First Fresno County COVID-19 Death Reported

The first death in Fresno County from the coronavirus was announced Friday afternoon by public health officials. "The best way that we can honor this person's legacy is to really redouble our efforts to fight this infection with what we know works." — Dr. R...

Hiker Dies in 300-Foot Fall From Madera County Ridge

MADERA — Authorities say a hiker fell about 300 feet to his death while hiking near Iceberg Lake in Madera County. The Madera County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday 53-year-old Terrence Casey, of Glendora, was crossing a ridgeline above the lake Sunday in the...
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Madera County Woman Pleads Guilty in Child Porn Case

A Madera County woman faces a minimum of 15 years in federal prison after she pleaded guilty Friday to the sexual exploitation of children. Ashley Maddox, 32, entered a guilty plea to one count of aiding and abetting the production of child pornography befo...