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Thieves break into elementary school in Tulare County, steal several iPads
TULARE COUNTY, California - The Tulare County Sheriff's Office is searching for the suspect(s) who stole several iPads from a school in Orosi. On Tuesday, detectives were called to Golden Valley Elementary School for a report of a burglary.
Tulare student asked to remove AG sweatshirt or go home to change because of its colors
TULARE COUNTY, Calif. — A student was told to remove his sweatshirt at Kings Valley Academy II in Tulare because the text on it, “World Ag Expo” is displayed in blue and a chopper is in red, colors the school says it bans.
Tulare Sheriff launches app to renew concealed carry license, report crimes, and more
TULARE COUNTY, California - The Tulare County Sheriff's Office launched a mobile app that let's residents do a multitude of things including renewing a concealed carry weapon license and reporting crimes.
Controversy erupts over Tulare City Council vote
Was the Tulare City Council’s recent vote to extend a $9m line of credit to the Tulare Local Healthcare District legal?. Mario Zamora, Tulare’s interim city attorney, says yes. Marguerite Melo, an attorney who has previously taken on the City of Tulare, says no.
‘A Coen Brother Movie In The Making’ – Inside A Failed Attempt At Election Meddling In Tulare
When Tulare Regional Medical Center reopened its doors back in October, it was a new beginning. The embattled hospital had been closed for a year after its previous owner had bungled its finances so badly —and suspiciously—that declaring bankruptcy became the only way to start over.
California sheriff releases graphic video of deadly police shooting
A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows.
California judge rules twin son of gay couple is American citizen
LOS ANGELES – A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.
MAGA-hat wearing teen claims California high school wouldn't permit her to wear hat
A high school student who reportedly wanted to sport her “Make America Great Again” hat at her California school this week wasn’t able to because of the dress code. Clovis North High School senior Maddie Mueller sought to wear the hat bearing President Trump’s campaign slogan on Wednesday upon the r
Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown
A yearlong investigation by federal drug agents has resulted in criminal charges against several physicians and other healthcare providers accused of writing bogus prescriptions or selling painkillers and other drugs on the black market.
Family of ‘ER’ actress Vanessa Marquez files $20 million wrongful death claim against Southern California city
Attorneys representing the mother of actress Vanessa Marquez, who police shot and killed in August 2018, filed a $20 million wrongful death claim against South Pasadena on Wednesday, alleging that officers acted negligently and unlawfully during the incident that began as a welfare check call. Autho
It’s almost time for California’s super bloom!
That sound you hear from Southern California in the coming days and weeks could be the deserts exploding in Technicolor. Desert-watchers say the Golden State is likely in for another ”super bloom” of wildflowers like the one we experienced in 2017. All the ingredients for the colorful cocktail are i
Pilot in deadly California house crash was warned of weather
LOS ANGELES — A preliminary federal report says the pilot whose plane broke up and crashed into a Southern California home was warned before takeoff that he was heading into bad weather.
Trump administration ends talks with California on emissions, climate change
The Trump administration Thursday broke off negotiations with California over limits on greenhouse gas emissions from cars, blaming state officials for failing to offer “a productive alternative” to the White House’s plans.
No speed limit? That could become a reality for two California highways
A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make the state part of an exclusive club: The state would become one of the rare places in the world with highways with no speed limit.
Wet February causes big dent in California drought conditions
LOS ANGELES -- February storms have caused a significant dent in California's drought conditions. The U.S. Drought Monitor said Thursday that just over 67 percent of the state is totally free of any level of dryness.
California prisons to drop $5 fee they charge to inmates for doctor visits
Starting in March, California inmates will no longer need to make copayments when they go in for medical help. The payments are no longer necessary, as they offer “minimal fiscal benefit” and “may hinder patients from seeking care,” according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilit
California prosecutors will hit legal roadblock in seeking death penalty against suspect in 1973 murder
California prosecutors have said they're weighing capital punishment for the man accused of strangling an 11-year-old girl in 1973 — but legal experts insisted Thursday that's not possible.
Cold snap: Snow flurries possible for all of Southern California except coast
PALMDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- Low-lying regions of Southern California may see some rare snow Thursday as a big blast of cold air moves into the region. The cold front is moving down from Nevada, and it could mean snow could fall anywhere in the Southland, except for the coastline, which is a very rare
California lawmakers propose soda tax, banning cola at checkout areas
Lawmakers in California are aiming to curb the state’s consumption of sodas and other sugary beverages with a variety of proposed legislation announced on Wednesday. The bills, spearheaded by five state lawmakers, include measures that would require health warnings on sugary soft drinks, and proposa
Embattled California DMV gets its third director in just 32 days
The agency struggling to register licenses is also struggling to find a leader. The California Department of Motor Vehicles has gone through two directors in just over a month. The latest leadership shake-up came on Jan. 30, when acting director Kathleen Webb replaced acting director Bill Davidson,