Category Archives: Liz Kern News Articles

Catholic Diocese of Fresno Cooperating as Attorney General Investigates Abuse, Churchwide

Catholic Diocese of Fresno Cooperating as Attorney General Investigates Abuse, Churchwide

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – The Catholic Diocese of Fresno is cooperating with church wide investigations into abuse, churchwide. Since May of this year, the Diocese of Fresno, along with five others, has cooperated on a voluntary basis as the Attorney General’s Office examines the practices and procedures that seek to protect the children entrusted to…MORE

Fresno County Detectives Arrest Man For Stealing Shotgun at Sanger Gas Station

Fresno County Detectives Arrest Man For Stealing Shotgun at Sanger Gas Station

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Detectives in Fresno County have arrested the man they say stole a shotgun at a gas station in Sanger. On Tuesday, December 3rd, property crimes detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office arrested 34 year old Khamphanh Srimala of Fresno. Thanks to tips from the public who saw those images, detectives…MORE

Hung Jury In Alleged Cop-Killer Erica Sandoval Trial in Tulare County

Hung Jury In Alleged Cop-Killer Erica Sandoval Trial in Tulare County

  TULARE COUNTY, CA (KMJ) – The jury in the case of Erika Sandoval has hung, said Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward. A future trial date will be set. “We are certainly disappointed on behalf of the Green family that the jury was not able to render a verdict. We commend the jury for their…MORE

Calaveras County Man Pleads Guilty in Fresno Court to Embezzling Housing Assistance Funds

Calaveras County Man Pleads Guilty in Fresno Court to Embezzling Housing Assistance Funds

    FRESNO, CA. (KMJ) – A Calaveras County man pleads guilty in a Fresno courtroom to embezzling housing assistance program funds. Raymond Cawthorne, 57, of Valley Springs, pleaded guilty Monday to embezzlement of public funds, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. According to court documents, between May 2015 and Oct. 2016, Cawthorne embezzled over…MORE

DUI Crash Kills Woman, Injures 3 Children

DUI Crash Kills Woman, Injures 3 Children

  A 30-year-old woman was killed and three children all under the age of five were injured after a crash involving a DUI driver, CHP says. It happened Tuesday around 5:14 p.m. on E. Adams Avenue between S. Alta Avenue and S. Pedersen Avenue in Fresno County. According to CHP, 61-year-old Manuel Ramirez Jr. was…MORE

Visalia Man Convicted for Trying to Kill a Police Officer

Visalia Man Convicted for Trying to Kill a Police Officer

  TULARE COUNTY, CA (KMJ) – A Visalia man is convicted for trying to kill a police officer On Monday in Tulare County Superior Court, a jury found Paul Brian Ward, guilty of attempted murder and assault on a police officer, battery against an EMT, resisting arrest, and other charges. The incident took place back…MORE

Fresno County Sheriff’s Office Releases Holiday Tips For Safety

Fresno County Sheriff’s Office Releases Holiday Tips For Safety

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Fresno County Sheriff’s Office releases tips top avoid thefts and break-ins over the holidays. The holiday season is now here, so this is a good time for residents of Fresno County think about ways to protect the stuff you work so hard for all year long. Please incorporate these simple…MORE

Fresno District Attorney Asking Gov. Newsom to Block Parole of Convicted Murderer

Fresno District Attorney Asking Gov. Newsom to Block Parole of Convicted Murderer

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Fresno County District Attorney Lisa A. Smittcamp is asking Governor Gavin Newsom to block the parole release of convicted murderer David Weidert. The Governor will decide by early December whether or not to overturn the Board of Parole Hearings’ decision in August which found Weidert suitable for parole. Inmate David…MORE