Just a few months ago Manteca seemed to be on the verge of turning into a daily shooting gallery for gang-on-gang violence.
Two dogs have been poisoned with anti-freeze in their own back yards on Trailwood Avenue over the last two weeks – one died, one is recovering.
LATHROP – Thomas Xavier Sayles, the husband of Lathrop mayor Kristy Sayles, is appearing in the Manteca Branch of the San Joaquin County Superior Court today on charges of felony child abuse.
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.
A PG&E worker was seriously injured shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday when an eastbound motorist struck him as he worked on the side of West Ripon Road near Fredricks Road – to the west of Ripon.
RIPON - A Ripon police officer on patrol called for backup Thursday morning after his was "flipped off" by a man standing in a garage on Ridge Avenue who was known to be on searchable probation.
Police believe they arrested a major supplier of heroin to the Manteca area Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. during a traffic stop.
A 30-year-old kidnap and rape victim can thank the professionalism of San Joaquin County Sheriff's dispatchers for finding her through an open 911 line in the predawn hours Saturday.
Eight Manteca Police officers set out Saturday morning to arrest 103 people who failed to otherwise respond to warrants connected with charges related to driving under the influence (DUI) charges.
A 56-year-old Manteca man was robbed at knife point during the noon hour Thursday as he was leaving the Mexican Market in the 200 block of East Yosemite Avenue after he had paid a utility bill at the store.
The two Escalon police cases that evolved Friday night and early Saturday morning have had something of a surprise twist – involving a Glock semi-automatic hand gun.
The beating of an Escalon police officer shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday during a traffic stop brought mutual aid from Manteca and Ripon police departments as well as the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department.
Two two suspects who were arrested for firing on their alleged car burglary victims Friday night as they fled from the Bass Pro Parking lot were jailed on multiple felony charges – one sent to county jail and the other to juvenile hall.
Units from five police agencies joined in a Friday night high speed chase of three car burglary suspects who reportedly fired two shots at their victims as they fled from the Bass Pro Shops parking lot located on the Highway 120 Bypass at about 9:30 p.m.
The burglarly of a Del Webb home in northwest Manteca Friday morning launched a series of events that eventually put one 26-year-old man behind bars.
It was the second time in two weeks that somebody fired a gun into a park next to a Manteca elementary school.
Two teens were gunned down in Doxey Park in the 1300 block of Northgate Drive shortly after 1 a.m. Monday – one died at the hospital and the other was treated at the scene by medics.
One Manteca senior citizen got an unexpected surprise late Tuesday morning when he returned to his home on April Way behind Springtime Park.
A cops and robbers" drama played out shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Ripona Market where five individuals allegedly robbed the small mom and pop store of cash, alcohol and a loaded firearm.
A 57-year-old Manteca woman pled guilty this week to charges of filing false claims for her federal income tax returns.
Karin T. Meyer is mad and is demanding city action about homeless individuals trashing several of her more than 100 rental units throughout Manteca.
He might not be taking down Tokyo, but Scott Swafford has wandered his way through a few streets in his day.