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3 wounded in shooting outside Fresno convenience store

Jan. 16, 2020 10:07 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are searching for suspects after a drive-by shooting outside a Fresno convenience store left three people wounded. KSEE/KGPE TV stations reported Thursday that the shooting happened in front of the Fast Strip convenience store just before midnight. According to Fresno...

San Diego State's Trey Pulliam drives next to Fresno State's Jordan Campbell, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fresno, Calif., Tuesday Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gary Trey Pulliam

Flynn, Wetzell lead No. 7 San Diego State past Fresno State

Jan. 15, 2020 9:29 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — San Diego State won’t make any scoring highlight reels with games like its one against Fresno State, yet the Aztecs might make it deep into the NCAA Tournament. In a contest in which they had no 3-point game, the No. 7 Aztecs relied on a suffocating defense to shut down Fresno...

Parole denied for man who buried California victim alive

Jan. 10, 2020 10:01 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom has blocked parole for the killer of a developmentally disabled California man who was buried alive, it was announced Friday. Newsom on Thursday reversed an August decision by a state panel to grant parole to David Weidert, the Fresno County district attorney...

Williams, Robinson power Fresno State past San Jose State

Jan. 4, 2020 9:49 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — New Williams scored a career-high 32 points and Orlando Robinson had a double-double as Fresno State topped San Jose State 79-64 on Saturday. Robinson had 23 points and 14 rebounds, Anthony Holland added 12 points and Aguir Agau had six rebounds for the Bulldogs (5-10, 1-3 Mountain...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019 file photo police work at the scene of a shooting in southeast Fresno, Calif. Police in California announced Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, they have arrested six suspected gang members in the shooting deaths of four men last month at a backyard gathering of family and friends. (Larry Valenzuela/The Fresno Bee via AP,File)

6 arrested in killings of 4 men at California backyard party

Jan. 3, 2020 2:10 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police in California announced Tuesday that they have arrested six suspected gang members in the shooting deaths of four men last month at a backyard gathering of family and friends that they believed was a rival gang's party. The victims were killed Nov. 17 when gunmen entered the...

Man held for alleged Northern California highway rampage

Jan. 2, 2020 9:33 PM EST

DOS PALOS, Calif. (AP) — A man who may have been high on methamphetamine smashed into eight cars on two Northern California freeways on New Year’s Day, repeatedly ramming some and injuring three people before plunging his pickup truck into an irrigation ditch and breaking into a home, the California...

7 charged in California party shooting that killed 4

Jan. 2, 2020 9:07 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Seven gang members were charged Thursday in state and federal court in the shooting deaths of four men at a backyard party in California, prosecutors said. The victims were killed Nov. 17 when gunmen entered the yard of a Fresno home through an unlocked gate and used semiautomatic...

San Diego State guard Malachi Flynn (22) goes to the basket as Fresno State guard Anthony Holland (25) looks on during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in San Diego. San Diego won 61-52. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez)

No. 13 San Diego State beats Fresno State to stay undefeated

Jan. 1, 2020 5:56 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Undefeated and 13th-ranked San Diego State passed the first test of its toughest stretch of the season when it outlasted old friend Justin Hutson and undermanned Fresno State. Malachi Flynn scored 16 points and Matt Mitchell had 15 for SDSU, which beat the Bulldogs 61-52 Wednesday to...

Detectives search for California shooting victim’s tenants

Jan. 1, 2020 2:56 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A central California man died after being shot at his home and investigators want to talk to a couple that live at the residence, authorities said. Detectives are also searching for a missing car rented by the victim, Alphonso Durazo, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office said...

Newsom offers rewards to solve Sacramento, Fresno cold cases

Dec. 31, 2019 1:03 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is offering two $50,000 rewards for information leading to arrests and convictions in two unsolved murders in Sacramento and Fresno. Newsom's office announced the rewards Monday in the 2015 shooting of Anthony Barajas, 20, who was shot while sitting in...