INDIO: 22 sickened, 6 hospitalized, 1,900 evacuated after school haz-mat emergency

INDIO — Reports of students at Shadow Hills High School in Indio suddenly “feeling ill from an unusual odor” brought a large response from the City’s Fire and Police personnel, who rushed to the aid of the sickened teens and worked to determined the source of the odor, Thursday afternoon, Oct. 5. Thursday’s incident was at least the fourth such recent emergency, where buildings […]

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BLYTHE: Two uninjured after disabled plane floats safely to ground on parachute

BLYTHE — A pilot and passenger walked away uninjured after a plane they were in crashed into an agricultural field Tuesday, Oct. 3. The aircraft went down in a shallow irrigation ravine near a single-lane road, in the area of N. Intake Boulevard and 6th Avenue, in Blythe. Neither occupant has been identified publicly. SEE RELATED: PERRIS: Plane smashes into fuel tanker in Perris Valley […]

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WHITEWATER: Teen involved in solo-vehicle crash, killed when struck by big-rig driven by Murrieta resident

WHITEWATER — California Highway Patrol officials are investigating the cause of a deadly wreck involving a sedan, big-rig and a third car. The fatal accident happened yesterday evening, Thursday, Sept. 7. The crash was reported on Interstate 10, just east of the Interstate 111 overpass bridge, in the unincorporated community of Whitewater, according to CHP and Coroner’s officials. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s officials later identified 18-year-old, Daisy […]

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BLYTHE: Two arrested during narcotics-related search warrant

BLYTHE – Two men were arrested during the service of a narcotics-related search warrant Thursday, March 16. The Blythe Narcotic Enforcement Team (BNET) served a search warrant at a private residence in the 19000 block of south C and D Boulevards in the unincorporated community of Blythe. They were assisted by the Blythe Police Department and United States Border Patrol. “BNET is a […]

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LA QUINTA: Charges filed again student who brought replica firearm to middle school

LA QUINTA – A student was detained Friday, March 10, after he was found in possession of a realistic-looking, replica firearm at the La Quinta Middle School campus, according to sheriff’s officials. La Quinta Middle School is located 78900 Avenue 50 in La Quinta and is part of Desert Sands Unified School District. The replica firearm – a CO2 powered BB […]

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BLYTHE: Three, including pregnant woman and infant, airlifted after rollover accident

BLYTHE – Three people, including a pregnant woman and an infant, sustained major injuries in a two-vehicle, rollover traffic collision Dec. 30. The accident happened about 12:33 p.m., on the eastbound I-10 west of Mesa Road in Blythe and forced the closure of all eastbound lanes of traffic to allow three air ambulances to land on the Interstate. California Highway […]

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PALM SPRINGS: Officer-involved shooting leaves man dead

PALM SPRINGS – A man who was believed to be armed with a weapon was shot and killed in a confrontation with Palm Springs police officers Friday, Nov. 4. The fatal shooting happened in a commercial business parking lot in the 300 block of S. Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs. Officers responded to the area at 1:26 p.m., after City […]

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS: Man arrested, accused of human trafficking of a minor

DESERT HOT SPRINGS – A man accused of trafficking at least one juvenile for the purpose of sexual exploitation was arrested in the 12800 block of Maui Way in Desert Hot Springs Nov. 3. Investigators believe there are possibly additional victims who have not yet been identified and their investigation is ongoing, according to sheriff officials. Members of the Riverside County […]

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PALM DESERT: Officials seeking public’s help ID’ing suspect

  PALM DESERT – Two recent incidents of a man exposing himself to unsuspecting citizens have sheriff’s officials seeking help from the public in identifying the man involved. On two different days just three days apart a man exposed himself to different victims. The first incident happened Sunday, Sept. 25; the second incident happened Wednesday, Sept. 28, according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Jorge […]

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One killed, 1 arrested in Palm Desert two-vehicle DUI crash

PALM DESERT – A Palm Desert resident was killed in a two vehicle traffic collision at Monterey Avenue and Dinah Shore Drive, Palm Desert Saturday Sept. 3. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Palm Desert Police Station responded to the reported accident at 10:07 p.m. The accident involved a silver Ford Expedition and a white Ford Mustang, according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Chris […]

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