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Holy Fire officially declared fully contained

LAKE ELSINORE - The Holy Fire, which burned 23,136 acres and destroyed 18 cabins or homes in Orange and Riverside counties, was 100 percent contained as of Thursday, Sept. 13. Crews achieved full containment of the blaze Thursday a... — Updated 9/14/2018 Full story

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Police: Man talked down from Rancho California Road bridge

TEMECULA - A man who was threatening to jump from a bridge over Interstate 15 in Temecula today prompted authorities to partially close the freeway, causing a major traffic jam extending into San Diego County, until first... — Updated 9/14/2018 Full story

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Pursuit ends in crash, arrests in Temecula

Temecula Police Department reported that a police pursuit that began when robbery suspects led officers on a vehicle pursuit in San Marcos that ended in a crash into two cars and... — Updated 9/15/2018 Full story


Officials say rattlesnake season isn't quite over yet

RIVERSIDE - Several recent rattlesnake encounters -- including one during which a juvenile rattler bit a man -- reinforce the need for Riverside County residents to remain alert to the presence of the venomous snakes, which remain... — Updated 9/14/2018 Full story


Blaze damages two houses in Perris

PERRIS - A fire that erupted on Thursday, Sept. 13, at a Perris home and spread to a neighboring residence damaged both properties but did not leave anyone injured. The blaze was reported at 1:20 p.m. in the 1500 block of Ranch... — Updated 9/14/2018 Full story


Board creates reserved parking for wounded vets at county building

RIVERSIDE - The Board of Supervisors ordered that a parking stall at the Riverside County Administrative Center be reserved for use by former and active-duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have been awarded Purple Hearts,... — Updated 9/15/2018 Full story


Motorist hurled through SUV window during MoVal crash

MORENO VALLEY - A motorist was ejected through the front windshield of his SUV on Thursday, Sept. 13, in a two-vehicle collision at a Moreno Valley intersection. The crash happened about noon at Meridian Parkway and Van Buren... — Updated 9/15/2018 Full story

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City targets abandoned cars on Hemet streets

HEMET - Cars abandoned on Hemet streets won't be there for long anymore as the city inaugurates a program to curb blight, it was announced on Thursday, Sept. 13. "Operation Eyesore'' will get underway before the end of the month... — Updated 9/15/2018 Full story


Caltrans warns Cranston Fire burn area residents of mudslide risks

IDYLLWILD - Caltrans officials warned residents living in the burn area of the Cranston Fire that scorched more than 13,000 acres in the San Bernardino National Forest last month to take heed of possible mudslides and other debris... — Updated 9/15/2018 Full story

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Motorcyclist killed in Perris crash

PERRIS - A motorcyclist died after he crashed into a vehicle that was crossing traffic to pull into a business driveway, authorities said on Saturday, Sept. 15. The crash was reported at 7:04 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, on West Fourth... — Updated 9/16/2018

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Man found dead in vehicle in Perris

PERRIS - A man was found dead inside of a vehicle in Perris early in the morning of Sunday, Sept. 16, and detectives were investigating the death as a homicide. Deputies found the man after responding an assault with a deadly... — Updated 9/16/2018 Full story

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Moreno Valley man wanted in shooting death in Perris

PERRIS - A man was found dead inside of a vehicle in Perris early morning on Sunday, Sept. 16, and detectives were searching for a 29-year-old Moreno Valley man suspected in this... — Updated 9/16/2018 Full story

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Two car crash in Anza requires extrication

ANZA - One person was airlifted to a hospital following a two-car crash in Anza on the morning of Monday, Sept. 17. The crash happened just after 7 a.m. at Bautista Road and state Route 371, according to April Newman of the... — Updated 9/17/2018 Full story

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Bicyclist hit by SUV on Hemet street

HEMET - A 65-year-old bicyclist was critically injured on Monday, Sept. 17 when he was struck by an SUV in Hemet. The victim, whose name was not released, was hit about 6:40 a.m. on Florida Avenue, near Palm Avenue, according to... — Updated 9/17/2018 Full story

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Man suspected of gunning down Perris resident arrested

PERRIS - A man suspected of fatally shooting a 26-year-old Perris resident during a confrontation over the weekend was arrested today in Ontario. Enrique Alberto Lazaro Valencia, 29... — Updated 9/18/2018 Full story


'Game of Thrones,' 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' top Emmy awards

LOS ANGELES - HBO's "Game of Thrones'' was back on its throne as television's best drama series Monday night, having won the Emmy for the third time in four years following a one-year absence from eligibility, while Amazon's "The... — Updated 9/18/2018 Full story


Fire department's indirect costs to be shared among cities, county

RIVERSIDE - The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Sept. 18, authorized the Riverside County Fire Department to recoup an estimated $54.34 million from cities and the county in the current fiscal year to operate the agency's... — Updated 9/18/2018 Full story


Julie Chen leaves 'The Talk'

STUDIO CITY - Julie Chen, wife of former CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves, confirmed on Tuesday that she is walking away from her role as a co-host of the network's daytime talk show "The Talk.'' "I need to spend more time at home with... — Updated 9/18/2018 Full story


County disaster mitigation plan passes muster

RIVERSIDE - Riverside County supervisors signed off Tuesday, Sept. 18 on a plan drawn up by the Emergency Management Department and designed to ensure that the county, cities, federal and state agencies are working together... — Updated 9/18/2018 Full story

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Menifee man accused of sexually assaulting Murrieta boy multiple times arraigned

RIVERSIDE - A convicted sex offender accused of sexually assaulting a Murrieta boy and arranging for other men to do the same pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, Sept. 18 to felony charges. David Everett Leibowitz, 40, of Menifee was ar... — Updated 9/18/2018 Full story

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Crash kills three near Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE - Three people were killed today in a two-car head-on crash just east of Lake Elsinore. A gold-colored Honda sedan and a silver sedan collided in the middle of state... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Canyon Lake man who shot friend with shotgun sentenced

RIVERSIDE - A 22-year-old Canyon Lake man who fatally blasted his best friend with a shotgun in what the prosecution contended was a case of intimate feelings gone sour was... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Fire burns trailer, storage facility in Aguanga

AGUANGA - A fire that broke out today on an Aguanga property damaged a utility trailer and storage unit but did not cause any injuries. The blaze was reported at 1:10 p.m. in the 42200 block of Wilson Valley Road, between Gene and... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

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Trial date set for man accused of gunning down Elsinore store clerk

MURRIETA - A Nov. 30 trial date was confirmed on Friday, Sept. 7 for a man accused of gunning down a 47-year-old Lake Elsinore store clerk and trying to shoot another person during... — Updated 9/8/2018 Full story

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Two Temecula women, one Riverside woman killed in crash

LAKE ELSINORE - The Riverside County coroner's office on Sunday, Sept. 9 publicly identified the three women killed when two cars crashed head-on east of Lake Elsinore. Tatiana... — Updated 9/9/2018 Full story


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