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Kaitlin Armstrong captured in Costa Rica; officials say she used a phony passport

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Kaitlin Armstrong, the woman accused of killing cyclist Moriah Wilson, was captured at a Costa Rica hostel Wednesday, over a month after the murder. U.S. Marshals worked with Homeland Security and authorities in Costa Rica to find her at the hostel on Santa Teresa Beach, which borders to Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Marshals Service announced Thursday. She will be deported and returned to the U.S.

Gofundme launched for Hesperia truck driver stabbed to death near Fresno

AVENAL, Calif. ( — A 51-year-old truck driver from Hesperia named Joe Madeira, was stabbed to death in a random attack after giving the suspect a ride. On June 25, 2022, Madeira was traveling through the Fresno area when he came across a stranded 21-year-old man later identified as Isaiah Harley, a resident of San Francisco, along the road.

Fresno man accused of using dead child’s identity for decades

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A Fresno man accused of assuming the identity of a child who died in 1950 has been arrested on a charge of passport fraud, according to federal authorities. Kenneth Laitman, 78, was arrested Thursday, more than a month after a grand jury indicted him, according to a release from the U.S. […]

Crime Stoppers Daily Most Wanted: Evelyn Mary Rodriguez

FRESNO, Calif. (FOX26) — Our Valley Crime Stoppers Daily Most Wanted is Evelyn Mary Rodriguez. Evelyn Rodriguez is wanted on a Felony Warrant of Stolen Vehicle. 28-year-old Rodriguez is 5' 1" tall, 125 lbs., and has red or auburn hair. If you know where Evelyn Rodriguez is hiding, call...

Police investigating a shooting in west-central Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A man was shot early Thursday morning in west-central Fresno, according to Fresno Police officers.  The shooting happened around 4:30 a.m. near Pacific and Napa avenues. Police say the victim was shot in the lower body and is cooperating with officers. Police say the area is not covered by ShotSpotter. If you have any […]
GV Wire

Fresno City Council Cuts Its Huge Pay Raise by Nearly Half

Pumping the brakes on a 69% pay raise, the Fresno City Council opted for a more modest pay bump. Instead of receiving a $55,000 raise all at once, the city council instead will receive smaller amounts paid incrementally throughout the next three years. Citing public feedback, the three city councilmembers...

IDENTIFIED: Man killed in Tower District fire named

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – The man killed in a house fire in Fresno’s Tower District this week was officially identified by the Fresno County Coroner’s Office on Thursday. Officials say 26-year-old Calvin Rodriguez died in the fire, in the area of Thorne and Dennet avenues, shortly after midnight on Wednesday. He lived in the home […]
L.A. Weekly

Jenny Ko Killed in Rear-End Crash on Interstate 5 [Firebaugh, CA]

Multi-Car Collision on Nees Avenue Left 53-Year-Old Woman Dead. According to the reports, the incident happened around 2:17 p.m. at the Interstate 5 Freeway at Nees Avenue. Furthermore, investigators said a gray Kia Optima, a red Ford Bronco, a white Honda Accord, and a 2016 Nissan Murano collided for reasons currently unknown.

Man gets life in prison for 2017 double murder in Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (FOX26) — A man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the Dec. 14, 2017 murders of two men near Woodward Lakes in Fresno. 26-year-old Gary Perry of Fresno was convicted of killing Brennen Fairhead and Scott Gaffney, as well as the attempted murder of Michael Rackley.

Support vehicles on the Oceano Dunes, win a trailer

The Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area has been under constant threat of closure which forced a grassroots organization, Friends of Oceano Dunes, to take up the challenge to defend their continued access. For over 20 years, Friends has been fighting the legal battle in the courts which is very costly.