Suicidal SJ man who cut own throat dies in police custody

SAN JACINTO — A suicidal man who had already slashed his own throat and was bleeding profusely by the time authorities arrived to help him had to be subdued with a Taser early Thursday evening, July 11. Despite life saving efforts by deputies as well as medical personnel, the suicidal and knife-wielding man later died from his self-inflicted knife wounds. […]

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Two hospitalized after Hemet “T-Bone” crash

HEMET — A couple was hospitalized this morning, Sunday, July 14, after a vehicle reportedly ran a red light and plowed broadside into their car as they were leaving Hemet’s Winco parking lot at the intersection of Florida Ave and Promenade Dr. LEADING THE SAN JACINTO VALLEY HEADLINES: SJ man arrested after double shooting that killed man, wounded boy, 10 […]

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SJ man arrested after double shooting that killed man, wounded boy, 10

HEMET — Authorities in Hemet are investigating a double shooting that left one man dead and a 10-year-old boy hospitalized with a gunshot wound, Thursday afternoon, July 11. The deadly shooting happened in the 400 block of S. Carmalita St.  A man on PRCS probation for felony evading police and weapons violations has since been arrested and charged in the […]

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Hemet pair arrested after caught shoplifting

HEMET — A pair of alleged shoplifters who were already known to authorities due to the countless calls for law enforcement service the couple has caused was arrested yesterday afternoon, Friday, July 12, after store employees and police officers thwarted their attempt to steal merchandise from Hemet’s Target store on Florida Ave. According to witnesses and others familiar with the […]

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UPDATE: Second child dies after solo-vehicle San Jacinto crash

UPDATED: July 13, 10:30 p.m. See original story below. SAN JACINTO — A second child has passed away after a deadly, solo-vehicle crash in San Jacinto that happened Friday morning, July 12. One adult and three children were inside the car when the fatal accident happened around 8:30 a.m., on Sanderson Ave., just north of Cottonwood Ave. Officials had previously […]

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Hemet man arrested after Green Acres murder

GREEN ACRES — Authorities arrested a Hemet man after they say he killed another Hemet man yesterday evening, Wednesday, July 10. The deadly incident happened at a residence in the 26000 block of Green Ave, south of Hwy 79, in the unincorporated area of Hemet known as Green Acres.  LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: AT-4 rocket launcher among weapons seized from […]

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Injured paraglider airlifted after San Jacinto crash

SAN JACINTO —  A paraglider suffered moderate injuries after the person crashed near San Jacinto’s Soboba Paragliding early Sunday evening, July 7. Soboba Paragliding has been the site of several other accidents that ended with skydiving and/or paragliding enthusiasts injured or killed, including a paraglider who was killed after crashing at the site last September. In a sad coincidence another […]

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Two seriously injured in Hemet road rage incident

CORRECTION: An early version of this report indicated this collision happened outside Robertson’s Ready Mix. The accident actually occurred outside Superior Ready Mix. -TM HEMET — Two people were hospitalized with broken bones and other serious injuries when their pickup truck mowed down a power pole after their vehicle was rammed off a Hemet road Monday afternoon, July 1. The […]

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Big-rig takes out Hemet power pole and fence, overturns

HEMET — No injuries were reported after the driver of a tractor-trailer dump combo lost control of his vehicle and mowed down a power pole and section of fence, before the big-rig overturned and spilled its load of sand, Wednesday, July 3. Yesterday evening’s crash happened in Hemet on West Florida Ave., just west of Warren Rd., on the city’s […]

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Transient killed crossing SJ street remains unidentified

SAN JACINTO — Officials investigating a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian collision say they have yet to identify a man who died as a result of the accident last Thursday evening, June 27. The deadly collision happened on State St. near Ramona Blvd., in San Jacinto.  LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: No injuries after car plows through wall into Murrieta back yard […]

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