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Fresno State donor Marion Kremen collected expensive books and jewelry, but also accumulated large amounts of slacks, blouses, shoes, scarves, towels, bed sheets and coffee mugs in her lifetime.
A judge has ruled that a report detailing how Madera County District Attorney Michael Keitz interacts with staff must stay under wraps.
A federal parolee wanted in connection with an armed robbery of a Bay Area bank was arrested Thursday evening after leading law-enforcement officers on a high-speed chase that started in central Fresno and ended in Tulare County.
Two cups of coffee ended life on the run for the Internet sensation known as Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker, who was arrested in the beating death of a New Jersey lawyer three times his age.
Fresno County firefighters have contained one grass fire east of Clovis and are working on another that broke out Friday afternoon near Auberry.
Clovis Unified flipped the switch Friday on phase 1 of its new 5.9-megawatt solar power system. The district's system, the largest school solar project in the Central Valley, is expected to save the district as much as $2.7 million annually.
An overturned big rig is blocking the left lane and partly blocking the right lane of eastbound Highway 152 at Interstate 5, the California Highway Patrol reports.
The Washington Redskins signed second-round draft pick David Amerson and fourth-round choice Phillip Thomas on Friday, leaving one of their seven selections without a rookie deal: Florida tight end Jordan Reed.
When three officers went inside, Avilez opened fire and hit two of them, police said. He could face three charges of attempted murder.
A bandit who robbed the Jack in the Box restaurant at Blackstone and Clinton avenues in Fresno last weekend is sought by police.
Fresno police have arrested members of an identity theft crew that authorities say used a new technique to break into mailboxes and other secure areas.
Police arrested a man on weapons charges Thursday night in southeast Fresno after they say he pointed a gun at his girlfriend's head and fired a round into the air.
The Fresno County Board of Education trustees voted Thursday to appoint deputy superintendent Jim Yovino to serve as superintendent of schools until the end of the current term, which expires in December 2014.
Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin vowed Thursday to brave the threats of cynicism and bankruptcy and turn California's fifth-largest but economically challenged city into a vibrant center of commerce.
Kings County landowners suing the state High Speed Rail Authority will not have their case combined with a related case, allowing them to go to court for a hearing at the end of the month.
Two police officers were shot and injured Thursday afternoon while chasing a suspect through homes in a northeast Visalia neighborhood, Police Chief Colleen Mestas said. One suspect also was wounded.
A Visalia Powerball player won about $250,000 by matching five numbers in Wednesday night's drawing, just missing the Powerball number and the $360 million jackpot.
A trial for former Central High boys basketball coach Loren LeBeau is set for Aug. 6 in Fresno County Superior Court.
Fresno police arrested a man and a woman in downtown Fresno Thursday after a woman was beaten with a handgun in southwest Fresno.
A 51-year-old motorcyclist is dead and his passenger seriously injured after crashing into a vehicle near Mariposa on Monday afternoon.
Police are investigating a gang-related stabbing that left two men wounded Wednesday evening in southeast Fresno.
A 24-year-old Porterville man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of molesting a 13-year-old girl, Porterville police said
Valley residents can expect some relief from Fresno's high temperatures, with cooler days and light sprinkles headed this way. Wednesday's high in Fresno reached 92 -- 8 degrees above normal for this time of year.
Linda Penner, Fresno County's chief probation officer who has helped shape the state's corrections policies, will soon have a more direct hand in carrying out the policies statewide.
A 39-year-old Mariposa man is dead after a solo-vehicle crash north of Mariposa on Tuesday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said.
No arrests have been made in connection with a car crash at a east-central Fresno apartment Tuesday night that injured a 2-year-old boy, police said Wednesday.
12:30 p.m.: The southbound lanes are now clear, The California Highway Patrol reports.
A fire at a fruit packing and cold storage company east of Dinuba on Tuesday that burned 50 tons of cardboard and wooden pallets caused about $525,000 in damages, the Tulare County Fire Department said Wednesday.
A 30-year-old pedestrian killed early Sunday morning while crossing Highway 99 near Traver has been identified.
Hanford police are investigating two shootings that happened within hours of each other -- one shortly before midnight Tuesday and the other early Wednesday.
California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a collision Wednesday morning between a car and a school bus in southwest Fresno.
Roof repairs ignited a fire that damaged a warehouse of a food service building in southeast Fresno on Tuesday night, fire officials said.
The VA Central California Health Care Systems hospital in central Fresno on Wednesday held its third annual VA2K Walk + Roll event benefiting homeless veterans.
Gas prices in Fresno passed the $4 mark Tuesday, part of a trend of rising prices statewide.
A 2-year-old child was injured Tuesday night when a vehicle crashed into an apartment complex in east-central Fresno, fire Capt. Paul Garnier said.
Fifty tons of cardboard and wooden pallets stored outside caught fire Tuesday evening east of Dinuba, spreading to nearby grass and threatening two homes, Tulare County Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Green said.
A Fresno couple were awarded more than $1.4 million in Fresno County Superior Court after they claimed a Kerman real estate broker defrauded them out of thousands of dollars for a building project that never was completed.
Exploiting loopholes in a law enacted to stanch the flow of big money in California politics, Assembly Democrats pumped $5.8 million into the campaigns Speaker John A. Pérez designated, a data analysis shows. The infusion of cash helped the Democrats win a supermajority in the Capitol, and the system paid off for the speaker's biggest fundraisers in the Assembly -- including Henry T. Perea of Fresno -- with key Assembly positions.
With a visit to the White House complex and a session for national reporters, Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims on Tuesday enlisted in the campaign for a comprehensive immigration bill.
What was supposed to be a simple pledge of support for children in Fresno County on Tuesday morphed into a political firestorm that left many community activists doubting how much county leaders really care about kids.
Continued dry conditions have caused the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to reduce the allocation of water from Millerton Lake from 50% to 45%.
Kings County opponents of high-speed rail are battling the California High-Speed Rail Authority to keep their legal fight on track.
Jurors who found a man guilty in a 2007 stabbing death told a judge Tuesday they could not reach a decision on whether the man was sane when he killed an employee at a west-central Fresno halfway house.
A felony warrant has been issued for a woman whose horses were taken from her Reedley-area property a year ago after authorities said the animals were neglected and malnourished.
The back corner of the Droge Building in downtown Fresno crumbled to the ground in a dusty mess on Monday morning as demolition of the historic building started to make way for a mixed-use development.
Two burgeoning golf stars from Clovis East High have made it through local qualifying for the U.S. Open.
The Mosqueda Branch Library in southeast Fresno closed at 3 p.m. after the compressor in the center's air conditioning unit broke down, causing temperatures inside to rise to an uncomfortable level, said Wendy Eisenberg, librarian supervisor.
A Fresno City College administrator is one of five finalists for president of Ventura College.
A fire burning north of Beasore Creek and three miles off the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway in Madera County is 25% under control after burning about 40 acres, the U.S. Forest Service said Monday.
The thermometer will climb to the high 90s on Monday, but the central San Joaquin Valley can look forward to declining temperatures as the week progresses, according to the National Weather Service.