Category Archives: KMJ Top Stories

Mother Clings to Life, Shot in Head While 6-Year-Old Daughter in Car

Mother Clings to Life, Shot in Head While 6-Year-Old Daughter in Car

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – A 25-year-old mother is fighting for her life after she was shot in the head Tuesday night. The Fresno Police Department received the call of a shooting at Kearney Blvd. and Thorne Ave. around 10:45 p.m. When officers got there they found Jacqueline Flores inside of a parked vehicle suffering…MORE

Calif. residents fed up with mounting Flex Alerts

Calif. residents fed up with mounting Flex Alerts

California’s power grid operator has issued a statewide alert urging residents to cut back electricity use Wednesday due to higher-than-normal temperatures expected in Northern California and tight energy supplies across the West. Officials called for voluntary electricity conservation from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday to avoid rolling outages during the persistent heat, the California…MORE

Man Arrested in Connection to Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Fresno

Man Arrested in Connection to Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Fresno

  FRESNO CA (KMJ) — A man has been arrested in connection to a deadly hit-and-run crash on July 10th in Fresno. Police were called about a man that was hit around 11:50 p.m. on W. Shields Ave. near N. West Ave. The driver did not stay at the scene and a second vehicle hit…MORE

Woman Arrested in Fresno Following High-Speed Chase on Hwy 99

Woman Arrested in Fresno Following High-Speed Chase on Hwy 99

  TULARE, CA (KMJ) – Tulare County Sheriff’s deputies chased a vehicle along Highway 99 at speeds up to 90 mph. The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office says the initial call was for a stabbing. A deputy saw the suspect leaving the scene and tried to get the woman driver to stop but she refused, leading…MORE

Use Masks Indoors Regardless of Vax Status: California Health Dept.

Use Masks Indoors Regardless of Vax Status: California Health Dept.

    SACRAMENTO, CA (KMJ) — The California Department of Public Health is now recommending mask use for indoor public settings regardless of vaccination status. They said this is in response to the spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, and new CDC guidance calling for masking measures to prevent the spread of the highly transmissible…MORE

Gov. Newsom Signs Legislation to Make College More Affordable and Accessible in California

Gov. Newsom Signs Legislation to Make College More Affordable and Accessible in California

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Governor’s Press Office Tuesday, July 27, 2021 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today signed the higher education budget trailer bill implementing significant California Comeback Plan investments in college affordability and access – including expanded student financial aid, education and training grants for workers displaced by the pandemic, transfer pathways for…MORE

Man Identified After Fatal Police Chase in Clovis

Man Identified After Fatal Police Chase in Clovis

  CLOVIS, CA (KMJ) — The Clovis Police Department says they’ve identified the man who sped away from officers that resulted in a fatal accident. According to Clovis PD, 48-year-old Charles McClough of Clovis led officers in a chase on July 12 around 2:30 a.m. Clovis Police says McClough was driving 100 miles per hour…MORE

3 Women Rescued, 6 Men Arrested, Following Sex Trafficking Sting in Visalia

3 Women Rescued, 6 Men Arrested, Following Sex Trafficking Sting in Visalia

    VISALIA, CA (KMJ) — The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office announced the results of a sex trafficking sting in the Visalia area.     The operation took place on Friday, July 23rd, and was conducted by the TCSO Human Trafficking Unit, along with members of the Visalia Police Department and the Tulare County District Attorney’s…MORE