Hemet man’s kindness praised after helping young mom

HEMET — One man’s quick decision to help out a young mom after her vehicle got a flat tire has people from throughout the San Jacinto Valley and beyond praising the good Samaritan for his generosity and random act of kindness. After hearing the woman’s truck tires were so bald she needed four new tires – a $1,400 expense which […]

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Unoccupied Burney home that burned last April burns again

BURNEY — Officials are investigating a suspicious residential structure fire that erupted yesterday at an abandoned Burney home less than half mile from Burney’s Fire Station 17. The home, at 36764 Woods Ave, near Oak St. and behind Pit River Mini Mart, previously caught fire and burned in mid-April. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Road rage may have led to Oak […]

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JURUPA VALLEY: Firefighters spend hours battling stubborn pallet and wood mulch blaze

JURUPA VALLEY — Firefighters spent several hours battling a difficult pallet and wood mulch blaze at a recycling plant, Wednesday, Nov. 29. The early morning fire erupted at Rios Recycling on the 5000 block of Wilson Street near S. Brown Avenue in Jurupa Valley. Nearly forty firefighters from eleven engine companies responded to reports of the fire just after 2 a.m., Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire […]

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RIVERSIDE: Pedestrian in critical condition after struck by Riverside PD patrol vehicle

RIVERSIDE — A pedestrian who was struck by an on-duty Riverside PD patrol vehicle sustained major injuries and was left in critical condition Thursday, Nov. 16. The early morning, pre-dawn accident happened on Van Buren Boulevard west of Wood Road, in Riverside. SEE RELATED: PERRIS: 15-year-old girl killed when struck by sheriff’s patrol SUV identified Riverside Police and Fire personnel responded to the […]

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SAN JACINTO VALLEY: Local officers honored at recent dinner and awards banquet

SAN JACINTO VALLEY — Several local law enforcement officers were recently honored at the first annual, San Jacinto Valley Crime Stoppers Appreciation Dinner and Awards Banquet. According to event organizers, those who were recognized had provided “outstanding service” to their communities and showed “superior work and dedication” to the San Jacinto Valley and its citizens over the last year. The Thursday, Sept. 14 event, which […]

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UPDATE: RIVERSIDE: Theft suspect who died in custody ID’d

UPDATE: 11/03/2016 1:45 p.m.   RIVERSIDE – A man suspected of stealing wood pallets from a business died after officers took him into custody following a foot pursuit Monday, Oct. 31. The arrest that led to the in-custody death happened in the 8100 block of Mar Vista Court in Riverside. Coroner’s officials have identified the subject as Edward Hayes III, […]

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HEMET: Suspect arrested after attempting to ram officer during vehicle pursuit

HEMET – A Hemet resident was arrested on Monday, April 4, after he allegedly tried to ram an officer with his car before leading police on a high-speed pursuit through Hemet, according to police officials. The dangerous incident began at about 2:45 a.m., when a patrol officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a car in the 900 block of Johnston Avenue. The officer […]

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