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  1. Woman arrested for using stun gun on Walmart customersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... -year-old boy told police Stevenson bit him in the chest after he tried to stop her. Stevenson was booked into Fresno County Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, child abuse and resisting arrest.

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  2. Fresno County deputies break up fourth cockfighting event this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno County sheriff's deputies on Sunday broke up the fourth cockfighting event in the two months, this time in the Caruthers area. Spokesman Tony Botti said the sheriff's office received a tip about the operation, which was taking place in an almond orchard.

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  3. Armenian genocide: 100 years later, history not forgottenRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    ... immigrants were attracted to the area's farmland and climate. In 1894, there were 360 Armenians living in Fresno County, according to Wilson Wallis' 1965 book, "Fresno Armenians." By 1918, the population was estimated at 10,100. Those who made it to ...

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  4. Last Fresno resident of prominent pioneer family remembered for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Fresno Bee

    A private graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. April 6 followed by a reception at the home of Robert Boro, 666 E. Home Ave. in central Fresno. The last Fresno resident of a prominent pioneer family has died, leaving behind a legacy of support for classical music in Fresno and ties to historic ranches.

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  5. Foster's arrest puts spotlight on Dyer's tenureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Fresno Bee

    ... It soon emerged that police hadn't checked on the bunker's contents for more than a year. Winchester told a Fresno County grand jury in 2000 that he didn't know of the bunker's existence until after the theft. Whitehurst returned from political ...

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  6. Fresno County 4-H to host annual fair at Reedley CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Fresno Bee

    The fair will feature food, clothing, home arts and creative arts exhibits, as well as livestock entries. For more information, visit 4h.ucanr.edu or call 241-7525.

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  7. Fresno County Public Library to host children's book driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Fresno Bee

    The first 300 people who donate to the one-day-only book drive will receive a free ticket voucher to the Marvel Universe LIVE! show at Save Mart Center, which runs Friday through April 6. The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.

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  8. 1,100 Pot Plants Destroyed, 3 Arrested in Fresno County BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    More than 1,100 marijuana plants have been destroyed after being found at two homes in Fresno County Friday. Sheriff's deputies made the discovery at two homes near Easton.

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  9. Fresno Deputy Chief Makes First Appearance In Federal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... and marijuana. While in court, Foster sat beside his five alleged co-conspirators, who were all dressed in Fresno County Jail jumpsuit's. After the hearing, Foster's attorney, E. Marshall Hodgkins III, told the media about his client's state of ... 3 comments

  10. Military chaplain wins partial court appeal of alleged discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | McClatchy

    "I felt betrayed," said Pierre Saint-Fleur, a former Fresno County, California, mental health worker who said he was forced into early retirement after three deployments to Iraq as a military chaplain in the California National Guard. Saint-Fleur retired from the National Guard in 2012 as a lieutenant colonel.

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  11. Selma Man Accused of Luring in Young Boys with Social Media AppsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    A Selma man is accused of luring in young boys utilizing social media apps, and sexually assaulting at least one of them, according to the Fresno County Sheriff's Office. A Selma man is accused of luring in young boys utilizing social media apps, and sexually assaulting at least one of them, according to the Fresno County Sheriff's Office.

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  12. Abandoned Pit Bull Puppy Expected To SurviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... but he's been trying to run around, so that's a good sign," Holly said. Abandoned animals are not uncommon in Fresno County. Walter Salvari with Central California SPCA says they see them every day. "It's a very sad reality that people still just ...

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  13. Sex Abuse Case Shows Risk of Smartphone AppsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... 27-year-old Jose Ricardo Carrillo Montes was arrested on multiple child sex abuse and pornography charges. The Fresno County Sheriff's Office says Carrillo posed as a 19 year old woman using apps "Whisper" and "kik." Carillo allegedly convinced ...

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  14. Three arrested in southwest Fresno marijuana raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Fresno Bee

    Authorities uprooted more than 1,100 marijuana plants from two southwest Fresno properties and arrested three suspects, disrupting a drug operation that's been active for the past three years. The Fresno County Sheriff's Narcotics Enforcement Team served search warrants at houses about two miles apart on Friday as part of a surveillance operation.

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  15. Foster testified for marijuana doctor without Dyer's knowledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Fresno Bee

    ... other unprofessional conduct, was upheld. Two others were not sustained, including one involving an undercover Fresno County sheriff's deputy. Allende's license was suspended for 90 days and he was placed on probation for five years. "Foster ...

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  16. James Tyner: Priceless days with Philip Levine, Pulitzer-prize winner with a taste for poetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Fresno Bee

    ... him most by the time I spent with him while I was working at the library. He was a regular at mine, the Fresno County Library Gillis branch. You really get to know someone through their books, what they are going through in life. Books on cooking, ...

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  17. Marin Master Gardners: Can California feed the U.S. with less water?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... last year alone. One out of 10 acres has been left unplanted, resulting in a $2.2 billion hit to the economy. Fresno County, which has historically sold more produce than any county (and 23 states) in the nation, could lose up to a quarter of its ...

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  18. 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake In Western Fresno CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    The U.S. Geological Survey is now reporting a 4.2 magnitude earthquake has shaken part of Coalinga in western Fresno County.

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  19. Feds Arrest Fresno Cop on Drug-Dealing ChargesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Courthouse News Service

    ... of marijuana for sale. Flowers' criminal history includes a conviction for possession of cocaine base in Fresno County in 1988 and a 2010 conviction in Oregon for delivering a controlled substance. Thursday's complaint marks the second time in a ...

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  20. See site where Fraisure Smith may be sent, community will ask judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Daily Republic

    A Suisun Valley resident who compiled community comments will ask Judge Arvid Johnson to tour the property proposed as the home for sexually violent predator Fraisure Smith - a Willotta Drive site less than 2,000 feet from Solano College and less than a quarter-mile from a licensed home school for children. The request is part of four pages of comments put together by Patrick Harrington for the Friday hearing in Solano County Superior Court about plans to place Smith, 51, on supervised release from Coalinga State Hospital in Fresno County, into the rural Solano County community.

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