UPDATED: SAN JACINTO: Firefighters extinguish blaze that charred 27 acres and sent firefighter to hospital

UPDATED: June 3, 7:30 p.m. SAN JACINTO — Firefighters have contained a vegetation blaze that burned for about nine hours and charred nearly 30 acres near Soboba Road in an unincorporated area of San Jacinto. Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Public Information Officer Tawny Cabral updated that the fire had been contained shortly before 9 p.m. Officials have not provided any other updates […]

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COACHELLA: Officials announce arrest of man who shot deputy “multiple times”

COACHELLA — A known gang member wanted in connection with last week’s shooting of a Riverside County sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop and foot pursuit in Coachella was apprehended in Mexico after an extensive manhunt, officials announced Thursday. See related story: UPDATED: COACHELLA: Search for suspect who shot deputy multiple times continues During a press conference held June 2 at the Riverside County […]

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MENIFEE: PRCS probationer arrested with gun, ammunition, narcotics

MENIFEE — Officials arrested a probationer after they found a gun, ammunition and methamphetamine inside his vehicle, Wednesday, May 31. Authorities made the arrest about 9 p.m., after conducting a pedestrian check of a man seen walking away from a vehicle near the intersection of Oakmont Drive and Bradley Road in Menifee. After searching the Garcia’s car and locating the weapon […]

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PALM DESERT: Four, including 2 children, hospitalized after hotel pool electrocution

PALM DESERT — Four people, including two children, were hospitalized after a freak, unexplained electrocution at one of the Marriott Shadow Ridge Resort’s pools, Wednesday, May 31. The resort and hotel where the incident occurred is at 9003 Shadow Ridge Road in Palm Desert. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters and American Medical Response medics responded to the resort about 4 p.m., after a […]

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HEMET: Two-vehicle crash sends three to hospital

HEMET — Three people were hospitalized with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash, Tuesday, May 30. The minor-injury traffic collision happened at the intersection of S. Lyon and W. Stetson Avenues in Hemet. Hemet Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the scene of the crash about 2 p.m., after several people called 911 to report the accident. According to 911 […]

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TEMECULA: Teen run over, seriously injured, by own truck while “ghost riding”

TEMECULA – A teenager’s horseplay while driving a pickup truck resulted in the boy suffering major injuries Sunday evening, May 28, about 8:25 p.m. The 16-year-old victim was injured while participating in a dangerous new trend called “ghost riding” that has reportedly already resulted in many injuries and deaths across the country. The accident happened on Mandarin Lane near Nora Circle […]

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“4 million view milestone,” my pending move from RivCo and the future of RCNS

FIRST OF ALL…..THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO ENJOY READING MY NEWS REPORTS AND STORIES!!!! I RECENTLY HIT MY 4 MILLION “UNIQUE VIEWS” MILESTONE GOAL!!!! <<<STAND BY FOR A TINY BIT OF BRAGGING AND SELF-CONGRATULATING – LOL>>> Having just finished my 19th month after creating Riverside County News Source, it is so impossible for me to fathom having my news […]

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Riverside PD’s AIR-1 makes dangerous “one-skid landing” rescue from Sugarloaf Mtn

If page fails to load properly or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   RIVERSIDE – Riverside Police Department’s Aviation Support Unit made an incredibly difficult rescue of a stranded hiker look easy when the helicopter’s pilot made not one, but two separate mountainside “one-skid” landings during a Friday, May […]

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TEMECULA: “Vigilant resident’s” 911 call results in arrest of felon with firearm, stolen laptop

If page fails to load properly, or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   TEMECULA — Officials are crediting a “vigilant resident” who spotted and called in a report of suspicious activity Friday, May 26, as resulting in the early-morning arrest of a convicted felon. The man, who was […]

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UPDATED: COACHELLA: Search for suspect who shot deputy multiple times continues

If page fails to load properly, or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   UPDATE: Saturday, May, 27, 4 p.m. COACHELLA — Sheriff’s officials have identified, but are still searching for at least one man they say was involved in the May 25 shooting of a Riverside County sheriff’s […]

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