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Central Valley fight promoters arrested in Northern California

UPPER LAKE, LAKE COUNTY – 5 men and a 17-year-old from the California Central Valley area were arrested traveling through Upper Lake in preparation for a big fighting match. The problem was they were headed for a cockfight, an illegal match that pits artificially armed roosters against each other in battles to the death. On Sunday night, at 8:40 ...Full Article

Two Suspects Arrested for Arson at Yosemite Lakes Park

A man and a woman were arrested and put in jail Tuesday night in connection to a series of arson fires in the Yosemite Lakes Park area. The couple, ...Full Article

California Public Records Access at Risk

In a move the legislature and Governor may have hoped would go unnoticed, language was introduced in Assembly Bill 76 that would make public access to records more difficult, ...Full Article

Sheriff Arrests Three for Stealing Manhole Covers

MADERA COUNTY – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office arrested three Planada residents for stealing and trying to sell manhole covers. Dorothy Jane Alt, 19, Joy Dawn McKay, 37, and ...Full Article

One Suspect Caught, Another on the Loose in Lotto Ticket Theft

MADERA – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office has identified two men accused of stealing California Lottery scratcher tickets in November. One of the suspects, 32-year-old Christopher Nunn of Fresno, ...Full Article

Madera Pharmacy Owner Shoots, Kills Armed Robber

MADERA – A robber was shot and killed after he and his accomplice barged into a Madera pharmacy with guns firing and the owner pulled out a gun of ...Full Article

Three shot, Including 8-year-old girl, in Madera Gang Shooting

MADERA – A gang member opened fire at another member of the same gang, killing him and wounding an innocent girl caught in the crossfire. The shooting happened just ...Full Article

Operation Mercury results in biggest marijuana bust in Fresno County history

The Fresno Valley is known for its agriculture, but according to law enforcement officials, there is a huge issue with marijuana being grown in the area. Investigations from Operation ...Full Article

Woman Shot by Chowchilla Police After Brandishing Fake Gun

Tina McClure, 45-years-old, of Chowchilla was shot and wounded by allegedly brandished a fake gun at two officers. McClure is expected to live, but it is unclear why she ...Full Article

One arrested, two sought in Madera drive by shooting

Madera County has its fair share of crime and one victim was shot late Monday night. One suspect in the drive by shooting was arrested, but Madera Sheriff’s deputies ...Full Article
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