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1 hr ago | The Modesto Bee
Crystal Spradley tells City News Service she went looking for her aunt, 45-year-old Wanda Threadgill, Tuesday night after not hearing from her for two weeks.
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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Seniors in Modesto City Schools' Criminal Justice Program investigated a "suspicious death" for their final exam of the semester Tuesday.
6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
During November and December, Cub Scout Packs 110 and 133 of Modesto have worked to provide a full carload of canned goods that joined at least eight bins of food collected by local Boy Scouts.
The city wants to hear from the public on its plan to trim hundreds of trees around Modesto Airport – including ones at 500-acre Tuolumne River Regional Park – because they encroach into pilots' airspace.
Whether area electricity customers could face higher rates in 2014 was called into question at Tuesday's Modesto Irrigation District board meeting, with no clear answer.
The public won't know why Modesto terminated a high-ranking public works official, why he was the subject of a city investigation or learn the conclusions of that investigation.
The 97-year-old longtime resident of Paris said in a statement Monday that she was grateful for the "expressions of sympathy."
A fire broke out in a vacant home in south Modesto early Tuesday, causing an estimated $80,000 in damage.
Beyonce's fifth album was released early Friday morning exclusively on iTunes. Apple said Monday that the album sold 617,213 in its U.S. iTunes Store.
The Tennessean reports that Christopher Ferrell's bond was lowered from $300,000 to $150,000 during a 90-minute hearing Monday.
Lawyers soon will take over the main floor of downtown Modesto's historic El Viejo post office, but the I Street landmark will retain much of its architectural beauty.
The Los Angeles Times reports that Beck warned Monday that officers may have had a different perspective on the ground in downtown Los Angeles Friday night.
Yogurt is one of those treats that you don't feel too bad about having. Today's Stocking Stuffer idea offers the recipient both frosty yogurt and a tumbler to drink some healthy water.
Police say 58-year-old Jennie Zhu was driving at speeds as high as 80 mph when she rear-ended a minivan on Sept 27. Prosecutors announced on Monday that she will be arraigned later in the week on vehicle manslaughter and reckless driving charges.
The Los Angeles Times reports 51-year-old Roger Scott Hewson will be arraigned Monday on one count of possession and control of child pornography and one count of distributing obscene matter.
The California Highway Patrol says the burning 1996 Honda CRV was reported late Sunday on the Vernon Avenue onramp to the northbound 110 Freeway.
President Barack Obama and his family are attending the 32nd annual "Christmas in Washington" concert Sunday night at the National Building Museum.