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Los Angeles police arrest suspect in Fresno double killing

Jan. 19, 2022 12:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man sought in the killings of his grandfather and mother in Fresno was captured in Los Angeles, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said. Rahmad Kerel Parke, 25, was picked up by Los Angeles police on Jan. 15 after Fresno detectives followed up on a tip that he...

Stroud scores 14 to carry Fresno St. over Utah St. 61-54

Jan. 19, 2022 01:24 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Deon Stroud came off the bench to score 14 points to carry Fresno State to a 61-54 win over Utah State on Tuesday night, the Bulldogs' ninth consecutive home victory. Anthony Holland had 13 points for Fresno State (13-4, 3-1 Mountain West Conference). Orlando...

Police shoot, kill man with hammer at California museum

Jan. 14, 2022 20:50 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police shot and killed a 34-year-old man who broke into a museum Thursday in California’s San Joaquin Valley and charged at the officers with a hammer, authorities said. Edgar Morfin Mendoza was pronounced dead at the scene after two officers opened fire at...

Robinson carries Fresno St. past San Jose St. 79-59

Jan. 12, 2022 00:39 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Orlando Robinson had a season-high 31 points plus 12 rebounds as Fresno State extended its home win streak to eight games, easily defeating San Jose State 79-59 on Tuesday night. Anthony Holland scored a career-high 20 points and had 11 rebounds for Fresno...

California officer shoots police K-9 after dog attacks him

Jan. 04, 2022 20:59 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A central California police officer fatally shot a K-9 officer on Tuesday after the dog bit him while he was taking the animal to be euthanized, authorities said. Odin, a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, had worked for the Fresno Police Department for three years...

Authorities: Police shoot man after he stabs K-9

Jan. 03, 2022 20:12 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police shot and wounded a man in California’s San Joaquin Valley on Sunday after he repeatedly stabbed a law enforcement dog, authorities said. Gabriel Mata, 27, had been wanted for multiple felonies, including domestic violence offenses and weapons charges,...

California prosecutors warn of surge in deadly DUI crashes

Dec. 22, 2021 21:06 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in seven California counties warned Wednesday that they are seeing a rapid rise in deadly DUI crashes just as people begin socializing for the holidays and planning New Year's Eve outings. Traffic fatalities jumped 15% statewide, comparing the...

'We have stock': Smaller stores aim for last-minute shoppers

Dec. 22, 2021 03:03 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After a wearying nearly two years of the pandemic, independent retailers are cautiously hoping their holiday seasons will be bright, despite the challenges this year ranging from supply chain snags to shortages of hot holiday items. Many businesses ordered...

Robinson scores 18 to carry Fresno St. over Cal Poly 83-48

Dec. 18, 2021 00:57 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Orlando Robinson posted 18 points as Fresno State won its seventh consecutive home game, easily beating Cal Poly 83-48 on Friday night. Junior Ballard had 18 points for Fresno State (9-2). Jemarl Baker added 12 points. Jordan Campbell had 10 points. ...

Column: Bowl season back to normal, why to watch them all

Dec. 14, 2021 12:57 PM EST

To be frank, last year's bowl season felt a little sad. A bunch of bowls were canceled by the pandemic even before the matchups were set. More had to be called off on relatively short notice. Teams decided to pass on playing in a bowl altogether after rocky seasons. Fans were...