This is how Fresno police get trafficking victims off the streets
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.
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
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 Commi
Large clouds of black smoke rose from the Stoll Fire in Tehama County, California, on June 23, while evacuations orders were in place for surrounding areas. Cal Fire reported that some residential and commercial buildings were destroyed or damaged.
It took three days for California prison officials to tell Takis Kalatzakis that his son had been beaten and strangled to death by his cellmate at Salinas Valley State Prison. He found out through a telegram, dropped at his house in San Jose.
Dos Palos resident George Aguaristi, who plans to file a lawsuit against Merced County, speaks about how officers killed his dog Samson in May, at his home in Dos Palos, Calif., on Thursday, June 21, 2018.