Fresno/ Community & Society
Published on January 28, 2020
Top Fresno news: Local Amazon warehouse injury rate 3x average: records; 700-lb ballot boxes; morePhoto: Prayitno/Flickr

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Fresno.

Injury rate at Fresno’s Amazon warehouse is triple industry average

The injury rate in Fresno ranked 10th among 28 Amazon warehouses nationwide in 2018 for which Reveal, from The Center for Investigative Reporting, obtained records. It ranked third among California's Amazon warehouses..

Read the full story on KQED.

Possible mumps case at Fresno County Jail under investigation

An inmate at Fresno County Jail may have contracted the mumps virus, prompting a quarantine of a small area of the North Jail, Fresno County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday.

Read the full story on CBS47 Fresno.

700-pound ballot boxes dropped off all over Fresno County

As part of California's new Voter's Choice Act, workers with Fresno County spent the day Monday dropping off gigantic ballot boxes.

Read the full story on FOX26.

Man sentenced for making false statement in application for SNAP retailer program

According to court documents, 39-year-old Mansoor Aziz Ahmed was sentenced to 21 months in prison by the U.S. District Court Monday in Fresno.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

Fresno Deputy Sheriff pilot talks Helicopter safety and daily routines

In light of the tragic helicopter accident that killed nine in Southern California, including Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office detailed the daily routines they do to ensure a safe flight Sunday.

Read the full story on CBS47 Fresno.

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