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Fresno Man Behind Bars on Attempted Murder Charges

Fresno Man Behind Bars on Attempted Murder Charges

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – A Fresno man is behind bars on attempted murder charges. On Tuesday, Fresno Police arrested 28-year-old Marcelino Higareda, a Bulldog gang member, for allegedly kicking and punching a man, who was putting air in his tires at a gas station. It happened October 31, 2018, at approximately 2:00 a.m., at…MORE

Olive Company Offering New Contracts To Valley Growers After Bell-Carter Stepped Out

Olive Company Offering New Contracts To Valley Growers After Bell-Carter Stepped Out

  TRACY, CA (KMJ) – Last week, Bell-Carter, one of the country’s largest canners of table olives, was cancelling contracts with Valley growers. Bell-Carter said the move was due to rising cost increases for California olives. On Tuesday, Musco Family Olive Company in Tracy announced it is offering new contracts to California growers. “We want every…MORE

“Gavin’s Law” Will Move Forward

“Gavin’s Law” Will Move Forward

  SACRAMENTO, CA (KMJ) – ‘Gavin’s Law’ will move forward. Powerful testimony from Gavin Gladding’s wife, Susan, as she testified in front of the Assembly Public Safety Committee, Tuesday morning, in Sacramento. Susan Gladding was there with Assembly-member Jim Patterson, family, friends and supporters of AB-582, fighting for harsher penalties for hit and run drivers.…MORE

Nunes Suing Twitter “Part Of The Cleanup We Have To Do”

Nunes Suing Twitter “Part Of The Cleanup We Have To Do”

FRESNO (KMJ) — Congress-member Devin Nunes’ $250 million lawsuit against Twitter has been described by the prominent Republican as “not something that I wanted to do.” The complaint was filed in Virginia this week (click here). It not only includes Twitter, which it describes as a “portal of defamation”, but also names Elizabeth Mair, described…MORE

Tulare PD Clarifies Communications with ICE

Tulare PD Clarifies Communications with ICE

TULARE, Calif. (KMJ) — The Tulare Police Dept. clarified its communications with federal immigration officials Monday. The department said a box was “inadvertently” checked on a contract with an equipment vendor, who supplies license plate readers. That allowed data to be shared with ICE. However, Tulare PD says such communication is inconsistent with California’s sanctuary state…MORE

Valley Congressman Devin Nunes Files 250 Million Lawsuit Against Twitter

Valley Congressman Devin Nunes Files 250 Million Lawsuit Against Twitter

    FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Valley Congressman Devin Nunes filed a lawsuit against Twitter on Monday. Republican Nunes alleges defamation of him and other conservatives. His lawsuit seeks $250 million in compensatory damages and $350,000 in punitive damages. Nunes accuses twitter of “shadow-banning” making his tweets invisible to all but diligent users over his…MORE

South Valley Murderer Denied Parole for 6th Time

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

Clovis Community College is “Honoring Cesar Chavez and his Legacy”

Clovis Community College is “Honoring Cesar Chavez and his Legacy”

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Clovis Community College is “Honoring Cesar Chavez and his legacy” on Tuesday. His son, Paul Chavez, will be speaking about his father, at 10 a.m. at Clovis Community College’s Forum Hall Cesar Chavez, organized the union that would become the United Farm Workers of America. As a young boy in the…MORE

Third No Contest Plea In Gavin Gladding Hit And Run

Third No Contest Plea In Gavin Gladding Hit And Run

FRESNO (KMJ) — The third person involved in the Gavin Gladding hit and run, Fernanda Jakeline Lopez, has entered a no contest plea. The move Monday morning inside Fresno County Superior Court was in response to the charges of accessory to the crime and destroying or concealing evidence. Her original not guilty plea was entered…MORE

Gavin’s Law Rally Draws Hundreds of Community Members in Support

Gavin’s Law Rally Draws Hundreds of Community Members in Support

  FRESNO (KMJ) – Almost 200 people gathered in Northeast Fresno at Keith Tice Park as the community showed support for AB 582. Gavin’s law is named after Clovis Unified educator Gavin Gladding, killed while jogging on Friant on Sept. 16, last year. The hit and run driver, Rogelio Alvarez Maravilla, was suggested to be…MORE