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Woman attacked, robbed of her dog at Visalia park

VISALIA, Calif. — A woman was brutally attacked by a group of people early Friday morning at a park in Visalia, according to police. Officers got a call from neighbors about a woman screaming for help at Fairview Park on Conyer Ave. around 2:45 a.m. When they arrived, police said they found a woman who had been stabbed in the neck.
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Woman stabbed in the neck, dog taken in Visalia, police say

VISALIA, Calif. – A woman says she was attacked and stabbed in the neck and her small brown dog was taken early Friday, according to Visalia Police officers. Police say they responded to a call at 2:45 a.m. of a woman screaming for help at Fairview Park. The victim says she was attacked by 4-6 people struck with a baseball bat, stabbed in the neck, and her dog was taken during the attack.

Farmersville police ask for help in case of missing child

Hall was last seen on May 29 around noon getting into a newer model, gray, Toyota sedan. She is approximately 5 feet tall, of a medium build and has hazel eyes. She is known to habitually change her appearance, but was last described as having short, red hair. This is...

Large marijuana bust after investigation and search warrant, police say

PARLIER, Calif. (FOX26) — A man has been arrested on multiple narcotics charges after a search warrant found large amounts of marijuana at a house in Parlier. The Reedley Police Department teamed up with the Fresno County Adult Compliance Team to carry out a search warrant on a house in the 300 block of Merced Street.
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Area Police Agencies Quickly Snap up Latest Academy Grads

Check out my other School Zone columns at Nancy Price’s School Zone Facebook page. Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims had kind of a homecoming Friday afternoon at the Fresno City College Basic Police Academy Completion Ceremony, which was held at CrossCity Church in northeast Fresno. Mims, who will retire...
L.A. Weekly

Zada Lynn Yaryan Killed in Crash on Highway 198 [Visalia, CA]

Traffic Accident on Mooney Boulevard Left Woman Killed. The crash happened on June 28th at around 3:30 p.m. at Mooney Boulevard, involving a Toyota Corolla and a Caltrans truck. Per initial reports, Yaryan veered off the road and struck the back of the truck that was parked on the shoulder...

One dead in shooting Thursday night in Parlier

PARLIER, Calif. (FOX26) — A young man is dead following a shooting late Thursday night in Parlier. The Parlier Police Department received a report of a shooting at a home on the 800 block of King St. near Newmark and Manning Avenues just before midnight. When police and EMS...

Valley air district urges people to go to firework shows, give up at-home shows

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District officials are urging Valley residents to attend community-sponsored firework events on the Fourth of July, citing air pollution concerns in the midst of what could be a crazy wildfire year.  Each year, particulate matter levels spike – four to five times higher than the federal standard...

Visalia seeks solutions to drive-thru deluge

VISALIA – The city council and planning commission are working to find a solution for drive-thru traffic build-ups at various fast-food franchises across Visalia. The topic of this issue was discussed in a joint meeting between the city council and planning commission on June 13. According to the agenda, there has been an observable increase in requests for the development of drive-thru buildings. This is most likely due to recent development proposals that will bring new shopping centers with sites dedicated to drive-thru usage, as also stated in the agenda.