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  • Thieves Empty Pantry At Fresno Charter School: McDonald's Donates Lunches

    Thieves Empty Pantry At Fresno Charter School: McDonald's Donates Lunches

    School was extra challenging Thursday for Valley Prep Academy in Fresno. School administrators discovered that thieves had broken into the cafeteria overnight then they realized that all of the lunches to be served Thursday were spoiled because the crooks left the refrigerators doors open.The cafeteria director knew there was a problem when she walked in and saw the mess. She passed on the bad news to site director Corrie Sands. "The food she was preparing to serve was not the correct tempera...More >>
    School was extra challenging Thursday for Valley Prep Academy in Fresno. School administrators discovered that thieves had broken into the cafeteria overnight then they realized that all of the lunches to be served Thursday were spoiled because the crooks left the refrigerators doors open.The cafeteria director knew there was a problem when she walked in and saw the mess. She passed on the bad news to site director Corrie Sands. "The food she was preparing to serve was not the correct tempera...More >>
  • Clovis Unified Baseball Coach Recovering From West Nile

    Clovis Unified Baseball Coach Recovering From West Nile

    Clovis Unified Teacher and Coach Tim Thiessen has been in the fight for his life against the West Nile Virus. But he's on the mend and KMPH Fox 26 News spent Wednesday afternoon talking about his recovery at San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital."Well I'm coming back. Praise God I'm coming back." Thiessen is a man of faith who spent nearly the entire month of August battling West Nile. Thiessen was in Southern California at a baseball clinic when he began to feel ill. "The ceiling starte...More >>
    Clovis Unified Teacher and Coach Tim Thiessen has been in the fight for his life against the West Nile Virus. But he's on the mend and KMPH Fox 26 News spent Wednesday afternoon talking about his recovery at San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital."Well I'm coming back. Praise God I'm coming back." Thiessen is a man of faith who spent nearly the entire month of August battling West Nile. Thiessen was in Southern California at a baseball clinic when he began to feel ill. "The ceiling starte...More >>
  • #FeedingFamilies Set For 9-10-14

    #FeedingFamilies Set For 9-10-14

    KMPH Fox 26 News and KMJ Radio are joining forces to stuff Valley food banks. The drought is now robbing thousands of Valley residents of water and food, and many are now going hungry.More >>
    KMPH Fox 26 News and KMJ Radio are joining forces to stuff Valley food banks. The drought is now robbing thousands of Valley residents of water and food, and many are now going hungry.
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  • Valley Drought 2014: Wells Dry Up Leaving Homes With No Water

    Valley Drought 2014: Wells Dry Up Leaving Homes With No Water

    Many Tulare County homes are left without any water as a result of the shallow rivers and dry water wells.Mimi Elkalla has more from those in Porterville who are now affected by the problem. Because of California's serious drought, almost every single one of the homes and businesses on East Date Avenue are left without any water.More >>
    Many Tulare County homes are left without any water as a result of the shallow rivers and dry water wells.Mimi Elkalla has more from those in Porterville who are now affected by the problem. Because of California's serious drought, almost every single one of the homes and businesses on East Date Avenue are left without any water.
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  • Copper Wire Theft Arrest In Fresno

    Copper Wire Theft Arrest In Fresno

    A 23-year-old man is facing charges after Fresno police received a call of a man climbing light poles in an alley.More >>
    A 23-year-old man is facing charges after Fresno police received a call of a man climbing light poles in an alley.More >>
  • Hope For PTSD: Erasing Bad Memories

    Hope For PTSD: Erasing Bad Memories

    One day scientists may be able to turn your bad memories into good ones. This sounds oddly familiar for anyone who's read the popular sci-fi trilogy, “Divergent.” But this is real life, modern day research bringing hope to some of our nation's heroes. Researchers say they found "the switch" that can reverse feelings associated with bad memories.More >>
    One day scientists may be able to turn your bad memories into good ones. This sounds oddly familiar for anyone who's read the popular sci-fi trilogy, “Divergent.” But this is real life, modern day research bringing hope to some of our nation's heroes. Researchers say they found "the switch" that can reverse feelings associated with bad memories.More >>
  • Tips To Beat Stress

    Tips To Beat Stress

    Stress is everywhere, but we all have a choice in how we respond. Turning to food, smoking or drinking can lead to obesity, high blood pressure or diabetes.But laughter, exercise and getting a good night's sleep are all "healthy habits" that can control stress.This is how you can practice those habits.1.) Take charge of your own health. That includes getting enough rest.2.) Get moving. Spending time being physically active can help to clear your mind.3.) Don't do it alone. Lean on family and ...More >>
    Stress is everywhere, but we all have a choice in how we respond. Turning to food, smoking or drinking can lead to obesity, high blood pressure or diabetes.But laughter, exercise and getting a good night's sleep are all "healthy habits" that can control stress.This is how you can practice those habits.1.) Take charge of your own health. That includes getting enough rest.2.) Get moving. Spending time being physically active can help to clear your mind.3.) Don't do it alone. Lean on family and ...More >>
  • Former 'Cops' TV Show Crew Member Talks About Omaha Police Shooting

    Former 'Cops' TV Show Crew Member Talks About Omaha Police Shooting

    A crew member for the TV show "Cops" died after he was shot by police while filming Omaha, Nebraska officers responding to an armed robbery Tuesday night.Police say 38-year-old Bryce Dion, a sound man working for the showwas shot once during a shootout between three officers and one suspect in a Wendy's restaurant.News of the shooting hits close to home here in the valley.Several former television news photographers went on to work for the show at one time or another.Many were recruited by o...More >>
    A crew member for the TV show "Cops" died after he was shot by police while filming Omaha, Nebraska officers responding to an armed robbery Tuesday night.Police say 38-year-old Bryce Dion, a sound man working for the showwas shot once during a shootout between three officers and one suspect in a Wendy's restaurant.News of the shooting hits close to home here in the valley.Several former television news photographers went on to work for the show at one time or another.Many were recruited by o...More >>
  • SCAM ALERT: Thieves Are Targeting The Elderly, How To Avoid Being A Victim

    SCAM ALERT: Thieves Are Targeting The Elderly, How To Avoid Being A Victim

    There's another scam alert you need to be aware of. This one involves thieves telling elderly victims they won a million dollars and then taking their money instead.
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    There's another scam alert you need to be aware of. This one involves thieves telling elderly victims they won a million dollars and then taking their money instead.

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  • Homeless Animals To Get A New Building In Fresno

    Homeless Animals To Get A New Building In Fresno

    It appears stray and homeless animals in Fresno County will be getting a new home. The Fresno County Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday that the county–owned site for the old coroner's office would be the best place for a new animal shelter.More >>
    It appears stray and homeless animals in Fresno County will be getting a new home. The Fresno County Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday that the county–owned site for the old coroner's office would be the best place for a new animal shelter.More >>
  • Evacuations Lifted, Power Back On Following Bass Lake Brush Fire

    Evacuations Lifted, Power Back On Following Bass Lake Brush Fire

    Some people living at Bass Lake lost power and were forced out of their homes by a brush fire that burned about 15 acres Tuesday afternoon.More >>
    Some people living at Bass Lake lost power and were forced out of their homes by a brush fire that burned about 15 acres Tuesday afternoon.More >>
  • Mexican President Faces Protest! People Want Marine Freed

    Mexican President Faces Protest! People Want Marine Freed

    Veterans and others sent a strong message to the President of Mexico visiting Sacramento.They want to get our U.S. Marine out of a mexican jail!More than a 150 people took the streets outside Sacramento's Leland Stanford Mansion, where Governor Jerry Brown hosted a luncheon honoring the leader to the south.Vietnam War veteran Dave Ramsey made the trip to Sacramento because he says President Enrique Peña Nieto needs to hear the people of America.Ramsey says, "Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi served th...More >>
    Veterans and others sent a strong message to the President of Mexico visiting Sacramento.They want to get our U.S. Marine out of a mexican jail!More than a 150 people took the streets outside Sacramento's Leland Stanford Mansion, where Governor Jerry Brown hosted a luncheon honoring the leader to the south.Vietnam War veteran Dave Ramsey made the trip to Sacramento because he says President Enrique Peña Nieto needs to hear the people of America.Ramsey says, "Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi served th...More >>
  • Farmworkers Protest Against Union

    Farmworkers Protest Against Union


    Workers from "Gerawan Farms" protested in Visalia saying their rights are being violated. The year–long fight is over whether the "United Farm Workers" should represent the workers.
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    Workers from "Gerawan Farms" protested in Visalia saying their rights are being violated. The year–long fight is over whether the "United Farm Workers" should represent the workers.
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  • Northern California Quake A Wake Up Call, Experts Say

    Northern California Quake A Wake Up Call, Experts Say

    Engineers in Sacramento say this weekend's earthquake is a wake up call. The quake could breach one of the levees or dams along the Sacramento River. Scientists are testing a model of what could happen after an earthquake.More >>
    Engineers in Sacramento say this weekend's earthquake is a wake up call. The quake could breach one of the levees or dams along the Sacramento River. Scientists are testing a model of what could happen after an earthquake.More >>
  • Expired Food In Your Pantry? There's An App For That!

    Expired Food In Your Pantry? There's An App For That!

    If you see food in your fridge past the date on the package, do you eat it or toss it out? Maybe you've eaten something past the date and then waited and wondered if you're going to get sick.More >>
    If you see food in your fridge past the date on the package, do you eat it or toss it out? Maybe you've eaten something past the date and then waited and wondered if you're going to get sick.More >>
  • Crooks Hit Costco, Wal-Mart, and Sam's, Steal Thousands In Goods

    Crooks Hit Costco, Wal-Mart, and Sam's, Steal Thousands In Goods

    Fresno police take down a crew of accused commercial burglars. Officers say they targeted stores like Costco, Wal–mart and Sam's club up and down the state of California.More >>
    Fresno police take down a crew of accused commercial burglars. Officers say they targeted stores like Costco, Wal–mart and Sam's club up and down the state of California.More >>
  • Gun Waiting Period Unconstitutional, Rules Fresno federal Judge

    Gun Waiting Period Unconstitutional, Rules Fresno federal Judge

    The 10-day waiting period for those purchasing a gun in California has been ruled unconstitutional. Fresno Federal Superior Court Judge Anthony Ishii ruled on Friday on the lawsuit filed in December 2011.More >>
    The 10-day waiting period for those purchasing a gun in California has been ruled unconstitutional. Fresno Federal Superior Court Judge Anthony Ishii ruled on Friday on the lawsuit filed in December 2011.More >>
  • Northern California Earthquake: Fresno Wine Maker Worries About Son In Napa

    Northern California Earthquake: Fresno Wine Maker Worries About Son In Napa

    Clean-up in the Bay Area has started after Sunday's earthquake near Napa. Over 200 injuries were reported, but were no fatalities. Power has been restored to nearly all the 75,000 customers who lost electricity. There were 90 main breaks, and 'Pacific Gas and Electric' is still searching for possible gas leaks.
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    Clean-up in the Bay Area has started after Sunday's earthquake near Napa. Over 200 injuries were reported, but were no fatalities. Power has been restored to nearly all the 75,000 customers who lost electricity. There were 90 main breaks, and 'Pacific Gas and Electric' is still searching for possible gas leaks.

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  • Body Found Along Walking Trail In Fresno

    Body Found Along Walking Trail In Fresno

    Police are now looking for the person who left a 22–year-old man dead along a walking trail. It happened over the weekend in Southeast Fresno.More >>
    Police are now looking for the person who left a 22–year-old man dead along a walking trail. It happened over the weekend in Southeast Fresno.More >>
  • Napa Quake Hits Winemakes Hard

    Napa Quake Hits Winemakes Hard

    Dozens of homes and buildings near Napa are unsafe following Sunday's magnitude 6.0 earthquake. The cleanup continues and state officials are still adding up the damage totals in hopes of getting federal assistance.More >>
    Dozens of homes and buildings near Napa are unsafe following Sunday's magnitude 6.0 earthquake. The cleanup continues and state officials are still adding up the damage totals in hopes of getting federal assistance.More >>
  • U.S. Army Service Dog Returns Home, But Why In Canada?

    U.S. Army Service Dog Returns Home, But Why In Canada?

    A U.S. Army service dog will soon be headed home, back to Toronto, Canada.Poncho the pooch was traveling with one of his owners some two weeks through the valley.His owner named Michael, a decorated Army veteran from the Cold War was rushed to the Veterans hospital in Fresno after he got into a car accident with Poncho.Michael is still recovering from his injuriesBecause no one else was around to take Poncho home, police took him to the Kingsville city yard.Kingsburg Community Service Office...More >>
    A U.S. Army service dog will soon be headed home, back to Toronto, Canada.Poncho the pooch was traveling with one of his owners some two weeks through the valley.His owner named Michael, a decorated Army veteran from the Cold War was rushed to the Veterans hospital in Fresno after he got into a car accident with Poncho.Michael is still recovering from his injuriesBecause no one else was around to take Poncho home, police took him to the Kingsville city yard.Kingsburg Community Service Office...More >>
  • Graduate Inspires Others To Pursue A Better Future

    Graduate Inspires Others To Pursue A Better Future

    During a ceremony in Fresno Friday evening, 170 migrant farmworkers graduated with the GED's.
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    During a ceremony in Fresno Friday evening, 170 migrant farmworkers graduated with the GED's.

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  • Valley Drought 2014: Get Ready To Pay More For Honey

    Valley Drought 2014: Get Ready To Pay More For Honey

    If your sweet tooth craves honey, be prepared to pay a little more for a jar of the sweet treat. Honeybees aren't finding any nectar due to Valley Drought 2014.More >>
    If your sweet tooth craves honey, be prepared to pay a little more for a jar of the sweet treat. Honeybees aren't finding any nectar due to Valley Drought 2014.More >>
  • Ebola Ruled Out For Sacramento Patient

    Ebola Ruled Out For Sacramento Patient

    We have updated information on a story we first brought you on Wednesday about a patient in Sacramento being tested for the Ebola virus. State health officials say the man had some symptoms at this Kaiser Permanente hospital.More >>
    We have updated information on a story we first brought you on Wednesday about a patient in Sacramento being tested for the Ebola virus. State health officials say the man had some symptoms at this Kaiser Permanente hospital.
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  • Teen Dies Five Times and Lives To Tell His Story

    Teen Dies Five Times and Lives To Tell His Story

    A teenager from Madera Ranchos says he's lucky to be alive. Kenny Holland died when he went into cardiac arrest five times in fourteen minutes.
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    A teenager from Madera Ranchos says he's lucky to be alive. Kenny Holland died when he went into cardiac arrest five times in fourteen minutes.

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  • Man Leaves Dog In Hot Car For Hours, Gets A Ticket

    Man Leaves Dog In Hot Car For Hours, Gets A Ticket

    The dog days of summer are a real danger for dogs whose owners leave them inside hot locked cars.Animal control officers say, "Don't do it. It's against the law!"Parked cars in the hot valley sun are deathtraps for animals.On a 90-degree day, the interior temperature of a car can reach as high as 160 degrees in less than 10 minutes.Clovis officers say a man left his dog in locked truck for more than 2 hours in a parking lot near Nees and Willow.When our KMPH Fox 26 news photographers arrived...More >>
    The dog days of summer are a real danger for dogs whose owners leave them inside hot locked cars.Animal control officers say, "Don't do it. It's against the law!"Parked cars in the hot valley sun are deathtraps for animals.On a 90-degree day, the interior temperature of a car can reach as high as 160 degrees in less than 10 minutes.Clovis officers say a man left his dog in locked truck for more than 2 hours in a parking lot near Nees and Willow.When our KMPH Fox 26 news photographers arrived...More >>
  • Fresno Girl Battles Rare Cancer, Friends Organize Fundraisers

    Fresno Girl Battles Rare Cancer, Friends Organize Fundraisers

    Battling cancer can be tough for anyone. But imagine getting the diagnosis at just eight years old.Isabel Anderson complained to her parents in March that she had double vision. By April, she was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor called Diffuse Intrinsic.More >>
    Battling cancer can be tough for anyone. But imagine getting the diagnosis at just eight years old.Isabel Anderson complained to her parents in March that she had double vision. By April, she was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor called Diffuse Intrinsic.
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  • Missing Hiker's Body Found In Kings Canyon National Park

    Missing Hiker's Body Found In Kings Canyon National Park

    A heartbreaking find in Kings Canyon National Park; a hiker missing for three days was found dead. Parks officials say Gregory Muck went hiking alone on August 10th and planned to get through a lot of areas in the park.More >>
    A heartbreaking find in Kings Canyon National Park; a hiker missing for three days was found dead. Parks officials say Gregory Muck went hiking alone on August 10th and planned to get through a lot of areas in the park.More >>
  • VALLEY DROUGHT 2014: Using Fish To Save Water

    VALLEY DROUGHT 2014: Using Fish To Save Water

    Valley Drought 2014 has a lot of people looking for ways to save water. Aquaponics is system that uses less water and grows vegetables and fruits, and is getting popular in the Valley.
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    Valley Drought 2014 has a lot of people looking for ways to save water. Aquaponics is system that uses less water and grows vegetables and fruits, and is getting popular in the Valley.

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  • West Nile Virus Victim Heads Home From Hospital

    West Nile Virus Victim Heads Home From Hospital

    Fresno attorney Jim Wasson walked out of rehab hospital Wednesday surrounded by family and friends.Wasson says he's lucky to have survived the complications of West Nile virus.Wasson says his new fight, to warn others about the potentially deadly virus that's being spread right now in the valley.Wasson says, "I can squeeze my hand but I still can't hold my arm up."Wasson is still hoping one day he will regain full use of his right arm.He is thankful to be home.Wasson says, "You know 25 to 30...More >>
    Fresno attorney Jim Wasson walked out of rehab hospital Wednesday surrounded by family and friends.Wasson says he's lucky to have survived the complications of West Nile virus.Wasson says his new fight, to warn others about the potentially deadly virus that's being spread right now in the valley.Wasson says, "I can squeeze my hand but I still can't hold my arm up."Wasson is still hoping one day he will regain full use of his right arm.He is thankful to be home.Wasson says, "You know 25 to 30...More >>
  • Fire Season 2014: Oakhurst Area Schools Closed But Open Thursday

    Fire Season 2014: Oakhurst Area Schools Closed But Open Thursday

    Some people in Oakhurst have been allowed back into their homes. Hundreds had been forced out after a wildfire in that area burned through over 600 acres.More >>
    Some people in Oakhurst have been allowed back into their homes. Hundreds had been forced out after a wildfire in that area burned through over 600 acres.More >>
  • Triple-Shooting Under Investigation in Fresno

    Triple-Shooting Under Investigation in Fresno

    Fresno Police are investigating a shooting in East-Central Fresno.Lt. Joe Gomez confirmed to KMPH Fox 26 News that two victims have been found, and police believe there is a third.The shooting happened shortly after 10:00 p.m., at the intersection of Garland and Ezie, near Fresno Yosemite Airport.Police say the two shooting victims they have found so far, are expected to survive.More >>
    Fresno Police are investigating a shooting in East-Central Fresno.Lt. Joe Gomez confirmed to KMPH Fox 26 News that two victims have been found, and police believe there is a third.The shooting happened shortly after 10:00 p.m., at the intersection of Garland and Ezie, near Fresno Yosemite Airport.Police say the two shooting victims they have found so far, are expected to survive.More >>
  • Fire Season 2014: 8 Homes Destroyed By Kern County Wildfire

    Fire Season 2014: 8 Homes Destroyed By Kern County Wildfire

    A massive wildfire that started on Monday is burning in Kern County. The Way Fire is in Wofford Heights, on the north side of Highway 155.More >>
    A massive wildfire that started on Monday is burning in Kern County. The Way Fire is in Wofford Heights, on the north side of Highway 155.
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  • Ebola Scare In Sacramento

    Ebola Scare In Sacramento

    Officials at the South Sacramento Kaiser Medical Center say they've admitted a patient that may have been exposed to the Ebola virus.Doctors are not confirming that is Ebola.Blood samples have been sent to the Centers for Disease Control to test for Ebola, which may take a few days.More >>
    Officials at the South Sacramento Kaiser Medical Center say they've admitted a patient that may have been exposed to the Ebola virus.Doctors are not confirming that is Ebola.Blood samples have been sent to the Centers for Disease Control to test for Ebola, which may take a few days.More >>
  • FIRE SEASON 2014: Homes and Businesses Destroyed By Oakhurst Fire

    FIRE SEASON 2014: Homes and Businesses Destroyed By Oakhurst Fire

    The fire in Oakhurst has burned 612 acres and is 30% contained. Some evacuation orders have been lifted and people are getting their first look at the damage.
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    The fire in Oakhurst has burned 612 acres and is 30% contained. Some evacuation orders have been lifted and people are getting their first look at the damage.

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  • Organ Transplant Waiting List Skyrockets, Learn How You Can Help

    Organ Transplant Waiting List Skyrockets, Learn How You Can Help

    Hundreds in the Central Valley now know the desperate plea from those in need an organ transplant, after a forum Tuesday in fresno.A Registered Nurse, who is used to helping people heal, is now in need of help herself.Mary-Margaret Foxon relies on photographs to feel the love anytime from her children and grandchildren."Look, they colored, and went to restaurants," she says, as she points to a photo album with her granddaughter and grandson, who live in Arizona.This is the easiest way for her...More >>
    Hundreds in the Central Valley now know the desperate plea from those in need an organ transplant, after a forum Tuesday in fresno.A Registered Nurse, who is used to helping people heal, is now in need of help herself.Mary-Margaret Foxon relies on photographs to feel the love anytime from her children and grandchildren."Look, they colored, and went to restaurants," she says, as she points to a photo album with her granddaughter and grandson, who live in Arizona.This is the easiest way for her...More >>
  • Fire Season 2014: Oakhurst Families Help Neighbors Raise Money

    Fire Season 2014: Oakhurst Families Help Neighbors Raise Money

    When tragic events take place like the wildfire in Oakhurst, that's when we often see the best of people.Neighbors are coming to the aid of neighbors in the foothills right now.Nathan Nott lives in Oakhurst.He says, “It's just a war zone. Every house in its path except for mine and my neighbors is gone. By the grace of God my home is still here."Flames came within a few yards of Nott's home.However, Nott says his neig...More >>
    When tragic events take place like the wildfire in Oakhurst, that's when we often see the best of people.Neighbors are coming to the aid of neighbors in the foothills right now.Nathan Nott lives in Oakhurst.He says, “It's just a war zone. Every house in its path except for mine and my neighbors is gone. By the grace of God my home is still here."Flames came within a few yards of Nott's home.However, Nott says his neig...More >>
  • Fire Season 2014, Junction Fire Keeps Burning

    Fire Season 2014, Junction Fire Keeps Burning

    Firefighters are working around the clock to stop a large fire that's threatening hundreds of homes in Oakhurst. Firefighters are calling it the Junction Fire.More >>
    Firefighters are working around the clock to stop a large fire that's threatening hundreds of homes in Oakhurst. Firefighters are calling it the Junction Fire.More >>
  • More Room For Animals At Liberty Animal Control

    More Room For Animals At Liberty Animal Control

    Liberty Animal Control unveiled some new tools thanks to Fresno County Supervisors. Items like more kennels and a new truck, which should help them help more pets. But that may not be the only change for liberty… they may need to move.More >>
    Liberty Animal Control unveiled some new tools thanks to Fresno County Supervisors. Items like more kennels and a new truck, which should help them help more pets. But that may not be the only change for liberty… they may need to move.More >>
  • Schools Closed Due To Junction Fire in Oakhurst

    Schools Closed Due To Junction Fire in Oakhurst

    The Madera County Sheriff's Department says the Yosemite Unified School District will be closing several schools on Tuesday because of the "Junction Fire" in Oakhurst.More >>
    The Madera County Sheriff's Department says the Yosemite Unified School District will be closing several schools on Tuesday because of the "Junction Fire" in Oakhurst.
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  • FIRE SEASON 2014: Oakhurst Businesses Evacuate, Some Defy Orders

    FIRE SEASON 2014: Oakhurst Businesses Evacuate, Some Defy Orders

    Summer is the busiest time of year for the community of Oakhurst, considered a gateway to Yosemite. But Monday afternoon, some parts of Oakhurst resembled a ghost town. Businesses were ordered to close, and at least 13,000 people were ordered to leave as a result of the Junction Fire, burning nearby.More >>
    Summer is the busiest time of year for the community of Oakhurst, considered a gateway to Yosemite. But Monday afternoon, some parts of Oakhurst resembled a ghost town. Businesses were ordered to close, and at least 13,000 people were ordered to leave as a result of the Junction Fire, burning nearby.More >>
  • FIRE SEASON 2014: Thousands Evacuated In Oakhurst

    FIRE SEASON 2014: Thousands Evacuated In Oakhurst

    More than 13,000 evacuation notices have been issued in Oakhurst for the Junction Fire. Thousands of people are not in their homes Monday night and all they can do is watch and wait to see if their home burned down.
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    More than 13,000 evacuation notices have been issued in Oakhurst for the Junction Fire. Thousands of people are not in their homes Monday night and all they can do is watch and wait to see if their home burned down.

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  • Bed Bugs Force Lodi Theater To Temporarily Close Down

    Bed Bugs Force Lodi Theater To Temporarily Close Down

    A movie theater in Lodi is now temporarily closed after several people complained of being bitten by bed bugs.More >>
    A movie theater in Lodi is now temporarily closed after several people complained of being bitten by bed bugs.More >>
  • Police: Man Who Crashed Into Car Lot was High on Methadone

    Police: Man Who Crashed Into Car Lot was High on Methadone

    KMPH Fox 26 News has learned new details about the driver who, Clovis Police say, crashed through a car sales lot Saturday.Police report 22-year-old Michael Salazar was under the influence of Methadone - and possibly Xanax and Cocaine - when his truck went into the lot at Clovis and Sierra Avenues.Officers believe the drugs made Salazar nod off behind the wheel, and right into a red Toyota pick-up truck on the lot."It has all the frame damage, the battery, the radiator. It's totaled, " says L...More >>
    KMPH Fox 26 News has learned new details about the driver who, Clovis Police say, crashed through a car sales lot Saturday.Police report 22-year-old Michael Salazar was under the influence of Methadone - and possibly Xanax and Cocaine - when his truck went into the lot at Clovis and Sierra Avenues.Officers believe the drugs made Salazar nod off behind the wheel, and right into a red Toyota pick-up truck on the lot."It has all the frame damage, the battery, the radiator. It's totaled, " says L...More >>
  • "Stuff the Bus" Campaign Begins Monday in Clovis

    "Stuff the Bus" Campaign Begins Monday in Clovis

    Help students start off the school year with the tools they need!KMPH Fox 26 is a proud sponsor of the “Stuff the Bus” campaign, to benefit Clovis Unified.A Clovis Unified bus will be located in three locations over the course of the campaign:-Monday, August 18: A Book Barn, 640 Clovis Ave. in Clovis, 5:30 a.m.-5 p.m.-Tuesday, August 19: A Book Barn, 640 Clovis Ave. in Clovis, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.-Wednesday, August 20: Sierra Vista Mall, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.The community is asked to drop off donations of s...More >>
    Help students start off the school year with the tools they need!KMPH Fox 26 is a proud sponsor of the “Stuff the Bus” campaign, to benefit Clovis Unified.A Clovis Unified bus will be located in three locations over the course of the campaign:-Monday, August 18: A Book Barn, 640 Clovis Ave. in Clovis, 5:30 a.m.-5 p.m.-Tuesday, August 19: A Book Barn, 640 Clovis Ave. in Clovis, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.-Wednesday, August 20: Sierra Vista Mall, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.The community is asked to drop off donations of s...More >>
  • Truck Goes Onto Car Lot, Damages Eight Cars

    Truck Goes Onto Car Lot, Damages Eight Cars

    Clovis Police arrested a man Saturday night, accused of driving under the influence onto a car dealership.Officers say the man, who was driving a white truck, damaged as many as eight cars at the lot on Clovis and Sierra.Witnesses told police they learned the driver of the truck had gone off the road and onto the lot.Officers say the man was the only one in the truck.He was taken to the hospital to get checked out, before he was taken into custody on suspicion of D.U.I.No one else was hurt.More >>
    Clovis Police arrested a man Saturday night, accused of driving under the influence onto a car dealership.Officers say the man, who was driving a white truck, damaged as many as eight cars at the lot on Clovis and Sierra.Witnesses told police they learned the driver of the truck had gone off the road and onto the lot.Officers say the man was the only one in the truck.He was taken to the hospital to get checked out, before he was taken into custody on suspicion of D.U.I.No one else was hurt.More >>
  • Fresno Cancer Patient On A Roll: Stolen Bike Replaced

    Fresno Cancer Patient On A Roll: Stolen Bike Replaced

    A cancer patient who had his bike stolen while he was getting a medical checkup is back on two wheels again. Andrew Newsome rely's on a bike to get around town. Last week it was taken at the C-Care Center in northeast Fresno. "I was like okay my bike is gone. Well bad luck today. So I started walking and I got to Tahoe Joe's. Something in my mind said why don't you just go back and report it. You ain't got nothing to lose.Newsome told his C-Care patient service representative Heather Doscalik...More >>
    A cancer patient who had his bike stolen while he was getting a medical checkup is back on two wheels again. Andrew Newsome rely's on a bike to get around town. Last week it was taken at the C-Care Center in northeast Fresno. "I was like okay my bike is gone. Well bad luck today. So I started walking and I got to Tahoe Joe's. Something in my mind said why don't you just go back and report it. You ain't got nothing to lose.Newsome told his C-Care patient service representative Heather Doscalik...More >>
  • Woman Accused of Causing Deadly Crash Has Criminal History

    Woman Accused of Causing Deadly Crash Has Criminal History

    When you take a closer look at 45-year-old Roberta Sotto's criminal history, some may wonder why she was on the road in the first place.Victoria Flores with the Central Valley Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving says Thursday's deadly accident is another example of the justice system not being hard enough on those who break the law.Flores says, "We need to be stricter. People need to believe that we're serious about not allowing these things to happen anymore."Flores says she knows what...More >>
    When you take a closer look at 45-year-old Roberta Sotto's criminal history, some may wonder why she was on the road in the first place.Victoria Flores with the Central Valley Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving says Thursday's deadly accident is another example of the justice system not being hard enough on those who break the law.Flores says, "We need to be stricter. People need to believe that we're serious about not allowing these things to happen anymore."Flores says she knows what...More >>
  • New Details Released About Deadly Ferguson Shooting

    New Details Released About Deadly Ferguson Shooting

    People are protesting in Ferguson, Missouri for the sixth day in a row. The protests started last Saturday after a police officer killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.
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    People are protesting in Ferguson, Missouri for the sixth day in a row. The protests started last Saturday after a police officer killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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  • Driver In Deadly Crash High On Meth, Police Say

    Driver In Deadly Crash High On Meth, Police Say

    Police now say the woman who caused Thursday's deadly crash on Herndon Avenue was high on meth and driving a stolen vehicle.More >>
    Police now say the woman who caused Thursday's deadly crash on Herndon Avenue was high on meth and driving a stolen vehicle.
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  • Reedley's State Of The Art Swimming Complex: Pool Is Stainless Steel

    Reedley's State Of The Art Swimming Complex: Pool Is Stainless Steel

    Reedley High School's -million dollar state of the art swimming complex will officially be unveiled Friday morning. The 50-meter Olympic sized competition pool is eight lanes wide and 6-feet-7-inches deep.More >>
    Reedley High School's $7million state of the art swimming complex will officially be unveiled Friday morning. The 50-meter Olympic sized competition pool is eight lanes wide and 6-feet-7-inches deep.
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  • CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Wallet Stolen While Woman Shops

    CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Wallet Stolen While Woman Shops

    A woman shopping for groceries in Fresno couldn't pay because a thief snatched her wallet. Now the woman is looking for the crook that was caught on camera taking her money.More >>
    A woman shopping for groceries in Fresno couldn't pay because a thief snatched her wallet. Now the woman is looking for the crook that was caught on camera taking her money.More >>
  • Large Meth Bust In Fresno Following Traffic Stop

    Large Meth Bust In Fresno Following Traffic Stop

    Fresno County sheriff's deputies busted a man with about 25 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in his car. The discovery was made Thursday morning after they pulled the car over at North and Cedar for a traffic violation.More >>
    Fresno County sheriff's deputies busted a man with about 25 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in his car. The discovery was made Thursday morning after they pulled the car over at North and Cedar for a traffic violation.More >>
  • Stay Safe From 'Back To School Plague'

    Stay Safe From 'Back To School Plague'

    Students are heading back to school, but the start their new classroom can also be a hot zone for germs. Teachers and parents informally call it "The Back to School Plague." The Centers for Disease Control says that on average, elementary school students get eight to twelve colds or cases of the flu each year.More >>
    Students are heading back to school, but the start their new classroom can also be a hot zone for germs. Teachers and parents informally call it "The Back to School Plague." The Centers for Disease Control says that on average, elementary school students get eight to twelve colds or cases of the flu each year.More >>
  • Voters Will Decide On Water Bond In November

    Voters Will Decide On Water Bond In November

    State lawmakers passed the water bond late Wednesday with overwhelming support but only after lawmakers hammered out some compromises.More >>
    State lawmakers passed the water bond late Wednesday with overwhelming support but only after lawmakers hammered out some compromises.More >>
  • Valley Drought 2014: War Over Water In A Porterville Neighborhood

    Valley Drought 2014: War Over Water In A Porterville Neighborhood

    Valley Drought 2014 is creating a war over water in a Porterville neighborhood. It has to do with water being saved for some people and how that decision is leaving others with dry wells.
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    Valley Drought 2014 is creating a war over water in a Porterville neighborhood. It has to do with water being saved for some people and how that decision is leaving others with dry wells.

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  • Fighting Crime in Your Neighborhood? There's an App For That!

    Fighting Crime in Your Neighborhood? There's an App For That!

    You typically use your phone to report a crime by calling 911.But now, families in one North Fresno neighborhood are using their phones to fight crime.That's because, there's an app for it."We feel like we're given the ability to know what's going on in our neighborhood,” says Pat Howe, who uses the “Next Door” app on her cell phone and computer.The neighborhood adopted the App to address recent break-ins.Neighbors had already hired a security firm, but went one step further with the high-tec...More >>
    You typically use your phone to report a crime by calling 911.But now, families in one North Fresno neighborhood are using their phones to fight crime.That's because, there's an app for it."We feel like we're given the ability to know what's going on in our neighborhood,” says Pat Howe, who uses the “Next Door” app on her cell phone and computer.The neighborhood adopted the App to address recent break-ins.Neighbors had already hired a security firm, but went one step further with the high-tec...More >>
  • Huge Drug Bust In Madera County

    Huge Drug Bust In Madera County

    A traffic stop at Highway 99 and Avenue 12 in Madera County led to a huge drug bust Tuesday afternoon. A California Highway Patrol officer pulled a vehicle over around 1:30 p.m.More >>
    A traffic stop at Highway 99 and Avenue 12 in Madera County led to a huge drug bust Tuesday afternoon. A California Highway Patrol officer pulled a vehicle over around 1:30 p.m.More >>
  • Stolen Championship Ring, Taken After Car Break-In at Fresno Gym

    Stolen Championship Ring, Taken After Car Break-In at Fresno Gym

    Greg Panelli flashes a big smile as he describes his pride and joy.“When people see it, their first thought is, ‘Is that a Super Bowl ring?” says Greg Panelli.More >>
    Greg Panelli flashes a big smile as he describes his pride and joy.“When people see it, their first thought is, ‘Is that a Super Bowl ring?” says Greg Panelli.More >>
  • Ebola Patients Treated With Experimental Vaccines

    Ebola Patients Treated With Experimental Vaccines

    As Ebola continues to spread in West Africa, the 'World Health Organization' is taking new steps to try and stop the virus from spreading.
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    As Ebola continues to spread in West Africa, the 'World Health Organization' is taking new steps to try and stop the virus from spreading.

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  • West Nile Virus Cases Skyrocket, Plus First Case of Chikunguya Virus Disease

    West Nile Virus Cases Skyrocket, Plus First Case of Chikunguya Virus Disease

    West Nile Virus cases have skyrocketed in Fresno County.So far this year, 23 human cases have been confirmed.What concerns Fresno County Public Health officials is more than half, a staggering 14 people have suffered the most severe symptoms, including encephalitis, spinal meningitis, and other attacks on the body's nerves and brain.Linda Renovato's husband got West Nike Virus.She says, "To see my husband who used to ...More >>
    West Nile Virus cases have skyrocketed in Fresno County.So far this year, 23 human cases have been confirmed.What concerns Fresno County Public Health officials is more than half, a staggering 14 people have suffered the most severe symptoms, including encephalitis, spinal meningitis, and other attacks on the body's nerves and brain.Linda Renovato's husband got West Nike Virus.She says, "To see my husband who used to ...More >>
  • Fans Mourn Loss of Robin Williams

    Fans Mourn Loss of Robin Williams

    San Francisco is remembering the life of Robin Williams after his untimely death on Monday. The Academy Award–winning actor loved the "City by the Bay" and shot many of his movies there, and as Noell Walker shows us, people in San Francisco loved him too.More >>
    San Francisco is remembering the life of Robin Williams after his untimely death on Monday. The Academy Award–winning actor loved the "City by the Bay" and shot many of his movies there, and as Noell Walker shows us, people in San Francisco loved him too.More >>
  • Selma Honored By 144th Fighter Wing

    Selma Honored By 144th Fighter Wing

    The California Air National Guard's 144th Fighter Wing dedicated an F–15 to the City of Selma on Tuesday.More >>
    The California Air National Guard's 144th Fighter Wing dedicated an F–15 to the City of Selma on Tuesday.More >>
  • Top Five Identity Thieves Announced In Fresno

    Top Five Identity Thieves Announced In Fresno

    Fresno financial crimes detectives have identified the top five identity thieves in Fresno County.More >>
    Fresno financial crimes detectives have identified the top five identity thieves in Fresno County.More >>
  • West Nile Virus: Fresno Attorney Fights For His Life

    West Nile Virus: Fresno Attorney Fights For His Life

    A Fresno man is sending a warning to the public right now, "Don't think it couldn't happen to you."He says West Nile Virus is out there and you need to protect yourself.Local attorney Jim Wasson says last month, he contracted the virus after swimming at his southeast Fresno home, near Belmont Country Club in the area of Belmont and DeWolf.Wasson says, "You know I lift my arm up and that is it, I have no control over i...More >>
    A Fresno man is sending a warning to the public right now, "Don't think it couldn't happen to you."He says West Nile Virus is out there and you need to protect yourself.Local attorney Jim Wasson says last month, he contracted the virus after swimming at his southeast Fresno home, near Belmont Country Club in the area of Belmont and DeWolf.Wasson says, "You know I lift my arm up and that is it, I have no control over i...More >>
  • Valley Drought 2014: Community Running Out Of Water

    Valley Drought 2014: Community Running Out Of Water

    Madera County has issued stage four water shortage contingency measures for Madera Ranchos. Stage 4 is the highest water–saving level and it means people in the community cannot water their lawns until further notice.
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    Madera County has issued stage four water shortage contingency measures for Madera Ranchos. Stage 4 is the highest water–saving level and it means people in the community cannot water their lawns until further notice.

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  • Child Porn Charges For Riverdale High Band Instructor

    Child Porn Charges For Riverdale High Band Instructor

    Riverdale High School band instructor, Steven Christopher Montes of Visalia, has been arrested and is charged with production and possession of child pornography.More >>
    Riverdale High School band instructor, Steven Christopher Montes of Visalia, has been arrested and is charged with production and possession of child pornography.More >>
  • DUI Arrest After Passenger Falls Off Moving Motorcycle

    DUI Arrest After Passenger Falls Off Moving Motorcycle

    A motorcyclist is under arrest, accused of driving drunk, after his passenger fell off the bike. Police were called to Fresno and Alluvial just after midnight. Officers found the passenger, a 24–year–old woman lying on the side of the road.More >>
    A motorcyclist is under arrest, accused of driving drunk, after his passenger fell off the bike. Police were called to Fresno and Alluvial just after midnight. Officers found the passenger, a 24–year–old woman lying on the side of the road.More >>
  • Weekend Stabbing At Northwest Fresno Apartments

    Weekend Stabbing At Northwest Fresno Apartments

    Officers are looking for a man wanted in connection with a stabbing in Northwest Fresno on Sunday.It happened at The Parks at Fig Garden apartment complex on Fruit and Ashlan Avenues.Officers say 45–year–old Abraham Garza got into an argument with his ex– girlfriend's boyfriend.Police say he then stabbed the man and rode away on his bicycle.Anyone with information on Garza is also asked to call the Fresno Police Department.More >>
    Officers are looking for a man wanted in connection with a stabbing in Northwest Fresno on Sunday.It happened at The Parks at Fig Garden apartment complex on Fruit and Ashlan Avenues.Officers say 45–year–old Abraham Garza got into an argument with his ex– girlfriend's boyfriend.Police say he then stabbed the man and rode away on his bicycle.Anyone with information on Garza is also asked to call the Fresno Police Department.More >>
  • Plane Crash Lands On Herndon Avenue In Fresno

    Plane Crash Lands On Herndon Avenue In Fresno

    One of Fresno's busiest roadways is now back open after a plane made a crash landing Sunday morning-- and it's safe to say a less experienced pilot may have had a different outcome.The 1948 Ryan was headed to Sierra Sky Park. Instead, parts of the plane were scatted along Herndon Avenue, near Brawley."According to the pilot, he lost power and was unable to make the runway," says Rich Cabral, a Battalion Chief with the Fresno Fire Department.The plane is registered to a former wing commander f...More >>
    One of Fresno's busiest roadways is now back open after a plane made a crash landing Sunday morning-- and it's safe to say a less experienced pilot may have had a different outcome.The 1948 Ryan was headed to Sierra Sky Park. Instead, parts of the plane were scatted along Herndon Avenue, near Brawley."According to the pilot, he lost power and was unable to make the runway," says Rich Cabral, a Battalion Chief with the Fresno Fire Department.The plane is registered to a former wing commander f...More >>
  • Stabbing At North Fresno Bar Sunday Night

    Stabbing At North Fresno Bar Sunday Night

    Police are looking for 32-year-old Juventino Alvarado who they say stabbed another man in the leg at Shooter's Bar on Shaw & Fresno Street Sunday night.More >>
    Police are looking for 32-year-old Juventino Alvarado who they say stabbed another man in the leg at Shooter's Bar on Shaw & Fresno Street Sunday night.More >>
  • Shooting in Southwest Fresno Kills One Man, Injures Another

    Shooting in Southwest Fresno Kills One Man, Injures Another

    Fresno Police are investing a shooting that killed one man and injured another early Sunday morning.The shooting happened just before 5:30 a.m. on the 2300block ofWeller, near Belgravia. Police say they responded to a call of shots fired and found a 32-year-old man with gunshot wounds lyingon the ground. Police say paramedics started CPR on the man, but that he died.While still at the scene, police got a call of a 18-year-old man who had arrived at CRMC with a gunshot wound to his leg. Police...More >>
    Fresno Police are investing a shooting that killed one man and injured another early Sunday morning.The shooting happened just before 5:30 a.m. on the 2300block ofWeller, near Belgravia. Police say they responded to a call of shots fired and found a 32-year-old man with gunshot wounds lyingon the ground. Police say paramedics started CPR on the man, but that he died.While still at the scene, police got a call of a 18-year-old man who had arrived at CRMC with a gunshot wound to his leg. Police...More >>
  • Farewell For Visalia Soldier: Friends Say He Made Everyone Laugh

    Farewell For Visalia Soldier: Friends Say He Made Everyone Laugh

    Army Private Keith Williams liked to make everyone laugh. Late last month in Afghanistan Williams was killed by an explosive device. Saturday family, friends and strangers gathered at the First Assembly of God Church in Visalia to celebrate his life.120 Patriot Guard Riders escorted his casket from the funeral home to the church. Many were from the Valley but some came as far away as Sacramento and San Diego.Tom Laystrupbelieves it is the best way to give a fellow solder a proper sendoff. "We...More >>
    Army Private Keith Williams liked to make everyone laugh. Late last month in Afghanistan Williams was killed by an explosive device. Saturday family, friends and strangers gathered at the First Assembly of God Church in Visalia to celebrate his life.120 Patriot Guard Riders escorted his casket from the funeral home to the church. Many were from the Valley but some came as far away as Sacramento and San Diego.Tom Laystrupbelieves it is the best way to give a fellow solder a proper sendoff. "We...More >>
  • Visalia Football Player Takes On New Opponent: Cancer

    Visalia Football Player Takes On New Opponent: Cancer

    This wasn't the end of summer 14-year-old Joshua Villarreal, Jr. of Visalia imagined.He was getting ready to start high school, and star on the Mt. Whitney High School Football Team.The wide receiver spent countless days getting ready, with passing league and workouts.But just weeks before the start of school, he's packing up.He's going to Stanford Hospital, for treatment.Joshua has cancer.“He's a warrior,” says his father, Joshua Villarreal, Sr.“He plays football, he wrestles, he's non–stop....More >>
    This wasn't the end of summer 14-year-old Joshua Villarreal, Jr. of Visalia imagined.He was getting ready to start high school, and star on the Mt. Whitney High School Football Team.The wide receiver spent countless days getting ready, with passing league and workouts.But just weeks before the start of school, he's packing up.He's going to Stanford Hospital, for treatment.Joshua has cancer.“He's a warrior,” says his father, Joshua Villarreal, Sr.“He plays football, he wrestles, he's non–stop....More >>
  • Former Candidate for California Governor Arrested for Shooting Neighbor, Horse

    Former Candidate for California Governor Arrested for Shooting Neighbor, Horse

    The man who wanted to be California's next governor is now behind bars. Again. Glenn Champ is in the Fresno County jail, accused of shooting a man in the stomachand killing a horse Thursday afternoon near Prather. The shooting took place in front of the Foothill Horse Rescue Ranch. Richard Norman saw it all. "The guy says 'I'm F-ing done with this and everything else', pulled out a gun, put it up to John and shot him...More >>
    The man who wanted to be California's next governor is now behind bars. Again. Glenn Champ is in the Fresno County jail, accused of shooting a man in the stomachand killing a horse Thursday afternoon near Prather. The shooting took place in front of the Foothill Horse Rescue Ranch. Richard Norman saw it all. "The guy says 'I'm F-ing done with this and everything else', pulled out a gun, put it up to John and shot him...More >>
  • Valley Drought 2014: Man Blames Farmers For Dry Water Wells

    Valley Drought 2014: Man Blames Farmers For Dry Water Wells

    A Madera County man says his well is dry and now his family has no water to bathe or drink.Scott Wilburn's home sits just a few yards from a canal where water is being pumped.He says his well is dry because the grower is over pumping.Wilburn says, "I just know the pumps been running for at least 4 days straight, and a lot of water is running down the canal. I don't know if he's selling it to another farmer or just helping one out or watering another field, all I know in the meantime is my wel...More >>
    A Madera County man says his well is dry and now his family has no water to bathe or drink.Scott Wilburn's home sits just a few yards from a canal where water is being pumped.He says his well is dry because the grower is over pumping.Wilburn says, "I just know the pumps been running for at least 4 days straight, and a lot of water is running down the canal. I don't know if he's selling it to another farmer or just helping one out or watering another field, all I know in the meantime is my wel...More >>
  • Man Who Found $125,000 In Cash & Gave It Back Gets New Reward

    Man Who Found $125,000 In Cash & Gave It Back Gets New Reward

    Honesty does pay off, and sometimes it pays twice.Three months ago, we brought you the story of Joe Cornell.Cornell with just a dollar in his pocket found a lost Brinks Company bag with $125,000 in cash in it and returned every penny.Brinks Company gave Cornell a $5,000 reward for his honesty.Friday afternoon, KMPH Fox 26 News Reporter Erik Rosales presented Cornell with another $5,000 check from the CEO of Virginia b...More >>
    Honesty does pay off, and sometimes it pays twice.Three months ago, we brought you the story of Joe Cornell.Cornell with just a dollar in his pocket found a lost Brinks Company bag with $125,000 in cash in it and returned every penny.Brinks Company gave Cornell a $5,000 reward for his honesty.Friday afternoon, KMPH Fox 26 News Reporter Erik Rosales presented Cornell with another $5,000 check from the CEO of Virginia b...More >>
  • Man Shot, Horse Killed In Fresno County

    Man Shot, Horse Killed In Fresno County

    Fresno County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man they say shot his neighbor on Lynx Road up in Prather.More >>
    Fresno County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man they say shot his neighbor on Lynx Road up in Prather.More >>
  • Two Dead, Two Arrested, Three On The Run Following Kidnapping

    Two Dead, Two Arrested, Three On The Run Following Kidnapping

    Three gunmen are on the loose after a shootout, kidnapping, and chase Thursday morning. Two people died and a 15-year-old girl was kidnapped, but is now with her family.More >>
    Three gunmen are on the loose after a shootout, kidnapping, and chase Thursday morning. Two people died and a 15-year-old girl was kidnapped, but is now with her family.More >>
  • Valley Drought 2014: Local Growers Need More Water

    Valley Drought 2014: Local Growers Need More Water

    "Valley Drought 2014" has valley growers concerned about their future.Westside grower, Joe Del Bosque says because of the state is refusing to give him enough water for his fields.He like many others is leaving hundreds of acres bare, which will mean higher prices for consumers later.Del Bosque says, "These are not little pieces of land. This is 150 acres behind me that is sitting there idle that is some of the best ground that you can grow tomatoes or melons on."Local growers say they under...More >>
    "Valley Drought 2014" has valley growers concerned about their future.Westside grower, Joe Del Bosque says because of the state is refusing to give him enough water for his fields.He like many others is leaving hundreds of acres bare, which will mean higher prices for consumers later.Del Bosque says, "These are not little pieces of land. This is 150 acres behind me that is sitting there idle that is some of the best ground that you can grow tomatoes or melons on."Local growers say they under...More >>
  • Drought Causes Historical Landmark To Surface At Pine Flat Lake

    Drought Causes Historical Landmark To Surface At Pine Flat Lake

    Foothill landmark at local lakes are starting to surface due to the drought. At Pine Flat Lake the jail at Trimmer which dates back to the 1880's is no longer covered by water.Water in the lake is now at 12 percent of capacity and when it gets that low local history starts to reappear. The jail is the only structure left of Trimmer. The town was named for Morris Trimmer who built a hotel and cabins nearby circa 1987. Joe Parker isa fisherman from Fresno who fishes all over Pine Flat Lake. "I ...More >>
    Foothill landmark at local lakes are starting to surface due to the drought. At Pine Flat Lake the jail at Trimmer which dates back to the 1880's is no longer covered by water.Water in the lake is now at 12 percent of capacity and when it gets that low local history starts to reappear. The jail is the only structure left of Trimmer. The town was named for Morris Trimmer who built a hotel and cabins nearby circa 1987. Joe Parker isa fisherman from Fresno who fishes all over Pine Flat Lake. "I ...More >>
  • Fresno Deputies Investigating Kidnapping And Shooting

    Fresno Deputies Investigating Kidnapping And Shooting

    Fresno county sheriff's deputies are investigating a possible kidnapping and deadly shooting this morning. Investigators say it all started in South Fresno near Orange and American. One person is dead and two have been detained for questioning.More >>
    Fresno county sheriff's deputies are investigating a possible kidnapping and deadly shooting this morning. Investigators say it all started in South Fresno near Orange and American. One person is dead and two have been detained for questioning.More >>
  • Exeter Pilot Restores WWII Vintage Plane Burned In A Fire Decades Ago

    Exeter Pilot Restores WWII Vintage Plane Burned In A Fire Decades Ago

    A World War II era plane is back in one piece and flying again.The plane is a 1941 Stinson 10A. It's owner Hans Steiner of Exeter bought the plane in bad condition in 2002. It had been sitting in a barn for 30 years after catching on fire.More >>
    A World War II era plane is back in one piece and flying again.The plane is a 1941 Stinson 10A. It's owner Hans Steiner of Exeter bought the plane in bad condition in 2002. It had been sitting in a barn for 30 years after catching on fire.
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  • Boy Hit In Face By Flying Bat at Ball Game

    Boy Hit In Face By Flying Bat at Ball Game

    When you go to a baseball game, you can expect a foul ball into the crowd, maybe even two. But a flying bat? It happened Tuesday night at the Fresno Grizzlies game--twice. And now, a four-year-old is healing after taking a hit.More >>
    When you go to a baseball game, you can expect a foul ball into the crowd, maybe even two. But a flying bat? It happened Tuesday night at the Fresno Grizzlies game--twice. And now, a four-year-old is healing after taking a hit.More >>
  • Three Wounded In Drive-By Shooting In Merced County

    Three Wounded In Drive-By Shooting In Merced County

    Deputies in Merced County are looking for the person responsible for shooting three teenagers in a drive–by shooting in Winton Wednesday night.More >>
    Deputies in Merced County are looking for the person responsible for shooting three teenagers in a drive–by shooting in Winton Wednesday night.More >>
  • Border Crisis Continues; Congress On 5-Week Vacation

    Border Crisis Continues; Congress On 5-Week Vacation

    Sharyl Attkisson ReportingAlmost 75% of people believe our members of Congress have been unproductive this year.That's the result of a new poll from NBC, Wall Street Journal and Marist.The poll also shows half of people believe the current Congress has been 'very unproductive'.Members are now on a five week summer break and they're scheduled to work just 113 total days this year.The August recess comes as Congress failed to reach an agreement on how much money to spend or what to do about tha...More >>
    Sharyl Attkisson ReportingAlmost 75% of people believe our members of Congress have been unproductive this year.That's the result of a new poll from NBC, Wall Street Journal and Marist.The poll also shows half of people believe the current Congress has been 'very unproductive'.Members are now on a five week summer break and they're scheduled to work just 113 total days this year.The August recess comes as Congress failed to reach an agreement on how much money to spend or what to do about tha...More >>
  • Gunman Shoots Girl in Cheek, 5-Year-Old Hospitalized

    Gunman Shoots Girl in Cheek, 5-Year-Old Hospitalized

    A 5–year–old girl is lucky to be alive after a bullet hit her cheek.Police say one more inch to the right and it could have been much worse.The five–year–old had a bandage on her head when she was rushed to the hospital, with her mother by her side.All Fresno Police say the child was hit by a bullet from a gunman in a possible drive–by shooting.But witnesses to the shooting who did not want to go on camera for fear of...More >>
    A 5–year–old girl is lucky to be alive after a bullet hit her cheek.Police say one more inch to the right and it could have been much worse.The five–year–old had a bandage on her head when she was rushed to the hospital, with her mother by her side.All Fresno Police say the child was hit by a bullet from a gunman in a possible drive–by shooting.But witnesses to the shooting who did not want to go on camera for fear of...More >>
  • Tip Identifies Man In Tuesday's Attack

    Tip Identifies Man In Tuesday's Attack

    Fresno police are on the lookout for a man who they say attacked a woman outside a store in broad daylight.It happened around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning outside the Discount Cigarette store on North Cedar Avenue in Fresno.More >>
    Fresno police are on the lookout for a man who they say attacked a woman outside a store in broad daylight.It happened around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning outside the Discount Cigarette store on North Cedar Avenue in Fresno.More >>
  • Investigators Say Fire At Abandoned House Suspicious

    Investigators Say Fire At Abandoned House Suspicious

    Fresno County firefighters now say a suspicious fire destroyed a home in Easton Wednesday morning. The fire broke out just before 3:00 a.m. on Cherry Avenue just south of Central. Firefighters say this is the third time in just six months the abandoned home has caught fire.More >>
    Fresno County firefighters now say a suspicious fire destroyed a home in Easton Wednesday morning. The fire broke out just before 3:00 a.m. on Cherry Avenue just south of Central. Firefighters say this is the third time in just six months the abandoned home has caught fire.More >>
  • Two Men Busted Tagging Fresno Library

    Two Men Busted Tagging Fresno Library

    A couple of taggers are facing charges after deputies say they were caught vandalizing a Fresno County library branch.It happened at the Mayfair branch on Clinton Avenue late Monday night.More >>
    A couple of taggers are facing charges after deputies say they were caught vandalizing a Fresno County library branch.It happened at the Mayfair branch on Clinton Avenue late Monday night.More >>
  • Police Arrest Man They Say Held Up Four Stores

    Police Arrest Man They Say Held Up Four Stores

    Fresno police say a man who held up four stores, including a Christian book store, is now off the streets and behind bars. Police arrested Ramon Guizar from Kerman Tuesday morning at his apartment.More >>
    Fresno police say a man who held up four stores, including a Christian book store, is now off the streets and behind bars. Police arrested Ramon Guizar from Kerman Tuesday morning at his apartment.More >>
  • Final Hero's Homecoming for Visalia Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

    Final Hero's Homecoming for Visalia Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

    Hundreds of American Flags waved in the wind, to the sounds of Native American drums, welcoming Army Private First Class Keith Williams back to the Visalia Tuesday afternoon.It would be the 19-year-old's last time making the trip, after losing his life July 27th in Afghanistan.Veterans looked on, including Greg Vincent looked on.Vincent is part of the Patriot Guard, which escorts members of the military home—alive or not.“I've been to about 300 of these,” he says. “"I'm a Vietnam Veteran. For...More >>
    Hundreds of American Flags waved in the wind, to the sounds of Native American drums, welcoming Army Private First Class Keith Williams back to the Visalia Tuesday afternoon.It would be the 19-year-old's last time making the trip, after losing his life July 27th in Afghanistan.Veterans looked on, including Greg Vincent looked on.Vincent is part of the Patriot Guard, which escorts members of the military home—alive or not.“I've been to about 300 of these,” he says. “"I'm a Vietnam Veteran. For...More >>
  • Clean Drinking Water On The Way For Seville, Construction Begins On Well

    Clean Drinking Water On The Way For Seville, Construction Begins On Well

    Relief is finally now in sight for the community of Seville in Tulare County and its water.For years, the small town has been plagued with contamination issues in its water.Thanks to ‘The Valley Drought of 2014’ and a last-minute deal between Tulare County and the state construction on a new well is now underway.Seville residents like Sally Kimble say there isn’t any water to drink, much less cook with or bathe.Howeve...More >>
    Relief is finally now in sight for the community of Seville in Tulare County and its water.For years, the small town has been plagued with contamination issues in its water.Thanks to ‘The Valley Drought of 2014’ and a last-minute deal between Tulare County and the state construction on a new well is now underway.Seville residents like Sally Kimble say there isn’t any water to drink, much less cook with or bathe.Howeve...More >>
  • Sign The 'Get Well' Card For Paul George

    Sign The 'Get Well' Card For Paul George

    A giant Get Well card is at the Bulldog Shop in Fresno for former Bulldog basketball star, Paul George, who now plays for the Indiana Pacers. George broke his leg in a scrimmage over the weekend.More >>
    A giant Get Well card is at the Bulldog Shop in Fresno for former Bulldog basketball star, Paul George, who now plays for the Indiana Pacers. George broke his leg in a scrimmage over the weekend.More >>
  • French Fire Near Mammoth Pool Reservoir 40% Contained

    French Fire Near Mammoth Pool Reservoir 40% Contained

    Officials say the fire was started from an abandoned campfire near the Rock Creek Campground.More >>
    Officials say the fire was started from an abandoned campfire near the Rock Creek Campground.More >>
  • Lake Tahoe Boat Accident Strands 300 On Monday

    Lake Tahoe Boat Accident Strands 300 On Monday

    About 300 people were stranded on Lake Tahoe while on a paddle boat cruise Monday afternoon. They had to be rescued after their boat hit a sand bar. Lake Tahoe's water level has been dropping as the state continues to struggle with the drought.More >>
    About 300 people were stranded on Lake Tahoe while on a paddle boat cruise Monday afternoon. They had to be rescued after their boat hit a sand bar. Lake Tahoe's water level has been dropping as the state continues to struggle with the drought.More >>
  • USA Today Says Bakersfield Drying Up Fastest

    USA Today Says Bakersfield Drying Up Fastest

    A new report out of USA Today shows Bakersfield is drying up faster than any other city in the state. There has been no measurable rainfall since May 6th and citrus farmers say their wells are dry or close to it.More >>
    A new report out of USA Today shows Bakersfield is drying up faster than any other city in the state. There has been no measurable rainfall since May 6th and citrus farmers say their wells are dry or close to it.More >>
  • Rotary Storyland & Playland Hit By Vandals

    Rotary Storyland & Playland Hit By Vandals

    Once again, vandals have targeted a Fresno landmark, and now the rush is on to repair the damage.Over the weekend, someone destroyed the boats at Fresno's historic Rotary Playland.Lynda Restovich is the General Manager Rotary Storyland and Playland.She says, "We've worked really, really hard to get the boats in the water then to see someone just come and do this it's heart breaking. It's like a gut kick it hurts."Just last year, vandals hit the park three times in one month.They marked up si...More >>
    Once again, vandals have targeted a Fresno landmark, and now the rush is on to repair the damage.Over the weekend, someone destroyed the boats at Fresno's historic Rotary Playland.Lynda Restovich is the General Manager Rotary Storyland and Playland.She says, "We've worked really, really hard to get the boats in the water then to see someone just come and do this it's heart breaking. It's like a gut kick it hurts."Just last year, vandals hit the park three times in one month.They marked up si...More >>
  • Family Pushes for Organ Donations as Baby Battles Kidney Disease

    Family Pushes for Organ Donations as Baby Battles Kidney Disease

    If you’ve never given much thought to organ donation when you get a driver’s license or identification card, one Sanger family is hoping you’ll reconsider.That’s because doctors have told the family its six-week-old daughter needs a new kidney, to live past her first year.“When I held her, I couldn't believe she was mine. It felt so good, knowing this is my little girl,” says Amando Silva, baby Melody Silva’s father.At first glance, baby Melody looks perfect, with ten little fingers and ten l...More >>
    If you’ve never given much thought to organ donation when you get a driver’s license or identification card, one Sanger family is hoping you’ll reconsider.That’s because doctors have told the family its six-week-old daughter needs a new kidney, to live past her first year.“When I held her, I couldn't believe she was mine. It felt so good, knowing this is my little girl,” says Amando Silva, baby Melody Silva’s father.At first glance, baby Melody looks perfect, with ten little fingers and ten l...More >>
  • Handmade Quilts Worth Thousands Stolen

    Handmade Quilts Worth Thousands Stolen

    The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the public's help finding stolen handmade quilts worth thousands of dollars. The one of a kind quilts were taken in a burglary between July 25th and July 28th from Nancy Rink Designs on Westwind Drive in Bakersfield.More >>
    The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the public's help finding stolen handmade quilts worth thousands of dollars. The one of a kind quilts were taken in a burglary between July 25th and July 28th from Nancy Rink Designs on Westwind Drive in Bakersfield.More >>
  • Cooler Temperatures Helping Crews Fight French Fire

    Cooler Temperatures Helping Crews Fight French Fire

    Cooler temperatures are helping firefighters get a better handle on the large fire burning near Mammoth Pool Reservoir. Firefighters say the French Fire is now 30% contained.More >>
    Cooler temperatures are helping firefighters get a better handle on the large fire burning near Mammoth Pool Reservoir. Firefighters say the French Fire is now 30% contained.More >>
  • Firefighter Hurt in Downtown Fresno Building Fire

    Firefighter Hurt in Downtown Fresno Building Fire

    Things are now back to normal in one stretch Downtown Fresno, after a fire inside one of the iconic buildings on the Fulton Mall.Firefighters were called to the former J.C.Penney building around 3:00 p.m., for reports of smoke from an upper floor.Crews were told people may have been inside.They went in, but did not find anyone.Firefighters had the fire out in less than an hour.One firefighter was taken out to an ambulance; he may be dehydrated.Firefighters say they found evidence that other f...More >>
    Things are now back to normal in one stretch Downtown Fresno, after a fire inside one of the iconic buildings on the Fulton Mall.Firefighters were called to the former J.C.Penney building around 3:00 p.m., for reports of smoke from an upper floor.Crews were told people may have been inside.They went in, but did not find anyone.Firefighters had the fire out in less than an hour.One firefighter was taken out to an ambulance; he may be dehydrated.Firefighters say they found evidence that other f...More >>
  • Visalia Police Officer Involved in Crash

    Visalia Police Officer Involved in Crash

    Visalia Police confirm an officer was involved in a crash Sunday night.It happened at Bridge Street and Mineral King Avenue.More >>
    Visalia Police confirm an officer was involved in a crash Sunday night.It happened at Bridge Street and Mineral King Avenue.
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  • Escaped Inmate Back in Custody

    Escaped Inmate Back in Custody

    An extensive search is on in Merced County for a convicted killer.The California Department of Corrections reports that 34-year-old Jeffery Scott Landers escaped Saturday night, as he was being moved from Wasco State Prison to Stockton, California.The Merced County Sheriff’s Office was called to help with the search around 6:00 p.m. Saturday.Landers is believed to have escaped from officers near Sultana Drive and Liberty Avenue in the Livingston area.Landers is 5’8”, and has brown hair and ha...More >>
    An extensive search is on in Merced County for a convicted killer.The California Department of Corrections reports that 34-year-old Jeffery Scott Landers escaped Saturday night, as he was being moved from Wasco State Prison to Stockton, California.The Merced County Sheriff’s Office was called to help with the search around 6:00 p.m. Saturday.Landers is believed to have escaped from officers near Sultana Drive and Liberty Avenue in the Livingston area.Landers is 5’8”, and has brown hair and ha...More >>
  • Eight-Year-Old Girl Hikes Miles Through Mountains to Get Help For Grandmother

    Eight-Year-Old Girl Hikes Miles Through Mountains to Get Help For Grandmother

    An Oakhurst woman is in a hospital recovering, after what could have been a tragedy.She survived, thanks to her granddaughter who hiked for miles. The 8-year-old girl wandered into Sugar Pine Camp Saturday.She told staffers she thought her grandmother had died.She told Madera County Sheriff’s Deputies the two had left Oakhurst on Thursday night by horseback, to go camping near Big Sandy.Search and rescue teams fanned out and found the woman.They say she was alert and responsive.We don't know ...More >>
    An Oakhurst woman is in a hospital recovering, after what could have been a tragedy.She survived, thanks to her granddaughter who hiked for miles. The 8-year-old girl wandered into Sugar Pine Camp Saturday.She told staffers she thought her grandmother had died.She told Madera County Sheriff’s Deputies the two had left Oakhurst on Thursday night by horseback, to go camping near Big Sandy.Search and rescue teams fanned out and found the woman.They say she was alert and responsive.We don't know ...More >>
  • Sanger Man Ready To Roll On Coaster For 36 Hours

    Sanger Man Ready To Roll On Coaster For 36 Hours

    Clifford Lake is a self proclaimed roller coaster freak who's ready to take on the biggest challenge of his life. Monday the Sanger man hopes aboard Colossus at Magic Mountain. He is one of 24 people invited to ride the wooden roller coaster for 36 hours straight. Colossus is no stranger to Lake. He's been on it somewhere between 300-400 times. Monday morning at eight he will strap in on Colossus with 23 other contestants and try and ride it out for a day and a half. "You really don't do it f...More >>
    Clifford Lake is a self proclaimed roller coaster freak who's ready to take on the biggest challenge of his life. Monday the Sanger man hopes aboard Colossus at Magic Mountain. He is one of 24 people invited to ride the wooden roller coaster for 36 hours straight. Colossus is no stranger to Lake. He's been on it somewhere between 300-400 times. Monday morning at eight he will strap in on Colossus with 23 other contestants and try and ride it out for a day and a half. "You really don't do it f...More >>
  • Sanger Homes, Banks, And Businesses Lose Phone and Internet Service

    Sanger Homes, Banks, And Businesses Lose Phone and Internet Service

    A construction crew accidentally cut two AT&T lines in Downtown Fresno and people all over the Valley were left without phone and internet service.
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    A construction crew accidentally cut two AT&T lines in Downtown Fresno and people all over the Valley were left without phone and internet service.

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  • New Water Rules In Fresno For Homeowners And Businesses

    New Water Rules In Fresno For Homeowners And Businesses

    Fresno's watering rules have changed again. This time homeowners and businesses can only water twice a week. Diane Ortiz a five year veteran of Fresno's water policespends most of her day driving through city neighborhoods looking for water wasters. "I think most people want to comply. They just aren't aware that maybe their gardener has set their timer wrong or they're watering when they can or see a neighbor who's irrigating and they say oh its' okay for me."Ortiz says she's driving a minim...More >>
    Fresno's watering rules have changed again. This time homeowners and businesses can only water twice a week. Diane Ortiz a five year veteran of Fresno's water policespends most of her day driving through city neighborhoods looking for water wasters. "I think most people want to comply. They just aren't aware that maybe their gardener has set their timer wrong or they're watering when they can or see a neighbor who's irrigating and they say oh its' okay for me."Ortiz says she's driving a minim...More >>
  • Touring The Helms Pumped Storage Power Plant

    Touring The Helms Pumped Storage Power Plant

    The Helms Pumped Storage Plant is now 30 years old. It's an engineering marvel that's been undergoing a renovation in recent years. KMPH FOX 26 News reporter, Rich Rodriguez, takes us on a rare glimpse inside the hidden power plant in the High Sierra.More >>
    The Helms Pumped Storage Plant is now 30 years old. It's an engineering marvel that's been undergoing a renovation in recent years. KMPH FOX 26 News reporter, Rich Rodriguez, takes us on a rare glimpse inside the hidden power plant in the High Sierra.More >>
  • Drugs And Alcohol May Have Been Factor In Thursday's Deadly Crash

    Drugs And Alcohol May Have Been Factor In Thursday's Deadly Crash

    There is new information on that bad crash at Manning and Fowler that killed two on Thursday. The California Highway Patrol says one of the dead is a 14-year-old Selma boy.CHP is also reporting drugs and/or alcohol may be involved.More >>
    There is new information on that bad crash at Manning and Fowler that killed two on Thursday. The California Highway Patrol says one of the dead is a 14-year-old Selma boy.CHP is also reporting drugs and/or alcohol may be involved.More >>
  • Valley Drought 2014: New Water Restrictions August 1st In Fresno

    Valley Drought 2014: New Water Restrictions August 1st In Fresno

    New water restrictions went into effect for people live in the City of Fresno on August 1st.More >>
    New water restrictions went into effect for people live in the City of Fresno on August 1st.More >>
  • Wildfires Growing But Crews Getting Control

    Wildfires Growing But Crews Getting Control

    Firefighters are now getting a better handle on those three wildfires burning in the Sierra Nevada, even though they continue to grow.More >>
    Firefighters are now getting a better handle on those three wildfires burning in the Sierra Nevada, even though they continue to grow.More >>
  • Hazmat Cleanup At Milk Plant In Visalia

    Hazmat Cleanup At Milk Plant In Visalia

    Hazmat teams had to clean up a big mess in Visalia Friday morning. It happened at Milk Specialties on North Divisadero Street near West Goshen Avenue.More >>
    Hazmat teams had to clean up a big mess in Visalia Friday morning. It happened at Milk Specialties on North Divisadero Street near West Goshen Avenue.More >>
  • Dinuba Residents Want Answers: Why Are Streets Full Of Water?

    Dinuba Residents Want Answers: Why Are Streets Full Of Water?

    People living in Dinuba say for nearly two weeks water from a broken valve has been flowing down gutters into storm drains.Residents say city crews are not answering their questions and they want answers on when it will be fixed.More >>
    People living in Dinuba say for nearly two weeks water from a broken valve has been flowing down gutters into storm drains.Residents say city crews are not answering their questions and they want answers on when it will be fixed.More >>
  • A Baby Boy Is Born At A North Fork Gas Station

    A Baby Boy Is Born At A North Fork Gas Station

    A woman on her way to a doctor's appointment suddenly goes into labor and ends up giving birth in a North Fork gas station parking lot.
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    A woman on her way to a doctor's appointment suddenly goes into labor and ends up giving birth in a North Fork gas station parking lot.

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  • Helms Power Plant Turns 30

    Helms Power Plant Turns 30

    The Helms Pumped Storage Plant is now 30 years old. The engineering marvel has been undergoing a renovation in the past few years. Wednesday P.G. E. gave KMPH Fox 26 News a rare glimpse inside the hidden power plant in the high Sierra. The plant is located 50 miles east of Fresno and sits underground near Wishon Reservoir. Back in the 70's it took construction crews seven years to bore a cavern through the mountain of granite and create the plant for P.G. E. It takes two reservoirs to make He...More >>
    The Helms Pumped Storage Plant is now 30 years old. The engineering marvel has been undergoing a renovation in the past few years. Wednesday P.G. E. gave KMPH Fox 26 News a rare glimpse inside the hidden power plant in the high Sierra. The plant is located 50 miles east of Fresno and sits underground near Wishon Reservoir. Back in the 70's it took construction crews seven years to bore a cavern through the mountain of granite and create the plant for P.G. E. It takes two reservoirs to make He...More >>
  • Two Killed In Big Rig Hit And Run

    Two Killed In Big Rig Hit And Run

    Two people were killed and a third was transported to the hospital after a hit and run crash involving a big rig Thursday afternoon.More >>
    Two people were killed and a third was transported to the hospital after a hit and run crash involving a big rig Thursday afternoon.More >>
  • Man Who Found Bag Of Cash Celebrates Milestone

    Man Who Found Bag Of Cash Celebrates Milestone

    The Fresno man who found more than $120,000 in cash and gave it back celebrated a milestone Wednesday night.Joe Cornell celebrated 6 months of sobriety!He also graduated from the Salvation Army Rehabilitation program.It's a program that helps both men and woman get off drugs and alcohol with God's help.In May, Cornell found a bag of money, which had fallen off a Brinks armored truck.Cornell says when he found the cash, his first concern was for others who could be hit with a loss.So, he gave...More >>
    The Fresno man who found more than $120,000 in cash and gave it back celebrated a milestone Wednesday night.Joe Cornell celebrated 6 months of sobriety!He also graduated from the Salvation Army Rehabilitation program.It's a program that helps both men and woman get off drugs and alcohol with God's help.In May, Cornell found a bag of money, which had fallen off a Brinks armored truck.Cornell says when he found the cash, his first concern was for others who could be hit with a loss.So, he gave...More >>
  • Special Investigation: The High Cost Of Recycling

    Special Investigation: The High Cost Of Recycling

    When you take your cans to the recycling center, they weigh them and pay you by the pound. But, did you know you can have the workers count your bottles and cans? So do you get more money by counting or by weighing?More >>
    When you take your cans to the recycling center, they weigh them and pay you by the pound. But, did you know you can have the workers count your bottles and cans? So do you get more money by counting or by weighing?More >>
  • Searching For Missing 75-Year-Old Hiker

    Searching For Missing 75-Year-Old Hiker

    Park officials say 75–year–old Dawson Johnson planned to hike from Lower Crabtree Meadow to Guitar Lake, then to Mount Whitney and back.More >>
    Park officials say 75–year–old Dawson Johnson planned to hike from Lower Crabtree Meadow to Guitar Lake, then to Mount Whitney and back.More >>
  • Crooks Cut Power, Enter Home While Family is Inside

    Crooks Cut Power, Enter Home While Family is Inside

    Your home should be your haven.But now, members of one Madera family are still on edge, after prowlers made their way into their home over the weekend--while they were inside.“We had just finished watching the LEGO movie, when we heard the first knock,” says Tswanna DeLaRosa, who was home with her 12-year-old daughter.Her father was asleep, upstairs. It was around 2:15 a.m. “Not even my friends knock on my door like t...More >>
    Your home should be your haven.But now, members of one Madera family are still on edge, after prowlers made their way into their home over the weekend--while they were inside.“We had just finished watching the LEGO movie, when we heard the first knock,” says Tswanna DeLaRosa, who was home with her 12-year-old daughter.Her father was asleep, upstairs. It was around 2:15 a.m. “Not even my friends knock on my door like t...More >>
  • Smoke From Fire Near Mammoth Pool Is Causing Problems

    Smoke From Fire Near Mammoth Pool Is Causing Problems

    The sky in and around Fresno is filled with smoke from a fire near Mammoth Pool that doubled in size Wednesday.
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    The sky in and around Fresno is filled with smoke from a fire near Mammoth Pool that doubled in size Wednesday.

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  • Woman Ejected In Morning Crash In Southwest Fresno

    Woman Ejected In Morning Crash In Southwest Fresno

    A woman, not wearing a seat belt, was ejected when two cars crashed at Jensen and Brawley in Southwest Fresno early Wednesday morning.More >>
    A woman, not wearing a seat belt, was ejected when two cars crashed at Jensen and Brawley in Southwest Fresno early Wednesday morning.
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  • Police Arrest Woman They Say Set Home On Fire

    Police Arrest Woman They Say Set Home On Fire

    A woman has now been arrested for a fire that was set on purpose in the area of First Street and Tulare Avenue in Fresno.More >>
    A woman has now been arrested for a fire that was set on purpose in the area of First Street and Tulare Avenue in Fresno.More >>
  • Yosemite National Park Fire Continues To Spread

    Yosemite National Park Fire Continues To Spread

    Right now, firefighters are still trying to gain control of two wildfires in the Sierra Nevada.The French Fire is burning in the steep terrain of Madera County, just east of Coarsegold near Mammoth Pool Reservoir.People living in the Kinsman Flat and Mammoth Pool areas are being told to be packed and ready to leave if the fire becomes a threat.So far some 2,000 acres have burned.The other fire is burning near the communities of El Portal and Foresta, right on the edge of Yosemite National Pa...More >>
    Right now, firefighters are still trying to gain control of two wildfires in the Sierra Nevada.The French Fire is burning in the steep terrain of Madera County, just east of Coarsegold near Mammoth Pool Reservoir.People living in the Kinsman Flat and Mammoth Pool areas are being told to be packed and ready to leave if the fire becomes a threat.So far some 2,000 acres have burned.The other fire is burning near the communities of El Portal and Foresta, right on the edge of Yosemite National Pa...More >>
  • VALLEY DROUGHT 2014: Hundreds Of People Reporting Water Wasters In Fresno

    VALLEY DROUGHT 2014: Hundreds Of People Reporting Water Wasters In Fresno

    The City of Fresno is looking for water wasters and they're getting a lot of help. The water conservation department says it's received hundreds of reports about people wasting water.
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    The City of Fresno is looking for water wasters and they're getting a lot of help. The water conservation department says it's received hundreds of reports about people wasting water.

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  • Boy's Bike Stolen, Fresno's Biking Community Rallies to Help

    Boy's Bike Stolen, Fresno's Biking Community Rallies to Help

    Some people ride their bikes for fun.Others, to get in shape.But for 12-year-old Albert Solis, his bike is his therapy."If I'm mad, I can get to a happy place and forget about what just happened," he says.Albert, has Asperger Syndrome-- a disorder that makes it tough sometimes to communicate and interact with others.He's bought a bike with his birthday money, and his mother says since he started cycling, she's seen a big change."It's just now one of those 'Ahhhhhhh' moments that he knows how ...More >>
    Some people ride their bikes for fun.Others, to get in shape.But for 12-year-old Albert Solis, his bike is his therapy."If I'm mad, I can get to a happy place and forget about what just happened," he says.Albert, has Asperger Syndrome-- a disorder that makes it tough sometimes to communicate and interact with others.He's bought a bike with his birthday money, and his mother says since he started cycling, she's seen a big change."It's just now one of those 'Ahhhhhhh' moments that he knows how ...More >>
  • Police Arrest Man They Say Started Several Fires In Fresno

    Police Arrest Man They Say Started Several Fires In Fresno

    Efrain Mendoza was arrested Monday after being recognized by a detective from past surveillance videos.More >>
    Efrain Mendoza was arrested Monday after being recognized by a detective from past surveillance videos.More >>
  • Crews Battling Two Wildfires In Sierra National Forest

    Crews Battling Two Wildfires In Sierra National Forest

    Firefighters are working trying to put out two different wildfires burning in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near North Fork. The newest one is burning in steep terrain in Madera County just south of the Mammoth Pool Reservoir.More >>
    Firefighters are working trying to put out two different wildfires burning in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near North Fork. The newest one is burning in steep terrain in Madera County just south of the Mammoth Pool Reservoir.More >>
  • Fresno Firefighters Stung By Bees At Pool Hall Fire

    Fresno Firefighters Stung By Bees At Pool Hall Fire

    A fire at a pool hall closed roads between Cedar and Ninth Tuesday morning.The eastbound lanes were closed while firefighters put the fire out.No one was in the building at the time.But the building wasn't completely empty.As crews sprayed the flames, three firefighters were attacked and stung by bees.They are expected to be okay.More >>
    A fire at a pool hall closed roads between Cedar and Ninth Tuesday morning.The eastbound lanes were closed while firefighters put the fire out.No one was in the building at the time.But the building wasn't completely empty.As crews sprayed the flames, three firefighters were attacked and stung by bees.They are expected to be okay.More >>
  • Furniture Store Closes, Customers say Owner Took Thier Money

    Furniture Store Closes, Customers say Owner Took Thier Money

    A Fresno man is out hundreds in hard earned cash, after he says, he gave it to the owner of Furniture Land in Fresno. However, the man says when he went back to the store to pick it up. He found the doors locked and the store empty.More >>
    A Fresno man is out hundreds in hard earned cash, after he says, he gave it to the owner of Furniture Land in Fresno. However, the man says when he went back to the store to pick it up. He found the doors locked and the store empty.
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  • Caught On Camera: Wanted Parolee Still on the Loose, Police Say Two More Cars Stolen

    Caught On Camera: Wanted Parolee Still on the Loose, Police Say Two More Cars Stolen

    Fresno Police nearly caught up with a wanted parolee Monday morning, but he bolted before officers moved in—and took off, in dramatic fashion.Officers had been looking for 28-year-old Randy Lee Grill since Fresno County Sheriff’s Deputies say he carried out a burglary, stole a truck, and got into a shootout Southwest of Fresno in June.“To us, it's reckless abandon to get away," says Sgt. Timothy Tietjen, with the Fresno Police Career Criminal Auto Theft Team.Tietjen says Grill had stolen two ...More >>
    Fresno Police nearly caught up with a wanted parolee Monday morning, but he bolted before officers moved in—and took off, in dramatic fashion.Officers had been looking for 28-year-old Randy Lee Grill since Fresno County Sheriff’s Deputies say he carried out a burglary, stole a truck, and got into a shootout Southwest of Fresno in June.“To us, it's reckless abandon to get away," says Sgt. Timothy Tietjen, with the Fresno Police Career Criminal Auto Theft Team.Tietjen says Grill had stolen two ...More >>
  • Rescuers Find Missing Teenage Hiker in Kings Canyon National Park

    Rescuers Find Missing Teenage Hiker in Kings Canyon National Park

    Rescuers have found a teenager from Carlsbad, who disappeared while hiking in Kings Canyon National Park. Austin Shedd,13, was found around 9:30 p.m. by a trail crew.He had been reported missing around 2:00 a.m. Monday.He separated from his hiking group Sunday, near the area known as Arrow Peak. Austin will stay overnight in the wilderness with the trail crew.A rescue flight will be arranged for Tuesday.?.More >>
    Rescuers have found a teenager from Carlsbad, who disappeared while hiking in Kings Canyon National Park. Austin Shedd,13, was found around 9:30 p.m. by a trail crew.He had been reported missing around 2:00 a.m. Monday.He separated from his hiking group Sunday, near the area known as Arrow Peak. Austin will stay overnight in the wilderness with the trail crew.A rescue flight will be arranged for Tuesday.?.More >>
  • VALLEY DROUGHT 2014: Homes Don't Have Drinking Water

    VALLEY DROUGHT 2014: Homes Don't Have Drinking Water

    Valley Drought 2014 is now so bad some people don't have drinking water. It's happening in South East Porterville where dozens of wells are dry. One woman who lives in the neighborhood has decided to do something about the situation.
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    Valley Drought 2014 is now so bad some people don't have drinking water. It's happening in South East Porterville where dozens of wells are dry. One woman who lives in the neighborhood has decided to do something about the situation.

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  • Wildfire Near Mammoth Pool Forces Campers Out

    Wildfire Near Mammoth Pool Forces Campers Out

    Campers are being evacuated right now at Fish Creek and Rock Creek, near Mammoth Pool. AA wildfire is burning in that area. It started Monday morning. The US Forest Service is reporting that 60 acres have burned so far.More >>
    Campers are being evacuated right now at Fish Creek and Rock Creek, near Mammoth Pool. AA wildfire is burning in that area. It started Monday morning. The US Forest Service is reporting that 60 acres have burned so far. More >>
  • Wildfire Near Yosemite Grows to 2,600 Acres, No Containment

    Wildfire Near Yosemite Grows to 2,600 Acres, No Containment

    Firefighters will be working through the night, and into the morning, to gain control of a wildfire that is burning near Yosemite National Park for a second night.The El Portal Fire now covers 2,632 acres.Close to 600 firefighters are on site—and more are expected to arrive overnight.A stretch of Highway 120 remains closed from Crane Flat to the 120/140 Junction.Smoke from the fire, is now creeping into Yosemite Valley."You can barely make out El Capitan," said Ryan Green, who stopped at the ...More >>
    Firefighters will be working through the night, and into the morning, to gain control of a wildfire that is burning near Yosemite National Park for a second night.The El Portal Fire now covers 2,632 acres.Close to 600 firefighters are on site—and more are expected to arrive overnight.A stretch of Highway 120 remains closed from Crane Flat to the 120/140 Junction.Smoke from the fire, is now creeping into Yosemite Valley."You can barely make out El Capitan," said Ryan Green, who stopped at the ...More >>
  • Wildfire Near Yosemite Balloons to 2,100 Acres, Forces Road Closures

    Wildfire Near Yosemite Balloons to 2,100 Acres, Forces Road Closures

    A fire is burning near Yosemite National Park right now, threatening homes and forcing road closures.The fire started Saturday around 4:30 p.m. and now covers 500 acres.It is burning in the Merced Canyon, and has been named the “El Portal Fire.”The U.S. Forest Service reports that six homes have been evacuated, but more evacuations have been ordered to the town of Foresta, east of El Portal.The fire is moving in a North and East direction.So far, it has ordered the closure of Highway 120, bet...More >>
    A fire is burning near Yosemite National Park right now, threatening homes and forcing road closures.The fire started Saturday around 4:30 p.m. and now covers 500 acres.It is burning in the Merced Canyon, and has been named the “El Portal Fire.”The U.S. Forest Service reports that six homes have been evacuated, but more evacuations have been ordered to the town of Foresta, east of El Portal.The fire is moving in a North and East direction.So far, it has ordered the closure of Highway 120, bet...More >>
  • Clovis Police Van Recovered, Man Under Arrest

    Clovis Police Van Recovered, Man Under Arrest

    A man is now under arrest after Clovis Police say he stole one of the department’s vans Saturday night, and abandoned it a short time later. Police say the man took off around 9:00 p.m., and dumped it a short time later in the area of Ashlan and Thompson.So far, no details have been released on how the vehicle was taken.For the following hour, police canvassed a large area, from Ashlan to Dakota, and Thompson to McCall.Officers caught up withthe manaround 10:30 p.p.m.aK9 officer detained the ...More >>
    A man is now under arrest after Clovis Police say he stole one of the department’s vans Saturday night, and abandoned it a short time later. Police say the man took off around 9:00 p.m., and dumped it a short time later in the area of Ashlan and Thompson.So far, no details have been released on how the vehicle was taken.For the following hour, police canvassed a large area, from Ashlan to Dakota, and Thompson to McCall.Officers caught up withthe manaround 10:30 p.p.m.aK9 officer detained the ...More >>
  • Customer Steals Parts While Bike Shop Owner Repairs His Bike

    Customer Steals Parts While Bike Shop Owner Repairs His Bike

    A customerdecided to help himself to bike parts atFulton Cycle Works in downtown Fresno while the ownerwas busy repairing his bicycle. The burglary was caught on the owner's security cameras. The owner Darren Johnson called the thief a semi-regular customer. "It' hurts, it hurts. I take it personal because I have to trust people in this spot to kind of be on their honor."Johnson says the thief helped himself to a pair of gloves, bike grips and a set of tires. He brought a second bike to the s...More >>
    A customerdecided to help himself to bike parts atFulton Cycle Works in downtown Fresno while the ownerwas busy repairing his bicycle. The burglary was caught on the owner's security cameras. The owner Darren Johnson called the thief a semi-regular customer. "It' hurts, it hurts. I take it personal because I have to trust people in this spot to kind of be on their honor."Johnson says the thief helped himself to a pair of gloves, bike grips and a set of tires. He brought a second bike to the s...More >>
  • Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy and A Man Accused of Breaking Into A Home Get Into A Fight

    Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy and A Man Accused of Breaking Into A Home Get Into A Fight

    A Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy is recovering after getting into a fight with a man trying to break into a home. Investigators say the bad guy tried to run away and that's when the fight happened.
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    A Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy is recovering after getting into a fight with a man trying to break into a home. Investigators say the bad guy tried to run away and that's when the fight happened.

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  • Father of Fallen Soldier Speaks About Son's Death & Life

    Father of Fallen Soldier Speaks About Son's Death & Life

    Visalia resident, Frank Williams says his son Keith loved to make his friends laugh but most of all he loved to serve The United States of America.Private First Class Keith Williams died Thursday night near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.Williams says when the truck Keith was riding in was hit an improvised explosive device.Williams says, "Keith was a dedicated soldier and he loved being a soldier and his mom and I are very proud of his accomplishments. Even though we lost him and it's very...More >>
    Visalia resident, Frank Williams says his son Keith loved to make his friends laugh but most of all he loved to serve The United States of America.Private First Class Keith Williams died Thursday night near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.Williams says when the truck Keith was riding in was hit an improvised explosive device.Williams says, "Keith was a dedicated soldier and he loved being a soldier and his mom and I are very proud of his accomplishments. Even though we lost him and it's very...More >>
  • Worms And Wood Shavings Filter Wastewater At Fresno State's Dairy

    Worms And Wood Shavings Filter Wastewater At Fresno State's Dairy

    Worms and wood shavings are filtering dairy wastewater at the Fresno State dairy. It's an experimental project being conducted by Biofiltro USA. The company is trying to show that treatment can turn wastewater into a reusable resource.More >>
    Worms and wood shavings are filtering dairy wastewater at the Fresno State dairy. It's an experimental project being conducted by Biofiltro USA. The company is trying to show that treatment can turn wastewater into a reusable resource.More >>
  • BART Closed For Hours After Bomb Threat In Oakland

    BART Closed For Hours After Bomb Threat In Oakland

    It was a commute nightmare Friday morning for people in Oakland after a bomb threat closed down BART for hours. It all started around 7:40 a.m.More >>
    It was a commute nightmare Friday morning for people in Oakland after a bomb threat closed down BART for hours. It all started around 7:40 a.m.More >>
  • Weight Loss Motivation Earns Fresno Man The Star Treatment

    Weight Loss Motivation Earns Fresno Man The Star Treatment

    Rio Vista Middle School Principal, Joe Bracamonte, found golf to be his motivation to lose weight and is now reaping more than just better health.More >>
    Rio Vista Middle School Principal, Joe Bracamonte, found golf to be his motivation to lose weight and is now reaping more than just better health.
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