Hemet motel room explosion brings huge response

HEMET, Calif. — Police and fire officials are investigating the cause of an explosion inside a motel room that rocked the Hemet Travelodge earlier today, Tuesday, Oct. 20. One man suffered burns and other injuries to both his arms and face, while another man was taken into custody at the scene. Although officials have not released any information about their […]

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Lake Elsinore burglary leads to deputy-involved shooting at McVicker Park

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Released from jail on his own recognizance for a first degree burglary the day before, a Riverside man who had allegedly just burglarized a Lake Elsinore home was arrested again Saturday morning, October 17. Authorities say deputies who located the suspect in his vehicle at a Lake Elsinore park less than a mile from where the burglary […]

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UPDATE: Montgomery Creek man killed in SR-299E crash ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 3:48 p.m. See Original Story below. MONTGOMERY CREEK, Calif. — Officials have identified a man who died after a two-vehicle collision on SR-299E, just east of Moose Camp Rd., last Friday. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Anderson woman ID’d after body pulled from Sacramento River Shots fired at Anderson woman lead to arrest of teens Hit by […]

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After shooting ex-wife’s boyfriend, man shoots self at end of pursuit

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities and witnesses say a man shot his ex-wife’s boyfriend before leading deputies on a pursuit from Hemet to Winchester Thursday morning, Oct. 15. The incident, which began on the 40000 block of Clark Dr., between San Jacinto and Girard streets and ended about 10 miles away at the intersection of Winchester Rd./Hwy 79 and Simpson St., […]

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Videos disprove claims of police violence after Hemet car theft arrest

HEMET, Calif. — Following the arrest of a parolee who was found driving a stolen vehicle in Hemet Tuesday, morning, Oct 13, allegations have surfaced that Hemet police officers were seen using excessive force and beating the handcuffed man while making the arrest. Although several people claimed to have witnessed what one woman described as the “brutal and unnecessarily violent” […]

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Bicyclist fatally struck by APD officer – Sgt injured by second vehicle

ANDERSON, Calif. — A fatal accident involving an Anderson police officer and a bicyclist was followed by a second, major-injury collision involving a car that smashed into a second patrol vehicle, injuring a sergeant who was trying to re-direct traffic away from the scene of the initial fatal accident. The two accidents happened on Highway 273 just south of Thomas […]

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Hacksaw-wielding Canyon Lake man who tried to saw off mom’s leg arrested

CANYON LAKE, Calif. — A Canyon Lake man who called 911 and reported that he had just attempted to murder his mother with a hacksaw was arrested on the 30400 block of South Fork, between Continental and Cruise Circle drives, and just south of the lake’s East Bay, Thursday afternoon, Oct. 8. Responding officers quickly detained the suspect before finding […]

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Riverside officers & negotiator saved by tree when man tries to ram into them

RIVERSIDE Calif. — Authorities say a Riverside transient on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) probation was shot by officers multiple times at the end of a stolen vehicle pursuit Thursday morning, Oct. 8. The shooting happened when the man allegedly attempted to run down two officers and a Crisis Negotiator who were taking cover behind behind a tree while attempting to […]

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Teen spearheads removal of 8 tons of trash and debris from COSL property

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE, Calif. — “It is always a great when a young man comes to the City and asks, ‘What can I do to help clean-up the Community?’,” City of Shasta Lake officials wrote in a Tuesday, Oct. 6 social media post; after a local teen approached City officials about cleaning up a blighted property, “heavy with trash and […]

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Area residents furious after second major Hemet pursuit & attempted murder of officers in 4 days

HEMET, Calif. — A man who led Hemet police officers on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle was arrested on assault on a police officer with a deadly weapon and other felony charges yesterday morning, Tuesday, Oct. 6. During the chase, the fleeing man reached speeds up to 100 mph and at one point swerved at and attempted […]

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