Suspected DUI crash turns out to be medical crisis

HEMET — Reports of a suspected drunk driver who was seen careening through Hemet’s Seven Hills community this afternoon turned out to be a man who paramedics believe suffered a diabetes-related medical crisis. Officers dispatched to the senior-living community found the semi-conscious driver inside his truck, after it had reportedly smashed into several vehicles and other stationary objects, before becoming […]

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New Redding Municipal Code allows city-wide “Quality of Life” enforcement sweep

REDDING — Although a controversial court decision out of Idaho last October forced Redding Police Department to temporarily suspend their enforcement of Redding Municipal Codes related to camping on public and private property, City of Redding officials worked on and developed a new camping ordinance which conforms to current case law. The new camping ordinance was approved by Redding’s City Council […]

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Search for missing Idyllwild man, 62, ongoing

IDYLLWILD — With overnight temperatures that dropped into the high-teens and tonight’s forecast calling for temperatures in the very low 20s, search efforts for a critical at-risk, missing Idyllwild man are continuing today. Officials have asked for the public’s help, after family members reported the 62-year-old missing Tuesday, Feb. 19. The missing man suffers from multiple medical conditions and requires […]

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UPDATE: Rescue efforts praised after horse and rider pulled from muddy sinkhole

TEMECULA — A horse is “doing great” today after firefighters, an animal sanctuary, and other volunteers, worked together to rescue the mare after it spent several hours stuck and buried up to her belly in a marshy, mud-filled sinkhole in Temecula, Saturday, Feb. 16. Despite spending hours stuck in the sinkhole, thanks to her rescuers care and efforts, the horse […]

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UPDATE: Search ongoing for Riverside sex assault suspect

UPDATED: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m., With additional details. RIVERSIDE — Detectives are continuing to search for a sexual predator and have asked for the public’s help in identifying a man they allege sexually assaulted a woman at a Riverside park Thursday morning, Feb. 14. The reported incident happened near the dead-end of the 5000 block of Tequesquite Ave. along […]

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Local FF’s praised for kindness shown injured woman, dog, during medical aid call

RIVERSIDE — The jobs firefighters regularly perform are often so extraordinary they are rarely recognized for the sometimes small, but kind, things they do on a daily basis. But one such small and random act of kindness by City of Riverside firefighters today is getting attention in a big way today after officials went “above and beyond the call of […]

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Rock-throwing woman arrested after attacking SCSO K-9

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — An allegedly intoxicated and rock-throwing woman who fought with officers was apprehended after violently attacking two deputies and a sheriff’s K-9 early Sunday morning, Feb. 17. According to sheriff’s officials, the woman repeatedly punched and tried to bite the police service dog during yesterday’s bizarre incident, which happened on the railroad crossing above Shasta Dam […]

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Hit and run driver flees after critically injuring MV teen

MORENO VALLEY — A teen suffered severe head trauma and is in critical condition after a hit and run in Moreno Valley early Saturday evening, Feb. 16. The driver who hit the boy did not stop to render aid and left the critically injured victim in the roadway after the accident, which happened in the 22600 block of Cottonwood Ave., […]

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Girl Scout selling cookies outside Redding Walmart sexually assaulted

REDDING — Reports that a man groped a young girl outside a Redding Walmart kicked off an intense manhunt Saturday afternoon, Feb. 16. Despite an hours-long search that involved multiple law enforcement agencies, a police K-9, and a CHP spotter plane, authorities were unable to locate the alleged suspect. Officials are now asking for the public’s help identifying and locating […]

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Skydivers plummet onto Elsinore roof after mid-air collision

LAKE ELSINORE — Two skydivers were hospitalized after a mid-air collision sent the pair plummeting onto the roof of a Lake Elsinore building yesterday afternoon, Saturday, Feb. 16. Yesterday’s accident happened in an industrial business complex in the 20000 block of Cereal St., which runs adjacent to Skylark Field Airport where Skydive Elsinore operates. One area resident who witnessed the […]

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