One dead, one injured, after motorcyclist hits dog in Burney

BURNEY — A motorcyclist was killed after hitting a dog in the small mountain community of Burney, about 35 miles east of Redding, Friday evening, June 14. A female passenger on the motorcycle sustained moderate injuries after the collision, which happened on Highway 299E, just west of Enterprise Dr. According to a CHP incident log, the fatal accident happened shortly […]

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Man killed trying to rescue dog from Hwy 74 in Menifee

MENIFEE — A motorist who had reportedly exited his vehicle and was trying to help a dog out of the roadway was fatally struck by a vehicle in Menifee early yesterday evening, Thursday, Feb. 14. The deadly accident happened on State Hwy 74 between Menifee and Briggs roads. The victim, later identified as Abel Soto, 25, of Corona, succumbed to […]

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Anza woman airlifted with “severe” injuries after mauled by 3 pit bulls, owner arrested

ANZA — A woman attacked by three dogs while reportedly hanging laundry on her own rural Anza property was airlifted in critical condition with injuries officials have described as “severe.” Images of the three dogs later released by Riverside County Animal Services showed one of the trio with blood stains covering its head and snout, and splashed across its chest. […]

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JURUPA VALLEY: One detained after man and dog stabbed during street-side fight

JURUPA VALLEY — A person has been detained for questioning after a man and his dog were stabbed during a street-side altercation earlier this afternoon at the intersection of Mission Boulevard and Packard Avenue in Jurupa Valley. Both victims were taken for emergency medical treatment and despite their stab injuries the pair are expected to survive. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES […]

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UPDATED: RIVERSIDE: Machete-wielding man who allegedly killed puppy during burglary pleads not guilty to charges

UPDATE: Friday, Aug 4, 11 p.m. Machete-wielding man who allegedly killed puppy during burglary pleads not guilty to all charges RIVERSIDE — A Riverside area transient who officials allege used a machete to hack an 8-month-old Siberian Husky to death during a residential burglary pleaded not guilty to all charges against him when he was arraigned Wednesday, Aug. 2. Armando […]

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UPDATED: CANYON LAKE: Local man arrested, charged with starting blaze that displaced family of four and killed family’s dog

UPDATE: April 5, 11:49 p.m. CANYON LAKE – Officials have announced the arrest of a man they allege started an April 4 fire at a Canyon Lake residence. A family of four was displaced and their pet dog died during the blaze that destroyed the family’s home in the 23000 block of Canyon Lake Drive North in the city of […]

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UPDATE: MORENO VALLEY: Rescue efforts fail to save dog swallowed by 30′ deep sinkhole

UPDATE: 12/24/2016 4 p.m. Rescue efforts to save a 60 pound, 15-year-old, black Labrador were unsuccessful, in spite of the coordinated efforts of dozens of firefighters, sheriff’s deputies, city officials, and public works employees. “When firefighters arrived on scene they had a visual of the dog and could hear the dog barking and moaning,” Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire spokeswoman April […]

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UPDATE: MORENO VALLEY: Rescue efforts fail to save dog swallowed by 30′ deep sinkhole

UPDATE: 12/24/2016 4 p.m. Rescue efforts to save a 60 pound, 15-year-old, black Labrador were unsuccessful, in spite of the coordinated efforts of dozens of firefighters, sheriff’s deputies, city officials, and public works employees. “When firefighters arrived on scene they had a visual of the dog and could hear the dog barking and moaning,” Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire spokeswoman April […]

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