DHS man stabs self in front of deputies, dies at hospital

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — Officials are investigating the death of a man who stabbed himself while being taken into custody during a domestic dispute related call Sunday evening, Nov. 10. The deadly incident that led to the man’s death began at a residence on the 64000 block of Pinehurst Circle, in the unincorporated area of Desert Hot Springs. Sunday’s fatal […]

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La Quinta shooting leaves 19-year-old victim dead

LA QUINTA — Authorities are investigating the La Quinta murder of a 19-year-old Cathedral City man that happened early Saturday morning, Oct. 26. The deadly shooting occurred at a private residence on the 52900 block of Ave. Madero, according to officials investigating the homicide. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Officials investigating Banning in-custody death Perris woman’s welfare fraud nets more than […]

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“Major” Palm Desert mass casualty, active shooter drill planned

PALM DESERT — Residents who live in the Palm Desert area are being advised to expect seeing a “major”multi-agency, mass casualty, active shooter drill this Sunday morning, Oct. 20. The drill, which will be held at the Westfield Mall at 72840 Highway 111 in the City of Palm Desert, will include Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, […]

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Menifee man, 66, rescued from Colorado River

COLORADO RIVER — An elderly man from Menifee was rescued Thursday, Oct. 10, after spending the night stranded after his inner tube flattened and he failed to return to his party the previous day. The man’s disappearance triggered an extensive search and rescue operation that ended when deputies searching the river on a Sheriff’s patrol boat located the stranded man […]

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San Jacinto brothers, 14 & 13, ID’d after fatally crushed in crash that injured girls, 13 & 9

UPDATED: Saturday, Sept. 21, 3:10 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. See Original Story below. MESA VERDE — Officials have identified two San Jacinto brothers who were fatally crushed after an off-road UTV overturned while being driven by a 13-year-old San Jacinto girl last Sunday morning, Sept 15. The deadly crash, which also injured the teen driver and another girl, […]

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Two dead, one arrested, after Palm Desert shooting

PALM DESERT — Two people were killed and a man was arrested after a double fatal shooting in Palm Desert yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, Sept. 11. The deadly incident happened inside the normally quiet gated community of Desert Breezes on the 43000 block of West Calle Las Brisas, near the intersection of Fred Waring Dr. and Washington St. LEADING THE RCNS […]

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Reckless driving leaves one dead after fatal Cabazon crash

CABAZON — One person was killed and two others were hospitalized after a two-vehicle, double rollover traffic collision in Cabazon Tuesday morning, Sept. 3. The deadly crash, which CHP said was caused by reckless driving and speeding, happened on the I-10 Freeway, east of Main St. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Reckless driving leaves one dead after fatal Cabazon crash Man […]

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Crews pull two to safety in dramatic Ladder Canyon rescue

MECCA — Firefighters called to help two hikers who had become stranded in Ladder Canyon near Mecca plucked one of the injured victims to safety after the victim fell 25-40 feet into the canyon, Sunday morning, Aug. 11. CHP assisted in the rescue, by flying firefighters and other rescuers into the remote and inaccessible area. Ladder Canyon is a popular […]

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One hospitalized after shooting at DHS intersection

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — Authorities are investigating a shooting that left a man hospitalized this morning, Aug. 14. The shooting happened at the intersection of Acoma Ave. and Cactus Dr., in Desert Hot Springs. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Huge police response after reports of shots fired & victims possibly down in Banning hills UPDATE: Second victim killed on Ramona Expressway […]

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Knife-wielding suspect, PSPD officer hospitalized after shooting

PALM SPRINGS — A man who was reportedly shouting racial and homophobic slurs while threatening people with a knife and a Palm Springs police officer were both hospitalized after a violent encounter that led to an officer involved shooting, Friday afternoon, Aug. 8. The shooting happened in the Bank of America parking lot, in the area of Camino Parocela and […]

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