Category Archives: Local News

25 Arrested in Massive Gang Crackdown “Operation Stray Bullet” in Tulare County

25 Arrested in Massive Gang Crackdown “Operation Stray Bullet” in Tulare County

      TULARE COUNTY, CA (KMJ) — A violent gang is dismantled in the South Valley. Over five months “Operation Stray bullet” targeted a gang terrorizing Tulare County with robberies, drug sales, home invasions, plans for murder in Visalia, Cutler and Orosi areas. 300 law officers involved in the multi-agency operation, ended it by…MORE

City Council Votes To Ban CCWs At City Hall & City Owned Buildings

City Council Votes To Ban CCWs At City Hall & City Owned Buildings

FRESNO,CA(KMJ)- A contentious morning at City Hall on Thursday as City Council voted 6-1 to ban concealed weapons at City Hall and other city owned buildings. The ordinance brought forth by Mayor Lee Brand, came after metal detectors and restricted access to the public were added to City Hall. Police Chief Andy Hall expressed his…MORE

CA Senate Democrats Kill Sex Ed Permission Bill

CA Senate Democrats Kill Sex Ed Permission Bill

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Democrats in the California Senate have blocked a controversial bill, which sought to require that parents sign permission slips, for kids between kindergarten and 6th grade to receive sexual education.     Under the California Healthy Youth Act, students automatically attend sex ed classes at some point, unless parents opt them out.…MORE

3 Men Were Shot Outside Fresno Gas Station: Police

3 Men Were Shot Outside Fresno Gas Station: Police

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) — Three men were shot outside of a gas station in Fresno. Fresno Police say it happened around 11:45 p.m. at the Fastrip on Hughes Ave. When officers arrived at the gas station, they found three men in in their early 20’s with gunshot wounds to the lower part of their…MORE

Passenger Van Becomes Shooting Target, Leaving 27 year-old Man Wounded Near Kerman

Passenger Van Becomes Shooting Target, Leaving 27 year-old Man Wounded Near Kerman

  KERMAN, CA (KMJ) — One person was wounded when somebody opened fire on a van carrying several passengers. Deputies say the shooting happened around 6:45 a.m. at La Fe Market near Jensen Ave. and SR-145, also known as Madera Ave south of Kerman. According to deputies, an unidentified suspect opened fire at a green van…MORE

Caruthers Woman Convicted of Animal Cruelty

Caruthers Woman Convicted of Animal Cruelty

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – A Caruthers Woman is convicted in an animal cruelty case. Back in August 2017, a CCSPCA humane officer responded to a call regarding a pit bull who had been run over by a pickup truck on a driveway in Caruthers. “Patron” was found by the humane officer on the driveway…MORE

New Epilepsy Ward Opens at Valley Children’s Hospital

    MADERA, CA. (KMJ) — A brand-new unit is now officially open at Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera. The ward is a first-of-its-kind for the Central Valley, uniquely equipped to help treat patients with epilepsy. Valley Children’s Hospital says around 13,000 kids of the 1.3 million that use its hospital have the disease. This…MORE