Category Archives: Liz Kern News Articles

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

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

Fresno Unified will Hold Outdoor Graduation Ceremonies

Fresno Unified will Hold Outdoor Graduation Ceremonies

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) -Fresno Unified will Hold Outdoor Graduation Ceremonies The district is pleased to announce that it will hold outdoor graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021, providing seniors an opportunity to receive their diplomas with their classmates, in front of family members. The Fresno Unified Board of Education is expected to finalize…MORE

Fresno Police Officer Affiliated with ‘Proud Boys’ No Longer Employed

Fresno Police Officer Affiliated with ‘Proud Boys’ No Longer Employed

      FRESNO, CA (KMJ) — The Fresno Police Department announced Friday that the officer affiliated with the far-right extremist group “Proud Boys” is no longer employed with the City of Fresno as a police officer. An Internal Affairs investigation was launched by the department after Richard “Rick” Fitzgerald was accused of being affiliated with…MORE

Gov. Newsom at Shaver Lake Announces $535M Early Budget Action for Wildfire Prevention

Gov. Newsom at Shaver Lake Announces $535M Early Budget Action for Wildfire Prevention

    SHAVER LAKE, CA (KMJ) – Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced a $536 million funding plan to help improve California’s resilience to wildfires. They released the following statement: “With California facing another extremely dry year, it is critical that we…MORE

Wendy’s Filling 75 Valley Openings, New Visalia Location

Wendy’s Filling 75 Valley Openings, New Visalia Location

  VISALIA, CA (KMJ) — A locally owned and operated Wendy’s franchisee is now hiring for all positions. Wendy’s has immediate openings for Team Members, Shift Supervisors, and General Managers from Madera to Tulare. Openings are also available for a new restaurant on Plaza Drive in Visalia scheduled to open in early March. Wendy’s has full…MORE

Man missing near Huntington Lake

Man missing near Huntington Lake

  HUNTINGTON LAKE, CA (KMJ)  — The Fresno Sheriff’s Office initiated a search and rescue Monday night for an 85-year-old missing man near Huntington Lake. On Tuesday, The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office put out the following information: 84 year old Augusto Zarate was last seen on Monday between 2:00 and 3:00 pm.  He has been vacationing in…MORE

Fresno Teen Shot in Leg Sends Deputies & Police on Wild Goose Chase

Fresno Teen Shot in Leg Sends Deputies & Police on Wild Goose Chase

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) -The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a  gunshot victim had arrived at CRMC. The driver told investigators the 17-year-old boy showed up with his friend and said someone shot at them. The victim had a visible injury to his lower leg, so the man drove him to the…MORE

Fresno County’s Emergency Rent Assistance Begins Accepting Applications

Fresno County’s Emergency Rent Assistance Begins Accepting Applications

FRESNO COUNTY, CA (KMJ) — If you’ve been struggling to pay rent because of the financial impacts of COVID-19, and you live in Fresno County, you could be in for help. Fresno County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program will begin accepting applications starting April 5. The county received approximately $30 million dollars for the program. This is…MORE