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18 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Brooke Ashjian, left, and Ken Gill dump ice water on Fresno Sheriff Margaret Mims to complete her bucket challenge for ALS Association at Simonian Farms as kids from the Special Olympics and Community Integrated Work Programs look on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Fresno, Calif.
22 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
It's late August and a Fresno County sheriff's task force, often guided by helicopter reconnaissance, is in a race to eradicate the plots before cannabis growers can harvest a multimillion-dollar crop that has markets waiting as far away as the East Coast.
Friday | KSEE-TV Fresno
Fire erupts in a Clovis apartment unit, displacing several residents. Clovis firefighters say the fire started in the attic on the 1200 block of Malio around 4:20am on Friday morning.
Emilia Reyes was named executive director of First 5 Fresno County on Wednesday in a decision meant to stabilize the agency at a time of staff and board changes.
The Fresno County Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday that the county-owned site for the old coroner's office would be the best place for a new animal shelter.
The second of three defendants connected to the binge-drinking death of Fresno State fraternity pledge Philip Dhanens two years ago pleaded no contest Wednesday to misdemeanor hazing and to furnishing alcohol to a minor.
Reading and Beyond will donate a Winnebago to the Fresno County Public Library on Sept.
A man shot to death Sunday in southwest Fresno was identified Wednesday by the Fresno County coroner as Leonard Greenbury, 47. Fresno police reported the shooting occurred after an argument at 732 S. Trinity St. turned violent.
The bar, which caught fire Monday afternoon from undetermined causes, was the long-abandoned stomping ground of Otis Pierce, a gunslinging singer from Missouri who came to Sanger in 1926 and later opened the bar and a dance hall on the property alongside the Kings River.
A FedEx worker was sent to the hospital for a precautionary evaluation Tuesday after coming in contact with corrosive material that spilled inside the delivery truck south of Selma, said Ryan Michaels, Fresno County Cal Fire spokesman.
Sunday's powerful 6.0 magnitude earthquake in Napa is bringing back memories for some Central Valley residents.
Fire destroyed a Fresno County landmark Monday afternoon when the long-abandoned bar at Pierce's Park near Centerville caught fire and burned to the ground, Fresno County Fire spokesman Ryan Michaels said.
Aug. 26 is Women's Equality Day. It was designated by the U. S. Congress in 1971 at the request of Rep. Bella Abzug, D-N.Y., to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 1920 that gave women the right to vote.
The body of a 22-year-old man was found stabbed to death on a southeast Fresno street early Sunday morning.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:46 pm
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