Tony Stewart's return ends early 9/1/2014 1:12 pm UTC
Tony Stewart's return to the track has been marred by a collision with Kyle Busch that sent the No. 14 car into the wall at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Baylor unveils Robert Griffin III statue 9/1/2014 1:02 pm UTC
RG III in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor.
Alex Smith, Chiefs deal worth $68M 9/1/2014 12:52 pm UTC
The Kansas City Chiefs have signed Alex Smith to a four-year contract extension that will keep him as their quarterback for the long term, sources told ESPN on Sunday.
Friends Scare Off Men Trying to Kidnap College Student 9/1/2014 12:27 pm UTC
Police are looking for three "military-looking" men and their car.
Tony Stewart Hits Wall in First Race Since Driver's Death 9/1/2014 11:16 am UTC
NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart is back behind the wheel, racing for the first time tonight since his car knocked a young driver to his death in another race three weeks ago. The investigation into t
Accuweather Forecast 9/1/2014 11:02 am UTC
Labor Day Weekend Ending With More Rain and Wind 9/1/2014 10:56 am UTC
More severe weather is expected across parts of the country this Labor Day, with the Midwest under threat of 60 mph winds, golf ball-sized hail and possible tornadoes.
6 things you didn't know about Labor Day 9/1/2014 10:48 am UTC
Better put those Seersucker suits in the closet once September roles around.
Niners DE Ray McDonald arrested 9/1/2014 10:31 am UTC
San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
Kasey Kahne wins after late restarts 9/1/2014 10:11 am UTC
Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.
Dan Walters: ‘California Comeback’ hasn’t helped everyone 9/1/2014 7:00 am UTC
As Gov. Jerry Brown runs for re-election, he has adopted “California Comeback” – voiced during his State of the State address in January – as his informal slogan.Click to Continue »
Man drives into ditch in suicide attempt on southbound Hwy. 41 9/1/2014 5:11 am UTC
A man claimed he was attempting to commit suicide after veering off Highway 41 and into a ditch next to a vineyard on South Avenue late Sunday night, California Highway…Click to Continue »
Obituaries for Monday, Sept. 1 9/1/2014 4:59 am UTC
DURAN Ysidro Rodriguez Duran, 83, of San Jose, formerly of Fresno, died Thursday. He was a construction foreman. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Neptune Society…Click to Contin
Nathan Orf plays all 9 positions 9/1/2014 4:28 am UTC
Milwaukee Brewers prospect Nathan Orf played all nine positions for the Class A Brevard County Manatees.
Here's what's new on Netflix in September 9/1/2014 4:05 am UTC
Netflix is offering an array of new programming beginning Monday including children's programming, movies and more seasons to your favorite TV series
Thousands enjoy Open Cockpit Day at Castle Air Museum 9/1/2014 4:02 am UTC
It's not often you get the chance to sit in the pilot's seat of a military aircraft, but thousands of people had that opportunity on Sunday at Castle Air Museum near Atwater.
Belinda Bencic reaches quarterfinals 9/1/2014 3:53 am UTC
With mentor Martina Hingis cheering from the stands, 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest US Open quarterfinalist since Hingis herself in 1997, defeating ninth-seeded Jelena Jankovic in s
3 arrested, 2 sought in Tulare County home-invasion robbery 9/1/2014 3:32 am UTC
Detectives are looking for two more suspects in a home-invasion robbery near Porterville.
Fresno man arrested on suspicion of slashing sister's finger 9/1/2014 3:20 am UTC
A Fresno man was arrested Sunday evening after allegedly slashing his sister's finger with a knife during a family argument, Fresno police officer Steve Jacquez said.Click to Continue »
Mike Trout's homer backs Matt Shoemaker as Angels sweep A's 9/1/2014 2:47 am UTC
Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings, and the Angels completed a four-game sweep of the A's with an 8-1 win.
U.S. rallies to survive Turkish test 9/1/2014 2:37 am UTC
They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.
Adam Dunn eyes first playoff run 9/1/2014 2:27 am UTC
Adam Dunn's first opportunity at a playoff appearance will also be his swan song as the slugger announced Sunday he plans to retire at the conclusion of the season on the same day the Oakland Athle
Some Valley families choose to stay in town for Labor Day weekend 9/1/2014 1:38 am UTC
This holiday weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year but some people are choosing to stay close to home.
Stolen backhoe used to try to break into Central Fresno ATM 9/1/2014 1:24 am UTC
An ATM in Central Fresno is badly damaged after someone used a stolen backhoe to try to break into it.
NE Fresno stabbing leaves man in critical condition 9/1/2014 1:11 am UTC
An investigation is underway after a man was stabbed in Northeast Fresno early Sunday morning.
Man shot during party at home near Merced College 9/1/2014 1:08 am UTC
A man is in critical condition after being shot during a party at a home near Merced College early Sunday morning.
Michael Sam unclaimed on waivers 9/1/2014 1:01 am UTC
Michael Sam went unclaimed on waivers Sunday and is now free to sign with an NFL team's practice squad.
Fresno woman with birthmark gets unwanted social media exposure 9/1/2014 12:56 am UTC
With a birthmark that takes up nearly half her face, 23-year-old Fresno resident Crystal Hodges knows what it's like to stand out…Click to Continue »
Mariposa County craft fair, re-fashion show is canceled 9/1/2014 12:43 am UTC
The annual recycled craft fair and re-fashion show scheduled for Oct. 18 in front of the Mariposa County Courthouse has been canceled. The annual craft fair is co-sponsored by the…Click to Continue
Robbers using backhoe fail to get money from Fresno credit union 9/1/2014 12:07 am UTC
A Fresno County Federal Credit Union building and ATM in central Fresno were severely damaged early Sunday morning when a suspect or suspects attempted a burglary using a backhoe taken…Click to Con
Fatal I-5 crash delays northbound traffic 9/1/2014 12:01 am UTC
At least one person died in a crash Sunday afternoon on Interstate 5 near Castaic in Los Angeles County, and the California Highway Patrol issued alerts expecting traffic to be…Click to Continue »
Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel 8/31/2014 11:42 pm UTC
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
Porterville home invasion robbery lands three in custody 8/31/2014 11:40 pm UTC
A Strathmore man and two teens were taken into custody Saturday in connection with a Porterville home-invasion robbery, the Tulare County Sheriff's Office said.Click to Continue »
Gilles Simon upsets David Ferrer 8/31/2014 11:30 pm UTC
Fourth-seeded David Ferrer became the first top-10 seed to fall in the men's draw of the U.S. Open, losing to Gilles Simon 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the third round Sunday.
Pregnant woman shot to death in car in New York 8/31/2014 11:24 pm UTC
Suffolk County police are investigating the death of a pregnant woman, 31-year old Milagro Canjura, who was found shot in a car outside her home in Bay Shore.
Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed 8/31/2014 11:03 pm UTC
Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
Northern California wildfires show slower growth 8/31/2014 10:49 pm UTC
The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
49ers' Ray McDonald arrested on domestic violence charges 8/31/2014 10:44 pm UTC
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.
Nike keeps Durant with megadeal 8/31/2014 10:35 pm UTC
With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company's offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.
141 DUI arrests in Fresno, Madera counties in ongoing Labor Day weekend operation 8/31/2014 10:25 pm UTC
Law enforcement agencies in Fresno and Madera counties have made 141 DUI arrests in the past 16 days through the Avoid the 21 campaign.Click to Continue »
Shooting Range Defends Letting Kids Fire Semiautomatic Weapons 8/31/2014 10:10 pm UTC
A New Mexico shooting range is coming under fire for allowing children to practice shooting semi-automatic weapons.
Visalia fire caused by faulty pool equipment 8/31/2014 10:08 pm UTC
Faulty pool-filtering equipment caused a fire Saturday in Visalia, the fire department reported.Click to Continue »
Fresno police find guns, drugs during traffic stop 8/31/2014 9:52 pm UTC
A traffic stop by Fresno police led to the arrest of a Fresno man after officers found two handguns and a large amount of methamphetamine in his car, Fresno police…Click to Continue »
Pats trade Ryan Mallett to Texans 8/31/2014 9:50 pm UTC
The Houston Texans have acquired quarterback Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots.
Man suffocated girlfriend after she survived 100 mph crash 8/31/2014 9:44 pm UTC
A central Pennsylvania man will serve 28 to 56 years behind bars for suffocating his girlfriend after she survived his deliberate, high-speed car crash.
Texas firefighters finish mowing heart attack victim's lawn 8/31/2014 9:32 pm UTC
A Baytown man suffered a heart attack earlier this week while mowing his lawn; after making sure he was transported to the hospital, firefighters fished his yardwork
Brewers acquire Jonathan Broxton 8/31/2014 8:54 pm UTC
The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named later.
Bay Area woman hospitalized after I-5 crash at Manning Avenue 8/31/2014 8:33 pm UTC
A Bay Area woman was hospitalized with major injuries Friday after her car rolled several times on Interstate 5 south of Manning Avenue, the California Highway Patrol said.Click to Continue »
Wet, Windy Weekend Promises a Labor Day to Forget 8/31/2014 7:48 pm UTC
Severe weather threatens to put on a damper on outdoor holiday plans for millions of people across the country.
Stabbing victim in critical condition after central Fresno party turns violent 8/31/2014 7:31 pm UTC
A man is in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times at a party early Sunday morning in central Fresno, Fresno police Lt. Joe Gomez reported.Click to Continue »
Church in Northwest Fresno Vandalized 8/31/2014 7:12 pm UTC
Police are looking for the vandal that left the walls and front door of a northwest Fresno church spray painted. An administrator at St. Anthony of Padua church discovered the graffiti Saturday mor
Alex Boone to end prolonged holdout 8/31/2014 6:58 pm UTC
49ers holdout guard Alex Boone is expected to report to San Francisco in the next 24 hours with a reworked contract, league sources told ESPN.
Major Injury Accident 8/31/2014 6:45 pm UTC
One person suffered major injuries after the car she was driving collided with another car carrying four people at the intersection of Chestnut and Lincoln. The car of four, including a child in a
Valley Family Gives Back On Daughter's First Birthday 8/31/2014 6:34 pm UTC
Brooklynn Harold has seen her share of doctors in the first year of her life. She was born with clubfoot and is now on the road to recovery. To celebrate her first birthday her parents decided not
Stephen Hawking's #IceBucketChallenge video 8/31/2014 2:56 pm UTC
It has Stephen Hawking and cute kids. What more do you need to know?
A's close to trade for Adam Dunn 8/31/2014 2:36 pm UTC
The Oakland Athletics are closing in on a trade for Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn, sources told ESPN.
Michael Sam cut by Rams 8/31/2014 1:40 pm UTC
The St. Louis Rams released defensive end Michael Sam on Saturday.
Spurs, Clips join race for Ray Allen 8/31/2014 1:30 pm UTC
The San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers are the latest elite teams to join the race to sign Ray Allen, ESPN.com has learned.
Todd Gurley gains Georgia-record 293 all-purpose yards in 45-21 rout 8/31/2014 1:25 pm UTC
Todd Gurley ran for 198 yards and three TDs, returned a kickoff 100 yards for another score, and No. 12 Georgia routed No. 16 Clemson, 45-21.
How Entrenched Is ISIS in Syria? 8/31/2014 10:49 am UTC
The longer ISIS keeps control of Syrian territory from its de facto capital in Raqqa, they more ingrained they could become.
Kenny Hilliard leads No. 13 LSU's comeback win over Badgers 8/31/2014 7:47 am UTC
Kenny Hilliard scored on a 28-yard touchdown run to cap a fourth-quarter rally for No. 13 LSU in a 28-24 win over No. 14 Wisconsin at NRG Stadium on Saturday night.
Jameis Winston, Seminoles hold off upstart Oklahoma State in opener 8/31/2014 7:47 am UTC
Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State opened defense of its national title with a 37-31 victory Saturday night over Oklahoma State.
New therapies to treat epilepsy 8/31/2014 6:53 am UTC
Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects more than 2.5 million Americans. Uncontrollable seizures plague these patients' lives.
Bulldog fans already excited for home opener vs. Nebraska 8/31/2014 6:46 am UTC
Despite the Fresno State Bulldogs' loss to the USC Trojans, many fans are proudly wearing their red and blue and already thinking about the next big game -- at home.
#15 USC Ruins Fresno State's Opener, 52-13 8/31/2014 6:38 am UTC
The Trojans beat the Bulldogs for the second game in a row, scoring more points against Fresno State than they did at last season's Las Vegas Bowl.Bulldog QBs Brian Burrell and Brandon Connette co
Friday Night Football - Week 0 8/31/2014 6:37 am UTC
Schedules, scores and highlights of High School Football around the Valley
Fresno State falls to USC, 52-13 8/31/2014 6:32 am UTC
Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Troj
USC beats Fresno State 52-13 8/31/2014 6:21 am UTC
USC ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State on Saturday.
Man rescued from under vehicle at Visalia car wash 8/31/2014 6:15 am UTC
Firefighters in the South Valley had to rescue a man who got trapped under his vehicle at a car wash on Saturday.
Fresno geology isn't conducive to a big quake, yet vulnerabilities exist 8/31/2014 5:59 am UTC
The Fresno area hasn't felt any serious effects from a major earthquake since a magnitude-6.4 temblor devastated Coalinga in 1983, injuring 47 people and causing more than $31 million in…Click to C
Disney star Calum Worthy visits Wild Water in Clovis 8/31/2014 5:12 am UTC
Hundreds of fans got the chance to meet a Disney star as part of Wild Water Adventure Park's 40th birthday bash.
LGBT center now open in Merced 8/31/2014 4:49 am UTC
A new community center is now open in the North Valley.
Former Fresno County Sportmen's Club leader's jail stint just 6 hours 8/31/2014 4:44 am UTC
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Hazmat call prompts Fresno PG&E call center evacuation 8/31/2014 4:37 am UTC
The PG&E call center in Downtown Fresno was shut down after firefighters responded to a hazmat call on Saturday morning.
Observing the Labor Day holiday 8/31/2014 4:25 am UTC
The following places will be closed or not operating Monday in observance of Labor Day:Click to Continue »
Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town 8/31/2014 4:17 am UTC
Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two m
Blake Sims plays wire-to-wire as No. 2 Alabama beats West Virginia 8/31/2014 3:35 am UTC
Blake Sims was good enough to finish his first start at quarterback for Alabama as the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday.
Igbo Association celebrates Feast of First Fruits 8/31/2014 3:25 am UTC
The Igbo Association of Central California, representing members of an ethnic group of southeastern Nigerians, met Saturday at Woodward Park for the annual celebration of Iriji or Iwaji -- the…Clic
Man rescued after falling under vehicle in Visalia car wash 8/31/2014 3:15 am UTC
A man was rescued Saturday afternoon after he became trapped under his vehicle in a drive-thru car wash in Visalia.Click to Continue »
U.S. keeps Finns without FG in 2nd 8/31/2014 3:05 am UTC
As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland's players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.
Hero pit bull saves boy from bee swarm 8/31/2014 2:39 am UTC
A family's pit bull is being called a hero for dragging a little boy to safety after he was attacked by a swarm of bees near his home.
Ebola Hits Fifth Country as Worst-Ever Outbreak Grows 8/31/2014 1:59 am UTC
A second outbreak of suspected Ebola has sickened 24 people, according to WHO.
Kraft voluntarily recalls nearly 8,000 cases of American Singles cheese 8/31/2014 1:55 am UTC
Kraft Foods is recalling nearly 8,000 cases of its American Singles cheese slices after a supplier didn't properly refrigerate an ingredient used in the product.
Saints cut Champ Bailey 8/31/2014 1:54 am UTC
The Saints released future Hall of Fame cornerback Champ Bailey, veteran wide receiver Robert Meachem and and both of the kickers they had in camp -- Shayne Graham and Derek Dimke -- while cutting
Cops Charge Woman With Bikini Barista Prostitution Ring 8/31/2014 1:39 am UTC
A Washington woman has been charged with running a multi-million dollar prostitution ring from the "bikini barista" stands she owned and operated.
Brandon Meriweather appeal denied 8/31/2014 1:29 am UTC
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather lost his appeal and will serve his two-game suspension, the NFL announced Saturday.
Everett Golson accounts for 5 TDs as No. 17 Notre Dame routs Rice 8/31/2014 1:19 am UTC
Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson threw two TD passes and ran for three more in his return as No. 17 Fighting Irish rout Rice, 48-17
Jets cut WR Stephen Hill 8/31/2014 12:43 am UTC
Stephen Hill's disappointing, two-year run with the New York Jets is over. The former second-round draft pick was waived Saturday, the team announced.
John Isner falls in four sets at Open 8/31/2014 12:38 am UTC
Once again, John Isner's trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage.
Vandalism to local Church 8/31/2014 12:35 am UTC
Hear from Father Burt Mello, he talked about forgiveness after disturbing pictures on both the front door of the church and a nearby structure were discovered. A picture of a skull and bizarre wr
Obituaries for Sunday, Aug. 31 8/31/2014 12:32 am UTC
BAIN Michael Dee Bain, 67, of Fresno died Aug. 24. He was an office-supply company production worker. Private service. Arrangements: Chapel of the Light Funeral Home.Click to Continue »
Severe Weather Threatens Central Plains to Midwest 8/31/2014 12:23 am UTC
Severe storms are expected to develop across the north central US on Sunday, bringing damaging winds, large hail, and possibly a few tornadoes.
FSU suspends starter Chris Casher 8/30/2014 11:58 pm UTC
No. 1 Florida State has suspended defensive end/linebacker Chris Casher for the Seminoles' opener against Oklahoma State.
Taggers hit St. Anthony of Padua Church in Northwest Fresno 8/30/2014 11:50 pm UTC
Authorities are searching for the taggers who targeted St. Anthony of Padua Church in Northwest Fresno.
James Harrison retires from NFL 8/30/2014 11:32 pm UTC
James Harrison, a five-time Pro Bowl linebacker and former NFL Defensive Player of the Year, is retiring from football.
Michael Sam cut by Rams 8/30/2014 10:52 pm UTC
EARTH CITY, Mo. -- The St. Louis Rams released defensive end Michael Sam on Saturday, the team announced. Sam's efforts to become the first openly gay player in NFL history came
Dustin Diamond returns again to his inner Screech 8/30/2014 10:51 pm UTC
The rank of mega-stars who are known simply by one name includes, of course, Madonna, Cher, Beyonce and Bono. Oh, and one more, surely - that man-boy known as Screech.
San Diego Zoo baby gorilla begins to crawl 8/30/2014 10:38 pm UTC
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park's baby gorilla that was born in a rare emergency C-section is learning to crawl, sit and eat by herself.
Kicker Ryan Succop cut by Chiefs 8/30/2014 10:31 pm UTC
The Kansas City Chiefs are going with an undrafted rookie kicker, Cairo Santos, instead of veteran Ryan Succop.
Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback 8/30/2014 10:29 pm UTC
The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. But those in the community know