RIVERSIDE: Several hospitalized after truck plows into ambulance

RIVERSIDE — Several people, including a patient being transported to an area hospital from an unrelated medical emergency, were injured when a pickup truck smashed into an ambulance Saturday, July 22. The early-morning accident happened at the intersection of Arlington and Crest Avenues in Riverside. Riverside Fire and Police Departments were dispatched to the scene of the accident about 2:15 a.m., after city […]

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UPDATED: RIVERSIDE: Convicted sex offender pleads guilty to attacking jogger

UPDATE: Monday, May, 29, 7 p.m.   RIVERSIDE – A convicted sex offender and Riverside-area transient who stood accused of sexually assaulting a woman who was jogging near Mount Rubidoux in Riverside pleaded guilty Friday, May 26, to misdemeanor sexual battery. Kenneth Lee Washington, 29, had been charged with grabbing and groping a woman as she passed him on Mission Inn Avenue, just […]

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Riverside PD’s AIR-1 makes dangerous “one-skid landing” rescue from Sugarloaf Mtn

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   RIVERSIDE – Riverside Police Department’s Aviation Support Unit made an incredibly difficult rescue of a stranded hiker look easy when the helicopter’s pilot made not one, but two separate mountainside “one-skid” landings during a Friday, May […]

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RIVERSIDE: Two bikers shot, one killed, in gas station shooting

Writer’s note: While reading this article you might notice the motorcycle club name Hells Angels. While one would think there should be an apostrophe in Hell, (ie. Hell’s Angels,) the correct way HAMC members refer to their club is Hells Angels; without an apostrophe. Thank you to those many people who pointed out what appeared to be an error; however, […]

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RIVERSIDE: One killed, one injured, in head-on crash into traffic pole – victim ID’d

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   RIVERSIDE – Officials are investigating after a Riverside resident died when a car smashed head-on into a traffic signal pole May 19. The driver of the car suffered minor injuries in the deadly, single-vehicle crash that […]

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RIVERSIDE: Fast-acting citizens credited with saving victim from overturned, burning truck

RIVERSIDE – Officials are crediting several good Samaritans with extinguishing a truck fire and saving at least one person after a single-vehicle, rollover traffic accident Monday evening, May 15. The fiery wreck happened in front of Mountain View Elementary School on Streeter/Grand Avenue near Mountain View Avenue in Riverside. It was not immediately known how many occupants had been inside the truck when […]

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RIVERSIDE: One killed, one in critical condition, after 91 Freeway rollover

RIVERSIDE – One person died and another was critically injured after an early-morning, rollover accident, Sunday May 14. The deadly wreck, that happened less than two hours into Mother’s Day, happened on the eastbound 91 Freeway near the Fourteenth Street on ramp in Riverside. California Highway Patrol officers, City of Riverside firefighters and American Medical Response medics responded to multiple 911 calls from […]

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RIVERSIDE: Hair salon employee arrested, accused of lewd acts with a minor

RIVERSIDE – A hair salon employee was arrested Friday, May 5, the day after he allegedly sexually assaulted a minor at the salon where he worked. The incident, which was reported Thursday, May 4, allegedly happened at a business in the 10300 block of Arlington Avenue in Riverside. After an investigation, officers arrested Esteban Garcia Melchor, 49, of Riverside, Riverside Police Officer […]

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RIVERSIDE: Probationer arrested after compliance check

RIVERSIDE – Police officials yesterday announced the arrest of a probationer, who was found in possession of narcotics, illegally modified and stolen weapons and ammunition. The man was arrested Wednesday, May 3, in the 8700 block of Bruce Avenue in Riverside. At the end of the compliance sweep officers arrested Joe Louis Moore, 32, of Riverside. He was booked into the Southwest […]

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WOODCREST: Girl kidnapped, sexually assaulted, after meeting man on social media

WOODCREST – Sheriff’s officials are seeking additional possible victims after they arrested a man they allege kidnapped and sexually assaulted a teenage girl after meeting the juvenile online via social media. Investigators arrested the man Wednesday, May 10, after a girl who lives in the Woodcrest area told her parents about the alleged incident, according to sheriff’s officials. After investigating the reported […]

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