Bicyclist dies after slamming into Rancho Mirage pole

RANCHO MIRAGE — A bicyclist sustained fatal injuries and passed away after riding his bicycle into a pole in Rancho Mirage, Wednesday morning, July 10. The fatal accident happened in a parking lot near the intersection of Dinah Shore Dr. and Monterey Ave.  LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: AT-4 rocket launcher among weapons seized from Menifee home Body found inside car […]

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Palm Desert men arrested for child abuse, child porn

PALM DESERT — Two Palm Desert men were arrested after an investigation revealed they were allegedly involved in the sexual abuse of a juvenile Friday, June 28. Although sheriff’s officials have not released the victim’s name or age, jail records and official statements have indicated the victim was younger than 10-years-old. A sheriff’s press release regarding the incident and arrests […]

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Foul play suspected after woman’s body found in Coachella

COACHELLA — Officials investigating reports of a woman’s body found in Coachella Tuesday morning, June 25, say foul play is suspected and that the victim “was likely the victim of a homicide.” The woman’s body was discovered along the shoulder of Avenue 53, between Jackson and Monroe streets, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Hemet home intruder fatally shot […]

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Officials arrest Indio man connected with 2 Palm Desert bank robberies

UPDATED: Friday, June 21, 12:13 p.m. See Original Story below. PALM DESERT — Sheriff’s officials announced the arrest of a man they say was responsible for at least two recent bank robberies that happened in Palm Desert this month. The robberies happened just three days and four miles apart; and ¬†occurred at Rabobank, on the 41900 block of Cook St., […]

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Victim, 57, ID’d after deadly I-10 crash

CABAZON — Officials have identified a woman who died while firefighters worked to extricate her and two others from a heavily-damaged SUV that crashed while traveling on Interstate 10, Sunday morning, June 1. According to officials, the deadly crash happened between the Whitewater rest area and Haugen Lehmann Way on ramp LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Palm Desert crash kills motorcyclist, […]

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Palm Desert crash kills motorcyclist, 47

PALM DESERT — Officials are investigating a two-vehicle crash in Palm Desert that killed a 47-year-old motorcyclist yesterday morning, Saturday, June 15. Although officials say their investigation is ongoing and that they are still looking for potential witnesses to the deadly crash, they have specified that neither alcohol or drug intoxication are suspected to be contributing factors. LEADING THE RCNS […]

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Felon arrested after found with loaded and concealed firearm

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — A documented criminal street gang member and convicted felon was arrested during a probation compliance search after Gang Task Force members found him in possession of a loaded and concealed firearm Friday afternoon, June 14. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Lake Hemet shooter was fending off rock attack, “acted in self-defense” Excessive speed cited in UTV rollover […]

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Excessive speed cited in UTV rollover that killed Cabazon teen

MORNOGO INDIAN RESERVATION — Details are beginning to emerge after a teenager was killed when he was thrown from a side-by-side off-road vehicle that overturned on the Morongo Indian Reservation, early Friday morning, June 14. Officials investigating the deadly crash have said the teenage driver was traveling too fast when he attempted to make a right turn at the intersection […]

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One dead, one hospitalized after Cabazon rollover

CABAZON — One man was killed and another hospitalized after a loaded box truck overturned off the I-10 freeway in Cabazon and slammed into two trees yesterday morning, Wednesday, June 5. Yesterday morning’s accident was reported just before 7:30 a.m., on the eastbound I-10, west of Main St. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Temecula’s new fire chief arrested after alleged domestic […]

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Body found on Pinyon Pines hiking trail – suicide suspected

PINYON PINES — Officials are investigating the death of a man whose lifeless body was discovered near a hiking trail in the area of Vista Point and Highway 74, Monday afternoon, June 3. According to sheriff’s officials, the man died of what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Temecula’s new fire chief arrested after alleged domestic […]

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