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  • Authorities are looking for the person who left an improvised explosive device at a Chowchilla gas station.
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  • People from all over the Valley checked out the 57th annual Chowchilla Western Stampede on Friday.
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  • Investigators say a shooting that occurred in Madera County on Monday appears to be the result of a drug deal gone wrong.
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  • Chowchilla police say a drowning that occurred inside a gated community on Friday has been ruled accidental.
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  • WWII Veteran honored in military service 70 years after he died
  • A U.S. Marine killed in action during World War II was honored in a special ceremony in the North Valley seven decades after he died -- and his son played an important role in his service.
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  • Madera County Sheriff's deputies have arrested one man for attempted murder, and are asking for help tracking down a second suspect.
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  • A pilot flying above a 150 acre mandarin grove said he was in the air for nearly 10 hours Sunday night when something suddenly went wrong inside the cockpit.
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  • A 20-year-old Chowchilla man and his 12-year-old sister are dead after a rollover crash in Madera County.
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  • Solitary Cellars, Madera County correctional officers dream
  • The Central Valley's wine industry is ever-changing, with new names trying to tap into the market. But one Madera County based label, Solitary Cellars, is getting a lot of attention -- both for its wine and the story behind it.
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  • Truckload of glass closed HWY 152 onramp
  • A busy North Valley freeway onramp is back open after a big rig lost control in Madera County.
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  • Two little girls are alive thanks to quick action by an off-duty reserve police officer.
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  • Authorities in the Chowchilla are on the lookout for more than one gunmen after a man was shot several times Thursday night.
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  • A judge sentenced two men to life in prison without parole Friday.
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  • A judge sentenced two men to life in prison without parole Friday.
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  • The City of Chowchilla has passed its third straight balanced budget after battling back from the brink of bankruptcy.
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  • Relatives of a murdered Valley teen say they finally have justice. Jurors convicted two men for an execution style shooting.
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  • Madera County Sheriffs Department arrested 23-year-old Antonio Michael Ybarra and 20-year-old Jose Pulido-Perez in Chowchilla
  • The Madera Co Sheriff's office announced that two suspects have been arrested following a Fairmead party shooting last weekend
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  • Jurors headed home after a third day of testimony in a Madera County murder trial.
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  • Two men are now on trial for an execution-style murder at a dairy barn near Chowchilla in 2008.
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  • Cowboys, cowgirls, and cattle took over the city of Chowchilla on Friday.
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  • Edward Tovar was sentenced to 120 days in jail and five years of probation.
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  • The accident happened at E. Harvey Pettit Road and S. Minturn Road north of Chowchilla
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  • The CHP said a pedestrian carrying a gas can was struck and killed while trying to cross the freeway.
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  • A North Valley mother and her young son are dead after a fog-related crash in Madera County.
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  • The 5th annual dinner was put on by the Chicano Correctional Workers Association.
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  • One of the Chowchilla kidnappers went before a parole board Wednesday afternoon, and his parole was denied.
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  • Investigators say fog may have been a factor in two vehicle collisions near Chowchilla.
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  • The second accomplice, Frederick Woods, will have a parole hearing at the end of the month.
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  • After weeks of anticipation, Halloween is finally here. Kids all over the Valley are getting ready for a busy night of trick or treating.
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  • A Valley landmark now has a new home.
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  • A piece of Valley history is heading to a new home.
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  • A symbolic step in Chowchilla, as a worker removed the words "for women" from the entrance sign at what's now Valley State Prison.
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  • An effort to keep male prisoners out of a women's prison near Chowchilla has failed.
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  • An investigation is underway in Chowchilla, after authorities say a police officer shot and injured a woman.
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  • A man is dead after the CHP said his car careened off a freeway ramp -- then the man tried to cross the road after the accident.
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  • A plan to convert Valley State Prison for Women in Chowchilla is upsetting people in the neighboring community of Fairmead, who believe they've already been left behind.
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  • A man convicted for one of the most infamous crimes ever in the Valley is out of prison after more than 30 years.
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  • There was a special homecoming in the North Valley Saturday when a five-year-old boy was reunited with his mother.
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  • One of the men responsible for one of the most infamous crimes ever here in the Valley is getting out of prison.
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  • The city of chowchilla received approval to annex two large sections of land.
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  • He didn't like to be called a hero, but the 26 children he saved back in 1976 don't know how else to describe him.
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  • Ed Ray, the bus driver in the 1976 Chowchilla school bus kidnappings, died Thursday.
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  • A Madera County man is in custody after authorities say he was involved in an early morning gunfight over a marijuana grow.
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  • The annual Chowchilla Western Stampede and Rodeo kicked off in Madera County.
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  • There is another twist in the 35-year-old Chowchilla bus kidnapping case.
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  • Herds of cattle will be running through the streets of Chowchilla on Wednesday.
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  • A North Valley murder victim is being remembered five years after she died. Her killer is still free.
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  • North Valley police have arrested a man they say stole a plane from Butte County and flew it to Chowchilla.
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  • The stabbing happened at a home on Avenue 19 near Road 12 just outside Chowchilla.
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  • One person is dead, and another is clinging to life after a stabbing. The stabbing happened near Avenue 19 and Road 12 in Chowchilla.
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