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Suspect Identified in Fresno SWAT Standoff on Thursday

Suspect Identified in Fresno SWAT Standoff on Thursday

(KMJ) – On Thursday, May 19, 2022, the Fresno Police Department began an investigation into a Deputy-Involved Shooting that occurred at the River Park shopping center, involving personnel from the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department. Detectives have identified the suspect as 28-year-old Pheng Vang. Vang is on CDC parole for Burglary and is currently at large.…MORE

Fresno Sheriff, Police, AAA & Local Leaders Team Up to Caution Street Racing-Sideshow Enthusiasts

Fresno Sheriff, Police, AAA & Local Leaders Team Up to Caution Street Racing-Sideshow Enthusiasts

FRESNO, CA  – With summer approaching, law enforcement, local officials and AAA came out in full force to caution street racing and sideshow enthusiasts from engaging in these dangerous and illegal activities. “The CHP remains steadfast in its commitment in reducing violent crimes on California’s roadways. With proactive enforcement utilizing all our resources such as…MORE

Fresno Mayor Dyer Tests Positive for COVID-19

Fresno Mayor Dyer Tests Positive for COVID-19

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — Fresno City Mayor Jerry Dyer says he has tested positive for COVID-19. The mayor tweeted that he was experiencing cold-like symptoms so he took two rapid antigen at-home COVID tests and both came back positive. Dyer says he canceled all appointments and events scheduled for the next few days and will work…MORE

UPDATE: Fresno SWAT Manhunt Called Off, Suspect Escaped

UPDATE: Fresno SWAT Manhunt Called Off, Suspect Escaped

UPDATE — Multiple agencies are calling off the search for the man that barricaded himself within a Save Mart grocery store following a deputy-involved shooting investigation in northeast Fresno that started Thursday evening. FRESNO, Calif (KMJ/FOX26) — Multiple agencies advised people to avoid the areas of River Park and a Save Mart grocery store on Friday for…MORE

Multiple Fire Crews Attack Blaze at Huge Fresno Auto Wrecking Yard

Multiple Fire Crews Attack Blaze at Huge Fresno Auto Wrecking Yard

UPDATE 3:15 p.m. Cal Fire reports: “Forward progress of the fire has been stopped. 500+ vehicles are involved with heavy overhaul needed to mop up all hot spots. Cause of the fire is currently under investigation.” Fresno, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) –  CalFire along with Fresno County Fire and other departments were called to Fresno Foreign Wrecking…MORE

Man Under Restraining Order Killed in Fresno Officer Involved Shooting

Man Under Restraining Order Killed in Fresno Officer Involved Shooting

UPDATE: FresnoPolice say the suspect involved in yesterday’s Officer Involved Shooting has been identified as 27-year-old Austin Flores. FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A man under a restraining order died after he was shot by police in Fresno Thursday afternoon. The shooting happened around 12:00 p.m. at Crystal Ave. and Fountain Way near Shields and West Avenues.…MORE

Reward Now Being Offered Following Deadly Valley Hit-And-Run

Reward Now Being Offered Following Deadly Valley Hit-And-Run

(KMJ) – The California Highway Patrol announces Valley Crime Stoppers is now offering up to $2,000 in reward money for information in a deadly motorcycle crash case. It happened May 10th around 11:30 a.m. Investigators said 65-year-old Robert Meza was riding his 2002 Yamaha V-Star motorcycle eastbound on Avenue 9, just west of Highway 99…MORE

Gov. Newsom Receives 2nd Booster, Urges Eligible Californians to Get Boosted Against COVID-19 

Gov. Newsom Receives 2nd Booster, Urges Eligible Californians to Get Boosted Against COVID-19 

BAKERSFIELD – Amid rising COVID-19 cases across the country, and following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s emergency authorization of a booster dose for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, Governor Gavin Newsom today received his second Moderna booster at a clinic in Bakersfield, and encouraged all eligible Californians to get boosted to keep their immunity strong…MORE