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Blackwell carries Fresno St. past Air Force 71-62

Feb. 20, 2020 12:27 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Noah Blackwell tied his career high with a season-high 25 points as Fresno State topped Air Force 71-62 on Wednesday night. Orlando Robinson had 10 points for Fresno State (10-17, 6-10 Mountain West Conference). Jarred Hyder added six assists. Anthony Holland had 6 points and 11...

Merrill scores 24; Utah State beats Fresno State 71-59

Feb. 16, 2020 12:19 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Sam Merrill scored 24 points to lead Utah State to a 71-59 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night. Justin Bean added 15 points and 11 rebounds for Utah State (21-7, 10-5 Mountain West Conference), which has won seven of its last eight games. Diogo Brito had 10 points. Noah...

‘Credible’ allegations, but no charges for California priest

Feb. 14, 2020 9:54 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Despite “credible” allegations of sexual abuse against a central California priest, prosecutors said Friday that they are unable to file charges against him because the statute of limitations has expired. Monsignor Craig Harrison was placed on administrative leave from...

FILE - In this Spet.17, 2014 file photo a police vehicle reads the license plates of cars in a parking lot in San Marcos, Calif. A new report from the California Auditor's Office on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, found four law enforcement agencies in California are not following the law to protect the privacy of drivers monitored by automated license plate readers. The audit examined the Fresno Police Department, the Los Angeles Police Department, the Marin County Sheriff's Office and the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office. It found the departments do not have adequate policies in place to protect privacy, often storing images for longer than necessary and not ensuring the data is used appropriately. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull,File)

Audit criticizes privacy of some California police data

Feb. 13, 2020 4:47 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four police departments in California have compiled massive amounts of data while tracking drivers' movements through their jurisdictions, but a new audit says those agencies aren't following the law when it comes to protecting people's privacy. California Auditor Elaine Howle on...

Hart's career-high 30 leads Fresno State past San Jose State

Feb. 13, 2020 1:06 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Freshman guard Niven Hart scored a career-high 30 points, including 11 in overtime, as Fresno State defeated San Jose State 84-78 on Wednesday night. Hart, whose previous career high was 29 points against Colorado State last week, came off the bench to hit 3 of 6 3-pointers, 10 of...

FILE - This Oct. 9, 2019 file photo shows the high speed rail viaduct under construction over the San Joaquin River near Fresno, Calif. The California High-Speed Rail Authority is bumping its overall cost estimate for completing the rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles to more than $80 billion. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California bullet train cost rises by another $1 billion

Feb. 12, 2020 6:24 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) — The estimated cost to complete California’s high-speed rail line rose another $1.3 billion, to $80.3 billion, while construction is on schedule to meet a 2022 deadline to have about 20% of the track laid, according to a new business plan released Wednesday. The cost bump is...

$24M bail against alleged mastermind of party shooting

Feb. 5, 2020 2:28 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A judge in central California set a nearly $24-million bail for the alleged mastermind of a shooting at a party that left four men dead. Ger Lee, 27, was recently extradited to Fresno from Minnesota, where he was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder in the Nov. 17...

Carvacho's double-double leads Colorado St. past Fresno St.

Feb. 4, 2020 11:19 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Nico Carvacho led five players in double figures with 17 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Colorado State beat Fresno State 80-70 on Tuesday night. Isaiah Stevens scored 13, Kendle Moore and Adam Thistlewood added 12 apiece and David Roddy 11. The Rams (17-8, 8-4 Mountain West...

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks with supporters during a campaign stop in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Snubbing Iowa, Bloomberg charts his own path in 2020 contest

Feb. 3, 2020 7:08 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Iowa? Who cares. On the day the 2020 presidential election kicks off with the Iowa caucuses, Michael Bloomberg was half a continent and a leap of faith away in California, where the Democratic candidate sought to bring attention to a campaign that has forsworn early voting states...

In this Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 image from video, Fresno Police investigate a shooting in Fresno, Calif. Police say an argument about the Super Bowl led up to the shooting. A man shot during an argument over the Super Bowl has died in central California. Police say the suspect walked up to a home having a barbecue in Fresno on Saturday and started arguing with another man over the game. Investigators say the argument escalated and the suspect shot the victim in the abdomen with a makeshift weapon. KRON-TV reports the victim was taken to a hospital where he had surgery before he died. (Ashleigh Panoo/The Fresno Bee via AP)

Man dies after being shot during argument over Super Bowl

Feb. 3, 2020 12:30 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man shot during an argument over the Super Bowl has died in central California, police said Sunday. The suspect walked up to a home having a front-yard barbecue in Fresno on Saturday and started arguing with another man over the game, police Lt. Charlie Chamalbide said. The...