank employees are OK after a customer deposited a packet of money wrapped in a paper towel that ended up sending six employees to a hospital.

10/20/2012

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Hearing Delayed In For Modesto Teacher In Teen Sex Case

The attorney for a former Modesto high school teacher who began a high-profile romance with a teenage student has asked a judge to dismiss sex charges against her client.

10/03/2012

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