Devin Fehely

DEVIN FEHELYDevin Fehely is an Emmy award winning general assignment reporter/MMJ for KPIX 5.

Before joining KPIX 5 Devin was at WXIA in Atlanta where spent four years reporting. During that time, he won numerous awards, including three Murrow Awards and the Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Investigative Journalism from the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) for a series of stories that helped free a wrongfully convicted man.

Prior to WXIA, Devin reported for WAGA in Atlanta, WDSU in New Orleans, KSBW in Monterey and KNTV in San Jose.

Devin is a native of San Jose. He studied journalism at San Jose State and received a BA in psychology from Brown University. Devin makes his home in San Jose.

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Crews Remove Giant Reeds Along Coyote Creek For Flood Prevention

Concerns over flooding that overwhelmed the banks of the Coyote Creek in the South Bay eight months ago has led officials to clear out vegetation as a preventive measure.


Tech Exec Relents, Opens Public Access To Martins Beach Near Half Moon Bay

After nearly 10 years, it appears Bay Area surfers and beach enthusiasts have finally won the battle over access to Martins Beach on the Peninsula.


Palo Alto School Superintendent Resigns Amid Controversies

n embattled Bay Area school superintendent is stepping down after months of scandals ranging from budget flubs to the handling of a sexual assault case.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/27/2017

Hayward Aims To Stop Speeding Traffic From Hurting The Downtown

To put pedestrian and cyclist safety first, Hayward plans to tinker with stoplights to slow down commuters going through downtown.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/20/2017

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SKYDRONE 5: Majestic Mount Umunhum Opens To The Public

The ribbon-cutting ceremony high atop Mount Umunhum was a moment more than three decades in the making.


Silicon Valley CEO Says Skip The Bay Bridge, Consider Taking A Flying Motorcycle

It may look like something straight out of Star Wars, but flying motorcycles are almost here.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/19/2017

Couple Invents Drone To Remove Graffiti Remotely

San Jose seems confident they’ll eventually be able to bring their graffiti removal costs down by sending a drone up.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/13/2017

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Submarine Drone Lets Pilots Play Cousteau Without Getting Wet

Blueye’s underwater drone can descend 500 feet below the surface and features a powerful, on-board light so you can record video in what otherwise would be total darkness.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/08/2017

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BART’s South Bay Expansion Triggers Milpitas Housing Boom

Santa Clara County’s history-making first BART train won’t rumble down the track until sometime next summer, but the foundation has already been laid for a massive construction boom that’s poised to transform the transit corridor.


The field is cleared before the start of the game between San Francisco 49ers against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Santa Clara. The field is cleared before the start of the game between San Francisco 49ers against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Santa Clara. (Don Feria/Getty Images)

Levi’s Stadium Audit Intensifies Tussle Between Santa Clara and 49ers

A brand new audit is fueling more bad blood between the city of Santa Clara and the 49ers. The city insists the team owes them money.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/24/2017

North Bay Diner Owner Fights Prejudice With Good Grub

VIDEO: Theresa & Johnny’s Restaurant in San Rafael donate all the money from a very busy Saturday to the Southern Poverty Law Center in response to last week’s turmoil in Charlottesville. Devin Fehely reports…


Multi-Million Dollar Home Sales Spiking In Santa Clara County

According to a new report, sales of multi-million dollar homes on the Peninsula and in the South Bay have spiked since last year.


Longtime Santa Cruz County Boy Scout Camp To Become Pot Grow

A camp tucked away deep in the Santa Cruz Mountains that has served generations of Boy Scouts is set to have a new beginning as a medical marijuana grow site.


Exclusive Los Altos Restaurant Caters To Silicon Valley Elite

A famous chef recently opened up a secret restaurant in the South Bay that caters to some of the wealthiest people in the world with meals starting at nearly $400 a head.


San Jose Hands Out Illegal Fireworks Fines Without Providing Proof

Illegal fireworks lit up the sky over San Jose over the Fourth of July weekend, and now city authorities are issuing fines to people they believe shot off those illegal fireworks.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/01/2017

San Jose Orders Volunteers To Stop Feeding The Homeless

It’s hard to believe, but San Jose is threatening to crack down on people feeding the homeless at a popular downtown San Jose park.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/25/2017

South Bay Mail Truck Break Ins Lead To Warnings For Residents

A rash of mail truck break-ins in the South Bay has led to a warning for hundreds of residents to check their bank and credit card accounts for any activity linked to the stolen mail.


San Jose Police Dog Bites 1-Year-Old Girl

A San Jose family wants justice after a police canine bit their one-year-old girl.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/20/2017

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San Jose Woman Dies After 150-Foot Fall From Davenport Cliff

A 20-year-old San Jose woman died Monday after she fell about 150 feet from a cliff in Davenport, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.


Giant Sequoia National Monument Could Be Reduced To Allow Logging

The Trump administration is considering a plan to shrink Giant Sequoia National Monument by more than two-thirds, and the plan has found some unlikely allies.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/11/2017

Suspect In Sacramento County Deputy Shooting Has Ties To Bay Area Double Murder

The man arrested for shooting a Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy in the face has a violent history, including ties to a double murder in Mountain View.


Despite Fire Danger, Eucalyptus Trees Still Thrive In Bay Area

While the non-native eucalyptus tree can be found growing all over in the Bay Area, the plant also raises concerns because it is known to help fuel wildfires.


Political, Legal Battles Brew Over Public Access To Martins Beach

Tech billionaire Vinod Khosla’s right to bar the public from Martins Beach is being challenged legally, and politically.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/13/2017

Life-Saving Heliport Coming Back To A Peninsula Hospital

Helicopters will once again airlift patients to Mills-Peninsula Medical Center to be treated for conditions like strokes or heart attacks.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/07/2017

San Jose Considers Increasing Restrictions On ICE Agents

Officials in San Jose is considering beefing up its own sanctuary city policy with a proposal that would cuts almost all ties with federal ICE agents.


Over 100 Million Dead Trees Pose Wildfire Threat In California

A tiny pest is turning lush forests into tinderboxes.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/02/2017

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Big Sur Slide Buries Highway 1, Transforming California Shoreline

The massive weekend rock slide that buried a stretch of Highway 1 in the Mud Creek area south of Big Sur has reshaped the shoreline.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/25/2017

U2’s Joshua Tree Concert Breaks Curfew In Santa Clara

Thousands of rock fans will be attending Wednesday night’s big U2 concert as the band celebrates the 30th anniversary of their iconic Joshua Tree album by playing the record in its entirety, but there is a chance the plug could get pulled if the show goes too late.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/17/2017

Milpitas City Manager Accused Of Using Public Funds For Personal Bills

The Milpitas City Manager is being accused of using public money to pay for his personal legal bills.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/16/2017

Santa Cruz Needs A Plan To Deal With Seawall Erosion

State officials are losing patience over erosion on a stretch of Santa Cruz coastline.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/04/2017

Protesters Fighting For Racial Tolerance Hold Sit-In At UC Santa Cruz

A group of University of California at Santa Cruz students have taken over an administration building.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/03/2017

California’s Rainy Winter Likely To Give Mosquito Populations A Boost

After years of drought the mosquito population is poised to make a comeback — with a vengeance.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/19/2017

Huge Sinkhole Opens Behind Pinole Retirement Home

An enormous sinkhole has opened up on a street in Pinole and is threatening a large retirement community.


Tesla Pays Employees To Bike To Work After Slew Of Parking Problems

A Tesla spokesperson said the company is urging employees to use public transportation, use their private shuttles and is even paying employees to ride their bikes to work.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/12/2017

Conservative Writer David Horowitz’s Talk At UC Berkeley Cancelled Due To Security Concerns

UC Berkeley Republicans canceled an upcoming appearance by conservative thinker David Horowitz.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/11/2017

Suspect Linked To Nearly 20 Year Old Salinas Cold Case

Authorities in Monterey County on Thursday announced pending charges against a suspect in a decades-old kidnapping and murder case.


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A Video Game May Help Children With ADD

A pioneering study at UCSF is testing to see if playing a video game they designed could help children with ADD and similar disorders.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/05/2017

Queer Gym In Oakland Offers Judgment-Free Fitness To LGBT Community

Queer Gym In Oakland Offers Judgment-Free Fitness To LGBT Community

VIDEO: Business is booming at a unique fitness center in Oakland. Devin Fehely reports.


East Bay Food-Tech Startup Creates Lab-Grown Chicken

Chickens may no longer need to cross the road before they end up on your dinner plate. Instead of coming from a farm, a Bay Area startup is developing the futuristic meat in a lab.


Before/After Views of San Luis Reservoir

SkyDrone 5 Shows Remarkable Comeback For San Luis Reservoir

San Luis Reservoir, one of the state’s largest, was also one of its driest. What a difference one winter can make.