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  • Visalia man arrested after police standoff
  • Authorities say a South Valley man is in jail after firing his weapon in the air and engaging police in a standoff.
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  • porterville mayor
  • A group in the South Valley is angry over controversial remarks made by a local mayor.
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  • william nulick
  • 43-year-old William Nulick appeared in court in connection with those new charges.
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  • Governors drought task force is still listening
  • Despite appearances, Fresno County Ag Commissioner Les Wright says things are not looking good.
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  • Two men are in jail for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars worth of Ag equipment on Friday.
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  • Authorities in the South Valley say they've destroyed millions of dollars worth of marijuana.
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  • Brennan Medieros, left, and Kevin Glick, right, are seen in these mug shots provided by the Visalia Police Department.
  • Two men were arrested after Visalia police say they caught them red-handed with stolen property.
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  • Detectives in the South Valley have made an arrest after a string of crimes targeting big rig trailers.
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  • tulare county abandoned wells
  • There are hundreds of unused wells in rural areas of Tulare County. They can be big safety hazards. And now, the area is getting help from the state to seal them up.
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  • tulare county peace officers memorial
  • A touching tribute was held in Visalia for fallen officers on Wednesday.
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  • tulare county election tablets
  • The Tulare County elections office is using new software and the technology of a tablet -- to help them process voters this year.
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  • A barrel racing horse that took part in the Clovis Rodeo has tested positive for a strain of equine herpesvirus.
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  • Members of the Porterville Fire Department spent some time on the streets collecting loose change from drivers on Friday.
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  • Dozens of people are getting ready this weekend for the Renaissance Festival in Visalia.
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  • goshen water
  • People who live here are excited that they can finally use their tap water
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  • tulare county ag theft
  • Investigators say they've taken down a major crime ring. The suspect stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in agriculture equipment.
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  • A third suspect is now in jail for a home-invasion robbery in Visalia. Police arrested Christopher Sparks on Saturday.
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  • The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of the Valley on Friday.
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  • mountain yellow-legged frog
  • The Department of the Interior -- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday that the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog and a subspecies of the mountain yellow-legged frog will be listed as endangered -- and the Yosemite toad as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
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  • Breaking News from ABC30 in Fresno, California
  • A man is dead following a mid-morning shooting in Visalia.
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  • A man in the South Valley could face charges after he drove his car into a mattress store in Visalia.
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  • Orlando Mendoza
  • Punishment has been handed down in a case involving a high school trainer accused of sexual battery against young girls.
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  • Iris Festival in Porterville
  • The City of the Porterville is getting ready for a big event. The Iris Festival draws thousands to the town every year.
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  • 041914-kfsn-6pm-tulare-co-skywatch-arrest-vid
  • Forward Looking Infrared video from a Fresno police helicopter captured the end of a dramatic car chase in Tulare County.
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  • 041814-kfsn-4pm-child-porn-warrant-vid
  • A Hanford man was arrested Friday on suspicion of molesting a minor and possessing child pornography.
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  • Supermarket savings, how to get more from your store
  • Drought conditions and a dropping water table has prompted the City of Visalia to approve a new ordinance, limiting residents' water use.
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  • Two people are dead after a late-night shooting in the town of Lindcove located between Exeter and Woodlake in Tulare County.
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  • 041414-kfsn-11pm-dinuba-drug-bust-vid
  • A major international drug smuggling ring based in Tulare County has been busted, and 11 people have been arrested.
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  • 041314-kfsn-11pm-miss-tulare-county-to-mrs-california-vid
  • A Fresno woman has proven herself true royalty after being crowned this year's Mrs. California United States.
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  • A man was booked into jail on DUI charges after Visalia police say he rear-ended a patrol car twice on Sunday.
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  • Authorities say a Tulare man is dead after being rescued from the ocean in Humboldt County on Thursday.
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  • Tulare County deputies are investigating similar burglaries at two different businesses. The crimes happened on Friday.
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  • 041114-kfsn-630pm-sv-drought-vid
  • In the South Valley, the lack of water from the current drought is forcing some growers to abandon their citrus trees.
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  • visalia mall shooting
  • Harsh words from a judge to the two men convicted of a shooting at the Visalia Mall. Both were given a life sentence.
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  • eugene bruno
  • A Visalia man accused of setting his wife on fire -- learned the charges he'll now face at trial.
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  • Mexican Cartel Hitman
  • The Tulare County District Attorney's Office in cooperation with Kern County and Santa Barbara County announced they have filed nine counts of murder and one count of attempted murder against Jose Manuel Martinez.
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  • 040714-kfsn-fake-receipt-theft-vid
  • Police say a woman is in jail for using fake receipts to rip off Walmart stores across at least three Valley counties.
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  • Tulare County authorities have scheduled a news conference regarding the investigation of a multiple murder suspect.
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  • 040714-kfsn-cdf-fire-season-vid
  • The heat and dry weather has wildland firefighters cautioning people about a potentially early fire season.
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  • 040414-KFSN-6PM-TulareOISFolo2
  • A Tulare police officer is on paid leave after shooting a teen on Thursday. It happened in an alley near Kern and D Street.
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  • Tulare teen hospitalized after officer-involved shooting
  • An officer-involved shooting in the South Valley has sent a teenager to the hospital.
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  • Visalia Child Abuse
  • A Visalia mother is in jail on charges she abused her two-month-old baby girl.
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  • Tulare County Jail Plans
  • Votes were cast for a new Tulare County jail. That's after the state cut some of the funding for the project.
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  • A Farmersville man was booked into jail on suspicion of trying to arrange sexual contact with a minor.
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  • 140331_KFSN_430PM_TulareHomeBuilding
  • Construction crews are back at work in Tulare, building homes on lots that have been left vacant for several years.
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  • 140329_KFSN_6AM_PVillePark
  • Children in Porterville will soon have a new place to play. A new park is expected to open in August.
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  • 140328_KFSN_6PM_PortervillePot
  • Porterville city officials are weighing the options of allowing medical marijuana dispensaries and allowing people to grow pot.
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  • Visalia Police say a man they arrested was trying to sell 100 pounds of pot from his home.
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  • Tulare PD Chief
  • A South Valley police chief has been cleared of domestic violence charges.
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  • SV Church Arson
  • People at a South Valley church are making repairs after someone tried to burn it down.
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