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A split Merced City Council approved a cannabis ordinance on Monday that would allow commercial marijuana businesses in town, including dispensaries. [Read More]
The Merced Indoor Sports Center at 115 Heron Way was recently approved as a site to grow, manufacture and distribute cannabis, according to city records.... [Read More]
An effort that uses a team of deputies weekly to cut down thousands of plants, many of which are connected to a drug cartel, is... [Read More]
The four weed dispensaries that scored highest among a special committee in Merced were granted permits this week but not before a last minute effort... [Read More]
Two teenagers were arrested this week for an alleged home-invasion robbery of three people in west central Merced, police said on Thursday. [Read More]
An Atwater man was indicted Thursday in a federal court for allegedly using social media to get child pornography from boys younger than 11 in... [Read More]
Hotel Tioga is seen as a gem by many longtime residents that has fallen into disrepair, but city leaders announced earlier this year that new... [Read More]
A call recently came into the Mariposa County Sheriff's about injured sea lions. You heard it. Sea lions. About 10 minutes before 8 p.m. Sunday... [Read More]
Jesse Saucedo, who testified on Wednesday, has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter related to a fight at Comedian Ralphie May's performance at Merced Theatre... [Read More]
Living in a region steeped in the dairy industry may sound like an unnatural fit for a tight-knit group of Merced County vegans, but for... [Read More]
A 25-year-old Fresno man was driving eastbound on Highway 152 west of Volta Road near Los Banos with a 26-year-old woman and a 1-year-old girl... [Read More]
Merced has made into the top ten of another list: "50 Worst American Cities to Live In," a report from 24/7 Wall Street. [Read More]
A 35-year-old Merced woman in a Halloween costume was struck by a car in north Merced on Tuesday, police said. [Read More]
Four former or current inmates of the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla say they were victims of sexual humiliation, harassment and even threats of... [Read More]
More than a year has passed since a man in Los Banos took a gun from a police officer and shot two officers before being... [Read More]
The Merced County Board of Supervisors adopted a $624.5 million budget this week with plans to add several positions and take care of some deferred... [Read More]
A fight on March 21 of that year allegedly involved then-36-year-old Jesse Saucedo and 55-year-old Jack Kline, who died about three weeks later, according to... [Read More]
Police say they arrested one of two men who robbed a downtown Merced Rite Aid on Tuesday. Two men entered the location in the 1100... [Read More]
Atwater Mayor Jim Price and Councilmember Paul Creighton, his challengers, sparred during a mayoral debate this week on city attorney fees and how to best... [Read More]
After 14 years, UC Merced moved up 29 positions on the the annual U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges list released on Monday to... [Read More]