Stanislaus County

A CBS 5 crew captured footage of hens starving at this ranch near Turlock in Stanislaus County on February 22, 2012. Officials said an estimated 50,000 birds were found starving to death. (CBS)

More Than 50,000 Hens Found Starving On Central Valley Ranch

An estimated 50,000 hens are dead or will be euthanized after authorities found them starving on a chicken ranch in Central California on Wednesday.


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Dead Infant Found In Trash Bin In Central Valley Gas Station

Authorities were searching for the mother of a dead infant whose body was found in a trash bin at a Stanislaus County gas station.


William Walter Asher was sentenced to life in prison for the 1966 robbery and murder of a San Francisco bartender. He escaped custody in 1975 and was found living in Central California on August 19, 2011. (FBI)

SF Bartender’s Killer Captured After 36 Years On The Run

After 36 years on the run, a felon convicted of robbing and killing a San Francisco bartender who escaped custody in 1975 has been arrested.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/22/2011

The Delta-Mendota Canal (U.S. Department of the Interior)

Divers End Delta Search For Missing Boy

Divers in Stanislaus County have ended their search of the Delta-Mendota Canal for the bodies of a missing boy and his alleged abductor.


Juliani Cardenas (left) and Jose Esteban Rodriguez. (CBS)

4 More Vehicles Found In Canal, None Tied To Missing NorCal Boy

Authorities say crews recovered four vehicles while searching a Central California canal for a car possibly linked to a missing 4-year-old boy.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/25/2011

Juliani Cardenas (left) and Jose Esteban Rodriguez. (CBS)

Amber Alert Downgraded For Kidnapped NorCal Boy

Authorities have downgraded the statewide Amber Alert for a 4-year-old Stanislaus County boy, allegedly kidnapped by his mother’s ex-boyfriend.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/24/2011

Juliani Cardenas (left) and Jose Esteban Rodriguez. (CBS)

Divers Suspend Canal Search For Kidnapped NorCal Boy

Divers suspended their search of a canal Thursday for a missing Northern California boy whose kidnapping prompted a statewide Amber Alert.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/20/2011

Juliani Cardenas (left) and Jose Esteban Rodriguez. (CBS)

Still No Sign Of Missing NorCal Boy, Alleged Captor

A statewide search continued Wednesday for a 4-year-old boy who was abducted from Stanislaus County on Tuesday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/19/2011