Legal Issues

Police: Man, woman found dead after Fresno office shooting

A man and a woman in a romantic relationship were found dead after a shooting at a medical office building in downtown Fresno, police in central California said Tuesday.

Police: Woman 'Tases' boy, bites his father in Walmart spree

Jasmine Stevenson, via Fresno PDA woman who went on a "Taser" spree in a Fresno Walmart Sunday bit the chest of a man trying to protect his 12-year-old son who was hit with the stun gun.

Chief Dyer: ‘I will be praying’ for Keith Foster

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer speaks to the media with Deputy Chief Keither Foster in this still captured from KMPH Fox 26 footage.At a hastily called Friday afternoon press conference, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer provided few new details regarding the arrest, less than 24 hours earlier, of his second-in-command, Deputy Chief Keith Foster.

Deputy police chief in Fresno arrested on drug charges

(AP) — Fresno's deputy police chief was among four people arrested on federal drug charges, including conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and heroin, authorities said Thursday.

Fresno court transitioning to new case system

Fresno Superior Court will transition to a new electronic case management system between March 30 and April 13. 

Fresno jury rules Greyhound not to blame in deadly crash

(AP) — Greyhound Bus is not at fault in a 2010 deadly crash in Fresno that killed six people, including the driver and two passengers, a jury ruled Tuesday.

Bullet train no bonanza for Valley eminent domain attorneys

The state’s High-Speed Rail Authority said it has not taken any property for the rail system via eminent domain, though it has caught some heat for its real estate procurement practices.California’s $68 billion bullet train project has yet to provide the bonanza of eminent domain lawsuits some Valley lawyers had been anticipating.

Fresno resident joins lawsuit against Lumber Liquidators

A Fresno resident has joined a class action lawsuit filed against Lumber Liquidators, Inc. after a CBS News "60 Minutes" investigation found high levels of formaldehyde in Chinese-made laminate flooring sold by the chain.

Fresno's Cedar Pharmacy to pay up to $1M in settlement

Fresno-based Cedar Pharmacy has agreed to pay $1 million to settle claims that it failed to properly record transactions involving controlled substances.

Fresno IRS employee indicted on tax fraud charges

Yolanda Castro, 45, was arrested during her shift last week at the Internal Revenue Service in Fresno following an indictment by a grand jury on 10 counts of tax fraud and making false statements to a government agency.