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feed text Marshawn Lynch's 2014 salary bumped
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:17:46 UTC
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch ended his holdout and reported to training camp on Thursday.
Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.
text Tyson: Jamie Foxx to star as me
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:42:16 UTC
Mike Tyson says Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx has agreed to portray him in a movie they're planning on starting within a year to 18 months.
text Jon Lester dealt for Yoenis Cespedes
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:37:10 UTC
The Boston Red Sox traded ace pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics not with an eye to the distant future, but to next season, acquiring slugger Yoenis Cespedes.
text 49ers, Harbaugh halt contract talks
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:06:45 UTC
The San Francisco 49ers and coach Jim Harbaugh have decided to table contract extension talks until after the 2014 season, team CEO Jed York said on a television show Thursday night.
text Tigers land David Price in 3-way deal
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 03:51:29 UTC
The Detroit Tigers have acquired All-Star left-hander David Price in a blockbuster trade with the Tampa Bay Rays, a source has confirmed to ESPN's Jayson Stark.
text A's Cespedes T-shirt promo still on
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:45:30 UTC
The Oakland Athletics made one of the boldest moves ahead of Thursday's trade deadline, acquiring ace pitcher Jon Lester in a deal for popular slugger Yoenis Cespedes. Now they have to figure out what to do with 10,000 T-shirts.
text Asdrubal Cabrera traded to Nationals
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:45:28 UTC
The Washington Nationals have acquired infielder Asdrubal Cabrera from the Cleveland Indians, sources have confirmed to ESPN.
text Stephen Drew traded to Yankees
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:45:26 UTC
The Boston Red Sox have completed a rare trade with the rival New York Yankees, sending shortstop Stephen Drew to New York in exchange for veteran infielder Kelly Johnson.
Days of hardball negotiating, cajoling and phone calls finally yield short truce in Gaza
text Dustin Johnson takes leave from tour
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:38:15 UTC
Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for what he said were "personal challenges."
text Tiger Woods: Best round since return
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:33:10 UTC
Tiger Woods, in his seventh official round since returning a month ago at the Quicken Loans, put up his best score since his break, surpassing by one stroke his 69 in the opening round of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool two weeks ago.
US, UN announce Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour Gaza cease-fire
Sickening how often this has happened.
text Tiger Woods opens with a 68
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:16:42 UTC
Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational.
This single mom's luck finally paid off.
A grandfather was killed by a deadly shot from across his Fresno apartment complex and the one man who says he saw the trigger pulled calls it an accident that didn't have to happen.
Family members are confused and heartbroken after a 52-year-old grandfather was killed outside of his home in Porterville.
Helping this child out will put a smile on your face.
text Ray Rice: It was 'one-time incident'
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:09:00 UTC
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to his wife and all women affected by domestic violence on Thursday, when he took questions for the first time since his alleged altercation with his then-fiancee in February.
According to U.S. Drought Monitor's weekly report, "Exceptional Drought" conditions have spread to a large section of Northern California.
"The woman will know what is sin and not sin," said deputy Prime Minister Arinc. "She will not laugh in public. She will not be inviting in her attitudes and will protect her chasteness."
The Woman has been spotted in at least seven states including Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia and Ohio.
text Johnny Manziel: It'll take time
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:48:32 UTC
Johnny Manziel admitted publicly what has been evident on the field during the first week of Cleveland Browns training camp: His learning curve is steep.
The internet still can't agree out what this emoji is.
text Adrian Peterson: 'I'll let it ride'
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:28:03 UTC
If there was ever a point in Adrian Peterson's career with the Minnesota Vikings when he could have thought seriously about leaving, the end of last season could have been it.
It described itself as an 'Automatic Thanking Machine'
text Cinnamon Bun Pie
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:00:17 UTC
Holy cow, these cinnamon buns are amazing! The combination of the flaky dough and the gooey topping makes this Cinnamon Bun Pie a recipe you'll want to keep near the top of your recipe collection.
video Spike
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:46:53 UTC
Hi my name is Spike and these super nice ladies from ACT rescued me and boy was that the best day of my life!
text Source: Giants unsure about Wilson
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:42:03 UTC
David Wilson's latest neck injury has raised significant concerns for the New York Giants, as a source close to the situation told ESPN.com on Thursday that the team would be very surprised if Wilson played for the them again.
text Paul George: 'A lot of pressure'
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:42:01 UTC
It seemed like July was a bit of a bad month for the Indiana Pacers, with Lance Stephenson bolting to Charlotte after what seemed like an unnecessary contract dispute and LeBron James signing with a division rival.
text ABC30 Contact and Information
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:26:48 UTC
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text Cards get John Lackey from Red Sox
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:26:31 UTC
The Boston Red Sox have traded veteran pitcher John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for outfielder Allen Craig and right-hander Joe Kelly, a league source confirmed to ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes.
text Online Public Inspection File
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:21:57 UTC
Access the KFSN-TV Station Profile and Online Public Inspection Files located on the FCC web site.
A new video project California gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari put together in Fresno.
text Zach Hocker regrets hair choice
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:15:13 UTC
Zach Hocker gave them the option. Now he wishes he had just given them a bad skit.
text Animal Compassion Team - Pet of the Week
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:03:00 UTC
Find out how to make pets featured on ABC30 a part of your family, and meet other animals that also need a forever home.
text A's get Sam Fuld for Tommy Milone
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:59:59 UTC
The pitching-rich Oakland Athletics have traded left-hander Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld, a source told ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick.
text @NBA will be put on game balls
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:49:48 UTC
The NBA announced Thursday that it would be putting its social media identifier, @NBA, right under the words "official game ball," becoming the first league to usher social media literally into the players' hands.
text Band director was trying to fix culture
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:39:39 UTC
Ohio State University's fired marching band director was working to fix a vulgar culture "in dire need of change" before he was dismissed last week, he said in a document released by his attorney.
text Central California Weather
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:23:15 UTC
The latest forecasts from StormWarn30 for Central California
text NFL placing trackers in pads
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:14:13 UTC
Hoping to keep up with the fans' insatiable appetite for player statistics, the NFL will install real-time location systems in 17 of its stadiums this year.
text Colts' Donald Thomas tears quad
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:04:01 UTC
The Colts' Donald Thomas, who was expected to start at guard this season, re-tore the same quad that cost him all but two games during the 2013 season, according to a source.
The fire has now burned 3,900 acres, and is 34 percent contained.
A Florida man who fought with an al Qaeda-linked group Syria was able to return home, unbeknownst to American security officials, and hang around in the U.S. for months before returning to the Middle East to carry out a deadly suicide bombing there, acc..
W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths; S. Leone declares health emergency
text 'Bobo' Wilson pleads no contest
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:38:29 UTC
Florida State Seminoles receiver Jesus Wilson has pleaded no contest to two misdemeanors for his role in a scooter theft on campus, his attorney confirmed Thursday.
A Palestinian woman gave birth to quadruplets in Gaza Thursday, a sign of optimism amid ongoing bloodshed in the region.
Fire crews are struggling to gain ground on the wildfire burning near the San Joaquin River drainage, south of Mammoth Pool Reservoir.
text Young Israelis, Gazans Live-Tweet Conflict
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:13:06 UTC
Israelis and Palestinians are Tweeting their different versions of the conflict.
Evacuation orders are still in place in the Mammoth Pool area. The wildfire is burning in steep and rugged terrain near rock creek -- south of Mammoth Pool Reservoir.
Publishers hope the new illustrations will inspire the next generation of fans of the series.
Former Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr may be in the NFL getting ready for the Raiders season ahead, but his alma matter is paying tribute to his time as a Bulldog.
text Israel Calls up Another 16,000 Reserves
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:51:38 UTC
More than 1,300 Palestinians have died in the conflict.
text Justin Masterson heading to Cards
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:31:19 UTC
The Cleveland Indians have traded veteran right-hander Justin Masterson to the St. Louis Cardinals.
text Ned Colletti: Matt Kemp not on table
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:03:16 UTC
Matt Kemp will be wearing a Los Angeles Dodgers uniform after Thursday afternoon's trade deadline, general manager Ned Colletti said.
text Wolves talking Love only with Cavs
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:03:14 UTC
The Minnesota Timberwolves were engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, adding to the growing belief around the NBA that Love teaming up with LeBron James is inevitable, according to sources
text Good morning sunshine!
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:41:42 UTC
Sunrise pictures from Central California.
A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing an 80-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot, authorities said.
text No. 1 Serena Williams rolls in return
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:32:47 UTC
Serena Williams looked healthy and played sharp in her first tournament since defaulting during a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon.
text Pat Riley says Heat will be fine
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:32:44 UTC
Miami Heat president Pat Riley insists his franchise has recovered well from LeBron James' stunning return to Cleveland in free agency, but admits that it remains a difficult blow to accept.
Officials say 75-year-old Dawson Johnson was supposed to hike to lower Crabtree Meadow, to Guitar Lake, and then to Mount Whitney on Tuesday.
text Jon Lester still with Red Sox
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:31:53 UTC
Jon Lester was still a member of the Red Sox as of late Wednesday night.
video Accuweather Forecast
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:57:39 UTC
Accuweather Forecast
Space battles? Talking trees and raccoons? Count us in.
West St. Paul, Minnesota, authorities are searching for Brian Fitch Sr., who is wanted in the shooting death of a police officer.
Matt Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, Zack Greinke struck out a season-high 13 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night for their season-best fifth straight victory.
text Capello: I'll quit if Russia lose belief
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:02:32 UTC
text Soccer Power Index: Daily update
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:02:30 UTC
World Cup
Sheriff's deputies arrested a Fresno defense attorney after they believe he refused to follow security measures to enter the courthouse.
The Fresno City Council agrees to repeal water rates imposed on residents last year.
Appellate court overturns high-speed rail rulings
A marijuana bust, a stone's throw away from a school and a sprawling neighborhood in Fresno County.
text Calipari: Derrick Rose 'on mission'
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:46:33 UTC
Derrick Rose's basketball resurgence continued Wednesday as the former MVP opened more eyes during Day 3 of Team USA's training camp.
text George W. Bush honors Derek Jeter
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:36:26 UTC
Derek Jeter got the boot -- a pair of them, actually -- a check, and a visit from a former president on Wednesday night in a pregame ceremony commemorating his final game at Globe Life Park, home of the Texas Rangers.
text Pauley Pavilion still waterlogged
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:11:08 UTC
UCLA officials are trying to save the Pauley Pavilion court, which is buckling after flooding spread throughout campus Tuesday.
text Tony Romo not sure he'll play Aug. 7
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:05:29 UTC
With the long-term view on the regular season Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said he will play some in the preseason, but perhaps not the Aug. 7 opener against the San Diego Chargers.
text Peterson: Feud with Sherman 'fun'
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:04:42 UTC
To Patrick Peterson, his ongoing Twitter feud with Richard Sherman is all in good fun. Peterson doesn't think Sherman sees it the same way.
A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
text David Stern praises Adam Silver
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:48:51 UTC
Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will "end well" for the league.
text Ravens' Harbaugh supports Ray Rice
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:43:46 UTC
On the eve of Ray Rice addressing the media, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh continued to support his starting running back, saying he was "disappointed" in the domestic violence incident but was "proud" in what he's done since.
A Lake Tahoe wildlife center is packed with orphaned bear cubs right now -- the most they've ever had this early in the summer. The cubs are getting great care at the only place in California licensed to care for wild cubs.
video El Portal Fire
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:43:14 UTC
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - El Portal Fire Update
Mohamed Kassem purchased his "Million $$ Match" ticket at the Country Corner Market on Adams Avenue and Alta Avenue in Reedley.
Suing the president: Divided House OKs GOP plan for lawsuit claiming Obama exceeded powers
text Tyron Smith gets 8-year extension
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:46:42 UTC
The Dallas Cowboys have signed Pro Bowl offensive tackle Tyron Smith to an eight-year extension through 2023, making the total value of his contract worth nearly $110 million, according to multiple sources.
text Brandon Marshall praises Jay Cutler
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:00:31 UTC
Brandon Marshall says Bears teammate Jay Cutler is poised for an MVP season.
You might need a new belt when you eat at these restaurants.
text RG III, Redskins plan less zone read
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:14:12 UTC
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says he's not a zone read option quarterback and doesn't plan on running it much this season.
text Tuscan Bread Salad recipe
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:31:56 UTC
Crunchy seasoned croutons, ripe plum tomatoes, and fresh cucumbers are tossed in an olive oil blend to make what we think is one of the best bread salad recipes ever. It's a bonus that our Tuscan Bread Salad looks so beautiful, too!
text 76ers want lottery overhaul delayed
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:36:26 UTC
The NBA is pushing toward changes to the draft lottery system by next season but is facing a strong objection from the Philadelphia 76ers, the franchise that could suffer the most from it, multiple sources told ESPN.com.
text 27th Annual Pint for Pint Blood Drive
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:02:19 UTC
All donors who give at any Central California Blood Center location in Fresno, Visalia or at the Sierra Vista Mall in Clovis will receive a voucher for a FREE Pint of Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream and a FREE Commemorative T-shirt.
text ABC30 Community
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:01:41 UTC
Saturday & Sunday, June 28th & 29th from 1 PM - 5 PM -- Central Valley Community Calendar, featured events and special programs.
text NFL warns Josh Gordon's defense
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:50:12 UTC
Ahead of Josh Gordon's appeal hearing Friday, during which he is expected to blame a failed marijuana test on secondhand smoke, the NFL said "you are responsible for what is in your body."
text Brown: Sanders' comments 'terrible'
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:45:05 UTC
Pro Bowl wide receiver Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders were teammates for four seasons with the Steelers and remain good friends, but Brown took issue with Sanders calling quarterback Peyton Manning a "far better leader" than Ben Roethlisberger.
text Report: 3 groups submit Bills bids
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:39:54 UTC
Three initial bids were submitted Tuesday to an investment bank handling the sale of the Buffalo Bills, the Toronto Sun reported.
text Photos of lightning in the Valley
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:26:18 UTC
Thunderstorms rolled throught the Valley and the Foothills early Wednesday morning.
video Lightning Video
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:25:27 UTC
Lightning video from July 30, 2014
text Sabine Lisicki hits 131 mph serve
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:48:28 UTC
The WTA says Sabine Lisicki has hit the fastest serve in the history of the women's tennis tour, reaching 131 mph (211 kph).
text Kevin Durant: LeBron move 'classy'
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:43:17 UTC
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant congratulated LeBron James on his decision to return to Cleveland but says he's not sure if he'll play for his hometown Wizards when he becomes a free agent.
French Fire Evacuations in place for the Mammoth Pool area | Pre-evacuation Alert issued for Kinsman Flat and Arnold Meadow.
These celebs won't be ready for a closeup when they're older
text Inside Gaza With an Israeli Armored Unit
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:31:24 UTC
ABC News' Terry Moran rode along with an Israeli armored unit into Gaza today.
text McNair in favor of 'strong franchises'
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:26:19 UTC
As chairman of the finance committee, Texans owner Bob McNair's opinion will impact any team's move. With the Raiders reportedly considering a move to San Antonio, Texas, he said Tuesday he is withholding judgment until he knows all the facts.
text Derrick Rose draws more praise
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:21:12 UTC
Bulls point guard Derrick Rose continues to open eyes in Team USA's training camp as he makes his way back from the torn meniscus in his right knee that cost him all but 10 games of the past season.
text Flood threatens Pauley Pavilion court
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:16:05 UTC
A massive water main break that flooded parts of UCLA's campus, including Pauley Pavilion, threatened to ruin the Bruins' home floor and do similar damage to other buildings Tuesday.
text Specialist to examine David Wilson
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:10:54 UTC
New York Giants running back David Wilson underwent a battery of tests on his neck Tuesday night and will not practice until at least next week.
text Twitter captures water main flood at UCLA
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:44:05 UTC
After a massive water main break on Sunset Blvd, students and staff are flooded out of their classes.
text Twins signing fireballer for $250K
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:35:01 UTC
In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs in a California summer league but has never been drafted.
The Fresno Grizzlies are getting ready for a big game on Saturday and they're already getting national attention.
video Rhonda Murphy: Clearing the obstacles
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:49:58 UTC
Extreme obstacle courses, like mud runs, are becoming more popular. But it takes a lot of hard work to be able to complete one.
Thousands of jellyfish-like creatures have washed ashore in at least two places along the Bay Area shoreline. It's very unusual for this time of year.
text Cardinals, CB Patrick Peterson: $70M
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:52:03 UTC
The Arizona Cardinals have agreed with Patrick Peterson on a five-year contract extension, a deal the Pro Bowler said Tuesday night is worth $70 million with $48 million guaranteed, which makes him the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL.
The United Nations agency that governs civil aviation is creating a task force aimed at improving security measures after the shoot-down of a Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine.
text Shells Hit UN School in Gaza, Kill 15
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:26:18 UTC
The strike follows deadliest day in Israel-Hamas conflict.
text Vin Scully to return for 2015
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:21:12 UTC
The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Tuesday night that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return for his 66th season in 2015.
text John Abraham found passed out
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:10:56 UTC
An officer found John Abraham passed out behind the wheel of his black Dodge Challenger at around 4 p.m. ET June 29 at the intersection of an Atlanta suburb after he had left the Pink Pony strip club, according to a police report.
text OOPS: Dog slide fail has unfortunate ending
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:30:22 UTC
Dogs on a playground. Can't backfire, right?
Manny Machado led off the 12th inning with a home run off Cory Rasmus and gave the Baltimore Orioles a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.
As thousands of Detroit residents struggle without water, one woman is reaching out to an unlikely source to pay her overdue bill: PETA.
Catcher John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night.
The man charged with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenager Abigail Hernandez was arrested twice during the nine months that she was missing, court records indicate.
text Reports: Argentina's Sabella to resign
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:00:37 UTC
Argentina news
text Ax nearly impales woman in car on highway
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:22:54 UTC
A driver and passenger escaped unscathed after an ax flies through their car's windshield along a busy highway.
Tickets to the Big Fresno Fair concert series are now available for sale.
The inmate who has tested positive for tuberculosis is being held in a special isolation cell that removes the risk to other patients. He is not being identified because of medical confidentiality laws.
Richard Escalon and Marcos Gonzales are on trial for the murder of Christopher Zuniga. The final battle began in the basement, a place Escalon called a "meth dungeon."
Assembly member Henry T. Perea and five other state lawmakers spent eight days in Guatemala, El Salvador and Panama. While there he met with national leaders to discuss how they can prevent the problem from getting worse.
Some people who live in Sanger are outraged because of a proposal to build another gravel mine in the area. About 40 people showed up at a public hearing to comment on an Environmental Impact Report about the plan to build the gravel mine.
Madera Police are investigating a frightening home break-in. A local family had barricaded themselves in a closet. They hid from several burglars that had cut the power to their home, then ransacked it.
video Turbo Charged: New Way to Lose Weight
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:26:05 UTC
You've heard of the Atkins, the Mediterranean, and the Cabbage diet. How about a no diet "diet" and no gym too? One health expert guarantees you will still lose weight and look fabulous.
video Valley boy helped by the donations of others
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:16:21 UTC
Someone in the Valley receives a blood donation, nearly every day.
The shattered windows on the side of Recreation Ball Park in Visalia are hard to miss.
A Fresno County man is in jail because county officials say he's a potential health risk to the community. County health officials say he's infected with tuberculosis.
text Jon Lester scratched but no trade yet
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:38:24 UTC
Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester will not make his scheduled start Wednesday, but he has not been traded -- yet.
text Byron Scott: It's about winning titles
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:06:10 UTC
Byron Scott says being the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers is "a dream come true."
Water flooded the streets of Westwood near UCLA Tuesday afternoon after a water main break. Sunset Boulevard was closed from Hilgard to Veteran avenues.
Water flooded the streets of Westwood near UCLA Tuesday afternoon after a water main break, causing street closures.
text Silva-Diaz to headline Jan. 31 card
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:53:08 UTC
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to action Jan. 31 in a 185-pound contest against Nick Diaz at UFC 183 in Las Vegas.
Work on the high-speed rail project is well underway and providing jobs in Fresno County, but the project has outspoken enemies, like Fresno County Supervisor Debbie Poochigian, who announced at Tuesdays board meeting.
This dog has a natural instinct of saving young life.
text Stephen A. Smith off air for 1 week
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:07:11 UTC
ESPN has announced that commentator Stephen A. Smith will not be appearing on ESPN2's "First Take" or on ESPN Radio for the next week. He will return Aug. 6.
A Fresno woman will get a chance at redemption after trying to kill her own parents. 26-year-old Lisa Alarcon will serve a 20-year prison sentence for the shooting.
Tractors began tearing out about 400 acres of citrus trees at Harlan Ranch near Clovis because of the drought.
The purrrfect way to raise awareness.
As if Mets fans didn't have enough to worry about.
video Valley Fashion Blogger Promotes Self-Love
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:30:27 UTC
Every week, fashion blogger Amanda Allison's thousands of followers get a glimpse inside this girly room in her Clovis apartment, filled with all things 'sparkly'.
text Man faces jail time, fine for urination
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:59:16 UTC
Maryland authorities said Tuesday they will charge a man with disorderly conduct in a cemetery for allegedly urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell.
The body of a male adolescent was found Sunday night in the wheel-well of a U.S. Air Force C-130 at Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany after the plane had arrived from a flight that originated in Africa, a U.S. official confirmed today.
Chatter about impeachment has been all the rage in Washington this summer. Democrats say Republicans are shilling for it. Republicans counter that the buzz is merely a Democratic fundraising ploy. So who really started it -- and when?
text Josh Gordon defense plan outlined
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:57:35 UTC
The legal team for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will argue in a hearing Friday that its client has disputed test results that were caused from secondhand marijuana smoke, according to sources.
text Jon Lester's agent denies report
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:32:02 UTC
Jon Lester's agent denied a published report that claimed the pitcher's representatives informed the club what it would take to sign him, prompting the club's decision to trade him.
text Joe Riggs hurt in firearm accident
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:26:56 UTC
Newly signed UFC welterweight Joe Riggs was involved in a firearm-related accident in his home Monday, according to UFC officials.
text Rex Ryan cool with team's talk
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:21:45 UTC
There's a lot of bluster coming from the New York Jets, and Rex Ryan is cool with that.
President Obama addressed the latest round of sanctions against Russia today in a statement at the White House.
text Wallace 'Wah Wah' Jones dies
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:25:17 UTC
Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones, a multisport star who helped Kentucky win the first two of its eight national titles and is considered the school's greatest all-around athlete, has died. He was 88.
text Rory McIlroy returns for Bridgestone
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:20:08 UTC
Rory McIlroy is ready to "move on and move forward" following his win at the Open Championship, and it will start at this week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
text Top Sierra Leone Doctor Dies of Ebola
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:20:03 UTC
Dr. Shek Umar contracted the virus while helping others.
Under federal law, unsolicited automated calls to your cell are illegal.
Florida health officials are warning beachgoers about a seawater bacterium that can invade cuts and scrapes and cause flesh-eating disease.
Police arrest suspected arsonist in Downtown Fresno
text GM: RG III played before ready
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:33:50 UTC
Washington Redskins vice president and general manager Bruce Allen said quarterback Robert Griffin III should not have opened the season as the starter a year ago, not because his knee wasn't ready but rather because of his game.
text NCAA settles head-injury lawsuit
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:07:58 UTC
The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
Over the course of the past week, residents surrounding the Upper Mississippi River Valley are being afflicted by massive swarms of mayflies of Old Testament proportions.
Matt Barnes utilized his social team to find justice.
text Michele Roberts named NBPA chief
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:26:45 UTC
Washington, D.C., attorney Michele Roberts has been voted in as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, becoming the first woman to head up a major sports union.
text Stranded Whale Watchers Cheerfully Spout Off
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:45:36 UTC
The three hour whale watching tour docked this morning after being stuck all night at sea, but the passengers trouped off all smiles with a voucher to take another ride for free."It was fantastic," one woman said as she disembarked in Boston Harbor this..
NBA player Matt Barnes is using his celebrity status to launch a social media manhunt.
text Shelly Sterling can proceed with sale
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:40:27 UTC
A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
text Blake Griffin has fracture in back
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:35:16 UTC
Clippers forward Blake Griffin withdrew last week from Team USA training camp for the FIBA World Cup because he was advised by doctors to give a small fracture in his back more time to heal before the start of the next NBA season, sources told ESPN.com
text Seahawks sign OT Eric Winston
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:30:11 UTC
NFL Players Association president Eric Winston signed a one-year deal with Seattle Seahawks, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, confirming multiple reports.
Move over, Queen Elizabeth, there's a new royal photobomber in town!
text Lions table Ndamukong Suh talks
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:33:54 UTC
Ndamukong Suh will not have a deal until at least after the 2014 NFL season.
text Derrick Rose in form at U.S. camp
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:52:49 UTC
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose says his confidence is 'through the roof' and he's looking forward to proving his doubters wrong this season as he tries to make his way back from two serious knee injuries.
text Girl Hit by Plane on Beach Dies
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:52:45 UTC
Sheriff: 9-year-old Georgia girl who was struck by crashing plane on Florida beach has died
text 6.3 earthquake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:21:33 UTC
A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no reports of damage or injury.
"OH MY GOSH! I want him to stay little!"
Israel slammed Gaza with a barrage of airstrikes overnight, the heaviest bombardment in the three-week conflict.
text VIRAL VIDEO: Baby elephant meets cat
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:11:36 UTC
What happens when a baby elephant sees a cat for the first time?
Charles Mozdir disappeared.
text World Cup prize money 'inadequate'
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:05:30 UTC
World Cup news
text Franck Ribery over World Cup woe
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:05:28 UTC
Bayern Munich news
Investigators hope you can help them find a man who went into the back yard of a home in the Katy area, took a dip in the homeowner's pool and sat down without clothes looking into the house.
Police have charged a 34-year-old North Carolina mother with biting her 16-week-old baby and breaking the child's ribs and shoulder blades.
video Preventing drought related crimes
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:18:35 UTC
Farm workers across the Central Valley are some of those who are hardest hit by this unprecedented drought. Now a group of South Valley officers is reaching out to them to prevent an increase in drought related crimes.
video Crews make gains on 2 California wildfires
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:11:13 UTC
Fire crews gained ground Tuesday on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling another fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento.
The city of Hanford is seeing an influx of new businesses and now a big box store has announced its plans to revitalize an aging shopping center.
Fresno's continuing population growth and the need for more infrastructures is contributing to a boom in the traffic management industry.
Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.
text Serena Williams to play Wednesday
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:47:50 UTC
Serena Williams said Monday that she feels fine and is ready to play again after a disturbing performance that scared even her during a doubles match at Wimbledon four weeks ago.
text Jersey estimated to sell for $100K
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:27:17 UTC
An auction house believes an autographed, game-used Johnny Manziel jersey it is selling will set the record for the highest price ever paid for a college football jersey.
text NFL VP: League sent a message
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:06:54 UTC
NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch strongly disagreed Monday that the league's two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for his domestic violence arrest was too light.
Doctors Struggle To Contain Ebola Outbreak
text Poll: LeBron's reputation improving
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:42:46 UTC
LeBron James is coming back, not only to Cleveland but back into the public's favor.
What degree are you?
text Breathtaking footage of tornado in Tennessee
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:25:53 UTC
This eye of the storm footage is truly captivating
Every year in the United States, approximately 60 people are killed by lightning and hundreds more are injured.
A visual display of one of the most important events of the 20th century.
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text Survivor's Story: How I Lived Through Ebola
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:41:19 UTC
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed the lives of at least 672 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, but one person who survived the virulent disease is shedding light on what it's like to battle the virus.
Police have arrested a 34-year-old man with kidnapping Abigail Hernandez, the New Hampshire teen who vanished on her walk home from school nine months before she returned home last week.
Netanyahu tells Israelis to be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, army urges Gaza evacuations
SC mom's arrest for leaving 9-year-old at park raises child care debate.
The family of a missing mom in Oregon has launched a massive search for the woman who police say was last seen at a gas station four days ago.
The fox says cheese when it comes to GoPro cameras.
video New App Offers Doctor on Demand
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:14:46 UTC
A new app wants to change the way you see the doctor -- putting the power in more patients' hands, through their smartphones.
Two U.S. Marshals and one NYPD detective were shot today while serving a warrant in New York City, officials said.
A new restaurant will open soon in Fresno's Fig Garden Village, and they are hiring.
text Goal for Eli Manning: 70 percent rate
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:41:39 UTC
The New York Giants are setting lofty goals for their new offense in 2014 as new quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf has challenged Eli Manning to complete 70 percent of his passes.
text Breathtaking footage of tornado in Tennessee
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:50:57 UTC
This eye of the storm footage is truly captivating
text Michael Jordan: I don't own a number
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:19:38 UTC
Michael Jordan has no problem with LeBron James returning to No. 23 in his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
text Peterson: Vikings more aggressive
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:14:31 UTC
Now that offensive coordinator Norv Turner has arrived, bringing what should be a more aggressive scheme to the Minnesota Vikings, running back Adrian Peterson said he's playing in the offense he's "been looking for for the past seven years."
Famous "plus-size" model Robyn Lawley is the latest celebrity to go makeup and Photoshop-free in the ongoing trend to promote body-acceptance.
text GM: Big Ben will retire as a Steeler
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:08:05 UTC
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Monday that signing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a long-term contract is just a matter of when, not if.
text Joakim Noah: Want to beat LeBron
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:08:03 UTC
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah knows that in order to win a championship this season, he and his team are going to have to push through an opponent that has repeatedly stood in their way: LeBron James.
text Medical Specialists
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:02:43 UTC
Medical specialists from around the Valley give information on medical procedures and facilities.
text Was There a 2nd Oklahoma City Bomber?
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:42:24 UTC
Trial opening as man tries to show FBI has Oklahoma City bomb video that shows 2nd suspect
text Tournament-used McIlroy ball for sale
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:37:20 UTC
The ball that Rory McIlroy used during the final round of his convincing Open Championship win earlier this month has been put up for auction by golf auction house Green Jacket Auctions.
text Colts release Chris Rainey
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:32:12 UTC
Running back Chris Rainey, released Monday by the Indianapolis Colts, was let go for a violation of an undisclosed team rule, coach Chuck Pagano said Monday.
Pressure for a cease-fire followed new attacks launched by Israel and Hamas.
Police have released a sketch of the suspect who they believe drove away with Abigail Hernandez when she was walking home from school on October 9.
The latest on the deadly virus and the people working to contain it.
video Naked man hit, killed by LAPD patrol car
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:53:46 UTC
A naked pedestrian was hit and killed by a Los Angeles police car in Jefferson Park, police said Monday.
text Yanks fan returns lost Red Sox ring
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:51:09 UTC
A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.
text How the Ebola Virus Spreads to Humans
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:25:36 UTC
People caring for infected individuals- from friends and relatives who may be taking care of the diseased at home or the doctors treating the ill in hospitals- are among the most commonly infected.
Pakistani police say a mob has burned down several homes belonging to minority Ahmadi Muslims in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook.
text Kyle Rudolph, Vikings agree on deal
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:34:34 UTC
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a five-year extension with tight end Kyle Rudolph, according to a league source.
text Byron Scott: Lakers' legacy is key
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:34:31 UTC
Byron Scott says for the chance to coach the team he won three NBA titles with as a player, the wait for his hiring will be worth it in the end.
text LeBron James to go back to No. 23
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:24:18 UTC
LeBron James will be back wearing No. 23 for his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers next season.
Ladies and gentlemen, Katniss Everdeen -- finally.
UPDATE: El Portal Fire has burned 2,632 acres and is 5 percent contained.
The El Portal Fire has now burned 2,700 acres and remains at just 5 percent containment. But there is some good news. Old El Portal will soon be cleared of evacuation orders.
A huge crowd turned out to see the running of the bulls in Alameda County, but not all of them were happy to see the event make its debut.
video Back to School technology
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:13:16 UTC
Summer will soon be over and students across the Valley will be heading back to school.
Trained in mixed martial arts, a store clerk didn't hesitate to come to another man's defense
Israel carries out 3 airstrikes on Gaza, breaking relative lull at start of Muslim holiday
After first putting a damper on skiing and snowboarding in the winter, the drought now is taking a toll on boating and rafting around Lake Tahoe.
A Florida State University criminal law professor was pulling into his driveway and talking on his cell phone when he was fatally shot, ABC News has learned exclusively.
Russia is calling for the United Nations Security Council to approve a U.N.-led investigation into what brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
A rare lightning storm struck packed Venice Beach, Calif., today, killing a 20-year-old man and injuring up to 12 others, one critically, after the same storm had struck a person on Catalina Island.
These heavy hitting music movies definitely deserve a cinematic encore.
text Tiny two-legged Chihuahua uses wheelchair
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:13:31 UTC
A tiny two-legged Chihuahua named Turbo is mobile again thanks to some creative engineering.
Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.
text Deputy PM Clegg: Strip Russia of WC
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:07:56 UTC
World Cup
text Fallen Visalia soldier's body returned to US
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:48:59 UTC
The flag-draped coffin carrying the body of Army Pfc. Keith Williams, who was killed by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan, arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Saturday.
A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Some Southwest Fresno residents are upset with Fresno Unified School District, over the teacher hired to teach African-American and Latino studies classes.
video Safety alert: laundry detergent packs
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:02:50 UTC
Laundry detergent packets that you just toss into the washing machine have risen in sales. But safety concerns for children have also increased.
Fire crews are trying to tear down dry brush and trees in hopes of stopping the El Portal Fire from spreading further into Yosemite.
text Services planned for fallen Visalia soldier
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:16:54 UTC
Services for a South Valley soldier killed in Afghanistan are being planned in Visalia.