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Woman, 82, Shot by Tulare Deputies After Brandishing Gun

TULARE COUNTY – Deputies shot and injured an 82-year-old woman who brandished a handgun and began making threats. Tulare County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a phone call on Monday from

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Former Arena Football Player Suspected in Unusual Bank Robbery

TULARE – A former arena football player and high school standout was arrested on Monday for allegedly trying to rob a bank in Tulare. Police said that 31-year-old Nichiren Flowers

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Exeter High School Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Molesting Student

VISALIA – Police arrested a high school teacher who allegedly molested an underage student last year in his home. Matthew Varpness, 36, is accused of molesting the high school girl

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School Janitor Suspected of Selling Drugs on Campus

VISALIA – Thanks to a tip from a student, a custodian at a charter high school was arrested for allegedly possessing illegal drugs for sale. Police arrested 22-year-old Christopher Dean

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Man in Custody for Setting Off Explosives in Marshalls

VISALIA – Police have arrested the suspect believed to be responsible for setting off a chemical explosive device at Marshalls and robbing the store last week. Around 6:21 p.m. last

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Tulare Native Wanted by FBI

TULARE – The U.S. State Department is offering up to $5 million for a Tulare native they believe is commanding a faction of a Mexican drug cartel. The federal officials issues

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Standoff Suspect Wields Sword in Faceoff with Visalia Police

VISALIA – A man who allegedly hit a family member with a sword and then swung it at officers through a door was placed under arrest on Wednesday. Officers with

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Brothers charged with violent football stadium assault

SANTA CLARA, Calif – According to the Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office, “two Tulare County brothers were arraigned on felony assault charges [yesterday] for an unprovoked attack on two men in

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Man Allegedly Hit Sheriff Pilot’s Eye with Green Laser

VISALIA – A man was may face criminal charges for allegedly pointing a green laser light at a Tulare County Sheriff’s Office patrol aircraft and hitting both the pilot and

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Alleged Lottery Ticket Thief Arrested in Visalia

VISALIA – A man who allegedly stole hundreds of lottery tickets from at least two convenience stores has been apprehended. The first incident happened at the Valero gas station on