Here's the latest news for Sunday, Jan. 1: Gingrich says GOP race wide open; More cars burn in L.A.; Iran claims to fire surface-to-air missile; Starting 2012 all wet.
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Here's the latest news for Saturday, December 31: Gingrich blasts Justice Department; Turkish official attacked; Arsons in Los Angeles; World celebrates 2012.
Children enrolled in Madera Unified School District won’t return to school until Jan. 9.
Clover, the young poodle-mix dog found tied to a post with a tight rope embedded around its neck has died of tetanus.
Madera police are hoping for a calm and quiet New Year's eve. But they also want residents to know police are prepared and will be out watching for residents firing guns into the air.