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DUI suspect alleged to be 3 times over limit

DUI suspect Keanu Armentrout allegedly was driving this 2009 Chevy sedan when it hit another and burst into flames, according to police. A driver, Keanu Armentrout, 27, of Madera was alleged to be over three times the legal limit for alcohol when he slammed into the back of another car Saturday on E


Madera’s beauty queen overcomes odds to win again

Madera’s Maria Manzo bounced back from a near-death experience to win the Miss Eco California pageant crown and will now compete for Miss Eco USA in February in Las Vegas. To say 2018 was a roller coaster year for Maria Manzo is an understatement.


Winter Storm Warning, Flash Flood Watch Continue

MOUNTAIN AREA — A series of storms will bring heavy rain and winds to the foothills and snow to the higher country, with a potential for flash flooding in burn scar areas. From 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16 to 1 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17 the National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the


California Bill Would Mandate Full-Day Kindergarten

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Full-day kindergarten could become law in California by 2021. A new bill introduced in the California Assembly to extend kindergarten piggybacks on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s goal to invest $2 billion for early learning.


Winning Mega Millions ticket worth nearly $313,000 sold in Southeast Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Someone in Fresno is sitting on a winning Mega Millions ticket worth $312,703. According to the California Lottery, the winning ticket was sold at SF Supermarket 4970 E Kings Canyon Road #108.


Man accused of the Merced County stabbing death of his lover enters plea

A man extradited from Mexico last month pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to the charge that he stabbed his lover in the neck, killing her in Hilmar almost nine years ago. After stabbing 36-year-old Armanda Llanos Flores on March 31, 2010, Jesus Ortega fled Delhi to Mexico, investigators said. Dressed


3 arrested in Madera after Fresno gun burglary

Three men police say burglarized a home in east-central Fresno Monday, taking four long guns, are in custody after undercover officers tracked them down to an apartment in Madera.


Fresno Unified releases video of altercation between newly-elected board member and student

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Fresno Unified School District has released video of an altercation between newly-elected board member, Maj. Terry Slatic and a student at Bullard High School.


Brittany Dyer Takes Job As State Director For American Forests

MADERA – Brittany Dyer has been Madera County District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler’s Chief of Staff since Feb. 2014, and is now moving on to serve as California State Director for American Forests.


19-car pileup leaves 35 injured in Southern California's Cajon Pass

(AP) - Numerous vehicles have collided in a foggy mountain pass as a storm system passes through Southern California. The San Bernardino County Fire Department says 19 vehicles collided Wednesday morning on the southbound side of Interstate 15 in Cajon Pass, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles.


Sheriff’s Office Promotes Three In Special Ceremony

MADERA – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Promotional and Awards Ceremony at the Sheriff’s Headquarters in Madera on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend.


Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Jan. 13

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Jan. 7 to Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. On Monday, Jan. 7 at 8:24 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 49000 block of Road 427 in regards to a burglary investigation. Numerous items were stole


Northern California police kill gunman after 2 people shot

ROSEVILLE — A man was shot and killed by deputies on a highway off-ramp in California after he shot two people in different locations, killing one, and injured a police dog during a gunbattle with officers, authorities said Wednesday.


Plea deal reached for man charged as accessory in fatal hit-and-run of Clovis educator Gavin Gladding

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Flanked by his defense attorney, Moises Valdez Guerrero wore a dark colored suit on Wednesday as he agreed to a plea bargain forhis involvement in the cover up of a deadly hit-and-run crash that took the life of a popular Clovis educator.


After Madera successes, will Fresno County overhaul elections system for 2020?

The 2020 presidential election could look drastically different to the average voter in the central San Joaquin Valley. Madera County was one of just five California counties to opt in to a new election system established by the Voter’s Choice Act that prioritizes by-mail voting and technological so


Fresno jail shooting featured on national crime show

FRESNO, Calif. - A Fresno shooting was featured on a national true-crime show. The latest episode of Body Cam on Investigation Discovery told the story of Juanita Davila and Toamalama Scanlan.


Gang member armed with silencer-equipped rifle arrested, police report

A southwest Fresno gang member armed with an semi-automatic rifle equipped with a silencer was arrested Tuesday in a traffic stop, Fresno police reported. He was identified as Derreante Johnson. Sgt. James Rossetti said officers were patrolling near downtown Fresno when they pulled over a car driven


Fresno County Court workers on strike. ‘We've tried to negotiate'

FRESNO, Calif. - Hundreds of Fresno Superior Court workers are on strike, claiming unfair labor practices. Negotiations have been going on since July. Services are very limited right now.


Lawyer: 7 adult kids freed from parents’ squalid California home not bitter

LOS ANGELES — Seven adult children who were freed from their parents’ California home and years of alleged abuse are not bitter, their attorney said Wednesday. Jack Osborn, a lawyer who represents seven of David and Louise Turpin’s 13 children, said in an interview on NBC’s “Today” show that his cli


3 arrested for identity theft in Clovis

CLOVIS, Calif. (FOX26) — Three people were arrested for identity theft during a patrol in a Clovis neighborhood, police say. It happened around 3:30 a.m. Monday in the Wawona Ranch neighborhood near Minnewawa and Nees.