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Two theft and burglary suspects arrested
LEMOORE — A weeks-long investigation into a burglary and theft case led to the arrest of two people with the help of the Fresno Police Department, Lemoore Police Department officials said.Around 10:30 a.m. on July 29, Lemoore Police officers were dispatched to a reported residential burglary and two
Communities rally to bring clean drinking water to Stratford
In the midst of the failure of two water wells in the community of Stratford, residents have been left without access to safe and clean drinking water, so local leaders are pitching in to help alleviate the burden.Wednesday, Assemblyman Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), along with Reyes Coca Cola Bottling
Man dies in accident at Olam processing plant
LEMOORE — One man is dead after a workplace accident Thursday at the Olam Tomato Processing Plant, Lemoore Police Department officials said.Just after 5:30 a.m., officers with the Lemoore Police Department responded to a report of a traffic collision at the processing plant, which is located in the
Couple found dead in Tulare home
"When our deputies arrived they found two deceased bodies, that's when our violent crimes unit took over the investigation. We treat every suspicious death as a homicide," Cpl. Ixchel Franks of the Tulare County Sheriff's Department said.
Repeat racism at Valley prison, lawsuit says
"He was floored," said his attorney, Kaveh Navab. "He was so disturbed because he is an African-American person who grew up in an era where that type of action was a threat, was supposed to intimidate people."
Blink-182 to preform at Surf Ranch in Lemoore
LEMOORE, California - The World Surf League has announced that blink-182 will perform at Kelly Slater's Surf Ranch Pro. in Lemoore for the World Surf League Championship Tour.They will be performing Saturday, September 8th; the event runs from September 6th through the 9th.The California natives hav
3.5 Magnitude earthquake strikes 17 miles southwest of Coalinga
A 3.5 Magnitude earthquake hit near Parkfield, California on Tuesday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Police: Worker run over and killed at tomato plant in Lemoore
The collision is still under investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Lemoore Police Department, Corporal Kyle Reynolds, at 559-924-9574.
Two dead bodies discovered inside Tulare home
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --Two dead bodies have been discovered in a home in Tulare on Thursday.The Tulare County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrived at the home near Road 124 and Avenue 200 at around 10 am after receiving a call from a neighbor who said that they had not seen the people that lived
Tulare man facing 240 in prison after being found guilty of 24 counts of child molestation
According to the Tulare County District Attorney, a Tulare man, Anthony Myers, 36, was found guilty on 24 counts of child molestation on Thursday.
Employee killed in gruesome accident at South Valley processing plant
A tomato plant employee is dead after being ran over by a tomato truck Thursday morning in Lemoore.Just after 5:30 a.m., officers received a report of a traffic collision at the Olam Tomato Procession plant in the 1100 block of South 19th Avenue, according to Lemoore Police Department.
BREAKING: Two found dead inside Tulare home, deputies investigate
A neighbor had called worried that they had not seen their neighbors for some time, officials said.Upon arrival, sheriff's deputies made their way into the home and discovered the bodies of two people.Deputies have not said how the people died and their identities have not been released.Detectives a
Valley Scouts prepare for big race
HANFORD — The Hanford Mall will be off to the races this weekend as Riverbend District Pinewood Derby rolls into town.For the third year in a row, Cub Scout packs from all over the Valley will vie for pole position with their hand-crafted pinewood cars.The district encompasses communities ranging fr
Man arrested for motorcycle theft
LEMOORE — A Hanford man was arrested in Lemoore for allegedly stealing a motorcycle, Lemoore Police Department officials said.Around 1:20 p.m. on July 23, officials said Lemoore officers received a report of a stolen motorcycle from the 100 block of North 19th Avenue. Police said the victim reported
Police: Three people caught buying alcohol for minors
HANFORD — The Hanford Police Department is hoping to reduce underage drinking by carrying out several operations to ensure people aren’t buying alcohol for minors.In June, officials said the department received a $90,000 grant from Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) that was part of the Alcohol Polici
Stratford water still not drinkable, despite fix
People in Stratford are still taking advantage of free bottled water outside the Stratford Public Utility District office. Local businesses, politicians, and farmers have donated it.
Stratford in midst of water outage
"I have been here nearly 21 years, and it's never happened that we have had no water to supply to the community," Patty Silva, office manager for the District, said Monday.
Paso Robles police sergeant under investigation for sexual assault, DA confirms
Officials have not released details of those allegations, but on Wednesday, Sheriff’s Office spokesman Tony Cipolla said the results of the agency’s at least three-month investigation into McGuire has been completed and forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review and possible prosecution.
This Hanford man just won the lottery, then she hit a jackpot
Two people in love hit the jackpot on one lottery ticket, the California Lottery said.Fred Bastardo of Hanford — seen smiling ear to ear in a photo provided by the California Lottery — visited a local market to buy lottery tickets.He bought one Scratchersticket but it wasn’t a winner, and neither wa
In California, you can be sick and not know that the dust you inhaled caused it
In the central San Joaquin Valley, blowing dust can carry a deadly fungus, and 2017 was a bad year for breathing the fungal spores.