Central California

LEMOORE, CA - APRIL 24:  A sign referencing the drought is posted next to a fallow field on April 24, 2015 in Lemoore, California. As California enters its fourth year of severe drought, farmers in the Central Valley are struggling to keep crops watered as wells run dry and government water allocations have been reduced or terminated. Many have opted to leave acres of their fields fallow.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

When The Wells Run Dry: How Central California Is Coping With The Drought

Looking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets on the bare dirt of his yard.


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5 Firefighters Hurt In Rollover Crash On Central California Highway

Authorities say five firefighters were injured after a U.S. Forest Service fire engine collided with another vehicle in Central California.


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Boy, 13, Killed After Being Struck By Jet Ski On Central California Lake

Authorities say a 13-year-old boy died and his 16-year-old aunt was injured after they were struck by a jet ski on a central California lake.


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Central California Officer Dies In Car Crash During Chase

Authorities say a police officer in Central California crashed his patrol car into a block wall and died.


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3 Farm Workers Killed, 5 Hurt In Van Crash In Central California

Authorities say three farmworkers were killed and five others hospitalized after a van overturned on a Central California highway.


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Student Records Vice Principal Allegedly Making Racist Remark

A Central California middle school vice principal has been suspended over an alleged racist comment that was caught on a student’s cellphone.


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Central California Couple Married 67 Years Dies Holding Hands

Floyd and Violet Hartwig’s marriage spanned 67 years, but their love for one another appears timeless.


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Central California Man Arrested For Stomping Dog To Death

A Central California man was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after stomping a dog to death and tossing its body in the street in front of his home.


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Boyfriend Arrested In Rape, Brutal Attack Of Central California Girl

Police in Central California arrested a man accused of holding his 16-year-old girlfriend in a car, raping her and beating her with a tire iron over the course of five days.


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California Company Issues Nationwide Fruit Recall

A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.


Police say Jose Manuel Martinez admiited to killing as many as 40 people during a decades-long career as a drug cartel enforcer. (Getty Images)

Man Confesses To 40 Killings

Accused contract killer says he killed as many as 40 people during a decades-long career as a drug cartel enforcer.


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Number Of Wounded Increased In Biker Club Attack

Authorities say 13 people were injured during a running gun battle at an annual dance staged by a Central California motorcycle club. An 18-year-old man was killed.