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Fresno police on Thursday arrested a man suspected of an attempted murder who had been on the run and living out of state for more than three years.
Junior left-hander Tyler Linehan built on his late-season run on Friday by taking out Nevada 10-1 in an elimination game at Beiden Field and carrying the No.4-seeded Fresno State basseball team into another must-win game at 3 p.m. against San Diego State, the No. 3 seed in the Mountain West tournament.
A fire early Thursday destroyed Oakhurst Lodge in central Oakhurst, causing about $1 million in damage. Highway 41 was closed while firefighters battled the blaze. At least 22 people staying in the lodge were evacuated to other hotels.
Fresno Grizzlies pitcher Mike Kickham knows he could be in line for a big league promotion. Not that he wants to think about it and create unnecessary pressure on himself. But the injury to San Francisco Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong does create a potential opening on the major league roster.
Local Boy Scout executive John Richers doesn't expect the new policy that allows openly gay scouts in the Boys Scouts of America to have a negative effect on Valley troops.
Fresno County is continuing to see sluggish employment growth, at only about 1.2% this year, according to the latest quarterly economic forecast issued Thursday by the University of the Pacific in Stockton.
Five engines and one chief from Fresno County Cal Fire were sent to San Diego County on Thursday to aid firefighters battling the San Felipe fire, Capt. Ryan Michaels said.
A motorcyclist sustained major injuries Thursday after reportedly being cut off by a car on Highway 41 in central Fresno, the California Highway Patrol said.
The Fresno City Council on Thursday awarded a contract for $1.48 million to Floyd Johnston Construction of Clovis to build the Sugar Pine Trail pedestrian undercrossing at Shepherd Avenue west of Millbrook Avenue in northeast Fresno.
A man was in critical condition after nearly drowning in Bass Lake on Thursday afternoon, the Madera County Sheriff's Department said.
A person died in a crash involving a bicyclist and a big rig southwest of Madera on Thursday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said.
They were fully extended throughout, which might have been thought to be a bit of a stretch itself against Air Force -- the last-place team during the regular season -- in an elimination game at the Mountain West Conference tournament.
A medical helicopter was called to an injury accident involving two tractors east of Firebaugh on Thursday afternoon, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said.
The Fresno City Council on a 4-3 vote Thursday morning rejected proposed bicycle lanes on Fruit Avenue in northwest Fresno.
A 23-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a series of arson fires that plagued Pinedale last month, the Fresno Fire Department said Thursday.
A gang member with a lengthy history of violent crimes fired all five shots from a revolver at Fresno police detectives Wednesday afternoon before he was arrested in southeast Fresno, Chief Jerry Dyer said Thursday. Neither the gang member nor officers were wounded.
Californians received the bottom line Thursday on which insurance firms will sell policies on the state's new health-care exchange this fall and how much those premiums will cost.
Fresno is the fifth-largest city in California, with a population of 505,000. The city showed a paltry growth rate, though, of less than 1%.
Fresno County sheriff's detectives are investigating the death of a man found lying along a dirt road with a gunshot wound Wednesday afternoon northeast of Parlier.
Joseph Castro's appointment as the new president of Fresno State was celebrated Wednesday by his former Hanford High School classmates, who remembered Castro as a bright student who clearly was destined to go places.
Four people were arrested Wednesday after suspected Bulldog gang members exchanged gunfire with plainclothes officers in a southeast Fresno neighborhood, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said.
Twenty years ago, Fresno Democrat Jim Costa lost to Hanford Republican Phil Wyman in a special election to fill the 16th state Senate seat. The following year, Costa came back to win the seat. After Hanford Republican Andy Vidak posted a convincing victory Tuesday over Bakersfield Democrat Leticia Perez in a 16th state Senate special election, Democrats were hoping history can repeat itself -- and Republicans were calculating how to solidify Vidak's future.
SWAT teams from 17 agencies trained for hostage situations, active shooting scenes and rescues of fallen officers Wednesday at the Fresno Police Department's new regional training facility.
A 25-year-old registered sex offender has been arrested after authorities discovered child pornography on his computer's hard drive as he sat near the children's play area at a McDonald's restaurant in Selma, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.
Joseph Castro, a Hanford native, made history Wednesday when he was named the next president of Fresno State, becoming the first Latino to hold the post.
Fresno State center fielder Aaron Judge, who is leading the Bulldogs in every major statistical category and is likely to be a first-round pick next month in the MLB first-year player draft, has been selected first-team All-Mountain West Conference.
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree reportedly tore his Achilles tendon during organized team activities Tuesday.
The former Bob Wills house in east-central Fresno, which some had hoped would win historic designation, apparently has another month for a patron to step forward and save it from demolition. Behind-the-scenes dealings Thursday at Fresno City Hall led to the revelation.
Fire destroyed one unit of an eight-unit apartment building Tuesday night in east-central Fresno.
A 25-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for a 2007 purse-snatching that ended when one woman was shot to death and a second woman, who was pregnant, was shot but survived.
Both sides in a long-running fight over the future of a southwest Fresno rendering plant made their final arguments in a yearlong lawsuit on Tuesday afternoon in Fresno County Superior Court. A decision from Judge Mark Snauffer is expected soon.
Seven separate grass fires believed to be arson were stoked by the wind Tuesday night and threatened several structures in Orange Cove, said Chief Ralph Michaels of the Orange Cove Fire Department.
A 23-year-old Madera man was convicted of attempted murder Tuesday and faces a possible sentence of 37 years to life in prison, the Madera County District Attorney's Office said.
A Visalia woman has been sentenced to 17 years and 4 months in prison for armed robbery and other crimes, the Tulare County District Attorney's Office said.
Luis Avilez, 25, accused in shooting two Visalia police officers last week, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder of a police officer.
Antonio Reyes of Visalia has been appointed to a judgeship on the Tulare County Superior Court.
Three suspects are sought by Fresno police following the Monday robbery of a 7-Eleven at Kings Canyon Road and Fowler Avenue.
Three fires Tuesday afternoon spread the Fresno Fire Department staff so thin that medical aid calls were suspended for a hour, a spokesman said.
A classic fight between environmentalists and developers came down on the side of developers Tuesday with Fresno County supervisors agreeing to explore the potential for new restaurants, hotels and golf courses just north of the city of Fresno.
A court case for family members charged with helping convicted rapist Spencer Scarber is on hold for another month after a judge ruled Tuesday that husband-and-wife attorneys could not represent Scarber's mother and sister.
A head-on crash that happened when one vehicle was passing another killed a 71-year-old woman east of Coalinga on Tuesday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.
Sacramento lobbyists and others looking forward to attending a mixed-martial-arts fight in Las Vegas with Sen. Ricardo Lara on Saturday will have to find another way to enjoy the holiday weekend.
A day after Ryan Vogelsong broke a finger on his pitching hand, the Giants made a couple of moves to get through the days ahead.
A man who threatened to kill his girlfriend in front of two children is in custody after a tense overnight standoff in central Fresno.
An offer has been made to a candidate for Fresno State president, a source close to the California State University Board of Trustees confirmed Tuesday. The source didn't identify the candidate.
A 33-year-old Tulare County woman was arrested Monday after Tulare County deputies found two pounds of methamphetamine in a diaper bag, a spokeswoman for the department said.
A 9-year-old girl riding her scooter was struck by a slow-moving pickup while crossing a Hanford street Saturday afternoon, police said.
Police are searching for a 26-year-old man in connection with a May 14 crash into a southeast Fresno apartment that injured a 2-year-old child.
A dry cold front heading through the Central Coast Tuesday night will mean a cool down in the Valley, the National Weather Service says.
Seven schools in Cutler and Orosi have been recognized by the federal government for promoting nutrition, nutrition education and physical activity for students.