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Man who killed father and burned body sentenced

HANFORD – A Riverdale man who admitted killing his father and burning the body in a shed used to grow marijuana was sentenced 15 years to life in prison, a


Texted tip leads to prison sentence for campus felon

VISALIA – A 22-year-old Visalia man who was caught with a loaded gun on a community college campus will spend two years and eight months in state prison, said a


Two stolen handguns recovered in separate arrests

PORTERVILLE – Separate arrests over the weekend by Porterville police helped recover a pair of stolen handguns and put several potential gang members behind bars, officials said. Police were called

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Woman who dosed snacks gets 73 years for child pornography

VISALIA – A Reedley woman who drugged children with Oreo cookies and drinks laced with Ativan before filming sex acts with them and her boyfriend was sentenced to 73 years

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Man sentenced for faulty fire sprinklers

VISALIA – A Camarillo man was sentenced to five years in state prison on 26 felony counts of installing and maintaining faulty fire sprinklers in more than two dozen Tulare

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Two gang members arrested in robbery attack

PORTERVILLE – Two Porterville teenagers were arrested for robbing, beating and cutting a 46-year-old man, police officials said Thursday. Porterville police officers arrested verified gang members Noel Martinez, 19, and


Foreclosure con artist sentenced to jail

PORTERVILLE – A Porterville man convicted of illegally offering loan modification services to distressed homeowners was sentenced Wednesday to 300 days in county jail, five years of felony probation and


Newspaper delivery man given eight years for burglaries

VISALIA – A newspaper delivery man was sentenced to eight years in prison for tossing rocks through storefront windows and stealing entire cash registers, Assistant District Attorney Shani Jenkins said Wednesday.


Nurse allegedly robs pharmacy wearing a surgical mask

PORTERVILLE — A registered nurse addicted to prescription-strength pain medication was arrested Thursday on suspicion of robbing a pharmacy for more pain patches using a surgical mask to obscure her


Porterville police make separate stabbing arrests

PORTERVILLE — Porterville police responded to two unrelated stabbings Tuesday that occurred within hours of each other, leading to the arrest of two people but no fatalities, officials said.