FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A former U.S. Congressman from central California was arrested Tuesday by federal agents on wire fraud, money laundering, and campaign contribution fraud charges stemming from “multiple fraud schemes,” federal prosecutors said.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A former Fresno-area police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting four women while on duty, federal prosecutors said Friday.
A federal grand jury indictment unsealed Friday charges J.
TULARE, Calif. (AP) — A bus traveling from Los Angeles to Fresno crashed after it went off a highway, broke through a chain link fence and came to a rest on its side in a parking lot, injuring 24 people, authorities said Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coaching changes in the Pac-12 are a given, but it is rare when it happens to three of the most recognizable programs in the conference.
Such is the case with Southern California, Oregon, and Washington, which have new coaches on the sideline this season.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California State University trustees voted to remove the name of a former librarian from the Fresno State library after revelations in his personal documents that he held antisemitic views and was a Nazi sympathizer.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man was fatally shot by Fresno police in a park late Saturday, after officers say he approached them while holding a gun.
Fresno Police Chief Paco Balderamma said four officers responded to a call at around 8:35 p.m.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Vandals last month used spray paint to draw on more than 30 sites at California's Yosemite National Park, officials said.
Park officials are asking anyone who was on the trail to the top of Yosemite Falls on May 20 and who saw people carrying cans of spray paint and tagging the area to contact the National Park Service.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco authorities were investigating the deaths of two men after an incident in which police responded to a report of an assault in progress and officers fired shots.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno police killed an armed man they said charged at them Thursday and authorities opened fire in a second Fresno shooting involving a fleeing robbery suspect who rammed patrol cars, authorities said.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities arrested a suspected car thief who rammed a police cruiser before leading officers on a chase that hit speeds of 100 mph on central California highways, officials said.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected in a fatal hit-in-run in central California in which the victim's body was dragged more than 8 miles (13 kilometers) was in critical condition after jumping from a three-story house while deputies tried to arrest him, authorities said.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police in central California were searching for the driver of a pickup truck that struck a woman walking her dog Friday and kept going, dragging her more than 8 miles (13 kilometers) to a hotel parking lot, where she was found dead.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The skeletal remains of a 37-year-old woman missing since December have been discovered in California's Sierra National Forest, authorities said.
Crews launched a new search on May 2 after Samantha Tomlinson's Honda Civic was found near Shaver Lake along the western slopes of the Sierra, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office said.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Central California authorities arrested a 29-year-old man for allegedly intentionally starting a house fire that killed his 18-month-old niece and 5-month-old nephew and severely burned their mother.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Fresno man who was part a California child exploitation ring in which members filmed themselves sexually abusing more than 20 children and then distributed the footage on the dark web was sentenced to life in prison Friday, prosecutors said.
Daryle Lamonica, the deep-throwing quarterback who won an AFL Player of the Year award and led the Raiders to their first Super Bowl appearance, has died. He was 80.
The Fresno County Sherriff's said Lamonica passed away at his Fresno home on Thursday morning.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California authorities Friday announced the arrest of 47 suspected gang members accused of drive-by shootings, murder, assaults and funding their illicit activities in the Central Valley through prostitution rings and the sale of guns and narcotics.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The former general manager of a central California water district is accused of stealing more than $25 million in federally owned water by exploiting a leak in a canal, prosecutors said Thursday.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of shooting and killing his parents at their central California home, authorities said Monday.
Fresno police officers responding to reports of a shooting found the suspect, Julian McElhaney, on the front lawn of the home around 3:30 p.m.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected in a series of armed robberies of taco trucks was arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase that ended with a crash in central California, authorities said.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A group of 18 people allegedly involved in fentanyl and methamphetamine trafficking in Fresno County were arrested after a string of overdoses, including two deaths, federal and local officials announced Friday.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man who was fatally shot by a detective he assaulted after slipping through secure entrances at Fresno Police Department headquarters had a history of encounters with officers but never with the official he attacked, authorities said Wednesday.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police in California say a police detective fatally shot a man who was attacking him inside his office Tuesday at police headquarters.
The man was not supposed to be at the police department’s headquarters and it was not immediately clear how he gained access to the building, which has secured gates and doors, said Fresno Police Chief Paco Balderrama.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Orlando Robinson had 20 points as Fresno State beat Southern Utah 67-48 in The Basketball Classic semifinals on Monday night.
Jordan Campbell had 11 points for Fresno State (22-13).
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a January gun battle between rival gang members that killed a bystander, police said.
John Avalos was shot in the head when at least 14 people fired 200 rounds during the gunfight on Jan.
DELANO, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested three men in connection with the shooting death of a college student at a Southern California park two years ago.
Officers responding to reports of gunfire at Cesar Chavez Park in Delano found Nayeli Carrillo Gonzalez suffering from gunshot wounds on Jan.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of firing gunshots that pierced a neighbor's bedroom wall was shot and wounded during a standoff with police in Fresno early Sunday, authorities said.
Officers went to an apartment complex just after 2 a.m.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Seven children were taken to the hospital after a DUI car crash in central California, authorities said.
Two cars crashed Saturday at about 2 p.m. in Fresno, KFSN-TV reported.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — An initial report on the fatal crash of a crop-dusting helicopter in central California last month indicates the pilot called off spraying because of increasing wind speeds.
The pilot, identified by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office as 53-year-old Steven Wilson of Shafter, was killed when the 1967 Bell UH-1H went down in an orchard near Coalinga on Feb.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Four members of a family from Washington state were killed and three were injured in a crash on Interstate 5 in central California, authorities said Thursday.
All seven victims were in a Chrysler minivan when it struck a big rig parked on the shoulder Wednesday morning near Fresno, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Rory Marks.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A 19-year veteran of the Fresno Police Department faces criminal charges after allegedly robbing a drug suspect, ingesting the drugs while on duty and then driving his patrol car while under the influence, authorities said.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Seven inmates from the Fresno County Jail were rushed to the hospital overnight after being exposed to an opioid that was likely fentanyl, authorities said.
One of the inmates was having difficulty breathing and staff members administered Narcan before calling an ambulance to the jail around 10.30 p.m., said Fresno County Assistant Sheriff Steve McComas.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Orlando Robinson buried a go-ahead 3-pointer with 54 seconds remaining and finished with 28 points and 10 rebounds as Fresno State held off New Mexico 71-68 on Monday night.
Isaiah Hill had 13 points for the Bulldogs (18-10, 8-7 Mountain West Conference).
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Chad Baker had a season-high 20 points as San Diego State cruised past Fresno State 61-44 on Saturday night.
Keshad Johnson had 13 points for the Aztecs (17-6, 9-3 Mountain West Conference), who have won five straight.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chancellor of California State University, the nation’s largest public university system, has resigned after accusations that he mishandled sexual misconduct allegations.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Bryce Hamilton scored 17 points and hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:16 remaining to lead UNLV to a 60-57 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday night.
Hamilton hit two free throws with 6 seconds left to preserve the win for the Rebels (15-11, 7-6 Mountain West Conference).
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — An 18-year-old man killed in a gang-related shooting outside a bowling alley in Fresno, police said Saturday.
Gunfire erupted Friday night after a fight between two groups of people inside Bowlero spilled out to the parking lot, police Lt.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Five people were killed in a head-on crash in central California and investigators suspect alcohol was a factor, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man sought in the killings of his grandfather and mother in Fresno was captured in Los Angeles, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said.
Rahmad Kerel Parke, 25, was picked up by Los Angeles police on Jan.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police shot and killed a 34-year-old man who broke into a museum Thursday in California’s San Joaquin Valley and charged at the officers with a hammer, authorities said.
Edgar Morfin Mendoza was pronounced dead at the scene after two officers opened fire at the Meux Home Museum in downtown Fresno, authorities said.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A central California police officer fatally shot a K-9 officer on Tuesday after the dog bit him while he was taking the animal to be euthanized, authorities said.
Odin, a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, had worked for the Fresno Police Department for three years but was taken out of service in October after suddenly attacking and seriously injuring his partner, officials said in a news release.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police shot and wounded a man in California’s San Joaquin Valley on Sunday after he repeatedly stabbed a law enforcement dog, authorities said.
Gabriel Mata, 27, had been wanted for multiple felonies, including domestic violence offenses and weapons charges, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in seven California counties warned Wednesday that they are seeing a rapid rise in deadly DUI crashes just as people begin socializing for the holidays and planning New Year's Eve outings.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno State is bringing back Jeff Tedford for a second stint as coach after Kalen DeBoer left to take over at Washington.
Athletic director Terry Tumey announced Wednesday that Tedford returns after coaching the Bulldogs from 2017-19.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities believe that a 64-year-old woman was killed in central California after an SUV carrying suspected mail thieves fleeing the crime crashed into her sedan on Monday.
The woman was driving through an intersection in Fresno, about 185 miles (298 kilometers) south of San Francisco, around 1 p.m.
Utah State (9-3, 6-2 Mountain West) at No. 19 San Diego State (11-1, 7-1, No. 19 CFP), Saturday at noon EST (Fox) in Carson, Calif.
Line: San Diego by 6 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Washington hired Fresno State’s Kalen DeBoer on Monday to lead the Huskies, handing a program that has struggled offensively to a coach with a track record of productive and creative offenses.
The 47-year-old DeBoer met with Washington officials in Fresno, California, early in the day and the deal was announced a few hours later.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Shepherd scored 15 of his 17 points after halftime, Andre Kelly finished with 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting and California pulled away late to beat Fresno State 65-57 on Sunday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jake Haener threw for 343 yards with four touchdowns and Fresno State defeated San Jose State 40-9 on Thursday, winning its fourth Mountain West Conference Thanksgiving Day game.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — While people around the country jostle for Black Friday deals or begin to pull out of Thanksgiving food comas, Boise State and No. 22 San Diego State will get an early wake-up call for a showdown at a soccer pitch in suburban Los Angeles that will help decide the Mountain West Conference’s division titles.