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  1. Police: 4 men held at California pot farm, forced to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | The Daily Republic

    Two women have been arrested on charges of holding four brothers captive at an illegal marijuana farm in Northern California and forcing them to work there for six months, police said Wednesday. The men ran away in July from the secluded pot growing operation in the small Sierra Nevada mountain range town of West Point after overhearing they would be killed after the harvest, said Calaveras County Sheriff's Capt.


  2. Highway pole rips through bus in California crash, killing 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    A bus veered off a central California highway before dawn Tuesday and struck a pole that sliced the vehicle nearly in half, killing five people and sending at least five more to hospitals, some with lost limbs, authorities said. Rescuers pulled out "bags of body parts" from the survivors of the crash on State Route 99, where the speeding bus carrying about 30 people hit the pole of a highway exit sign head-on, Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke said.


  3. Man convicted in Chandra Levy's death won't be retriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy, saying they can no longer prove their case in the 15-year-old slaying that thrust former congressman Gary Condit into the national spotlight. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia issued a statement saying it has moved to dismiss the case charging Ingmar Guandique with Levy's 2001 killing.


  4. Prep boys tennis: Armijo makes good showing in SJS tennis tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    Armijo's Derek Wadsworth made another solid appearance at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I individual tennis tournament at Johnson Ranch Racquet Club, but ran into some bad luck on Thursday. Wadsworth, the runner-up in 2015, won his first match 6-0, 6-0 over Kameron Fernandez of Tokay of Lodi only to face top-seeded Arjith Jayaraman of Granite Bay in the second round.


  5. Modesto police shoot, kill man following chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    Modesto police say officers shot and killed a man who led them on a chase following an alleged domestic dispute. Modesto Police spokeswoman Heather Graves says officers responded Sunday to a call from a woman about a man who was her door with a gun.


  6. Police arrest California man for cockfighting in backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    The Modesto Bee reports that Stanislaus County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of dog fighting on Super Bowl Sunday. But Sgt.


  7. Central Catholic tops San Marino for CIF Small Schools titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    Justin Rice ran 19 times for 216 yards and two touchdowns as Modesto's Central Catholic of the Sac-Joaquin Section handed San Marino a 56-21 loss to win the Division Open - Small Schools CIF State Football Championship Bowl Games on Saturday night. Da-Ron Bland returned two interceptions for scores while Hunter Petlansky threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score for Central Catholic .


  8. Fear at the tap: Uranium contaminates water in the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    In a trailer park tucked among irrigated orchards that help make California's San Joaquin Valley the richest farm region in the world, 16-year-old Giselle Alvarez, one of the few English-speakers in the community of farmworkers, puzzles over the notices posted on front doors: There's a danger in their drinking water. Uranium, the notices warn, tests at a level considered unsafe by federal and state standards.


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