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Man injured in Tulare County stabbing

A suspect who allegedly stabbed a man Saturday evening in Strathmore was arrested by the Tulare County Sheriff's Office.Raul Figueroa, 23, allegedly stabbed the man, who has not been identified, in the 19400 block of Wallace Road around 7:20 p.m. The victim had several stab wounds in his upper torso

FRESNO BEE - 2018-06-17 10:17:00

Suspected auto thieves take officers on a chase through two cities

Not long after, Sgt. Randy Lentzner said officers called the chase off, "due to public safety concerns."

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2018-06-17 04:20:00

Delano Police Investigating a Double Homicide

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BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-06-16 22:21:23

North Visalia DUI checkpoint nets 1 arrest, 18 tickets

Another 18 were cited for various traffic violations, said Sgt. Mark Feller, who leads Visalia's Traffic Unit.

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2018-06-17 04:00:00

Vandals set American flag on fire at Tulare charter school

A surviellnce video, released by sheriff's deputies on Thursday, shows vandals setting ablaze American and California flags at the Accelerated Charter High School campus in Tulare.


Suspects arrested in murder of Tulare man

Kirk Muro, 36, of Visalia and Melissa Acuna, 44, of Tulare were arrested for the murder of 25-year-old Tariq Alsumiri.


Tulare's hospital spent millions on a fancy medical robot. Now it's selling it for a big loss

Tulare hospital hasn't used high-tech robot since March 2014, after just 20 procedures. Now, it's being sold for less than a suped-up Tesla.


Two Arrests In May Murder of Tariq Alsumiri in Tulare Orchard

TULARE – The Tulare SD announced two arrests for a murder that occurred in May.On May 11 a 25-year-old man was found gunned down and deceased near an orchard on Oakmore and Cartmill in Tulare. Authorities later identified the victim as Woodlake resident Tariq Alsumiri.The autopsy confirmed Alsumiri


Visalia streets are changing: Here's how your commute will get worse

Construct crews, closed roads, near head-on collisions and orange cones have taken over northwest Visalia, confusing commuters on some of Visalia's most-used residential roadways.


Month-long homicide investigation leads to the arrest of these suspects

Alsumiri's body was found in a field near a flowing, narrow canal. That's not where he was shot, though.


Tulare County detectives tight-lipped after deadly Pixley shooting

The men were rushed to the hospital. One man, Servando Martinez, was listed in critical condition. The other man — whose name was not released by deputies — suffered minor injuries.


Will Tulare City Council keep Carlton Jones mayor?

The city of Tulare may have more than 60,000 people, but only five residents have the power to select its mayor — the Tulare City Council.


2 caught on camera burning flags in Tulare

TULARE, Calif. (FOX26) —Two men were caught by surveillance trying to set fire to the flags at Accelerated Charter High School on N. Mooney Blvd. in Tulare.This happened on Sunday, June 10th around 5:15 a.m.In the video you can see the two men walk onto the property and try to set fire to the Americ


Man arrested in connection with Visalia jewelry theft

"He hands it out to me, and he's like, 'So there are no problems? I'm going to give this back to you.' And I was like 'Yeah that's fine, there are no problems.'"


Two arrested on murder charge after dead body found in Tulare orchard

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man found dead last month near Tulare.Homicide detectives at the Tulare County Sheriff's Office arrested Melissa Acuna, 44, of Tulare, and Kirk Muro, 36, of Visalia, and charged them with the murder of Tariq Alsumiri.Alsumiri, 25, of Woodlake


2 men hospitalized after shooting in Pixley

PIXLEY, Calif. (KFSN) --Two men are in the hospital being treated for life-threatening injuries after a shooting in Tulare County. It happened just after 10 Tuesday night at a home on Compton Avenue just west of Highway 99 in Pixley.Deputies said when they arrived, they found two men who said they w


Cancer-causing chemical found in Tulare tap water. Now what?

Water from six wells in Tulare flunked a new test when a cancer-causing chemical came in above state standards, the city said in a letter to customers.But the water is still safe to drink, the city said, because the presence of the chemicalis not an emergency.There is no need for Tulare residents to


Handicapped woman killed in Hanford house fire

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1 person hospitalized, another dies after shooting in Pixley

One person is dead, and another is now out of the hospital after a shooting in Tulare County. It happened just after 10 Tuesday night outside a home on Compton Avenue, just west of Highway 99 in Pixley.


Porterville K9 hurt, man charged with assault on officer

He is facing charges for assaulting an officer, driving under the influence, resisting arrest and hit-and-run.