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.

Tree mortality and heavy winter rain has stopped some campgrounds within the Sierra National Forest from opening.
Emanuel Legere said he heard a big bang Tuesday night when he was smoking a cigarette outside his apartment complex.
The shooting happened outside the Auto Zone near Figarden Drive and Santa Fe Avenue around 3 p.m. Police say both men were rushed to Community Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Around 300 people were forced to evacuate Sunday morning after the Kings River overflowed into the property.
Animal services found 955 birds and small animals in the back of a moving truck in Fresno County, and 18 died because of triple digit heat.