Suicidal SJ man who cut own throat dies in police custody

SAN JACINTO — A suicidal man who had already slashed his own throat and was bleeding profusely by the time authorities arrived to help him had to be subdued with a Taser early Thursday evening, July 11. Despite life saving efforts by deputies as well as medical personnel, the suicidal and knife-wielding man later died from his self-inflicted knife wounds. […]

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UPDATE: Second child dies after solo-vehicle San Jacinto crash

UPDATED: July 13, 10:30 p.m. See original story below. SAN JACINTO — A second child has passed away after a deadly, solo-vehicle crash in San Jacinto that happened Friday morning, July 12. One adult and three children were inside the car when the fatal accident happened around 8:30 a.m., on Sanderson Ave., just north of Cottonwood Ave. Officials had previously […]

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Body found inside car on SR-79 in Lamb Canyon

BEAUMONT — Officials are conducting a death investigation after a person’s lifeless body was discovered over the weekend inside a vehicle in the Lamb Canyon area, on Highway 79 just north of California Ave. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Injured paraglider airlifted after San Jacinto crash Two seriously injured in Hemet road rage incident Elsinore woman ID’d after fatal Wildomar hit […]

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Transient killed crossing SJ street remains unidentified

SAN JACINTO — Officials investigating a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian collision say they have yet to identify a man who died as a result of the accident last Thursday evening, June 27. The deadly collision happened on State St. near Ramona Blvd., in San Jacinto.  LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: No injuries after car plows through wall into Murrieta back yard […]

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San Jacinto victim, 59, ID’d after Aguanga motorcycle crash

AGUANGA — Officials have identified a San Jacinto man who died while riding a motorcycle in the unincorporated Aguanga area Thursday afternoon, June 20. The deadly accident happened along State Route 371,  just north of Lake Riverside Dr. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Sage missing person case now a murder investigation – One in custody Man caught having sex with girl […]

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Victim, 27, ID’d after fatal San Jacinto motorcycle crash

UPDATED: Sunday, June 2, 10:30 a.m. See Original Story below SAN JACINTO — Officials have identified a motorcyclist who died after colliding with a motorist on San Jacinto Ave. early Friday evening, May 31. Although officials are continuing their investigation, Riverside Sheriff’s Department said yesterday that alcohol and drug intoxication have been ruled out, but speeding is suspected as a […]

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Community reporters thwart SJ man’s attempt to steal car

SAN JACINTO — A man who first stripped and then stole a car in San Jacinto Saturday afternoon, April 13, was arrested after a trio of community reporters spotted the alleged suspect’s suspicious activity and called 911. While waiting for officials to arrive, the three confronted the alleged thief, live-streaming their encounter with the man on social media. They continued […]

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2 adults & 2 boys hospitalized after San Jacinto “T-Bone” crash

SAN JACINTO — Four people, including two boys, were hospitalized after a two-vehicle “T-Bone” traffic collision at the intersection of Cottonwood and S. Lyon avenues in San Jacinto Thursday evening, April 4. Witnesses later reported that the driver who caused the crash when he ran a stop sign tried to flee, but collapsed in pain after his own injuries kept […]

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Paraglider suffers serious injuries, airlifted after SJ crash

SAN JACINTO — A paraglider was airlifted with serious injuries after the victim crashed in San Jacinto earlier this morning, Thursday, April 4. This morning’s accident was the second crash and hoist rescue involving a paraglider from Soboba Paragliding and Speed Flying in less than two weeks. Both recent crashes, including one that happened Monday, March 25, happened in the […]

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Three-vehicle, head-on crash possibly caused by drowsy driver

MORENO VALLEY — Two people were hospitalized after a three-vehicle, head-on traffic collision in an unincorporated area between the cities of Moreno Valley and San Jacinto early Saturday morning, March 30. This morning’s accident, which was possibly caused by a driver who fell asleep at the wheel, happened on Gilman Springs Rd. near Bridge St. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: I.E. […]

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