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Fresno Man Rewarded After Returning $125,000 That Fell From Armored Truck

A Salvation Army worker says he started crying and shaking after finding the money. He says he decided to report it to police after thinking of his coming grandchild.

05/30/2014

A woman in a coma gave birth to a healthy baby boy Thursday at UCSF. (Source: Facebook)

Woman In Coma Gives Birth To Healthy Boy At UCSF

A pregnant woman from Fresno who has been in a coma since March gave birth via C-section at UCSF Thursday.

05/22/2014

Fresh asparagus is displayed at a farmers market in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Water Behind Dam Near Fresno To Be Tapped For Farmers Facing Drought

Officials said Tuesday that, for the first time in decades, they plan to tap water stored behind a dam east of Fresno, as they try to help California farmers through the ongoing drought.

05/13/2014

California High-Speed Rail

High-Speed Board Approves Central Valley Section; Fresno Assemblyman Says Authority Has Gone Off The Rails

Plans to build a $ 68 billion high-speed rail system in California took a big step forward as the state’s high-speed rail board approved a route for a key segment of the project that stretches from Fresno to Bakersfield.

05/08/2014

Jose Manuel Martinez is accused of being a contract killer for a Mexican cartel. (Source: Tulare County Sheriff's Department)

Accused Central Valley Contract Killer Confesses To Killing 40 People

Authorities say that a man charged with carrying out nine contract killings in Central California has confessed that he actually killed 40 people over several decades.

04/10/2014

A person shined a laser pointer at Chopper 5 while covering a fire in East Palo Alto on February 14, 2011. (CBS)

Central Valley Man Sentenced To 14 Years For Pointing Laser At Police Helicopter

A Central California man convicted of pointing a high-powered laser at a police helicopter was sentenced Monday to spend 14 years in federal prison, a term prosecutors believe to be among the region’s longest for such a crime.

03/11/2014

CHP officers killed, California Highway Patrol

Former Co-Worker Of CHP Officer Killed In Fresno Crash Recalls His Time In Bay Area

A CHP officer in Oakland remembers his fallen colleague who died in a highway accident on Monday.

02/18/2014

Fatal Crash in Fresno County

5 Family Members Killed In Fiery Fresno County Crash Identified

Authorities have identified a woman and 4 children killed in a fiery Central Valley crash after another driver ran a stop sign.

02/18/2014

CHP Officers Killed

Two CHP Officers Killed In Fresno County Had Bay Area Ties

Two California Highway Patrol officers died Monday morning in a chain reaction crash on southbound highway 99, at Bethel Avenue near Kingsburg.

02/17/2014

Ryan Goodson was arrested after allegedly assaulting a Palo Alto police officer. (Palo Alto Police)

Fresno Man Arrested After Physical Altercation With Palo Alto Cop

A Fresno man was arrested Thursday afternoon after getting into a physical altercation with an officer in downtown Palo Alto, police said Friday.

02/07/2014

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