Madera Man booked in rape case for impregnating teen | The Fresno Bee

A 38-year-old Madera County man was arrested on suspicion of six counts of rape with a special circumstance of great bodily injury. The victim in the case is a minor, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office reported. The great bodily injury was impregnating the victim, law enforcement officials said Tuesday. Apolonio Sanchez-Hernandez, who lives near the…

Sinkhole opens up in Madera County closing street | abc30.com

A sinkhole has opened up in Madera County forcing drivers to take a detour. The hole is located on school road between Oakhurst Elementary School and First Baptist Church. The street is expected to be closed for at least two days. However the school, church, and nearby businesses are still accessible through alternate routes. Sheriff’s…

WE HAVE SERIOUS PROBLEMS ON HIGHWAY 99 | Fresno Bee

Madera County Supervisor David Rogers speaks with firsthand knowledge about the dangers of Highway 99, a highway that gained notoriety last year as the most dangerous in the United States. Over the past four days, Highway 99, its offramps and interchanges have been closed for prolonged periods, a sobering reminder of the highway’s dangers just…

Police: Chowchilla Subway robbed by man with shotgun | KMPH

Chowchilla Police are on the lookout for a man they say robbed a Subway with a shotgun. It happened at the Subway sandwich shop in the Country Wood Shopping Center in Chowchilla. In a Facebook post from Saturday morning, Chowchilla police detailed the events that lead to the armed robbery: The suspect entered the business…