Local man, 90, ID’d after deadly Indio crash that injured four others

INDIO, Calif., — Authorities say an elderly man was killed in an Indio two-vehicle head-on collision that injured four other people Friday afternoon, Jan. 14. The fatal accident, which happened outside the Heritage Palms Golf Club at the intersection of Miles Avenue and S. Heritage Palms, forced the hours-long closure of the intersection and the cause remains under investigation. LEADING […]

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Wanted RivCo felon who rammed police vehicles, trapped deputy underneath truck, fatally shot

WOODCREST, Calif., — Authorities say a multi-agency search for a wanted felon that began in the unincorporated community of Woodcrest as a domestic violence investigation ended several hours later in Beaumont after a deadly officer and deputy involved shooting. The suspect was killed in a hail of gunfire after the wanted man rammed several citizens’ and law enforcement officers’ vehicles […]

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Murder-suicide suspected after man and woman found deceased inside Whitewater residence

WHITEWATER, Calif., — Authorities say a check the welfare call in the unincorporated area of Whitewater led to the discovery of two bodies Tuesday evening, Dec. 28. Deputies were sent to the home, located in the 13000 block of Mesquite Road, after a concerned 911 caller reported not having heard from the homeowner, according to officials.  LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Porch-pirates […]

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Oregon man arrested for DUI/murder after Palm Springs five-vehicle wreck kills one, injures six

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., — Authorities say an Oregon man was arrested for murder, gross vehicular manslaughter, and DUI, after a five-vehicle, chain-reaction collision in Palm Springs that left one man dead and six other victims injured early Monday evening, Dec. 27. The fatal accident occurred at the intersection of N. Palm Canyon Drive and Alejo Road and forced the hours-long […]

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Coachella stabbing leads to search warrant, arrest of local felon

COACHELLA, Calif., — Authorities say a local felon was arrested several days after allegedly stabbing another man late Saturday evening, Dec. 18. The stabbing, which left the victim with non-life-threatening knife injuries, happened in the 85-000 block of Avenue 52, between Hwy. 111/Grapefruit Boulevard and Education Way, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Jurupa Valley bicyclist, 45, ID’d after fatal […]

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Suspicious death investigation continuing after man found deceased near Desert Hot Springs

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif., — A suspicious death investigation is continuing after a man was found deceased in an unincorporated area of Riverside County near Desert Hot Springs early Wednesday evening, Dec. 15. The man’s body was discovered in the area of Worsley Road and Indian Canyon Drive, just east of Hwy 62, during an unknown trouble investigation, sheriff’s officials […]

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Spotted wandering alone in Palm Springs, young boy reunited with family

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., — Reports of a small child seen wandering alone and crying near a busy Palm Springs intersection kicked off a frantic search for the toddler, who was eventually located safe and later returned to his family. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Riverside woman, 55, killed, juvenile seriously injured, in Jurupa Valley crash Additional details released after plane suffers […]

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Coachella two-vehicle crash leaves local man dead – Driver arrested for DUI

COACHELLA, Calif., — Authorities say an allegedly intoxicated driver was arrested after a fatal collision that killed his passenger in Coachella Monday evening, Dec. 13. The deadly crash happened at the intersection of Cesar Chavez Street and Cairo Avenue, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Fleeing school bus crash, man, 87, arrested after second collision that killed girl, 9, & injured […]

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UPDATE: Thousand Palms pool cleaner arrested in murder of Palm Desert woman, 93

UPDATED: Saturday, Dec. 4, 8:17 a.m. See original Story below. PALM DESERT, Calif., — Authorities have announced an arrest in the ongoing murder investigation of a 93-year-old Palm Desert woman who was found deceased inside her home late last month. The victim, Jean Grace Willrich, was discovered murdered at her residence in the 77000 block of Michigan Drive, just southeast […]

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Two children airlifted after Chiriaco Summit crash that injured two adults

CHIRIACO SUMMIT, Calif., — Authorities say two adults and two children were injured in a two-vehicle, rear-end traffic collision in the Chiriaco Summit area late Sunday evening, Nov. 28.  The two children were airlifted from the scene of the crash, which happened in the area of the westbound I-10 Freeway and Summit Road, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: […]

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