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Matt Mendes

Tucson, AZ
Weekend Anchor and Reporter, CBS 47 and KSEE 24 — KGPE-TV (Fresno, CA)

CBS47 weekend anchor/weekday reporter. I also report for KSEE 24 during the week. Former 911 dispatcher for FSO

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I am a news reporter in Tucson, Arizona. I cover all kinds of stories but have a passion for investigative reporting.
I am highly competitive when it comes to gathering stories and getting exclusives.
A graduate of Fresno State University, I earned my bachelor's in mass communications and journal...

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Jul 27, 2017

Exclusive: Body cam video shows police chase in Hanford. Police say the driver is linked to auto theft crime spree 

Jul 27, 2017

An eyewitness news viewer sent us photo of police shooting in Avenal. We are LIVE from the scene at 11pm @CBS47

Jul 27, 2017

Police body cam video shows aftermath of chase involving alleged stolen car. Police say it's tied to a bigger crime spree. @CBS47 at 11pm.

Jul 26, 2017

Humberto Mireles is 1 of 8 arrested in multi-county auto theft spree. His incredible capture caught on camera @CBS47

Jul 26, 2017

Madera County DA is fighting to keep an arsonist behind bars. 

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Assignment editor

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People are getting their news a lot faster. But you must be careful, sometimes people on Facebook or Twitter spread rumors.