A trusted family friend who confessed to police that he bludgeoned to death a 9-year-old Indiana girl in his care then dismembered her just days before Christmas was formally charged Friday in the killing.
Police investigating the disappearance of a 20-month-old girl from her father's home two weeks ago said Friday they believe foul play was involved.
Oh, gentle reader, it is time again for that annual toast, and if you are missed here because of space feel free to boast. Below a few best wishes and meager attempts at rhyme. I hope for nothing in return, except smiles most sublime.
The California Supreme Court on Thursday gave Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers the right to eliminate community redevelopment agencies in a crucial decision that impacts the state budget.
The Madera Redevelopment Agency is facing dissolution and the prospect of having to sell off all its assets.
Nationwide statistics show an increase in certain crimes where alcohol is a factor around the holidays, and Madera County is no exception.
We are a strange people.We are more apt to choose our leaders by reading or listening to negative advertising than we are through analysis of how particular candidates approach the issues.
It seems to me that the “E” words “Education” and “Enterprise” have been “eroded” in recent years and replaced by a pursuit of “Entertainment.” The spirit of “Sacrifice” has been replaced by “Satisfaction.”
We have reached the end of 2011. What kind of year has it been for you? More importantly, what kind of year do you want 2012 to be?
The joy of life is to stay well balanced in all aspects of life.