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Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Man Found on Roadside Near Coalinga

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COALINGA - The Fresno County Sheriff - Coroner’s Office has identified a recent homicide victim, but is not able to release his name until detectives locate relatives and notify them of his death. T [ ... ]

ACLU Sues Over Failing Public Defense System in Fresno County

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FRESNO - The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, the ACLU’s Criminal Law Reform Project, and the law firm Paul Hastings LLP filed a lawsuit against Fresno County and the state of [ ... ]

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Pair of 'Dogs Qualify for U.S. Amateur Championship

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FRESNO - Two Fresno State golfers qualified for the 2015 United States Amateur Championship on Monday - Alexander Lee from the men’s golf team and Hannah Sodersten from the women’s golf team.  [ ... ]

Justin Northern on AFCA Good Works Team Nominee List

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FRESNO  - Fresno State senior offensive lineman Justin Northern has been nominated for the 2015 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, the most esteemed off the field honor in college football, as was  [ ... ]

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Marijuana Arrest Turns in to Music Career

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A simple possession charge for marijuana in a small Nashville suburb back in 2005 changed the career trajectory of a small business owner and songwriter. After seeing firsth [ ... ]

Reba, Brooks & Dunn Add Performances To Their Residency At The Colosseum At Caesars Palace

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LAS VEGAS - Due to overwhelming demand, additional shows have been added for the new one-of-a-kind residency REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: Together in Vegas at The Coloss [ ... ]

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Opinion / Editorial

EDITORIAL: Little Americans

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EDITORIAL - I just became a grandfather!  My new grandson was born early in the morning on July 16.  Wow, did you hear me?  This is all amazing stuff.  This cuddly little seven and [ ... ]

EDITORIAL: Donald Trump's Tone, Problem and Wussies

EDITORIAL -   Donald Trump has one problem. He is not a career politician. Career politicians have learned the art of being big wussies. They know how to talk out of both sides of their mout [ ... ]

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Big Valley News & Photo
More than 2,000 Buyers and Food Enthusiasts Attend 2015 Fresno Food Expo Print E-mail
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Monday, 27 July 2015 12:34
FRESNO - The 2015 Fresno Food Expo, presented by Union Bank, celebrated its 5th anniversary on Thursday, July 23 when 121 food and beverage companies ranging from producers and growers to manufacturers and processors from throughout the 8-county San Joaquin Valley met with 917 pre-qualified regional, national and international foodservice and retail buyers, restaurant chefs and institutions, as well as more than 1,100 members of the public looking to support local business.
In its five year history, the Expo has introduced 226 different Valley-based food and beverage companies to new customers and hosted 1,825 different buyers, including more than 100 international buyers. These record breaking numbers at the 2015 Expo reflect an 86% growth in number of participating exhibitors and a 400% growth in buyers since the Expo first began in 2011.
Suspect Arrested in Felony Hit n Run: Killed Wheelchaired Army Veteran Print E-mail
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Friday, 24 July 2015 00:00
FRESNO - Late Monday morning patrol and traffic officers from the Fresno Police Deaprtment were dispatched to a hit and run accident with a male down in the roadway at Cedar and Floradora Avenues. Upon arrival, officers located an 83 year old male laying in the southbound lanes of Cedar Avenue, just north of Floradora Avenue, with significant fatal injuries. The vehicle that struck the male fled the scene northbound on Cedar Avenue after the accident.

The suspect has been indentified as Edgar Ernesto Rueda (21). He was located Thursday morning and arrested on several charges by the Fresno Police Department Collision Reconstruction Unit. Wednesday morning a reporting party notified the police department identifying Rueda as the suspect in this case. Detectives responded to the location and searched for Rueda for several hours to no avail.
FAX Bus Verses Ford Fusion Injury Collision Print E-mail
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Thursday, 23 July 2015 13:09
FRESNO - On Wednesday, July 22nd, at 12:22 pm, Traffic officers were dispatched to Shields and Hughes Avenues regarding a no details collision between a FAX bus and a Ford Fusion. Upon arrival, officers contacted the bus driver and 84 year old female driver of the Ford.

According to driver and witness statements, and physical evidence, the bus was traveling northbound on Hughes Avenue and had a green light at Shields Avenue. As the bus entered the intersection, the Ford turned in front of the bus attempting to go eastbound on Shields Avenue from southbound Hughes Avenue. The right front of the bus struck the Ford resulting in moderate damage to both vehicles.
Deputies Capture Wanted Felon Following a Car Crash & Foot Pursuit Print E-mail
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Thursday, 23 July 2015 13:21
FRESNO - Around 3:45 pm Wednesday, members of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Ag Task Force were patrolling the area Orange Ave. and American Ave. when they saw a black Nissan Pathfinder parked near a home. Detectives recognized this vehicle as belonging to a wanted felon named Carlos Campos (45).

Detectives pulled up to the SUV to talk to the two men inside and that’s when the driver (Campos) accelerated and fled the scene at a high rate of speed. Detectives attempted to catch up to the vehicle heading westbound on American, but it appeared to have gotten away.
Two Suspects Arrested For Burglarizing Tented House Print E-mail
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Monday, 20 July 2015 00:00
FRESNO - Early Saturday morning Northeast Policing District Officers from the Fresno Police Department were dispatched to a residence near the intersection of Princeton & Thesta regarding an in-progress burglary of house that was tented for pest fumigation. A neighbor called the Police Dept. reporting that two men had parked their car in front of the residence and was loading up items from the house.

Officers arrived and surprised the two burglars as they exited the residence with stolen items, one suspect fled into the neighborhood on foot and the second burglar retreated back into the tented house. The vehicle that they were using in the commission of the crime was reported stolen from Merced.


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Mary Garibay (91)

Mary J. Garibay (91) passed away on Sunday July 12 surrounded by family, friends and her beloved dog "Tiger" at Cedar Creek Retirement Community in Madera where she had been a resident for two years.  [ ... ]

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Gilbert Jake Vanderburgh (61) passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Friant, at the age of 61. He was a native of Fresno, having graduated from McLane High School and attending Fresno City Co [ ... ]


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