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The USDA issued a public health alert involving raw chicken from Foster Farms on October 7, 2013, after 278 people became sick with strains of Salmonella Heidelberg in California and 17 other states. (CBS)

California Chicken Producer Linked To Salmonella Issues Recall

The first product recall has been issued for a California chicken producer since it was linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year.

07/04/2014

(CBS)

Alleged Pimp Arrested For Beating At San Mateo Motel

An alleged pimp that police said beat a victim he had forced into prostitution after she tried to call for help was arrested at a San Mateo motel early Monday morning.

07/03/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Feds Approve Work To Begin On 2nd Leg Of California High-Speed Rail Line

The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving its approval for work to begin on the second leg of California’s proposed high-speed rail line.

06/27/2014

(Getty images)

Police Find Meth Lab At Fresno Retirement Community

Fresno police have arrested a 64-year-old man suspected of cooking methamphetamine in his apartment at a retirement community.

06/16/2014

(ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Fresno Burglary Defendant Killed Hours After Jury’s Mistake Frees Him

Police say they’ve made an arrest in the slaying of a Central California man stabbed hours after he was freed from jail because of a jury’s mistake.

06/12/2014

Orange Center Elementary School, in Fresno (Orange Center School )

Fresno K-8 Principal At Center Of Child Sex Abuse Probe Kills Himself

An elementary school principal in Fresno shot and killed himself as sheriff’s deputies prepared to search his home as part of a child sex abuse investigation.

06/07/2014

(CBS)

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

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