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Lt. Mindy Talmadge, a fire department spokeswoman, says crews responded to the blaze inside a two-story public housing building shortly before 10 a.m. in the city's Sunnydale neighborhood.
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An auto body shop owner in Ceres, south of Modesto, was arrested Tuesday after a man's body was found stuffed into a freezer at the business.
11 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
During the Earth Day in the Park Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Graceada Park, the Modesto City Council is inviting the public to attend Council in the Park.
In this Jan. 25, 2014 file photo, Miley Cyrus arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY awards - salute to industry icons with Clive Davis, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Carissa Higginbotham of the Ceres Police Department said the property owner found the body after opening the freezer while looking around the abandoned shop.
Tipsters can email through the Crime Stoppers website, www.stancrimetips.org , or text tips to CRIMES by typing "Tip704" plus a message.
The San Jose Mercury News reports that 38-year-old Geoffrey Graves entered the plea in court on Monday and then left without talking to reporters.
Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says more than 100 firefighters fought the flames in San Pedro for nearly two hours early Tuesday.
City News Service says 34-year-old Jesus Canales entered his plea Monday to charges including murder and child abuse.
Police found 20-year-old Nicholas Brastins Barnes of Pittsburgh, Pa., on Feb. 15. Authorities say the student had been dead for some time.
Lt. Rich Lawhead says an argument in front of a laundry led to gunfire at about 1 p.m. Monday.
A jury is expected to continue deliberating Tuesday in a trial for a man accused of murder in the shooting of a 28-year-old woman five years ago in west Modesto.
Forty-five-year-old Terri Frana was attacked by a large bear in her driveway Saturday.
One of the country's top colonial historians, Alan Taylor, has won his second Pulitzer, for "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War In Virginia."
It's also a great advertisement for the creativity of old age. The 130 works displayed at Tate Modern were created in the last years of the French artist's long life, when Matisse - by then in a wheelchair - turned to scissors and paper, creating a series of ever-bigger, bolder and more ambitious cut-outs.
The San Jose Mercury News reports a woman called 911 Sunday afternoon making threats to harm herself and others.