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  1. Man accused of killing 5 was to be charged with 2014 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Police said Martin Martinez was arrested on Sunday for the murders of two women an... . Modesto Police Chief Galen Carroll discusses the homicides during a news conference at Modesto Police headquarters in Modesto, Calif., Monday, July, 20, 2015.


  2. Man says ex-wife, daughter among 5 slain in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    The ex-husband of a woman killed with four others in a California home says the victim was a devoted doctor who cared for low-income patients. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Monday that Timothy Ripley says his ex-wife, Amanda Crews, and their 6-year-old daughter were found slain in a Modesto home Saturday.


  3. Police: 5 bodies found in Modesto, California homeRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Police sought to question a 30-year-old man about the deaths of three children and two adults whose bodies were found in a California home on Saturday. Detectives named Martin Martinez, of Modesto, a person-of-interest in the investigation and are asking anyone with information on him and his whereabouts to call authorities.


  4. Massage providers say new bans are giving them growing painsRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Massage therapists and day spa owners in Modesto are voicing frustration over a 45-day moratorium city lawmakers imposed on the opening, expansion and relocation of bodywork businesses.


  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Round-trip shuttle rides to Kings Canyon National Park start rolling on Saturday. Big Trees Transit is a partnership between the City of Sanger, State of California and the National Park Service.


  6. New trial expected for man convicted in Chandra Levy deathRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    A man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy is expected to get a new trial after government attorneys on Friday said the "interests of justice" would best be served by one. On Friday, after more than a year of sporadic hearings and legal wrangling, government attorneys withdrew their opposition to a new trial for Ingmar Guandique.


  7. Pistachio tree disorder could affect 20,000 California acresRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    A nursery near Modesto sold pistachio trees with a disorder that officials say could affect as many as 20,000 acres of San Joaquin Valley orchards. The Modesto Bee says Duarte Nursery sold a type of pistachio tree that had bushy top syndrome, which causes stunted growth and other problems.


  8. 2 sentenced in fatal Stanislaus County attempted carjackingRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Two men have been sentenced in Stanislaus County Superior Court for first-degree murder and attempted carjacking in an encounter that took the life of a 21-year-old man nearly five years ago. Superior Court Judge Scott Steffen on Monday sentenced 19-year-old Turlock Diaz to 52 years and six months to life in prison.


  9. Family and friends mourn young mother found burned in fieldRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Relatives and friends are mourning a young mother whose badly burned body was found in a Stanislaus County orchard this week. Sacramento television station KTXL reports that grieving family members held a candlelight vigil on Friday night honoring Modesto resident Lauren London.


  10. Man kidnapped outside his home escapes captorsRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Northern California police are looking for a suspect who kidnapped a man at gunpoint outside his home in front of his wife and two small children. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports the 25-year-old man was kidnapped in Santa Rosa Tuesday night by a man who forced him into a pickup truck.


  11. Bird flu found at Foster Farms turkey ranch in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Hundreds of turkeys at a Central California ranch are being killed to prevent the spread of a type of avian flu that is not a threat to people but can decimate poultry flocks. Foster Farms announced on Saturday that routine food safety screening uncovered the flu outbreak at the Stanislaus County ranch, which was quarantined in keeping with U.S. Department of Agriculture policies.


  12. Mormon church creates 11 new missions worldwideRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Joining Logan and Orem with new missions are Modesto, California; Yakima, Washington; Trinidad, Costa Rica, Peru, Bolivia, Portugal and Argentina, which lands two new missions. At the same time Friday, the church announced two Salt Lake City missions would be combined into one for a net gain of 10 new missions.


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