All six cities in Merced County were given an F, scoring few points on the 2019 American Lung Association report card, as were the cities in Madera County. Some Mariposa and Stanislaus areas did better.
The Medical Board of California accused primary care physician Dr. Nicholas Eugene Nomicos of negligence, incompetence and unprofessional conduct after three female patients issued accusations against the doctor.
The California Highway Patrol Friday identified A. Martinez, 45, of Fresno as the driver of a 1993 Acura Legend involved in a fatal collision Thursday afternoon at Avenue 9 west of Road 40 in Madera County.
Police made arrests in two separate incidents on Saturday involving crashed cars, according to Chowchilla police. Officers attempted to stop Honda Civic on the 1200 block of Riverside Avenue about 9:30 p.m. that displayed paper license plates, according to a news release.
Four former or current inmates of the Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla say they were victims of sexual humiliation, harassment and even threats of rape, among other abusive treatment, because of their gender identities.
A Madera police officer shot a man on Monday, June 5, who was holding a knife to his own throat and then turning a gun on the officer. In a Facebook Live video, Chief Steve Frazier, describes what happens. Full video: https://www.facebook.com/Made