A registered sex offender who escaped from the Fresno County jail by swapping identification bracelets with a fellow inmate has returned to custody.
The death of longtime Madera parachutist David Gilbert, 65, was an accident, according to the Madera County coroner’s office.
A day of festivities and celebration quickly turned into one of sympathy and despair at the fifth annual Pomegranate Festival at the Madera Municipal Airport.
The District Attorney’s Office will proceed next week to a preliminary hearing against Vernon King, the last of the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino defendants.
Madera had welcome rain (0.18 inches) at the start of this week, but don’t expect it to continue in the next few days, says the Weather Service.
Retired Madera County Sheriff Ed Bates was honored by a special American Legion Star Post for his 35-year membership and dedication to veterans.
The Madera Police Department received the following calls for service on Nov. 5 and 6.