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3-year-old ejected from car in Modesto crash


A 3-year-old child was ejected from a vehicle after the vehicle's 68-year-old driver lost control while driving in Modesto. 

The single crash happened at around 10 a.m. on Yosemite Boulevard and South Morton Boulevard, according to Modesto police spokesperson Heather Graves. The vehicle struck several objects before it ejected the child and came to a stop just off the roadway.

Graves said the woman, later identified as Elvira Yearwood, and the child, were both taken to a nearby hospital for their injuries and continue to receive treatment.

 


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Women robbed at gunpoint leaving Modesto mall


Two women were robbed at gunpoint Sunday evening walking to their car in a Modesto mall parking lot.

The women had just left the JC Penney on the west end of the Vintage Faire Mall around 7:30 p.m. when they were approached by at least two men in a red pickup truck, said Heather Graves, a spokeswoman with the Modesto Police Department.

Graves said one of the men pointed a gun at the women and took a cell phone and a purse.

Major injury crash in Modesto partially closes Yosemite Blvd.


A major injury crash has shutdown traffic on eastbound Yosemite Boulevard in Modesto. 

Heather Graves with the Modesto Police Department  said the accident happened at around 10 a.m. on Yosemite Boulevard and South Morton Boulevard. 

According to Graves, a woman and her child were in the crash and were both taken to a nearby hospital for their injuries. The woman is in critical condition. Her child was airlifted to a hospital with major injuries. 

Graves estimated the road will be closed for a couple hour while investigators are on the scene. 

Bill Bradley to speak at CSU Stanislaus

Bill Bradley to speak at CSU Stanislaus

TURLOCK —  Former four-term U.S. senator and presidential candidate Bill Bradley will speak at CSU Stanislaus, Feb. 18 at Snider Recital Hall, as part of the University’s Executive Speaker Series. The event is free but seating is limited and reservations are required. Register by clicking here.

Bradley will bring a lifetime of unique experiences to the event, including staring as a college basketball All-American at Princeton, an Olympic gold medalist and two-time NBA champion with the New York Knicks.  He was also a Rhodes Scholar, U.S. senator and presidential candidate.

During his political career, he represented New Jersey form 1979-97. He then ran for the Democratic nomination for president in 2000, emphasizing tax reform, global trade, health care and water issues... Read More

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Modesto Police seek suspect in hit-and-run with elderly pedestrian


Modesto Police detectives are looking for a hit-and-run suspect who sent a 75-year-old to the hospital with minor injuries.

The incident happened around 11:15 a.m. near I and 17th streets in downtown, police said.

The vehicle involved in the incident had also earlier been reported stolen, according to police.

Police report after striking the pedestrian, the vehicle, identified as a blue 4-door BMW, swerved into a traffic power box, disabling signals at the intersection.

The suspect then drove the vehicle away from the scene.

Police later found the stolen vehicle a few blocks away on Grant Street.

The car had been left unlocked, police said, with the keys inside just prior to the car theft.

American Heart Association Seeks Heart-Healthy Woman For Go Red Total Makeover

American Heart Association Seeks Heart-Healthy Woman For Go Red Total Makeover

44 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease and stroke and each of them have a story to tell. Join ABC10’s Dina Kupfer at The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® movement as she emcees the Go Red Total Makeover on Saturday, February 6 at Arden Fair from 10am to 2pm. The event will spotlight one local heart-healthy woman who is in the process of making herself over from the inside out.

Nominees should be a female resident within the community or surrounding area and have taken action to improve her heart health.  The heart-healthy makeover recipient will receive a $500 Macy’s gift card at the Go Red Total Makeover event, and additionally, will participate in local media and in-studio interviews.

Person arrested in connection to a suspicious death in Modesto


 

Police arrested a man Friday night in connection to the suspicious death of a 19-year-old Andrea Castro in Modesto.

23-year-old Jose Cuevas-Nery, who police said was Castro's boyfriend, was arrested in Bakersfield and transported back to Modesto. 

Castro was found inside of a home on Moselle Court unconscious. Efforts were taken by medical personnel to revive Castro, but they failed and she died at the scene.  

 

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