False Internet rumors of active shooter near elementary school lead to near panic

VALLE VISTA — Sheriff’s officials have confirmed that Internet rumors of an active shooter in the unincorporated community of Valle Vista east of Hemet were untrue and have provided details of what really occurred this afternoon, Tuesday, Sept. 10. The actual incident did lead to the brief lock down of an elementary school, “for safety precautions,” according to officials, but […]

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Nuevo murder leaves one woman dead, another injured

NUEVO — Authorities and witnesses say one woman was killed and another was injured after they were intentionally run down by a man who then fled the scene Monday afternoon, Sept. 9. Officials are now investigating the hit and run as a homicide, which happened on the 29000 Block of 13th St. in the unincorporated area of Nuevo, according to […]

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UPDATE: Victims, 18 & 20, ID’d after fatal SR-60 crash

UPDATED: Monday, Sept. 9, 9:35 p.m., With Coroner’s identification of victims. BEAUMONT — Officials have identified two people who were killed instantly when a reckless and speeding driver smashed into their vehicle after crashing over a concrete k-rail center median barrier in the Badlands area, between Beaumont and Moreno Valley, last Thursday, Sept. 5. In the moments before the deadly […]

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Desperate search for missing Lake Elsinore woman continuing

LAKE ELSINORE — Authorities, family members, and concerned citizens are continuing to search for a woman who went missing July 22. The missing wife and mother of three has not been seen or heard from since going missing from outside her home nearly two months ago. Although a missing person’s report has been filed with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department […]

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UPDATE: Victim of fatal Lake Shasta boating accident ID’d

UPDATED: Sunday, Sept. 8, 1 p.m., With additional information. SHASTA LAKE — A 23-year-old, San Jose man died after being struck by the propeller of a rented houseboat being operated by family members at Lake Shasta Sept. 6. Despite frantic life-saving efforts by family members, law enforcement officials, and medical professionals, the victim died at the scene of Friday afternoon’s […]

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BREAKING: Multiple fires reported in Burney and Johnson Park

UPDATED: Sunday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m. See Original Report below. BURNEY — Based on official radio traffic and witnesses who live near where at least three to four fires were reported burning in the power line area of Carberry St and Mountain View Rd. of Burney, all fires have been contained and no property damage has been reported. Although initial […]

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Igo landlord/tenant dispute leads to man shot in face – one arrested

IGO — A Shasta County man was arrested after calling 911 to report that he had shot another man in the face during a landlord/tenant dispute early this morning, Friday, Sept. 6. The early-morning shooting, which left the victim in critical condition, happened at a rural Igo property on Yolla Bolla Rd., in the Trinity Alps Preserve. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Moreno Valley women arrested for casino robbery and murder of woman, 84

TEMECULA — Two Moreno Valley women were arrested after officials connected them to the recent murder of an elderly Long Beach woman at a Temecula casino. The 84-year-old victim died four days after she was found beaten and unconscious in a bathroom at Pechanga Casino at 45000 Pechanga Parkway. One of the pair arrested for the woman’s murder was apprehended […]

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As one Hemet chase was ending, motorcyclist leads officers on second pursuit

HEMET — A motorcyclist who fled from officers was apprehended after leading officials on a high-speed pursuit that ended when the man crashed into another vehicle this afternoon, Thursday, Sept. 5. After the high-speed crash, the rider fled from the scene of the collision and was eventually taken down by a well-aimed less-lethal Taser deployment. He was later arrested and […]

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UPDATE: Man who led HPD officers on slow-speed chase was suffering from a medical crisis

UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 9, 7:15 p.m. See Original Story below. HEMET — An elderly man who led police officers on a slow-speed chase through downtown Hemet yesterday morning was later determined to have been suffering from a medical emergency, Hemet Police Lt. Nate Miller has since told RCNS in an email response for further details related to yesterday’s incident. Yesterday […]

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