Category Archives: Local News

Blame Below Average Rain & Snow – Water Supply Allocation For South-of-Delta 15%

Blame Below Average Rain & Snow – Water Supply Allocation For South-of-Delta 15%

  For Release: Feb. 25, 2020 Contact: Shane Hunt, 916-978-5100, mppublicaffairs@usbr.gov Reclamation outlines Central Valley Project initial 2020 water allocation Reclamation outlines Central Valley Project initial 2020 water allocation Sacramento, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation today announced the initial 2020 water supply allocation for Central Valley Project contractors. Allocation amounts are based on an…MORE

91-year-old Woman Critically Injured in 2 Alarm House Fire

91-year-old Woman Critically Injured in 2 Alarm House Fire

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – A 91-year-old woman is critically injured in a 2 alarm house fire Tuesday morning. A caller told dispatch that said somebody was still inside the burning home in Northeast Fresno. Fire crews responded just after 8:30 Tuesday morning to the house on the 8200 block of N. Barton. Crews arrived…MORE

Funeral Mass for Fire Captain Who Died Fighting Porterville Library Fire

Funeral Mass for Fire Captain Who Died Fighting Porterville Library Fire

    DELANO, CA. (KMJ) – Services were held Tuesday for Captain Ray Figueroa of the Porterville Fire Dept., who died in the line of duty. 35-year-old Figueroa was killed in the library fire in Porterville, along with Porterville Firefighter Patrick Jones, on Tuesday, Feb. 18th.       Capt. Figueroa was laid to rest…MORE

Two “People of Interest” Sought in South Valley Homicide

Two “People of Interest” Sought in South Valley Homicide

(KMJ) – The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office is now asking for your help to track down a pair of “people of interest” sought in connection to a deadly shooting earlier this month. On February 4th, Deputies were called to the 22000 Block of Ave 256 in Lindsay for a shooting. When they arrived, the found a…MORE

Police Arrest Man After Central High Students Are Chased

Police Arrest Man After Central High Students Are Chased

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – A man is arrested after chasing three Central High students. Early on Friday morning in the area near Princeton & Cornelia, Police said the students were chased by a stranger and one was tackled by him. The school sent out the following alert: Thankfully, the students found safety in the…MORE

Thousands Packed Kobe Bryant Memorial, Widow Vanessa Speaks Publicly Since Crash

Thousands Packed Kobe Bryant Memorial, Widow Vanessa Speaks Publicly Since Crash

      LOS ANGELES, CA (KMJ) – Mourners gathered in Los Angeles on Monday to say farewell to Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. More than 20,000 people came to the Los Angeles Staples Center, where Bryant played 17 seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers. Tickets were sold out for the ceremony at the…MORE

Search Team finds Man Missing for Days Near Shaver Lake.

Search Team finds Man Missing for Days Near Shaver Lake.

(Photo courtesy:  Fresno County Sheriff’s Office ) (KMJ) –  The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office confirms 24-year-old Cody King has been found safe and uninjured.  Its Search and Rescue team had been looking for him since last Wednesday in the Shaver Lake / Dinkey Creek area after he got his vehicle stuck in the snow and hiked out…MORE

Motorcycle Gang Member Wanted By Fresno Sheriff for Beating Up Bouncer

Motorcycle Gang Member Wanted By Fresno Sheriff for Beating Up Bouncer

    FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office asks for the public’s help finding a Malos Hechos motorcycle street gang member. Jesse Verdugo, 47, of Fresno, is wanted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon. Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Botti said Verdugo beat up the bouncer who asked him to leave the…MORE

Porterville Remembers Fallen Firefighters, Murder & Arson Charges Filed Against Boys

Porterville Remembers Fallen Firefighters, Murder & Arson Charges Filed Against Boys

  PORTERVILLE CA (KMJ)- Porterville remembers two fallen firefighters Friday – both dying in the line of duty. The ceremony taking place on the same day that Tim Ward, the Kern County District Attorney, announced it had filed two counts of murder with special circumstances of multiple murders and arson related charges against the two…MORE

10 Fresno County Vote Centers Opening

10 Fresno County Vote Centers Opening

    FRESNO, CA, Friday, February 21, 2020 – Beginning this Saturday, February 22, voters can head out to cast their ballots in person at 10 of Fresno County’s new Vote Centers. Saturday marks 11 days before the primary election and, in accordance with the California Voter’s Choice Act, Vote Centers will open at 9:00…MORE