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Fresno State holds off Nevada for 34-32 win

Oct. 23, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Jake Haener threw for 256 yards and two touchdowns, Jordan Mims ran for 134 yards and a touchdown and Fresno State beat Nevada 34-32 on Saturday. Down 34-26, Nevada's Carson Strong threw a 12-yard scoring pass to Cole Turner to cut the deficit to...

Kids in California county care sleeping on floor in building

Oct. 17, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A central California county executive has pledged immediate changes after a news report revealed that vulnerable children removed from their families were living in deplorable conditions inside an office building — sleeping on conference tables, eating fast food and...

Officer hospitalized since 2016, from jail shooting, dies

Oct. 14, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A central California corrections officer who had been hospitalized after a 2016 shooting in the lobby of Fresno County's main jail succumbed to his injuries and died Tuesday. Toamalama Scanlan, 46, died at Kindred Hospital in Paramount in Los...

Changed race, familiar result: Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon

Oct. 11, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With fall foliage replacing the blooming daffodils and mylar blankets sharing space with masks, the pandemic-delayed Boston Marathon returned Monday after a 30-month absence for a smaller, socially distanced race that ended in a very familiar way. Benson...

Mom awarded $5M settlement accused of buying guns for gang

Oct. 08, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California woman who recently won a $4.9 million settlement after for the police killing of her 16-year-old son has been arrested on suspicion of using some of the money to buy guns for her younger son and his fellow gang members, authorities announced Friday. ...

Doctor arrested in hit and run that killed nurse near Fresno

Oct. 06, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A cardiologist suspected in a hit-and-run that killed a nurse who had stopped to help a crash victim on a highway was arrested after a months-long investigation aided by an anonymous tip, authorities said. James Leonard Comazzi, 68, was arrested...

Thompson-Robinson leads No. 24 UCLA past Stanford 35-24

Sep. 25, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — When the game was on the line, Dorian Thompson-Robinson wasn't going to allow UCLA to lose. Thompson threw a tiebreaking 75-yard TD pass early in the fourth quarter and came back from a banged-up shoulder to throw a clinching touchdown late that...

Fresno ordered to pay $1M to Uber driver hit by city bus

Sep. 25, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno has been ordered to pay $1 million to an Uber driver who was rear-ended by a city bus six years ago. A jury awarded the money on Tuesday to Reza Mohammadi, who had two back surgeries following the 2015 collision on State Route 41, the...

Haener rallies No. 22 Fresno State to 38-30 win over UNLV

Sep. 25, 2021 02:45 AM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — When the game was on the line, Fresno State kept going to a familiar formula. Jake Haener threw four TD passes in the second half to Jalen Cropper and No. 22 Fresno State rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat winless UNLV 38-30 on Friday night....

Stanford returns home to take on No. 24 UCLA

Sep. 23, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

No. 24 UCLA (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12) at Stanford (2-1, 1-0), Saturday at 3 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Networks). Line: UCLA by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: UCLA leads 46-43-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...