BREAKING: Second RivCo freeway jumper in 5 days forces I-215 closure, SigAlert

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this report listed the 91 Freeway in the title, when it should have said the incident happened on the southbound I-215 -TM RIVERSIDE — Officials are at the scene of another incident involving a person who is believed to have leaped from an overpass onto a Riverside freeway earlier this morning, Thursday, March 14. As […]

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UPDATE: Man who leaped to death from I-15 overpass onto SR-91 ID’d

UPDATED: Thursday, March 14, 11:30 a.m. See Original Story below. CORONA — Officials have identified a man who leaped to his death from the I-15 overpass onto the 91 Freeway below in Corona last week, Saturday, March 9. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials yesterday identified the victim as Jason Birrell, 42, of Fullerton. A coroner’s release indicated Birrell was pronounced deceased […]

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UPDATE: La Quinta couple identified after apparent murder-suicide

UPDATED: Wednesday, Jan 9, 12 p.m. See original story below. LA QUINTA — Officials today released more details and information after last Monday’s discovery of two deceased individuals at a La Quinta residence in the 79700 block of Independence Way near Monticello Ave. Based on their ongoing investigation, officials are now investigating the incident as a murder-suicide and have called […]

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BREAKING: AZ murder suspect commits suicide at Anza gas station

ANZA — Details are beginning to emerge after an Arizona woman wanted in connection with a Phoenix homicide reportedly committed suicide this morning, Wednesday, Dec. 19. Riverside County sheriff’s officials have said the woman killed herself when she was confronted by deputies at an Anza gas station. Deputies had received information from Phoenix Police Department that the woman, whose identity […]

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Resources available on campus after Corona HS freshman’s suicide

CORONA — Counselors, psychologists, and even a specially trained police K-9 – used to help people deal with grief and traumatic events – are at Corona High School this week helping students, teachers, and other school administrators and staff, cope with the death of a freshman who officials say committed suicide earlier this week. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Victim […]

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MORENO VALLEY: Report of shooting suicide leads to “suspicious death” investigation

MORENO VALLEY — Sheriff’s homicide investigators are heading up an investigation into what officials are calling a “suspicious death” after deputies responding to reports of a suicide found evidence that led their investigation in a different direction. Citing their ongoing investigation, officials have released very few details other than to confirm they are investigating the Sunday, Mar. 18 death. Sunday’s suspicious […]

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UPDATED: HEMET: Officials investigating murder-attempted suicide

UPDATE: Jan. 25, 5 p.m. HEMET – Officials have provided additional information about yesterday’s murder-attempted suicide investigation. The investigation began Tuesday, Jan. 24, about 2:47 p.m., after the Hemet Police Dispatch Center received a 911 call from a subject who told dispatchers that a family member, later identified as Vincent James Marples, 33, of Hemet, had called and told her that […]

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MORENO VALLEY: Investigation ongoing after 2 men found dead in possible murder-suicide

MORENO VALLEY – Sheriff’s officials are investigating what they have determined to possibly be a murder-suicide after two men were found dead Friday, Jan. 13. The men’s bodies were discovered at a residence in the 25900 block of Flint Drive in Moreno Valley. The home is in a residential neighborhood west of Lasselle Street and north of Cactus Avenue. Officials have not identified […]

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BREAKING: RIVERSIDE: Woman killed during domestic disturbance, man arrested

RIVERSIDE – A man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed a woman to death during a domestic dispute Sunday, Nov. 20. The incident happened at the Springbrook Park Apartments in the 1100 block of N. Orange Street, in the City of Riverside. The apartments are located directly across the street from the Northside Fire Station 6. Riverside Police Department’s […]

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Deputies stop machete-wielding vet suffering PTSD from killing himself in Shingletown

SHINGLETOWN – Deputies confronted a suicidal military veteran who was armed with a machete and a large knife, Friday, May 6. Despite having already written a suicide note and threatening to slash his own throat, deputies were successful in calming the man and detaining him. Deputies determined the man was a military veteran suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. He was […]

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