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Report shows increase in car theft

A recent crime report from Fresno State shows a spike in on-campus car thefts. The university’s 2017 annual security report was released last week and showed on-campus vehicle theft reports went up from six in 2014 to 13 in 2015 ...

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Knife held at Fresno State student’s throat during robbing near Bulldog Stadium

Just after midnight Saturday, Fresno State police arrived to Bulldog Lane and Ninth Street, near Bulldog Stadium, after a student had been robbed by three black men. The student was approached by the three men, two of which held a ...

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Groping case highlights safety concerns

By Chueyee Yang and Razmik Cañas   Fresno State’s safety text message alert system, Bulldog Alert, has not been informing students about the crimes that have been happening near campus, said Fresno State student Annabelle Lolinco. When a safety alert ...

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6 assaulted near Fresno State, police suspects a serial groper

The Fresno Police Department is warning students about an apparent serial groper who has struck at University Village and Plaza Apartments near Fresno State. The police department believes the suspect has been involved in at least four reported cases, although ...

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Safety struggles

Anyone who has lived near campus knows that Fresno State is a very active and busy place. The surrounding area is not only inhabited by college students, but also residential families, and community members of  El Dorado Park. This combination ...

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Victim robbed of cash and cell phone near dorms

A strong-arm robbery took place in Parking Lot 27 by the dorms on Saturday, said the University Police Department. The robbery occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. when an unknown male suspect approached and demanded the victim’s cash and cell phone. ...

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Police bust men for meth, counterfeit money near campus

It started with a traffic accident, turned into counterfeit money passing and ended with meth. Two men were arrested across the street from Fresno State on Sunday after police found several ounces of meth in their vehicle, Fresno police narcotics ...

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New campus alert system debuts

The Bulldog Alert system, a new method of emergency notifications, was tested on Sept. 24 in an effort to ensure students are able to receive emergency alert messages in case an immediate threat arises on or near campus. Amy Luna, manager ...

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Safety is everyone’s responsibility

This semester, there have been reports of scams on campus, a shooting just off campus and an incident in which a student cut his hand while grabbing for a knife he was being threatened with in the Palazzo Apartments at ...

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Gun violence isn’t going to solve itself

It’s senseless. It’s senseless and it needs to stop. We can no longer sit idly by and watch as our society shoots itself to death while still maintaining that the Founding Fathers intended the broken system we have today. By ...

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The Sheep Incident

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Prop 47: the debate over sentencing reform

Central Valley community members met Tuesday at the The kNow Youth Media building in southwest Fresno to discuss Proposition 47, or the Reduced Penalties for Some Crimes Initiative, that California voters will vote on next week. The meeting featured advocacy ...

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NFL: Institutional negligence or willful ignorance?

The domestic violence case against former Ravens running back Ray Rice demonstrates not only a failure in character, but failure of those whose job it is to monitor that. While stories of what happened the night of Rice’s assault on ...

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Strange behavior gets man arrested at Fresno State

The following is a news release from University Communications: (October 1, 2012) – The University Police Department at Fresno State took an unarmed man into custody today after he perched in a tree in the Free Speech Area of campus ...

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Fresno State Police encourage student safety awareness

It’s a natural inclination when a crime is observed to dial 911. However, when at Fresno State, authorities say there is a better number to call.

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There’s no place like home

As Fresno State’s livelihood returns in the midst of the August heat, students snooze their alarms for a few extra minutes of sleep – thirty in my case – before rising to begin another semester of term papers, PowerPoint presentations and dare I say fun.

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Greeks combat crime in ‘Sin City’

While steel security fences at some Fresno State sorority houses do their part to ensure members’ safety, a group of Greek life students and neighboring members in Fresno’s “Sin City” area are taking further measures to ensure a healthy, safe living environment.

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Seminar examines California, Finland’s justice system

Fifty years ago, the country of Finland and the state of California incarcerated their citizens at about the same rates. Since then, California’s prison population has grown five times larger, while Finland’s has been cut in half.

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