Jun. 13—Fresno County Sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating a shooting early Sunday in Parlier in which one of two victims died. Parlier Police were dispatched to an assault with a deadly weapon disturbance about 4:30 a.m. at a home in the 13000 block of Ninth Street. Officers arrived and found two victims with gunshot wounds in the driveway, according to Sheriff's Sgt.
Authorities rescued two hikers from a fast-growing wildfire near Millerton Lake on Wednesday. The Gold Fire is burning off Sky Harbor Road near the South Finegold Picnic Area on the south side of the lake in Fresno County. The wildland fire scorched 45 acres and was 45% contained as of Thursday noon.
Jun. 9—A shooting Tuesday evening at a Fresno County park left a teenager injured by a stray bullet. According to Kingsburg Police Sgt. Hardin Weaver, the shooting happened at 7:11 p.m. at Athwal Park and Skate Park, located at 1437 Avenue D. Weaver said the 15-year-old girl was playing soccer with her brother when she felt a burning sensation to her upper body.
Jun. 6—Firefighters battling a wildfire that broke out early Sunday afternoon in northeast Fresno County reported it appeared to be in check after earlier threatening "multiple" structures Dubbed the Ruth Fire, it was burning in the 36000 block of Ruth Hill Road in the Squaw Valley area, according to Cal Fire.
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Jun. 1—Fresno County maintained its place in California's orange tier for easing coronavirus-driven limitations on business and social activities this week, but one neighboring county is poised to advance to the least-restrictive yellow tier as soon as next week. Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced and Tulare counties all remain in orange Tier 3 of the state's color-coded Blueprint for a Safer Economy in the latest assessments released Tuesday by the state Department of Public Health.
A man will be going to Fresno County jail after crashing into two vehicles in southeast Fresno. It happened at 10 Sunday night on Tulare and Cedar. California Highway Patrol officers say a Mini Cooper crashed into 2 vehicles in the area. The driver of that car was found under the influence of alcohol, with a nine-year-old passenger inside.
The Fresno County Sheriff's Office is out patrolling county lakes this Memorial Day Weekend. Patrols started on Saturday and deputies say they've made nearly 40 stops so far in Shaver Lake - which is comparable to a typical weekend. Apart from Shaver Lake, deputies are also patrolling Huntington, Redinger and Pine Flat lakes.
May 29—A 26-year-old Madera man was arrested after allegedly stealing a car at gunpoint in rural Fresno County. Fresno County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tony Botti said suspect Alvaro Gonsalez arranged to buy a vehicle, but instead of paying for it, pointed a gun at two people and stole the car on Wednesday in the area of Madera and Clinton avenues, north of Kerman.
Fresno County officials identified the man who was killed Friday afternoon near Huron. Miguel Martinez, 32, was found shot in his car after officers responded to reports of a traffic collision. They found two vehicles had crashed into each other near Highway 198 and State Route 269 near the California Aqueduct.
CLOVIS, Calif. (AP) — A shooting in a Fresno County bar killed two men and wounded a third early Saturday, police said. Officers responding to 911 calls found two victims inside the Palace Bar and a third outside, police said in a release. “Unfortunately, one of the subjects was pronounced deceased inside the bar.
Clovis Unified employees, students, and visitors no longer have to wear face masks if they are outdoors and they can maintain 6 feet of distance from each other. The school district announced the lifting of some COVID-19 restrictions, days after the CDC released new guidance on face masks for vaccinated Americans.
May 20—The Fresno man accused of using pepper spray on a group of pro-Palestinian supporters Saturday has also been charged with a hate crime. Brian Lee Turner, 62, is facing three felony counts for allegedly using the pepper spray against the group of people who had gathered near River Park to denounce the violence from Israel against Palestine.
Action News was in the Clovis neighborhood on Wednesday, checking out the newest food truck in town.It's called Union Jacks Pasty Shack.The owners serve up handheld British meat pies in five different flavors.The most popular is 'Steak and Blue.'They're also offering some unique flavors including 'Chicken & Chorizo' and 'Tandoori Chicken'.
Palestinians and Israelis bury their dead after constant exchange of rocket fire and air strikes Palestinians hold a funeral for 13 Hamas militants killed a day earlier in Israeli air stikes, while Israeli soldiers and relatives mourn the death of a young Israeli soldier killed when Palestinian militants fired an anti-tank missile near the border.
May 9—Two people were thrown from a motorcycle after it crashed into an SUV on Saturday in Fresno County, the California Highway Patrol reported.Officers responded shortly after 6:33 p.m. to the scene at East Herndon and North Thompson avenues, where the driver of the motorcycle apparently failed to notice traffic was slowing in front of him, CHP Sgt.
Apr.28—The Merced Union High School District will be hosting COVID-19 vaccination clinics for area high school students this week The district is working with the Merced County Department of Public Health and Castle Family Health Centers to offer the clinics Wednesday at Golden Valley High and Thursday at Atwater High.
The fate of Governor Gavin Newsom will soon go to California voters.The California secretary of state's office announced Monday that more than 1.6 million recall signatures have been verified -- about 100,000 more than needed to force a vote on Newsom.There were over 118,000 signatures from right here in Central California, including about 59,000 from Fresno County.
The Accuweather Alert in the Sierra is still firmly in place above 5,000 feet.Action News Chief Meteorologist Kevin Musso is warning about snow-covered roads, which could make travel in higher elevations dangerous.He says Central Valley rain will vary from .10 to .25 inches, and more than .50 inches is expected in the mountains.