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 2021-09-25 22:11 

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[ Fresno ]

90th year of the Old Timer's Day Parade...

Saturday marked the 90th year of the Old Timer's Day Parade! It all started in 1931 and has only been canceled twice in its history, once in the early 40s during World War 2, and then in 2020 due to the pandemic. [RELATED] - 46th Annual ClovisFest ret...

 2021-09-25 20:41 

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[ Fresno ]

Man arrested, accused of shooting another man for no apparent reason...

44-year-old Edward Lemos was arrested Friday, accused of shooting a man for no apparent reason. Lemos was arrested near the area of Dakota Avenue and Peach Avenue and booked into the Fresno County Jail on murder charges. [RELATED] - Police shoot woman aft...

 2021-09-25 19:53 

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[ Fresno ]

KNP Fire grows to 42,048 acres, still at 0% containment...

The KNP Complex Fire continues to grow as the fire is still 0% contained. There were 9,002 acres of growth in the last 24 hours and as of Saturday, September 25 the fire has burned 42,048 acres. Most of the growth was in the Ash Mountain and Mineral King ...

 2021-09-25 17:29 

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[ Fresno ]

K9 Beny never fails when it comes to sniffing out narcotics...

A man was pulled over for window tint and following too close by a Merced CHP officer who says they found probable cause to search the vehicle. [RELATED] - Addicted America: Fentanyl-laced counterfeit pills on the rise. During the search, the officer foun...

 2021-09-25 15:40 

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[ Fresno ]

Flu clinic schedule for the 2021-2022 flu season...

The Fresno County Department of Public Health (FCDPH) has announced its flu clinic schedule for the 2021-2022 flu season. The FCDPH is kicking off this flu season with a drive-thru vaccination event at the old UMC parking lot located at 445 S. Cedar Ave, ...

 2021-09-25 03:28 

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[ Fresno ]

Man in critical condition following hit-and-run Friday night in Fresno...

A man in his 50s is in critical condition following a hit-and-run crash Friday night in Fresno. It happened at Cedar and Butler Avenues around 7:40 p. m. Fresno police are looking for a car with front-end damage. The man was hit right in front of a Fresno...

 2021-09-25 01:57 

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[ Fresno ]

Poor air quality hits the Kern County Fair on Senior Day...

It was an eerie sight on the fairgrounds Friday morning, as colorful rides and stands stuck out against a hazy, orange sky. Friday is also the Kern County Fair's annual Senior Day, where those 62 and older have free admission to the fair until 4 p. m....

 2021-09-25 01:31 

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[ Fresno ]

Police shoot woman after she calls 911 on armed boyfriend...

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Police shot a woman in the shoulder earlier this week in Southern California after they kicked in her door hearing noises inside following her 911 call to report an armed man in her apartment. The woman was treated for a non...

 2021-09-25 00:56 

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[ Fresno ]

California to replace toppled statue with memorial to tribes...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law to build a memorial to Native Americans on the grounds of the state Capitol. The memorial would replace a statue of Father Junipero Serra that was torn down by protesters last s...

 2021-09-25 00:55 

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[ Fresno ]

Volunteers provide fire mitigation & recovery services near Shaver Lake...

A veteran-led disaster response organization made up of mostly volunteers is working on a three-day project in the Cressman Road Community near Shaver Lake to help in recovery efforts from the Creek Fire as well as fire mitigation for the future. Team Rub...

 2021-09-25 00:23 

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[ Fresno ]

Ex-deputy charged with stealing dead woman's credit cards...

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say a former Orange County sheriff's deputy stole credit cards from a dead woman's Southern California home and used them to make purchases from QVC and an automotive parts store. The charges come after e...

 2021-09-24 22:55 

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Gov. Newsom signs legislation to support immigrants and remove "Alien" from state codes...

Governor Gavin Newsom signed a suite of bills Friday to expand the state's humane immigration policies by providing protection and support for immigrants, including a new law to replace the outdated and derogatory term "alien" used to describe...

 2021-09-24 22:23 

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[ Fresno ]

Rep. Jim Costa recognized KMPH FOX26 for 50 years of service from the house floor in D.C....

FOX26 is celebrating 50 years on the air, serving the people of Central California. Congressman Jim Costa, who also serves the people of Central California, recognized the milestone from the house floor in Washington, D. C. The congressman talked about th...

 2021-09-24 19:38 

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[ Fresno ]

Police investigating threat made at Tulare High School via Snapchat...

Tulare police were made aware of a threat made to students at Tulare Western High School Thursday. The post was made by someone with the screen name "Jose" through Snapchat. Police say they are investigating the situation and trying to find the so...

 2021-09-24 18:01 

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[ Fresno ]

PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4...

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas and Electric was charged Friday with manslaughter and other crimes after its equipment sparked a Northern California wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes, prosecutors said....

 2021-09-24 17:53 

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[ Fresno ]

Suspected arson wildfire forces evacuations in Shasta County, California...

Thousands of people were under evacuation orders Friday, and many others were on notice to be ready to flee, as a destructive wildfire raged in a drought-stricken forest in California, north of Redding. A woman suspected of starting the Fawn Fire was unde...

 2021-09-24 16:34 

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[ Fresno ]

Man shot in Tranquility identified, detectives believe shooting was self-defense...

The man that was shot and killed in Tranquility on Wednesday has been identified as 27-year-old Mark Castro. After conducting several interviews detectives say, at this time, they believe the shooting was in self-defense. [RELATED] - Woman killed in groce...

 2021-09-24 11:29 

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[ Fresno ]

House catches fire while family is sleeping in east Fresno County...

A house in east Fresno County caught fire early Friday morning. Firefighters said they were called to a house on Locan Ave. near Tulare Ave. , just east of Temperance Ave. around 3:30 a. m. When they arrived, firefighters said they found flames shooting o...

 2021-09-24 05:22 

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[ Fresno ]

Strathmore family pleads for help in mother's murder case gone cold...

This month marks 15 years since a Strathmore family and that community was shattered following the killing of Maria Sanchez. Sanchez's family owned Mi Tierra Market. Now her family, and one of the original detectives in the case, are pleading that who...

 2021-09-24 03:00 

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[ Fresno ]

Crime Stoppers Daily Most Wanted: Lacey Kay Stumbaugh...

Our Valley Crime stoppers Daily Most Wanted is Lacey Kay Stumbaugh. Lacey Kay Stumbaugh is wanted by Law Enforcement for Possession of a Controlled Substance. (Courtesy: Valley Crime Stoppers) Lacey Kay Stumbaugh is wanted by Law Enforcement for Possessio...

 2021-09-24 02:49 

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[ Fresno ]

Family of hit-and-run victim asks community for help finding suspect...

The family of a woman who was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Highway 99 back in February is now speaking out in hopes that someone will come forward with more information about the driver who ended her life. Around 12:20 a. m. on Wednesday, February ...

 2021-09-24 02:48 

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[ Fresno ]

Driver loses control, crashes into commercial warehouse in Fresno...

A woman lost control of her vehicle Thursday and collided with a metal commercial warehouse near the 1400 block of North Chestnut Avenue in Fresno. Fresno Police says the collision took place around 3:20 p. m. and the driver ruptured a gas line at Chestnu...

 2021-09-24 00:41 

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[ Fresno ]

Road closures, traffic delays announced for Sunday in Fresno...

Lane and intersection closures have been announced and will take effect starting Sunday, Sept. 26, on Bullard in Fresno. [RELATED] - What you need to know about the new Save Mart Center entry requirements. According to the City of Fresno, the intersection...

 2021-09-23 23:48 

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[ Fresno ]

Bears approach firefighters building defenses against KNP Complex Fire...

Although it may be tempting, the Tulare County Fire Department says do not interact with wildlife while visiting National Parks. [RELATED] - KNP burns over 44 square miles, Windy Fire nearly 50 miles. Caption: Bears approach firefighters building defenses...

 2021-09-23 22:52 

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[ Fresno ]

Man arrested for attempted homicide, later found in Sacramento...

A man was arrested Wednesday after police say he shot someone on Aug. 22 near Shields and Hughes Avenues in Fresno. Police say the victim suffered significant injuries as a result. Officers located and arrested 47-year-old Dominic Bell after he was found ...

 2021-09-23 22:07 

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[ Fresno ]

Local medical institution wants to pay you to act...

If you've ever wanted to be an actor, or at least give the profession a try, now's your chance. [RELATED] - Family asking for blood donations to help Modesto 12-year-old with Leukemia. A local medical institution wants to pay to act and help educa...

 2021-09-23 21:31 

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[ Fresno ]

Family asking for blood donations to help Modesto 12-year-old with Leukemia...

On July 16th 2021, two days after his 12th birthday, Jaden Wenger was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. That disease is uncommon in children. It starts in the bone marrow and spreads quickly, interfering with the production of blood cells and platele...

 2021-09-23 20:45 

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[ Fresno ]

US court order to house LA Skid Row homeless overturned...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 9th U. S. Court of Appeals on Thursday overturned a federal judge's sweeping order that required the city and county of Los Angeles to quickly find shelter for all homeless people living on downtown's Skid Row. The app...

 2021-09-23 19:53 

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[ Fresno ]

Bakersfield parole agent to be honored at 36th Annual Medal of Valor Ceremony...

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) will honor employees for their bravery, service, and exemplary work conduct benefiting the department and the public on Friday, Sept. 24. The California Department of Corrections and Rehab...

 2021-09-23 19:36 

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[ Fresno ]

Friends of Oceano Dunes holding a BBQ fundraiser next month...

The Friends of Oceano Dunes are holding a fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 23. The BBQ By The Beach will be held at the Pismo Golf Course in Grover Beach. Friends of Oceano Dunes will have people there toexplain the current status of the park as well as the c...

 2021-09-23 18:53 

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[ Fresno ]

Sierra National Forest to enhance temporary fire restrictions...

Sierra National Forest (SNF) says it will enhance the temporary fire restrictions that have been in place since June 24 as a result of continued high fire dangers on the SNF. The most noteworthy additions include the ban of campfires in developed recreati...

 2021-09-23 18:32 

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[ Fresno ]

Power outage in Sanger and Del Rey...

A substation level outage is currently affecting 5,205 customers in Sanger and Del Rey. PG&E says they are working to restore from other sources as they investigate the cause. Power is estimated to be restored by 12:00 p. m. Power outage in Sanger and Del...

 2021-09-23 17:57 

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[ Fresno ]

California loans for small businesses devastated by the pandemic...

More than $56 million in new funds are now available to help the state's smallest businesses devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. We invited the Director of Business Development and Services at Access Plus Capital, Ana Medina, to talk to us to explain...

 2021-09-23 16:44 

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[ Fresno ]

Ag detectives arrest man accused of grand theft and other charges...

A Lemoore man is in custody after detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff's Office Ag Task Force (AGTF) arrested him following a high-speed chase. 38-year-old Juan Martinez-Barajas was arrested Wednesday and booked into the Fresno County Jail on cha...

 2021-09-23 16:23 

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[ Fresno ]

Ceres man arrested for multiple rental property scams...

37-year old Miguel Perez (aka Victor Quiroz) was arrested for multiple rental property fraud scams posted on Facebook Marketplace. In June, Turlock police received reports from 2 Spanish-speaking victims who say they paid Perez cash deposits and the first...

 2021-09-23 16:12 

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[ Fresno ]

Oakland to require COVID-19 vaccine for students 12 and up...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Oakland Board of Education has voted to require students 12 and older to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to attend in-person school. The move late Wednesday makes Oakland Unified the first school district in Northern C...

 2021-09-23 15:15 

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[ Fresno ]

Two men still missing in Yosemite National Park after extensive searching...

Richard Judd and Joel Thomazin are still missing in Yosemite National Park. Personnel has been searching for both men by foot and by helicopter. Map showing the tracks of searches for Joel Thomazin (in the Hetch Hetchy area) and Richard Judd (in the Illil...

 2021-09-23 13:12 

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[ Fresno ]

Man arrested, accused of stabbing another man in Visalia...

Police arrested 36-year-old Alberto Doval Pineda, accused of stabbing a man in Visalia. On September 22 around 10:09 p. m. , the Visalia police received a report of a stabbing in the 900 block of N. Rinaldi Street. [RELATED] - Man flashes weapon at school...

 2021-09-23 12:59 

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[ Fresno ]

What you need to know about the new Save Mart Center entry requirements...

The Save Mart Center will now require proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test in order to attend events. A press release from the Save Mart Center says, The health, safety, and security of our guests, performers, athletes, clients, and a...

 2021-09-23 06:53 

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[ Fresno ]

K.D. Fox: A look back at Fox26 Kids Club leader from early 1990's...

In the early 90's, kids would rush home from school to catch cartoons and kids game shows, like "Fun House" and "Double Dare" on FOX26-- long before the era of courtroom dramas and talk shows. During commercial breaks, kids would get e...

 2021-09-23 04:25 

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[ Fresno ]

Clovis Unified gets air purifiers for each room at each of its schools...

Wednesday was a big day for the Clovis Unified School District, as the first shipment of air purifiers went out to classrooms. The district says in a three short weeks everyone will have one. Happy and healthy is what Clovis Unified wants their kids to be...

 2021-09-23 04:22 

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[ Fresno ]

Bill banning small, gas-powered engines and generators heads to Governor's desk...

A bill is now on Governor Gavin Newsom's desk that could disproportionately impact families in the Central Valley and nearby foothill and mountain communities. Assembly Bill 1346 would end the production of gas-powered small, off-road engines--used in...

 2021-09-23 04:09 

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[ Fresno ]

Newsom scheduled to visit KNP Complex Fire site Thursday...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom will visit the KNP Complex Fire Thursday, Sept. 23, around 10:45 a. m. During his visit to Sequoia National Park, Newsom is said to discuss the $15 billion climate package meant to battle the wildfires within the state and the...

 2021-09-23 04:09 

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[ Fresno ]

Newsom scheduled to visit KNP Complex Fire site Thursday...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom will visit the KNP Complex Fire Thursday, Sept. 23, around 10:45 a. m. During his visit to Sequoia National Park, Newsom is said to discuss the $15 billion climate package meant to battle the wildfires within the state and the...

 2021-09-23 03:29 

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[ Fresno ]

Two steal $37,000 worth of lumber from construction site in Visalia, police say...

Two men were arrested Wednesday after police say they stole $37,000 worth of lumber from a construction site in Visalia. Detectives say they arrested 45-year-old Jerry Golden and 37-year-old Nathan Wright after the two advertised construction grade lumber...

 2021-09-23 03:00 

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[ Fresno ]

Crime Stoppers Daily Most Wanted: Bryan Arnold Pena...

Our Valley Crime Stoppers Daily Most Wanted is Bryan Arnold Pena. Luis Manuel Acosta is wanted by Law Enforcement for Buying or Selling Stolen Property. 27-year-old Pena is 5' 5" tall, 155 lbs. , and has brown hair and green eyes. If you know wher...

 2021-09-23 02:59 

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[ Fresno ]

Windy Fire causes more evacuation orders to arise...

The Windy Fire continues to grow, as does the growing list of evacuation orders. According to the Tulare County Sheriff's Office, an evacuation order has been set for the following communities: Camp Nelson. Pierpoint. Coy Flat. Mountain Aire. Cedar Sl...

 2021-09-23 00:36 

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[ Fresno ]

Newsom signs bill to help human trafficking survivors with nonviolent offenses...

A new bill signed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom Wednesday aims to make things a little easier for human trafficking survivors. [RELATED] - San Francisco pledges to crack down on retail shopliftingAccording to Assemblyman Jim Patterson, who introduced th...

 2021-09-22 23:53 

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[ Fresno ]

Judge plans to re-sentence Scott Peterson to life this fall...

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A California judge says she plans to re-sentence Scott Peterson to life in prison this fall in the 2002 murders of his wife and unborn son. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Anne-Christine Massullo said Wednesday that...

 2021-09-22 22:45 

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[ Fresno ]

Shooting leaves one dead in Tranquillity, according to deputies...

A fatal shooting took place just after 1:30 p. m. near Lincoln and James in Tranquillity, which is part of Fresno County. The Sheriff's Office says homicide detectives are on the way to the scene. Details regarding the fatal shooting are limited and t...

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