Category Archives: KMJ Top Stories

California Reopens Fishing After Offshore Oil Spill

California Reopens Fishing After Offshore Oil Spill

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California is reopening fishing along a stretch of southern coastline after barring the activity for weeks following an offshore oil spill. The Department of Fish and Wildlife says a ban on the taking of fish and shellfish will be lifted Tuesday after tests showed local seafood is safe for human…MORE

Student Kills 3, Wounds 8 at Michigan High School, Say  Authorities

Student Kills 3, Wounds 8 at Michigan High School, Say Authorities

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three students and wounding eight other people, including at least one teacher, authorities said. Oakland County Undersheriff Mike McCabe said at a news conference that investigators were still trying to determine a motive for the shooting at…MORE

Court Upholds California Ban on High-Capacity Magazines

Court Upholds California Ban on High-Capacity Magazines

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned two lower court judges and upheld California’s ban on high-capacity magazines Tuesday in a split decision that may be headed for the U.S. Supreme Court. “The statute outlaws no weapon, but only limits the size of the magazine that may be used with…MORE

Suspected Serial Robber Arrested, Tulare Co. Detectives Looking for Other Victims

Suspected Serial Robber Arrested, Tulare Co. Detectives Looking for Other Victims

TULARE COUNTY, CA (KMJ/FOX26)- Tulare County sheriff’s deputies say they think they’ve caught a serial robber and believe there may be more victims. Deputies were called to a corner store on Avenue 196 near Highway 65 in Strathmore last Tuesday after an armed robbery happened. Detectives identified the suspect in the armed robbery as Nicholas…MORE

Kalen DeBoer Signs with University of Washington as New Head Coach

Kalen DeBoer Signs with University of Washington as New Head Coach

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — It’s official, Kalen DeBoer is now the former head coach at Fresno State and has signed with the University of Washington. The announcement came Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. “While we are saddened to see Coach DeBoer leave Fresno State, we are grateful for his service to our university and our community…MORE

Fresno CHP Recovers Lexus, Says 2 Teens Believed to be Involved in Hit & Run that killed 23-year-old Fresno State Student

Fresno CHP Recovers Lexus, Says 2 Teens Believed to be Involved in Hit & Run that killed 23-year-old Fresno State Student

FRESNO, CA (KMJ/FOX26) – Fresno Area CHP said they have found the silver Lexus and two teens who considered to be people of interest connected to Saturday’s hit-and-run crash that killed 23-year-old Fresno State student. The California Highway Patrol says Devan Nicole Elayda was driving east down Highway 180 around 2:45 a.m. Saturday when she…MORE

Goldsmith Named Chancellor of State Center Community College

Goldsmith Named Chancellor of State Center Community College

FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Carole Goldsmith has been named chancellor of the State Center Community College District. She will oversee Fresno City College, Clovis, Madera, and Reedley community colleges Carole was awarded the Mariann Loniello Award from the California Community College Association of Community and Continuing Education in recognition for her work in education and…MORE

Fresno State Student Killed in Highway 180 Hit-And-Run

Fresno State Student Killed in Highway 180 Hit-And-Run

(KMJ) – A 23-year-old Fresno State student was killed early Saturday morning following a hit and run on Highway 180 near Cedar Avenue in Fresno. The California Highway Patrol says Devan Nicole Elayda, who is originally from Hollister, was driving east on Highway 180 around 2:45 a.m. when she pulled over to switch seats with…MORE

Deputies Search for Next-Of-Kin of San Joaquin Homicide Victim

Deputies Search for Next-Of-Kin of San Joaquin Homicide Victim

(KMJ) – The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office continues to look for the next of kin of a Los Angeles man found dead Friday in San Joaquin. According to Deputies, 28-year-old Leonel Rodriguez was found around 1 p.m. outside an apartment in the 8400 Block of 6th Street. The Sheriff’s Office says Rodriguez was shot multiple…MORE

Fresno’s MADE FOR THEM to Celebrate 10 Years Combating Human Trafficking

Fresno’s MADE FOR THEM to Celebrate 10 Years Combating Human Trafficking

Fresno, Calif. – The non-profit MADE FOR THEM celebrates 10 Years combating human trafficking and supporting the needs of survivors in the Central Valley. Formed in Central Valley by Andrea Shabaglian, the executive director of MADE FOR THEM, the organization sells clothing made by some of the very people who have been pulled from a…MORE