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Knife-wielding Anderson felon arrested after threatening mother and child

ANDERSON, Calif. — A knife-wielding felon on probation who officials say is well known to police officers from her prior contacts with law enforcement was arrested again after allegedly threatening a mother and her child, along with several others, outside an Anderson business on Gateway Drive Wednesday evening, Jan. 20. One of the alleged suspect’s recent arrests happened last October […]

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Crushed between two trucks, one dead after Mead Valley crash

MEAD VALLEY, Calif. — One person was killed and two others were hospitalized after a multi-vehicle wreck involving a Riverside County Transportation Department vehicle Friday afternoon, Jan. 22. The fatal collision happened in the area of Harvill Avenue and Rider Street, west of Interstate 215, in Mead Valley, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: “Discarded in the trash”, infant […]

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Life-long Perris resident ID’d after fatally struck by car

UPDATED: Sunday, Jan. 24, 2 p.m. See Original Story below. PERRIS, Calif. — Grieving family members have identified 26-year-old, life-long Perris resident, Jesse Ray Lopez, as the pedestrian killed after he was struck by a car in Perris last Thursday evening, Jan. 21. The deadly accident, which happened around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Perris Boulevard and San Jacinto […]

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Fatally ejected, Homeland man ID’d after rollover crash

HOMELAND, Calif. — Authorities say a man was fatally ejected in a solo vehicle rollover accident early Saturday morning, Jan. 23. The deadly crash happened in the 32000 block of Highway 74, just west of White Avenue, according to California Highway Patrol and Cal Fire. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: “Discarded in the trash”, infant found dead in Perris Illegal passing […]

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“Discarded in the trash”, infant found dead in Perris

PERRIS, Calif. — Although few details have been released, authorities today confirmed they are investigating the death of an infant, whose lifeless body was found inside a Perris trash processing center Friday afternoon, Jan. 22. Yesterday’s gruesome discovery was made in the 1700 block of Goetz Road, near E. Ellis Avenue, according to officials now investigating the infant’s death. LEADING […]

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Questions, concerns remain after Montgomery Creek woman arrested for setting car ablaze

MONTGOMERY CREEK, Calif. — Authorities say a Shasta County woman with multiple warrants was arrested after setting a car ablaze on Big Bend Road, about a mile north of SR-299E, Monday afternoon, Jan. 18. The fire destroyed a Volkswagen Jetta and burned about a quarter-acre of vegetation, according to Cal Fire-Shasta. In the wake of Monday’s arrest, Montgomery Creek residents […]

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“Go buy a lottery ticket … Now!” witness tells driver after Hemet wreck

HEMET, Calif. — A man escaped injury after losing control of his vehicle and careening into a telephone pole, before hitting a parked pickup truck around noon yesterday, Thursday, Jan. 21. The accident, which sheared the pole in half, destroyed the involved vehicle, and damaged the parked truck, happened on State Street south of Esplanade Avenue in Hemet.  LEADING THE […]

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Hemet man arrested after Moreno Valley DUI crash with ejection

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — A passenger was ejected and a driver was seriously injured when an allegedly intoxicated man ran a red light and plowed broadside into the victim’s vehicle in Moreno Valley Tuesday evening, Jan. 19. The driver who caused the collision, who did not have a valid driver’s license, was later arrested for driving under the influence, according […]

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Garage gutted, vehicles destroyed by Hemet house fire

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say a Hemet home was heavily damaged and a family was displaced after a blaze tore through the family’s garage Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 19. Although no injuries were reported, the fire also destroyed a car that was parked inside the garage as well as a van that was parked in the driveway. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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San Jacinto pursuit ends with crash in Hemet

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Authorities say a DUI-related pursuit that began in San Jacinto ended in Hemet when the intoxicated driver crashed into a sign outside an apartment complex and was taken into custody yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, Jan. 20. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Illegal passing ruled out after Gilman Springs crash that killed mother, injured children Gusty winds wreak havoc […]

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