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CHP says DUI driver caused Cutler crash that killed woman, unborn child

The California Highway Patrol reported that a fatal head-on crash Friday night near Cutler that took the life of a woman and her unborn child was caused by a Visalia man under the influence of alcohol.The CHP said the collision took place at 9:25 p.m. as David Paul Edma, 24, of Visalia was southboun

FRESNO BEE - 2018-06-18 07:39:00

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

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

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.


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

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.'"


Here's how to get your children free lunch this summer

The Boys and Girls Clubsaround Tulare County will offer activities to keep students learning, focusing on reading, arts and crafts, sports and fitness, community service and STEAM activities. STEAM stands for the study of science, technology engineering, arts, and mathematics.

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2018-06-18 15:24:00

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 weighs rules allowing kids in breweries - The Business Journal

On Monday, the commission, under direction of the Visalia City Council, approved Resolution 2018-25, which outlines the rules by which breweries can allow underage children into their tasting rooms.


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.


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.


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.


Visalia jewelry thief caught on camera

"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.'"


Owner of dog deemed vicious in Visalia wants policy change

Armani, Stokes' pit bull, was put down this week, a year and a half after he got out of her yard in her Visalia neighborhood allegedly attacking a neighbor and his dog.


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.


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


Visalia man sentenced to life in prison for child molestation

Judge Gary Paden sentenced Joseph Baltezor, 42, to 59 years and 8 months-to-life in prison for child molestation.


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


Visalia Veteran's Memorial Vandalized - Uncle Sam's Misguided Children

Visalia, California – On Monday, June 11, a man hopped over the chains surrounding a Veteran’s Memorial “Battlefield Cross” and literally pounded, yanked, and twisted the cross until it was destroyed. When caught, he will face charges of vandalism to government property. Unless veterans get to him f


Charges filed against arson suspect arrested in house fire that started 'magically'

Charges have been filed by Tulare County District Attorney's Office against the woman, Rosemary Magdaleno, who identified herself as Rosemary Quirarte to Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register.