Fresno

Chicken coops at the Foster Farm chicken processing facility near Fresno. (CBS)

Animal Rights Group Offers $5,000 Reward In Central Valley Chicken Massacre

An animal rights group is offering a $5,000 reward for the information leading to whoever bludgeoned nearly 1,000 chickens to death at a Central Valley processing facility.

10/01/2014

Foster Farms plant in Caruthers , near Fresno. Authorities said at least one person killed more than 900 chickens with a golf club on September 20, 2014. (CBS)

‘Psychopath’ Kills 920 Chickens With Golf Club At Foster Farms Plant Near Fresno

Authorities in the Central Valley are searching for at least one intruder who clubbed more than 900 chickens to death at a Foster Farms plant near Fresno.

10/01/2014

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 28: Brett Bochy #76 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers at Scottsdale Stadium on February 28, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Giants Promoting Manager Bruce Bochy’s Son, Pitcher Brett From Fresno Grizzlies

San Francisco Giants skipper Bruce Bochy is keeping it in the family.

09/01/2014

Rim Fire

U.S. Forest Service To Allow Logging Of Dead Trees From Rim Fire Near Yosemite; Ecologist Calls It ‘Travesty’

A U.S. Forest Service decision released Wednesday will allow loggers to remove dead trees from 52 square miles of forests blackened last year in a massive central California wildfire, a move contested by environmentalists.

08/27/2014

Tye "Glenn" Champ (Tulare County Sheriff's Office)

Fringe Gubernatorial Candidate Arrested Near Fresno For Allegedly Shooting Neighbor, Killing Horse

A man who ran an unlikely campaign for governor of California earlier this year has been arrested on suspicion of shooting his neighbor in the stomach and killing a horse, officials said Friday.

08/08/2014

Former Fresno County Animal Shelter Employees File Lawsuit Alleging Mistreatment of Animals

Two former employees of a Fresno County animal shelter have filed a lawsuit alleging they were fired after complaining about mistreatment of animals.

07/21/2014

(AP)

Homes Flooded After Levee Bursts In Fresno County

Water officials are looking into what caused a levee to burst, sending flood waters rushing across a Fresno County highway and into farmland and homes.

07/07/2014

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

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