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Thursday | The Fresno Bee

Firefighters cry foul as Fresno council imposes budget cuts

The structural integrity of a rooftop is checked as Fresno, Clovis and Fresno County fire departments conduct a training exercise Monday, June 2, 2014 in Fresno, Calif.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Clovis, CA, Fire, California High-Speed Rail

Thursday | The Fresno Bee

Fresno's top auto thief is caught

Vincent Madrid was taken into custody at a home in the 2300 block of North Wapona Avenue, near Clinton and Blythe avenues.

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Related Topix: Kerman, CA, Fresno, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Fresno Bee

State controller vote recount that includes Fresno County ignites questions

Who finished second to Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin in primary balloting for the state controller job -- Betty Yee, left, or John Perez? Questions and criticism loom in a historic recount for the state controller primary election that involves 15 counties, including Fresno.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Kern County, CA, Imperial County, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

The Fresno Bee

Highway 180 traffic resumes after suicidal woman removed from bridge

Traffic along westbound Highway 180 was stopped Tuesday evening following a suicide threat by a woman on the Peach Avenue overcrossing.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Body of Hume Lake drowning victim found

The body of a man presumed drowned Friday at Hume Lake in Fresno County has been found, said Chris Curtice, sheriff's office spokesman.

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The Fresno Bee

Fresno voters to decide water rates as result of petition drive

Former Fresno County supervisor Doug Vagim is leading a move to put the city's water rates to a vote, possibly in November..

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA

The Fresno Bee

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run near Fresno's Central High identified

A 23-year-old pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday night in Fresno west of Highway 99 was identified as Gerardo Delarosa by the Fresno County coroner.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KMPH-TV Fresno

Deadly Crash On Highway 168 Near Auberry

Officers say around midnight, a Fresno County sheriff's deputy was driving in the area of Highway 168 and Auberry Road when he saw a person on the road.

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Related Topix: Auberry, CA

The Fresno Bee

Man who drowned at Shaver Lake identified

A detail from a photo released by the Fresno County Sheriff's Office shows a team at the site where the body of a drowned man was recovered at Shaver Lake on Saturday, July 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Shaver Lake, CA

The Fresno Bee

Riverdale man allegedly threatens to kill family with 'Rambo' knife

A Riverdale man was arrested early Monday morning for allegedly threatening to kill family members with what the Fresno County Sheriff's Office is calling a "Rambo" knife.

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Related Topix: Riverdale, CA

The Fresno Bee

Kerman man arrested for assault on sheriff's deputy

A Kerman man was arrested on charges of assaulting a Fresno County Sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop Friday night in Kerman, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office reported.

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Related Topix: Kerman, CA

My Mother Lode

Man drowns in Central California lake

Authorities say they've recovered the body of a man who drowned in a Central California lake over the holiday weekend, and they are continuing to search for a second man who disappeared in another Central California lake.

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Related Topix: Shaver Lake, CA, Fresno, CA

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County's first West Nile virus case of 2014 reported

A southwest Fresno man is the first person in Fresno County to be infected with West Nile virus this year, county health officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Fresno, CA, Stanislaus County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

The Fresno Bee

Two arrested after Clovis street race leads to collision

An 18-year-old man and a juvenile, 17, are in custody after a collision during a street race, Clovis police report.

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Related Topix: Clovis, CA

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Homes flooded after levee breaks in Fresno County

Water officials are looking into what caused a levee to burst, sending flood waters rushing across a Fresno County highway and into farmland and homes.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fire officials emphasize safety with fireworks

After a fairly busy Fourth of July night, Fresno, Clovis and Fresno County fire officials on Saturday had one main piece of advice for the public: Be safe when using fireworks.

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Related Topix: Fire, Clovis, CA, Easton, CA

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County sheriff's units tackle multiple water rescues

Fresno County Sheriff's Office units are responding to water rescues at Winton Park on the Kings River and at Shaver Lake.

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Related Topix: Shaver Lake, CA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Holiday DUI task force arrests 9 on first night

The AVOID multi-agency drunken-driving patrol arrested nine people for DUI during the first night of the Independence Day Weekend Anti-DUI Crackdown.

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Related Topix: Madera County, CA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno's blueprint for growth now ready for public reading

The blueprint for growth over the next two decades was five years in the making and still has some bureaucratic hurdles ahead.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County Clerk's office to hold candidate training class

The Fresno County Clerk's Office will hold a candidate preparation class on July 9 to train prospective candidates for the election process.

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