Additional details released after fatal I-10 deputy-involved shooting

UPDATED: Saturday, April 10, 12:45 p.m., With Sheriff’s release of information.UPDATED: Sunday, April 11, 5:36 p.m., With additional witness statements. See Original Story below. CABAZON, Calif. — Additional details continue to emerge after a tire iron-wielding man who was vandalizing vehicles and charged at a deputy was fatally shot on Interstate 10 near Cabazon Friday morning, April 9. The fatal […]

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Palm Desert deputy stabbed during violent encounter – Suspect arrested

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Authorities say a man who stabbed a Riverside County sheriff’s deputy was apprehended after a violent and bloody struggle in Palm Desert Tuesday afternoon, March 30. Both the stabbed deputy and suspect, Christian Matthew Choi, 51, of La Quinta, were hospitalized after the armed encounter, which happened in the area El Paseo and Lupine Lane, near […]

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Shots fired at deputies during pursuit, followed by Morongo barricaded standoff, leads to arrest

UPDATED: Tuesday, March 30, 12:45 p.m., With additional details from Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Originally Published: Monday, March 29, 11:35 a.m. Cabazon, Calif. — Officials have released additional details regarding a pursuit that ended with the suspect shooting at pursuing deputies before barricading himself inside a Morongo residence Sunday, March 28. The alleged gunman, since identified as 52-year-old, Michael Dennis […]

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Videos of fatal Thousand Palms officer-involved shooting released

UPDATED: Wednesday, March 17, 2:20 p.m. Originally Published: Jan. 29, 2021 See Original Report: Rifle-wielding man trying to kill estranged wife fatally shot after high-speed chase RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco yesterday released a Critical Incident review that included a more detailed explanation of last January’s fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred at the end of a […]

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Armed road rage incident leads to fatal Indian Wells deputy-involved shooting

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — A handgun-wielding man who reportedly threatened to kill another driver after getting into an argument in La Quinta, was later fatally shot after pointing his weapon at deputies a few blocks away earlier this morning, Monday, February 15. The fatal shooting, which happened outside the gates of the Desert Horizons Country Club in Indian Wells, was […]

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CHP motor officer seriously injured after sideswiped on I-10 in Whitewater

WHITEWATER, Calif. — A CHP motorcycle officer was seriously injured and remains hospitalized with major injuries after he was sideswiped by a car and thrown from his motorcycle Saturday afternoon, Feb. 6. The crash, which led to two other vehicles colliding, happened on the westbound I-10 near state route 62, in the unincorporated Riverside County area of Whitewater, according to […]

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Thousand Palms shooting leaves local man, 39, dead

THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. — Officials say a local man was murdered in Thousand Palms early yesterday morning, Friday, Jan. 29. The fatal shooting happened inside a private residence in the 73000 block of Stanton Drive near Hopi Drive, between Wells Fargo Road and Chiricahua Drive, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Rifle-wielding man trying to kill estranged wife fatally shot […]

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Rifle-wielding man trying to kill estranged wife fatally shot after high-speed chase

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities say that a rifle-wielding man who had been chasing his estranged wife while threatening to kill her before leading Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies and CHP officers on a dangerous high-speed chase was fatally shot after crashing his vehicle and refusing to surrender Friday afternoon, Jan. 29. The deadly incident began at a business in the […]

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Two critical, Las Vegas man arrested, after Cabazon shooting, Barstow pursuit

CABAZON, Calif. — Two people were critically injured and remain hospitalized after an argument in Cabazon led to a shooting in a parking lot near the Cabazon Outlet Mall Sunday morning, Jan. 24. The alleged gunman, since identified as Erick Michael Jones, a 43-year-old resident of North Las Vegas, was arrested later the same afternoon, after leading officers in San […]

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Motorcyclist airlifted after Desert Center racetrack crash

DESERT CENTER, Calif. — A motorcyclist was seriously injured and airlifted by a medical helicopter after crashing at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway in the 25300 block of Rice Road/Hwy 177 in Desert Center Saturday afternoon, Dec. 5. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Two dead, three injured after Aguanga crash Skydivers injured, one seriously, after Lake Elsinore jump Banning father of four killed, […]

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