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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Officials investigating Banning in-custody death

BANNING — Three days after being transported to an area hospital for treatment of a “preexisting medical issue”, an inmate from Banning’s Larry Smith Correctional Facility succumbed to his condition and passed away last night, Wednesday, Oct. 23. According to officials now investigating the inmate’s in-custody death, no foul play is suspected in the man’s passing. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Bee swarm attacks hospitalize six – Two victims suffer 70 to 100 stings each

Two people were hospitalized after a Banning bee swarm attack, including one who suffered over 100 stings Saturday, Sept. 28, Cal Fire officials have reported. The attack happened on the 700 block of E. Indian School Ln. Saturday’s attack followed another similar swarm attack in Hesperia on Thursday, Sept. 26, that hospitalized four victims. Those injured in that attack, which […]

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UPDATE: Victims, 18 & 20, ID’d after fatal SR-60 crash

UPDATED: Monday, Sept. 9, 9:35 p.m., With Coroner’s identification of victims. BEAUMONT — Officials have identified two people who were killed instantly when a reckless and speeding driver smashed into their vehicle after crashing over a concrete k-rail center median barrier in the Badlands area, between Beaumont and Moreno Valley, last Thursday, Sept. 5. In the moments before the deadly […]

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Three dead after Beaumont shooting – Murder/suicide suspected

BEAUMONT — Three people are dead after gunfire erupted at a Beaumont home early Friday evening, Aug. 16. Although their investigation is continuing, Beaumont PD officials have stated they believe the deadly incident, which happened in the 34000 block of Crenshaw St., off San Mateo Canyon Rd/Oak Valley Parkway, was the result of a murder/suicide. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Huge […]

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