Motorcyclist, 32, ID’d after fatal Bundy Canyon crash – Other driver arrested for DUI and murder

MENIFEE, Calif., — Authorities say a motorcyclist was killed after being struck by a man suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol early Tuesday morning, May 31. The deadly collision happened at the intersection of Bundy Canyon and Cottonwood Canyon roads, according to officials. Although the alleged drunk driver was arrested for DUI and murder after the fatal […]

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Temecula man, 71, faces charges after Winchester hit and run that killed Menifee man, 41

WINCHESTER, Calif., — Authorities investigating a deadly hit and run that occurred in the Winchester area Sunday evening, April 30, say a 71-year-old Temecula man was later tracked to a Hemet residence after the deadly collision, which happened along Winchester Road (Highway 79), south of Scott Road. The alleged hit and run driver was not arrested after being located by […]

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Suspect dead and two injured after stolen vehicle crash in Moreno Valley

MORENO VALLEY, Calif., — Authorities say a man in a stolen vehicle who had successfully evaded Menifee police officers later died in a high-speed crash in Moreno Valley Friday morning, April 8. The crash, which sent two victims from another vehicle to the hospital with serious injuries, happened at the intersection of Perris Boulevard and Cactus Avenue, according to officials. […]

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Wanted felon arrested after high-speed pursuit that began in Menifee and ended in Hemet

MENIFEE, Calif., — Authorities say a high-speed, multi-agency pursuit that began in Menifee and ended in Hemet led to the arrest of a wanted felon¬†Friday afternoon, April 1. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Navy Serviceman killed after crashing into big rig in Beaumont Driver, 54, dies after fiery crash into tree off Hwy 60 in Moreno Valley Teen fatally shot inside […]

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Southwest RivCo probation and parole sweep yields 42 arrests – Stolen vehicle, firearms, narcotics also seized

MENIFEE, Calif., — Authorities say a large-scale, multi-agency probation and parole compliance sweep conducted on Wednesday, March 9, led to the arrest of 42 subjects who were either found to be in violation of the terms of their parole or probation, who were engaged in criminal activities, or who were actively being sought for earlier violations or warrants. Around 160 […]

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Memorial event celebrates life and legacy of Richard De La Cruz Sr., co-founder of Menifee nonprofit Operation Silver Star

Family, friends, and former co-workers, along with local and state leaders, representatives, and others, came together on Friday to honor the life and many achievements of long-time Riverside County resident Richard De La Cruz Sr.  Richard, who spent nearly 25 years working as a code enforcement officer serving the areas of Moreno Valley, Lake Elsinore, Banning, and Desert Hot Springs, […]

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CHP: Traveling more than 100 mph on I-15 and not wearing seatbelts, Wildomar men fatally ejected in rollover collision

WILDOMAR, Calif., — Authorities say a pair of local men were killed in a high-speed rollover collision with another vehicle while traveling on Interstate 15 in Wildomar early Saturday morning. Neither of the victims were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the collision, according to CHP. This morning’s deadly accident along with several other recent Riverside County fatal crashes […]

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Lake Elsinore teen ID’d after fatal Menifee crash

MENIFEE, Calif., — Although details are continuing to emerge, officials today confirmed that a Lake Elsinore teen was killed in an apparent single-vehicle crash in Menifee Sunday morning, Feb. 13. The deadly crash happened in the area of Briggs and Curzulla roads, according to Menifee PD and Cal Fire officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Homeland man arrested in fatal hit […]

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Two injured after truck crashes in wash tunnel under Menifee street

MENIFEE, Calif., — Two people were hospitalized after crashing their pickup truck into a concrete abutment in a rural wash in Menifee early this morning, Friday, Feb. 11. The high-speed impact, which happened under Sherman Road between Ethanac and McLaughlin roads, left both occupants trapped and injured inside the heavily damaged truck. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Boy, 12, airlifted with […]

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Boy, 12, airlifted with serious head injuries after offroad vehicle crash in Menifee neighborhood

MENIFEE, Calif., — A juvenile remains hospitalized today after suffering serious head injuries as a result of an offroad vehicle crash in a Menifee residential neighborhood early Thursday evening, Feb. 10. The accident, which involved one juvenile using a gas-powered quad to tow a second juvenile on a non-operating, plastic toy quad, happened on the 23700 block of Cypress Place, […]

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