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 2020-12-05 04:41 

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193 workers test positive for COVID-19 at the Fresno Foster Farms processing plant...

Foster Farms will be shutting down its facility on Cherry Street in Fresno following a coronavirus outbreak. In a statement sent to Fox26 News, in the past two weeks, 193 workers at the 1,400-person facility in southwest Fresno tested positive for COVID-1...

 2020-12-05 03:10 

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Local business owner says company is trying to scam him out of $14,400...

Amandeep Singh runs a trucking company in Fresno, and needed a new engine. He found a company on eBay, and says the owner asked him to wire over $14,400. That was a month ago. "I didn't hear back from him - like, he promised he was going to call m...

 2020-12-05 02:03 

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Congressman TJ Cox calls David Valadao to concede race...
 2020-12-05 01:07 

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Clovis police investigate a string of early morning break-ins...
 2020-12-04 21:39 

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San Francisco Bay Area issues new stay-at-home order...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The health officers in six San Francisco Bay Area counties issued a new stay-at-home order Friday as the number of coronavirus cases surge and hospitals fill. The changes will take effect Sunday, Dec. 6 and last through Monday, ...

 2020-12-04 20:53 

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Nissan pulls out of Trump emissions fight with California...

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan said Friday that it will no longer support the Trump administration in its legal fight to end California's ability to set its own auto-pollution and gas-mileage standards. The announcement is another sign that a coalition o...

 2020-12-04 20:35 

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PG&E rate hike aimed at improvements to ease fire risk...

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric's household customers will be hit with an average rate increase of 8% to help the once-bankrupt utility pay for improvements designed to reduce the risks that its outdated equipment will ignite dea...

 2020-12-04 18:35 

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Jeopardy! host Ken Jennings tweets jab at Fresno...

"Jeopardy! " record-holder Ken Jennings is the firstin a series of interim hosts replacing Alex Trebek following his death last month from pancreatic cancer. Many people applauded the appointment of Jennings until Thursday when he tweeted a jab at...

 2020-12-04 15:28 

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California winds ease but fire danger remains high...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powerful winds that pushed wildfires through Southern California, burning several homes and injuring two firefighters, began easing but forecasters warned that the fire danger remained Friday. Santa Ana winds hit 50 mph (80. 5 kph...

 2020-12-04 14:59 

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DUI crash knocks out power in Southeast Fresno...

Power was knocked out in Southeast Fresno early Friday morning after a car crashed into a power pole, knocking down live electric lines. The crash happened around 4:20 a. m. at Central and Temperance Avenues. CHP says the driver in his 20s was drunk at th...

 2020-12-04 07:35 

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Shootout in Coalinga Shopping Center leaves both shooters injured...

A shootout between two men in a shopping center has left both of them injured in Coalinga. At 6:30 p. m. Thursday, a Coalinga police officer was in the Coalinga Shopping Center parking lot when he heard gun shots in the area. The officer spotted two men s...

 2020-12-04 07:08 

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New Regional Stay-At-Home order: Fresno Sheriff won't enforce it...

Governor Gavin Newsom announced new, regional stay-at-home orders Thursday -- and Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims says she doesn't plan to enforce it. "We have our hands full with enforcing the laws our public expects us to enforce," says ...

 2020-12-04 06:58 

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Fresno winery debuts non-alcoholic CBD infused wine...

A Fresno winery is putting a new spin on the way people enjoy their wine this holiday season. CBD seems to be in everything these days, but Cry Baby Wine in Fresno is one of the only few wineries in the nation offering CBD wine. Cry Bay recently launched ...

 2020-12-04 06:13 

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Fresno County issues new funeral and cemetery guidelines...

It seems the coronavirus pandemic is now even changing the way we hold funerals. On Thursday, Fresno County Interim Health Officer Doctor Rais Vohra outlined new guidelines in a letter released tofuneral directors and cemetery district managers. The guide...

 2020-12-04 04:30 

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Gig workers could have to pay back thousands in unemployment insurance...

Thousands of freelance workers in California are finding out they could have to pay back months' worth of unemployment insurance. The issue comes from gig workers reporting their gross income, when they should have written down their net income instea...

 2020-12-04 03:30 

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String of strange lights spotted in Central Valley skies most likely SpaceX satellites...

Several FOX26 viewers have reported seeing a string of white lights floating across our Central Valley skies on Thursday night. The lights appear to be from a group of SpaceX Starlink satellites. Earlier this year, a Starlink satellite train was spotted f...

 2020-12-04 02:07 

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Fresno doctor says 3 out of 4 people who go to the E.R. should visit urgent care...

When people get sick many believe the hospital emergency room is the best place to get help. But Fresno E. R. doctor Dominic Dizon says three out of four people are making a mistake. "About 75 to 80 percent of cases that go to the E. R. actually we ca...

 2020-12-04 01:52 

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Rancher shoots and kills dog chasing cattle in Clovis, according to deputies...

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office says there is more to the story being shared online about a trespassing dispute that turned deadly for a French Bulldog. Around 10:30 am on Wednesday, deputies headed out to speak with a man who reported his dog had ...

 2020-12-03 23:15 

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CHP officer dies following on-duty crash in Antelope Valley...

A California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer has died more than a week after he was badly hurt in an on-duty crash. Around 7p. m. on November 23rd, Officer Andy Ornelas was riding his department motorcycle when he was cut off by a driver near Palmdale. The d...

 2020-12-03 21:34 

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Mysterious monolith found Wednesday on Central Coast already gone...

Days after two shiny metal monoliths were discovered in Utah and Romania, another popped up, this time in California. And just like the other two, the one in California has already disappeared. The monolith was discovered on Wednesdayat Stadium Park in At...

 2020-12-03 20:33 

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Gov. Newsom announces regional stay-at-home-order...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday he will impose a new stay-at-home order for areas where capacity at intensive care units falls below 15%. Newsom announced the new plans amid an unprecedented surge of new coronavi...

 2020-12-03 19:36 

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Free COVID-19 testing Thursdays in Clovis...

United Health Centers has partnered with the City of Clovis to offer FREE COVID-19 testing on Thursdays in December. [RELATED: FREE COVID-19 testing Wed. & Sat. at the Fresno Fairgrounds] The drive-up testing takes place from 9:00 a. m. to 3:00 p. m. at t...

 2020-12-03 18:31 

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Visalia pursuit caught on camera...

A police chase was caught on camera early Thursday morning in Visalia. Officers tried to stop a white Chevy Tahoe in the area of Beech and Terrace, near Mooney Blvd and Whitendale Ave. Caption: Police chase in Visalia (Video Courtesy: Brenna Nicole) Polic...

 2020-12-03 17:48 

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Train derailment south of Fresno...

A train derailed near Malaga Thursday morning. CHP says 16 train cars came off the tracks but did not crash into anything. [RELATED: Train derails in Tulare County]TheBNSF train was traveling from Richmond to Barstow when it came off the tracks near Malig...

 2020-12-03 17:10 

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Justices order review of California virus rules for churches...

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a lower federal court to reexamine California restrictions on indoor religious services in areas hard hit by the coronavirus. This comes after a recent ruling in favor of churches and synagogues in New York. The high ...

 2020-12-03 16:38 

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Crime Stoppers Daily Most Wanted: Leo Alejandrez...

Our Valley Crime Stoppers Daily Most Wanted is Leo Alejandrez. Christopher Leo Alejandrez is wanted by Law Enforcement for Domestic Violence. 44-year-old Alejandrez is 5' 8" tall, 170 lbs. , and has brown eyes and a bald head. If you know where Le...

 2020-12-03 15:00 

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Californians flee as strong winds push fire through canyons...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powerful winds pushed flames through Southern California canyons early Thursday as an out-of-control wildfire burned near homes and forced residents to flee. The blaze in Orange County's Silverado Canyon began late Wednesday a...

 2020-12-03 06:19 

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5-year-old boy killed in train crash outside of Christmas Tree Lane...

Over 24 hours later, a Fresno family is heartbroken following the tragic death of a 5-year-old boy on opening night of Christmas Tree Lane. On Tuesday, the Fresno Police Department says a family was waiting in line for their turn to take in the lights. In...

 2020-12-03 05:58 

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Los Angeles residents ordered to stay in their homes as COVID-19 cases rise...

Everyone living in the city of Los Angeles has now been ordered to stay in their homes effective immediately as COVID-19 numbers continue to spiral. On Wednesday night, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued a new stay-at-home order, that says people may ...

 2020-12-03 05:42 

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Clovis homeowner puts together festive lightshow for holiday season...

A dazzling lightshow is bringing the Christmas spirit to a Clovis neighborhood. The display was created by a homeowner on Clovis Avenue near Peach Avenue. It features a 12 minute show, with 15,000 LED lights synced up to four songs. The massive display al...

 2020-12-03 03:26 

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Masks help reveal hearing problems for people...

Masks are revealing a new problem for many people: hearing loss. "It's really hard for me to make out what someone is saying behind the mask," says Don Nelson of Madera. He is one of 37. 5 million who report trouble hearing, according to the N...

 2020-12-03 03:11 

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Man shot to death during argument in central Fresno...

A man has died after police say an argument escalated into a shooting in central Fresno. Around 5:30 p. m. Wednesday, Fresno Police officers were called out to a parking lot on Clinton and Weber after someone called in a shooting. When officers arrived, t...

 2020-12-03 01:27 

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Over 20 guns stolen from Fresno home during burglary...

A Fresno man had over 20 guns stolen from his home during an overnight trip out of town. The Fresno Police Department says the guns were stolen just before 3 a. m. on Monday, November 16th, 2020. Around that time, the homeowner had received a notification...

 2020-12-02 22:50 

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Fire closes I-5 near base of Grapevine...

A vegetation fire has closed the Interstate 5 in both directions Wednesday afternoon. The fire was caused by a semitrailer truck that caught on fire, according to California Highway Patrol. Caption: Video credit: Aleena Cansino. The northbound lanes are c...

 2020-12-02 21:46 

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Police stop car with possible explosive inside in Sanger...

Sanger police stopped a car believed to have a live explosive in the back seat. They say they had the car pulled over on Academy Ave. and saw a rifle in the back seat and because the driver is on probation, he is open to search. While searching the car th...

 2020-12-02 21:03 

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Restaurant jaunts create credibility issues for politicians...

Their messaging has been clear: wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart from others, and most importantly: stay home! But their actions aren't living up to the rhetoric, creating a real political problem for some of the most vocal leaders in California's f...

 2020-12-02 20:16 

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Demand is high at local food banks...

COVID-19 has thrust many Valley families into food lines for the very first time. "We're seeing that 25% of our clients in this time are brand new since the beginning of COVID," saidCentral California Food Bank Co-CEO Kym Dildine. "They...

 2020-12-02 19:37 

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Man arrested in connection with street vendor shooting death...

Fresno police say they have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection to last month's killing of a street vendor in Fresno. On Friday, Nov. 20,53-year-old Jose Luis Rivera was shot and killed at Farris and Olive Avenues in the Tower District. Police s...

 2020-12-02 19:21 

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Rafer Johnson, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 86...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rafer Johnson, who won the decathlon at the 1960 Rome Olympics and helped subdue Robert F. Kennedy's assassin in 1968, died Wednesday. He was 86. He died at his home in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles, according to fam...

 2020-12-02 17:41 

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FREE COVID-19 testing at the Fresno Fairgrounds...

United Health Centers has partnered with the City of Fresno to offer FREE COVID-19 testing at the Fresno Fairgrounds every Wednesday and Saturday from 9:00 a. m. to 3:00 p. m. beginning Wednesday, December 2. The new expanded mobile testing site is locate...

 2020-12-02 17:32 

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1 dead, 2 wounded in Merced shooting...

One person was killed and two others wounded in a shooting in Merced Wednesday morning. Merced police say the shooting happened before 1:30 a. m. at an apartment complex at Santa Fe Ave and Glen Ave. When officers got there they found two victims sufferin...

 2020-12-02 15:11 

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Shooting at gas station in Fresno...

Fresno police say a shooting happened early Wednesday morning in Fresno. The shooting happened before 5:00 a. m. at the Valero gas station at Shields and Clovis Avenues. Police have not said if anyone was hit but the front window to the gas station is bro...

 2020-12-02 05:38 

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Christmas Tree Lane celebrates 100th anniversary in Fresno...

For the 100th year, families flocked to Christmas Tree Lane in Fresno to take in the dazzling lights on opening night. Nearly 140 homes and 300 trees along Van Ness Blvd between Shields and Shaw Avenues are decorated to create a massive light display. Thi...

 2020-12-02 05:00 

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Crime Stoppers Daily Most Wanted: Christopher Paul Dunning...

Our Valley Crime Stoppers Daily Most Wanted is Christopher Paul Dunning. Christopher Dunning is wanted by Law Enforcement for Burglary. 28-year-old Dunning is a white man, 6' 4" tall, 240 lbs. , and has brown hair and blue eyes. If you know where ...

 2020-12-02 04:58 

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Candy Cane Lane brings holiday cheer to Clovis on opening night...

A popular Christmas destination in Clovis has opened back up for the holiday season. Families flocked to Candy Cane Lane on Tuesday to take in the festive sights on opening night. Each year, neighbors on Cindy Avenue, near Peach and Alluvial, team up to t...

 2020-12-02 03:08 

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Valley food banks are seeing new faces in line...

One out of four people in Valley food lines have never been there before. Fox 26 News discovered there are many people who are hurting and confused about where to find help. Covid-19 has thrust many families into food lines for the very first time. Kim Di...

 2020-12-02 02:32 

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[ Fresno ]

Are delivery drivers putting your holiday packages at risk?...

Online shopping is now the go-to for many. Throw in the holidays, and delivery companies are on overdrive. "A package could sit on someone's front porch all day long and if they don't go to the front door to go out that way, they're not go...

 2020-12-02 02:31 

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[ Fresno ]

Crash involving train and car shuts down Shields near Christmas Tree Lane entrance...

A crash between a train and a car has shut down Shields Avenue near Maroa Avenue in Fresno. The crash happened around 5 p. m. on Tuesday on the train tracks on Shields and Wishon. The Fresno Police Department has not released any information on if the dri...

 2020-12-02 01:29 

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Wife searching for missing diabetic husband who needs insulin in Porterville...

A Visalia woman is extremely worried about her diabetic husband who has been missing several days. Celia Alvarado says her husband Larry Alvarado was last seen when he discharged himself from the ICU at a hospital in Porterville on Friday. She says Friday...

 2020-12-01 18:57 

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Support the Central California Food Bank on Giving Tuesday...

It's Giving Tuesday which means it's an important day for non-profit groups here in the Central Valley. FOX26 News reporter Jenna Liston spent the morning at the Central California Food Bank to explain where your donations go and why it's so c...

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