CRMC Nurse Dies From COVID-19 After 46 Days in Hospital

Oliver Isleta, 58, a registered nurse in the Community Regional Medical Center telemetry unit died Tuesday after a long battle with COVID-19. He leaves behind a wife of 27 years, and a 13-year-old son — both in the Philippines. Isleta hoped to become a U.S....
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First Kings County COVID-19 Death Reported

The first coronavirus death in Kings County was reported Saturday evening by public health officials. “The county is deeply saddened by this loss to COVID-19, and extends our condolences to the family for th...
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Williams Honors Kobe With Tattoo, Leads Bulldogs to Victory

Two days after his hero, Kobe Bryant, died in a helicopter crash, an inspired New Williams scored 25 points to lead Fresno State to a 79-68 victory at Air Force on Tuesday night. Williams paid tribute to the late Los Angeles Lakers legend with a new Mamba t...
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California Man Sentenced to Death for Killing Family of 4

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California man was sentenced to death Tuesday for the 10-year-old killings of a family of four whose bodies were found buried in shallow graves in the California desert. “I loved Joseph. He was a big part of my life and my family’s ...