Category Archives: Local News

One of 2 People killed in Crash Sunday in Fresno County is Identified

One of 2 People killed in Crash Sunday in Fresno County is Identified

MENDOTA, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — Two people died late Sunday night when a driver failed to stop at an intersection in Fresno County and hit another vehicle. CHP says the driver of a 2012 Nissan traveling northbound on San Diego Ave. near Mendota ran the stop sign at California Ave. and hit a 2008 Chevrolet that did…MORE

Olivia Newton-John, Who Played Sandy in ‘Grease,’ Dies at 73

Olivia Newton-John, Who Played Sandy in ‘Grease,’ Dies at 73

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won countless hearts as everyone’s favorite Sandy in the blockbuster film version of “Grease,” has died. She was 73. Newton-John, a longtime resident…MORE

2-Alarm Fire Damages Building at Industrial Complex in Clovis

2-Alarm Fire Damages Building at Industrial Complex in Clovis

CLOVIS, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — Clovis Fire was called to a commercial fir in an industrial complex near Sunnyside and Barstow Avenues on Monday. The fire was reported around 11:00 a.m. at the facility in the 1000 block of Cole Ave. Fire were still on-scene and called for a second alarm. Clovis Fire said all its units…MORE

Driver Arrested After K9 Sniffs Out Suspected Fentanyl In Merced 

Driver Arrested After K9 Sniffs Out Suspected Fentanyl In Merced 

MERCED, Calif. (KMJFOX26) — One of the Valley’s talented, crime-fighting K9s is back at it again, doing what he does best. The California Highway Patrol out of Merced took to social media on Sunday to share K9 Beny’s latest bust. According to CHP Merced, an officer recently pulled over a driver in a 2007 Mazda…MORE

Man Arrested For Weapons And Marijuana In Merced

Man Arrested For Weapons And Marijuana In Merced

MERCED, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A man was arrested for large amounts of weapons and marijuana, as well as other charges Thursday night in Merced, according to deputies. The Merced County Sheriff’s Office was called out to a house on Bellevue Road between Franklin and Highway 59 for reports of a man holding a rifle and…MORE

Teen Arrested After Being Found With Ghost Guns, Inside Stolen Vehicle

Teen Arrested After Being Found With Ghost Guns, Inside Stolen Vehicle

FRESNO, Calif. (FOX26) — An accused gang member has been arrested after police say he was found in a stolen vehicle with two ghost guns in Fresno. Officer responded to the call near Olive Ave. and First St. When they arrived, there were several people inside the vehicle but one of them was the known…MORE

Federal Charges Filed Against Ex Sanger Cop

Federal Charges Filed Against Ex Sanger Cop

FRESNO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a 10-count indictment that was unsealed Friday charging a former Sanger Police Department officer with deprivation of constitutional rights under color of law for sexually assaulting four women with whom he interacted during the course of his duties. Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s…MORE

Alex Jones Ordered to Pay $49.3M Total Over Sandy Hook Lies

Alex Jones Ordered to Pay $49.3M Total Over Sandy Hook Lies

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury on Friday ordered Infowars’ Alex Jones to pay $49.3 million in total damages to the parents of a first-grader killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, which the conspiracy theorist falsely called a hoax orchestrated by the government in order to tighten U.S. gun laws. The amount is less…MORE

Fresno Mayor’s Second Citywide Community Clean-UP Day on Saturday

Fresno Mayor’s Second Citywide Community Clean-UP Day on Saturday

FRESNO, CA- Mayor Jerry Dyer’s second Citywide Community CleanUP Day will take place tomorrow morning with more than 1,000 volunteers taking part in cleanup projects across the city. Volunteers have either registered to volunteer at one of four organized hub locations or have chosen their own location of special importance to them to clean, whether by themselves or in groups ranging in size up to 50 people. Beautify…MORE

61-Year-Old Man Reported Missing From Merced

61-Year-Old Man Reported Missing From Merced

MERCED, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — The Merced Police Department is turning to the community for help in locating a 61-year-old man now considered missing. According to Merced Police, Cal Lee was last seen on Thursday August 4th, leaving the La Sierra Care Facility at 2424 M Street. Lee was a volunteer patient at the facility and staff…MORE