Anza woman airlifted with “severe” injuries after mauled by 3 pit bulls, owner arrested

ANZA — A woman attacked by three dogs while reportedly hanging laundry on her own rural Anza property was airlifted in critical condition with injuries officials have described as “severe.” Images of the three dogs later released by Riverside County Animal Services showed one of the trio with blood stains covering its head and snout, and splashed across its chest. […]

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Enjoy a few laughs with Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 12/13

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – New Year’s is coming and it’s time to make your resolution. Are you going to start going to the gym, eat better, maybe keep it simple and just try and make better choices? #babysteps #abetteryou Whatever your resolution is, having goals is a good thing. #motivation #settingpersonalrecords Just remember to pace yourself. Being arrested twice in […]

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UPDATE: Two men shot in Lake Elsinore suffer “life-threatening injuries”

UPDATED: Saturday, Dec. 15, 3:30 p.m. See original story and photos below. LAKE ELSINORE — Sheriff’s officials investigating this morning’s shooting of two men have released additional details and information about the shooting, which they say left two victims with “life-threatening injuries.” The double shooting happened at Lakefront Plaza on the 31000 block of Riverside Dr., between Lincoln and Joy […]

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Driver of bus with 35 students crashes, dies, after medical emergency

COACHELLA — A school bus driver who apparently suffered a medical emergency while transporting 35 students later died after bumping into the back of another bus early Friday morning, Dec. 14. This morning’s fatal incident happened in the parking lot of Coachella Valley High School, on the 83800 block of Airport Blvd., according to CHP. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: […]

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Wanted Hemet felon arrested after dangerous pursuit, crash

HEMET — A convicted felon and probationer with warrants for statutory rape and other charges was arrested after a dangerous vehicle pursuit early Wednesday evening, Dec. 12. The thirty minute chase that covered nearly 20 miles wound its way through the cities of Hemet and San Jacinto, as well as several unincorporated areas, including Winchester and Homeland, according to Hemet […]

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Downed power lines in Cassel, Old Station, dividing resources

CASSEL — Emergency and power officials are responding to multiple reports of power lines down in Cassel and Old Station this afternoon, Friday, Dec. 14. The downed live wires in Cassell also reportedly started a small grass and brush fire in front of Cassel post office at 21594 Cassel Rd., between Kern Rd. and Manzanita Way. Hat Creek Resort in […]

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Temecula Embassy Suites announces Toys for Tots collection

TEMECULA – The Embassy Suites by Hilton Temecula Valley Wine Country announced it is an official collection site for this holiday season’s Toys for Tots drive to collect toys to distribute to children in need. LEADING THE TEMECULA AREA HEADLINES: HIG announces $13 million sale of Temecula LA Fitness UPDATE: I-215 re-opened after officials coax suicidal woman to safety UPDATE: Report of “suspicious person” […]

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Despite citizen’s efforts, one confirmed killed in Hemet blaze

HEMET — Officials have confirmed at least one person died in an early morning residential blaze in Hemet Friday, Dec. 14. Area residents who woke to the fire reportedly tried to enter the burning home to save an elderly woman and dog trapped inside the blaze, but were forced back by intense heat and flames. This morning’s deadly fire, which […]

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UPDATE: I-215 re-opened after officials coax suicidal woman to safety

UPDATED: Thursday, Dec. 13, 5:45 p.m. PERRIS — A woman who had been threatening to leap from the Harley Knox overpass onto the I-215 is in protective custody, after officials coaxed the woman to return onto the safe side of the overpass’s fence tonight. The fence the woman had climbed over is intended to discourage people from jumping off the […]

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UPDATE: HVH “emergency” possibly related to nationwide bomb threats

UPDATED: Thursday, Dec. 13, 2:37 p.m., With further details from Hemet PD UPDATED: Thursday, Dec. 13, 3:13 p.m., With additional information from REMSA See original and updated stories below. HEMET — Officials have released further information about this afternoon’s REMSA emergency notification, saying in part, “…officers worked with hospital staff and determined the threat was a hoax.” It is believed […]

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