BREAKING: HOMELAND: Pedestrian struck, killed on Hwy 74

HOMELAND – Details are still emerging after a pedestrian was fatally struck earlier tonight. The victim was hit while walking in the area of Highway 74 and Juniper Flats Road in the unincorporated community of Homeland, between the cities of Hemet and Perris. California Highway Patrol and Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire officials were dispatched to the scene of the major-injury, […]

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HOMELAND: Menifee burglary suspect arrested after pursuit on stolen motorcycle

HOMELAND – A suspected residential burglar was arrested after leading deputies on a high-speed pursuit while riding a stolen motorcycle Tuesday, April 4. The man was eventually tracked down by a sheriff’s K9, after he initially managed to elude authorities. The suspect, who was later identified as Jesse Wayne Osburn, 35, of Menifee, was booked into the Southwest Detention Center on suspicion […]

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HOMELAND – Firefighters battle 1/2 acre blaze in storage lot

On Scene photography/videography: William Hayes / Epicenter News/Loudlabs News John Strangis / OnScene.TV   HOMELAND – Firefighters battled a late night blaze in a storage lot on Highway 74 near Agnew Avenue Sunday, Sept. 18. Their efforts to knock down the fire were hampered by live power lines that were melting and shooting huge sparks. As the the power lines melted […]

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Racing suspected in Hwy 74 wreck in Homeland

HOMELAND – Officials have confirmed that speed was a contributing factor in a two-vehicle crash that left both vehicles barely recognizable early Wednesday morning, Aug. 3. The collision, which destroyed both vehicles and nearly ripped one of the two cars in half, happened while the two vehicles were traveling eastbound on Highway 74, between Naumann and Homeland avenues, in the […]

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Transient arrested in connection with 3 recent Homeland fires

HOMELAND – A transient from the unincorporated areas of Homeland and Romoland was arrested on suspicion of setting three Homeland area fires May 20, Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department officials announced in a press release after the arrest. The three separate arson fires were reported within 12 minutes of each other and severely strained available fire resources.. Two of the […]

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Serial arsonist possibly targeting Homeland, Hemet

HOMELAND – Cal Fire/Riverside, Riverside County Fire personnel and investigators, Riverside County Sheriff deputies and investigators, Hemet Police officials and ATF agents are investigating a series of Homeland and City of Hemet area fires that appear to be suspicious in nature. Some of the fires include a church that was burned to the ground April 30, as well as a second […]

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UPDATED – BREAKING: Homeland church fully engulfed – firefighters on scene battling blaze

UPDATE #4 04/30/2016 10:58 p.m.   HOMELAND – Firefighters and other emergency first responders are on scene of a massive fire that has reportedly fully engulfed the Community First Church of God on SR 74 near Juniper Flats Road. The church is located at 31371 SR 74. The fire was first reported about 8 p.m., and has brought a huge response […]

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