Here's the latest news for Saturday, October 12: U.S. government shutdown continues; U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry reaches partial agreement with Afghanistan; IMF concerned about U.S.
By Don Thompson
In the wake of sweeping decisions by Governor Jerry Brown to veto or sign 14 gun-control bills before him Friday, local weapon retailers and gun advocates reacted with mixed emotions.
Narciso Morales, 30, of Oakhurst, was sentenced to an “aggravated” prison term of 63 years and 4 months Friday for his conviction on 16 felo-nies, according to authorities.
Top staff at schools honored
CHOWCHILLA — A semitrailer truck slowing for a blown tire on State Route 99 was struck by a second semi Friday morning, injuring the driver and causing the loaded double trailers to overturn, according to th
Ten days after the partial shutdown of the federal government shuttered the Statue of Liberty, Grand Canyon and other national parks, the Obama administration has offered to let states foot the bill to reope