HEMET: Home left uninhabitable after car plows into it

HEMET — Officials are investigating after a driver plowed into a home and fled the scene earlier this afternoon. No one was inside the residence at the time of the hit and run crash, which happened on the 1100 block of Johnston in the area of Camino Del Sol in Hemet. A man was reportedly arrested a short distance from […]

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Cornered by deputies, burglar tries to set fire to bank, hang himself

LAKE ELSINORE — Reports of a burglary in progress at a Lake Elsinore bank this morning led to the eventual arrest of a Perris man who reportedly attempted to set fire to the building, tried to hang himself, and later fought with deputies trying to rescue him from the bank’s smoke-filled attic. The bizarre incident happened at Bank of America on […]

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Six hospitalized, building evacuated, during HazMat crisis at Wildomar Kaiser Permanente

WILDOMAR — Reports of a malfunctioning air conditioning unit this afternoon, followed by first one, then multiple people falling ill led to a HazMat call out and full evacuation of  Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Wildomar. By the end of the incident a half-dozen victims, including at least three employees, had fallen sick and been transported by ground ambulance to […]

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HEMET: Woman hospitalized after hit by SUV outside store

HEMET — A woman was hospitalized after she was hit by an SUV while walking in a Hemet parking lot earlier this afternoon. The vehicle versus pedestrian accident happened outside a Ross store, on the 3100 block of W. Florida Avenue. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Heat suspected in death of Hemet man who died trying to walk home from hospital […]

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UPDATED: BELLA VISTA: Two dead after fiery, solo-vehicle wreck – vegetation fire halted at 30 acres

UPDATED: Sunday, July 8, 6 p.m. With details regarding road closure UPDATED: Sunday, July 8, 5:30 p.m. With additional details from CHP UPDATED: Sunday, July 8, 4:40 p.m. With additional details from Cal Fire See original story below. Firefighters battling a blaze that began after a vehicle crashed while traveling on Highway 299 near Woodman Ln., have reportedly gotten the […]

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SAN JACINTO: Man uninjured after RV, vehicle destroyed by fire

SAN JACINTO — A man and his pets were displaced by a fire that destroyed an RV and sedan at an RV park earlier this evening. The fast-moving blaze erupted on the outskirts of San Jacinto, at Reflection Lake RV Park and Fishing Campground. The RV park sits southeast of Cottonwood Ave. and Warren Rd. Smoke and flames could reportedly […]

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HEMET: Injured hiker airlifted from Ramona Bowl area trail during dramatic rescue

HEMET — An injured hiker was airlifted during a remote area rescue that involved nearly two dozen firefighters, sheriff’s deputies, two helicopters, and others yesterday afternoon. The incident happened in an unincorporated area of Hemet near the Ramona Bowl, according to fire officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Brothers arrested after multiple victims shot and stabbed during marijuana dispensary robbery […]

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LA QUINTA: PRCS probationer arrested after officials find 300 grams of meth

LA QUINTA — Sheriff’s officials conducting a probation compliance check say they located 300 grams of suspected methamphetamine and arrested a PRCS probationer at the home. The incident and arrest happened Sunday, June 25, on the 52300 block of Avenida Martinez, southeast of Eisenhower Dr. and Calle Sonora, in La Quinta. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: HEMET: Attempted bike stop and […]

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REDDING: Small oxygen cylinder causes explosion, big headache, for transfer station

REDDING — The City of Redding is reminding its citizens about the dangers of pressurized oxygen cylinders as well as what is and is not allowed to be dropped off at their facilities after an oxygen cylinder caused an explosion that rocked the Abernathy Transfer Station earlier this week. The incident happened Tuesday, June 19, at the City’s solid waste […]

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HEMET: Apartment destroyed by blaze that also killed family pet in second apartment

HEMET — One apartment was destroyed and another was damaged by smoke during a swift moving blaze that also killed a family pet this morning. The fire erupted inside a downstairs residence at the Devonshire Apartments at 2770 Devonshire Ave, between Sanderson Ave and Kirby St, in Hemet. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Distracted by radio, cab driver causes fiery, head-on […]

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