Anza shooting investigation underway – Victim airlifted

ANZA, Calif. — Details are still emerging after a gunshot victim was airlifted to an area trauma after reportedly being driven to the city of Hemet following a shooting Friday, July 17. During the subsequent investigation, which is active and ongoing, the victim and his brother claimed the shooting happened during a family dispute in the Anza area. LEADING THE […]

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Menifee motorcyclist, 32, ID’d after deadly Hemet crash

HEMET, Calif. — A Menifee motorcyclist has died after a pickup truck pulling a trailer made a left turn in front of the rider, causing the man to lose control and be ejected from his motorcycle in an unincorporated area of Hemet earlier today, Saturday, June 20. The deadly crash occurred on a winding and narrow mountain roadway at the […]

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One dead, one arrested, after fatal Anza shooting

ANZA, Calif. — Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a 58-year-old Anza woman, after she was found dead at a home in the unincorporated community of Anza early Sunday morning, June 7. The deadly shooting, which resulted in the arrest of 50-year-old, Trent Allen Lightfoot, of Anza, happened at a private residence on the 56000 block of Mitchell Rd. […]

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Murder investigation ongoing after body found in Sage

SAGE, Calif. — Authorities confirmed today they are investigating the death of a man whose body was found near the Ador Nursery in the unincorporated community of Sage, Wednesday morning, June 3. Although officials have released no details about what may have led to the man’s death, a sergeant involved in the investigation today said the man – who has […]

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AZ man, 63, killed while off-roading near Anza

ANZA, Calif. — A 63-year-old Arizona man was killed while off-roading on an unmaintained dirt trail, south of the unincorporated community of Anza, Saturday afternoon, May 16, according to officials now investigating the cause of the fatal accident. The deadly, solo-vehicle crash, which happened west of Cooper Cienega Truck Trail, in a remote and hard-to-reach area near the Riverside-San Diego […]

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San Gorgonio Pass area sees deadly weekend with three killed

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — As the weather warms up heading into summer and in the wake of a week filled with major injury and fatal crashes throughout the San Jacinto valley and surrounding areas, CHP officials are imploring area residents to use common sense and follow all laws regarding off-road vehicles, and to pay attention to all signage while staying […]

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Man air-lifted after crushed under Aguanga construction vehicle

AGUANGA — A man escaped serious injuries after a roller/compactor overturned on a rural Aguanga property late Friday afternoon, March 27. The accident, which caused the victim to be trapped under the large construction vehicle and later life-flighted to an area hospital, happened on the 42000 block of Hwy 79 South, according to Cal Fire officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Woman arrested after violent Anza attack leaves one dead, another injured

ANZA — One woman is dead and another remains hospitalized with serious injuries after a violent attack in the unincorporated community of Anza yesterday afternoon, March 9. Monday’s deadly incident happened on the 60000 block of Coyote Canyon Rd., about four miles south of SR-371 and east of Terwilliger Rd. Although authorities have not stated what may have led to […]

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Nine arrested during SW RivCo sex offender compliance checks

SOUTHWEST RIVERSIDE COUNTY — Nine people were arrested for various charges and outstanding warrants when officials conducted a two-day “zero tolerance” compliance check of registered sex offenders Feb. 20 and 21. The targeted enforcement operation focused on the unincorporated areas of Idyllwild, Mountain Center, Anza, Aguanga, and Sage. During the operation, officials located and seized four firearms, five grams of […]

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Two critically injured, airlifted after Anza head-on crash

ANZA — Two motorists were airlifted with critical injuries after a head-on collision in Anza Monday afternoon, Feb. 17. The accident, which happened on SR-371, just east of Lake Riverside Dr., caused the temporary closure of the rural, two lane highway, according to CHP. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Three hospitalized after Lamb Canyon head-on wreck 3 found murdered at Perris […]

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