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.
Nathan Larson Extradited To Fresno In Online Kidnapping CaseA man who police say kidnapped a 12-year-old girl has been extradited from Denver to Fresno. Investigators say Nathan Larson, 40, traveled to California in mid-December from his home in Virginia and abducted the girl whom he had met online.
COVID South African Variant Cases Found In Bay Area; 1st in CaliforniaThe first California cases of a South African variant of the COVID-19 virus have been found in Bay Area.
COVID: Vaccinations Begin For 1,000 Foster Farms Poultry Workers In FresnoCOVID-19 vaccinations are underway for about 1,000 employees at a Foster Farms poultry plant in Fresno.
Central Valley Military Couple Charged In Identity Theft SchemeA Central Valley couple with ties to the United States Navy is facing multiple federal charges in an alleged identity theft scheme.
Woman Rescued From Human Trafficking At Sunnyvale Motel, 3 ArrestedAuthorities rescued a Central Valley woman who was the victim of human trafficking at a motel in Sunnyvale on Monday and have made three arrests in connection with the case.
Horrific Head-On Crash Near Fresno Kills 7 Kids, 2 AdultsSeven children and two adult drivers were killed in a horrific head-on collision in Central California on New Year’s Day, authorities said.
Fresno Girl Rescued in Denver Following Abduction by Alleged Pedophile, White SupremacistA self-proclaimed pedophilia advocate who once ran for political office in Virginia has been arrested by authorities who said they caught him flying across the country earlier this week with a 12-year-old girl he had persuaded to run away from her Fresno home.