Category Archives: Local News

CHP Looks to Delay Some Pay Raises Amid Pension Woes

CHP Looks to Delay Some Pay Raises Amid Pension Woes

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — A new contract between the union for CHP officers and the state calls for a temporary delay in pay raises, in an effort to pay down pension debt.     The 4-year, approximately $800 million tentative agreement with the Newsom Administration comes as the Golden State is contributing 59 cents to CalPERS,…MORE

Wanted Parolee Busted By K-9 After Escape from Clovis Gym

Wanted Parolee Busted By K-9 After Escape from Clovis Gym

  CLOVIS, CA (KMJ) – A wanted parolee’s workout is cut short, after he is taken down by a Clovis Police K-9 after trying to escape from a Health Club. Just after 8:00 Tuesday night, Clovis Police received a tip that 35-year-old John Mata was working out inside Planet Fitness near Clovis and Shaw. Clovis…MORE

3 Men Arrested in Connection to Classic Car Theft

3 Men Arrested in Connection to Classic Car Theft

    CLOVIS, CA (KMJ) – Three men are arrested Wednesday morning in connection to theft of a classic car. Clovis police reported the classic car missing on July 10 – a classic 1957 Chevy Bel Air, then a break in the case with arrest warrants served Wednesday morning. Police arrested two cousins; Jermaine Fuller,…MORE

Fresno Police Search For Fast Food Restaurant Robber

Fresno Police Search For Fast Food Restaurant Robber

(KMJ) – Fresno Police continue to search for a serial robber who held up two fast food restaurants in the eastern part of the city Tuesday night. Investigators say a Hispanic man (pictured above) used a gun to hold up the Taco Bell on McKinley near Chestnut.  Then, about ten minutes later, officers say this…MORE

California Couple Pleads Guilty to Killing Newborn

California Couple Pleads Guilty to Killing Newborn

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – A Southern California couple who killed their newborn daughter and left her body in a cardboard box have pleaded guilty to murder. Eighteen-year-old Joshua Benson of Corona and 23-year-old Shawna Andritch entered pleas Tuesday to first-degree and second-degree murder, respectively. Each faces a potential life sentence. Prosecutors say the couple killed…MORE

Memorial Service Held for Fallen CHP Officer Andre Moye Jr.

Memorial Service Held for Fallen CHP Officer Andre Moye Jr.

  RIVERSIDE, CA (KMJ) – A public memorial service was held for CHP Officer Andre Moye Jr. who was killed in the line of duty. “Andre’s field training officers knew he was special, and immediately noticed his passion for law enforcement,”  said CHP Captain John Tyler. “His work ethic was unparalleled, like a burning fire…MORE

Court rules San Diego marijuana law required more analysis

Court rules San Diego marijuana law required more analysis

SAN DIEGO (AP) – The California Supreme Court has ruled San Diego failed to adequately analyze the potential environmental impacts of its marijuana dispensary law. The Union-Tribune reports the decision Monday is expected to limit the discretion of local governments across the state. San Diego declared that the 2014 pot law didn’t require any environmental…MORE

Huerta, Seven Others Arrested at Fresno SEIU Protest

Huerta, Seven Others Arrested at Fresno SEIU Protest

FRESNO (KMJ) – Protests and arrests Tuesday morning at the Fresno County Hall of Records. One of those hauled off by deputies, a well-known activist. About 200 protestors with the SEIU gathered at the Fresno County Hall of Records, the union’s home care workers are in the middle of negotiating a new contract with the…MORE

Fullerton Police Release Sketch – Seek On-Campus Killer

Fullerton Police Release Sketch – Seek On-Campus Killer

FRESNO (KMJ) – Police say they’re working around the clock to find a murderer in a bizarre attack on a state university campus. Police say 57-year-old Steven Shek Keung chan was stabbed many times before he was found dead inside his car in the California State Fullerton parking lot Monday. they say the attacker targeted…MORE