Driver flees from Banning traffic stop, leading to double-fatal collision – Victims, 75 & 24, ID’d

BANNING, Calif., — Authorities have identified two men who died as a result of a two-vehicle crash in Banning Friday evening, July 29. Two other people were injured in the collision, which occurred at the E. Ramsey Street on-ramp to Interstate 10, near the Banning Municipal Airport, according to officials. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has since confirmed to RCNS […]

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4 arrested, $36,000 in stolen golf carts recovered in Palm Desert theft investigation

PALM DESERT, Calif., — Authorities say four people were arrested and more than $36,000 in stolen golf carts were recovered as the result of an extensive investigation that began earlier this month. Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station personnel, along with the Riverside Auto-Theft Interdiction Detail (RAID) team members conducted the weeks-long investigation, “which incorporated numerous man-hours and included the disassembling of […]

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Senator Bogh discusses IE Caucus, transportation infrastructure funding, ongoing projects

IE Caucus Works to Secure Transportation Infrastructure Funding for the Inland Empire – By Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh The Inland Empire is one of the fastest growing regions in the state, experiencing dramatic growth in both population and the movement of goods in recent years. This growth has created significant competition for space on our roads and highways between trucks […]

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Photographer airlifted with severe head trauma after mishap at La Quinta golf course

LA QUINTA, Calif., — Authorities say a victim was airlifted with a severe head injury after being struck in the face by a golf ball at a La Quinta golf course yesterday afternoon, Friday, April 22. According to witnesses, the man is a photographer and was not golfing when he was struck by the golf ball. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Accused of sex trafficking at least 7 juvenile victims, Indio suspect nabbed at borderĀ checkpoint

Authorities say an Indio man has been arrested as part of an ongoing sex trafficking investigation. At least seven minor victims have been identified so far in connection with the weeks-long investigation, say officials. The alleged trafficker, since identified as 32-year-old Dewayne Williams, remains in custody in lieu of $1 million bail or bond, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS […]

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Navy Serviceman killed after crashing into big rig in Beaumont

BEAUMONT, Calif., — Authorities say a 31-year-old United States Navy Serviceman was killed when he crashed into the back of a big rig while traveling through Beaumont early Friday morning, April 1. Although the victim’s name has not yet been released, officials say he had been stationed the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms and was from […]

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Hemet man accused of murdering cellmate ordered to stand trial

INDIO, Calif. — A felon in custody on a fugitive from justice warrant who stands accused in the bludgeoning death of his cellmate while being housed at the John Benoit Detention Center in Indio last July was ordered yesterday to stand trial for the man’s brutal murder. The murdered inmate, John Hemmer, 48, of South Dakota, was awaiting trial after […]

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La Quinta woman arrested after 85-year-old relative’s murder

LA QUINTA, Calif., — Authorities say an unattended death investigation in La Quinta led to the arrest of a woman who now stands accused of the murder of one of her elderly relatives. The alleged suspect, 59-year-old Sally Martha Webster, was arrested on March 18, the day after reporting the passing of 85-year-old Rosemary Webster. Although officials have said that […]

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Hemet man found with unregistered weapons & high-capacity magazines arrested in Cabazon

CABAZON, Calif., — Authorities say a Hemet man is facingĀ more than a dozen felony charges after being found sitting inside a vehicle where multiple unregistered weapons and high-capacity magazines were discovered in his possession Wednesday evening, March 9. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Hemet murder leads to local man’s swift arrest Local man, 28, ID’d after Riverside 3-vehicle rollover collision Men […]

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Cabazon teen arrested after Hwy 60 road rage shooting in Moreno Valley that targeted mother and infant

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article indicated this shooting happened in Perris. The incident actually occurred east of Perris Boulevard in Moreno Valley.-TM MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — Authorities say a car-to-car shooting suspect has been arrested in connection with a road rage shooting that occurred on Hwy 60 in Moreno Valley early Tuesday morning, March 1. The targets of […]

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