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21-year-old Pixley man shot to death outside his apartment
A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in Pixley on Monday night, according to the Tulare County Sheriff's Office.
Police identify 2 killed in Visalia head-on crash
A man and woman married more than 50 years have been identified as the victims in a deadly head-on crash.
Visalia family escapes house fire likely caused by illegal fireworks
Even before the fire, Yadira's family was having a hard time. Her mother and brother tested positive for COVID-19.
Delano Police to step up gang enforcement after two girls shot dead at party
Delano police are searching for suspects involved in a shooting that killed two children and injured three adults on Thursday night.
Tulare church's fireworks fundraiser raising money to clear medical debt
A Tulare church is trying something new for their annual fireworks fundraiser.
COS designates free-speech area for Visalia students to hang Black Lives Matter signs
Visalia Unified's partnership with the college comes after the signs were torn down from El Diamante High School last week.
In Porterville, hospital close to next phase of COVID surge plan and state surge site reactivated
Hospitals in Tulare County are taking measures to deal with a sudden influx of coronavirus patients as the number of COVID-19 cases surges in the county.
Tulare County seeing large increase in COVID cases among younger people
Kaweah Delta Medical Center officials say 40% of their hospitalized coronavirus patients are now under the age of 65.
'Golden State Killer' Joseph DeAngelo pleads guilty to 13 murders, dozens of rapes across California
Accused Golden State Killer, Joseph DeAngelo, 74, has pleaded guilty to all of the crimes he's charged with - including 13 murders - at a hearing in Sacramento.
Man sentenced to death for 2015 murders near Dinuba
Hernan Rodriguez is accused of intentionally shooting a high-powered rifle into a group of fieldworkers having lunch and killing two of them.
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