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feed text Dodgers biggest spenders in payroll
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:13:54 UTC
The Dodgers have ended the Yankees' 15-year streak as Major League Baseball's biggest spenders and more than $26.6 million in luxury tax.
text Justin Upton acquired by Padres
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:08:49 UTC
The San Diego Padres have acquired left fielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, sources told ESPN.
text Yanks get Eovaldi; Marlins get Prado
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:08:49 UTC
The New York Yankees traded their starting second baseman Martin Prado to the Miami Marlins for starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi as part of a five-player deal, the teams announced Friday.
The president made the comments at his final news conference of 2014.
text President mixes up actor and QB
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:03:45 UTC
During Friday's year-end White House news conference, President Barack Obama said it was a mistake for Sony to cancel the release of "The Interview" because of the threat of violence from North Korea, adding that he loved actor "James Flacco."
text Mavs welcome Rondo's intensity
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:58:40 UTC
Rajon Rondo has yet to practice with his new teammates, but the Dallas Mavericks are excited about their potential after adding a point guard they believe ranks among the elite at the position.
The parents of James Holmes, the man accused in a 2012 movie theater rampage in Colorado, said their son "is not a monster."
text Vet Corey Brewer joins the Rockets
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:43:27 UTC
The Houston Rockets have acquired veteran swingman Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to ESPN.com sources and media reports.
text Chain Controls and Winter Driving Alerts
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:39:00 UTC
Check before you head up the mountains in the Central California area.
After a student was unable to pay for a cab, a homeless man offered her the money for the cab ride home. In gratitude, the student has raised over $50,000 so the homeless man can get back on his feet.
Twitter erupted with jokes combining the careers of actor James Franco and football player Joe Flacco after President Obama mistakenly used the name "James Flacco" today during a press conference in which he discussed Franco's movie "The Interview."
Report: Fresno Unified violating laws for students in need
text Red Sox work on Middlebrooks deal
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:18:08 UTC
The Red Sox and Padres are working on a trade that would send third baseman Will Middlebrooks to San Diego and catcher Ryan Hanigan to Boston, but as of mid-Friday it had not been finalized, according to a league source.
text Daylon Mack decommits from A&M
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:13:04 UTC
Hours after the commitment of No. 35-ranked Malik Jefferson to the Texas Longhorns over Texas A&M and UCLA, the Aggies seemingly have lost their top defensive commitment in the class.
text Bud Selig in retirement: $6M annually
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:57:53 UTC
Outgoing MLB commissioner Bud Selig will receive a salary of about $6 million annually in retirement, sources told ESPN.com's Buster Olney.
Mark this down as a historic day in White House history. President Obama has just become the first president to field questions from only female reporters at a White Hou
A dog whose deceased owner requested be euthanized may find a new home.
text Cam Newton on track to start
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:47:41 UTC
Panthers coach Ron Rivera is "very comfortable and confident" in saying Cam Newton will start Sunday against the Browns.
text Jim Harbaugh weighing his options
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:47:39 UTC
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's family and friends have been encouraging him to take the University of Michigan head-coaching job, but he is torn because his heart is in the NFL.
"I know, deep in my bones," that my decision was wise, Obama said.
text China Peak ski resort to open on Saturday
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:45:44 UTC
Friday is the last day for China Peak Mountain Resort to get everything ready before opening day on Saturday.
ABC News Fixer steps in to save mourning sister on plane ticket.
The president and first family are heading off to Honolulu, Hawaii, for a 16-day tropical vacation that's become their annual holiday tradition.
text Candy Cane Lane Parade
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:21:27 UTC
Hour-long Special airs at 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 25
In the eyes of the law, pets are possessions and when you die meaning you can decided where they go. But what if that means bringing those pets to the grave with you?
text Celtics, Mavs finalize Rondo trade
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:56:51 UTC
The Boston Celtics have traded Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, the teams announced Thursday night.
There is no official total number of Americans who have fled to Cuba but there are reports that it could be upwards of 70 fugitives.
The Fresno County Sheriff's Office said they arrested 28-year-old Joshua Goff and 29-year-old Jenna Havlik for allegedly physically abusing a 5-year-old girl.
text Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:21:11 UTC
Olympic gold-medal swimmer Michael Phelps has pleaded guilty to drunken driving in Baltimore almost three months after he was arrested.
T-Mobile will pay at least $90 million, mostly in refunds, for billing customers for cellphone text services they didn't order.
A group of dads came together to buy a car for an elementary school crossing guard that fell on tough times.
text FBI Blames North Korea for Sony Hacking
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:00:52 UTC
Feds say they have "enough information" to make that conclusion.
Two office employees put a comedic spin on classic works of art.
One unwritten rule of gym etiquette is that you do not stare at the fit bodies working out around you. However, this creeping rule-breaker learned the consequences the hard way when he fell off the treadmill while staring at a woman, and continued to embarrass himself in a hilarious way.
text Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charges
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:32:40 UTC
The Olympic swimmer plead guilty to DUI charges on Friday.
text Keenum gets nod over Thad Lewis
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:05:15 UTC
Recently signed quarterback Case Keenum is expected to start for the Houston Texans against the visiting Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, according to a league source.
Watch what happens when Kermit surprises guests at Disneyland with an impromptu song from "The Muppet Christmas Carol."
text Art gallery
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:49:34 UTC
Art gallery
The Obama administration on Friday formally accused the North Korean government of being responsible for the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, providing the most detailed accounting to date of a hugely expensive break-in that could lead to a U.S. response.
text Michael Phelps
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:11:59 UTC
Michael Phelps
text Will Jameis Winston stay or go?
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:54:03 UTC
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said Friday that whatever decision star quarterback Jameis Winston makes -- turn pro or remain with the program for a third season -- would not surprise him.
text Jake Peavy agrees with Giants
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:28:45 UTC
Free-agent pitcher Jake Peavy has reached an agreement on a two-year, $24 million contract with the San Francisco Giants, a baseball source told ESPN.com.
Christmas is less than a week away, and if you haven't shipped off your gifts to family and friends who live outside the Valley, you still have time.
text A's deal C Derek Norris to Padres
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:18:37 UTC
The Athletics have traded starting catcher Derek Norris to the Padres.
text Obama's Crummy Year: By the Numbers
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:13:27 UTC
Here's a look at how President Obama fared this year, by the numbers.
text Crossing guard gallery
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:08:51 UTC
Crossing guard gallery
video Chef Shayna's Cinnamon Rolls
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:57:10 UTC
Chef Shayna from the Young Chef's Academy shows us how to make delicious cinnamon rolls that everyone in your family will enjoy.
Visalia Police are looking for the shooter who gunned down two people this past weekend -- leaving one of them dead.
Call it the great Instagram purge of 2014.
text Stephenson staying put 'for now'
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:32:57 UTC
Underwhelmed by the quality of trade offers they've received for Lance Stephenson, the Charlotte Hornets have decided to keep the volatile guard "for now,'' according to league sources.
text This woman's voice will give you goosebumps
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:04:42 UTC
One woman's soft speaking voice has caused an online sensation.
text Mr. Food: Brown Sugar-Glazed Ham
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:04:26 UTC
Make the holiday feel extra-special by adding an extra dose of "WOW!" to your holiday ham this year. Our Brown Sugar-Glazed Ham has a caramelized crispy glaze that goes perfectly with the saltiness of the ham. This easy ham recipe is gourmet-store, fancy-schmancy without the costly price tag!
"I almost passed out, for real," cashier Cheryl Semein told ABC News.
One elementary school teacher showed off her Disney singing chops in an incredible video.
A spa owner claims her new treatment is the 'fountain of youth.' It involves taking a bath in beer.
French police say the monkey had eluded them for weeks after attacking school children for candy
text Kevin Durant (ankle) day to day
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:37:17 UTC
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant said he is going to take things "a day at a time" after suffering a mild right ankle sprain in Thursday night's 114-109 loss to the Golden State Warriors.
The pontiff donated sleeping bags to Rome's homeless for his 78th birthday.
George Clooney blasted North Korea in a new interview, criticizing the country following the cyberhacking attack that drove Sony to pull "the Interview" from theaters.
The CHP said the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 is closed south of Highway 152 due to a fatal big rig rollover crash.
text Jay Cutler hopes to stay with Bears
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:51:44 UTC
Despite coach Marc Trestman benching him just 14 games into a seven-year, $126.7 million contract, quarterback Jay Cutler hopes to remain with the Bears.
text Jags DT's dramatic sack nets bonus
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:46:40 UTC
Defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks popped up and did the money sign after his sack to close out the Jaguars' win. He wasn't mocking Johnny Manziel, though.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been invited to Moscow, the Kremlin confirmed to Russian media.
"The Colbert Report" ended its nine-season run with one of host Stephen Colbert's favorite songs.
video Accuweather Forecast
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:03:45 UTC
Accuweather Forecast
A ring bearer's unique roll down the aisle had everyone rolling in the aisles
History was made late Thursday night at Fresno City Hall. In a 5-2 vote city council approved a new general plan, the key to future development and growth in the city.
Freshman point guard Tyus Jones scored 21 points, Justise Winslow hit two key baskets late in the game and No. 2 Duke responded to a tongue lashing by coach Mike Krzyzewski to beat defending national champion Connecticut 66-56 on Thursday night.
text Melo: Been advised to take time off
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:20:14 UTC
Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is out for Thursday night's game against the Chicago Bulls because of left knee soreness and admitted before Thursday's shootaround that people close to him are trying to get him to shut things down for a few weeks.
Alecia and Bounkham Phonesavanh never imagined their family would be at the center of a controversy over the militarization of police.
text Sidney Crosby plays Thursday
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:48:59 UTC
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, who had missed three games after being diagnosed with the mumps, returned to the lineup Thursday night against Colorado.
Chunk, a 4-month-old English bulldog puppy, is super excited about his new bed.
Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a northern Australian city on Friday, police said.
One of the two suspects appeared in court today.
Defense plans to file motion to delay the trial.
After a tourist lost her camera at sea while on vacation in Cuba in 2012, her photos were returned to her two years later, after a scuba diver discovered the camera in the ocean.
A search is underway for a suspect who authorities say shot and wounded an employee at KCEN-TV in Waco, TX
video Fresno girl loses foot in lawnmower accident
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:36:09 UTC
A Fresno police officer who responded to a tragedy is working to bring holiday cheer to a local family. Their daughter had her foot accidentally cut off by a lawnmower.
A new development is coming to Hanford bringing more business and people to Downtown.
Keeping the lights on costs money and the Fresno City Council has just allocated another quarter of a million dollars to protect street lights from wire thieves.
text Rondo-to-Mavs deal nearly finished
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:57:42 UTC
A source with knowledge of the Rajon Rondo trade talks says a "deal is on course to happen tonight."
text Volquez, Medlen to join Royals
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:42:31 UTC
The Kansas City Royals have agreed to a two-year, $20 million contract with right-hander Edinson Volquez, according to multiple reports.
text Obama: Jeb Bush Has 'Every Right' to Run
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:32:19 UTC
"Obviously I have a lot of disagreements with Jeb," the president added.
text Richardson says he's among top DL
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:27:16 UTC
One year after being named the NFL's top defensive rookie, New York Jets standout Sheldon Richardson believes he's just as good as any defensive lineman in the league, including J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans.
Programmed as a playful substitute to "The Interview," Trey Parker and Matt Stone's North Korea comedy "Team America: World Police" also has been pulled from theaters.
A 16-weeks pregnant woman is being kept alive on life support to save her unborn baby, despite being pronounced brain-dead by Ireland's leading neurosurgeons, reported the Irish Independent. The woman's parents, however, are demanding their daughter be allowed to die.
text Players: Cutler discipline unequal
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:01:53 UTC
A pair of Bears players say a portion of the locker room feels "confused and uncomfortable" over how coach Marc Trestman handled Jay Cutler's benching compared to the minor discipline offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer received last week.
video Angry goodbye for Cherry Auction killer
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:24:15 UTC
One of two men involved in killing a man just trying to make a buck at the Cherry Auction got an angry goodbye Thursday as he headed off to prison.
A California teacher whose story turned into a major motion picture spent some time with Valley students behind bars.
A Philadelphia woman has pleaded guilty after her 2-year-old son picked up a loaded .357 revolver and fatally shot his 11-year-old sister
text Disney gallery
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:20:07 UTC
Disney gallery
video Selma crash caught on camera
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:28:38 UTC
A high speed collision involving a fuel tanker truck in Selma was caught on camera.
'Twas the week before Christmas and all through the Valley, letters and pictures for Santa are arriving in steady.
Kevin Moran's marriage proposal caught his girlfriend totally by surprise when he popped the question in a photobooth.
text Jim Harbaugh won't comment on U-M
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:40:38 UTC
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh would not bite Thursday when asked to comment on numerous reports that have him and his alma mater at the University of Michigan exchanging flirtatious glances.
Thirteen dogs and one fussy cat shared a hilarious holiday dinner to promote animal adoptions, with a little help from some human hands.
An Australian man brought his girlfriend to tears with a Christmas Eve proposal that caught her totally off guard.
Kevin Moran's marriage proposal caught his girlfriend totally by surprise when he popped the question in a photobooth.
A little girl battling cancer who was self-conscious about her hair loss learned that anyone can be a princess when she got to meet a Cinderella that looked just like her.
text PHOTOS: Britney Spears through the years
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:19:55 UTC
A look back at pop star Britney Spears through the years.
When Bridget's parents told her she was no longer welcome in their annual Christmas card, she decided to start sending her own holiday greetings.
Makeup artist Kandee Johnson transforms herself into spot-on celebrity lookalikes using little more than eyeshadow, blush and lipstick.
text DeMarco Murray (hand) practices
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:10:03 UTC
Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray would not come out and say he will play Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, but he said the final decision to play will be his.
A Colorado man made history when he was able to move two prosthetic arms simply by thinking.
Panel recommends ways to boost the Secret Service after White House incursion.
text Josh Thomas: Jets didn't engage
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:44:35 UTC
On his first day with the Detroit Lions, former New York Jets cornerback Josh Thomas said coaches there didn't really engage with him while he was a player, either.
Value of Strikes Limited If Not Paired With Broader Counterinsurgency Strategy
Action News has learned police investigated a man they arrested for a gun store theft in connection with a deadly robbery that took place at the same store five days later.
When an unsuspecting New Jersey family opened their door to find four carolers, dressed in late 19th century garb, they all gathered around to enjoy the holiday music. But that was only just the beginning of what became the most epic Christmas caroling ever.
text Andrew Bogut out indefinitely
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:04:00 UTC
Golden State Wariors center Andrew Bogut is out indefinitely after undergoing therapy on his injured right knee, the team said Thursday
Makeup artist Kandee Johnson transforms herself into spot-on celebrity lookalikes using little more than eyeshadow, blush and lipstick.
text LeBron still reflecting after blowout
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:48:43 UTC
LeBron James says the Cavs have enough talent to win big down the line. As long as every player improves as the season goes on, that is.
Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional, saying the drug is being brought from Colorado into neighboring states.
text Bears to start Jimmy Clausen at QB
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:33:29 UTC
The Chicago Bears will start Jimmy Clausen at quarterback this week over Jay Cutler, coach Marc Trestman confirmed at a news conference Thursday.
The Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest day in three years, soaring more than 400 points as the stock market extended a rally into a second day.
Three senior ISIS leaders have been killed in recent weeks by U.S. airstrikes inside Iraq, including the terror group's right-hand man, the Pentagon confirmed.
A Costa Mesa valet driver was caught in the Corvette's new valet mode camera speeding off and checking the car for damage.
A Costa Mesa valet driver was caught in the Corvette's new valet mode camera speeding off and checking the car for damage.
text Celtics, Mavs talk Rajon Rondo swap
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:47:47 UTC
The Boston Celtics, after years of flirting with potential Rajon Rondo deals, are in substantive discussions on a trade that would send Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.
A family gathered to see four carolers perform outside their home, shocked to see the group quickly increase in size to include a full orchestra, choir and dance team.
The new tool provides greater clarity and improves lighting.
Not as much as you would think.
She is such a wonderful and loving girl!
text Cam Newton works with first team
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:12:15 UTC
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Thursday that quarterback Cam Newton is on target to start Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.
text Obesity Could Be a Disability, Court Rules
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:07:07 UTC
First it was a disease, now it's a disability.
When Bridget's parents told her she was no longer welcome in their annual Christmas card, she decided to start sending her own holiday greetings. The results have been a playfully dark take on a popular holiday tradition.
The author revealed that Jewish and LGBT students attended Hogwarts.
The retired mailman says he owes it all to his mother.
Rev. Al Sharpton met with Sony Chairman Amy Pascal this morning about the racial remarks in private emails that were released after the company was hacked.
The Force is strong in this latest over-the-top holiday lights display.
text Game-worn MJ shoes sell for $33K
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:41:02 UTC
A pair of Converse shoes that an auction house says Michael Jordan wore when he played at the University of North Carolina sold for $33,387 on Thursday morning.
In an exclusive interview with Yahoo News Global anchor Katie Couric on ABC's 20/20 tomorrow night, actor Stephen Collins holds nothing back as he confessed to the sexual misconduct allegations. The interview comes out a day after Collins admitted the misconduct to PEOPLE magazine.
Police said the suspect, Jesse Moreno of Fresno, tried to beat up the driver and steal his truck -- but the victim fought back.
One plus size model asked photoshop experts to 'make her beautiful' with staggering results.
The '7th Heaven' actor released a dramatic confession in PEOPLE magazine.
Family hears deceased son's heartbeat in veteran's chest
Boston Marathon bombing survivor marries nurse who helped him
text Gruden: My RG III quotes get twisted
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:40:10 UTC
Redskins coach Jay Gruden said regardless of what he says about Robert Griffin III, it gets taken to an extreme.
5-year-old girl with autism is a painting prodigy
Inpsiring photos of Violet Spring taken by her mom
text Past Pelini rant fuels school's ire
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:09:48 UTC
Bo Pelini was introduced as Youngstown State's new coach Wednesday, but his departure from Nebraska continues to overshadow his Ohio homecoming.
text Badgers officially hire Paul Chryst
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:04:44 UTC
Paul Chryst is coming home to coach Wisconsin.
Local bartender Alba Huerta shares four delicious holiday cocktails you can create to impress your guests
text Plus-size model
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:03:34 UTC
Plus-size model
A neuroscientist decided to see what would really happen if you were to step onto hot lava
At least one person is dead, with up to 12 others injured after a car slammed into a group of pedestrians Wednesday in Redondo Beach, California, police said.
text Bears giving Jimmy Clausen start
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:49:32 UTC
The Chicago Bears plan to start Jimmy Clausen at quarterback this week over Jay Cutler, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
The coroner says two more people have died after a driver hit a group of pedestrians outside a Redondo Beach church. The death toll is now at three.
When a football star recently did something nice for someone and posted about it on Twitter, many of his followers praised him...but not everyone.
Jimmy Kimmel Live! personality Guillermo Rodriguez, the parking lot security guard often featured throughout the show's run, broke the Guinness World Record for the Most Christmas Sweaters Worn Simultaneously -- forever installing his place in history.
While riding on a road outside of San Francisco, a bicyclist crashed into a deer at full speed. Watch video of his bike-cam capturing the whole event here.
Deputies say a man faked a heart attack to create a diversion while his friend walked out of a Florida Walmart with stolen goods.
Eight-year-old Dakota Nafzinger was given a pool noodle to use in place of his cane.
"For now my recommendation would be that people go to the movies," Obama said.
text 49ers release Ray McDonald
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:33:10 UTC
The San Francisco 49ers announced Wednesday that they have released defensive lineman Ray McDonald.
text Jim Harbaugh 'considering' Michigan
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:28:06 UTC
Multiple NFL and Michigan sources had said for weeks that Jim Harbaugh was not expected to wind up at Michigan, but in recent days at least one person familiar with his thinking said he was at least "considering it," a source told ESPN's
The federal government has determined that North Korea is responsible for the hacking of computers at Sony Pictures Entertainment, ABC News has learned.
text Ultimate Scalloped Potatoes
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:27:27 UTC
When you're looking for a dish to complete the big spread, no ordinary side will do. Thankfully, our recipe for Ultimate Scalloped Potatoes is unmatched. We're talking cheesy, bubbly, and golden brown - your main entree better watch out!
text See the Moment Alan Gross Enters US Airspace
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:16:15 UTC
ABC News has exclusively obtained video of Alan Gross' reunion with his wife Judy after he was released from five years of imprisonment in Cuba.
The Miami Marlins used Morse Code to announce the team's latest signing.
The trillion dollar spending bill signed off by President Barack Obama this week will keep the government operating for the next nine months but it also has some far reaching impacts on federal agencies including those fighting against illegal marijuana grows in Fresno County.
Shelvin Mack scored a career-high 24 points, and the Atlanta Hawks routed the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98 on Wednesday night for their 11th victory in 12 games.
Marc Gasol scored 26 points, including a banked-in 3-pointer as regulation expired, and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame blowing a 23-point lead for a 117-116 triple-overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.
text Wolves reshopping Corey Brewer
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:11:18 UTC
The Minnesota Timberwolves have put veteran swingman Corey Brewer back on the trading block, according to league sources.
Atwater police say a man bit one of their officers and assaulted a customer inside a convenience store.
video Kingsburg Football Player Fighting Cancer
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:19:56 UTC
A high school football player from Kingsburg is fighting off an opponent he never expected cancer.
A principal in Gustine who was recently attacked on campus returned to work this week. Some parents say his presence puts students in danger.
video Storms stock pastures with feed
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:35:08 UTC
Recent storms have been welcomed by both farmers and ranchers.
Jordan Axani, left with an extra ticket to travel the globe after his girlfriend broke up with him, has found a new Elizabeth Gallagher.
text Padres acquire Wil Myers from Rays
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:04:06 UTC
The San Diego Padres have agreed to a three-way trade, pending physicals, that would land them Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Wil Myers, a source confirmed to ESPN Insider Jim Bowden.
President Obama says his history-making 45-minute phone call with President Raul Castro of Cuba was "substantive" and blunt as it charted a new course for relations.
Former Madera County supervisor Harry Baker will head to trial on charges of lewd acts with a 13-year-old girl.
They got jammed at the gym, with no way to get out. Two women spent their Saturday night stuck inside the walls of a Fresno fitness center.
Central Valley farmers have been hoping to do business with Cuba for a long time.
text Blood centers seeing dip in donations
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:54:07 UTC
Blood centers are seeing a dip in donations in the North Valley.
Sony Pictures has canceled the Dec. 25 release of "The Interview" after hackers threatened terrorists attacks and the largest multiplex chains in North America pulled the film.
A security guard is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl while he was on the job last week
A Montana man who shot and killed a German exchange student caught trespassing in his garage was convicted of deliberate homicide
More than 70 years after South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair in the killings of two white girls in a segregated mill town, a judge threw out his conviction, saying the state committed a great injustice.
A New Hampshire man faces more than 200 counts charging him with snatching a 14-year-old girl as she walked home from high school last year, imprisoning her and sexually assaulting her over nine months, according to indictments released Wednesday
Barack and Michelle Obama are speaking out about their first-hand experience with racial bias in everyday American life.
text Exclusive: Obama Doesn't Rule Out Cuba Visit
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:03:10 UTC
Marking an abrupt sea change in U.S. policy toward Cuba, President Obama said today he is open to visiting the communist Caribbean country before he leaves office.
Police stopped a burglary in progress at a school in Central Fresno. Four suspects are in custody.
Police stopped a burglary in progress at a school in Central Fresno. Four suspects are in custody.
The push is on to provide a Christmas present for every child in Fresno County. Toys for Tots organizers say they are just 8,000 toys away from reaching their goal.
The Tulare County district attorney's office is being inundated with petitions from convicted felons asking to be resentenced.
text Darrelle Revis: 'Sad' for Rex Ryan
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:27:05 UTC
Darrelle Revis, currently in his first season with the New England Patriots, is upset at the widespread speculation that Rex Ryan will be fired after this season.
text How the Alan Gross Release Went Down
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:16:52 UTC
The agreement to free American Alan Gross from a Cuban prison was reached following more than a year of back channel talks at the highest levels of both governments.
text Tony Oliva thrilled about U.S. plan
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:06:47 UTC
Tony Oliva was thrilled to hear about President Obama's plan toward normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba, Oliva's home country.
text Packers name playoff captains
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:56:39 UTC
Mike McCarthy announced Wednesday that the Packers have selected their six playoff captains -- something that's normally not done until the postseason begins.
text Rivera: Won't apologize for division
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:56:37 UTC
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera will not apologize for being in the playoff hunt with the team's 5-8-1 record.
text Clovis Community HealthQuest
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:43:53 UTC
We all know how important our health is, but most of us worry about our health only when we are sick or need help. There is a better way.
text PHOTOS: 42 "Kids Meet Santa" Pics Gone Wrong
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:39:27 UTC
Kids may like the idea of Santa, but bring things don't always go as planned when you take them to go meet the jolly guy.
As major movie chains moved to pull "The Interview" from their holiday lineup after threats from the Sony Corp. hackers, Sony has decided to shelve the film.
Nathaniel Kibby is charged with 80 counts each of aggravated felonious sexual assault and sexual assault, as well as 40 other crimes.
The men had been held in the U.S. for 16 years.
text NHL reinforces mumps guidelines
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:45:16 UTC
The NHL has taken another step in light of the baffling mumps outbreak, sending out additional, more specific information about curtailing the disease and preventing further transmission.
Markus Kaarma has been found guilty in the slaying of 17-year-old German exchange student Diren Dede, whom he shot after the teen wandered into Kaarma's Montana garage.
text DeMarco Murray on practice field
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:35:04 UTC
Less than 48 hours after undergoing surgery to repair a broken left hand, Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was on the practice field Wednesday, taking part in individual drills.
PHOTOS: Bike rider crashes into a deer at full speed
Cyber-security sources have confirmed there is evidence to indicate the Sony intrusion was routed through a number of infected computers overseas.
A Fresno Police cadet could face charges after a crash in Southwest Fresno.
text Michael Vick pays down his debt
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:14:47 UTC
Less than seven years after leaving prison, Jets QB Michael Vick is weeks away from paying off the majority of the nearly $18 million he owes his creditors.
text Carmelo: Can't question myself
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:14:45 UTC
Carmelo Anthony says he refuses to second-guess his decision to remain with the Knicks and not jump to the Bulls via free agency this summer.
The outbreak killed 64 people and sickened 687 others across 20 states.
text US to Re-Establish Embassy in Havana
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:14:40 UTC
The first American embassy opened in Havana in 1923 but it was closed when America formally cut diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1961.
text Alan Gross Says It's 'Good to be Home'
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:54:14 UTC
Comments come after he spent five years in a Cuban prison.
'Tis the season to celebrate, and for many families that means baking up a storm in the kitchen.
text Cops looking into DL Ray McDonald
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:58:22 UTC
Northern California authorities are investigating San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault.
text Chris Conte: NFL worth early death
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:48:14 UTC
Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte, who has suffered two concussions this season, says playing in the NFL is worth the risk he takes to his long-term health by doing so.
Sen. Marco Rubio responded to the announcement by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush that he is "actively exploring" a 2016 presidential bid.
After Alan Gross freed, who are the other Americans held abroad?
The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet?
text Cam Newton's status still unclear
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:22:30 UTC
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since suffering two small fractures in his lower back in a Dec. 9 automobile crash near Bank of America Stadium.
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:17:27 UTC
Roddy White and his Atlanta Falcons teammates collectively brushed off trash talk by New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis in advance of Sunday's NFC South clash at the Superdome.
text Mike Pettine: Bernie Kosar off mark
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:12:22 UTC
Coach Mike Pettine said Bernie Kosar's comments on the Cleveland Browns' front office culture were "a little dramatic" and that "obstacles are being removed for us to be successful."
In homage to Pope Francis' Argentinian roots, a flash mob of tango dancers showed their moves during his birthday celebration.
Images from inside the Pakistan school stormed by Taliban gunmen reveal heart-wrenching scenes following an attack that killed 148 people, mostly children.
text Timeline of U.S. and Cuba relations
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:46:17 UTC
Here is a comprehensive timeline of relations between the two nations.
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:44:51 UTC
Cuba gallery
PHOTOS: Check out these vacation photos off a camera a diver found in the ocean
text 'Fire Idzik' banner returns for Jets
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:36:43 UTC
For the second time in six weeks, the Jets practiced Wednesday as a plane circled the field carrying a banner that urged the firing of general manager John Idzik.
President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, declaring an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century of Cold War enmity.
text Vivek Ranadive talks coaching search
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:11:12 UTC
Vivek Ranadive is grateful for the discipline and order that Mike Malone restored in the Kings, but he wants Sacramento's next head coach to be an offensive-minded "jazz director."
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:59:01 UTC
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text Johnny Manziel early riser for Browns
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:50:59 UTC
Johnny Manziel called his ugly NFL starting debut an "absolutely" humbling experience, and his midweek preparation habits for Sunday's game at Carolina seem to validate those words.
text What You Need to Know About Alan Gross
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:50:57 UTC
Gross says he traveled to Havana to help Cuba’s Jews there connect to the web.
Rubio called President Obama the "worst negotiator" of "my lifetime."
Held for five years in Cuba, Alan Gross has finally been released.
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:30:40 UTC
West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck is joining the NCAA as executive vice president of regulatory affairs and will report directly to NCAA president Mark Emmert, it was announced Wednesday.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial to begin in Jan., hasn’t been seen since July 2013.
text President Obama delivers a statement on Cuba
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:48:24 UTC
Live special report expected to begin at 9 a.m.
text Showalter: Davis gets exemption
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:39:52 UTC
Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis, who was suspended 25 games in September for testing positive for amphetamines, has received clearance from Major League Baseball to use Adderall in the 2015 season, manager Buck Showalter told reporters Tuesday.
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:29:39 UTC
Tired of his words being twisted or taken out of context, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III is changing his tone.
Sony says theaters don't have to show 'The Interview' after threats
2-year-old Ryan giggles as he listens to his mom speak following a cochlear implant procedure.
Tips on how to make some special holiday treats, for your kids and for you.
text Bucks' Jabari Parker has torn ACL
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:49:11 UTC
Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker is expected to miss the rest of his rookie season after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee, the team announced Tuesday night.
Russell Westbrook had 32 points and seven assists, Kevin Durant scored 26 points, and the Thunder beat the reeling Kings 104-92 for their seventh straight win.
text Chargers commit to '15 in San Diego
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:39:02 UTC
In a renewed commitment to getting a stadium built here, the San Diego Chargers announced on Tuesday that team will not exercise its right to terminate the lease at Qualcomm Stadium, committing to play in the city for the 2015 season.
President Obama will deliver a statement on Cuba today from the White House at 9 a.m. PST.
Hillary Clinton spoke out against the use of torture during a speech in New York City.
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:06:22 UTC
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Marc Gasol scored 24 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped the Golden State Warriors' NBA-best 16-game winning streak with a 105-98 victory on Tuesday night.
After being held for five years in Cuba, 65-year-old Alan Gross has been released from prison and is en route to U.S. soil, according to ABC News.
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:41:29 UTC
Will you be wearing your "holiday best" for Christmas dinner? Well, if you're going all out anyway, then our recipe for Roasted Prime Rib of Beef is what you need to make your Christmas dinner a memorable one. Every juicy slice of this main dish will make you wish for Christmas every day of the year!
An Ohio man says a Cleveland Heights police officer acted aggressively when he pulled his gun on him during a traffic stop as he was rushing to his wife in labor.
The New York premiere and other screenings of the movie have been canceled because of online threats that moviegoers would be in danger.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced a joint review after deadly attack.
text Tyson Chandler feels sorry for Melo
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:51:10 UTC
Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler feels sorry for former New York Knicks teammate Carmelo Anthony, the face of a team that fell to 5-22 with Tuesday's 107-87 loss to the Mavs.