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  • 041814-kfsn-4pm-child-porn-warrant-vid
  • A Hanford man was arrested Friday on suspicion of molesting a minor and possessing child pornography.
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sex crimes, visalia, tulare county, hanford, kings county, local, jessica peres
  • Lemoore water
  • Water. We need it for our lawns, to cook, and we drink it. Now, city officials in Lemoore want people to conserve it.
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water, drought, california water, lemoore, kings county, local, jessica peres
  • 041414-kfsn-11pm-dinuba-drug-bust-vid
  • A major international drug smuggling ring based in Tulare County has been busted, and 11 people have been arrested.
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crimetracker, drug bust, kamala harris, dinuba, tulare county, fresno, fresno county, kings county, local, linda mumma
  • 040714-kfsn-fake-receipt-theft-vid
  • Police say a woman is in jail for using fake receipts to rip off Walmart stores across at least three Valley counties.
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theft, scams, crimetracker, walmart, fresno, fresno county, visalia, tulare county, kings county, local, rick montanez
  • Plans for a new memorial to commemorate aviators killed in the line of duty are underway at Lemoore Naval Air Station.
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accident, naval air station lemoore, lemoore, kings county, local, jessica peres
  • Investigators now know the identity of a homicide victim whose body was found in a Kings County field.
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crimetracker, homicide, kings county, local
  • 140324_KFSN_430PM_KingsCoBodyFound
  • Investigators are searching for clues after the body of a young woman was discovered in a field in the South Valley.
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kings county, local, jessica peres
  • Lemoore dentist foils a burglars plan
  • A Kings County dentist confronts a burglar, sending the suspect running. But the man was captured on camera before he got away.
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crimetracker, burglary, lemoore, kings county, local, sontaya rose
  • A 2.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Coalinga area on Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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earthquake, coalinga, avenal, fresno county, kings county, local
  • Hanford police have arrested two women on suspicion of identity theft and passing counterfeit checks.
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theft, crimetracker, hanford, kings county, local
  • A Hanford teen is accused of attempted rape after authorities say he climbed through a bedroom window and removed a woman's clothing while she was sleeping.
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crimetracker, sex crimes, hanford, kings county, local
  • 140219_KFSN_4PM_SlaughterhouseHanford
  • A troubled Hanford meat processing facility was forced to take corrective action after federal inspectors shut it down over cleanliness issues.
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hanford, kings county, local, dale yurong
  • Federal inspectors have shut down a Hanford slaughterhouse because of unsanitary conditions.
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hanford, kings county, local
  • Hundreds of dead fish surface in Kings River fishing spot
  • Hundreds of dead fish are surfacing in a popular fishing spot in the Kings River. The dead fish began showing up earlier this week.
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kings river, kings county, animal, local, rick montanez
  • Bad Air
  • Unhealthy air is taking a toll on many Central Valley residents and putting some sporting events on hold.
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air quality, clovis unified school district, fresno county, kings county, tulare county, kern county, local, anthony pura
  • In-N-Out opens in Hanford
  • We're in a double-double kind of mood because fast food chain In-N-Out burger is finally opening its restaurant in Hanford.
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hanford, kings county, in-n-out, business, amanda venegas
  • Earthquake shakes parts of the Central Valley
  • Parts of the Central Valley were shaken after an earthquake hit late Thursday night.
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earthquake, avenal, fresno county, kings county, tulare county, local
  • LNAS
  • Family members rushed out of a hangar to hug the pilots as they arrived at Lemoore Naval Air Station in Kings County.
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kings county, lemoore, lemoore naval air station, local, jessica peres
  • The Kings County Sheriff's Department said homicide is suspected after they found a Hanford man dead in a parked car in Armona.
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armona, hanford, kings county, homicide, local
  • Nearly 20 arrested in Kings County Norteno gang sweep
  • The Kings County Gang Task Force served 16 simultaneous search warrants on Wednesday that took aim at the Norteno criminal street gang, authorities said.
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kings county, hanford, lemoore, local, jessica peres
  • The highly anticipated In-N-Out restaurant in Hanford will soon be hiring for the location.
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employment, kings county, hanford, economy, business
  • Dad makes princess carriage for special needs daughter
  • Custom costumes take on a whole new meaning this year.
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hanford, kings county, halloween, good news, local, rick montanez
  • Hanford Tax
  • The city of Hanford is moving forward with a proposal to increase the cities sales tax.
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taxes, hanford, kings county, politics, jessica peres
  • State Senator Andy Vidak hears High Speed Rail Concerns from Fresno Business
  • State Senator Andy Vidak's Fresno stop, on what he's calling a "Whistle Stop Tour," was the Cosmopolitan Restaurant and Bar. It's one of the businesses expected to be displaced by the California High Speed Rail project.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, kings county, high speed rail, politics, gene haagenson
  • Hanford man faces charges after 2 children go missing
  • The search for the parents of two young children ends with the father in jail. Peter Davalos, 25, is now at the Kings County Jail on charges of child endangerment after he handed his two young children off to an intoxicated family member.
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hanford, kings county, missing person, local, jessica peres
  • A family member was trying to jump start his car when he accidentally ran over the child, the Hanford Police Department said.
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hanford, kings county, accident, local
  • Landen Alexander -- 7 pounds, 14 ounces and 21 inches long at birth -- was born at West Hill Community College in Lemoore.
  • Landen Alexander Domingo's birthday is one his mother will never forget.
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west hills community college, lemoore, kings county, good news, local
  • Government shutdown threatens two Kings County programs
  • Kings County's only homeless shelter and the WIC program are threatened with closure because of the federal government shutdown.
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hanford, lemoore, kings county, government shutdown, local, jessica peres
  • New moms in Kings County will soon have a brand new facility to give birth.
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kings county, local
  • New moms in Kings County will soon have a brand new facility to give birth.
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kings county, local
  • The sheriff's department said body was found in a walnut orchard in North East Kings County.
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kings county, hanford, laton, local
  • State grant funds Kings County improvements
  • Millions of dollars are being put to work for new homeownership, roads and emergency services in Kings County.
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kings county, kettleman city, coalinga, local, jessica peres
  • Officials break ground on new Kings County courthouse
  • After concerns of over-crowding and security issues, plans are in place to build a new courthouse in Kings County.
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hanford, kings county, local, jessica peres
  • Hanford plant recalls meat that may contain plastic
  • A federal investigation is underway to determine how pieces of plastic got into hamburger used in the school lunch program.
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hanford, kings county, local, gene haagenson
  • Kettleman City landfill renews toxic waste debate
  • Worries of toxic pollution sparked strong arguments in the South Valley Wednesday night.
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kettleman city, kings county, politics, rick montanez
  • Hanford woman hit and killed by a freight train
  • A Hanford woman is dead after police say she was accidentally hit from behind by a freight train.
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hanford, kings county, local, anthony pura
  • The two inmates have been identified as Alejandro Flores and Isidro Sanchez.
  • Corcoran says two minimum security inmates were discovered missing around 9:30 p.m. Sunday night.
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corcoran, corcoran state prison, kings county, local
  • Authorities in Lemoore are asking for your help identifying a bank robbery suspect.
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lemoore, kings county, robbery, crimetracker, local
  • New details emerge in Melanie Pate murder case
  • Melanie Pate was found in the backyard pool at the couple's Hanford home. Prosecutors say her husband tortured her.
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kings county, hanford, murder, homicide, local, jessica peres
  • Todd Pate pleads not guilty to murder charges
  • A Hanford man could face the death penalty following the Labor Day murder of his own wife.
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hanford, kings county, murder, court, local, stephanie stone
  • Prosecutors: Multiple knives used in Melanie Pates murder
  • Melanie Pate's husband, Todd Pate, pled not guilty Friday morning.
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hanford, kings county, murder, court, local, stephanie stone
  • Melanie Pate
  • A community came together to honor a Hanford mother, who police say was killed by her husband at their home on Labor Day.
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crimetracker, murder, kings county, hanford, local
  • Limes blamed for second degree burns
  • Five young girls suffered second degree burns after opening a lime and lemonade stand.
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lemoore, kings county, local, rick montanez
  • Hanford187
  • Members of the community are mourning the loss of a Hanford mother, who police believe was killed by her husband.
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crimetracker, murder, homicide, hanford, kings county, local, jessica peres
  • Hanford approves In-N-Out building plans
  • Nearly two years ago the Bring In-N-Out To Hanford campaign got a major boost by one our friends at Good Morning America.
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hanford, kings county, josh elliott, in-n-out, bring in-n-out to hanford, business, amanda venegas
  • Kings County reproductive clinic to close at years end
  • The Kings County supervisors reconsidered whether to close the reproductive health clinic used for services like pregnancy care, birth control, and STD testing.
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kings county, hanford, lemoore, politics, carlos saucedo
  • Power back on for most South Valley residents
  • More than 100-thousand people are thrilled the lights are back on after a severe storm and bolts of lightning shut-down power in the South Valley. But several hundred people still won't have electricity for quite some time.
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tulare county, kings county, tulare, visalia, hanford, local, mariana jacob
  • Alberto Rodriguez (Left) | Hernan Sandoval (Right)
  • Both suspects were booked at the Kings County Jail on multiple charges and are being held with no bail.
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crimetracker, sex crimes, hanford, kings county, local
  • Farmers and leaders gather to discuss Kings County water issues
  • In the South Valley farmers and government leaders gathered Friday to discuss a long-term solution to Kings County's water problems
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hanford, kings county, california water, local, jessica peres
  • A big bust nabs a handful of phony contractors in Hanford, asking for large down payments.
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hanford, kings county, crimetracker, local, carlos saucedo