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Erin Brooks Is Tulare County’s New Public Defender

VISALIA — Veteran attorney Erin Brooks takes over as the new Tulare County Public Defender on Sunday. The Tulare County Board of Supervisors announced on Tuesday that Brooks would succeed Lisa Bertolino-Muet...

Serial Fresno Felon Sentenced to Federal Prison

A felon with a history of fleeing police, 32-year-old Rudy Soto of Fresno is headed to federal prison for more than five years after his latest illegal escapade. U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd sentenced S...
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Merced Leaders Want To Make City Sparkle

The Merced City Council is making it easier for residents to beautify their city and get rid of large unwanted items such as old couches, mattresses, and appliances. On Monday, the council expanded the days ...

Unfiltered: New Tax Hike for Fresno

On this episode of GV Wire: Unfiltered, host Darius Assemi and co-hosts Mike Karbassi and Steve Brandau, discuss the status of the Measure P parks tax. A California appellate court, based in Fresno, recently ru...
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Bulldogs Gang Member Gets 4 Years in Federal Prison

A Fresno Bulldogs street gang member who fled police and crashed into another car in October is heading to federal prison for four years, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. U.S. District Judge Dale A. ...

Visalia Serial Rapist Sentenced to Life in Prison

A Tulare County Superior Court judge handed down a sentence of 480 years to life for serial rapist Tyrone Laveno Williams on Monday. Williams, 46, was convicted of rape and child molestation against three se...