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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

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

'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

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

A 12-year-old started playing with a dog. A deputy punched her in the face, Texas cops say | The Fresno Bee

It began at Oakwood BBQ in Austin, Texas. It ended with a 12-year-old girl in the hospital and a sheriff's deputy in handcuffs. It was shortly before 8 p.m. on March 3 when sheriff's deputy Jack Danford Jr. was sitting at the back of the restaurant with his daughter and her boyfriend while a 12-year

FRESNO BEE - 2018-03-19 15:25:00

Three teens injured in DUI crash

KINGS COUNTY - Three Visalia teens and a Paso Robles man were injured last week when one of them drove into oncoming traffic while under the influence of marijuana. The accident happened at about 1:40 p.m. on March 15 on Highway 41 north of Nevada Avenue south of Stratford. According to the Californ

THESUNGAZETTE.COM - 2018-03-21 04:02:02

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

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

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

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

Visalia purse robber quickly found by police

Visalia Police say a woman was randomly robbed last night.It happened just before 10 Sunday night in a neighborhood near Fairview Park. Visalia Police say two people were just sitting and talking in a car when the suspect opened the passenger door and demanded a woman's purse. At first, she refused,

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-03-20 01:08:16

Man shot to death in Parlier on Friday identified

PARLIER, California - The man killed Friday night in Parlier has been identified. Jorge Reynoso, 20, of Reedley, was shot to death, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said. The shooting happened before 9 p.m. in the 1300 block of Tuolumne Street. Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers a

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-19 18:28:40

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

Visalia tax preparer arrested, accused of fraud, falsifying tax documents

VISALIA, California - A south valley tax preparer is in custody, accused of identity theft and fraud. Visalia police arrested Brandy Engman, 49, today at her office 'Engman Tax Service'. Police began investigating Engman nearly seven months ago for credit card fraud. During their investigation they


After crash, deputies found man with body armor, high-capacity magazine | The Fresno Bee

Tulare County Sheriff's deputies who rushed to a traffic collision near Pixley wound up arresting a man involved on charges of being a felon wearing body armor and carrying a high-capacity magazine. The crash took place Wednesday about 1:30 a.m. on southbound Highway 99 at Court Avenue. Vicente Gue


Tulare PD: Tucoemas robber caught in Northern California

A suspected robber, who used a bicycle as his getaway car, is behind bars after police linked him to two other credit union robberies in California. The Madera man's bike wasn't fast enough to outrun Auburn police who arrested the man on Monday. Timothy Mckenna tried robbing a First U.S. Community


Two arrested after officers find half pound of meth, identity theft materials, police say | The Fresno Bee

Two people were arrested in Visalia on Thursday afternoon after a search warrant led officers to half a pound of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The Visalia Police Department's Narcotics Unit and Special Enforcement Unit served a search warrant around 3:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of North Irm


Two injured in fire in Springville area of Tulare County

Two people were taken to the hospital early Friday after fire broke out at a home in the Springville area of Tulare County. Joe Rosa, a spokesman for the Tulare County Fire Department, said both fire and fire Tulare County Sheriff's investigators are on scene. The fire was in the 45500 block of Balc


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do