Erlinda Vargas of Fresno learned Wednesday morning that she was going to receive over $35,000 worth of dental care for free. Over 400 people applied for the Second Chance program at the Fresno Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
Hundreds wait in line, some camping out since the night before, for the annual Catholic Charities turkey-and-fixings giveaway. About 800 local families were given a turkey and boxes of fixings so they can cook the traditional meal at home. Kelly Lilles. executive director for Catholic Charities, talks about the important program.
Footage courtesy of Channel 21 Univision in Fresno shows a brutal attack on and robbery of a street vendor in southeast Fresno on Nov. 19. A resident's security video captured the attack South Holloway and East Kaviland avenues. Police are looking for the two suspects.
Homeless youths are one of the fastest-growing homeless populations in the country. To help, the Sanctuary Transitional Shelter in Fresno can take in up to 15 homeless youths a night. Joe Martinez, outreach manager for the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission sanctuary and youth services, explains.
About 1 p.m. Nov. 17, a security officer from Nordstrom's Rack, 7883 N. Blackstone Ave., was knocked over by thieves in a parking lot. The suspects have been stealing from vehicles in the parking lot, Fresno police said. Anyone with information about the suspects can call police at 559-621-6509 or Crime Stoppers at 559-498-7867.
The United Nations Command released video showing a North Korean defector crossing the border between North Korea and South Korea on November 13. The UNC is responsible for policing the Demilitarized Zone accused North Korea of violating the armistice agreement when a soldier crossed the military demarcation line in pursuit of the defector. South Korean officials announced on Tuesday, November 21, that the former Korean People’s Army soldier had regained consciousness after having been shot six times by North Korean border guards as he escaped via the Joint Security Area in Panmunjom.