RANCHO MIRAGE: L.A. man arrested after attempted kidnapping of 9-year-old-girl, 50 mile pursuit

RANCHO MIRAGE — Employees came to the rescue of a mother and daughter after a Los Angeles man allegedly attempted to snatch the 9-year-old girl from her mother’s arms, Wednesday morning, Aug. 16. The attempted kidnapping happened at the checkout stands of a Gelson’s Market in the 36100 block of Bob Hope Drive in Rancho Mirage. The man was arrested after leading authorities […]

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CALIMESA: Man arrested, charged in shooting death of woman

CALIMESA — Authorities have arrested a man they say was responsible for shooting a woman “multiple times” with a rifle, Saturday, Aug. 12. The victim died at the scene, according to Sheriff’s officials. The deadly shooting happened at a mobile home park in the 35000 block of Chandler Avenue in Calimesa. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Calimesa Police Station responded to the […]

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LA QUINTA: Transient arrested after allegedly stabbing victim multiple times

LA QUINTA — Authorities arrested a transient they allege stabbed another man multiple times Friday, Aug. 4. The stabbing happened in the 78-200 block of Calle Tampico, near desert Club Drive, in La Quinta. After an investigation, officials arrested Brandon Sean Williams, a 32-year-old transient. He was located and arrested at the location where the stabbing occurred. Williams was booked into the […]

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LA QUINTA: 66-year-old man killed in fiery wreck identified

LA QUINTA — A 66-year-old, Perris resident died in a fiery car crash that started a vegetation fire July 8. The fatal accident happened on Avenue 62 west of Monroe Street in La Quinta. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the fiery wreck at 3:31 p.m., after the crash and fire were reported to Riverside County emergency dispatchers.  Eleven […]

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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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PALM SPRINGS: Motorcyclist critically injured in crash with sedan

PALM SPRINGS — A motorcyclist was critically injured in a collision with a car Tuesday evening, May 30. The crash happened at the intersection of Indian Canyon Drive and East Via Escuela in Palm Springs. City of Palm Spring police and fire officials responded to the scene of the major-injury accident about 6:10 p.m., after 911 callers reported the collision. 911 callers told emergency […]

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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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DESERT CENTER: 4 local residents, including 2 beloved coaches, killed in head-on wreck with big rig

DESERT CENTER — Family, friends and loved ones throughout southwest Riverside County and beyond are mourning the deaths of four local residents who died yesterday in a head-on, traffic collision, involving a small sedan and a big rig. The four killed in the wreck were all in the sedan and included three women from Murrieta and a man from Corona. According to […]

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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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PALM DESERT: Elderly woman found dead in spa, apparent drowning vctim

PALM DESERT – An elderly woman died after apparently drowning in a jacuzzi Saturday morning, April 22. The incident happened in the 500 block of Tomahawk Drive, within the Indian Ridge Country Club, in Palm Desert. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters and other emergency first responders rushed to the location about 9 a.m., after a 911 caller reported finding the victim inside a […]

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