MODESTO — The Modesto Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding an at-risk 13-year-old girl who they say ran away Thursday. Avery Zagar’s parents last saw her near Big Valley Christian School on Tully Road around 10:30 p.m. Police describe her as being 5-feet-3-inches tall and 135 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. They do not know what clothing she was wearing at the time of her disappearance. According to a post from the police department […]
Two young children were found dead Friday in Parker County, Texas, in what appeared to be a hot car incident. According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, the mother of the children — a 2-year-old girl and a 16-month-old boy — found them in a locked vehicle. The Tarrant County medical examiner’s website identified the children as Juliet and Cavanaugh Ramirez. Parker County Sheriff’s Capt. Mark Arnett told CNN that according to the mother, the children were playing […]
LAKEPORT (AP) — Authorities say three men were killed when the car they were in sped off a road, careened off a fence, hit a tree and burst into flames in Northern California. The California Highway Patrol says the single-vehicle crash happened Saturday in the Kelseyville area of Lake County. CHP Sgt. Nenad Gorenec says the 2010 Chevy Camaro was traveling at a high rate of speed when it failed to stop at an intersection and flew off the road. […]
SAN JOSE (AP) — Police in San Jose say officers fatally shot a man after he charged at them with an ax during a confrontation at a downtown apartment. Police Chief Eddie Garcia said several officers were responding to reports of a disturbance inside the unit and saw flames and smoke coming from underneath the front door. He said when they forced the door open they were confronted by the axe-wielding suspect. He said the man initially dropped the axe, […]
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says rival North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile off its east coast. The statement by the Joint Chiefs of Staff early Monday morning didn’t say what type of projectile was fired or if it was successful. North Korea has increased its test-firing of ballistic missiles over recent months as it seeks to build nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the U.S. mainland. It is still thought to be several years away from […]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Takuma Sato has won the Indianapolis 500. The Japanese driver held off Helio Castroneves over the final laps and gave Andretti Autosport its second consecutive victory and third in the last four years. Castroneves finished second, followed by Ed Jones, Max Chilton and Tony Kanaan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists, frustrated by what he views as his team’s inability to contain the burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Expanding teams of lawyers and experienced public relations hands are being recruited to deal with the drumbeat of new revelations about Moscow’s interference and possible improper dealings with the Trump campaign and associates. The disclosures dogged the president during […]
A sheriff’s deputy and seven other people were shot dead overnight in southern Mississippi, authorities said Sunday. Authorities identified Lincoln County sheriff’s deputy William Durr, 36, as the slain officer according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. RIP Lincoln County Sheriffs Deputy William Durr #WeHaveTheWatch #ThinBlueLine pic.twitter.com/chT93LCN4y — Oxford Police Dept (@OxfordPolice) May 28, 2017 The MBI said the shootings started around 11:30 p.m. at an address in Bogue Chitto, where the deputy and three females were found dead. Another […]
NEW YORK — A cybersecurity attack that hit most Chipotle restaurants allowed hackers to steal credit card information from customers, the burrito chain confirmed. The company first acknowledged the breach on April 25. But a blog post on Friday revealed the kind of malware used in the attack and the restaurants that were affected. The list of attacked locations is extensive and includes many major U.S. cities. When CNNMoney asked the company Sunday about the scale of the attack, spokesman […]
STANISLAUS COUNTY — Three people have been injured following an accident between a boat and a jet ski at the Modesto Reservoir. CPR is being performed on one of the people injured in the incident. The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire reported the accident at 12:41 p.m. via Twitter and has not reported any additional information. Stay with FOX40 for more updates as this story develops.
STOCKTON — Stockton police discovered a 60-year-old shot in a home Saturday in Stockton. The man later died at a local hospital. The Stockton Police Department reports locating the man around 11:34 p.m. in a Field Avenue residence, between Interstate 5 and the San Joaquin River. There is currently no motive or suspect in the case. Stay with FOX40 News and FOX40.com for more updates as police investigate this fatal shooting.
VENTURA (AP) — A local rescue group has found dozens of sick and dying pelicans along the Ventura and Santa Barbara coasts. The Ventura County Star reported Saturday that one cause of the condition of the pelicans is likely domoic acid poisoning. Domoic acid is a naturally occurring toxin in algae. Animal Care Director for the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network Julia Parker says fish eat the algae but generally not enough to harm them. Sea lions and birds, however, eat […]