Category Archives: Local News

FUSD Launches Ad Campaign After Repeated School Threats

FUSD Launches Ad Campaign After Repeated School Threats

Local TV in Fresno, California, now features two public service announcements created by the Fresno Unified School District aimed at educating students and parents on social media threats. The PSAs warn that online threats can result in a student’s suspension, expulsion or even arrest. The school district has also posted an electronic billboard at one…MORE

President Trump Says He’ll Do Something About Homelessness in Calif.

President Trump Says He’ll Do Something About Homelessness in Calif.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – President Donald Trump says the people of San Francisco and Los Angeles are fed up with homelessness and his administration will be “doing something” about it. The president spoke about the problem Tuesday aboard Air Force One as he began a visit to California. Trump mentioned the creation of a task…MORE

Tulare Co. Woman Gets Life for DUI Murders

Tulare Co. Woman Gets Life for DUI Murders

TULARE, Calif. (KMJ) — A south valley woman has been sentenced to life in prison for a pair of DUI murders. Court documents say 28-year-old Cheyenne Wyllie of Springville ran a stop sign in 2016, slammed into a minivan, and killed a 69-year-old woman, along with a 10-year-old girl. Wyllie’s BAC was almost 3 times…MORE

Fresno Catholic Diocese Launches Child Victim Compensation Fund

Fresno Catholic Diocese Launches Child Victim Compensation Fund

(KMJ)  The Catholic Diocese of Fresno and five others have unveiled a compensation program for child abuse victims of priests. The program would allow victims to file for compensation, without having to sue the church. For victims who come forward the cases will be confidentially reported to police. As for compensation, the administrators of the…MORE

Death Related to E-Cigarettes Reported in Tulare County, Hours After Gov. Newsom Announces Vaping Awareness Campaign

Death Related to E-Cigarettes Reported in Tulare County, Hours After Gov. Newsom Announces Vaping Awareness Campaign

  VISALIA, CA. (KMJ) — The Tulare County Public Health Officer has confirmed that a person from Tulare County has died from complications related to the use of e-cigarettes and is warning community members about the dangerous effects of using electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes. “With sadness, we report that there has been a death of a…MORE

Police Investigate After Man Shot in Central Fresno

Police Investigate After Man Shot in Central Fresno

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) — Fresno Police are investigating a shooting in Central Fresno that sent a man to the hospital but his injuries are not considered life-threatening. It happened just before 11 a.m. Monday by Shaw and Fairmont. Multiple bullet holes were found in a house. Neighbors started calling 9-1-1.     “Most of…MORE

Tis The Season to Watch Out for Wildlife

Tis The Season to Watch Out for Wildlife

FRESNO (KMJ) – Caltrans says this time of year, the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions typically peaks, as animals start migrating to winter habitat. Mating season begins for deer and elk. And bears spend more time foraging before hibernation. “Be alert when driving through areas where wildlife frequent,” Alisa Becerra said. Spokeswoman Alisa Becerra says to…MORE

Man Arrested After Leading Deputies on Chase, School Lockdowns Lifted

Man Arrested After Leading Deputies on Chase, School Lockdowns Lifted

  TULARE COUNTY, CA (KMJ) — A man has been arrested after leading deputies on a chase, and a lockdown has been lifted on an elementary school. The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office said happened Friday morning near Alpine Vista Elementary School. The Sheriff’s Office says the chase started with an erratic driver at the intersection of…MORE

PG&E Reaches Multi-Billion Dollar Settlement Over Fire Claims

PG&E Reaches Multi-Billion Dollar Settlement Over Fire Claims

(KMJ) – Friday morning, Pacific Gas and Electric announced it reached an $11 billion settlement with insurance companies in suits filed over the 2017 and 2018 state wildfires. This deal covers 85% of the claims filed against the bankrupt utility and covers several major blazes including the Camp Fire.  It ravaged the town of Paradise…MORE