Investigation continuing after body found at Hemet motel

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities are investigating a suspicious death after a man’s body was discovered in a downtown Hemet motel room Thursday afternoon, June 4. Officials are still working to identify the victim and have asked for the community’s help with any information that could shed light on the man’s death and identity. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Major injuries reported […]

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Hemet road rage leads to rollover crash, shots fired

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say a Hemet road rage incident led to a rollover crash and shots fired late Friday evening, May 29. One of the involved passengers was hospitalized after what officials have called an “intentional act”, which happened in the area of State St. and Domenigoni Parkway. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: SJ city councilman recovering after medical […]

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Speeding in Hemet construction zone leads to head-on crash

HEMET, Calif. — Two people were injured, including one critically, after a speeding car swerved into oncoming traffic after nearly plowing into the back of a vehicle stuck in traffic inside a construction zone, and smashed head-on into an SUV Tuesday afternoon, May 26. The collision happened on SR-74, east of California Ave., according to officials now investigating the major-injury […]

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UPDATE: SJ city councilman recovering after medical crisis led to solo-vehicle rollover

UPDATED: Sunday, May 31, 9:53 a.m. With additional details. CORRECTION: Although the City of San Jacinto’s website still lists Russel Utz as mayor, he currently holds the position of San Jacinto City Councilman.-TM See Original Story, Photos and Video below HEMET, Calif. — More details are beginning to emerge after a diabetic-related medical crisis led to a solo-vehicle rollover accident […]

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UPDATE: Pilot killed when plane crashed near Mountain Center ID’d

UPDATED: May 23, 3 p.m. With coroner’s release of information. MOUNTAIN CENTER, Calif. — Officials investigating a fatal plane crash have identified the victim killed when the twin engine plane he was piloting crashed in rugged, mountain terrain Thursday, April 30. The fatal crash sparked a vegetation fire southwest of Mountain Center and east of Hemet, according to Cal Fire […]

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DUI, reckless driving may have led to fatal Hemet crash

UPDATED: Thursday, May 14, 4:30 p.m. See Original Story, photos and video below. HEMET, Calif. — Authorities investigating last Tuesday’s deadly crash, which killed a 27-year-old Hemet man and seriously injured the driver, say driving under the influence and reckless driving may have led to the solo-vehicle accident. The wreck, which is still under investigation, happened on N. Kirby St., […]

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Pair nabbed after dangerous, high-speed Hemet pursuit

HEMET, Calif. — Although a high-speed pursuit in Hemet was discontinued for public safety reasons, two people were later apprehended after ditching the rental car they had fled from officers in Saturday evening, May 9. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Palm Desert sex offender stabbed two before throwing young daughter off cliff, say officials UPDATED: Driver was DUI, fleeing other crash […]

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Child airlifted after struck by car in Hemet

HEMET, Calif. — Details are beginning to emerge after a child was struck by a car and seriously injured in Hemet earlier this afternoon, Saturday, May 2. The juvenile was airlifted to an area trauma center after the accident, which happened in the area of Park Ave. and Grove Ln. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Fleeing crimes, naked mom abandons toddler […]

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Dozens contacted during Hemet OHV enforcement operation

HEMET, Calif. — Deputies from the Hemet Sheriff’s Station once again teamed up with US Forestry officials and spent the morning and afternoon performing off-highway vehicle (OHV) enforcement April 26. During Sunday’s targeted enforcement operation officials patrolled more than 43 miles on All-Terrain Vehicles, sheriff’s officials reported after the detail. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Landscaper fatally struck in Jurupa Valley […]

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