Category Archives: KMJ Top Stories

Fresno Man Arrested, Accused of Making Swatting Call

    FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 27-year-old Jesus Lopez-Zucilla of Fresno. He’s accused of making a swatting call which is a fake 911 call. Zucills faces a misdemeanor charge of making a false emergency report. He is also being held on two unrelated misdemeanor warrants. The Sheriff’s Office says the…MORE

Student, 15, Arrested For Threatening Coarsegold Elementary School

Student, 15, Arrested For Threatening Coarsegold Elementary School

COARSEGOLD, CA (KMJ) – UPDATE: The Madera County Sheriff’s Office provided an update to this story. Shortly after 9:00 am on May 21, 2019, Madera County School Resource Deputy Melanie Hopper was contacted by the principal of Coarsegold Elementary School to investigate possible threats made by a student. During the course of the investigation, credible…MORE

California Eyes More Paid Health Care for Illegal Immigrants

California Eyes More Paid Health Care for Illegal Immigrants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed covering immigrants 19 to 25. A proposal in the state Senate would expand that coverage to include…MORE

TRUMP ON 2020 PROSPECTS: HOW THE HELL DO YOU LOSE?

TRUMP ON 2020 PROSPECTS: HOW THE HELL DO YOU LOSE?

House Democrats engaged in a series of lengthy debates Monday behind closed doors over whether to begin a formal impeachment inquiry to respond to President Donald Trump’s rejection of their subpoenas, even as Speaker Nancy Pelosi made clear that she is pursuing a deliberative approach. The tensions displayed behind closed doors underscore the growing divide…MORE

Body In Canal Identified As Missing Fowler Truck Driver

Body In Canal Identified As Missing Fowler Truck Driver

  MERCED, CA (KMJ) – A body pulled from the Delta – Mendota Canal on Saturday is that of a missing Fowler truck driver. Crews have been looking for Satwant Bains, 56, since he went missing on I-5 last Wednesday morning. Merced County UnderSheriff Jason Goins says their deputies working with the Fresno County Sheriff’s…MORE

Armed Domestic Violence Suspect Arrested in Southeast Fresno

Armed Domestic Violence Suspect Arrested in Southeast Fresno

    FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Police in Southeast Fresno arrest an armed domestic violence suspect. Around 1:00 Monday afternoon, officers searched a residence on the 2400 block of South Meridian Ave. They got a tip that 30-year-old Jeremy Johnson, a felon, was there and had a gun. Police searched Johnson’s bedroom and a .45…MORE

Harris Unveils Plan to Close Wage Gap with Fines

Harris Unveils Plan to Close Wage Gap with Fines

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Monday unveiled her plan to close the wage gap by fining companies that fail to ensure they are paying men and women equally. The plan seeks to change where the onus falls in the current system: Instead of requiring employees to come forward to complain about equal pay, companies…MORE

McAleenan: Migrants Will Not Be Sent to Sanctuary Cities

McAleenan: Migrants Will Not Be Sent to Sanctuary Cities

(CNN) — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday said that migrants detained along the southern US border will not be sent to sanctuary cities as President Donald Trump and some members of his administration have previously pushed for. Appearing on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” McAleenan was asked to respond to the President having said on…MORE