Traffic stopped on State Route 99 for nearly two hours Wednesday evening as authorities talked with a distraught man ready to leap from the Sixth Street overpass.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Beginning next week, some lane and ramp closures may occur on State Route 99 in Madera County due to bridge work, and traffic will be delayed by about 10 minutes on SR 41 while crews seal and stripe pavement
The Willow Fire, east of Bass Lake, had spread to more than 2,000 acres by Wednesday afternoon, and residents of Cascadel Woods should be on the lookout for a mandatory evacuation alert, according to the Mad
Ramp, shoulder and lane closures on State Route 99 throughout Madera County will continue through mid-October while bridge overcrossings are painted, Caltrans announced Wednesday.
A San Jose man was charged with misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter Tuesday for allegedly ramming a jet ski into an inflatable innertube at Bass Lake last month.
Few attended a town-hall-style meeting hosted by the Madera Police Department on Tuesday evening to discuss and brainstorm how to better prevent violent crimes locally.
A historic rededication ceremony on Tioga Road, conducted exactly 100 years after the original dedication ceremony, was held in Yosemite National Park on Tuesday with a special guest, former First Lady Laura