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Olives spill from truck, snarling Highway 99 traffic in Fresno

A truck that spilled olives along northbound Highway 99, beginning at the interchange with Highway 180, was suspected of helping trigger a number of accidents late Thursday night. Few details were available, with the California Highway Patrol still working the various scenes as of 11 p.m. Larry Vale

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-24 07:05:00

Fresno's school board president should not make decisions about children

It is shocking that in this day and age Fresno Unified School District has a school board president who thinks that if you teach kids about sex education, they will think it's OK to have sex as a minor. Or if you teach kids about history or sex education that includes the LGBTQ community, they would

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-24 00:06:00

Experts work to curb opioid abuse in Fresno amid crisis

The national opioid crisis continues to grow in the United States. Just last year there were more than 64,000 opioid-related deaths. If you look at the numbers, Fresno may have a bigger problem when it comes to opioid use than other areas of the state, but the reality is it is nothing close to the

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-23 15:56:56

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Fresno city offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday. FRESNO - City of Fresno offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, 2017.Normal operations will resume on Monday, November 27. Here is the holiday schedule for City of Fresno operations: Airp

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-23 15:49:19

Fresno Law Enforcement Increases Presence at Malls For Holidays

Fresno - FRESNO, Calif. -- Local law enforcement were out in full force on Wednesday sending a message to thieves this holiday season. It is a part of the annual Operation Christmas Presence. Fresno Police, Fresno County Sheriff and CHP team up to increase their patrols and surveillance during holid

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-23 07:52:03

People have already started lining up for Black Friday!

FRESNO, CA - Bargain hunters in Fresno, are already lining up, to get their hands in some Black Friday deals. Best Buy plans on opening this afternoon, along with JCPenny, Macy's and Target. Wal-Mart will be open around the clock, today and tomorrow.

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-23 14:40:26

Group cooks Thanksgiving breakfast at Ronald Mcdonald House

What better to do on Thanksgiving than to give back. The nonprofit organization "His Heart Beats" out of Tulare decided to cook up a breakfast for the families waking up at the Ronald Mcdonald House in Madera this Thanksgiving. His Heart Beats is a non-profit organization that supports families wit

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-23 17:38:44

"Well, Uncle Jim ruined the pumpkin pies."

FRESNO, Calif. - Not all families are sitting down and having traditional meals at home on Thanksgiving. Many are finding themselves eating out or picking up food. Thanksgiving isn't just the start of 'The Most Wonderful Time of the Year' but it's the busiest day of the year for some restaurants lik

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-24 02:33:14

Poughkeepsie family killer Brian Britton denied parole for third time

Brian Britton is serving out his 25 to life prison sentence at Washington Correctional Facility in Comstock, Washington County, for the 1989 murder of his parents and brother, and attempted murder of his sister, in their Town of Poughkeepsie home. Abbott Brant/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Sherry Sha


Poughkeepsie man charged with Pine Plains burglary, robbery

A Poughkeepsie man was charged with multiple felonies after police say he broke into a relative's Pine Plains home Tuesday, assaulting them before stealing a cell phone. The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office charged Gerald J. Moore, 31, with second-degree burglary, third-degree robbery, and second-d


Poughkeepsie's Morse students give thanks at holiday feast

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Some of the students at Poughkeepsie's Morse Elementary School won't be sitting down to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner this year. Which is why the school's annual first grade Thanksgiving celebration is so important, district officials say. This year's event, h


My Brother's Keeper expands to East Ramapo, Poughkeepsie

Reginald Richardson, the co-chairperson of the New Rochelle My Brother's Keeper, talks about the community reading program, "New Rochelle: All on the Same Page" Mark Vergari/lohud ALBANY, N.Y. - The My Brother's Keeper program is expanding in New York, with East Ramapo and Poughkeepsie recently bec


The late composer and singer Robert DeCormier had ties to Poughkeepsie: Letter

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Robert DeCormier, a native of Poughkeepsie, recently died at age 95. As the Washington Post in a long obituary stated: He was a classically trained singer, choral composer, conductor and arranger who bridged classical and folk music for many of the leading musical


Court rejects appeal of sentence in Ulster County drug case

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A former Poughkeepsie man's appeal of his prison sentence based on a claim of ineffective counsel has been rejected by a state appeals court. The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court, Third Judicial Department, handed down a decision Wednesday affirming the judgment against D

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Eileen Hickey Thanksgiving Dinner mixes community, charity and food

The annual Eileen Hickey Thanksgiving dinner at The Lunch Box continues to be a popular holiday destination, both for volunteers and those in need. Alex H. Wagner/Poughkeepsie Journal Volunteers piled turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and other fixings onto the plates. People enjoyed a warm

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 21:40:38

Forum sheds light on complicated Indian Point closure: Editorial

Subscribed, but don't have a login? While it's years away, the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close, and there will be huge ramifications, including here in Dutchess County. New Orleans-based Entergy, the plant's owner, faced many regulatory hurdles and lawsuits if it continued a permit renew

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 14:00:06

BeDunnah receives Excellence in Leadership recognition award

LEXINGTON - A social service worker was recently recognized for her efficient and valuable work. Melissa BeDunnah was presented with an Excellence in Leadership recognition award at the State Capitol by Gov. Pete Ricketts on Nov. 1. "Each and every day, members of #TeamDHHS work to provide exception


Meth driver, Jamie Thomas, gets 2-4 years in prison

LEXINGTON - The driver of a vehicle carrying 1 pound of methamphetamine was sentenced Monday in Dawson County District Court to two-four years in prison. According to court records, Jamie Thomas, 38, of California was sentenced to jail on felony possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.


Community meal to be served Thanksgiving Day

LEXINGTON - Preparations are underway for the Dale and Elaine Mooberry Memorial Thanksgiving Dinner. The free community Thanksgiving dinner welcomes all and is named for Dale and Elaine Mooberry, who passed away in 2014. Surviving members of the Mooberry family fund the dinner in Dale and Elaine's h


Driver used phone moments before deadly crash, police say

(NTV) (Holdrege, NE) A woman is facing charges after being accused of using her phone moments before hitting and killing a pedestrian. According to court records, on June 28 Cattarina Stock, 24 hit an 86-year-old pedestrian as he crossed a cross walk in Holdrege. The pedestrian, Aldon Thieszen later

NEBRASKATV - 2017-11-23 07:36:25