Stabbed man walks into Hemet fire station, HPD investigating

HEMET –Authorities are investigating a stabbing that was reported earlier today, Tuesday, Jan. 15, after a man walked up to a Hemet fire station with a stab wound. Firefighter/paramedics immediately began treating the victim and contacted Hemet PD, who responded to the station and began investigating the incident. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Man who murdered woman in front of officer […]

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UPDATE: Local man identified after deadly Hwy 74 crash

UPDATED: Sunday, Jan. 13, 1 p.m. See original story, video, and photos below. Family and friends have identified a young man who died after crashing into a tree on Hwy. 74, near Black Burn Rd., about a quarter-mile west of the Cranston Fire Station. The fatal crash that injured two others happened Friday night, Jan. 11. The victim has since […]

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Community reporter tracks down man wanted for questioning after suspicious Hemet fire

HEMET — A local community reporter and photo journalist known for responding to San Jacinto valley law enforcement and fire incidents was instrumental in tracking down and locating a man wanted for questioning after a suspicious fire behind a Hemet business yesterday morning, Wednesday, Jan. 9. Although the man was detained and then arrested, it was not immediately known if […]

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Man seriously injured during Hemet trailer park incident

HEMET — Authorities are investigating an incident that left one man unresponsive, with “serious head injuries” at a Hemet trailer park early Friday  evening, Jan. 4. The incident happened at Cozy Trailer Court and Apartments in the 200 block of E. Kimball Ave., just east of State St. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Teen in stolen car shot during Hemet traffic […]

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Distracted driver plows into car, hospitalizing 1

HEMET — A woman was hospitalized after another driver in a pickup truck ran a Hemet stop sign and plowed into her small sedan earlier this afternoon, Thursday, Jan. 3. The man reportedly told officers he was distracted when he failed to stop at the four-way, stop sign-controlled intersection of S. Palm and W. Acacia avenues. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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UPDATE: Murder-suicide confirmed in Hemet fire that killed 2

UPDATED: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 8:30 a.m. See original story, 25 photos, and 4 videos below. HEMET — A suspicious residential blaze that left two women dead has been confirmed by fire and police officials to have been a murder-suicide. The pair was reportedly related as aunt and niece, ages 79 and 54, with one of the two acting as caretaker […]

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Shot last Friday, Hemet man, 28, succumbs to injuries, ID’d

UPDATED: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 11 a.m., With GoFundMe information and other details. UPDATED: Monday, Dec. 31, 11 a.m. With additional information from Hemet PD See original story and photos below. HEMET — Officials have confirmed that a Hemet man who was shot in the chest and arm last Friday night, Dec. 28 has succumbed to his injuries and passed away. […]

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Man wanting “suicide by cop” shoots at officers during Hemet standoff

HEMET — A man saying he wanted to commit “suicide by cop” before shooting at officers who responded to his Hemet home managed to walk away – in handcuffs and with only superficial injuries – after responding officers fired a hail of bullets back at the gun-wielding suspect early Wednesday evening, Dec. 26. Officials are now investigating the standoff and […]

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