Oliver Baines, a Fresno city councilman, gives an impassioned speech and makes plea for Republicans to stand up to President Donald Trump. Baines spoke at a rally in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 15.
A Jan. 8 edition of the podcast “This Won’t Hurt A Bit” features a case of a Fresno patient who had a 5 1/2-foot tapeworm in his body after eating raw salmon sashimi. The CDC had issued a warning about this food early in 2017. The podcast "Parasites" is available at www.wonthurtabit.com.
A family movie night at River Park's Edwards Theaters is interrupted Jan. 5 when a group of girls get ready to fight. One girl, who isn't clearly seen in the video, switches on a Taser-like device and is eventually arrested by Fresno police. Security at River Park arrived to prevent the incident from turning into a full-on brawl.
Three men broke into a business at west Shaw and north Brawley avenues in Fresno and tried to take all the victim's TVs. The Fresno Police Department is asking for your help in identifying the suspects. Call Crime Stoppers at 498-STOP.