The Great Fresno Cop Debate: 1,000 or 900 Officers?

When he campaigned for mayor two years ago, Lee Brand often cited 1,000 sworn officers as the goal for the Fresno Police Department. Listen to any of his recent speeches, like during a recent campaign fundraiser, and his goal remains 1,000 officers. Does Ch...

Who Is No. 1 Among Fresno’s Top 2017 Newsmakers?

  Opinion by Bill McEwen Let's start with this: You won't totally agree with this list of the people who defined Fresno in 2017. Some folks might not agree with a single selection. That's OK. In fact, you might be able to com...

Dyer: Shooter Not a Terrorist, But He is a Racist

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer delivered a news conference on Wednesday, one day after Kori Ali Muhammad allegedly shot and killed three men in downtown Fresno. Muhammad is also accused of killing a Motel 6 security guard last week. Dyer started by displaying ...