Victim shot in back in second Willowalk shooting in 5 days

HEMET — A male was hospitalized with at least one gunshot injury after a shooting inside Hemet’s gated Willowalk community earlier this afternoon, Sunday, March 17. Although there have been multiple reports of where the shooting happened, most reports indicate the shooting happened in the area of Waterside Dr. and Saltcreek Way, near the south entrance of the gated community. […]

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Massive Hemet fire, countless explosions, rock area residents

HEMET — Firefighters from multiple city and county fire agencies battled a massive blaze that destroyed a Hemet business last night, March 15. The destructive blaze, that caused much of the large building to collapse in on itself, happened in the 1000 block of N. State St., near Crows Nest Place. Despite immediately requesting a mutual aid response and additional […]

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Hemet fire extinguisher attack leaves 1 critical, 1 arrested

HEMET — One man is clinging to life and another is behind bars after a brutal fire extinguisher attack outside a Hemet business Monday morning, March 11. The violent confrontation, which happened in front of Pam’s Donuts & Ice Cream in the 100 block of E Stetson Ave., left the victim with serious head trauma and he remains hospitalized in […]

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Willowalk shooting forces two nearby school lock downs

HEMET — A possible car to car shooting inside Hemet’s gated Willowalk community caused two nearby schools to be placed onto precautionary lock down earlier today, Tuesday, March 12. Because the shooting happened within close proximity to West Valley High and Harmony Elementary schools, both campuses were reportedly locked down for a short period, while officers combed the area looking […]

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Wanted fugitive nabbed after wild chase from Menifee to Hemet

A wild pursuit that traveled from Menifee to Hemet ended when a felon fleeing in a stolen car crashed into two other vehicles and a wrought iron fence before fleeing on foot into a residential neighborhood Sunday afternoon, Mar. 10. The man, who was later determined to be a fugitive from justice, was apprehended with assistance from a sheriff’s K-9. […]

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Felon who fled from & fought with Hemet officers arrested

UPDATE: Sunday, Mar. 10, 11 a.m. With corrections, updates, and suspect booking details. See Original Story below. HEMET — A felon who was arrested yesterday after first running from and then fighting with Hemet police officers was later identified as 63-year-old, Stephen Leon Washington Jr. Online jail records indicate that after his arrest, Washington was booked into Cois Byrd Detention […]

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No injuries reported after Domenigoni rollover

HEMET — No injuries were reported after a single vehicle rollover on Domenigoni Parkway east of Warren Rd.Monday night, Mar. 4. LEADING THE HEMET HEADLINES: Two women apprehended after suspected DUI hit and run Hemet man life-flighted with stab injuries to neck UPDATE: Man arrested after fatal Hemet stabbing Hemet woman charged with human trafficking City of Hemet Police and […]

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UPDATE: Hemet man life-flighted with critical knife wounds to neck

UPDATED: Tuesday, Mar. 5, 8:30 p.m., With update from family and friends. HEMET — A man was life-flighted to a trauma center after suffering life-threatening knife wounds earlier today, Tuesday, Mar. 5. Initial reports indicated the victim sustained a knife injury to his wrist, but paramedics discovered the victim had been stabbed and slashed in the neck. LEADING THE HEMET […]

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UPDATE: Man arrested after fatal Hemet stabbing

UPDATED: Sunday, Mar. 3, 12:48 p.m., With suspect’s information. UPDATED: Monday, Mar. 4, 1 p.m., With link to video from scene. See Original Story and photos below. HEMET — Authorities investigating the fatal stabbing of a Hemet man last Friday night, Mar. 1, announced this morning the arrest of a Beaumont man in connection with the fatal incident. LEADING THE […]

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Elderly victim & cats displaced after Hemet fire

HEMET — An elderly homeowner escaped injury after a fire broke out at a Hemet residence earlier today, Friday, Mar. 1. The fire, which displaced the woman and several of her cats, erupted in the kitchen of a home on the 1000 block of Cordova Dr., northwest of N. Lyon and W. Oakland avenues. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Hemet woman […]

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