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Body Found In Vineyard South Of Fresno

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A body was found in a vineyard Tuesday morning south of Fresno.The California Highway Patrol says officers were called to the area on South Cherry Ave. and East Manning Ave. just before 7:00 a.m. This is a developing story: please check back with this page for updates. More>>

Driver In Critical Condition After Crashing Into Church

A driver was in critical condition after crashing into a church early Tuesday morning. Fresno Police said the driver was driving at a high rate of speed, when he lost control on a turn, and plowed through the West Fresno Christian Center on Thorne and California. More>>

Old Furniture Store Catches Fire Before Scheduled Demolition

An old furniture store that was scheduled to be demolished burned down on Tuesday morning. Fresno firefighters say they were called to the closed-down Fantastic Furniture store on Blackstone, just south of Shields around 5:30 a.m. More>>

Car Pulled From Merced River; Driver Dead Inside

California Highway Patrol and Merced County Sheriff's officers pulled a car from the Merced River north of Highway 165 around 8 a.m. Saturday morning. A 32-year-old man was found dead inside. Officers More>>

FRESNO FAMILIES KEEPING COOL IN TRIPLE-DIGIT HEAT

Fresno families head to splash parks to keep cool in triple-digit heat. Splash parks are popular for families looking to stay cool in the summer heat. More>>

Kingsburg Gets Pep'd For Thursday Night Showdown

Thursday Night Showdown gets better and better each year, and we begin the third season with another good matchup, Kingsburg vs. Washington Union. More>>

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  • Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:32:37 GMT
    Lawyers for Blackwater security guards are accusing the government of suppressing evidence favorable to the defendants, who are accused in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.More >>
    Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.More >>
  • Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

    Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:17:46 GMT
    A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela.More >>
    President Barack Obama spoke out Monday against gender oppression in Africa that he said is "crippling" parts of the continent, urging young leaders there to empower women and eliminate traditions like female genital...More >>
  • Israeli PM speaks of 'prolonged' campaign in Gaza

    Israeli PM speaks of 'prolonged' campaign in Gaza

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:17:27 GMT
    Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.More >>
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel must be ready for a "prolonged" military operation in the Gaza Strip and will "act aggressively and responsibly" until the mission is completed.More >>
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  • Wildfire Near Mammoth Pool Forces Campers Out

    Wildfire Near Mammoth Pool Forces Campers Out

    Campers are being evacuated right now at Fish Creek and Rock Creek, near Mammoth Pool. AA wildfire is burning in that area. It started Monday morning. The US Forest Service is reporting that 60 acres have burned so far.More >>
    Campers are being evacuated right now at Fish Creek and Rock Creek, near Mammoth Pool. AA wildfire is burning in that area. It started Monday morning. The US Forest Service is reporting that 60 acres have burned so far. More >>
  • Wildfire Near Yosemite Grows to 2,600 Acres, No Containment

    Wildfire Near Yosemite Grows to 2,600 Acres, No Containment

    Firefighters will be working through the night, and into the morning, to gain control of a wildfire that is burning near Yosemite National Park for a second night.The El Portal Fire now covers 2,632 acres.Close to 600 firefighters are on site—and more are expected to arrive overnight.A stretch of Highway 120 remains closed from Crane Flat to the 120/140 Junction.Smoke from the fire, is now creeping into Yosemite Valley."You can barely make out El Capitan," said Ryan Green, who stopped at the ...More >>
    Firefighters will be working through the night, and into the morning, to gain control of a wildfire that is burning near Yosemite National Park for a second night.The El Portal Fire now covers 2,632 acres.Close to 600 firefighters are on site—and more are expected to arrive overnight.A stretch of Highway 120 remains closed from Crane Flat to the 120/140 Junction.Smoke from the fire, is now creeping into Yosemite Valley."You can barely make out El Capitan," said Ryan Green, who stopped at the ...More >>
  • Wildfire Near Yosemite Balloons to 2,100 Acres, Forces Road Closures

    Wildfire Near Yosemite Balloons to 2,100 Acres, Forces Road Closures

    A fire is burning near Yosemite National Park right now, threatening homes and forcing road closures.The fire started Saturday around 4:30 p.m. and now covers 500 acres.It is burning in the Merced Canyon, and has been named the “El Portal Fire.”The U.S. Forest Service reports that six homes have been evacuated, but more evacuations have been ordered to the town of Foresta, east of El Portal.The fire is moving in a North and East direction.So far, it has ordered the closure of Highway 120, bet...More >>
    A fire is burning near Yosemite National Park right now, threatening homes and forcing road closures.The fire started Saturday around 4:30 p.m. and now covers 500 acres.It is burning in the Merced Canyon, and has been named the “El Portal Fire.”The U.S. Forest Service reports that six homes have been evacuated, but more evacuations have been ordered to the town of Foresta, east of El Portal.The fire is moving in a North and East direction.So far, it has ordered the closure of Highway 120, bet...More >>

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