Category Archives: KMJ Top Stories

Fresno City Council Takes Up Controversial ‘STOP’ Ordinance

Fresno City Council Takes Up Controversial ‘STOP’ Ordinance

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — The proposed STOP ordinance was heard by the Fresno City Council Thursday afternoon. Anyone caught transferring something from a vehicle to someone near an intersection could be fined, from $75 dollars up to $300, for repeat violations . Councilman Steve Brandau added amendments that fines would go to traffic safety and…MORE

Fresno County Voters Needed To Shape New Voting System

Fresno County Voters Needed To Shape New Voting System

FRESNO (KMJ) — After getting approval to implement a new voting system, the office of Fresno County Registrar of Voters wants the public to help figure out the specifics. It comes after the Voter’s Choice Act was given the green light earlier this month by Fresno County Board of Supervisors. “In the Voter’s Choice Act,…MORE

Newsom Seeks $10 Fee To Clean Up Tainted Water

Newsom Seeks $10 Fee To Clean Up Tainted Water

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to charge California water customers up to $10 per month to help clean up contaminated water in low-income and rural areas. His plan will face resistance from some Democrats hesitant to impose new taxes. Up to 1 million Californians are estimated to have some type of contaminated…MORE

Tulare County Man Convicted of Murder, Child Molestation

Tulare County Man Convicted of Murder, Child Molestation

    TULARE, CA (KMJ) – A Tulare County man is convicted of murder and child molestation. The Tulare County District Attorney said a jury at the Tulare County Superior Court convicted Hector Gonzalez of first-degree murder on Tuesday. Court documents say Gonzalez sexually abused a young girl from the time she was 10 to…MORE

Orosi Man Suspected of Stealing From Storage Units, 2nd Suspect Still at Large

Orosi Man Suspected of Stealing From Storage Units, 2nd Suspect Still at Large

OROSI, CA (KMJ) – An Orosi man is busted for allegedly stealing from storage units, another suspect is still at large. The Tulare County Sheriffs Office said Orosi Sheriff’s deputies were called out on a report of burglary on March 16, 2019. They were told that at least two storage units were broken into at…MORE

@DevinCow Now Has More Twitter Followers Than @DevinNunes

@DevinCow Now Has More Twitter Followers Than @DevinNunes

FRESNO (KMJ) — After being name-checked in a lawsuit against Twitter, the account @DevinCow has rapidly grown in popularity. The user was one of five defendants listed in a complaint filed by Congressman Devin Nunes. It alleges that the social media giant was engaged in censorship, shadow-banning conservatives, and refusing to regulate itself (click here…MORE

Central High West Chemistry Teacher Arrested for Sexting Student

Central High West Chemistry Teacher Arrested for Sexting Student

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – A Central High West chemistry teacher is accused of sexting a student. On Tuesday, Detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Sex Crimes Unit arrested 31-year-old Fabian Botero of Clovis. Earlier in the day, school administrators received a report of inappropriate behavior taking place between Botero and a student. The person…MORE