UPDATE: Beaumont murder-suicide investigation continuing – Deceased ID’d

UPDATED: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2:30 p.m. See original Story below. Beaumont murder-suicide investigation continuing – Deceased ID’d BEAUMONT, Calif. — Authorities in Beaumont are investigating a murder-suicide after a man shot and killed his neighbor before turning the gun on himself late Saturday evening, Sept. 26. The fatal encounter, which was reported by the gunman’s wife, happened at a private […]

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3 RivCo inmates ID’d in beating death of fellow inmate

BANNING, Calif. — Authorities investigating the Sept. 8 beating death of an inmate at Banning’s Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility say three inmates have been identified as participating in the man’s murder. The inmate killed in the attack, since identified as Rosendo Echevarria, 29, of Cathedral City, was facing multiple charges related to sex crimes against children from a case dating back […]

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Increased “Badlands” speed enforcement coming to SR-60

Motorists speeding through the Route 60 Truck Lanes construction zone in Riverside County between Beaumont and Moreno Valley may be seeing flashing red and blue lights in their rearview mirrors, due to newly enhanced California Highway Patrol enforcement in this area. The CHP San Gorgonio Pass Office has dedicated additional resources for speed enforcement to enhance the safety of construction […]

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Beaten to death by other inmates, Cathedral City man was facing multiple child molest charges

UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 10, 12:30 p.m. See Original Story below. BANNING, Calif. — Officials have identified a 29-year-old Cathedral City man as the inmate they say was beaten to death by other inmates at Banning’s Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility on Tuesday. Although authorities have not provided a possible motive for the deadly attack, the inmate, Rosendo Echevarria, was facing […]

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Banning business destroyed by blaze

BANNING, Calif. — Firefighters spent about two and a half hours battling a commercial structure fire that tore through and ultimately destroyed a Banning business late Wednesday evening, July 22. The blaze happened at Lithopass Printing Forms, on the 90 block of S. San Gorgonio Ave., between E. Ramsey and E. Livingston streets, according to fire officials. LEADING THE RCNS […]

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CHP officer arrested on suspicion of workers’ compensation fraud

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — California Highway Patrol today announced the arrest of a 25-year veteran officer on suspicion of Workers’ Compensation insurance fraud and theft. The alleged suspect, 46-year-old Kathleen M. Beardsley, had been assigned to CHP’s San Gorgonio Pass Area Station since 2016. The arrest was the culmination of a seven-month long investigation by CHP’s Workers’ Compensation Fraud Investigations […]

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Riverside inmate dies in custody – COVID-19 suspected

BANNING, Calif. — Authorities are investigating the in-custody death of an inmate who had been incarcerated at the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility (SCF) in Banning. The man had been in custody since August, 2019 when he was booked into jail on charges of arson and burglary. According to sheriff’s officials, doctors suspect the inmate – who was being held […]

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Come out for a special “Knight at the new Banning Art Gallery”

BANNING, Calif. — To help celebrate the opening of their new location next to the Banning Chamber of Commerce, Banning Art Gallery will be holding a free special event and ribbon cutting ceremony on March 21, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Man with 3 prior DUI’s charged with murder after Jan DUI wreck that […]

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Officials investigating in-custody death of popular Wildomar rapper, musician

BANNING — Sheriff’s and coroner’s officials are investigating the in-custody death of a well-known rapper and musician who was being held at Cois Byrd Detention Center early Monday morning, Nov. 11. The person who died, 43-year-old, Jamarr Antonio Stamps, of Wildomar – who was also known as “Bad Azz” – was being held on a domestic violence-related charge, according to […]

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Local artists Roth & Watson featured at Banning Art Gallery

The Banning Art Gallery is proudly exhibiting art work by local artists Don Roth and Cindy Watson as featured artists from Nov. 3 through Dec. 6. The public has been invited to a reception to personally meet the artists and hear them talk about their works, scheduled for Nov. 16, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the gallery. LEADING THE […]

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