Beaten by grandson, 41, elderly victim dies – Murder charges pending

MENIFEE, Calif. — Authorities announced today that an elderly woman who was critically injured when she was allegedly beaten by her 41-year-old grandson has passed away from injuries sustained during her brutal attack last Friday, Sept. 18. The victim’s attacker, Menifee resident Andrew Joseph, was arrested the day of the attack and charged with attempted murder and has been sitting […]

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Elderly woman critical, grandson, 41, charged with attempted murder

MENIFEE, Calif. — Authorities say an elderly Menifee woman remains hospitalized in critical condition and that her 41-year-old grandson was arrested and charged with her attempted murder Friday afternoon, Sept. 18. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Investigation continuing after Hemet man fatally shot – Victim ID’d Hemet woman, 66, killed in crash involving mobility scooter ID’d Moreno Valley DUI pursuit ends […]

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Murrieta children’s author highlights “local remarkable women”

MURRIETA, Calif. — Having already released two books in her “Remarkable Reese” series, Murrieta resident, Lisa Wellcome – a preschool teacher and aspiring author of children’s books – is preparing to launch the third book in her series, titled, “Remarkable Reese: I Want to be a Firefighter!” In her Remarkable Reese children’s books, the main character, Reese – who was […]

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Missing from Menifee, search for FL woman ends in tragedy

UPDATED: Monday, Sept. 7, 2 p.m., With additional details. Originally published Saturday, Sept. 5: Last seen in Menifee, search for missing FL woman continuing MENIFEE, Calif. — Authorities say the search for a critically endangered Florida woman who went missing while visiting family in Menifee ended in tragedy early¬† yesterday morning after officials located the victim on a remote ridge […]

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OP/ED: Saying there’s “room for improvement”, Menifee PD Chief discusses city’s traffic issues

Room for ImprovementBy: Menifee Police Chief Pat Walsh As we approach the end of our second month as the Menifee Police Department, I am happy to report our staff is performing exceptionally. The moral is high, the solve rate of crime is high and the support of the community is second to none. I have however noticed a trend that […]

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UPDATE: Menifee men charged in murder of Romoland man

UPDATED: Friday, Aug. 21, 12:30 p.m.  See Original Story and Photos below. MENIFEE, Calif. — Authorities have announced the arrest this week of two Menifee men, who now stand charged in a February incident that left one man dead and another hospitalized with traumatic injuries. The fatal incident happened at Menifee’s Eller Park and the victims were found about a mile […]

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Menifee motorcyclist, 36, ID’d after fatal Ortega Hwy crash

UPDATED: Saturday, Aug. 15, 1 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Officials have identified a motorcyclist who died in a two-vehicle, head-on collision while riding on the Ortega Highway (SR-74), just west El Cariso Village, early Friday evening, Aug. 14. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: One killed, two airlifted after motorcycles crash on Hwy 74 Jurupa Valley […]

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Pedestrian, 75, fatally struck while crossing Menifee street

MENIFEE, Calif. —¬†Authorities say a pedestrian has died after being fatally struck by a car at the intersection of Rockport Rd. and Laguna Vista Dr., southeast of Menifee and Newport roads in Menifee, Wednesday evening, July 29. According to officials, a Menifee PD police officer witnessed the deadly collision, and was the first official to arrive at the scene. LEADING […]

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DUI suspected after deadly Menifee rollover crash

MENIFEE, Calif. — Drunk driving is suspected after a deadly rollover crash in Menifee that killed a man late Wednesday evening, May 6. The fatal accident happened on McCall Blvd., east of Sun City Blvd. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Palm Desert sex offender stabbed two before throwing young daughter off cliff, say officials UPDATED: Driver was DUI, fleeing other crash […]

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