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New fire chief Alcorn to replace chief Wilkinson

Deputy Fire Chief Billy Alcorn has been named Acting Fire Chief to replace Fire Chief Michael Wilkinson. Wilkinson abruptly retired Monday evening. Alcorn started at…

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A Body was found buried in the backyard of a home

Modesto CA – Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating a possible homicide after a body was discovered buried in the backyard of a home on…

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Do you have anything that contains Romaine Lettuce? This is why to get rid of it

CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not to eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more…

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Pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Highway 99 in Livingston

On November 19, 2018, at approximately 5:27 pm, the Merced Communications Center (MCC) broadcast a call of a pedestrian being struck by multiple vehicles. CHP…

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Merced College and UC cancel classes due to smoke

Merced College is canceling all classes and closing all facilities on November 19th, 2018, due to the bad air quality. Merced college President Vitelli announced…

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53-year-old Man killed in Merced vehicle vs pedestrian accident

On November 15th, 2018, at approximately 11:29 p.m., Merced Police officers responded to a vehicle vs Pedestrian collision on Yosemite Ave and G Street. A…

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Merced Off-duty CHP officer saves a life, receives a commanders commendation

Officer Afferino receiving a Commander’s Commendation from Captain Becky Hagen. On November 1, 2018, at around 6:00p.m, while off-duty, Officer Afferino observed a traffic collision…

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Flag flown over combat missions in Iraq presented to Merced Sheriff

On November 13, 2018, United States Air Force Staff Sergeant Savi Sohal presented Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke with a flag that was flown during…

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This is what happened to the Merced theater that caught on fire

On November 9th, 2018, at approximately 7:40 p.m., The City of Merced Fire Department received a call of a structure fire at the UA Regency…

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Numerous live roaches observed at Golden Bowl Chinese Restaurant

Golden Bowl Chinese Restaurant located at 3144 “G” street suite 155 in Merced, received an “unsatisfactory” score on their inspection that took place on November…

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