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Motorcyclist killed in Fresno County crash identified as Parlier High School teacher  KFSN-TV

Summer is proving dangerous for motorcyclists after five deadly crashes in just eleven days.

Parlier High teacher on motorcycle killed in multi-vehicle crash near Easton  Fresno Bee

A motorcyclist was killed early Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in a multi-vehicle crash near Easton south of Fresno, the California Highway Patrol reported.

High school student launches program to honor Parlier veterans  KFSN-TV

A 17-year-old high school student has taken it on herself to hang military banners honoring Parlier's veterans in the city's downtown area. A total of 26 banners ...

Parlier High basketball coach, arrested on sex charges, out on bail  KFSN-TV

PARLIER, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Parlier High School basketball coach arrested for having sex with a minor this weekend is out on bail. Francisco Pena, 37, faces ...

Fresno County district ‘victim blaming’ student who accused coach of abuse, attorney says  Fresno Bee

An attorney representing a former student who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a Parlier Unified School District basketball coach is accusing the district of ...

She was 15 and a virgin. The basketball coach was 37 and pursued her. Now she’s suing  Fresno Bee

A lawsuit in Fresno County Superior Court details how former Parlier High basketball coach got in trouble with the law in May 2016.

Real lock-down comes amid training for school threats  KFSN-TV

PARLIER, Calif. (KFSN) -- Parlier High School hosted an active shooter training today and got a very real surprise in the process. As the training started, actual ...

Police say teen ran over the boy. Trial will probe whether school district is to blame  Fresno Bee

A civil trial that begins Tuesday blames Parlier Unified School District for the death of 9-year-old Diego Estrada, who was run over by an unlicensed teen driver.

Parlier High basketball coach, Francisco Pena, arrested on sex charges  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Parlier police confirm they arrested Parlier Unified employee Francisco Pena on Saturday on charges of having sex with a minor and ...

Police arrest 1 in murder of teen in Selma  KFSN-TV

A Parlier teen was gunned down leaving a party two years ago and now investigators say they have a solid case against the suspect.

Parlier High coach admits crime, fights sex offender registration  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A former Parlier High School basketball coach has admitted to statutory rape, but he's fighting the possible punishment of registering ...

He murdered a popular coach over trash on his property. The judge called him a ‘coward’  The Fresno Bee

A sentencing hearing for a convicted killer began Friday with a prayer to God in honor of the murdered victim, popular Parlier youth football coach Arthur Gomez ...

Accused killer told judge he didn’t want to attend his trial. Jury convicted him anyway  The Fresno Bee

An accused killer who threw two tantrums during his Fresno Superior Court trial was convicted in absentia Thursday afternoon of first-degree murder in the 2014 ...

Parlier's Luis Bolaños finds an escape in soccer  Vida en el Valle

The final, winning goal would have been a fitting ending for Parlier High School scoring leader Luis Bolaños. That was nearly the case for Parlier in a double ...

Push for young minority voters reaches into high school  Los Angeles Times

Various groups are pushing hard to register record numbers of young minority voters, emphasizing the importance of getting their voices heard.

Parlier family upset after accused molester wont spend more time in jail after confessing to crime  KFSN-TV

PARLIER, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Valley family is upset that a man accused of molesting a nine-year-old Parlier girl won't spend any more time in jail for his crime, ...

Neighbors’ dispute over trash led to 2014 killing, prosecutor says in murder trial  The Fresno Bee

A trial began Wednesday in Fresno, CA, Superior Court for a Parlier man accused of shooting his neighbor in a dispute over trash. The victim was Arthur Gomez ...

Parlier boy dies in crash involving an unlicensed driver

An underage driver is being blamed for a deadly crash that's taken the life of a 9-year-old little boy.

3 young men shot at Parlier park

PARLIER, Calif. (KFSN) -- Right after the lights automatically went off at a Parlier park Sunday night, investigators say several suspects armed with guns shot ...

Parlier teen left to bury mother, raise sisters after sudden death

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- There is a tremendous outpouring of support for a Parlier teenager who is pushing for custody of her two sisters after their mother ...

11th annual Lindsay Passing Tournament | Photos  Porterville Recorder

The Lindsay High School Passing tournament took place Saturday, June 1, 2019, with over 25 teams participating including Lindsay, Strathmore, Granite Hills, ...

Two events frame California educational crisis  CALmatters

Two back-to-back events last month frame California's educational conundrum. A Superior Court judge in Los Angeles County rebuffed efforts by state schools ...

Taco Truck Throwdown 9 returning to Chukchansi Park  KFSN-TV

Mark your calendars! Taco Truck Throwdown 9 is happening August 17th at Chukchansi Park.

Judge rules Parlier man will stand trial for shooting neighbor  Fresno Bee

A Parlier man will stand trial in the shooting death of his unarmed neighbor, a judge ruled Wednesday in Fresno County Superior Court. Judge Hilary Chittick ...

Woman pulled over for possible DUI runs onto Hwy 99, hit and killed by car  KFSN-TV

During the traffic stop, the 26-year-old, Carol Sanchez, tried to run away from the scene and was struck by a car on Highway 99. She was pronounced dead at ...

Several arrested and 17 guns seized in connection with deadly shooting at Porterville bar  KFSN-TV

The Porterville Police Department has seized 17 guns and made several arrests in connection to a deadly bar shooting.

Turtle crashes through South Carolina driver's windshield on the highway  KFSN-TV

"I still don't understand the exact angle of that tire, for it to just fling into my windshield," the driver said.

UPDATE: Missing Clovis teen returns home  KFSN-TV

17-year-old Jayden Berton-Lawton was last seen walking near Shaw and Villa Avenues at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, according to police.

9-foot alligator found in Florida family's swimming pool  KFSN-TV

Everybody wants to hang out at the house with the swimming pool.

One killed, three injured in head-on crash north of Atwater  KFSN-TV

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a head-on crash that killed one person and injured several others. The call came in around 6 a.m. Thursday ...

Dairy Queen celebrating first day of spring with free ice cream  KFSN-TV

Wednesday, March 20 is the first day of spring and you can celebrate with free ice cream.

New details released on deadly officer-involved shooting in Downtown Fresno  KFSN-TV

For more than seven hours crime scene tape lined the home at Stanislaus and B Street where a crisis situation escalated to a deadly officer-involved shooting.

'Grey's Anatomy' star James Pickens, Jr. hosts 10th annual charity roping event at Clovis Rodeo  KFSN-TV

Pickens, Jr. says coming to the Clovis Rodeo has become a tradition and a staple of his foundation.

Selma candidates answer questions | Selma Enterprise  Hanford Sentinel

SELMA – As the Nov. 6 General Election approaches, we've asked candidates seeking spots on the Selma City Council and Selma Unified School Board to ...

Bodybuilders lose, add weight in preparation for Fresno Classic  Vida en el Valle

Lilianna Castellanos and Silvestre Robles have been going in opposite directions for the last few years.

Youth in California's Central Valley are reclaiming region's activist roots  EdSource

Decades after civil rights icons Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta brought worldwide attention to the plight of farm workers in California's Central Valley, a new ...

He admitted to one huge mistake. But he didn’t want to be branded a sex offender for life  Fresno Bee

Lifetime registration as a sex offender could finally end for many charged with lesser crimes under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Friday.

Nashville Predators to face Dallas Stars in 2020 Winter Classic  KFSN-TV

The Nashville Predators will face the Dallas Stars in the 2020 Winter Classic at the Cotton Bowl, while the Los Angeles Kings will play the Colorado Avalanche ...

Winners Set for Nationals as JROTC Regional Championships Conclude  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Cadets from Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force JROTC programs assembled on the firing lines of the Civilian Marksmanship Program's (CMP) air ranges...

Pedestrian killed by vehicle in Central Fresno; investigation underway  KFSN-TV

It happened near Clinton and Weber at around 10:45 p.m..

Childrens Musical Theaterworks performs 'Annie' in Downtown Fresno  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. -- Young actors with Childrens Musical Theaterworks are performing for the first time since renewing their agreement with the City of Fresno.

Former Fresno Unified teacher testifies, admits to sexual relationship with 13-year-old  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Pregnant and on trial, former Tenaya Middle school teacher Justine Nelson arrived at court on Thursday for her second day on the ...

Kingsburg boys soccer win Fowler Tournament | Sports  Hanford Sentinel

The Kingsburg Vikings boys soccer team won the 2014 Fowler Tournament defeating Parlier High School 4-1 in penalty kicks on Dec. 13 to win the title.

4-alarm fire destroys North Fresno business  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- About 15 minutes after he left his store Monday evening, Yahya Yaghmour got a call from his alarm company. But the motion detected ...

Good Samaritans rescue newborn baby left in California dumpster  KFSN-TV

Authorities say Good Samaritans have rescued a newborn baby who was left inside a Stockton dumpster in scorching heat.

Sheriff: Tulare County man arrested for possession, distributing child pornography

After a three-month investigation, a Tulare County man is behind bars after detectives say he possessed and distributed child pornography.

'It was bam, bam, bam:' Neighbor describes shooting in Tollhouse, feud with suspect accused of shooting deputy  KFSN-TV

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office has identified the man accused of shooting and injuring a deputy as Michael James Congdon, 57, of Fresno.

Fresno vice principal, who allegedly made racist remark, returns to work

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Fresno vice principal recorded on a student's cellphone making a racial remark has returned to work with the school district.

Save Mart Center announces Fleetwood Mac coming to Fresno  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Save Mart Center has announced that legendary band Fleetwood Mac will be coming to Fresno! The tour is set to kick off in ...

Madera County detectives continue search for mother of abandoned newborn  KFSN-TV

MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- The evidence remains at the exact spot a newborn was found Monday around 4 a.m., crying on the double yellow lines of a ...

Ibrahimovic says he's still better than Vela 'by far'  KFSN-TV

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said he is "by far" still the best player in MLS even compared to LAFC's Carlos Vela.

One injured in deputy-involved shooting south of Hanford  KFSN-TV

The Kings County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deputy-involved shooting south of Hanford.

Deputies search for gunman who fired shots at Cherry Avenue Auction  KFSN-TV

Chaos erupted after a shooting at the Cherry Avenue Auction sent patrons running in fear.

Reward increased to find killer that left Fresno man in alley to die  KFSN-TV

53-year-old Ernesto Hernandez was found on Feb. 24 in a Central Fresno alley just a few steps away from his home.

Fuhgettaboutit: Ibra angry after bicycle-kick goal  KFSN-TV

Zlatan Ibrahimovic said his spectacular bicycle-kick goal should be forgotten "as soon as possible" after the Galaxy slumped to a 2-1 home loss.

Official: Fires that broke out blocks from each other may be arson  KFSN-TV

Two suspicious fires that broke out overnight just two blocks away from each other are being investigated as possible arson.

Tulare County Sheriff's Office to seek criminal charges after deadly boating crash on Kings River  KFSN-TV

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Tulare County Sheriff's Office announced today that they are seeking criminal charges in relation to a deadly boating ...

Tulare DA: Army National Guard member molested student in classroom, car  KFSN-TV

The Tulare County District Attorney's Office charged the former Porterville Military Academy instructor and member of the California Army National Guard with 28 ...

Fresno motorcycle rider found dead had been missing for over a week  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said a missing man was found dead after, they believe, he drove his motorcycle through the end ...

Fresno officers want your help to find 2 robbers who stole from a Subway in Easton  KFSN-TV

The restaurant has been open since 2007 and has been robbed at least three times.

Grants help fuel business growth in Fresno  KFSN-TV

At Heartbeat Boxing near Downtown Fresno, there's no shortage of quick feet, fast punches and passion.

Speeding driver who caused major Hwy 180 rollover crash arrested on suspicion of DUI  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A driver who caused a 7-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 180 Sunday night has been arrested for suspicion of DUI. We're #live at ...

FAX bus, 4 cars involved in serious accident in northeast Fresno  KFSN-TV

According to police, the bus driver got distracted by talking to a passenger, then ran a red light.

Deputies identify dead man found in Tulare County ponding basin  KFSN-TV

UPDATE: The man pulled from a ponding basin in Tulare County has been identified.

4 people detained in connection to two overnight robberies in Fresno  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Four people have been detained in connection to two overnight robberies in Fresno, police say. The first robbery occured a little after ...

"We're playing beer pong": New evidence from investigation into Clovis Unified vice principal death  KFSN-TV

New evidence has emerged about what the driver and his girlfriend did before and after hitting and killing popular Clovis Unified vice principal Gavin Gladding ...

Photos of the week: April 9-15 | Gallery |  Hanford Sentinel

Sierra Pacific No. 2 singles player JC Roa returns a shot in an East Sequoia League singles match against Lindsay on Friday. Sierra Pacific won 9-0 and ...

Fresno domestic violence escalates to dangerous swatting call  KFSN-TV

A phony call to 911 put a Fresno County family in extreme danger last weekend as an alleged domestic violence situation escalated to a swatting situation.

More victims of Fresno priest come forward to police  KFSN-TV

Detectives are now investigating to see if they can add additional charges to the case against Jose Serna who is accused in a series of sex crimes.

Woman killed, man injured in early morning crash in Fresno County  KFSN-TV

A woman was killed and man was injured in an early morning crash in Fresno County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Smoke from wildfires and 4th of July causing air officials to issue health warning  KFSN-TV

Fireworks impact air quality, that combined with smoke coming into the Valley from Northern California wildfires, and the Lions Fire near Mammoth Lakes is a ...

Pet overpopulation in the valley and how one city is becoming a no-kill community  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- For many people in the Central Valley, pets are like family. But one man deals with the dark reality when those pets aren't wanted ...

Helicopter rescue goes awry in Arizona  KFSN-TV

Dramatic video shows a helicopter rescue that went awry in Phoenix on Tuesday.

New Fresno program is getting kids to school on the weekend  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- On a foggy Saturday morning at Centennial Elementary School, classrooms are filling up with students. This is not detention, so it is ...

Funeral services announced for Phia Vang, Fresno officer killed in wrong-way crash  KFSN-TV

The blue and white flowers are ready for a final farewell to a Fresno Police Officer who spent 26 years serving the community on various beats.

'Nothing could prepare me for what I've seen': witness recalls seeing 8-year-old get hit by train  KFSN-TV

The mother of an 8-year-old girl killed by a train was arrested on child neglect charges, police said on Tuesday.

7 dead in New Hampshire collision with several motorcycles, pickup truck  KFSN-TV

The crash involved members of Marine JarHeads MC, a motorcycle club in New England that includes Marines and their spouses.

Fresno County extends ban on growing, selling outdoor marijuana  KFSN-TV

Fresno County has extended its ban on outdoor marijuana growing and commercial sales.

Woman expected to survive after boyfriend stabs her 16 times in Southeast Fresno  KFSN-TV

Fresno Police advises all domestic abuse victims to report the very first incident because more will likely to follow if the suspect isn't quickly arrested.

Basketball tournament in memory of Jesse Lujan Jr.  Hanford Sentinel

The memory of former Selma High basketball player Jesse Lujan Jr. will live on in the inaugural Jesse Lujan Jr. Memorial Basketball Tournament Jan. 2-5, 2013 ...

Canada's 'Free Willy' bill would ban whale, dolphin captivity  KFSN-TV

The House of Commons in Canada passed a bill that would make it illegal to hold whales, dolphins and porpoises captive.

Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy involved in shooting  KFSN-TV

A deputy fired at a man standing on a driveway with a knife and acting irrationally, authorities say.

Barack Obama Highway: Stretch of 134 Freeway officially renamed after former president  KFSN-TV

A portion of the 134 Freeway has officially been renamed after former U.S. President Barack Obama.

Check out these stunning images of the aurora borealis shining across the country

People across the country were able to capture stunning images of the aurora borealis on Monday.

Hanford Police identify suspect arrested for officer-involved shooting  KFSN-TV

The Hanford Police Department has released the name of the man they arrested in an officer-involved shooting on Wednesday afternoon.

Trial continues for man facing charges for 2016 murder of Hoover High student  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The trial continued for Lorenzo Anderson, a man facing murder charges for the 2016 murder of a Hoover High School student.

Fifth teen arrested in Visalia drug deal murder, three teens arraigned  KFSN-TV

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- A fifth teenager has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old over the weekend. The 15-year-old is believed to ...

UPDATE: Missing Madera County mother voluntarily left 4-month-old child, deputies say  KFSN-TV

Madera County Sheriff's deputies are now recommending charges against 29-year-old Madera County mother once thought to have disappeared under ...

Good news! This year's Thanksgiving meal will be the cheapest in years  KFSN-TV

The cost of turkeys will go down, thanks to a bigger supply of the fowl this year, which will make Thanksgiving cheaper.

Fresno City College student body president pleads not guilty to sex charges  KFSN-TV

The criminal complaint alleges Washington who is 25, performed a sex act, oral copulation, on a 17-year-old girl who was unable to give consent because she ...

Valley Oak Elementary student arrested after threatening posts  KFSN-TV

Police say a 12-year-old girl is facing life-changing criminal charges after posting on Instagram, threatening to kill her classmates at Valley Oak Elementary ...

Club One Casino owner saves kitten trapped in a manhole  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Downtown Fresno casino owner took a gamble this week when he rescued a kitten trapped in a manhole. The small orange kitten ...

Porterville police officer arrested for annoying or molesting a minor resigned following arrest  KFSN-TV

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KFSN) -- UPDATE - The Porterville Police Department announced Sergeant Wayne Martin, the officer arrested for annoying or molesting ...

Hanford man arrested for molesting 11-year old stepchild  KFSN-TV

A Hanford man is under arrest, accused of molesting an 11-year old family member.

City of Fresno announces new watering schedule  KFSN-TV

There is a new two-day watering schedule for the City of Fresno.

Second Chances: 'I survived jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge'  KFSN-TV

Meet two men with an incredible connection. They jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge, and survived. Both say the moment their fingers left the railing, they felt ...

Selma High School student dead after shooting

Family members say 14-year-old Cesar Perez Mendoza was shot right outside his family's apartment. He was a freshman at Selma High School.

Suspected arsonist arrested after fire at Super Target in Atwater  KFSN-TV

ATWATER, Calif. (KFSN) -- Jaime Rojas has been arrested after police say he set a fire inside the Super Target store in Atwater Tuesday night. Hours later ...

Made in the Valley: Nicholson & Company custom hats  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Custom hat maker Keryn Nicholson, of Nicholson & Co, is steaming and distressing her latest hat made by hand right here in the ...

New clues in murder of mother and daughter  KFSN-TV

Fresno County Sheriff's deputies are narrowing down a time frame and a suspect in the murder of a mother and daughter last December.

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