Composite image of Gov. Gavin Newsom and convicted murderer David Weidert

He Buried Fresno Man Alive. DA Urges Newsom to Deny Parole.

Gov. Jerry Brown twice blocked parole for the killer of a developmentally disabled Fresno man who was buried alive in 1980. Now the state Parole Board again has granted a parole date for David Weidert, who murdered 20-year-old Michael Morganti to cover up a...

Police ID Prime Suspect in 1996 Dorian Cold Case Murder

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says his department has identified the prime suspect in the 1996 rape and murder of Debbie Dorian. "Nickey Stane is every woman's nightmare. He appears to be a regular person. He is a sexual predator who has terrorized women t...
Composite photo of a handgun and downtown Fresno

What Is Advance Peace? Group’s Founder Explains.

On Monday, Fresno Mayor Lee Brand vetoed $200,000 earmarked by the city council in the 2019-20 budget for Advance Peace, an anti-gun violence initiative. Council members now have 30 days to attempt an override of the mayor's veto pen. The Advance Peace p...

Dyer, Janz and Smittcamp Meet. What Did They Talk About?

It was hardly the kind of meeting that could be kept a secret. Andrew Janz, who has announced he's running for Fresno mayor, and police chief Jerry Dyer, who is "strongly considering" jumping in, met with Fresno County District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp on Fr...