Federal Park Officials Shut Down Trails Where NorCal Family Found DeadFederal park officials ordered the closure of a trail in Mariposa County Sunday where the bodies of a family and their dog were discovered dead from unknown causes earlier this month.
UPDATE: San Francisco Family Found Dead in Sierra Foothills Not Exposed to Chemicals from MineAuthorities released new details Thursday regarding the mysterious deaths of a San Francisco family found on a California hiking trail last week.
Authorities Search For 6 Inmates Who Escaped From Merced County JailSix inmates escaped the Merced County Downtown Jail late Saturday by gaining access to the roof and scaling down the outside wall with a homemade rope, the sheriff's office said.
Merced Man Arrested After 5YO Daughter Accidentally Shot, KilledMerced Police arrested the father of a 5-year-old girl for child endangerment after she was accidentally shot and killed by a juvenile member of her family, police said.
Massive SCU Lightning Complex Fire 72 Percent ContainedThe SCU Lightning Complex fires in Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, and San Benito counties are now 72 percent contained.
SCU Lightning Complex: Wildfire Grows To More Than 370,000 Acres, Burn Operation PlannedAfter almost two weeks of burning, the SCU Lightning Complex of fires spread to 372,971 acres Friday morning, making it the second biggest wildfire in California history.
Stockton Woman Who Streamed Fatal DUI Crash Arrested With Loaded Gun During Traffic StopA Stockton woman who live-streamed a DUI crash that killed her younger sister and was recently released on parole was arrested early Thursday after officers located a firearm during a traffic stop.
Central Valley Woman Who Livestreamed Crash That Killed Sister Out On ParoleA California woman convicted of driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister has been released on parole after serving 26 months in prison.
Amber Alert For Toddler Cancelled After 2 Bodies Are Found Near Remote NorCal CampgroundCalifornia authorities canceled an Amber Alert for a 2-year-old boy they said was abducted by his father after two bodies were found near a remote campground.
Deputies Fear Tragic End To Merced Amber Alert; 2 Bodies Found Near Rural CampgroundThe bodies of a man and young boy were discovered Monday near the Sand Flat Campground in Tuolumne County close to a car linked to a weekend Amber Alert, authorities said.
Oakland Police Chase Ends In Crash, Arrests Of Possible Homicide SuspectsA police chase ended with a crash outside in an industrial area of East Oakland Friday and the arrest of three suspects.
Suspect Eludes CHP On Chase From Merced To OaklandCalifornia Highway Patrol officers pursued a suspect from Merced to Oakland on Wednesday night but the suspect ultimately got away and is still at large.
6 Years In Prison For Central Valley Teen Who Streamed Fatal CrashA California teen has been sentenced to six years and four months in prison for driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister.
California Teen Who Streamed Fatal Crash Pleads No ContestA California teen has pleaded no contest to charges she was driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister.
NTSB: Fatigue, Poor Regulation Led To Deadly Central Valley Bus CrashA severely sleep-deprived driver and a bus company with a poor safety record were causes of an August 2016 crash in California's Central Valley that killed four passengers and injured 20 others.