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Pacheco High football players injured in suspected DUI crash, police chase

A van full of teenage boys crashed into a ditch on Mercey Springs Road in Los Banos late Friday after authorities say the driver tried to outrun police while driving under the influence of drugs. Two of the teenage boys play football for Pacheco High School and three are former football players, according to David Snapp, Pacheco High’s head football coach.

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Fresno wins first round in police shooting trial

The city of Fresno won big Friday in pretrial motions in the upcoming federal civil rights trial of two police officers who are accused of the fatal shooting two years ago of a mentally ill woman who was allegedly armed with two knives.

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Clovis double-murder suspect pleads not guilty in Fresno court

Double-murder suspect Dave Thomas McCann pleaded not guilty Friday in Fresno County Superior Court. McCann, 49, is accused of killing his wife, Tierney Cooper-McCann, 37, and her mother, Judith Faye Cooper, 68, at their Clovis home on May 7. He escaped and was captured the following week in Monterey County.

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Lawyer worries about accused drunken killer’s unborn baby

The lawyer for Candice Ooley, who is charged with killing a motorist on Highway 41 in a drunken-driving crash on May 20, says District Attorney Dave Linn has the good intention of wanting to keep Madera County safe, but he can’t charge Ooley with murder because there is no case law to support it.

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Fresno man to stand trial in hate-crime attack on Sikh man

Daniel Coronel Wilson Jr., 22, and Alexis Mendoza, 17, first punched the 68-year-old Sikh man and then ran over the victim on a northwest Fresno street on a cold, foggy morning in December, according to a police detective who testified Tuesday in Wilson’s preliminary hearing in Fresno County Superior Court.

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Sheriff, parent plead for leads in slaying of two teens at party

Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims leads a news conference in which the public's help is sought in solving the fatal shooting of Kayla DeBorde, 19, and William Harris, 17, at a party near Easton on Jan. 29, 2016. Mims said the two were innocent victims of strayu gunfire.
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Sheriff, parent plead for leads in slaying of two teens at party

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