Sierra Lightning Strike Kills Fresno Hiker Near John Muir TrailA hiker was fatally struck by lightning in the Northern California mountains as he tried to take cover during a storm, authorities said.
Women's Prison Inmate, Fresno Man Sentenced In California EDD FraudA Fresno man and an inmate at a Northern California women's prison were sentenced Monday to five years and one month in prison for submitting fake unemployment insurance claims to California's Employment Development Department (EDD). 
Nuestra Familia Gang Member Salvador Castro Sentenced For Running Drug Ring From California PrisonHigh-ranking Nuestra Familia prison gang member Salvador Castro Jr., was sentenced Monday to 17 years and six months in prison after pleading guilty in January to running a drug ring out of a California prison.
EDD Fraud: Fresno Man, Central Valley Inmate Plead Guilty To $103K Unemployment Benefit SchemeTwo people, including an inmate at a prison in the Central Valley, have pled guilty in connection with a scheme defrauding the California Employment Development Department (EDD) out of $100,000 in COVID-19 unemployment benefits.
Inmate At Women’s Prison Part of Duo’s $100,000 COVID Fund FraudA California prison inmate, who pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to steal more than $100,000 in unemployment benefits designed to help those who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic.
Hero Police Dog Saves Fresno Officer's Life Despite Being Stabbed 6 TimesA Fresno police K-9 was stabbed multiple times by a suspect but saved the life of an officer in the process, the city’s police department said.
Study: Gun Violence Prevention Program Saves Lives, Money; Provides Model For Police ReformResearchers at the University of California, Berkeley studying a gun violence reduction program found it has helped decrease gun homicides and assaults in several California cities and saved taxpayers millions of dollars while serving as a model for police reform.
Rare Gray Wolf Moves Farther South Into Central CaliforniaA gray wolf born in Oregon has been tracked farther south in California than any previous wolf equipped with a GPS collar, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife said.
Three Attempting To Elude Deputies Die In Fiery Fresno CrashThree people were killed in a fiery crash when a motorist fleeing a sheriff’s deputy at around 100 miles an hour collided with multiple cars in central California, authorities said.
Video Shows Fresno Man Dying In Police Custody, Saying 'I Can't Breathe'Fresno Police released body cam footage Friday showing a man being restrained by Fresno police officers and sheriff's deputies while the victim yelled out "I can't breathe!" in the moments before he died.
Fresno’s Valentine's Day Wrecked After Balloon Cuts Power To ThousandsMore than 2,300 households in Fresno lost power Valentine’s Day evening after a metallic gift balloon drifted into a power line.