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Warriors bounce back to NBA Finals

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry knocked down yet another 3-pointer in the waning moments, pulled his jersey up into his mouth and yelled to the rafters in triumph once more. A special, record-setting...

May 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Prison guard who opened exploding package at home is critically hurt

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A correction officer who opened a package left by his mailbox that exploded outside his home is in critical condition, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday after visiting the officer...

May 30, 2016 | | Crime

Military vet finds a mission nursing fellow vets at VA

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Nursing assistant Tom Alligood wears camouflage scrubs during his emergency room shifts at the Dorn VA hospital because he says it helps other veteran patients realize they've...

May 30, 2016 | | Nation

Zoo director defends the killing gorilla to save boy

CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Zoo's director on Monday defended the decision to kill a gorilla to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit, noting it's easy to second-guess after the chi...

May 30, 2016 | | Nation

Burning Man: Art group plans to haul part of jumbo jet to event

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A Los Angeles-based entrepreneur is turning part of a jumbo jet into an art installation and plans to haul it to Burning Man, a feat he failed to accomplish last year. A 75-foot ...

May 30, 2016 | | Nation

Studing century-old hobo graffiti

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasses. But when she came across an unrecognizable colle...

May 30, 2016 | | Nation

13-year-old killed in Modesto

MODESTO (AP) - A 13-year-old girl has died and a 15-year-old boy was injured after a shooting in Modesto. The Police say the teens briefly spoke to the driver of a vehicle before the passenger sh...

May 30, 2016 | | Crime

Suspected shark attack halts swimming at California beach

NEWPORT BEACH (AP) - Thousands of Memorial Day beachgoers were kept out of the water Monday as lifeguards searched miles of popular Southern California shoreline for a shark they believe attacked ...

May 30, 2016 | | NEWS

Less noise, more access with Truckee police electric cycle

TRUCKEE (AP) - The Truckee Police Department has purchased its first electric motorcycle, a new tool officers say will help them keep people safe and catch bad guys in the rugged back country arou...

May 30, 2016 | | NEWS

War memorial covered up after graffiti vandalism

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A pair of Marines on leave from their base in California's high desert answered the Memorial Day call on Monday, bringing dozens of American flags to try to dress up a vandalized...

May 30, 2016 | | Crime

Manteca veteran owns 1951 Army M37 weapons carrier

A Manteca resident drove a piece of history this Memorial Day weekend as his 1951 Amy M37 weapons carrier stood out on the streets of downtown. William "Steve" Matthews is a 23-year Navy veteran ...

May 30, 2016 | By JOSHUA SPOONER | Local Columns

They died for us

There were many worker bees buzzing around Woodward Park early Friday morning. Dan and Barbara Evans of Sonora made the trip down the hill to volunteer their time and effort in helping set up the 7...

May 28, 2016 | | Manteca to a T

Sierra High grads ready for action

Everything you need to know about life you can learn from the movies.Well at least that's what Sierra High School's top two academic performers had to say on Friday at the school's 20th commencemen...

May 28, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

Buffs stampede into ‘real world’

Manteca High's Class of 2016 went a bit heavy with the analogies Friday during graduation.In her valedictorian addressed to the 340 or so receiving their diplomas at Guss Schmiedt Field, Si Jie 'Je...

May 28, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS

SSJID asks PG&E to negotiate facilities sale

South San Joaquin Irrigation District has taken the next step needed to become the retail electricity provider for Manteca, Ripon, Lathrop and the surrounding countryside.The SSJID board has sent P...

May 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

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