A 35-year-old Hispanic man was shot in the head near James Monroe Elementary School earlier this week and later died from his injuries, Madera police officials said Friday.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Two schools go on lockdown
A badly injured puppy has made an amazing recovery after surgery to remove rubber bands someone had wound tightly around his muzzle, according to Kirsten Gross, director of Madera County animal services.
CHOWCHILLA — A 68-year-old man from Arcadia was killed about 9:30 a.m. Friday when he failed to clear the right-of-way at Avenue 18 1/2 at Robertson Boulevard, and was broadsided by a pickup truck.
About 70 businesses interacted with one another and with local consumers Thursday night at the 2015 Madera Business Expo organized by the Madera Chamber of Commerce.
Firefighters are doing everything they can to contain blazes near both Oakhurst and North Fork, which forced campground evacuations and road closures as both grew to more than 500 acres.
Water restrictions for the city of Madera have been eased back to Level B, with residents allowed to water their yards twice a week.