A meeting of legal leaders and advocates Tuesday announced that the new juvenile trafficking court will open on Jan. 19. The group also heard a presentation about the trafficking court’s online dashboard, modeled after the one currently in use in Fresno County drug courts.
Trafficking victims in Fresno can turn to a network of advocates in the Central Valley who can help them find emergency shelter, counseling, long-term programs and even host makeover events. Melissa Gomez of the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission, Debra Rush of Breaking the Chains and Ana Lopez of Beauty for Ashes discuss what their organizations do and how they work together.
Sgt. Curt Chastain and detectives from the Fresno Police Department execute an undercover operation to get a young human trafficking victim off the streets. Chastain explains how the department's philosophy has changed since he began his career.
Monday marked the first day of Fresno’s new bus rapid transit system, called FAX Q, which stands for "quick" and “quiet." The buses, running on natural gas and painted in a distinctive light blue, will run along Kings Canyon to downtown, then up Blackstone to Woodward Park and back.
At a news conference Monday, Madera police Chief Dino Lawson said the shooting happened about 7:30 p.m. Sunday when the boy, Leonardo Demetrio Morales, was riding in the car with his dad. He said a vehicle pulled up to the father and son’s vehicle and someone fired multiple rounds into their car as they were southbound on Tozer Avenue.
Brothers Derek and David Carr share thoughts about Fresno State football and offer a glimpse into the Raiders and the NFL during Inside The Huddle, a fundraising event for Valley Children's Hospital held Saturday night at the Saroyan Theatre in Fresno.
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr criticized lawmakers, the National Rifle Association and President Trump’s border wall after a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida claimed at least 17 lives.