A young family living in the 1300 block of Trailwood Avenue has apparently had their third pet poisoned with anti-freeze – exhibiting the same toxic symptoms other animals have experienced recently in their northwest Manteca neighborhood.
A two-year-old, 130-pound Mastiff breed canine is the latest family pet in the Park West neighborhood to die Monday morning after displaying symptoms of anti-freeze poisoning believed to have occurred in their back yards.
Residents in a two-block section of Trailwood Avenue are forming an emergency "neighborhood watch" following the deaths of at least three of five pets who were believed to have been the victims of anti freeze poisoning.
LATHROP - It was the end of a long two days for Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles as she sat in her family room Wednesday night sorting out the trauma and its fall out after an altercation between her husband Tom, 57, and her 8-year-old son.
VACAVILLE (AP) - California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it's unclear whether the tough steps state officials took this year to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect, though they are prompting criticism from civil rights advocates.
FRIENDSHIP, N.Y. (AP) - Investigators tracking two murder convicts who escaped from a northern New York prison scoured a rural area near the Pennsylvania border Sunday, saying an unconfirmed but credible report of a sighting had shifted the search across the state.
A Manteca man was arrested via a citizen's arrest and cited by Manteca Police for allegedly performing a sex act in his truck at the Save-Mart parking lot in the 1100 block of North Main Street shortly after 9 a.m. Friday.
Witnesses say a man - who the CHP said has already been convicted of reckless driving - deliberately forced another driver off Highway 99 causing major injuries to the victim in what officers are calling a case of road rage.
Fence boards exploded in every direction in a Grant Avenue alley near Sutter Street at 5:20 a.m. Friday when the driver of a late model Hyundai allegedly ran down a 20-year-old man on foot behind his home and crashed through rear fences in three back yards.