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Meth-Dealing Bulldog Gang Member Gets 21 Years in Prison

Filiberto “Beto” Chavez, a member of the Bulldogs street gang, was sentenced to 20 years, 10 months in prison Monday for conspiring to traffic in methamphetamine and prostitution. U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill issued the sentence in a Fresno court...

Muslim Youth Have a Place to Call Their Own at My Deen

Eighteen-year-old Salman Khan is outside shooting hoops with a handful of friends, some of them his buddies since elementary school. Like Khan, the other players are Muslim young men; their basketball "court" is in a parking lot behind My Deen (it's Arabic for...
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Feds Says They Caught Fresno Felon With a Machine Gun

A federal grand jury has indicted Walter Ryan Keith, 41, of Fresno, charging him with being a felon in possession of firearms and possession of a machine gun. According to court documents, after execution of a search warrant at his home on June 5, Keith was...