Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

South Valley Man Arrested for Marketing Herbal Mixtures as COVID Treatment

A Porterville man has been arrested on charges that he fraudulently marketed and sold herbal mixtures as FDA approved treatments for COVID-19. Huu Tieu, 58, is charged with mail fraud and introducing a misbranded drug into interstate commerce with the intent to defraud. A grand jury indicted Tieu on July 9...

Porterville Duo Face 20 Years in Minnesota Highway Drug Bust

Two Porterville men are in a Minnesota jail facing felony drug charges after a state trooper discovered nearly 40 pounds of marijuana during a search of their vehicle. Norberto Beltran-Corrales, 26, and James Kaykeo, 25, were stopped November 8 for traffic violations on Interstate 90, The Globe news site reports....

Tulare County Mom Accused of Drowning Son Pleads Not Guilty

PORTERVILLE — A Strathmore woman has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder charges in the drowning her 12-year-old son and attempting drowning of her 7-year-old boy. A judge denied bail Wednesday for Sherri Renee Telnas at her arraignment. She was prosecuted a decade ago in Montana for trying...