BREAKING: Second RivCo freeway jumper in 5 days forces I-215 closure, SigAlert

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this report listed the 91 Freeway in the title, when it should have said the incident happened on the southbound I-215 -TM RIVERSIDE — Officials are at the scene of another incident involving a person who is believed to have leaped from an overpass onto a Riverside freeway earlier this morning, Thursday, March 14. As […]

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Officials investigating in-custody death of inmate, 27

RIVERSIDE — Authorities have released few details but have confirmed they are investigating the death of an inmate who had been in custody at Riverside’s Robert Presley Detention Center. The man died Monday evening, March 11, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Sex offender arrested after parents thwart attempted kidnap of children, 3 and 4 Search for woman ongoing […]

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CHP at scene of fatal SR-91 motorcycle crash

RIVERSIDE — A motorcyclist died in what is believed to have been a single-vehicle crash in Riverside earlier this afternoon, Tuesday, March 12. The deadly accident, which caused a SigAlert to be issued, happened on the eastbound 91 Freeway, just west of University Ave., according to a CHP incident log. Although the freeway has since been reopened, the University off […]

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UPDATE: Man who leaped to death from I-15 overpass onto SR-91 ID’d

UPDATED: Thursday, March 14, 11:30 a.m. See Original Story below. CORONA — Officials have identified a man who leaped to his death from the I-15 overpass onto the 91 Freeway below in Corona last week, Saturday, March 9. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials yesterday identified the victim as Jason Birrell, 42, of Fullerton. A coroner’s release indicated Birrell was pronounced deceased […]

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UPDATE: 1 of 4 victims dies after deadly Riverside wreck

RIVERSIDE — Three people were injured, and one victim later died, after a four-vehicle collision in Riverside Wednesday morning, Mar. 6. The deadly crash happened at the intersection of Alessandro Blvd. at Via Vista Dr., and caused Alessandro Blvd. and the intersection to be closed for about seven hours while officials worked at the scene of the crash. LEADING THE […]

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Riverside shooting leaves one critical, another injured

RIVERSIDE — Detectives are asking for the public’s help and for information after two people were injured, one critically, after a shooting at a Riverside home early this morning, Sunday, Mar. 3. The shooting happened just after midnight at a residence in the 6400 block of Nidever Ave., near Beatty Dr. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: BREAKING: One dead after Hemet […]

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Felon arrested after pursuit when stolen Tesla batteries die

RIVERSIDE — A probationer who led Riverside police officers on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit in a luxury electric sports car was arrested after the plug-in car’s batteries died Sunday night, Feb. 17. The pursuit, which wound its way from Riverside’s Eastside neighborhood into Orange County, ended in a felony stop on the 91 Freeway. LEADING THE RIVERSIDE HEADLINES: Unborn child […]

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UPDATE: Police arrest man after fatal stabbing at Shamel Park

UPDATED: Friday, Feb 22, 12 p.m. RIVERSIDE — Detectives investigating the stabbing death of a 51-year-old man at Riverside’s Shamel Park announced the arrest of a felon they say was responsible for the fatal stabbing. Authorities had previously released that Brian Byrd, of Riverside, was found deceased at the park, located just southeast of Arlington and Brockton avenues. The victim […]

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Unborn child seriously injured in Riverside wreck

RIVERSIDE — A pregnant woman whose unborn child suffered “serious injuries” in a two-vehicle accident was hospitalized early Wednesday morning, Feb. 20. Yesterday’s crash happened at the intersection of Monroe St. at Copenhagen Rd., just west of Don Derr Park. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Suspected DUI crash turns out to be medical crisis Hemet man’s kindness praised after helping young […]

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UPDATE: Search ongoing for Riverside sex assault suspect

UPDATED: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m., With additional details. RIVERSIDE — Detectives are continuing to search for a sexual predator and have asked for the public’s help in identifying a man they allege sexually assaulted a woman at a Riverside park Thursday morning, Feb. 14. The reported incident happened near the dead-end of the 5000 block of Tequesquite Ave. along […]

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