Two fighting female pit bulls attacked a woman in her early 30s as she was attempting to separate them in her home shortly before noon Tuesday while her 74-year-old father suffered a fatal heart attack apparently after witnessing the trauma.
A cadre of Manteca teens graduated from a week-long junior police academy in Ceres that taught the cadets everything from basic first-aid to the proper way to execute a hot stop at gunpoint and how to manage a shooting situation.
A 33-year-old stabbing victim was holding on to his life Sunday in a regional trauma center after being stabbed multiple times in the parking lot of a Moffat Boulevard motel shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday.
Carl's Junior fast food restaurant on Hulsey Way was robbed at gunpoint shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday when a lone gunman entered through a rear door opened for a bread delivery, according to Manteca Police.
Ripon Police will be carrying the torch for the Northern California Special Olympics Saturday as part of a 19.5 mile run from downtown Ripon to the Deuel Vocational Institute prison in Tracy beginning at 7:30 a.m.
A burglar who netted $6,000 in cash from a Manteca tire shop was caught on a security video and arrested days later when Detective Aaron Montoy - who was working the case - saw the suspect riding his bicycle in the 1100 block of Norman Drive.
A Manteca woman who rushed to the aid of a traffic accident victim in a SUV that plunged off the 120 Bypass and landed on railroad tracks is credited with pulling the man to safety just moments before an Altamont Corridor Express train slammed into the vehicle.