SAN JACINTO: Mercury spill at home displaces family

SAN JACINTO — A San Jacinto family was displaced earlier this evening, when Haz-Mat and Environmental Health officials were unable to give their home the all-clear after liquid mercury was spilled inside the residence. The Haz-mat emergency happened in a residential neighborhood on the 1700 block of Wheelbarrow Way, west of N. Ramona Boulevard. Ten firefighters from two engine companies […]

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HEMET: 6-year-old hospitalized after hit by car in residential neighborhood

HEMET — A young child was hospitalized after he was hit by a car earlier this evening. The accident happened on Mayflower Place, east of N. Mayflower Street, in a residential neighborhood lined by rows of apartments. City of Hemet Police and Fire Departments along with other emergency first responders were dispatched to Mayflower Place just before 5 p.m., after receiving a 911 call reporting […]

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REDDING: Explosives found in back yard force elementary school evacuation

REDDING — A Sheriff’s bomb squad that was called in to help search for explosives at a private Redding residence near an elementary school later located two separate packages of an explosive material similar to C4, according to authorities. Because of the investigation’s close proximity to Buckeye Elementary School, which was the scene of a police shooting just eight days earlier […]

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RIVERSIDE: Trio sought after attacking female manager, customer during robbery

RIVERSIDE — Authorities are seeking the public’s help identifying three people who allegedly attacked a female store manager while stealing about $700 in store merchandise. Officials allege the suspects then rammed a good Samaritan’s vehicle and pointing an AR-15-style rifle at the man before fleeing the area. The robbery and violent attacks happened at a Dollar General Monday afternoon, Jan. 22, on the 4100 block of Tyler […]

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HEMET: Four hospitalized after three-car, chain reaction pile-up

HEMET — At least four people were hospitalized after a three-vehicle, chain reaction traffic collision, Monday afternoon, Feb. 12. The minor-injury accident happened at the intersection of Florida Avenue and Golden Village, near the Target Shopping Center, in Hemet. City of Hemet Police and Fire Departments along with other emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash about 1:30 p.m., […]

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HEMET: Report of fire scares the “living daylights” out of Daylight Donuts’ fans

Today’s lighter side of the news… HEMET — Donut lovers from across the San Jacinto Valley got the scare of their lives earlier today when reports of a fire at Hemet’s own Daylight Donuts and Midnight Munchies spread across the Internet like a social media wildfire. Reports of thick black smoke seen billowing from the roof of the popular eatery caused […]

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MORENO VALLEY: Firefighters knock down blaze that destroyed home

MORENO VALLEY — More than a dozen firefighters spent about an hour battling a late night blaze that erupted Wednesday night, Feb. 7. The blaze broke out at a home on the 22000 block of Cottonwood Avenue, between Glorybower and Elsworth Streets, in Moreno Valley. Moreno Valley Fire and Police Departments along with other emergency first responders were dispatched to the home shortly […]

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MENIFEE: Young child found unresponsive in home’s hot tub rushed to hospital

MENIFEE — Officials are investigating after a young child was seriously injured after being found unresponsive in a hot tub at a private residence in Menifee, Sunday evening, Feb. 4. The near drowning happened at a residence on the 30000 block of Buckboard Lane, southwest of Newport and Murrieta Roads. Emergency first responders raced to the home shortly before 7:30 p.m., after the child was […]

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SAN JACINTO: Girl killed after suspected drunk driver runs stop sign, plows into other vehicle

SAN JACINTO — A 17-year-old girl died in a suspected DUI traffic collision that sent several others to area hospitals, late Friday evening, Feb. 2. The fatal crash happened at the intersection of Ramona Boulevard and Lyon Avenue in San Jacinto. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s officials later identified Denise Canez as the juvenile who died in the accident. According to officials, Canez was pronounced […]

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HOMELAND: Mobile home destroyed by early morning blaze

HOMELAND —  A mobile home was destroyed by a fast moving fire that swept through it, early Thursday morning, Feb. 1. According to officials, the blaze erupted at a residence on the 25000 block of Clemente Street, west of Juniper Flats Road, in Homeland. Fire and sheriff personnel along with other emergency first responders were dispatched to the home shortly […]

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