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Turlock police make additional changes to downtown security following January shootings

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The Turlock Police Department has increased its efforts to improve safety downtown, the police chief said Friday.

On Facebook, police Chief Jason Hedden wrote that in response to two shootings near the Grand Cru last month, the department had changed the requirements of the bar’s conditional use permit. The changes include:

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Community groups call for updated use-of-force policies after Tracy teen shot by officer

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Following the police shooting that injured a 17-year-old teen in the Tracy area of San Joaquin County, organizations are showing support for the teen and his family.

This comes after body camera footage from last week's shooting was released on Wednesday. The video shows the teen getting into a fight with his adult brother and eventually approaching — knife in hand — both the brother and a Tracy Police Department officer before that officer shot him twice.

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One Arrested, Police Seek Info from Public in Fatal Market & South Broadway Shooting

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Police in Turlock have opened an investigation into a recent fatal shooting, according to a department media release.

Around 2 AM on Saturday, January 14th, officers responded to the area of Market and South Broadway downtown for a report of a shooting and found evidence that corroborated this report, as well as evidence that at least one person had been struck by gunfire, but no individuals remained at the scene.

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Lawsuits spanning decades allege sex abuse, hit Modesto-area Boy Scouts, schools, foster care

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She was 4 or 5 when the trauma began.

Her Modesto foster parent sexually assaulted her 20 to 30 times over the course of a year at his home, according to a lawsuit filed last month in Stanislaus County Superior Court.

The girl told her social worker what was happening, but the Stanislaus County Community Services Agency did nothing for a month as the abuse continued, the lawsuit alleges.

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Turlock Downtown Shooting makes 2nd Homicide for 2023

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“Turlock, CA – The Turlock Police Department received a 9-1-1 call this morning at 1:38 a.m. reporting a shooting behind the Udder Place and Grand Cru in downtown Turlock. Officers were immediately dispatched to the reported location and found a 31-year old male victim, identified as Robert Morgan of Turlock, laying on the ground and CPR was in process by uninvolved persons.

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Turlock Police to increase patrols downtown following deadly weekend

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TURLOCK, Calif. — Law enforcement officials in Stanislaus County are increasing patrols this weekend in downtown Turlock following a violent two days last weekend that left two people dead and one person injured in two separate downtown shootings.

In a Facebook post Friday, the Turlock Police Department said that they will be increasing patrols in the downtown corridor and surrounding areas Saturday and Sunday. 

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Victims of Hilmar double homicide identified. They were ages 74 and 69, coroner says

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The victims of a double homicide in Hilmar have been identified by the Merced County Sheriff Coroner’s Office as Lionel Alcantar Bazan, 74, and Juanita C. Lopez, 69, both of Hilmar, according to Deputy Alexandra Britton.

Deputies responded shortly before 9 p.m. on Jan. 10 to a home in the 19000 block of American Avenue in Hilmar for a possible homicide, according to authorities.

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24 hours and hundreds of feet apart, 2 killings in downtown Turlock. ‘We will not tolerate’

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Less than 24 hours after, and just around the corner from, a fatal shooting early Saturday, another deadly shooting took place early Sunday in downtown Turlock. It’s the city’s second homicide of the year, police say.

The Turlock Police Department got a 911 at 1:38 a.m. Sunday reporting a shooting behind the Udder Place and Grand Cru in downtown.

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Police: 1 dead, 1 injured after downtown Turlock fight turns into shooting

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TURLOCK, Calif. — A man is dead and one is recovering at a hospital after a shooting in Turlock early Saturday morning, according to the Turlock Police Department.

Deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Market Street and South Broadway in Downtown Turlock around 2:00 a.m. Saturday.

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40-year-old man wanted for killing his relative, another person in Hilmar

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Two people were murdered in Hilmar on Tuesday night and now there's an urgent search for the suspect."This is the last thing you expect to come out of this community.

It's a very tight knit community," Merced County Sheriff's Office Public Relations Coordinator Michelle Oliver said.

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