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Wanted: Arson / Elder Abuse Suspect

FRAINT - Detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office and investigators with Cal Fire – Fresno County are searching for 58 year old Tom Rouse of Friant. Rouse is white, 6’5”, 225 lbs. wi [ ... ]


Labor Day is approaching, Remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

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FRESNO - During Labor Day weekend, families and friends will be celebrating the end of the summer. Sadly, this festive time has also become a dangerous time for America’s roads, as many drunk driv [ ... ]


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Fresno Monsters - The Cheesehead Returns

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FRESNO - Jacob Rudloff returns for the 2016-17' season with the Fresno Monsters. Last season the 6'0" Forward from De Pere, Wisconsin played early on for the Butte Cobras before bein [ ... ]


Four fifth-year Seniors Look to Rebound the BullDogs in 2016

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  FRESNO - Back in early February 2012, Tim DeRuyter announced his very first recruiting class on the heels of his hiring to be Fresno State's head coach on Dec. 14, 2011. DeRuyter and his [ ... ]


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Entertainment

Hot Wheels Lead Designer Inducted Into the Diecast Hall of Fame

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.-- Hot Wheels® announced the induction of lead designer, Steve Vandervate into the Diecast Hall of Fame at the ninth annual Diecast Hall of Fame ceremony in Las Vegas, NV. Vanderva [ ... ]


Fresno Food Expo Next Week: Debuts 33 Diverse New Products Made in Central California

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FRESNO - The 2016 Fresno Food Expo is excited to debut 33 innovative new products, varietals and packaging concepts that were entered into the New Product Awards from 28 different Central Californ [ ... ]


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California Supreme Court Curbs Responses to Anti-SLAPP Motions

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EDITORIAL - Individual elected officials are exercising their right to free speech when they cast their votes — even if those votes might be the result of corruption or based in a conflict of inte [ ... ]


Madera Supervisor's Secret $100,000 Salary Raise Made Public

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EDITORIAL - Open government meetings is the most fundamental way for the public to stay informed as to what their representatives are doing on their behalf. When a government agency tries to hide thei [ ... ]


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Deputies Arrest DUI Driver Following a Nearly 20 Mile Pursuit Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 24 August 2016 09:07
FRESNO - Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies have booked Marcos Larios, 26, of Fresno into the Fresno County Jail. He faces a felony charge of evading a peace officer and misdemeanors of DUI and hit and run. Larios has a bail of $61,000.

At 12:45 am on Tuesday, a deputy noticed the driver (Marcos Larios) of a GMC pickup truck weaving all over the roadway on southbound Highway 41 near McKinley Ave. The deputy activated his lights and siren and attempted to make a traffic stop on the truck, but Larios chose not to pull over.
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CHP Officers and Fresno County Sheriff’s Deputy Team Up to Rescue Hiker Print E-mail
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Monday, 22 August 2016 08:53

FRESNO – On the evening of August 14, 2016, California Highway Patrol Helicopter 40 (H-40) was requested by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a search and rescue of an ill hiker.

The victim, 66 year old Tara Steele from Santa Rosa, CA, was hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) when she became ill Sunday afternoon with what she believed to be signs and symptoms of a possible stroke. Steele activated her emergency personal locator beacon giving information to her family that she was in need of rescue.

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Mail Theft on the Rise Print E-mail
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Monday, 22 August 2016 08:22
MADERA - The Madera County Sheriff’s Office wants to warn residents again to be on the lookout for mail theft. Mail theft continues to be a problem, especially in the more rural areas of the county where residents have roadside mail boxes.  Stealing mail from an unsecured mailbox only takes a few seconds, but problems arising from the theft can take months or longer to resolve.

Identity theft and other types of fraud are the usual occurrences. Residents should consider placing outgoing mail the mail slots in the Post Office or handing it to a letter carrier; received mail should be picked up as soon as possible and not left in the mailbox overnight. Neighbors should watch out for each other and report any suspicious activity to the Sheriff’s Office immediately.
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Detectives Searching for Suspect Who Stole Family’s Dog Print E-mail
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Monday, 22 August 2016 08:40
FRESNO - Property crimes detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public to help them catch a man wanted in connection to multiple home burglaries in the Fowler, Selma and Caruthers areas. The suspect is 29 year old Daniel Fonseca Barroso of Fresno.

He is more commonly known as Daniel Fonseca. He is 6’1”, 150 lbs. with brown eyes and black hair. He has several tattoos, including the name “Fonseca” on his back, “Sebastian” on his left forearm and “Syd” on his upper right arm. Fonseca has an active arrest warrant, which carries a bail amount of $205,000.
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Clovis North Burglary Print E-mail
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Monday, 15 August 2016 07:58
FRESNO - Thursday evening a Northeast patrol officer from the Fresno Police Department was dispatched to Clovis North High School, 2770 E. International Avenue, regarding the theft of several thousand dollars of music equipment from the school by former student, Theodore Margosian, 32 years old.

The investigating officer was told the following by the reporting party who is a teacher at the school. The witness was in his office and saw Suspect Theodore Margosian and another white male inside the music building. The witness followed the suspects outside and they tried to evade him on foot.
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