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Activists Call for Federal Investigation into Fresno Police

At times, Christina Pauline Lopez, overcome with the emotion of the moment, hid her face behind a sign depicting images of her son. Lopez was among the protesters at the Robert Coyle Federal Courthouse in downtown Fresno on Monday night decrying the 2017 sh...

Dyer Celebrated, Unveiled in Sculpture Form

For more than an hour, Jerry Dyer endured jokes and good-natured ribbing directed his way. Although not officially called a roast, an event at the Fresno fairgrounds honoring the outgoing Fresno police chief...
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Drug Dealer Shot by Fresno Police Gets 10 Years in Prison

What happens when you're dealing meth at a Fresno apartment complex, try to flee police on a bicycle, ditch the bike and pull out a gun? If you are 38-year-old Bert Harris, you are shot in the hip by a police officer and, nearly two years later, get 10 year...
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Want a Police Escort? You Can Get One Wednesday Morning.

Here's your chance to brag about having a Fresno police escort to City Hall. Without handcuffs. Central Valley Bike Month kicks off Wednesday morning with the 18th annual Mall2Hall Ride from three starting pointing points. Your Pick of Three Starting Po...
Portrait of Fresno Police Officer Phia Vang, who was killed by a wrong-way driver

Wrong-Way Driver Kills Fresno Police Officer Phia Vang

Fresno police have identified veteran officer Phia Vang, 48, as one of the victims in a double fatal traffic collision that occurred early Monday evening at Freeway 180 and McCall Avenue. Vang was driving home from work at about 5 p.m. when a wrong-way driv...