Hemet man ID’d as victim of Sage murder

UPDATED: Friday, April 9, 12:18 p.m. See Original Story below. SAGE, Calif. — Officials have identified a man whose lifeless body was discovered in the rural and unincorporated community of Sage, south of Hemet and east of Temecula, early Saturday morning, April 2. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials have since identified the victim as 30-year-old, Guadalupe Diaz, of Hemet. Officials have […]

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K-9 takes down wanted sexual predator, ending Anza standoff

ANZA, Calif. — Authorities say a wanted felon and out-of-compliance sexual predator was arrested after an hours-long standoff in Anza Friday, March 26. Officials have since said the registered sex offender had three felony warrants, including one for violation of parole and two others for failing to properly register as a sex offender. The parolee who was arrested, Thomas Shuffield, […]

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Two dead, three injured after Aguanga crash

AGUANGA, Calif. — Two people were killed and three others were hospitalized after a three-vehicle, rollover traffic collision on Highway 79 South just north of Dugan Drive Thursday afternoon, December 3. The fatal accident happened in the unincorporated county area of Aguanga near Vail Lake, about five miles east of Temecula, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Children, 1 […]

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Anza man ID’d after fatal Hwy 371 collision

ANZA, Calif. — Authorities have released the name of a man who died after a two-vehicle traffic collision that happened at the intersection of Highway 371 and Howard Road in Anza late Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 2. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Children, 1 and 2, “found unconscious” in car at Walmart – Pregnant mother arrested Banning father of four killed, 5 others […]

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Murdered at suspected marijuana grow house, 7 Aguanga shooting victims ID’d

UPDATED: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1:23 p.m. See Original Story below. AGUANGA, Calif. — Officials have released the names of seven people who were fatally shot at a private residence in the unincorporated area of Aguanga, about 18 miles east of Temecula, early Monday morning,┬áSept. 7. LEADING THE RCNS AND SCNS STATE HEADLINES: 6 days lost in forest, family thanks rescuers […]

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HUSD outlines ways it is ensuring Wi-Fi and Internet access for online learning

HEMET, Calif. — With the Covid-19 pandemic and public health crisis heading into its six month and school-aged children beginning a whole new way of online learning, schools across the nation have been scrambling to find new and innovative ways to provide quality, Internet-based educational access to their students. As schools slowly continue to re-open with never before addressed restrictions […]

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Two dead, six injured, after trio of crashes over two days rock Anza Valley

ANZA VALLEY, Calif. — Anza valley area residents are reeling after three crashes that occurred during a roughly 24-hour period over the weekend claimed the lives of two people and hospitalized six others. All three accidents happened within a ten-mile section of SR-79S and SR-371, which connects Temecula and Palm Desert, and passes through several unincorporated communities, including Anza, Aguanga, […]

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One killed, three injured in fiery Aguanga wreck

AGUANGA, Calif. — Authorities say a man was killed and three other people were hospitalized after a fiery, head-on collision in the unincorporated community of Aguanga, east of Temecula, Sunday afternoon, August 16. The deadly crash, which officials say was caused by a motorist trying to pass other vehicles against a set of solid double yellow lines, happened along a […]

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Temecula carjacking suspect arrested trying to re-enter US from Mexico

TEMECULA, Calif. — An Iowa man who allegedly carjacked the vehicle of a good Samaritan who tried to help him after a single-vehicle crash in unincorporated Temecula Saturday afternoon, Aug. 1 was arrested the next day while trying to re-enter the United States after having fled to Tijuana, according to officials. The crash that led to the carjacking happened near […]

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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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