The California Department of Motor Vehicles conducted a statewide sweep for fraudulent disabled license plates and placards this week that resulted in 241 citations across the state and 43 in the Central Val
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Esteban Sandoval, Jr., 30, of Madera, was sentenced to a 15-year prison term late this week for felony kidnapping, domestic violence and violating probation on two other felony cases, according to county aut
An undercover prostitution sting at a Madera hotel led to the arrests of eight Central Valley residents, from felons to a schoolteacher, earlier this week.
The Madera Police Department will start issuing concealed-carry gun permits after a vote Wednesday by the City Council.
By David Crary
Yosemite closure wounds county residents, businesses
An unlicensed driver said he mistook the gas pedal for the brake Wednesday morning when he plowed into two parked cars and over a large shrub, according to the California Highway Patrol.