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Woman killed in Highway 168 crash Monday identified

FRESNO, California - The woman killed in a crash on Highway 168 Monday night has been identified. Jina Traxson, 66, of Fresno, was killed after another driver lost control of his vehicle while getting on the highway at Shields Avenue around 11:40 p.m. The driver hit a the concrete center median on t

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-20 22:54:42

4 car crash on the 168 in East Central Fresno leaves 1 dead and another injured

One person is dead after multiple crashes along the 168 freeway in East Central Fresno. It happened just after 11:30 Monday night on the Shields onramp to the 168. CHP officers said a car was driving on the on-ramp when it lost control, went off the embankment, and landed on its side at the center d

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-03-20 12:51:43

Teen with Down syndrome stripped of badges as he nears Eagle Scout rank, lawsuit says | The Fresno Bee

Chad Blythe recalled just how happy his son was after learning that his Eagle Scout project had been approved in November. "When we actually got the approval, he was so elated," Blythe told Fox13, "and the three people that approved it actually took pictures of it because he was so happy and overjo

FRESNO BEE - 2018-03-20 16:19:00

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

Two Fresno Police motorcycle officers injured in crash

Just before 1 p.m. on Monday, investigators say the driver of a Nissan Titan pulled out in front two motorcycle officers on Fresno Street at Lewis Street in Central Fresno. Both of the veteran officers were thrown from their bikes and hit the passenger side of the truck. Both officers were awake and

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-03-20 21:40:10

Fresno City College campus police on the lookout for driver who pulled gun on students

A confrontation at Fresno City College has campus police on high alert Wednesday morning. Authorities said they are looking for the driver of an SUV who was backing out of a parking spot and almost hit two students. They hit the back window to get the driver's attention. That's when the driver pulle

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-03-21 12:57:43

Reedley man fatally shot near apartment complex in Parlier

A 20-year-old Reedley man was fatally shot March 16 in front of an apartment complex in central Parlier. The shooting was Parlier's first homicide in 2018. Jorge Reynoso was identified as the shooting victim by the Fresno County Sheriff's and Coroner's office on March 19. Sheriff's homicide detectiv

REEDLEYEXPONENT.COM - 2018-03-21 15:27:00

Fresno Chaffee Zoo warns that rattlesnakes are waking up from hibernation

FRESNO, California - Have you seen rattlesnakes, yet? The Fresno Chaffee Zoo and California Poison Control System is reminding California residents to be aware of rattlesnakes which are waking up from hibernation as warmer weather arrives. Last year's heavy rains in California caused the potential o

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-20 23:43:44

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

Person killed after being hit by car in Fresno County

According to the California Highway Patrol, a person was hit and killed by a car in the area of State Route 145 and Kamm Avenue in Fresno County. Emergency personnel are on the scene. Officials said to expect delays if you are traveling through this area. Northbound lanes are currently blocked. Stay

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-03-20 14:12:55

This tiny Three Rivers restaurant has landed on a nationwide top 100 dining places list | The Fresno Bee

A little Three Rivers sandwich shop has landed on Yelp.com's Top 100 places to eat list. Sierra Subs & Salads has long had a reputation for good food. At 41717 Sierra Drive, it's often a stop for tourists who use the picnic tables overlooking the Kaweah River. It has a big menu and is friendly to v

FRESNO BEE - 2018-03-20 16:54:00

Driver brandishes gun at Fresno City College students in parking lot

Two students allegedly hit the back of a car that nearly backed into them at Fresno City College -- and the driver didn't take the gesture lightly. On Monday around 10:45 a.m., a driver in a black SUV allegedly backed out of his parking stall in Lot A at a high rate of speed and almost hit two stude

FRESNO BEE - 2018-03-21 05:26:00

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


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

FRESNO BEE - 2018-03-19 20:23:59

Fresno Unified reviewing dress code policy

8-year-old Layla Sysaknois missed two weeks of school at Columbia Elementary after her mother says she was placed on in-school suspension because of her haircut. "I've been told I either have to cut it all off or I have to wait until her hair grows back completely before she can attend school again,

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-03-19 23:29:14

Attempted robbery in Fresno Walmart parking lot, police say

Fresno police say two suspects tried to rob a woman in the parking lot of the Walmart Supercenter on Herndon and Ingram avenues. Officials say the two suspects then took off, but police found them at Morris and Briarwood avenues, near Bullard and Marks, where they were taken into custody. We have


Police seize stolen .40 caliber gun from Fresno suspect

Officers seized a loaded .40 caliber handgun from a Lee Street gang member late Sunday in southwest Fresno, police reported. Arrested was Treyvon Hall, 18. Sgt. Ignacio Ruiz said Hall was taken into custody on firearms charges after the Taurus pistol, reportedly stolen from a home in San Bernardino,


Jury orders Fresno heart surgeon to pay $55.6 million to family of man left in coma | The Modesto Bee

Fresno surgeon Pervaiz Chaudhry must pay $55.6 million to the family of a man who was left in a coma following a heart operation six years ago that ended badly at Community Regional Medical Center, a jury ruled Monday in Fresno Superior Court. Now, the same jury will determine how much money in puni


Fresno Police arrest man for shooting in SW Fresno

Fresno Police arrested 20-year-old Shawn Matthews for a shooting in southwest Fresno last night. Officers say they got notified about gunfire in southwest Fresno and when they got to the neighborhood, they saw Matthews getting in a car and trying to get away. They pulled him over and found evidence


Victim identified in gruesome Southeast Fresno shooting

Authorities are still working to track down the shooter in a deadly attack in Southeast Fresno. At this point, they have no leads on the gunman. Elias Lopez, 33, was shot to death Saturday night in a trailer across the street from his home on Thomas and Recreation. Police aren't saying how many bull