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1 of 4 reptiles stolen from Calif. museum found

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — One of four reptiles stolen from a Central California science museum has been found. The Fresno Bee reports the 3 1/2-foot savannah monitor lizard was back at Fresno’s Discovery Center on Friday after it was found nearby.

03/29/2013

LA sewage to head to Kings County farms

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — When Los Angeles residents flush their toilets, they could soon be helping fertilize crops in Kings County. By the end of the year human waste will be treated at an LA County facility still being built, and then trucked north.

03/07/2013

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Calif. hasn’t bought land for bullet train route

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Construction of California’s high-speed rail network is set to start in July, but the state still has not purchased any land along the route.

01/28/2013

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Fresno inmate killed

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the slaying of an inmate at the county jail. Officials say 20-year-old Joe Anthony Rodriguez was found unconscious in his cell during a routine inmate count.

01/17/2013

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Salmon release is step in Calif. river restoration

Biologists are hoping that two Chinook salmon released into the San Joaquin River will make their way to historic spawning areas near the Friant Dam.

11/28/2012

Police: Fresno shooting suspect was 'methodical'

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – Clattering machinery at a chicken-processing plant provided all the cover Lawrence Jones needed to kill two co-workers execution style and wound two others Tuesday, police said. Armed with a handgun, the […]

11/07/2012

Death toll in Fresno workplace shooting rises to 3

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say two more people have died after being shot at a California chicken processing plant, bringing the death toll to three. Fresno County Coroner David Hadden said Tuesday the suspected […]

11/06/2012

Man in wrong apartment subdued by karate student

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – A California man in the wrong apartment is licking his wounds after being pummeled by a karate student who found the intruder in her bathroom. Jannine Ramirez had just won a […]

10/30/2012

Police: Teen killed by friend's Russian Roulette

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – A 20-year-old Fresno man has been arrested in the death of his friend, a popular high school football player whom police allege was shot during a Russian Roulette-style attack. Fresno Police […]

09/26/2012

Calif. Central Valley cities among poorest in US

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – Three metropolitan areas in California’s Central Valley, the region with the highest farm revenues in the country, rank among the poorest in the state and nation, Census figures released Thursday show. […]

09/20/2012

Hockey team mocks opposing city's bankruptcy

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – A hockey game promotion poking fun at America’s largest bankrupt city has caused a tiff between fans and newspaper columnists in California’s Central Valley. The Condors, a Bakersfield minor league hockey […]

09/19/2012

2 arrested for pointing lasers at aircraft

CLOVIS, Calif. (AP) – Two people have been arrested for pointing lasers at helicopters near Fresno Yosemite International Airport. The Fresno Bee says air traffic controllers contacted police after a laser was pointed at an […]

08/27/2012

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