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Eric Berry cleared for Chiefs' camp 8 months after lymphoma diagnosis
Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry has been cleared to return to the practice field with the Kansas City Chiefs after undergoing treatment for lymphoma.
28 Jul 2015 at 11:43pm

Reedley Beach shooting victim talks with Action News
The family of a woman injured in a shooting is speaking out for the first time after a suspect opened fire Sunday at Reedley Beach.
28 Jul 2015 at 11:43pm

Nationals make deal for Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon
The Washington Nationals have acquired closer Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies.
28 Jul 2015 at 11:33pm

Troy Tulowitzki says he was 'shocked' by trade to Blue Jays
Count Troy Tulowitzki among those shocked by his trade late Monday night from the Colorado Rockies to the Toronto Blue Jays.
28 Jul 2015 at 11:18pm

Little boys suffer horrific sunburns during day care trip
A single mother was horrified to discover her children suffered second and third degree sunburns after a day care trip to a water park.
28 Jul 2015 at 11:10pm

Angels pick up two more OF vets in David Murphy, David DeJesus
The Los Angeles Angels acquired David Murphy from the Cleveland Indians and picked up David DeJesus from the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday, giving up two low-level prospects in the deals.
28 Jul 2015 at 11:03pm

Wrist MRI negative for Mike Trout; Angels star hopeful for Wednesday
Angels star Mike Trout says an MRI exam on his injured left wrist did not show any serious issues and he is hopeful to return Wednesday, a day after missing a 10-5 loss to the Astros.
28 Jul 2015 at 10:58pm

Wily Peralta returns for Brewers and shuts down Giants
Wily Peralta returned from the disabled list and shut down one of baseball's hottest teams in his first start in more than two months, pitching the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants
28 Jul 2015 at 10:47pm

Sonny Gray throws 3-hitter, Oakland A's beat Dodgers 2-0
Sonny Gray pitched a masterful three-hitter for his second shutout in July, and the Oakland Athletics snapped their four-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tues
28 Jul 2015 at 10:47pm

Syndergaard dominates, Mets hit 2 homers to beat Padres 4-0
Noah Syndergaard retired his first 18 batters in the rookie's latest overpowering performance, and the New York Mets got two-run homers from Lucas Duda and Curtis Granderson to beat the San Diego
28 Jul 2015 at 10:30pm

Aiming to increase treatment for mentally ill, Kern County adopts 'Laura's Law'
Kern on Tuesday became the ninth county in California to adopt the law, which grants greater authority to health departments to treat patients who have a history of refusing help for their illness.
28 Jul 2015 at 6:48pm

Sheriff's deputy charged with killing 'deeply loved' mother and grandmother
The Kern County District Attorney?s office Tuesday filed misdemeanor charges against a sheriff?s deputy accused of killing a woman in a car crash last year.
28 Jul 2015 at 7:02pm

County leaders want tougher local rule on synthetic drugs
Kern County supervisors have started the process for a tougher, local rule against so-called synthetic drugs like "spice" and "bath salts." The board on Tuesday heard the proposal from county lawyers, which includes tools to go after businesses selling the drugs.
28 Jul 2015 at 7:20pm

Officials: MET team designed to respond to crisis situations with mental heal...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- Kern County has a Mobile Evaluation Team, referred to as the MET team, that is dispatched to law enforcement when they are dealing with someone who has a mental illness, officials said Tuesday.

?As we all know, law enforcement just gets called out to situations.
28 Jul 2015 at 8:06pm

Firework violators face misdemeanor charges in court
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- Those accused of violating local firework laws over Independence Day arrived in court Tuesday. They were fined up to $1,500. Some violators had their fines reduced to $480.

There were eleven fires this year caused by illegal fireworks.
28 Jul 2015 at 7:48pm

McFarland police investigating first murder in nearly 3 years
McFarland Police are investigating the murder of a woman Saturday night.
27 Jul 2015 at 6:52pm

Officer David Nelson honored at Brantley Gilbert concert
Fallen Bakersfield Police Officer David Nelson honored at concert at the Rose Bowl.
28 Jul 2015 at 1:09pm

Hazmat team called to mercury exposure at Bakersfield motel
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- Hazmat teams were called to a hotel on Wible Road Monday morning in response to a mercury exposure.
27 Jul 2015 at 7:18pm

County, CHP readying for hiring spree
Dozens of recent retirees have opened more than 50 jobs in Kern County's public sector.
27 Jul 2015 at 7:06pm

Update: New details emerge in Friday's officer-involved shooting in Oildale
A teenage girl wounded in an officer-involved shooting in Oildale is alive, but her family says she is paralyzed from the waist down.
25 Jul 2015 at 6:19pm

Recordnet Stockton Local News

SJ Sheriff's Office: Allegations that guns improperly sold, purchased
STOCKTON — A former San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office range master is alleging that agency administrators in 2011 inappropriately purchased evidence guns for their personal use, an assertion Sheriff Steve Moore denies.Carlos Prieto, who has been reassigned to patrol, spoke on the record about the guns in a recent interview.Prieto told The Record he witnessed his superiors lay out weapons “yard sale-style” in a room for [...]
26 Jul 2015 at 5:23pm
by Jennie Rodriguez-Moore Record Staff Writer

Family stands behind Lancers' coach
MANTECA — The soon-to-be father of four could only come to one conclusion: it was time to step away from football.With two daughters already at home, and twins on the way, East Union coach Willie Herrera could see no other solution to be a proper family man. But his wife wouldn’t let it happen.“There was a point and time when he said, ‘I’ve got to put my family first, and I think it’s time for me to throw in the towel,’ ” [...]
26 Jul 2015 at 8:46am
by Thomas Lawrence Record Staff Writer

Stockton officers getting body cameras; Manteca likes what it sees
STOCKTON — The Stockton Police Department has deployed more than 200 of its newly purchased body cameras and is in the process of training officers to use them.Officer Joe Silva, a spokesman for the Police Department, said 225 officers have been equipped with the body cameras. In the coming weeks, 50 more will be outfitted with the devices, Silva said.The Police Department is planning a public demonstration of the body cameras next week, Silva said.In June, [...]
25 Jul 2015 at 3:53pm
by Jason Anderson Record Staff Writer

Teacher shortage reaching critical proportions
STOCKTON — Years after severe educational layoffs due to the economic recession, school districts are now faced with a teacher shortage that is not only being felt hard in San Joaquin County, but in schools throughout California. Dr. Lynn Beck, former Dean at the School of Education at the University of the Pacific, has painstakingly detailed how the shortage is becoming more of a crisis.As thousands of experienced teachers were laid off, Beck said fewer younger [...]
24 Jul 2015 at 3:25pm
by Nicholas Filipas Record Staff Writer

Morada Little League has a magical mix
Morada's Little League all-stars are a throwback.While many all-star teams these days are comprised of players already familiar with one another, through travel teams, Morada has emerged as an eclectic but close bunch.Co-coach Angie Leggitt said success has come because they took it upon themselves to become brothers, and quickly."That’s what made our team [...]
23 Jul 2015 at 7:38pm
by Thomas Lawrence Record Staff Writer

Victim in torture case to get $4 million
Sacramento County has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a civil lawsuit alleging that its Child Protective Services workers ignored numerous ominous signs and failed to rescue an abused boy who wound up imprisoned in a Tracy home where he was sadistically tortured for more than a year.The boy known publicly as "Kyle Doe" is now 22 years old and a community college student who plans to play football in the fall, his aunt Sydney Perry said. Kyle has been living with Perry and her [...]
23 Jul 2015 at 5:36pm
by Cynthia Hubert The Sacramento Bee

High-tech sniffer scopes out gas leaks
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. recently brought its high-tech natural gas detection system to Stockton, looking for leaks in lines serving area homes and businesses.It involved a vehicle-mounted system produced by Picarro Inc. in Santa Clara, touted to be 1,000 times more sensitive than traditional leak detection equipment.“As part of our commitment to safety, PG&E is in the midst of a 5-year leak detection program on our natural gas distribution system,” [...]
23 Jul 2015 at 4:18pm
by Reed Fujii Record Staff Writer

Man arrested on attempted murder charges
TRACY — Tracy police arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder earlier this week after police said he fired gunshots into a vehicle, injuring a man who was struck by shards of broken glass.A Tracy Police Department code enforcement officer conducting a security check of a homeless encampment about 1:50 p.m. Tuesday heard two gunshots and saw two people, a male and a female, arguing near a black sport utility vehicle.Officers found a 44-year-old man bleeding [...]
23 Jul 2015 at 3:12pm
by Jason Anderson Record Staff Writer

Prison system violated applicant's civil rights
STOCKTON — A federal court has found that a Stockton man’s civil rights were violated when California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation denied him employment because he had used a fake social security number in the past to work while he was undocumented.Victor Guerrero, who became a U.S. citizen in 2011, applied for a correctional officer position twice after becoming a citizen, both times disclosing he had used a false social security number in a [...]
22 Jul 2015 at 5:01pm
by Jennie Rodriguez-Moore Record Staff Writer

Arrest made in serial bank robbery case
Authorities have arrested a man suspected of carrying out a series of bank robberies throughout Northern California, including multiple robberies in San Joaquin and Amador counties.Erin Alan Quick, a 41-year-old parolee from Stockton, was arrested early Saturday at the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, the Amador County Sheriff’s Office said. He is suspected of committing bank robberies in Elk Grove, Livermore, Lodi, Martell and Tracy, authorities said.Last week, the [...]
22 Jul 2015 at 3:43pm
by Jason Anderson Record Staff Writer

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