Cory James
Cory James joined the ABC30 Action News team as a general assignment reporter in January 2016.

Before moving to Fresno, Cory was a reporter/fill-in anchor based in the northern Santa Barbara County bureau for KEYT-TV and KCOY-TV. His first story involved reporting on the Isla Vista mass shooting that killed six people and injured more than a dozen others around the University of California, Santa Barbara campus.

Cory graduated from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. While in school, he interned for CNN and WSB-TV in Atlanta.

Originally from Georgia, Cory is excited to make California home. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Cory loves to cook, travel and volunteer with local organizations.

A man locked himself inside a West Central Fresno motel room and fired shots at officers.
Sunglasses, hats, and drinks were not enough to keep people cool on a triple-digit day with several major events.
Despite the heat and the smoke, thousands of people packed Chukchansi Park Thursday for the 8th Annual Taco Truck Throwdown.
On Friday the 13th, 13 people toured the Hanford Carnegie Museum on an investigation led by the Porterville Ghost Society, a group skilled in looking for ghosts, spirits and elementals.
The Fresno Police Department says a man in his 30s was stabbed in the front yard of a home near Cecelia and McKinley on Friday afternoon.