Category Archives: Local News

Fresno Woman Rearrested In Ongoing Child Sex Abuse Case

Fresno Woman Rearrested In Ongoing Child Sex Abuse Case

(Photo courtesy:  Fresno County Sheriff’s Office) (KMJ) – Fresno County Sheriff’s Sex Crime Detectives rearrest a Fresno woman for her part in an alleged child sexual abuse case. This all stems from a case where 36-year-old Jill Cox (pictured above), her husband Brent Cox, and his girlfriend,  38-year-old Tammy Schreiner, reportedly groomed Schreiner’s 12-year-old daughter…MORE

Gov. Newsom Visits Fresno Fairgrounds to Update Vaccine Plans, Protestors Chant at Gate

Gov. Newsom Visits Fresno Fairgrounds to Update Vaccine Plans, Protestors Chant at Gate

    FRESNO, CA. (KMJ) — Governor Gavin Newsom was in Fresno Wednesday morning to provide an update on COVID-19 and a new vaccine distribution site in the Central Valley. The news conference was held at the Fresno Fairgrounds. While the governor was speaking inside, protesters outside the gates chanted “Recall Gavin” and “Recall Newsom.”…MORE

Cressman’s General Store Covered in Graffiti and Garbage

Cressman’s General Store Covered in Graffiti and Garbage

(Photo courtesy:  Cressman’s General Store Instagram) (KMJ) – The iconic Cressman’s General Store was destroyed by the Creek Fire back in September.  Now, just as its owners are working to rebuild the iconic business that sits at the the four-lane, it is hit by vandals. Photos posted on the store’s Instagram page show graffiti on…MORE

Historic Intruder Heading to Castle Air Museum

Historic Intruder Heading to Castle Air Museum

(Photo Courtesy:  Castle Air Museum) (KMJ) – Atwater’s Castle Air Museum is about to add a new piece to its collection of historic aircraft. The North Valley site is partnering with the Pima Air Museum in Tuscon, Arizona to bring a Grumman A-6E Intruder to the region.  The aircraft, numbered 159579, is the next to last…MORE

Driver and Pedestrian Injured in Fresno Crash at Van Ness and Clinton

Driver and Pedestrian Injured in Fresno Crash at Van Ness and Clinton

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) — Fresno police had multiple roads closed following a crash at Van Ness Blvd and E Clinton Ave. Monday afternoon. Police were already heading to that location around 12:40 p.m. for the report of a reckless driver on Clinton Ave. when a second call came in of a white van matching the…MORE

Deadline Pushed Back; Cost Pushed Up for State’s High Speed Rail

Deadline Pushed Back; Cost Pushed Up for State’s High Speed Rail

(KMJ) – The state is again pushing back the deadline and raising the cost for its high-speed rail project. This time it is asking the Biden administration for a one-year extension on completing construction on a section of track in the Central Valley. Brian Kelly, the project’s chief executive officer, detailed delays and cost changes…MORE

Newsom’s Vaccination Plan Ignores Central California Say Valley Lawmakers

Newsom’s Vaccination Plan Ignores Central California Say Valley Lawmakers

    FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that two massive COVID-19 vaccination sites were opening in Northern and Southern California but made no mention of the Central Valley. That’s rubbed Valley lawmakers the wrong way, now they are are crying foul saying the millions in the heart of California are being…MORE

Closure Extended for Parts of the Sierra National Forest

Closure Extended for Parts of the Sierra National Forest

(Photo courtesy:  U.S. Forest Service) (KMJ) – You will have to wait a little longer to access certain sites, trails and roads within the Sierra National Forest. The U.S Department of Agriculture says as a result of existing tree mortality and hazards from the Creek Fire and a recent Mono Wind event, a significant amount…MORE

Fresno Man Arrested for Allegedly Abusing Girlfriend’s Daughter

Fresno Man Arrested for Allegedly Abusing Girlfriend’s Daughter

(Photo Courtesy:  Fresno County Sheriff’s Office) (KMJ) – Fresno County Sheriff’s Detectives arrest a Fresno man after learning he groomed and abused his girlfriend’s young daughter. In late January, investigators say they received information 41-year-old Brent Cox groomed the 12-year-old daughter of the woman he was dating so that he could sexually abuse her.  The…MORE

Motorcyclist Injured After Minivan Runs Stoplight in Fresno

Motorcyclist Injured After Minivan Runs Stoplight in Fresno

  FRESNO, CA (KMJ) — A motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital after police say someone ran a red light in Fresno. The Fresno Police Department says a mini van ran the stoplight at the intersection of Clinton and Fruit. The van ended up in the path of a motorcyclist who was heading through the intersection…MORE