Best of Modesto CA
Head-On Near Westley: Two Killed, Three Hospitalized
Two men were killed and three people hospitalized after a head-on collision on the Delta-Mendota Canal bridge near Westley early Friday evening. At about 5:15 p.m. Friday, California Highway Patrol officers were called to the scene of a two-car crash on Howard Road, west of Spark Road. Upon arrival officers found two of the occupants in one vehicle deceased and three others suffering from major injuries from the two cars.
Modesto Nears Alternative to Beard Brook Homeless Camp
Modesto expects to open a new location for the homeless people camping in Beard Brook Park within a couple of weeks, a city official said Friday. City spokesman Thomas Reeves said Modesto is working with Stanislaus County on vetting two locations and could announce next week which one it will open. He said the city expects it would open that location the following week.
Authorities Identify Woman Fatally Shot in Modesto
Police Thursday morning confirmed the identity of the woman who was shot Monday morning on Kerr Avenue in Modesto and died in the parking lot of the downtown McDonald’s. Family members already had identified her on social media as Darlene Danielle Martinez, 34.