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Mother of 3 children found dead in home charged with murder

Jan. 13, 2022 17:46 PM EST

LE GRAND, Calif. (AP) — The mother of three children found dead inside a central California home has been charged with murder, officials said Thursday. Deputies doing a welfare check found the children, ages 8, 5 and 3, Wednesday in a Merced County apartment. They also found their...

3 children dead, mother injured in Merced County apartment

Jan. 12, 2022 20:45 PM EST

LE GRAND, Calif. (AP) — Three children under the age of 8 years old were found dead Wednesday in a Merced County apartment and a woman was hospitalized with apparently self-inflicted injuries, authorities said. Sheriff's deputies were sent to the home on Brice Street in Le Grand...

UC Davis upends NAIA-member Cal Merced 81-40

Dec. 04, 2021 19:27 PM EST

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Christian Anigwe scored 14 points and UC Davis beat NAIA-member UC Merced 81-40 on Saturday. The Aggies (4-3) built a 10-0 lead, extended it to 27-9 and went to intermission up 42-17. Leo DeBruhl, Kane Milling and Elijah Pepper each scored 11. ...

Sheriff says family on California hike died of extreme heat

Oct. 22, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California family found dead on a hiking trail near the Merced River died after they overheated and ran out of drinking water on a sunny August afternoon when temperatures reached 109 degrees Fahrenheit (43 Celsius) in the steep mountain terrain,...