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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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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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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Two-vehicle Hemet wreck sends one to hospital

HEMET — One person sustained minor injuries and was hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash in Hemet this morning, Sunday, Feb 17. The minor-injury collision happened at the intersection of Kirby St. and W. Johnston Ave. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Man killed trying to rescue dog from Hwy 74 in Menifee Parolee charged with elderly Riverside woman’s murder UPDATE: More details […]

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RUSD asks all parents & students to participate in homework survey

RIVERSIDE COUNTY — Riverside Unified School District has asked that all parents with students who attend any of the district’s 50 school facilities participate in the District’s “Homework Practices Survey.” The survey was designed to help District administrators address “opportunity and achievement gaps” that exist within its schools. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Man killed trying to rescue dog from Hwy […]

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Parolee charged with elderly Riverside woman’s murder

RIVERSIDE — Officers who responded to a Riverside home to check on the welfare of an elderly woman found themselves in the middle of a murder investigation after finding the victim’s lifeless body early Tuesday morning, Feb. 12. A parolee has since been arrested for the woman’s murder, which happened at Silvercrest Senior Residence, in the 3000 block of Orange […]

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