Victim, 20, ID’d after fiery Riverside wreck

RIVERSIDE, Calif., — One person was killed and three others were hospitalized after a 19-year-old Compton man lost control of his vehicle and plowed into a Riverside retaining wall Thursday afternoon, Dec. 2. The impact with the wall caused the sedan to burst into flames and overturn on top of another vehicle, crushing its roof in. Another vehicle was also […]

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Local couple, 79 & 80, dead after Moreno Valley wreck, Woman charged with DUI/murder

MORENO VALLEY, Calif., — Authorities say a two-vehicle traffic collision in Moreno Valley left an elderly married couple dead Thursday afternoon, Dec. 2. The deadly crash, which resulted in the arrest of a Los Angeles woman, happened on Alessandro Boulevard, west of Heacock Street, and forced the hours-long closure of the roadway, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Perris […]

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Minor injuries reported after three-vehicle Redding crash involving deputy’s patrol vehicle

REDDING, Calif., — A City of Shasta Lake sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized for evaluation after a three-vehicle collision involving the deputy’s patrol vehicle in Redding Thursday morning, Dec. 2. No other injuries were reported after the wreck, which occurred on Lake Boulevard at Hilltop Drive, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Oregon men identified after bodies found in Oak Run […]

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Bicyclist seriously injured after struck by SUV while riding in Redding traffic

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a bicyclist was seriously injured when he was struck by an SUV in Redding Wednesday morning, Dec. 1. Multiple witnesses to the major-injury collision later reported that the bicyclist was riding in an extremely unsafe manner just before the accident, and was seen weaving in and out of the lanes of travel on Churn Creek Road, […]

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Hemet traffic stop leads to arrest of felon, documented criminal street gang member

HEMET, Calif., — Authorities say a traffic enforcement stop in Hemet led to the discovery and seizure of a loaded handgun and several loaded magazines Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 30. A felon and documented criminal street gang member was arrested as a result of the stop, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Multiple victims come forward in Riverside high school rape […]

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Anderson probation search yields 65g of meth – Two arrested

ANDERSON, Calif., — Authorities say a probation search at an Anderson home led to the discovery and seizure of a significant quantity of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a Taser Wednesday evening, Dec. 1. Two local felons were ultimately arrested as a result of the search, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Suspected of Anza murder, Riverside County man arrested […]

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Riverside County Sheriff seeks help identifying mischievous elves who snuck into office

As originally shared by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Twas the 1st of December and in Sheriff’s Administration, the Christmas tree was up and it was time for celebration! Sheriff Chad Bianco walked into his office and was met with a surprise: two grinning elves atop his desk. Who are these little guys?!   He couldn’t put his finger on […]

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Just released from prison, Redding sex offender re-arrested – and then released – within hours

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a local parolee and sex offender who had just been released from prison the day before was arrested again within hours of arriving back in Redding after he was found wandering the streets and acting bizarrely Tuesday, Nov. 30. At the time of his re-arrest yesterday morning, the suspect, Michael Don Woodruff, 34, of Redding, […]

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UPDATE: Thousand Palms pool cleaner arrested in murder of Palm Desert woman, 93

UPDATED: Saturday, Dec. 4, 8:17 a.m. See original Story below. PALM DESERT, Calif., — Authorities have announced an arrest in the ongoing murder investigation of a 93-year-old Palm Desert woman who was found deceased inside her home late last month. The victim, Jean Grace Willrich, was discovered murdered at her residence in the 77000 block of Michigan Drive, just southeast […]

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Wanted Shasta Lake felon arrested after Redding vehicle pursuit, foot chase

Writer’s Note: Due to confusion caused by multiple similar incidents that occurred on the evening of this incident, an earlier version of this report indicated that this pursuit ended with an arrest in the Oak Run area. That incident and arrest has since been confirmed to have been related to another, unrelated chase and apprehension.-TM REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say […]

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