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  1. Farmworkera s family sues Fresno police over his shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... shot and killed Miguel Moreno Torrez as he stood over his brother with a knife and threatened to kill him. The Fresno County Coroner's autopsy report shows Miguel Moreno Torrez was shot 15 to 16 times. The report shows his blood alcohol level was ...

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  2. 2 critical in west Fresno County single-car collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Two 19-year-old men suffered major injuries late Monday night after their car tumbled multiple times in rural west Fresno County, the CHP reported. The accident happened about 11:30 p.m. as a 2004 Infinity was heading west on Colorado Avenue west of Highway 145 near Helm at high speeds.

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  3. Forum on highways, roads in Fresno and Valley is WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Repair needs on highways and roads in Fresno County and the central San Joaquin Valley will be the focus of a public forum Wednesday afternoon in downtown Fresno.

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  4. Police identify victims of Southeast Fresno house party shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Fresno Bee

    Two men who were killed in a house party shooting Saturday evening at Ninth Street and Churchill Avenue have been identified by the Fresno County Coroner's Office. Rene Diaz, 27, and Ramon Delgado Jr., 28, were rushed to Community Regional Medical Center, where they later died from their injuries after police say an argument broke out between partygoers and neighbors in the 2400 block of South 9th Street.

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  5. Library Bookshelf: Nora Robertsa a oeThe Liara a new arrivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Fresno Bee

    The Fresno County Library's Bookshelf column shares suggestions for books, music, and other items, and provides information about library programs. All Fresno County Public Libraries will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.

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  6. Fresno murder suspect arrested at DUI checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno police arrested a murder suspect after he jumped out of a moving van while avoiding a DUI checkpoint in south Fresno. Justin Yang, 20, was booked into Fresno County Jail Saturday on several felony firearms possession charges and on a felony murder warrant.

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  7. EYE-Q Vision Care's Clovis location names coloring contest winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    EYE-Q Vision Care has announced the Clovis location Opening Coloring Contest winners. More than 50 entries were received from Fresno County residents age 10 and under.

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  8. Court ruling undercuts UFWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Daily Republic

    ... only to court review. Two years ago, the UFW invoked the law vis-a-vis a very large agribusiness firm in Fresno County, Gerawan Farming, claiming the right to represent its 3,000 workers on the basis of an election held in 1992. Gerawan resisted, ...

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  9. Three days a week watering starts June 1 in FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Daily Republic

    The city's three-day per week watering plan for homes starts June 1 when addresses with odd numbers will be able to water Monday, Wednesday and Friday, while residences with even numbers water Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The first contact with residents who don't follow the watering plan will provide information about the arrangement, the second a written warning and the third contact will involve fines, starting at $100 and reaching $500 for the third offense.

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  10. Decades-old human remains found in orchard near Raisin CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Fresno Bee

    The Fresno County Sheriff's Office is working to identify human remains that were found Friday inside a pair of pants at an orchard near Manning and Westlawn avenues, west of Raisin City. A worker doing irrigation work on the recently replanted property found the remains and called the sheriff's office, said spokesman Tony Botti.

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  11. Feds return cigarette shipment to Fresno County tribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Fresno Bee

    ... cigarettes were confiscated, Kipp said. Cigarette distribution is the main income generator for the eastern Fresno County tribe perhaps best known for its Mono Wind Casino in Auberry. Its 349 slot machines make it the smallest tribal casino in the ...

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  12. CBS47 News PollRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... of recent home invasions? Yes: 26% No: 74% Are you concerned about your retirement? Yes: 84% No: 16% Should Fresno County place a moratorium on medical marijuana shops? Yes: 65% No: 35% Are water meters in the City of Fresno a good idea? Yes: 66% ...

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  13. Fresno police dog who bit bystander remains off dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Fresno Bee

    ... K-9s. Sgt. Bill Dooley of the police department's K-9 unit said Kubo was checked out by dog handlers from the Fresno County Sheriff's Office after he bit a 38-year-old man at Sierra Vista and Belmont avenues. He passed the certification. Cases in ...

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  14. Workersa comp ruling may reduce Fresno County liability in gas pipeline blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno County is trying to shield itself from high-cost lawsuits from inmates who worked at the Fresno Sheriff's Foundation shooting range the day a Pacific Gas & Electric pipeline exploded by saying the inmates fall under the state Workers' Compensation program. If the county succeeds, the medical bills of 10 injured inmates will be paid through the state program, greatly reducing the county's financial burden.

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  15. Using Technology to Help Students Show Their ThinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | T.H.E. Journal

    Mark Hammons, the educational technology coordinator at the Fresno County Office of Education, is a trainer, speaker and former music teacher and percussion director. He devotes much of his professional time to coaching Fresno educators through hands-on learning sessions as well as sharing ideas at ed tech conferences.

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  16. Police: Illegally owned pistol seized after man shows it off on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Fresno Bee

    ... himself in. Cervantes said Santana he told officers he bought it on the street for $600. He was booked into Fresno County Jail. MAGEC detectives also seized an SKS rifle and a shotgun from a man Tuesday after an informant tipped them off, Cervantes ...

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  17. UFW dealt big setback in court: Dan WaltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | LA Daily News

    ... only to court review. Two years ago, the UFW invoked the law vis-à-vis a very large agribusiness firm in Fresno County, Gerawan Farming, claiming the right to represent its 3,000 workers on the basis of an election held in 1992. Gerawan ...

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  18. CBS47 Investigates: Pool Water Restrictions in Madera CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... "It's sad for me. It's sad for the people I deliver water to. It's sad that people have to fight over it." Fresno County does have regulations in place that require a permit to move water out of the county, even through a private well. Fresno County ...

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  19. Poll Lists Fresno As 'Least Safe City' According to LocalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... job of getting the word out around town that Fresno is a safer and more secure place to live," Standriff said. Fresno County Supervisor Henry Perea agrees Fresno is on the right track, but says the high crime and low poverty rates are still an ...

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  20. Blood Drive to Support Gas Explosion VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    Fresno County is holding a blood drive in support of a county employee that was hurt in a gas explosion last month. Fresno County is holding a blood drive in support of a county employee that was hurt in a gas explosion last month.

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