Category Archives: Local News

Clovis Man Arrested for Child Molestation, Deputies Searching for More Victims

Clovis Man Arrested for Child Molestation, Deputies Searching for More Victims

FRESNO COUNTY, CA (KMJ) — A Clovis man has been arrested for molesting a child under 14, and the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office believes he may have victimized others. Nathaniel Stephen Myers, 38, has been booked into the Fresno County Jail on six counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14. During an…MORE

Tips Sought in West Central Fresno Homicide

Tips Sought in West Central Fresno Homicide

(KMJ) – The Fresno Police Department is asking for your help tracking down the suspect responsible for a city homicide last week.   And Investigators have released the following statement: On Thursday, November 19th, just after 9:30 p.m. Fresno Police officers were dispatched to Dan’s Liquor, located at 4005 N Marks Avenue for reports of a…MORE

Merced Officially Names A Permanent Police Chief

Merced Officially Names A Permanent Police Chief

(KMJ) – Merced’s City Manager officially names Thomas Cavallero as the city’s new chief of Police Chief. Cavallero had served as the interim police chief since February 2020 following the December retirement of Chief Chris Goodwin. City Manager Stephanie Dietz says, “Chief Cavallero has consistently demonstrated his skills and abilities in the Department and the…MORE

The Governor And His Family Now Under Virus Quarantine

The Governor And His Family Now Under Virus Quarantine

(KMJ ) – Governor Gavin Newsom and his family are quarantining after three of his children were exposed to someone who tested positive for the corona virus. A spokesperson for the Governor’s office says Newsom, his wife Jennifer, and their children all tested negative for the virus on Sunday. Newsom was notified Friday evening that a…MORE

Fresno County’s DA Will Not File Curfew Violation Charges

Fresno County’s DA Will Not File Curfew Violation Charges

(KMJ) – Fresno County District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp issues a response to any potential punishment for those violating the COVID-19 curfew for counties currently in the state’s Purple tier.   The curfew, which began Saturday night, remains in effect from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m through December 21st. Here is the full statement from DA Smittcamp:…MORE

Rep. McCarthy: Voters Have Rejected Pelosi’s ‘Socialist’ Agenda

Rep. McCarthy: Voters Have Rejected Pelosi’s ‘Socialist’ Agenda

Voters soundly rejected the leadership of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Nov. 3, and brought the House of Representatives closer to a GOP majority than it has been since WWII, Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said Sunday. In an interview on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures,” McCarthy blasted Pelosi for wanting “to put that…MORE

Valadao Likely to Defeat Cox, Return to Congress

Valadao Likely to Defeat Cox, Return to Congress

Although the returns are not yet finalized in California’s 21st District, (Fresno, Kern counties) signs are strong that former Republican Rep. Dave Valadao has won a rematch of his 2018 contest with Democratic Rep. T.J. Cox. As of Friday, Valadao held a lead of roughly 1,700 votes over Cox — down from the 2,000 vote lead…MORE

50 Aryan Brotherhood & Fresnecks Gang Members Arrested For Violent Crimes Orchestrated in State Prisons

50 Aryan Brotherhood & Fresnecks Gang Members Arrested For Violent Crimes Orchestrated in State Prisons

FRESNO, CA. (KMJ) — The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office held a news conference Friday announcing the results of a multi-agency investigation. Lucky Charm began early this year and focused on a local gang and its ties to illegal activity within the California prison system. Sheriff Margaret Mims joined by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, U.S. Attorney…MORE

Street Vendor Shot Dead in Fresno’s Tower District

Street Vendor Shot Dead in Fresno’s Tower District

      FRESNO, CA (KMJ) — The Fresno Police Department got a call of a possible shooting at Olive and Farris in Fresno’s Tower District Friday afternoon. The call came in around noon that a street vendor had been shot. When police got there they found a Hispanic man in his 40s suffering from…MORE

Fresno County Sheriff: “Not Gonna Make Criminals of Normally Law Abiding Citizens” Enforcing California’s COVID Curfew

Fresno County Sheriff: “Not Gonna Make Criminals of Normally Law Abiding Citizens” Enforcing California’s COVID Curfew

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Fresno County’s Sheriff responds Thursday after California orders a curfew to stop the spread of COVID-19. Sheriff Margaret Mims said she will not enforce the order and will not arrest any law abiding citizen for breaking it. “We’re not gonna make criminals of normally law abiding citizens,” said Sheriff Margaret…MORE