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Central Valley Man Found Guilty In Russian Roulette-Killing Of Roommate

A Central California man has been convicted of killing his friend playing a version of Russian roulette.

08/25/2014

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Cal EPA: Fresno Holds 15 Of Top 20 Most Disadvantaged Areas In State

A statewide survey released Thursday ranks Fresno and other Central Valley communities as the most disadvantaged areas in California when it comes to challenges ranging from polluted water to joblessness.

08/14/2014

Champ's booking photo. (Credit: Fresno County Sheriff's Office)

Former Candidate For Governor Suspected Of Shooting Neighbor

Sheriff’s officials say a one-time candidate for governor in California has been arrested on suspicion of shooting and wounding his neighbor and killing a horse.

08/08/2014

Authorities say the robbery of a marijuana grow in Central California triggered a gunbattle in which two people were killed and a 15-year-old girl was used as a human shield  (BERND SETTNIK/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Killed In Robbery Of Marijuana Grow

Gun battle triggered by robbery of Fresno pot farm.

08/07/2014

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Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari Lives As Homeless Person In Fresno For Week

California’s Republican candidate for governor says he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown’s claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic downturn.

07/31/2014

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

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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

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