10 arrested for soliciting sex in exchange for money, police say

The Visalia Police Department said Tuesday that 10 individuals have been arrested for soliciting sex or other related activities in exchange for money. According to Visalia Police, detectives with the Tulare County Human Trafficking Task Force, along with other agencies, went undercover during an operation on July 22 and busted the following individuals:
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Man identified after fatal police chase in Clovis

CLOVIS, Calif. (FOX26) — The Clovis Police Department says they’ve identified the man who sped away from officers that resulted in a fatal accident. - Two dead after head-on crash near Kerman identified. According to Clovis PD, 48-year-old Charles McClough of Clovis led officers in a chase on July 12...
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Overturned big rig on Highway 99 causes traffic delays

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (FOX26) — CHP says a big rig driver lost control on the southbound side of Highway 99 under Bethel Avenue overpass, north of Kingsburg. At least one or two lanes were closed for several hours while Caltrans cleaned up. The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. It is...

Man hospitalized following shooting in Fresno, police say

FRESNO, California. (KSEE/KGPE) – A man was shot and injured in front of a home in Fresno on Tuesday night, according to the Fresno Police Department. Around 10 p.m., officers were called out to the area of Pitt and Clovis avenues after it was reported that someone had been shot.
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COVID is surging again in California. How CDC’s indoor mask guidance will affect the state

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued new guidance saying people should once again wear masks in indoor public settings, regardless of vaccination status, in areas with elevated levels of COVID-19 spread — a classification applying to a vast majority of California by population, including the entire Sacramento region.

Man arrested for attacking two people with an axe in Visalia, police say

VISALIA, California. (KSEE/KGPE) – A man was arrested Monday evening after officers say he struck two people with an axe, according to the Visalia Police Department. Just after 5 p.m., officers responded to the area of Parkview Avenue and Court Street after it was reported that an assault with a deadly weapon was in progress.
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World’s Biggest Bounce House is Fresno-Bound, and It’s Open to Grown-ups

Bounce houses aren’t just for little kids at neighborhood birthday parties, as Fresno will find out again in a few months. Big Bounce America’s bouncy castle, certified by the Guinness Book of Word Records as the world’s largest bounce house, is one of four large inflatables on a nationwide tour and scheduled to be in Fresno Oct. 1-3.