UPDATED: RIVERSIDE: Man fatally struck and left dead on busy MLK Blvd remains unidentified

UPDATED: Sunday, Aug. 27, 11 p.m. RIVERSIDE — In spite of life-saving efforts made by both law enforcement and fire officials, a pedestrian – believed to have been struck by a vehicle – died at the scene, Wednesday, Aug. 23. The deadly incident was reported in the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard, west of Canyon Crest Drive, in Riverside. According to […]

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UPDATED: RIVERSIDE: 20-year-old pedestrian struck, killed while crossing street ID’d

RIVERSIDE – Officials have identified a man who as killed while crossing a Riverside street Wednesday afternoon, April 26. The fatal vehicle versus pedestrian accident happened on Martin Luther King Boulevard west of Douglass Avenue. According to officials, the victim was not inside a marked cross walk when he was struck while crossing the street. Riverside County Coroner officials later identified the […]

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RIVERSIDE: Naked and distraught man walking in traffic safely detained

RIVERSIDE – A naked man who was walking in traffic stating he wanted to die was safely detained by officers Monday, Jan. 16. The man was hospitalized for his own protection after he was apprehended. The incident happened in the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Chicago Avenue in Riverside. Officers responded to the area about 6:20 p.m., after City […]

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UPDATED: Black Lives Matter IE claims no affiliation with Saturday’s planned protest in Riverside

UPDATED: 07/14/2016 10:30 With a letter/post from Black Lives Matters member Matthew Young and my response to him. SEE ORIGINAL POST BELOW SEE ALL E-MAIL CORRESPONDENCE BELOW AFTER ORIGINAL REPORT From Mr. Young: ATTENTION! A WORD OF WARNING FROM BLACK LIVES MATTER IE CONCERNING SATURDAY’S PROTEST! We have already expressed concern about the apparent planned action this Saturday involving shutting down […]

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