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Gregg Hein says he got his leg stuck in a rock several days into a solo hike in the Sierra Nevada mountains. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

California Hiker With Broken Leg Ate Bugs To Live

Gregg Hein is recovering at a Fresno hospital.

07/16/2014

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Police: Good Samaritan Who Tried To Help Woman Brutally Beaten

Fresno police say a Good Samaritan who came to the aid of a woman being assaulted was brutally beaten by the suspects before being run over by a driver.

07/04/2014

Justice Baxter's photo as it appears on the California Courts website.

California Supreme Court Justice Marvin Baxter, 74, To Retire

California Supreme Court Justice Marvin Baxter says he will retire after serving more than 24 years on the state’s highest court.

06/18/2014

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Federal Records Show Inspection Lapse Of Oil And Gas Wells On California Land

Federal officials in charge of overseeing the drilling of new oil wells on public land in California let three years pass without inspecting some high-priority sites, according to public records.

06/16/2014

File photo of a gavel. (Getty Images)

Man Freed In Jury Mistake Killed; Suspect Arrested

A burglary defendant who won his freedom because of a jury’s mistake was stabbed to death in a fight hours after he returned home.

06/12/2014

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Fresno Principal Kills Self Amid Sex Abuse Probe

An elementary school principal in Fresno shot and killed himself as sheriff’s deputies prepared to search his home as part of a child sex abuse investigation that will continue in the aftermath of the suspect’s suicide, authorities said.

06/07/2014

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ACLU Sues Fresno Over Pot Growing Ban

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the City of Fresno and Fresno County over their decision to ban marijuana cultivation.

05/29/2014

A view of central California from an Osprey aircraft February 14, 2014 in Fresno, California. US President Barack Obama is visiting the Fresno area where he will speak with members of the community and tour drought effected areas. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Central Valley Cities Dominate Dirty-Air Rankings

Cities in California’s Central Valley dominate the American Lung Association’s annual rankings of the nation’s worst air pollution, though traditional dirty-air leader Los Angeles still tops key categories.

04/30/2014

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.

04/09/2014

CHP officers killed

Misinformation May Have Led To Deadly CHP Crash In Fresno County

The officers were southbound on Highway 99 to a crash that was first reported in the northbound lanes of the highway.

02/17/2014

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Father Sees Wife, Four Children Perish In Fiery Fresno County Crash

A central California man helplessly watched his wife and four young children perish in a fiery crash after trying unsuccessfully to rescue his family from the burning vehicle, authorities said Sunday.

02/16/2014

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As Drought Worsens, Feds Could Seize Water In Calif. Reservoir Intended For Crops

With no end in sight to California’s drought, farmers in the San Joaquin Valley fear federal officials could seize water in the San Luis Reservoir intended for their crops.

01/28/2014

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