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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Officers thwart Hemet Jail escape attempt

UPDATE: Friday, Oct. 26, 11:50 a.m. See original story, photos and video below. HEMET — Officials have identified a man who first attempted to escape from Hemet Jail and later fought with officers and hospital staff at Hemet Valley Hospital. SEE ALSO: Officers save woman who hanged herself at Hemet Jail After a request for information about the two violent […]

Read more

Teen hospitalized after large Banning apartment complex brawl, shooting

BANNING — Officials are searching for a gunman after a teen was shot during what witnesses described as an “out of control brawl” at a Banning apartment complex early Wednesday evening, Oct 24. The fight and shooting that left a 16-year-old with a non-fatal gunshot wound happened at the Peppertree Apartments, between E. Nicolet and E. Williams streets, and west […]

Read more

UPDATE: 4 juveniles, 1 adult, arrested after wild WVHS melee that caused city-wide response

UPDATED: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m. See original story, photos, and videos below. HEMET — Officials have begun releasing information about a wild melee that happened today at Hemet’s West Valley High School and Hemet PD reported this evening that four people, including four juvenile and one adult, were arrested and later booked on a variety of charges related to […]

Read more

Man in grave condition after Beaumont shooting

BEAUMONT — A man is in critical condition after he was found shot in Beaumont early Monday morning, Oct. 15. The shooting happened near McDonalds, in the area of 5th St. and Beaumont Ave. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Lake Elsinore teen ID’d after fatal crash into telephone pole Man’s lifeless body found on bench at Eastvale Gateway South Man in […]

Read more

Man suffers critical injuries after hit by Banning train

BANNING — Officials are investigating after a man was struck by a train in Banning this morning, Wednesday, Oct. 10. According to witnesses, one man was detained and questioned at the scene of the major-injury accident, which happened on the tracks near San Gorgonio Ave. That person was later released. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATED: CHP reporting major injuries after […]

Read more

Citizens chase & detain trio after Hemet gas theft leads to hit and run, three arrested

HEMET — Three people were arrested this morning, Friday, Oct. 5, after citizens who witnessed the trio stealing gas from a landscape crew working at a Hemet gas station chased the trio while reporting the theft to officials. The fleeing sedan eventually lost control and plowed nearly head-on into a van, at which time two of the three alleged suspects […]

Read more
1 2 3 7