Category Archives: KMJ Top Stories

San Francisco Subway Train Shooting Kills 1, Wounds Another

San Francisco Subway Train Shooting Kills 1, Wounds Another

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One person was killed and another was wounded in a shooting on a crowded subway train in San Francisco Wednesday, a city supervisor said. Supervisor Myrna Melgar said San Francisco police informed her that the shooting happened around 10 a.m. on a San Francisco Muni train between Forest Hill and Castro…MORE

Beach closed in Monterey County Following Shark Attack

Beach closed in Monterey County Following Shark Attack

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A Pacific Grove City Councilwoman shared a post on Facebook about a shark attack on Wednesday. Councilwoman Jenny McAdams said the attack happened at Lovers Point which is on the east side of Pacific Grove in Monterey County. The surfer was rushed from the water to Natividad. The surfer’s condition is…MORE

Thousands Without Power in the Valley, Fire Evacuations in Millerton Area Lifted

Thousands Without Power in the Valley, Fire Evacuations in Millerton Area Lifted

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A rare summer storm hit the Central Valley on Wednesday bringing rain, strong winds, lighting, and power outages. The outages are spread all over the Valley with the largest pockets in Clovis, Sanger, Selma, Parlier, Reedley, Squaw Valley, Tollhouse, and Dinuba. Many of the outages are Enhanced Powerline Safety Settings (EPSS) triggered by the high winds…MORE

Rare Summer Storm Brings Threat of Dry Lighting Strikes to the Region

Rare Summer Storm Brings Threat of Dry Lighting Strikes to the Region

(KMJ) – According to the National Weather Service in Hanford, a rare summer storm event has the potential to produce lightning, rain, 30 MPH wind and even hail. It adds this is possible in some parts of the south Valley, particularly in Tulare and Kern Counties. And lightning could be seen in Fresno and Madera.…MORE

Man Reported Missing Out of Fresno

Man Reported Missing Out of Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A Fresno family is asking for the public’s help locating a man who went missing last Thursday. 45-year-old Ruben Beltran was last seen around 1:00 p.m. on June 16th in Fresno’s Tower District. He is 5′ 9″ tall, about 170 lbs., with brown hair, and brown eyes, and has a tattoo on…MORE

Madera County Woman Reported Missing

Madera County Woman Reported Missing

AHWAHNEE, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating a missing adult. 57-year-old Wendy Lee Pullins is an Ahwahnee resident who was last known to be in Mariposa County last Wednesday. Wendy is 5′ 4″ tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. She is possibly driving a red Jeep…MORE

CAL FIRE Hits Peak Staffing for Wildfire This Summer

CAL FIRE Hits Peak Staffing for Wildfire This Summer

SACRAMENTO – In preparation for the upcoming wildfire season, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has completed the transition to peak staffing across California and continues to report progress on key fuels reduction and forest health projects. Peak staffing ensures all CAL FIRE stations are open and staffed 24 hours per day; response capabilities…MORE

Fresno Man Nabbed for Multiple Sex Assaults, Possibly More Victims

Fresno Man Nabbed for Multiple Sex Assaults, Possibly More Victims

FRESNO, CA (KMJ ) – On June 16, 2022, members of the Fresno Police Department’s Street Violence Bureau’s Tactical Team arrested 27-year-old Ezequiel Lopez for sexual assault-related charges related to two cases. Detectives conducted a search warrant on Lopez’s residence and vehicle and located evidence connecting him to the two sexual assault investigations, including a…MORE

Man In Critical Condition Following Playground Shooting In Downtown Fresno

Man In Critical Condition Following Playground Shooting In Downtown Fresno

(KMJ) — A man was rushed to the hospital Monday evening following a shooting at Dickey Playground in Downtown Fresno. The Fresno Police Department says officers were called to the 800 block of N. Calaveras Ave. near Divisadero St. and Blackstone Ave. just after 8 p.m. regarding a 49-year-old man with a gunshot wound to…MORE

Drive-by Shooting At Airbnb In Fresno

Drive-by Shooting At Airbnb In Fresno

(KMJ) — Fresno police are at the scene of an early Monday morning shooting in southeast Fresno. They say somebody fired at an Airbnb near Shields and Locan Avenues around 4:00 a.m. Nobody was hurt but Police did find shell casings at the scene and a nearby truck was hit by a stray bullet. Police…MORE