Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals postponed due to coronavirus concerns

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — Amidst growing concern over the coronavirus outbreak, organizers of the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals announced today that the two events had been postponed until October. The star-studded lineup for the two events included Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott, and Frank Ocean for Coachella and Carrie Underwood, Alan Jackson, and Billy Ray Cyrus for Stagecoach. […]

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Moreno Valley man, 20, ID’d after fatal Coachella shooting

COACHELLA — Deputies summoned to reports of a domestic disturbance in Coachella instead found themselves investigating the murder of a Moreno Valley man Saturday evening, Feb. 1. The victim’s lifeless body was discovered in a vehicle on the 84400 block of Calle Cathron near Avenida Razon, northeast of Fredrick St. and 51st Ave. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: MoVal shooting leads […]

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Pedestrian, 57, killed after struck by car in Coachella ID’d

COACHELLA — A 57-year-old Coachella man was killed after he was struck by a vehicle in the area of Dillon Road, south of Harrison Place, in Coachella, late Sunday evening, July 28. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials have since identified Glenn Earl Littlepage as the victim who died in the collision. A coroner’s report indicated the pedestrian passed away at the […]

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Foul play suspected after woman’s body found in Coachella

COACHELLA — Officials investigating reports of a woman’s body found in Coachella Tuesday morning, June 25, say foul play is suspected and that the victim “was likely the victim of a homicide.” The woman’s body was discovered along the shoulder of Avenue 53, between Jackson and Monroe streets, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Hemet home intruder fatally shot […]

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Street race ends in two deaths, one arrest – Victims, 75 & 74, ID’d

COACHELLA — Two people were killed and a third person was seriously injured after an accident that officials say was possibly the result of an illegal street race in Coachella Friday evening, May 17. “The preliminary investigation suggests that street racing was a factor in the collision,” officials later explained. The driver who deputies say caused the wreck was arrested […]

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Coachella bicyclist, 34, killed by drunk driver

COACHELLA — A bicyclist was fatally struck by an alleged drunk driver while riding in Coachella early Saturday morning, April 27. The alleged drunk driver was later arrested at the scene, but was released within hours of his arrest after posting 50,000 bail. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Homeland motorcyclist, 42, killed yesterday, ID’d SWAT and K-9s track down Lake […]

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Arrest made in Coachella kidnap & assault case

COACHELLA — Authorities yesterday announced the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a kidnapping and assault that occurred in Coachella on Mar. 3.  LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Enjoy a good laugh with Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 2/28 Hemet officer hospitalized after on-duty crash Officials investigating Homeland homicide Although no details regarding the reported kidnapping have been released, at […]

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Warrant service leads to wanted parolee, stolen vehicle

COACHELLA — A Coachella warrant service led to the arrest of a wanted parolee and recovery of a stolen vehicle yesterday afternoon, Thursday, Jan. 10. The incident and arrest happened near the 46000 block of Harrison Place, according to sheriff’s officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Community reporter tracks down man wanted for questioning after suspicious Hemet fire BREAKING: MVPD Chief […]

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Coachella man, 39, killed when struck by train

THERMAL — Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was struck by a train in an unincorporated area of Coachella Valley, between Mecca and Thermal, Thursday morning, Dec. 27. The deadly collision happened near the intersection of Avenue 62 and Grapefruit Blvd., according to fire and coroner officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Body of Palm Desert man, 62, […]

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Driver of bus with 35 students crashes, dies, after medical emergency

COACHELLA — A school bus driver who apparently suffered a medical emergency while transporting 35 students later died after bumping into the back of another bus early Friday morning, Dec. 14. This morning’s fatal incident happened in the parking lot of Coachella Valley High School, on the 83800 block of Airport Blvd., according to CHP. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: […]

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