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One killed, one injured in head-on crash near San Jacinto

One person was killed and a second person hospitalized Saturday, Aug. 10, with injuries suffered in a head-on crash between a semi truck and a vehicle in the unincorporated Lakeview area of Riverside County near San Jacinto. Danny... — Updated 8/16/2019

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Board has first glance at proposed 'Good Neighbor Policy' for developers

Riverside County supervisors completed their initial assessment of a proposed “Good Neighbor Policy” during its Aug. 6 regular meeting. Should the policy be approved, it would establish criteria to gauge the compatibility of wa... — Updated 8/16/2019

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Supervisors OK purchasing plan for sheriff's $12.5 million chopper

Despite disagreement on the down payment, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors have approved a procurement plan for the newest and largest helicopter to be added to the Riverside County sheriff’s fleet during its Tuesday,... — Updated 8/16/2019

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Temperatures expected to cool off this weekend before more heat arrives

Temperatures will drop slightly today throughout Riverside County, but more heat is expected early next week, according to the National Weather Service. A trough of low pressure will move inland today and replace a high pressure... — Updated 8/16/2019

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Chargers to conduct joint practices with saints

COSTA MESA - The Chargers will conduct joint practices with the New Orleans Saints today and Friday in Costa Mesa, their final practices of 2019 open to the public. Both practices... — Updated 8/16/2019

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Fentanyl, other drugs seized, four arrested in Hemet

HEMET - Four men were arrested at two residences during a drug bust in Hemet, police said. Law enforcement officials from various agencies on Thursday, Aug. 15 served a search warrant at a home in the 200 block of North Hamilton Av... — Updated 8/18/2019

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Two people killed at least six injured in Gilman Springs crash

GILMAN SPRINGS - Two people were killed and least six people were injured on Sunday, Aug. 18 in a two-vehicle head-on crash in Gilman Hills, authorities said. The crash on Gilman Springs Road, west of Sanderson Avenue, occurred... — Updated 8/19/2019

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One killed, three injured in highway collision near Hemet

HEMET - One person was fatally injured and three others were hurt on Monday, Aug. 19 in a two-car crash just west of Hemet. The California Highway Patrol reported that two cars... — Updated 8/19/2019

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Motorcyclist struck, killed by suspected drunk driver from Menifee

FALLBROOK - A motorcyclist was struck from behind and killed by a suspected drunk driver from Menifee on the Interstate 15 freeway in Fallbrook around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 on northbound I-15, south of Mission Road,... — Updated 8/19/2019

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San Jacinto man killed after crashing Corvette into power pole

HEMET - An investigation was continuing into the death of a 21-year-old man who was behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Corvette that slammed into a utility pole in Hemet on Sunday,... — Updated 8/19/2019

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Man suspected of creating fake credit card, making purchases at resort

LAKE ELSINORE - A 37-year-old man suspected of manufacturing credit cards and stealing a Lake Elsinore resident's identity to make purchases at a local RV resort was being held in... — Updated 8/19/2019

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Riverside County continues to heat up, peak of heat wave expected Wednesday

RIVERSIDE - Riverside County will continue to heat up on Tuesday, Aug. 20 before the worst of the heat wave arrives on Wednesday. A high-pressure system building over the southwest will bring warmer temperatures each day until... — Updated 8/20/2019


Final tributes paid to fallen CHP officer

RIVERSIDE - A 34-year-old California Highway Patrol officer gunned down by a convicted felon during a traffic stop was remembered on Tuesday, Aug. 20 as a fun-loving, high-spirited... — Updated 8/20/2019

 By City News Service    Anza 

Thousands of marijuana plants seized in Aguanga

AGUANGA (CNS) - A half-dozen people were arrested and several tons of illicitly grown marijuana were seized when the Riverside County Sheriff's Department served search warrants in... — Updated 8/20/2019


Woman, boyfriend admit killing baby found adjacent to freeway in Corona

RIVERSIDE - An 18-year-old from Corona and his girlfriend who killed their newborn daughter and dumped her remains near Interstate 15 both pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Aug. 20 to murder. Joshua Tyler Benson and Shawna Joelle... — Updated 8/20/2019

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Residents warned to be alert to scam seeking 'bond' payments via phone

Con artists claiming to be government agents are contacting Riverside County residents seeking payments over the phone for “bonds” issued because of fraudulent activity, and sheriff’s officials warned call recipients not to... — Updated 8/8/2019

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County's veteran hiring policy helps more than 70 land jobs

A policy aimed at enhancing employment opportunities in Riverside County government for military veterans and their families helped more than 70 former service members land county jobs in the past year, officials said recently. In... — Updated 8/8/2019


Pechanga tribe, Los Angeles Rams form partnership

Pechanga Resort Casino is the Los Angeles Rams' preferred Indian gaming enterprise, under a cross-promotional partnership approved Friday, Aug. 2, by the sports franchise and... — Updated 8/8/2019


Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in Homeland

HEMET - Authorities on Friday, Aug. 9 were looking for a driver who struck and killed an 85-year-old pedestrian in a hit-and-run west of Hemet, the California Highway Patrol said. It happened at about 8:20 p.m. Thursday on State... — Updated 8/9/2019


Deputies find man dead after he holed up in Menifee home

MENIFEE - A mentally disturbed man who allegedly committed an assault was found dead hours after he refused to come out of his house in Menifee on Wednesday, Aug. 7, sparking a standoff with sheriff's deputies who feared he might... — Updated 8/9/2019

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Hemet man who repeatedly molested and impregnate girl gets 230 years

RIVERSIDE - A Hemet man was sentenced on Friday, Aug. 9 to 230 years behind bars for sexually assaulting a young girl dozens of times over a three-year period and eventually... — Updated 8/11/2019

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One person killed, another injured in Ramona Expressway crash

SAN JACINTO - One person was killed and another suffered moderate injuries on Monday, Aug. 12 in a head-on collision on the Ramona Expressway in San Jacinto, authorities said. It was reported at 4:30 a.m. on the expressway at... — Updated 8/12/2019


California Highway Patrolman, gunman killed in gunfight near Riverside freeway

RIVERSIDE - An investigation was continuing into what police called a "long and horrific gun battle'' in south Riverside that left a California Highway Patrol officer dead, two... — Updated 8/13/2019

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Man accused of torturing girlfriend in brutal park attack in Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE - A man suspected of brutally attacking his girlfriend in a park along the shore of Lake Elsinore was in custody on Tuesday, Aug. 13, deputies said. Riverside County... — Updated 8/13/2019

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Trial delayed for Rep. Duncan Hunter over allegations of campaign fund misuse

SAN DIEGO - A federal judge in San Diego on Tuesday, Aug. 13 pushed back Rep. Duncan Hunter's trial for alleged misuse of $250,000 in campaign funds until early next year. U.S.... — Updated 8/13/2019


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