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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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15 Free Things to Do in Turlock, CA

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Turlock is a bustling city in Stanislaus County in northeastern California’s Central Valley Region.

It’s one of the most densely populated cities in the county, making it a hotbed for all sorts of city attractions and things to do.

Turlock has a lot in store if you plan to make an itinerary of free activities.

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McSwain Union Elementary closure extended due to flooding

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McSwain Union Elementary officials announced the school will remain closed through next Friday, Jan. 20.

The school superintendent says the flooding of both the East and West Campuses continues and there are multiple breaks in the Bear Creek levy, describing the water flow to be ” completely uncontrolled”.

Continue reading on YourCentralValley.com

Fatal Bicycle Accident on Almond Avenue and Elm Avenue in Modesto

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Fatal Bicycle Collision on Almond Avenue

On the afternoon of Tuesday, January 10, 2023, CHP traffic officers reported a fatal vehicle versus bicycle collision on Almond Avenue in the Modesto area. The incident occurred on Almond Avenue in the vicinity of Elm Avenue at approximately 3:20 p.m. and involved a Chevrolet sedan, officials said.

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Stanislaus County launches property damage reporting tool for residents hit by the storm

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You can help Stanislaus County and the state coordinate disaster relief efforts by filling out a survey to report property damage caused by flooding, mud and debris flow, according to a news release from the county Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Services Division.

The Storm Damage Survey asks you to mark on a map where the incident took place, to describe it and upload pictures and basic information about yourself. The survey is not a report for insurance claims, according to the release.

Continue reading on  Modesto Bee

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.

Continue reading on Newsbreak

Evacuation warning issued for parts of Stanislaus County

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An evacuation warning was issued for parts of Stanislaus County on Friday afternoon, according to the Stanislaus County Office of Emergency Services.

The warning is in place for rural Patterson and the Grayson area along the San Joaquin River.

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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.

Continue reading on ABC30 Central Valley

More heavy rain is expected for Stanislaus County this weekend. When will it end?

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The Northern San Joaquin Valley was looking forward to a dry-out day Thursday before a series of storms continues this weekend.

The Modesto area was expecting a moderate amount of rain Wednesday — a residual to storms that pounded California this week.

Continue reading on Newsbreak

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