Category Archives: Local News

Man Rushed to Hospital Following Shooting in Southeast Fresno

Man Rushed to Hospital Following Shooting in Southeast Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — One man was rushed to the hospital following a shooting in Southeast Fresno. The Fresno Police Department received various calls about a disturbance shortly after 2 p.m. on Wednesday near an apartment complex on the 2200 block of S. Maple. According to the calls made, a person was seen with a gun,…MORE

New Legislation Could Spell The End For Firefighting Goats

New Legislation Could Spell The End For Firefighting Goats

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — Many people rely on goats and sheep as a line of defense against wildfires. But there could be fewer people to look after them, as a result of new state legislation — leaving the future of some of these businesses up in the air. Those who own the operations say they…MORE

Teen Found In Stolen Vehicle Prompts Pursuit Through Fresno, Clovis

Teen Found In Stolen Vehicle Prompts Pursuit Through Fresno, Clovis

CLOVIS, Calif (KMKJ/FOX26) — A teen has been arrested after taking police on a pursuit through Fresno and Clovis in a stolen vehicle. The Clovis Police Department spotted a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Fresno in the area of Shaw and Peach Avenues Tuesday afternoon. The driver, a teen who was not…MORE

Woman Suspected Of DUI After Crashing In Fresno Neighborhood

Woman Suspected Of DUI After Crashing In Fresno Neighborhood

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A woman was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence after hitting multiple vehicles in a Fresno neighborhood Tuesday morning. The Fresno Police Department got a call that a driver ran into three different vehicles, a trailer, and a portable basketball hoop, and was trying to drive away. It happened…MORE

ClovisFest & Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly This Weekend in Old Town Clovis

ClovisFest & Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly This Weekend in Old Town Clovis

CLOVIS, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — The 100-degree temperatures have passed and it’s time to get outside. The Clovis Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 47th Annual ClovisFest and Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly this weekend. Join thousands of locals visiting Old Town Clovis for free, family fun. Look for the FOX26 News booth, located on the Northwest…MORE

14 Drivers Arrested at DUI Checkpoint in Fresno

14 Drivers Arrested at DUI Checkpoint in Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — The Fresno Police Department made 14 arrests on suspicion of DUI during their latest checkpoint operation on Saturday. They say a driver charged with a first-time DUI, on average faces $13,500 in fines and penalties. Drivers also run the risk of getting their license suspected. According to Fresno PD, another checkpoint…MORE

Clovis High & Elementary Schools Locked Down Following Another Hoax Call

Clovis High & Elementary Schools Locked Down Following Another Hoax Call

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — Clovis High School was placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon after the school received a threatening call. The school immediately went on lockdown and secured all of the students as a precaution. Nearby Clovis Elementary School was also locked down. [RELATED] Bullard High Placed on Lockdown After 911 Call in Fresno, Fresno PD Says…MORE

Man’s Body Pulled from Canal in Western Fresno County

Man’s Body Pulled from Canal in Western Fresno County

MENDOTA, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A man’s body was discovered in a canal Tuesday morning near Mendota by a person out for a walk. The Mendota Police Department got a report around 9:15 a.m. about a lifeless person in the water at Bass Ave. and Helm Canal Rd., north of Mendota Pool Park. Mendota Police and Fresno…MORE

Body Pulled From Canal In West Fresno County

Body Pulled From Canal In West Fresno County

MENDOTA, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A man’s body was discovered in a canal Tuesday morning near Mendota by a person out for a walk. The Mendota Police Department got a report around 9:15 a.m. about a lifeless person in the water at Bass Ave. and Helm Canal Rd., north of Mendota Pool Park. Mendota police, EMS,…MORE

CHP Seize Nearly 12lbs. of Heroin, One Arrested During Traffic Stop

CHP Seize Nearly 12lbs. of Heroin, One Arrested During Traffic Stop

MERCED, CA (KMJ/FOX26) – One person has been arrested after CHP finds nearly 12 pounds of heroin during a traffic stop. CHP Merced conducted the stop on a Toyota Camry for a traffic violation. An officer suspected some sort of criminal activity that prompted K-9 Bruce to be called in. During the search, Bruce gave…MORE