One dead, two injured in Home Gardens crash

HOME GARDENS –One person was killed and two others were injured after a car crashed into a tree late Friday evening, Aug. 23. The deadly, solo-vehicle accident happened in the 12700 block of Magnolia Ave., west of Lincoln St., in the unincorporated community of Home Gardens. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Man’s hand blown off after igniting explosive device outside Hemet […]

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Driver not expected to survive Riverside crash

RIVERSIDE — Two people were critically injured, including one person who was not expected to survive their injuries, when their speeding car failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and plowed into two trees in Riverside early Sunday morning, May 19. Today’s crash happened in the 7000 block of Magnolia Ave. near Washington St., south of Arlington Ave. LEADING […]

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PERRIS: San Jacinto man arrested for murder after body found in burned car

PERRIS — Sheriff’s investigators have arrested a San Jacinto resident who has since been charged for the murder of a person whose body was found inside a burned vehicle, Monday night, Apr. 9. The victim’s body was discovered by firefighters after extinguishing a vehicle blaze in the area of Monument Parkway and Monolith Trail, southwest of Ethanac and Goetz Roads, in Perris. SEE […]

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CORONA: Woman injured after car careens down embankment, crashes into ditch

CORONA — A woman was hospitalized after her car careened off a freeway, went down an embankment and crashed into a ravine, Sunday night, Feb. 25. The solo-vehicle crash happened along southbound I-15, between Magnolia and Ontario Avenues, in Corona. California Highway Patrol, City of Corona Fire Department and AMR were dispatched to the scene after callers reported the wreck. When […]

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RIVERSIDE: “Kindy 500” uses fun to teach children about traffic rules, safety and “stranger danger”

RIVERSIDE — Children had the opportunity to enjoy a fun morning learning about “stranger danger,” traffic rules, road signs and basic roadway safety during the Kindy 500 Traffic Safety Fair. The fair, which was the perfect opportunity for the kindergartners to enjoy a positive, early interaction with police officers who put on the event, was held this morning at Magnolia Elementary […]

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RIVERSIDE: Girl, 15, safely recovered, 3 adults arrested during human trafficking investigation

RIVERSIDE — Officials have announced the rescue of a 15-year-old girl and arrest of three adults as part of an ongoing investigation into nationwide human trafficking. The Tuesday evening, Dec. 5 arrests and victim’s safe recovery happened at the Riverside Inn & Suites at 10705 Magnolia Avenue in Riverside. SEE RELATED: Hemet resident charged in human trafficking investigation SEE RELATED: Nearly 500 arrested during […]

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RIVERSIDE: Knife-wielding man arrested after alleged robbery

RIVERSIDE — Authorities tracked down and arrested a man who allegedly robbed a person at knife-point yesterday afternoon. The robbery happened Wednesday, August 9, in the 9200 block of Magnolia Avenue, west of Jackson Street, in Riverside. After an investigation, Riverside police officers arrested Frankie William Viera, 22, of Riverside. He was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center on suspicion of armed robbery. Officers […]

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UPDATED: RIVERSIDE: 17-year-old motorist killed when truck smashes into pole ID’d

UPDATE: Jan. 26, 2:10 p.m. RIVERSIDE – Coroner’s officials have identified the 17-year-old driver who was killed when his truck smashed into a utility pole Wednesday, Jan. 25. Officials identified the victim as Paul Napier, a resident of Jurupa Valley. Napier was transported to Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Riverside with major traumatic injuries. According to the coroner’s release, Napier succumbed to […]

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Early morning Murrieta collision results in vehicle fire

MURRIETA – A two-car collision at the intersection of Magnolia Street and Jefferson Avenue left one car destroyed by a raging fire Aug. 3. City of Murrieta firefighters and other emergency first responders were dispatched to the location at about 1:12 a.m. after several witnesses and passing motorist called the City of Murrieta’s Communications Center to report the accident. The […]

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