The jury in the wrongful death trial of Vincent Steen announced Monday it could not reach a verdict.
After listening to 13 days of testimony, the jury of six men and six women told Tulare County Superior Court Judge Lloyd Hicks that they could not come up with nine votes to find the city of Porterville and three Porterville Police
Detectives with the Porterville Police Department are beginning an investigation into the death of man whose body was discovered early Thursday at 70 North Prospect St.
Police spokesman Dominic Barteau said the man was found deceased in the living room area in one of the apartments. An ambulance was sent to the address after the ca
Update: 3:35 p.m. The suspect has been captured. He was hiding under one of the houses. Roads are once again open.
Update: As of 1 p.m. police were still trying to talk a person out of their home on N. Milo Street, but more SWAT officers have arrived.
Porterville Police have closed N. Milo Street betwee
WATERTOWN, Mass. — The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle overnight that left one of them dead and his brother on the run, authorities said Friday as thousands of officers swarmed the streets in a manhunt that all but paralyzed the Bos
VATICAN CITY — The Catholic church has chosen a new pope.
White smoke is billowing from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, meaning 115 cardinals in a papal conclave have elected a new leader for the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.
The new pope is expected to appear on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica within an
City and county firefighters responded to a fire in a vacant home on the 300 block of South B Street Friday night around 9 p.m.
Damage from the fire was limited mostly to the structure’s interior, and officials believe no one was inside the building at the time of the blaze. The cause of the fire was not immediately apparent. An in
Two teenagers in a vehicle speeding away from a traffic stop were killed Monday night when their vehicle went out of control and crashed into a large tree near the Barn Theater on Plano Street.
The Porterville Police Department has not released the names of the two teens, a 15-year-old girl and an 18-year-old male. An 18-year-old f
City and county emergency response personnel are handling a single-vehicle, multiple rollover accident involving at least three victims pinned in the vehicle on the 40 block of South Plano Street. Northbound traffic has been closed at Corona Avenue. At least one of the victims is receiving CPR at this t
UPDATE 11:30 a.m.: Caltrans and the CHP have opened both Interstate 5 and Highway 58.
Springville, the Tule Indian Reservation and much of the foothills of Tulare County got snow Tuesday night, but most of the snow in the lower foothills had melted by mid-morning.
The cold storm out of the Gulf of Alaska had snowfl
Police are seeking information about the location of a third suspect wanted in connection with the murder of 19-year-old Porterville man who was shot dead outside of a local convenience store on Feb. 3.
The suspect, identified by the Porterville Police Department as 19-year-old Arnold Sanchez of Porterville, is considered armed and dange
BIG BEAR — The man believed to be fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner never came out of a California mountain cabin, and a single shot was heard inside before the cabin was engulfed in flames, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.
The law enforcement official requested anonymity because of the ongoing investigation.
Porterville police detectives arrested two people Tuesday wanted in the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Salvador Garcia Sunday night.
A third person is being sought. He has not been identified, however, detectives are continuing to follow developing leads.
Taken into custody on suspicion of homicide was Federico
A 19-year-old Porterville man was shot and killed late Sunday night.
Porterville police said the man was sitting in a car in the parking lot of a Spirit convenience store at 699 S. Plano St. waiting for a friend who was inside the business, when he was approached by two males, one of whom almost immediately pulled out a gun and fired one
Bear Pascoe, a 2004 Granite Hills graduate, will remain with the New York Giants football team for the 2013 season.
Pascoe, a tight end-fullback for the Giants, is a restricted free agent, but his father, Sean Pascoe, said his son will sign with the Giants sometime next week. More details will be available on the Recorder web site, the P
Sierra View District Hospital has named Donna Hefner as interim Chief Executive Officer.
Hefner, a senior-team member who serves as executive director of risk management, has assumed the interim position until a new CEO can be found.
“After careful consideration, the Sierra View Local Healthcare District Board of Directors
About 8:30 a.m. Monday a Kern County Sheriff’s Office helicopter spotted the wreckage of a plane reported overdue Sunday night. There was no word on survivors.
The report of the plane overdue prompted a search by both the Kern County and Tulare County sheriff’s departments, with the Tulare County search focused