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State Lawmakers Launch Investigation Into Cause of High Gas Prices

State Lawmakers Launch Investigation Into Cause of High Gas Prices

(KMJ) – As Californians continue to pay more than $6 for a gallon of gas and lawmakers in Sacramento remain deadlocked over how to provide relief, the state Assembly announces an investigation into oil companies they say are “abusing a historic situation to suck profits from Californians’ wallets.” Monday, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced a…MORE

California Bill Would Reduce Single-Use Plastic Products 25%

California Bill Would Reduce Single-Use Plastic Products 25%

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An ambitious California proposal aims to reduce plastic production for single-use products like shampoo bottles and food wrappers by 25% starting next decade, part of an effort to rein in pollution from the ubiquitous material. A bill introduced late Thursday aims to bring environmental and business groups together to avoid a…MORE

Clovis Police Dept. Issues Information About Woman’s In-Custody Death

Clovis Police Dept. Issues Information About Woman’s In-Custody Death

CLOVIS, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — The Clovis Police Department issued a news release about an investigation of an in-custody death of a woman. The purpose of the news release is because the department wants to correct whey they call “inaccurate information which has been provided to the media.” Police say 35-year-old Isabel De La Torre died on…MORE

Police Standoff After Wanted Man Climbs On Apartment Roof in Fresno

Police Standoff After Wanted Man Climbs On Apartment Roof in Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A man wanted for Felony Domestic Violence climbed up onto the roof of an apartment complex and would not come down on Friday. It happened just after noon at 3rd St. and Barstow Ave. A woman said the Hispanic man in his mid-40s was following her Friday morning just before 9:00 am…MORE

Man Stabbed In Critical Condition Following Argument

Man Stabbed In Critical Condition Following Argument

(KMJ) — A man was rushed to the hospital Thursday evening after an argument led to a stabbing near Olive and Highway 99 in Fresno. Fresno Police says they got a call regarding a disturbance around 6:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of W. Olive Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a man in his…MORE

Elderly Merced Man Arrested After Assaulting Roommate

Elderly Merced Man Arrested After Assaulting Roommate

(KMJ) — An elderly man was arrested Wednesday night after he struck his roommate in the head. Merced Police says they got a call just after 8 p.m. about a disturbance at a home on West San Clemente Drive. When officers arrived, they learned 65-year-old Richard Gluhm assaulted his roommate with a walking cane during…MORE

California Lawmaker Scraps Plan For Preteen Vaccine Consent

California Lawmaker Scraps Plan For Preteen Vaccine Consent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Thursday amended a bill that would have let preteens be vaccinated against a range of health conditions without their parents’ consent, instead raising the proposed minimum age to 15, which would still be among the youngest in the U.S. Currently, minors age 12 to 17 in California cannot…MORE

7-Foot Shark Spotted Near Pismo Beach Pier

7-Foot Shark Spotted Near Pismo Beach Pier

PISMO BEACH, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — Pismo Beach Police Officers spotted a 7-foot shark just off the pier when performing a land and sea patrol on Wednesday. Officers would like to use this as a reminder for everyone to stay safe and aware of their surroundings when out enjoying the open water. The news comes months after…MORE

SWAT Called After A Woman Falsely Reported Shooting in Hanford

SWAT Called After A Woman Falsely Reported Shooting in Hanford

HANFORD, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A shooting was reported in Hanford Thursday morning leading to multiple law enforcement agencies to respond including SWAT. Officers say a 77-year-old called around 11:30 a.m. and reported her two sons got into an argument and exchanged gunfire at a residence at Fargo Ave. and Cabrillo Ct. between Douty St. and 11th…MORE