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Driver Killed Following Collision On McKinley Avenue In Fresno

Driver Killed Following Collision On McKinley Avenue In Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A woman was rushed to the hospital Thursday afternoon following a collision on McKinley Avenue in Fresno. The Fresno Police Department says officers were called around 1:30 p.m. and learned that a woman driving a white minivan had somehow lost control and crashed into a tree between Normal and Millbrook Avenues.…MORE

Multiple Injuries Reported Following Greyhound Bus Crash in Visalia

Multiple Injuries Reported Following Greyhound Bus Crash in Visalia

VISALIA, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — Multiple injuries were reported early Wednesday morning after a Greyhound Bus flipped onto its side in Visalia. According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 3:15 a.m. when a bus traveling down Highway 99 just north of Avenue 264 drifted onto the right shoulder and hit a chain-link fence.…MORE

New Course Aims To Better Relationships Between Teachers, Students At Madera Unified

New Course Aims To Better Relationships Between Teachers, Students At Madera Unified

MADERA, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A Valley school district wants its staff to have a better relationship with the students it serves. Wednesday, Madera Unified School District announced it is rolling out a program called the “Student Champion” course. The district says many of its students come from diverse backgrounds and tell administrators they want to…MORE

Man Wanted on Several Felony Charges in Merced County

Man Wanted on Several Felony Charges in Merced County

MERCED COUNTY, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — The Merced County Sheriff’s Office is turning to the community for help Wednesday in finding a man they say is wanted and faces several felony charges. According to deputies, Daniel Reynoso is wanted on felony possession of a controlled substance armed with a firearm, possession for sale of a controlled substance,…MORE

Valley Native Steve Perry Visits Civic Park in Hanford

Valley Native Steve Perry Visits Civic Park in Hanford

HANFORD, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — He’s headlined arenas across the world, but former Journey frontman and Valley native Steve Perry knows, there’s no place like home. Perry posted Tuesday on social media that he recently visited his hometown of Hanford and the Civic Auditorium, where his dad would perform. And just outside, there’s a bench dedicated to…MORE

PG&E Completes Repairs, Restores Customers Affected by Oak Fire

PG&E Completes Repairs, Restores Customers Affected by Oak Fire

MARIPOSA, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) crews have restored all customers who lost electricity as a result of the Oak Fire, and whose service could be restored. Service restoration was completed at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday. The fire began on the afternoon of July 22 and quickly spread. Ultimately the fire affected 3,139 customers and caused…MORE

Man Shot and Killed Tuesday Night in Porterville

Man Shot and Killed Tuesday Night in Porterville

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A 26-year-old man is dead after he was shot Tuesday night in Porterville. Police say the shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of N. Ohio St. near Pioneer Ave. and Hwy. 65. When officers arrived, they found the man, later identified as Steven Sanchez, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.…MORE

Vin Scully, The Legendary Voice of Dodgers Baseball, Dies at 94

Vin Scully, The Legendary Voice of Dodgers Baseball, Dies at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, whose dulcet tones provided the soundtrack of summer while entertaining and informing Dodgers fans in Brooklyn and Los Angeles for 67 years, died Tuesday night, the team said. He was 94. Scully died at his home in the Hidden Hills section of Los Angeles, according…MORE

Stolen Hay, Trailers Worth Roughly $37,000 Returned To Owner In Porterville

Stolen Hay, Trailers Worth Roughly $37,000 Returned To Owner In Porterville

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KMJ) — Hay and stolen property worth over $35,000 was recovered Monday morning in Porterville. Tulare County Sheriff says they were called to the 1400 block of South Plano regarding two abandoned trailers. Following an investigation, deputies discovered the trailers, both filled with 45 hay bales, were reported stolen the prior week out…MORE