5 injured, 6 homes evac’d, after Homeland crash severs gas line

HOMELAND — Five people were seriously injured and twenty-one residents from six homes were evacuated after a car careened out of control, rolled several times, and severed a main gas line in Homeland Saturday evening, Dec. 29. The solo-vehicle accident happened along a sweeping “S” curve in the 32500 block of Highway 74, near Panorama Cove mobile home park. LEADING […]

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MV Squatters who fled from deputies quickly captured

MORENO VALLEY — Two trespassing squatters who are both on probation learned the hard way that when confronted inside a home where they had no business being the best thing to do is to cooperate with investigating deputies and not to try to run from them. “If you choose to run from the police, we suggest you try another city,” […]

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UPDATE: Murder-suicide confirmed in Hemet fire that killed 2

UPDATED: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 8:30 a.m. See original story, 25 photos, and 4 videos below. HEMET — A suspicious residential blaze that left two women dead has been confirmed by fire and police officials to have been a murder-suicide. The pair was reportedly related as aunt and niece, ages 79 and 54, with one of the two acting as caretaker […]

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UPDATE: Anderson PD K-9 shot while apprehending suspect

UPDATED: Saturday, Dec. 29, 1 p.m. See original story, photos below. ANDERSON — Additional details have been released after an Anderson PD K-9 was shot while apprehending a man who first fled from Redding PD officers and was then pursued by Anderson PD officers. At around noon today, Anderson PD’s Lt. Steve Blunk told Elizabeth Zelidon of Action News Now […]

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Shot last Friday, Hemet man, 28, succumbs to injuries, ID’d

UPDATED: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 11 a.m., With GoFundMe information and other details. UPDATED: Monday, Dec. 31, 11 a.m. With additional information from Hemet PD See original story and photos below. HEMET — Officials have confirmed that a Hemet man who was shot in the chest and arm last Friday night, Dec. 28 has succumbed to his injuries and passed away. […]

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Coachella man, 39, killed when struck by train

THERMAL — Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was struck by a train in an unincorporated area of Coachella Valley, between Mecca and Thermal, Thursday morning, Dec. 27. The deadly collision happened near the intersection of Avenue 62 and Grapefruit Blvd., according to fire and coroner officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Body of Palm Desert man, 62, […]

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Body of Palm Desert man, 62, found in truck stop parking lot

THOUSAND PALMS — Authorities are investigating after the body of a 62-year-old Palm Desert man was found in the parking lot of a Thousand Palms truck stop Thursday afternoon, Dec. 27. The victim’s lifeless body was discovered outside the Flying J Travel Center, at 72235 Varner Rd. Foul play was not suspected in the man’s passing, according to sheriff’s officials. […]

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Menifee traffic stop leads to weapons, drugs, arrest

MENIFEE — A felon was found in possession of a loaded handgun and over an ounce of methamphetamine during a Menifee traffic stop yesterday afternoon, Thursday, Dec. 27. Members of Menifee PD’s Special Enforcement Team who made the discovery later served a search warrant at the driver’s home and uncovered another handgun, ammunition, and “additional drugs,” according to sheriff’s officials. […]

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Probationer arrested after sexual battery of Temecula girl

TEMECULA — A probationer who allegedly accosted a girl near Vail Ranch Park, in the area of Vail Ranch Parkway and Harmony Ln. in Temecula, was located and arrested, Thursday morning, Dec. 27, according to Riverside County Sheriff officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Christmas eve shooting in MV leaves one injured, one dead Man wanting “suicide by cop” shoots […]

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Man wanting “suicide by cop” shoots at officers during Hemet standoff

HEMET — A man saying he wanted to commit “suicide by cop” before shooting at officers who responded to his Hemet home managed to walk away – in handcuffs and with only superficial injuries – after responding officers fired a hail of bullets back at the gun-wielding suspect early Wednesday evening, Dec. 26. Officials are now investigating the standoff and […]

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