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Smelly Tulare, where's the stench coming from?

A foul smell has filled Tulare's air this week and last, causing concern for some residents. With dairies surrounding the perimeter of the city, an odor in the air isn't uncommon to locals. Residents even said a smell in the air goes hand-in-hand with the city. But recently, it's been more than jus

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2018-03-20 18:32:17

Two suspects killed in crash after South Valley police pursuit

Two people died Tuesday after leading officers on a vehicle pursuit through the South Valley and colliding into a pole, according to law enforcement. Lindsay police were informed by John J. Cairns High School administration around 3 p.m. that a man described as a gang member possibly armed with a kn

FRESNO BEE - 2018-03-21 03:11:00

Wes Hensley fired as Tulare police chief

The lengthy battle between city officials and former Tulare police Chief Wes Hensley may just be getting started. Tulare City Manager Joe Carlini informed Hensley's attorney, Mike Lampe, that the chief's employment had been terminated. The letter was delivered at 4:34 p.m. on Tuesday, Lampe said.

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2018-03-21 00:57:38

1 dead after police pursuit crash in Porterville

PORTERVILLE, California - One person is dead and at least two others are injured after a police pursuit resulted in a collision. The crash occurred on S Plano St & Olive Ave. in Porterville. Officials tell us police were involved in a high speed chase that started in Lindsey and ended in Portervill

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-21 00:11:57

Southbound Highway 99 shut down near Earlimart following crash that left a CHP officer injured

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Southbound Highway 99 is shut down for traffic near Earlimart, just north of Kern County, according to Caltrans. According to our sister station ABC30 in Fresno, a crash that left a California Highway Patrol officer injured led to the shut down. The CHP officer was responding

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-03-21 05:04:07

Corcroan man arrested in DUI crash

CORCORAN - A Corcoran man was arrested on Friday after police said he drove under the influence of alcohol and crashed into several parked cars and a tree. Officers said a records check into the driver in the incident, identified as 30-year-old Kinsino Mireles Martinez, showed he had three prior DUI

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2018-03-19 18:42:00

Fresno doctor answers burning question: Why do you keep us waiting so long? | The Fresno Bee

A recent letter to The Bee brought up an often-heard complaint about the long wait in some doctors' offices. I can sympathize; I once waited 45 minutes for an 8 a.m. appointment for my son. I was not happy. As the letter writer put it, my time is valuable too! There is seldom a good reason for forc

FRESNO BEE - 2018-03-20 11:59:00

Crime and police stories: March 5-18

Staff Reports HANFORD - The Hanford Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a prowler who attempted to break into a home over the weekend. Just after midnight on Sunday, Hanford police said they were dispatched to the 2000 Block of Freedom Street regarding a prowler call. Of

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2018-03-19 22:00:00

Sanchez ready for his moment

For the first in its almost 80-year history, the Tower Theatre in Fresno will host Fight Night, a professional boxing event featuring some of the Central Valley's best prospects this Saturday. One of those will be local fighter Eduardo Sanchez, who will be making his professional debut. "It's a drea

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2018-03-20 22:28:00

'Massive' fire being fought at Mt. Whitney

A portion of Mt. Whitney High School is on fire. Multiple agencies are on scene in Visalia battling a blaze that appears to have started in a building on campus. Early indications are that the fire started in an industrial arts building and may have spread. Firefighters are attempting to contain t

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2018-03-20 03:01:54

Man arrested for attempted murder in Lemoore

LEMOORE - A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of several charges, including attempted murder, after ramming a stolen car into several vehicles he believed contained his ex-girlfriend, Lemoore Police Department officials said. Just after midnight on Monday, Lemoore police officers said they respon

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2018-03-19 19:45:00

Felon arrested for possession of firearms and ammunition

CORCORAN - A convicted felon was arrested Friday in Corcoran after police found a handgun, two rifles and ammunition in his possession, officials said. Around 9 a.m., Corcoran Police Department officers, assisted by the Kings County Gang Task Force and the Kings County Narcotic Task Force, served a

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2018-03-19 19:09:00

Teens arrested for knife threats

CORCORAN - Two 16-year-olds were arrested Saturday after allegedly threatening someone with knives, according to the Corcoran Police Department. Around 3:45 p.m., Corcoran officers said they were dispatched to a residence in the 1000 block of Hanna Avenue regarding two suspects who had allegedly bra

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2018-03-19 18:20:00

Fire on the campus of Mt. Whitney High School in Visalia burns auto shop building

Fire crews in the South Valley are investigating a fire that broke out at Mt. Whitney High School's auto shop building. But as of Monday night, investigators have only been able to get in a few feet, so they cant locate the point of origin. They say it's not safe enough. Crews are working to secure

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-03-20 03:34:23

Visalia police track down a suspected robber

A woman was sitting in a vehicle Sunday night when she was robbed, Visalia police said. The victim called police just before 10 p.m. She told patrol officers, who responded to the call, she was sitting in the vehicle in the 800 block of West Robin Drive when someone opened the vehicle door. The rob

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2018-03-19 22:21:57

His sister wouldn't give up the video game controller, so the boy shot and killed her, police say | The Fresno Bee

When Dijonae White, 14, and her 9-year-old brother got into an argument over a video game Saturday, he knew right where the gun was, police say. Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told WTVA that the .25 caliber bullet the boy fired Saturday went through his sister's brain, a swift and tragic end to their argume

FRESNO BEE - 2018-03-20 13:31:00

Police: Porterville man beat wife, dropped child and hit disabled neighbor

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Porterville man was arrested after beating his wife, dropping his child and hurting his neighbor who was confined to a wheelchair, police said. The man was holding his 3-year-old daughter in his arms while he attacked those closest to him, police said. The viol


Man arrested for hitting woman in the face with a stick in Visalia

A man is in custody for hitting a woman in the face with a stick. It happened in Visalia in the area of Dinuba and Vine Avenues. Police said 52-year-old John Ortega was found and arrested after threatening another person with the stick. He faces charges for assault with a deadly weapon and brandishi

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-03-19 12:56:52

Former Parlier school custodian arrested, charged with stealing from workplace

PARLIER, Calif. - In Parlier, a former school custodian is out on bond, after police arrested and accused him of stealing from Martinez Elementary School. Police say, a television and laptop were stolen from a classroom back on March 8th. Officers identified then-custodian Alonzo Silva as a suspect


Man booked on attempted murder charges after allegedly ramming cars in Lemoore | The Modesto Bee

A man who rammed two cars in Lemoore Monday faces attempted murder and other charges, police say. The 26-year-old suspect was identified as Damian Alston, 26, of South Carolina. Police said Alston, in a stolen car, intentionally slammed into a car at a Fastrip fueling station, forcing that car into

MODESTO BEE - 2018-03-19 20:43:50