Category Archives: Local News

Officer-Involved Shooting Suspect Shot His Ex-Girlfriend: Say Fresno Police

Officer-Involved Shooting Suspect Shot His Ex-Girlfriend: Say Fresno Police

      FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – A woman was shot Thursday night in northeast Fresno. Police said they were called to N. Gearhart Ave. near Shaw & Millbrook in Northeast Fresno just before 9:00 p.m. Thursday. When officers arrived, people escorted them to a 59-year-old woman who was shot, but alert and talking. They…MORE

All Californians 16+ Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines

All Californians 16+ Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines

SACRAMENTO – As announced by Governor Gavin Newsom last month, all Californians aged 16 and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations starting today, April 15. This expansion of eligibility comes as the state reaches major milestones in its vaccine rollout: nearly half of all residents in the 16 and older population have already received at…MORE

Sanger Man Arrested For Possession of Thousands of Child Porn Images, Videos

Sanger Man Arrested For Possession of Thousands of Child Porn Images, Videos

  SANGER, CA (KMJ) — A Sanger man was arrested on Wednesday after detectives say he was in possession of thousands of images and videos of child pornography. The Central California Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force along with detectives with Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, Sexual Abuse Unit, and Sanger Police Department served a search…MORE

Rep. Nunes Blasts Intel Leaders for Politicizing, Weaponizing Intelligence

Rep. Nunes Blasts Intel Leaders for Politicizing, Weaponizing Intelligence

Striking back at years of politicized intelligence attacks on former President Donald Trump, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., called out Biden administration intelligence leaders at Thursday’s worldwide threats hearing. “I hope you plan on spending a reasonable amount of time in upcoming years on activities other than investigating conservatives and spying on Republican presidential campaigns,” Nunes,…MORE

Fresno Grizzlies Announce Green Light to Open Season with Fans in Stands

Fresno Grizzlies Announce Green Light to Open Season with Fans in Stands

  The Fresno Grizzlies announced that they have officially received the green light from the Fresno County Department of Public Health to open their season on May 11 with fans in the stands. After months of collaboration, the groups say they have put together a comprehensive plan with fan and player safety as the top…MORE

Homicide Investigation Now Underway in West Fresno

Homicide Investigation Now Underway in West Fresno

(Photo courtesy: Fresno County Sheriff’s Office)   (KMJ) – The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate its first homicide of 2021. Just after 2 p.m. Tuesday, a person performing work at a home on the 5500 block of West Olive Avenue called the Sheriff’s Office after seeing what he believed was a car that…MORE

‘Prime Suspect’ Arrested in Kristin Smart’s 1996 Disappearance

‘Prime Suspect’ Arrested in Kristin Smart’s 1996 Disappearance

UPDATE: Prosecutors announced on Wednesday they had filed a first-degree murder charge in the 1996 killing. Criminal filings indicate that Paul Flores, 44, killed Kristin Smart in his dorm room as he raped or attempted to rape the 19-year-old college freshman. Paul Flores will be arraigned on Thursday Click to listen to the latest from KMJ’s Liz…MORE

FEMA Starts Accepting Applications for COVID-19 Related Funeral Reimbursements

FEMA Starts Accepting Applications for COVID-19 Related Funeral Reimbursements

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – FEMA is now accepting applications TO reimburse funeral expenses to those who have lost family members to COVID-19. The Federal Emergency Management agency has $2 billion dollars from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Act of 2021 to reimburse individuals and households for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred between Jan.…MORE

Arrest Made Following Fatal Fresno Double Shooting

Arrest Made Following Fatal Fresno Double Shooting

(Photo courtesy:  Fresno Police Department) (KMJ) – Fresno Police now have a suspect in custody following the shooting death of two women at an apartment complex in the southwestern part of the city Friday night. Just after 11:30 p.m., officers were called to a complex on the 3200 block of East Olive Avenue for shots…MORE