Aaron Abeytia

ON AIR: News Anchor

Aaron Abeytia anchors afternoon newscasts on News/Talk 580 & 105.9 KMJ. His primary mission when informing the audience of news and events, is to maintain an objective point of view, and to deliver concise reports, which regard a broad variety of information. Amongst the activities in which a vast portion of his passion reside: speech, writing, literature,…MORE

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Calif. Gas Prices on the Rise

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Refinery issues are being blame for a 14 cent weekly increase, in the average price for a gallon of fuel in the Golden State. AAA says California’s now averaging $3.54 a gallon, following the temporary closure of the Valero refinery in Benicia. Other issues were reported at a Phillips 66 refinery down in…MORE


South Valley Murderer Denied Parole for 6th Time

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – A South Valley murderer is denied parole for the sixth time. The Office of the District Attorney of the County of Tulare sent out a press release on Monday. On March 6, 2019, at Corcoran State Prison, a California parole board issued a three-year denial for Raymond Chavez. A deputy…MORE

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Family of Man Fatally Shot by Fresno Police Awarded $4.75M

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — A federal jury has awarded the family of 45-year-old Casimero “Shane” Casillas $4.75 million, after he was shot by Fresno police in September 2015. Civil rights attorney Bill Schmidt tells KMJ News:   Casillas was shot three times, after an officer said he feared for his life, because Casillas was about to…MORE