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  1. Sheriffa s helicopter rescues girl, 16, pinned in San Joaquin RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    The view from the Fresno County Sheriff's Eagle One helicopter of the scene of the July 25 rescue in the San Joaquin River. The Sheriff's Office has added a red circle highlighting where Nina Alvarado, 16, was trapped by a tree in the swift-moving water.

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  2. Sheriff's deputies talk about rescuing girl from San Joaquin RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... Rodeo Grounds, in Clovis. The event, sponsored by the California Highway Patrol, Clovis fire and police and Fresno County Bicycle Coalition, featured a bike rodeo, helmet inspection and replacement, safety information and safety equipment. Police ...

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  3. California man arrested for making fake hostage reportRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    The Fresno Bee reports that a 50-year-old Sanger man called the Fresno County Sheriff's Office on Monday evening and claimed his wife was one of several people being held hostage in a restaurant. Sheriff spokesman Tony Botti says the man said his wife sent him a message about men trying to rob the business.

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  4. Watch sheriff's copter team rescue teen girl from San Joaquin RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Watch a two deputies from the Fresno County sheriff's air support unit rescue a 14-year-old girl from the San Joaquin River on Monday, July 25, 2016. River current had pinned the girl against a tree in the water.

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  5. Valley wages: How much do you make? Comparable jobs elsewhere in California pay moreRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Cardiac surgeons perform a double-bypass on a patient at the Fresno Heart Hospital in this 2008 file photo. The average annual salary for physicians and surgeons last year in Fresno County was almost $256,000, the highest of any occupation in the county according to new figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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  6. Auditor asks Fresno police to speed up Dylan Noble investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... they involve a public employee taking the life of a citizen." He advised the police department to contact the Fresno County District Attorney and Coroner's Office to ensure these cases "get moved to the top of their work pile." Body camera footage ...

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  7. Experts say finding a cause of death in high-profile cases takes timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    As much-anticipated results of toxicology examinations in two high-profile Fresno County Coroner cases remain pending, officials and medical experts have provided insights into why such examinations take weeks, or even months. The cases of interest involve Dylan Noble, a 19-year-old man who was fatally shot by Fresno police near Clinton and Fowler avenues on June 25, and Guy Birrenkott, 57, who collapsed and died Jan. 9, reportedly while trying to break up a party at a home that he owned in northeast Fresno.

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  8. Hung jury ends marathon murder trial; Fresno prosecutors to try againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    A Fresno County judge declared a mistrial Tuesday after a jury said it was "hung on all counts" in a marathon murder trial of two men accused of killing a Fresno convenience store shopkeeper and seriously injuring a employee with a metal pipe. Security video shows the killing of a Fresno convenience store clerk by two masked men in August 2012.

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  9. Man arrested after SWAT team responds to fake call in SangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    A man was arrested for filing a false police report after allegedly calling police about an armed robbery at the Schoolhouse Restaurant and Tavern in Sanger on Monday evening, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies were told that there were two people inside, armed with guns.

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  10. Drivers eye Johnny Key title on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Salinas Californian

    Drivers eye Johnny Key title on Friday Ocean Speedway at Watsonville will host the 56th annual race Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/2a2afy4 WATSONVILLE - The popular Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo returns to Ocean Speedway at Watsonville on Friday night with the fourth and final qualifying race for next month's 56th running of the annual Johnny Key Classic. Locked in by winning one of three qualifying races are Steven Tiner of Visalia, Sean Becker of Placerville and two-time champ Tommy Tarlton of Easton in Fresno County, who won at Ocean Speedway on July 8. The trio now advances to the Johnny Key Classic Dash.

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  11. Man arrested in Huron shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno County sheriff's detectives have arrested a man who they say shot and killed another man in Huron on July 10. Sheriff's spokesman Tony Botti said that Ignacio Sanchez, 34, of Huron, was booked into Fresno County Jail on murder charges. He is a gang member and convicted felon who was in jail on an unrelated charge when the arrest was made.

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  12. Teenager arrested in series of Biola burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    A 15-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly breaking into five Biola homes and stealing property in the last month, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said. Spokesman Tony Botti said deputies caught the boy on Friday after following shoe prints from a burglarized home in the 12000 block of West D Street.

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  13. Collapsed roof hinders investigation into Sanger food plant fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    ... about 200,000 square feet, drew 75 firefighters from 11 different agencies, including Fresno, Clovis and Fresno County Fire. At the fire station, Sanger Fire Chief Greg Tarascou gripped a Naval Academy mug filled with black coffee, which he says has ...

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  14. Study rates San Joaquin Valley among a least educateda in nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Fresno Bee

    ... quality of the area's public schools and universities. Fresno's metropolitan statistical area includes all of Fresno County, Modesto's includes all of Stanislaus County and Visalia/Porterville's includes Tulare County. The highest-ranking California ...

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  15. Democratic delegates from Fresno tell why they're in PhiladephiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Fresno Bee

    ... pledged to Hillary Clinton, two to Bernie Sanders -- and one can't wait for a colorful convention tradition. Fresno County Clerk/Registrar of Voters Brandi L. Orth gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the automated ballot separation process as votes ...

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  16. Fresno County pig farmer loses weapons after gun chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A Fresno County pig farmer who has previously made headlines for his actions has been sentenced to probation and ordered to get rid of his guns and ammunition in connection to gun charges. The Fresno Bee reports that 83-year-old Bill Gaede on Thursday equated the loss of his weapons to death.

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  17. Horses saved from brush fire along Highway 180 in FresnoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Fresno Bee

    ... near Watts Valley Road and Big Springs Lane east of Clovis, threatening about two dozen homes and destroying a Fresno County Sheriff's vehicle. Fresno's Brown Berets leader Juan Avitia leads rally participants in a chant at Fresno City Hall on ...

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  18. Sanger Fire chief gives update on baby food plant fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Fresno Bee

    ... near Watts Valley Road and Big Springs Lane east of Clovis, threatening about two dozen homes and destroying a Fresno County Sheriff's vehicle. Fresno's Brown Berets leader Juan Avitia leads rally participants in a chant at Fresno City Hall on ...

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  19. Large fire damages Sanger baby food manufacturerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Fresno Bee

    ... engulfed Initiative Foods at 1117 K St., near Academy and Annadale avenues. Fire crews from Fresno, Clovis and Fresno County Fire were among the agencies that responded. Initiative Foods makes Nature's Promise baby foods and the Organic store brand ...

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  20. Expand Fresnoa s veteransa courts to all of CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Fresno Bee

    ... it most certainly hits home. California is home to nearly 1 million veterans, with nearly 46,000 hailing from Fresno County. Many of our brave service men and women do pretty well and are able to readjust to civilian life upon return, but sadly, a ...

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