A murder trial began Monday for a Fresno man who is accused of fatally shooting a woman and trying to kill her husband inside the Crossroads nightclub in March 2014. But a lawyer for defendant Craig Lamar Foster says he fired in self-defense.
Fresno’s Dog Pound gang: Court documents reveal how its leaders made plans in a meeting at San Joaquin Hotel and raked in millions of dollars in criminal enterprises. But after an April crackdown, 18 gang members face federal charges involving murder, prostitution and more. An attorney for one gang member expects a grand jury indictment soon.
A lawyer has accused Fresno High’s staff of knowing about English teacher Darren Klassen’s illicit sexual affair with an underage student but doing nothing to stop it, according to a lawsuit filed in Fresno County Superior Court against the Fresno Unified School District.
A criminal case that made national news a year ago when a bystander’s video showed Fresno fire Capt. Pete Dern falling through a burning roof and his dramatic rescue by fellow firefighters ended Wednesday when the woman who pleaded no contest to starting the house fire was sentenced to nine years in prison.
A Fresno man was found guilty Wednesday of second-degree murder in the killing of an unarmed man – a gruesome stabbing that was recorded when the accused killer inadvertently made a 911 butt-dial call to the Fresno police dispatch center.
Security video show a robbery April 24, 2016, at EZ Shop on the corner of Fowler and Floral avenues west of Selma. The robber approaches, talking on a phone. He robs the store at gunpoint, taking the cash register. Authorities said he had another phone conversation while waiting for a getaway car.
Gunman rips off cash register at Fresno-area market
Fresno Lt. Joe Gomez provides details on pickup chase, fiery crash
Man suspected of copper wire theft at Fresno's Steinbeck school
Ink thief asks Target employees: 'Do you want to get shot?'