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Man told officers he killed a woman. They found her body in a nearby motel room
After multiple motel room searches, they found an unresponsive woman in a Sunshine Village Motel room, near First Street and Grand Avenue.
Porterville man guilty of murdering baby son. Abuse happened because he wanted to sleep
A Porterville man was convicted on Wednesday of murdering his baby son.Joseph Ulloa, 33, was convicted of second-degree murder and assault resulting in the death of his 3-month-old son, Jackson, in the early morning hours of Sept. 23, 2010. His conviction was announced in the Visalia division of Tul
Man facing life in prison for killing his three-month-old son in 2010
PORTERVILLE, California - A jury found 33-year-old Joseph Ulloa guilty of killing his three-month-old son more than 10 years ago, the Tulare County District Attorney's Office announced in a news release Wednesday.
Porterville man sentenced to 122 years in prison for child molestation
A Porterville man who molested a boy may spend the rest of his life behind bars.On Wednesday, Superior Court Judge Joseph Kalashian sentenced Eloy Joven, 33, to 122 years-to-life in prison for child molestation, the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office said.In August, a jury found Joven guilty o
Corcoran woman charged with six felonies for DUI crash that killed three family members
On Sunday night, sisters Eva Lopez and Maria Rivas, along with Rivas' daughter Veronica Luna, were headed home to Northridge after visiting family in Modesto.
Four arrested, 40 pounds of meth seized in Delano drug bust
On Oct. 15, federal investigators from Homeland Security, the Drug Enforcement Agency and even California Fish and Wildlife, teamed up to help Kern County Sheriff's deputies to bust three men near Golden State Highway and Woollomes Avenue, KCSO announced. A fourth subject was arrested in the 200 blo
Cost of homelessness is $6.4 million in Visalia
City spends at least $1.8 mil per year; County HHSA, Homeless Alliance spend $2.8 million, $750,000 per year in Visalia
Idaho State Police arrest 2 after finding 117 pounds of pot during traffic stop
Aida Rodriguez-Hernandez, 19, and Javier Luna-Gutierrez, 25, are each charged with trafficking marijuana.
55-Year-Old Man Arrested in Connection With Woman’s Body Found Inside Santa Ana Motel Room
Milton Louis Mayfield, 55, was booked on a murder charge into the Santa Ana Jail after authorities made contact with him in Tulare County early Tuesday morning. California Highway Patrol officers found Mayfield inside a disabled vehicle on the side of a freeway, and he proceeded to make “spontaneous
Tulare County woman suspected of killing 3 in DUI collision remains hospitalized
Brenda Garcia was transferred to Fresno's Community Regional Medical Center, where she remains in "fair" condition, according to hospital officials.
Porterville man arrested on child abuse charges
PORTERVILLE, California - A Porterville man was arrested Friday on child abuse charges, the Porterville Police Department said.
Crime Lines: Woodville boy, 17, shot by deputies
At about 8 p.m. on Oct. 13, Tulare County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a family disturbance call at a home in the 16000 block of Road 168 in Woodville, a labor camp south of Farmersville. Family members said a 17-year-old had been using drugs all day and became erratic, threatening to
Porterville mother arrested after child consumes large dose of Tylenol
PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KFSN) --Porterville mother arrested after child consumes large dose of TylenolA woman is facing charges this morning after being arrested by Porterville police for child endangerment.Police say 26-year old Valerie Tarrant was under the influence of a controlled substance when so
Woman found dead at Santa Ana motel; person of interest detained
Authorities said the unidentified victim, a woman in her late 40s or early 50s, was found dead in one of the rooms. The room was not registered in her name.
Two employees evacuated from adult store after white substance is sent in envelope
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --Two employees of Suzie's Adult Superstore were evacuated on Tuesday after they received an envelope containing a white substance.It happened at 11:49 a.m. No one was injured.Fresno Fire Department says the substance turned out to methamphetamine wrapped in foil.It is unclear
Hanford Police search for missing, at-risk woman
HANFORD, California - Authorities are looking for a missing, at-risk woman, the Hanford Police Department said Monday.
Tractor-trailer leaves scene of accident that injured Tulare man
TULARE, California - A Tulare man suffered major injuries when he crashed into a tractor-trailer early Tuesday morning, the California Highway Patrol said. The tractor-trailer left the scene.
Family of shooting victim pleads for suspect to turn himself in
"Right now, what our detectives are doing is they're trying to learn a little bit more about Rodriguez. Did he have any ongoing feuds? Was this something spontaneous that maybe just popped up, that somebody was after him?," said Tony Botti with Fresno County Sheriff's Office.
A mother took her 2-year-old to the hospital. She was under the influence, police say
Porterville police were called to Sierra View Medical Center Emergency Room just before 8 p.m. for a report of possible child abuse. The mother, identified as 26-year-old Valerie Tarrant, was possibly under the influence.
Family disturbance leads to an officer-involved shooting in Tulare County
WOODVILLE, California - Around 8 p.m. Sunday, Tulare County Sheriff's deputies responded to a family disturbance that turned into an officer-involved shooting.