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Water Main Break Closes Sunnyside Ave. In Southeast Fresno

Water Main Break Closes Sunnyside Ave. In Southeast Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A water main broke Wednesday morning forcing the closure of a section of Sunnyside Ave. in southeast Fresno. The break was reported around 6:15 a.m. near Jensen Ave. The city of Fresno has shut off the water and crews are working to repair the break. They say the break caused a…MORE

Selma Police Officer Has Died in Shooting,  Suspect in Custody Says Fresno Sheriff

Selma Police Officer Has Died in Shooting, Suspect in Custody Says Fresno Sheriff

4:20PM UPDATE: The Selma Police Department has confirmed the officer involved in Tuesday’s shooting has died from his injuries after being taken to Community Regional Medical Center. UPDATE: Please let the community know that families can pickup students at Eric White Elementary near Almond and Mitchell Streets. Mitchell Street between Fig and Rose is closed…MORE

Driver In California Cliff Crash That Injured 4 Is Charged

Driver In California Cliff Crash That Injured 4 Is Charged

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — The driver of a car that plunged off a treacherous cliff in northern California, seriously injuring himself, his wife and their two young children, was charged Monday with attempted murder. Dharmesh A. Patel, 41, also faces enhancements for great bodily injury and domestic violence in the Jan. 2 crash, San…MORE

California Climate Bill Would Make Companies Disclose Emissions

California Climate Bill Would Make Companies Disclose Emissions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in California introduced a package of climate bills Monday aimed at holding corporations accountable for their greenhouse gas emissions. The bills include legislation to require companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions to the public, ban the state’s public pension funds from investing in major fossil fuel companies, and…MORE

California County To Pay $32M In Child Welfare Settlement

California County To Pay $32M In Child Welfare Settlement

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Central California’s Tulare County will pay $32 million to settle a lawsuit alleging its child welfare agency failed to respond to reports of abuse involving an infant boy who was hospitalized for malnutrition and suffered brain damage, plaintiffs’ attorneys said Monday. Under the terms of the settlement, the county must also…MORE

Caught on Camera: Fight Breaks Out at Fresno Dave & Busters

Caught on Camera: Fight Breaks Out at Fresno Dave & Busters

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A fight that broke out at Dave & Busters was caught on camera Sunday in Fresno. The man who recorded the video says that he just went there to enjoy the end of the football game and to let his kids have some fun. He said he got to the bar just…MORE

Goshen Massacre: Tulare Sheriff Implores  Newsom to Lift Ban on Death Penalty

Goshen Massacre: Tulare Sheriff Implores Newsom to Lift Ban on Death Penalty

VISALIA, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux held a news conference on Monday to announce new details in the Goshen homicides, including an updated reward and a plea to the governor. Sheriff Boudreaux says investigators are working around the clock and he expects that arrests will be made soon. In his press conference on…MORE

California Sees More Rain, Snow, Frost And Wind

California Sees More Rain, Snow, Frost And Wind

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rain and snow fell across Southern California early Monday while the northern half of the state turned windy and frosty in the aftermath of the weekend weather system. The California Highway Patrol escorted Interstate 5 traffic over Tejon Pass north Los Angeles due to snow. Chains were required for travel on…MORE

Man Dead After Being Shot, Crashing Into Building In Stockton

Man Dead After Being Shot, Crashing Into Building In Stockton

STOCKTON, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A man is now dead after being shot and crashing into a building early Monday morning in Stockton. The Stockton Police Department was called out around 1:01 a.m. for reports of a person shot on Feather River Drive, near March Lane and I5. Officers say when they arrived on scene they…MORE