Christmas eve motorhome blaze, explosions, rock Hemet neighborhood

HEMET — A motorhome was destroyed and a man was hospitalized overnight when a destructive blaze ripped through the recreational vehicle Tuesday, Dec. 24. The Christmas eve fire, which happened on the 1300 block of Slate Ave. just south of W. Thornton Ave, destroyed the RV and caused at least two explosions, according to witnesses at the scene. Last night’s […]

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Woman hospitalized after blaze rips through Hemet home

HEMET — A Hemet woman was reportedly hospitalized after flames ripped through her mobile home this morning, Tuesday, Dec. 24. The blaze, which erupted at the Desert Sky RV Park at 1190 N. Palm Ave., destroyed the residence, leaving it uninhabitable. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: One dead after stabbing at Temecula Motel 6 No injuries after car plows through SJ […]

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Santa teams with HPD to raise jaywalking awareness – 24 cited

HEMET — Santa Claus this year had more than simple gifts or lumps of coal to offer jaywalkers caught crossing a busy Hemet street, in the form of citations issued for anyone caught illegally crossing Florida Ave. yesterday morning, Thursday, December 19. In total, Santa helped City of Hemet police officers nab 27 people who crossed the road outside a […]

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Hemet man arrested after multiple molest victims come forward

HEMET — A Hemet man was arrested following a months-long investigation into the alleged sexual molestation of at least three children, two of whom are now adults, according to sheriff’s officials. Following the lengthy investigation, the alleged suspect was arrested without incident at his home on the 27000 block of Hemet St. LEADING THE HEMET AREA HEADLINES: SJ valley “Zero […]

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Hemet pedestrian recovering after hit by pickup

HEMET — A man who was crossing a Hemet street was injured after he was struck by a pickup truck Sunday evening, Dec. 15. Although officials investigating last night’s collision have not specified if the victim was using a marked crosswalk when he was hit near the intersection of Florida Ave. and Lyon Ave., witnesses and the driver who hit […]

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SJ valley “Zero Tolerance” enforcement sweep nets 43

SAN JACINTO VALLEY — Last Friday the 13th was a very unlucky day for forty-three criminals who were arrested for sixty-eight criminal violations, including fifteen felonies, during a “Zero Tolerance” enforcement operation. During the coordinated Dec. 13 sweep, authorities from nearly a dozen agencies partnered to serve forty-six warrants, including three felony and forty-three misdemeanor warrants. The focus of the […]

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Hemet man, 51, killed in crash with big-rig ID’d

NUEVO — Authorities are investigating the cause of a deadly head-on crash  between a tractor-trailer combo and pickup truck that killed a Hemet resident Tuesday evening, Nov. 10. The fatal accident, which sent the big-rig driver to the hospital with minor injuries, happened on Ramona Expressway, west of Lakeview Ave., in Nuevo. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: 8 hospitalized after school […]

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UPDATE: Hemet pedestrian, 46, killed by hit and run driver ID’d

UPDATED: Monday, Dec. 9, 1 p.m. See Original Story below HEMET — Officials have identified a Hemet transient who was struck and killed by a driver who then fled the scene Friday evening, Dec. 6. The deadly crash happened inside a residential neighborhood on Wetherly St., between W. Johnston Ave. and Warley Rd. Officials are continuing to search for the […]

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Carbon Monoxide poisoning suspected after pair found dead in Hemet motel

HEMET — Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people, whose lifeless bodies were found inside a Hemet motel room Friday afternoon, Nov. 29. Officials investigating the deaths say carbon monoxide build up within the room was the suspected cause of the pair’s deaths and that the couple may have tampered with the motel room’s heater prior to their passing. […]

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Hemet woman killed in Cathedral City crash

CATHEDRAL CITY — A Hemet driver was killed and her male passenger is in critical condition after a solo-vehicle crash in Cathedral City early Monday morning, Nov. 25. The deadly crash happened at Dinah Shore, east of Cathedral Canyon. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: I-15 big-rig blaze causes major delays Hit by car in Hemet, boy suffers broken leg, other injuries […]

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