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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...

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...

$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...

Robinson leads Fresno St. over New Mexico 82-77

Feb. 1, 2020 7:53 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Orlando Robinson had 20 points and 15 rebounds as Fresno State narrowly defeated New Mexico 82-77 on Saturday. Jarred Hyder had 15 points for Fresno State (8-14, 4-7 Mountain West Conference). Nate Grimes added 15 points and 13 rebounds. New Williams, who was second on the Bulldogs in...

In this Jan. 17, 2019, file photo, Rep. Jim Costa, D-Calif., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Costa is running for re-election to his seat in California's 16th Congressional District. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Some House challengers eager to push California further left

Feb. 1, 2020 11:50 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Costa is something of an outlier in liberal-minded California — a centrist Democrat who supported the Keystone XL pipeline and was one of the last holdouts to line up behind President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Costa has survived tough campaigns...

Darknet moderator pleads guilty to racketeering conspiracy

Jan. 28, 2020 7:05 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A moderator for AlphaBay — a defunct darknet site that authorities said was once the world's largest online marketplace for illegal drugs — has pleaded guilty in California to racketeering conspiracy. Bryan Connor Herrell, 25, of Colorado, entered the plea Monday to a...

Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig stands next to a photo of Kato Krow Perez, born in 2001, one of five infants believed to be killed by their father, during a news conference in Woodland, Calif., Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Paul Perez, the father of the infants, has been arrested in the decades-old killings of five of his infant children, a case the sheriff said had haunted his agency for years, the Yolo County Sheriff's Office said Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Father arrested in killings of 5 of his infant children

Jan. 28, 2020 12:36 AM EST

WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California father about to be freed from prison has been taken into custody in connection with the decades-old killings of five of his infant children in a case a sheriff said has haunted his agency for years. Paul Perez, 57, a convicted sex offender with a 20-year criminal...