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You can now text-to-911, more information here

According to a recent press release from the City of Merced, the city implemented a new way to contact 911. The Merced Police Department, in…

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Big rig overturns in Merced, spills several gallons of milk

On July 17, 2019, at approximately 1:10 pm, the Merced Police Department and the California highway patrol responded to Martin Luther King Jr way Northbound…

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About 14 properties were affected by fire in Merced

On July 16th, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Merced Fire Department responded with several fire trucks to a large fire reported in the area…

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Merced business hit with counterfeit bills

A Merced business was hit yesterday with fake large bills, the employee told Merced Gateway News that they noticed the counterfeit money during counts after…

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Gang member arrested by Merced Police GVSU

On July 13, 2019, the Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit (GVSU) contacted gang member 33-year-old Juan Francisco Alvarez who was in a car…

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Merced CHP National Night Out Event, Everyone is invited

On August 6, 2019, the Merced area California Highway Patrol will be having their National Night Out. According to a recent Facebook post from CHP,…

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Man shot in the head in Merced, this is what we know

11:38p.m.,Merced police is currently at a shooting that occurred in the area of Merced Avenue and Motel Dr. According to police the man a Was…

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Man caught on cell video shooting gun at Yosemite lake in Merced

A Merced Gateway News viewer who wished to remain anonymous sent us the following video, the video shows a man allegedly shooting a gun at…

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Fire in Merced leaves two adults and several pets without their home

On July 11th, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m, the merced fire department responded to the 1300 block of Kensington Drive. Firefighters responded to a report…

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Four CHP officers shot and killed 49-years ago, two were Merced County residents

The Newhall incident, also called the Newhall massacre, was a shootout on April 5–6, 1970, at approximately 11:55 p.m. The shootout occurred in an unincorporated area of…

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