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 2020-03-30 16:44 

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[ Fresno ]

What you need to know about getting your coronavirus payment...

President Donald Trump signed the $2. 2 trillion coronavirus relief bill hours after House voted to approve it on Friday. The main focus of the bill is to help preserve the economy and health care system wrecked by thecoronavirus pandemic. Part of the $2....

 2020-03-30 13:35 

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[ Fresno ]

Free taco at Taco Bell this Taco Tuesday...

IRVINE, Calif. (FOX26) Taco Bell is giving everyone in America a free taco on Tuesday, March 31st. Just head to your nearby Taco Bell drive-thru and get a free seasoned beef Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Tacos. According to the Taco Bell website, there is no...

 2020-03-30 06:49 

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[ Fresno ]

Families celebrate couple whose wedding was postponed due to coronavirus pandemic...

This wasn't how Secilia Soto and Stephen Dunn planned to spend March 28th. Sitting on chairs, in their driveway, while Dunn flew his drone. It was supposed to be their wedding day. "This day, I've been waiting my whole life for," Soto says...

 2020-03-30 05:35 

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[ Fresno ]

Flea market stays open amid covid-19 concerns...

Area flea markets remain open to the public but now, some people are wondering whether they should be open and if they're safe. Robert Cervantes says he drives by the Selma Flea Market often and sees large groups of people going inside. "That'...

 2020-03-30 01:21 

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[ Fresno ]

Health officials confirm 18th case of coronavirus in Madera County...

The Madera County Department of Public Health has confirmed three new cases of coronavirus in the county. As of March 29th, there are 18 total confirmed cases in Madera County and one recovered case. Two of the seven cases are currently hospitalized. The ...

 2020-03-30 00:12 

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[ Fresno ]

Couple arrested after allegedly shooting flare gun into Visalia Walmart...

A couple has been arrested in Visalia after they allegedly fired a flare gun into the gardening department of a Walmart. On March 10th, officers were called out to the to Walmart after the couple had shot the flare gun. The couple then reportedly drove aw...

 2020-03-29 22:39 

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[ Fresno ]

Tulare County coronavirus cases now at 35...

Tulare County reported six new cases of COVID-19 Sunday afternoon. This brings the total to 35 cases. One person has recovered and one death has been reported. Tulare County Health & Human Services reports 113 people are being monitored. Of the 35 positiv...

 2020-03-29 06:17 

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[ Fresno ]

Clovis Crossfire soccer team tries out "Stay at Home Challenge"...

There's a craze sweeping the nation called the "Stay At Home Challenge. " Some people have been trying to juggle with a roll of toilet paper. For soccer players, juggling is something you do with your feet. Clovis Crossfire Junior Soccer Leagu...

 2020-03-29 05:24 

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[ Fresno ]

Local firefighter reunites with family after stuck in Peru for weeks...

Right now a local firefighter is back in Fresno after being stuck in Peru. David Lockwood was stuck out of the country because the coronavirus prevented him from traveling back home two weeks ago. On March 16th,Peru closed its borders for travelers to com...

 2020-03-29 04:44 

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[ Fresno ]

Part of Highway 180 in Fresno shut down after fiery pileup...

The 180 westbound is shut down near Chestnut after a pile-up. A witness who says he was almost involved in the crash talked with FOX26 News. He says someone was driving erratically, headed westbound on the 180. The witness says that driver rear-ended at l...

 2020-03-28 23:45 

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[ Fresno ]

12 New Coronavirus cases reported in a single day in Fresno County...

Fresno County coronavirus cases increased by a dozen in a single day, with the Department of Public Health now reporting 43 confirmed cases. 16 are travel-related, which is the same number as the day before. 4 are from people who came in contact with some...

 2020-03-28 22:38 

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[ Fresno ]

Health officials confirm first death related Coronavirus in Tulare County...

VISALIA, CA - The County of Tulare Public Health Branch confirms the first death from COVID-19 in the county. The person who passed away was the third positive case of COVID-19 reported by the Tulare County Public Health Branch on March 16, 2020, and had ...

 2020-03-28 19:20 

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[ Fresno ]

Health officials confirm first community spread case of coronavirus in Merced County...

Merced County health officials confirmed Saturday its first community spread case of Coronavirus. The coronavirus patient, which was a part of three new coronavirus cases reported Friday, is reported to be doing well and is isolating and recovering at hom...

 2020-03-28 06:31 

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[ Fresno ]

Nurses at Kaweah Delta launch "Kindness Revolution" to rally colleagues during pandemic...

VISALIA, Ca (FOX26) -- There's a revolution under way at Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia. A kindness revolution, to raise spirits among nurses, doctors and staff. "It's just been on my heart a little bit in the last few weeks," says...

 2020-03-28 06:11 

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[ Fresno ]

Trucker from Fresno posts uplifting videos during his cross-country journeys...

Right now, truckers are working nonstop to keep stores filled up during the coronavirus pandemic. A trucker from the Valley is documenting the entire thing, to keep people's minds at ease. Johnny "Dunkin" Hines says it's the perfect time f...

 2020-03-28 05:50 

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[ Fresno ]

Valley woman stuck in Peru tells her story of how she finally made it home...

A Valley family stuck in Peru is finally back home, after almost two weeks of not knowing when that day would come. Kimberly Ashford is an animal caretaker at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. She was on a Mission Trip in Peru, and was supposed to come home on the ...

 2020-03-28 02:14 

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[ Fresno ]

Fresno Teachers Association handing out $10K worth of meals, putting on free concert...

The Fresno Teachers Association says it's donating $10,000 to families in Fresno, and livestreaming a concert to lift people's spirits. That money will be used over the next few weeks to provide free grab-and-go dinners to families within the Fres...

 2020-03-28 01:00 

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[ Fresno ]

Merced County Coronavirus update...

Merced County is now reporting a total of 7 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At least one of those (the first, reported on Sunday, March 22nd) was a travel-related case. The Department hasn't specified how the other six were contracted. Public Health staff s...

 2020-03-28 00:21 

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[ Fresno ]

Kings County reports its first two coronavirus cases...

The Kings County Department of Public Health has confirmed its first coronavirus cases. One person is from Kings County; there is also one person being treated in isolation in Kings County, who is not from the area. So far, the KCDPH isn't sure how th...

 2020-03-27 21:37 

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[ Fresno ]

Gun groups sue Los Angeles sheriff over shutdown order...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four gun-owners rights organizations are suing Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva over his repeated attempts this week to shut down firearms dealers. They contend his actions violate citizens' constitutionally g...

 2020-03-27 20:55 

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[ Fresno ]

Clovis is cracking down on price gouging...

The City of Clovis announced Friday that price gouging will not be allowed and the city will take necessary steps to prosecute those who take advantage of people during the coronavirus pandemic. Price gouging anytime is a crime. During a time of local eme...

 2020-03-27 20:45 

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[ Fresno ]

California halts evictions for 2 months amid outbreak...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's governor has banned all evictions for the next two months amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Friday that prohibits landlords, law enforcement and the courts from enforcing evic...

 2020-03-27 19:09 

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[ Fresno ]

Bakersfield couple talks about getting married during the pandemic...

A few months ago a couple from Bakersfield was planning a wedding with over 100 of their closest friends and family. The problem is that the date they set was for Saturday, April 4th, which is smack dab in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic when nobod...

 2020-03-27 16:39 

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[ Fresno ]

Kings County confirms first two cases of coronavirus...

The Kings County Department of Public Health confirmed the first case of a resident being diagnosed with the coronavirus in the county. The department also confirmed that there is also a non-resident case being treated in isolation in the county. Official...

 2020-03-27 06:22 

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[ Fresno ]

Volunteers bag food for homeless animals during pandemic...

Volunteers in the valley are now bagging up food to help homeless people, who have pets, during this pandemic. Each bag has dog food, soap, a list of "people food" people can safely feed their animals if they run out of dog food. Ashley Hughes wit...

 2020-03-27 04:12 

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[ Fresno ]

Hanford gym delivers equipment, health to clients during coronavirus pandemic...

Mark and Josie Grijalva knew something wasn't right when only two people showed up to a group class at their gym, MGM Fitness in Hanford. "We didn't know the order came down until after class," says Josie. The order, handed down by Governo...

 2020-03-27 02:41 

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[ Fresno ]

Line to pick up guns at Sportsman's Warehouse extends around building...

After FOX26 News reached out to the Mayor's Office and the City Attorney's Office, urging them to allow sporting goods stores to open, the City changed its mind about whether those stores are considered essential. READ MORE: WHY WAS SPORTSMAN'...

 2020-03-26 23:12 

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[ Fresno ]

Madera County reports first coronavirus death...

Madera County is reporting its first death as a result of the coronavirus. The man, in his 60's, got COVID-19 through person-to-person contact. The Madera County Department of Public Health says the man suffered from underlying health conditions and p...

 2020-03-26 23:05 

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[ Fresno ]

Sewing community needs to return finished medical masks by Friday afternoon...

Time is running out to get those mask sewing kits finished and turned back in. Thursday afternoon people were dropping off masks at Authorized Sew and Vac in northwest Fresno. Kathy Hilton enjoyed the project. "It was good, easy pattern once I got goi...

 2020-03-26 20:10 

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[ Fresno ]

JoJo Siwa concert at Save Mart Center indefinitely postponed...

The JoJo Siwa concert, originally scheduled for the Save Mart Center in Fresno for March, then postponed to June 13, has now been postponed again with no new date announced. A news release from the Save Mart Center says "Ticket holders should hold on ...

 2020-03-26 18:53 

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[ Fresno ]

Fresno's shelter at home extended to Easter, Sunday, April 12...

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand held a news conference Thursday morning to announce the "shelter at home" order has been extended until April 12th. Mayor Brand said the Fresno City Manager has already signed the order earlier in the day. "If things cha...

 2020-03-26 17:55 

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[ Fresno ]

Deputy involved shooting in Oakhurst...

The Madera County Sheriff's Department is on the scene of a shooting involving a deputy. Details are limited, but we do know the deputy has been taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. It is not known how he was injured. One suspect has been...

 2020-03-26 16:56 

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[ Fresno ]

Los Angeles man arrested, accused of selling fake coronavirus cure to investors...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI has arrested a Southern California man who officials said falsely claimed to have developed a cure for the coronavirus and solicited investments in a company he said would market the medication, federal prosecutors said. K...

 2020-03-26 16:24 

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[ Fresno ]

Orosi sailor deploys with USNS Mercy in support of COVID-19 response...

A sailor from the city of Orosi in Tulare County is now serving on the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy in San Diego. Hospitalman Larraine Castimo from Orosi is aboard the Mercy, which was deployed in support of the nation's coronavir...

 2020-03-26 05:21 

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[ Fresno ]

State prison employee tests positive for coronavirus in Corcoran...

A California state prison employee in Corcoran has tested positive for coronavirus. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reports the employee works at California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, Corcoran. This is...

 2020-03-26 04:29 

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[ Fresno ]

Tulare family delivers food, hope to truck drivers...

Chris Lewis and his fiancee, Elizabeth Howard, have been working around the clock, as truck drivers delivering food and other crucial goods across the country. "We've been out 15 days. We usually do 30-day stints, then go home for four days," ...

 2020-03-26 03:24 

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[ Fresno ]

Fresno Police officer precautionarily quarantined...

A Fresno Police officer is being quarantined after detaining a man who claims he's infected with the coronavirus. Officers went out to the corner of Woodward and Arthur around 8:30 AM Wednesday, after getting a call about a man with mental health issu...

 2020-03-26 03:09 

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[ Fresno ]

Kern County Public Health confirms 24th case of COVID-19...

Kern County Public Health Services Department has confirmed that the 24th Kern County resident has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) and lives in Bakersfield West. This is the ninth case confirmed today. Public Health is currently investigating w...

 2020-03-26 01:58 

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[ Fresno ]

City and County of Fresno partner up to address homelessness during Coronavirus pandemic...

The City and County of Fresno are working closely together, and the other 14 cities within Fresno County are also involved in that collaboration. Madera County is working with Fresno County as well. Fresno County District 5 Supervisor Nathan Magsig says t...

 2020-03-26 00:02 

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[ Fresno ]

CHP Buttonwillow delivered food and water to seniors in the community...

CHP Buttonwillow said they had the pleasure of delivering food and water to seniors who are sheltered at home. According to CHP, the food was donated by laborers of the harvest and the water was donated by the officers of Buttonwillow CHP. The department ...

 2020-03-25 23:58 

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[ Fresno ]

Sanger winery selling alcohol for hand sanitizer...

A Sanger winery wants to help you make your own hand sanitizer. Gibson winery is selling the key ingredient one gallon at a time. General Manager Jeff Daniel says the company has a distillery that creates a batch of 189 to 191 proof alcohol. "We typic...

 2020-03-25 23:48 

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[ Fresno ]

Health officials confirm 7th case of coronavirus in Madera County...

The Madera County Department of Public Health has confirmed one new case of coronavirus in the county. Health officials are working to figure out where the person caught the virus from. As of March 25, there are currently seven total confirmed cases in Ma...

 2020-03-25 23:18 

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[ Fresno ]

Sen. Kamala Harris wants release of federal prison inmates considered COVID-19 at-risk...

Under the terms of a bill, co-sponsored by Sen. Kamala Harris, (D)-California, thousands of federal prison inmates in California, and around the United States, would get released into "community supervision outside of prison" if they fall into one...

 2020-03-25 20:33 

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[ Fresno ]

PG&E's falling stock price worries fire victims eyeing deal...

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The stock market turmoil triggered by the coronavirus pandemic is raising worries that Pacific Gas & Electric's $13. 5 billion settlement with victims of catastrophic wildfires may be worth far less by the time the beleag...

 2020-03-25 20:23 

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[ Fresno ]

Gov. Newsom: 4 major banks agree to 90-day waiver on mortgage payments...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says four of the nation's largest banks have agreed to temporarily suspend mortgage payments for those affected by the coronavirus. Wells Fargo, US Bank, Citi and JP Morgan Chase have all agreed to waive mortgage payments ...

 2020-03-25 16:26 

KMPH

[ Fresno ]

Chukchansi to become food distribution center during coronavirus pandemic...

Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino announced it would be temporarily closed as a precautionary measure because of the coronavirus pandemic beginning on Friday, March 20th. On Wednesday, the resort announced it is becoming an official food distribution center...

 2020-03-25 15:46 

KMPH

[ Fresno ]

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks closed to visitors...

Effective immediately, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks will be closed to all park visitors until further notice. California Highway 180 will remain open for pass-through traffic to access Giant Sequoia National Monument and private property. All o...

 2020-03-25 15:24 

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[ Fresno ]

Northwest Bakersfield family creates "positivity posters" to uplift the community...

It safe to say we could all use a bit of positive news during this pandemic. The Robertson family is doing their part is making sure the community feels as encouraged as they do, by creating posters with positive messages on them. While self-isolating at ...

 2020-03-25 11:45 

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[ Fresno ]

Train hits semi loaded with sports drinks in southeast Fresno Co....

A train hit a big rig loaded with sports drinks in southeast Fresno Co. after the semi became stuck on a set of railroad tracks early Wednesday. FOX26 News spoke to the driver of a big rig, who said he called for help after his landing gear got stuck on t...

 2020-03-25 05:16 

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[ Fresno ]

Fresno Rescue Mission puts guests on 'lock-down' to protect from Coronavirus...

Governor Gavin Newsom says the homeless are one of the groups most vulnerable to the spread of COVID-19. Governor Newsom approved $150 million for local emergency homeless agencies, but the Fresno Rescue Mission won't be getting a dime of that. The mi...

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