Five Norco businesses evacuated due to “foul odor”

NORCO — Reports of a foul odor emanating from an overheated asphalt tank caused the evacuation of at least seventy-five people from five Norco businesses earlier yesterday, Wednesday, Aug. 21. Although officials determined the “strong but unharmful” odor did not pose an immediate danger to those in the area, fire officials and Air Quality Management District officials warned that any […]

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Norco man, 44, killed in two-vehicle rollover crash ID’d

NORCO — A Norco man died after his speeding vehicle struck a pickup truck, causing it to overturn in Norco Thursday evening, July 4. Yesterday night’s fatal accident happened at the intersection of Sixth St. and Temescal Ave. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Motor officer rams fleeing stalking suspect, both hospitalized Helping trapped big-rig driver, good Samaritan’s car stolen Two seriously […]

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Three hospitalized, one critical, after Eastvale crash

EASTVALE — Three people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle head-on traffic collision in Eastvale yesterday morning, Saturday, May 4. The major-injury crash happened in the area of River Road and Baron Dr., on the bridge between Eastvale and Norco at the south end of Archibald Ave. The collision left one of the three victims with “life-threatening injuries,” City of Eastvale […]

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UPDATE: FAA confirms rare WWII-era “flying wing” crashed into CRC prison in Norco, pilot killed

UPDATED: Monday, April 22, 3:20 p.m., With confirmation of plane involved, witness accounts, and other details UPDATED: Monday, April 22, 4:11 p.m., With confirmation of pilot’s death See Original Story and updates below NORCO — As officials are beginning to investigate today’s crash of a plane into the prison grounds of Norco’s California Rehabilitation Center, FAA officials have confirmed the […]

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Armed incident at Norco sports bar leads to arrest

NORCO — Deputies arrested a man they allege was brandishing a firearm while threatening other people at a Norco sports bar early Monday morning, Jan. 28. Yesterday’s incident and arrest happened in the 1900 block of Four Wheel Dr. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Hemet woman ID’d after ejected in fatal Menifee DUI crash Officials searching for gun-wielding man who […]

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Dramatic video and photos show firefighters’ efforts battling Norco fire

NORCO — Fire officials released video and photos of a dramatic fire that consumed a travel trailer in Norco Friday evening, Nov. 2. The blaze, which destroyed the recreational trailer and spread to nearby vegetation on the property, happened in the area of Temescal Ave. and Seventh St. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Couple arrested after Murrieta child custody dispute leads […]

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Speeding and DUI suspected in Norco crash that ejected 3 of 4 occupants

NORCO — Authorities investigating a solo-vehicle, major injury crash in Norco that sent four people to the hospital early Friday morning, Oct. 19, suspect excessive speed and DUI as contributing factors in the accident, according to sheriff’s officials. The early morning crash happened in on 5th St., just west of Neil Snipes Park, near Broken Lance Dr. LEADING THE RCNS […]

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Seven displaced, one hospitalized, Norco home destroyed by fast-moving fire

NORCO — Seven people, including a minor, were displaced by a fast-moving fire that swept through a Norco home earlier this afternoon, Thursday, Sept. 27. The destructive blaze, which sent one person to the hospital, happened on the 2000 block of Parkridge Ave. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Officers injured arresting Hemet man who tried to kill two Murrieta PD’s Weekly […]

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Authorities investigating after woman’s body found inside Norco parked car

NORCO — Authorities are investigating the death of a woman found inside a parked car in a Norco shopping center parking lot early Thursday morning, Sept. 20. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Officials investigating after body found in Hemet empty lot Mother with 3 children walking to school hit by pickup truck UPDATED: Riverside victim ID’d after deadly JV crash The […]

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