Minor injuries reported after SUV hits tree near Four Corners

FOUR CORNERS — A driver escaped serious injury after plowing into a tree in the Four Corners area of State Routes 89 and 299, about four miles west of Burney. The solo-vehicle, minor-injury accident happened after the SUV reportedly suffered a mechanical malfunction, early Friday evening, Nov. 9. LEADING THE BURNEY AND INTERMOUNTAIN AREA HEADLINES: Officials searching for driver after […]

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Pair nabbed driving stolen truck in Hemet

HEMET — A pair driving a stolen pickup truck chose the wrong day to drive through the city of Hemet earlier this afternoon, passing through just as countless officers and deputies were leaving the scene of an hours-long barricaded standoff that ended when the alleged gunman shot himself in the head. The couple was stopped on Florida Ave. near Inez […]

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More details and video emerge, HPD asks for parents’ help, after brawl at Hemet’s THS

UPDATE: Friday, Nov. 9, 4:30 p.m. See original and updated story and photos below. HEMET — In the wake of yet another huge school brawl that led to massive, city-wide responses to three San Jacinto valley high schools in as many months officials are asking parents to get involved and have “meaningful conversations” with their children about conflict resolution and […]

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UPDATE: SJ man arrested after multi-agency EBT fraud investigation involving popular Hemet market

UPDATED: Wednesday, Nov. 7 4 p.m. See original story, photos, and live video from the scene of raids below. HEMET — Hemet PD has released additional information about two multi-agency raids related to what one official called a “particularly despicable” EBT fraud he said left tax payers as the true victims. Orlando Ontivero-Angulo, 39, of San Jacinto was arrested this […]

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Three hospitalized after Menifee head-on crash

MENIFEE — Three people were injured including one who suffered critical injuries, in a two vehicle, head-on crash in Menifee Sunday evening, Nov. 4. The crash that sent all three victims to the hospital happened at the intersection of Sun City Blvd and Murrieta Rd. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Details sparse after Idyllwild wreck that killed girl, 15 – […]

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Off-duty deputy apprehends hit and run suspect after Hemet 3-car wreck

HEMET — An off-duty sheriff’s deputy was instrumental in apprehending a hit and run suspect who fled after crashing into two cars in Hemet earlier tonight, Saturday, Nov. 3. One victim was hospitalized after the wrecks and the man who fled the scene is suspected of being under the influence and was later arrested. The three-vehicle crash happened on E. […]

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No injuries reported after solo-vehicle Hemet rollover

HEMET — Two people escaped injury when a Hemet driver lost control of a sedan and the vehicle overturned earlier today. The accident happened Friday, Nov. 2, on W. Stetson Ave. between Palm Ave. and Gilbert St., less than 150 yards from Hemet Fire Station #2. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Pursuit ends with violent crash, gas line rupture, evacuations – […]

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Officers flood into Hemet park after man with gun reported, one arrested

HEMET — Families and children enjoying a Halloween afternoon at Hemet’s Mary Henley Park were sent scrambling for safety when more than a half-dozen officers flooded into the park after receiving reports of a man with a gun at the location. A Hemet area community news reporting group captured video of the tense incident, which they later shared online with […]

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UPDATE: SJ man, 20, ID’d after fiery head-on wreck

UPDATED: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 11:20 a.m. See original story, photos, and video below. SAN JACINTO — Officials have identified a man who died in a fiery head-on crash into a San Jacinto tree yesterday morning, Tuesday, Oct. 30. The deadly crash happened on N. Alessandro St., south of Ramona Expressway. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials identified 20-year-old, San Jacinto resident, Jacob […]

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Teens “lucky to be aliveā€ after Hwy 79 head-on DUI crash

WINCHESTER — Witnesses say two teens are lucky to be alive after the pair were involved in a head-on crash with a repo truck towing a third vehicle in the unincorporated community of Winchester last night. The tremendous impact ripped the entire front of the teens’ sedan off and sheared the motor from the car – launching both the heavy […]

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