New Census Criteria Designates Hundreds Of Communities Once Considered Urban As RuralHundreds of urban areas in the U.S. are becoming rural, but it's not because people are leaving.
Creek Fire Traps Campers In Sierra National ForestA fast-spreading California wildfire sent people fleeing Saturday, trapping campers at a reservoir in the Sierra National Forest, as a brutal heat wave pushed temperatures into triple digits in many parts of the state.
Search On For Camper Missing Since June In Sierra National ForestA search and rescue team is looking for a 54-year-old woman who mysteriously vanished on a solo camping trip at the Sierra National Forest.
Central California Official Resigns After Sharing Confederate Flag Post With ‘Proud To Be White’ PhraseThe president of the Madera County school board resigned after a post on her social media account displayed a Confederate flag and the phrase "I am proud to be white," drew calls for her to step down.
Sacramento Man Drowns In Lake In Madera County, Authorities SayA Sacramento man drowned in a lake in Madera County on Saturday, according to the Madera County Sheriff's Office.
CHP Officer Honored For Saving Man From Whirlpool While Off-DutyA California Highway Patrol officer is being honored for his quick thinking in helping save a life at Madera County’s Angel Falls.
Man Drowns In Swift-Moving River In Central CaliforniaA man drowned on Sunday after falling into a swift-moving river near Bass Lake in Central California, authorities said.
Off-Duty CHP Officer Helps Rescue Hiker Trapped In Angel Falls WhirlpoolA quick-thinking off-duty officer helped save a 24-year-old hiker who was trapped in a whirlpool on Saturday.
Surveillance Footage Released Of Abandoned Infant On Rural Central California RoadAuthorities are still looking for the newborn’s mother.
Hours-Old Newborn Found Abandoned Along Rural Central California Road; Search On For MotherJust hours after being born, a newborn was left abandoned in near-freezing temperatures along a country road.
7-Year-Old Girl Killed After Being Hit By Boat In Central CaliforniaAuthorities in central California say a 7-year-old girl died after being struck by a boat in Bass Lake on the Labor Day holiday.
Man Arrested For Randomly Shooting At Central California MotoristsEight vehicles were struck by bullets in Fresno County and another two in Madera County.
Man Shot, Killed After Confronting Pot Growers In Central CaliforniaA Central California property owner was shot and killed when he confronted three men who were illegally growing marijuana on his rural land, police said Tuesday.
Man Admits To Accidentally Setting Courtney Fire Near OakhurstMadera County sheriff says the man confessed to burning a deer carcass to get rid of the smell on a property near Oakhurst where he was doing work.
5th Madera County Jail Escapee CaughtA fifth man who escaped a Central California correctional facility has been captured, authorities said Sunday.