News

News

Watching the eclipse in Merced County? Here’s what you need to know

If you plan to be in Merced County during the total solar eclipse, you won’t get the full effect but you could still be in for a spectacle, according to UC Merced professors.

News

Driver in deadly live-streamed crash kicked, spit at first responders, reports show

Obdulia Sanchez, the 18-year-old Stockton woman accused of live-streaming a crash that killed her younger sister, spit at law enforcement at the scene of the crash and kicked an emergency responder in the face, according to reports from investigators obtained by the Merced Sun-Star. Her attorney says Sanchez’s history, which he says includes being a victim of sex trafficking, may become part of the case.

Videos

Baby bandit’s alleged theft of phone caught on camera in Los Banos

Few people in a Los Banos restaurant seemed to notice as the pint-sized bandit in pink slipped up to a woman’s purse and lifted her cell phone. But two women who were with the little girl and were recorded on video surveillance footage laughing during the alleged theft, may be in serious trouble. Police said Monday they are investigating the Oct. 22 incident as possible grand theft. Video courtesy of the Los Banos Police Department
Baby bandit’s alleged theft of phone caught on camera in Los Banos 1:35

Baby bandit’s alleged theft of phone caught on camera in Los Banos

Los Banos celebrates new Buffalo Soldier mural 1:09

Los Banos celebrates new Buffalo Soldier mural

Los Banos house caught on fire possibly leaving occupants displaced 0:41

Los Banos house caught on fire possibly leaving occupants displaced

Los Banos chief releases new details of officers-involved shooting 1:28

Los Banos chief releases new details of officers-involved shooting