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51 min ago | The Modesto Bee
Two brothers whose homes and businesses were searched in connection with the homicide of a Turlock man were joined by about 20 of their family and friends in front of the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office Wednesday to protest what they say is ongoing harassment by law enforcement.
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5 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
A Stanislaus County judge who has been disqualified by prosecutors more than 500 times since October has been reassigned to civil court.
5 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
While nobody debates that Stanislaus County desperately needs a new courthouse – services such as civil and traffic court have been moved to offsite, leased space – where it's going to go is a bone of contention.
6 hrs ago | The Union Democrat
Murphys Irish Day, an annual event attracting thousands of people from throughout Northern California, will take place Saturday in downtown Murphys.
11 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Monthly meeting of the Latino Community Roundtable features guest speaker state Sen. Anthony Cannella.
15 hrs ago | SFGate
Federal officials are investigating CVS over tens of thousands of prescription pain killers they say have gone missing from four of the company's California pharmacies, a newspaper reported.
19 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
A Linden man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on federal perjury charges, likely the final act in the Road Dog Cycle racketeering case.
The county is on track to realize $4 million in additional discretionary revenue than what was projected in the budget approved in June.
Stanislaus County is persuading state officials that its request for $40 million in jail construction funds should be reconsidered and granted.
A preliminary hearing initially scheduled to start this week has been postponed until May 28 for two people associated with a Stanislaus County egg farm where authorities said they found an estimated 50,000 hens without feed two years ago.
The Stanislaus County Coroner’s office on Tuesday identified the woman killed in an accident north of Denair Monday as Obdulia Soto, 66, of Planada.
A judge on Monday fined a defense attorney $500 for failing to attend a sentencing hearing for his client, who faces up to 80 years to life in prison for his role in a deadly Modesto home-invasion robbery.
The Denair Unified School District board also will convene Thursday night for its regular meeting, expecting to hire a permanent chief business officer.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is being offered at the Riverbank and Oakdale branches of the Stanislaus County Library this month.
The City Council on Tuesday will consider raising passenger fares for all Modesto Area Express and Modesto Area Dial-a-Ride services, which would be the transit system's first increases since 2008.
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