Pit maneuver, rollover crash with one ejected, ends 100 mph pursuit

MEAD VALLEY, Calif. — Three men, including one who was ejected, were hospitalized at the end of a dangerous, high-speed pursuit of a stolen pickup truck Tuesday, Jan. 12. The chase ended when a CHP officer utilized a pursuit intervention (PIT) maneuver near Lake Mathews. The chase lasted more than an hour and began on the eastbound 60 Freeway west […]

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Firefighter injured, dog saved, after Valle Vista mobile homes burn

VALLE VISTA, Calif. — Two homes, along with at least one pickup truck and several outbuildings were destroyed after a blaze tore through a Valle Vista residential neighborhood early Saturday morning, Jan. 9. Although both homes were left uninhabitable, it was later learned that two young bystanders rescued a dog that was tied to a tree within a few feet of […]

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Hemet man, 24, killed in Valle Vista four-vehicle head-on wreck

VALLE VISTA, Calif. — Officials today are continuing to investigate the cause of a four-vehicle chain-reaction crash that left one person dead and three others injured in Valle Vista Saturday afternoon, Jan. 9. The deadly accident, which according to witnesses was possibly caused by speeding and reckless driving, happened on Ramona Expressway/Mountain Avenue, about 400 feet north of Cedar Avenue. […]

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Mother of four dead after Perris DUI wreck that critically injured children

PERRIS, Calif. — A mother of four has died after she and her four children were involved in a head-on, rollover crash involving two vehicles in Perris early New Year’s Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31. Officials have said a total of six people were hospitalized after the collision and that the driver who caused the crash was later arrested for DUI […]

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Jack-knifed big-rig on SR-89 near Burney leads to overnight confusion, traffic delays

UPDATED: Thursday, Jan. 7, 6 p.m., With traffic condition update and other information. BURNEY, Calif. — A tractor-trailer combo that jack-knifed and crashed in heavy fog along SR-89 overnight led to multiple calls and confusion about the big-rig’s location, as well as an hours-long citizen-led search for its driver throughout the early morning hours today, Thursday, Jan. 7. The accident […]

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Hemet men arrested after deadly bar stabbing – “Additional arrests possible”

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say two men have been arrested after a man’s lifeless body was discovered in the Carmalita Center parking lot across the street from Chappies, a bar near the intersection of Florida Avenue and Carmalita Street in Hemet, early Monday morning, Dec. 28. Calling the victim’s fatal stabbing “a tragic and senseless crime” and saying, “Our condolences […]

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Woman, 26, ID’d after deadly Perris wreck involving big-rig

UPDATED: Saturday, Jan. 2, 3:35 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. Originally Published: Thursday, Dec. 31, 1:32 p.m. PERRIS, Calif. — Authorities say a woman was killed after a two-vehicle crash involving a passenger vehicle and tractor-trailer combo in Perris Wednesday morning, Dec. 30. The accident led to a lengthy rescue operation after the victim’s car crashed into the big-rig’s […]

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2 children, 1 adult critical, 3 others hospitalized after Perris DUI wreck

PERRIS, Calif. — Two juveniles and one adult were critically injured in a two-vehicle, head-on, rollover crash in Perris that sent three others to area hospitals with serious injuries early New Year’s Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31. Officials say one of the involved drivers was under the influence and was arrested for DUI after the major-injury collision, which happened in the […]

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Officials seek witnesses, videos after Hemet murder

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say a murder investigation is underway after a man’s lifeless body was discovered in the Carmalita Center parking lot across the street from a bar, near the intersection of Florida Avenue and Carmalita Street, early Monday morning, Dec. 28. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Teen remains critical, unresponsive, after Christmas day hit and run Four shot, two […]

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Victim ID’d after car ripped in half on SR-60 Christmas morning

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — CHP says intoxicated driving is suspected after a solo-vehicle wreck in Moreno Valley that killed a man Christmas morning, Dec. 25. There were no known witnesses to the deadly accident, which happened sometime during the overnight hours along the eastbound SR-60, about a half-mile east of Moreno Beach Drive. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Teen remains critical, unresponsive, […]

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