Category Archives: KMJ Top Stories

Fresno Police Chief Paco Balderrama Speaks on Investigation of ‘Inappropriate’ Relationship

Fresno Police Chief Paco Balderrama Speaks on Investigation of ‘Inappropriate’ Relationship

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) — During a city council meeting on Wednesday, Fresno Police Chief Paco Balderrama addressed members of the media in the hallway regarding allegations he’s facing of an “inappropriate off-duty relationship with a non-city employee.” “This is the most difficult time in my life and my family’s life,” Balderrama said outside of council chambers.…MORE

Report: Fresno Among Worst Summer US Destinations

Report: Fresno Among Worst Summer US Destinations

FRESNO, CA (KMJ) Yes, it’s hot and our crime rate is a problem. Gas and food prices are outrageous. But as long as the air conditioning works, it’s not that bad in Fresno this time of year – is it? According to the editors at Forbes Advisor, it is. The city of Fresno, is being…MORE

Fresno Co. DA Blasts ‘Poison Pill’ to Kill Prop 47 Fix

Fresno Co. DA Blasts ‘Poison Pill’ to Kill Prop 47 Fix

FRESNO, CA (KMJ) In an exclusive interview Tuesday with KMJ’s Broeske & Musson, Fresno County District Attorney addressed the move by Gov. Newsom and Democrat lawmakers to put a so-called ‘poison pill’ into legislation that would effectively nullify a ballot initiative which is meant to fix Prop 47. “Democrats have reached a new low with…MORE

Hunter Biden Is Convicted Of All 3 Felony Charges In Federal Gun Trial

Hunter Biden Is Convicted Of All 3 Felony Charges In Federal Gun Trial

WILMINGTON, Delaware — Hunter Biden was convicted Tuesday of all three felony charges related to the purchase of a revolver in 2018 when, prosecutors argued, the president’s son lied on a mandatory gun-purchase form by saying he was not illegally using or addicted to drugs. Hunter Biden stared straight ahead and showed little emotion as…MORE

Shaver Lake Drowning Victim Identified as Orosi High School Student

Shaver Lake Drowning Victim Identified as Orosi High School Student

SHAVER LAKE, Calif. (KMJ/KFSN) – The 16-year-old drowning victim at Shaver Lake has been identified as Alejandro Araujo. Orosi High School confirmed that he was a junior at the school. Officials say counselors and other district staff members are available to help students navigate the tragedy. The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened shortly…MORE

New Details Emerge in Chief’s Alleged Cheating Scandal

New Details Emerge in Chief’s Alleged Cheating Scandal

FRESNO, CA (KMJ) As the investigation into Fresno Police Chief Paco Balderrama continues, new details are coming to light about his alleged infidelity. On Monday, Broeske & Musson spoke to Alex Tavlian, publisher of the SJVSun, about the latest developments. In a statement from the City of Fresno last week, they say the investigation is…MORE