Fresno County

Dianna Hanson, 24, was fatally mauled by a lion named Couscous at Cat Haven in Fresno County on March 6, 2013. (Facebook)

Fresno-Area Animal Park Reopens After Fatal Lion Attack

A California animal sanctuary has reopened to the public less than a week after an African lion killed a 24-year-old intern

03/10/2013

Dianna Hanson, 24, was fatally mauled by a lion named Couscous at Cat Haven in Fresno County on March 6, 2013. (Facebook)

Fatal Lion Attack Near Fresno Was Accident, Victim’s Family Says

Family members of a 24-year-old intern killed by a lion at a California animal park said Friday they believe the facility followed safety protocols and the death was a tragic accident.

03/08/2013

Dianna Hanson, 24, was fatally mauled by a lion named Couscous at Cat Haven in Fresno County on March 6, 2013. (Facebook)

Lion At Fresno-Area Zoo Killed Woman As She Was Cleaning Enclosure

A lion that killed a woman at a privately owned Central California zoo escaped from a feeding cage and attacked while she was cleaning his enclosure, authorities said Thursday.

03/07/2013

Dianna Hanson, 24, was fatally mauled by a lion named Couscous at Cat Haven in Fresno County on March 6, 2013. (Facebook)

Lion Mauls Volunteer To Death At Animal Sanctuary Near Fresno

A lion killed a volunteer intern at an exotic animal park in Central California after she entered its enclosure, and authorities were trying to determine what might have provoked the animal to maul her.

03/06/2013

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Earthquakes Rattle Central Valley, Southern California

Two light earthquakes struck California’s Central Valley Friday, hours after a temblor shook the Los Angeles area.

09/07/2012

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Shotgun-Toting NorCal Mom Stops Masked Intruder From Kidnapping Daughter

A Central Valley mother furiously battled a masked intruder trying to kidnap her toddler daughter from their home.

08/29/2012

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19 Starving Horses Found At Central Valley Ranch

A Fresno man has been arrested after authorities discovered 19 starving horses on his leased San Joaquin Valley ranch.

12/22/2011

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Kidnapped Central Valley Baby, Father Found

A 9-month-old boy who triggered a statewide Amber Alert after he was taken from his home over the weekend has been found safe, according to Fresno County authorities.

CBS San Francisco–02/14/2011

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CHP Officer Kills Fresno County Stolen Vehicle Suspect

A California Highway Patrol officer shot and killed the suspect in a dump truck theft during a struggle with the man, according to the CHP.

CBS San Francisco–01/13/2011

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