Shot twice stopping Hemet O’Reilly’s robbery, victim describes traumatizing ordeal

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 16, 1:45 p.m., With victim interview, additional details. Originally Published: Friday, June 4, 11:35 a.m. HEMET, Calif. — A Hemet man who was shot twice while intervening during an armed robbery at a Hemet O’Reilly’s Auto Parts earlier this month is speaking out about the traumatizing ordeal that nearly left him dead. Although he was shot while […]

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One dead, five injured – two critically, after Moreno Valley collision

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — One person was killed and five others were injured, including two who suffered critical injuries, after a two-vehicle traffic collision in Moreno Valley Monday evening, June 14. The deadly crash happened at the intersection of Lasselle Street and John F. Kennedy Drive, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Shot twice stopping Hemet O’Reilly’s robbery, victim […]

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Investigation continuing after man found hanging from Beaumont bridge

BEAUMONT, Calif. — Authorities are conducting a suicide investigation after a man’s body was found hanging from a bridge over a set of railroad tracks along Potrero Boulevard, between Oak Valley Parkway and Castello Lane, in Beaumont Monday afternoon, June 14th. Officers just weeks ago rescued the same man who was attempting suicide in the same area, connecting him at […]

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Machete-wielding burglar arrested after confronting Riverside family inside home

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — “Imagine coming home from a long day at work to find your car door open, sliding glass door smashed to pieces, and finding the inside of your home disheveled,” Riverside Police Department wrote after a burglary and vandalism arrest earlier this week. “This past Monday, one family not only came home to this, but the suspect was […]

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In-custody death investigation continuing after inmate dies in Murrieta

MURRIETA, Calif. — Authorities today are continuing to investigate the death of an inmate who was being held at the Cois Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta last night Monday, June 14th. Officials, who said the inmate became sick while in a cell by himself and that he later died at an area hospital, stated that no foul play is suspected in the […]

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More details released after pursuit ends in fatal Temecula deputy-involved shooting

TEMECULA, Calif. — Authorities say an armed and wanted man who was being sought by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department for assault with a deadly weapon was fatally shot by a deputy at the end of a high-speed vehicle pursuit Tuesday afternoon, June 15th.   The deadly shooting happened when the alleged suspect fled from his vehicle while armed with […]

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Motorcyclist, 51, ID’d after fatal Riverside crash

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities say a motorcyclist was killed in a solo-vehicle traffic accident in Riverside Sunday afternoon, June 13th. Excessive speed is considered to be a contributing factor in the fatal accident, which happened on the SR-60 eastbound to SR-91 westbound transition road. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Driver seriously injured, airlifted, after solo-vehicle Beaumont crash BREAKING: San Jacinto City Councilmember […]

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Driver seriously injured, airlifted, after solo-vehicle Beaumont crash

BEAUMONT, Calif. — Authorities say a man was seriously injured and left trapped inside the mangled wreckage of his car after a solo-vehicle crash that knocked down two light poles in Beaumont Friday, June 11th. The crash, which left the victim’s vehicle completely unrecognizable, happened on Oak Valley Parkway, just East of Palmer Avenue. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: BREAKING: San […]

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Moreno Valley man killed in Colorado River jet-ski explosion

EARP, Calif. — A Moreno Valley man was killed when his personal watercraft exploded while he was attempting to start the vessel at a boat launch in the Colorado River town of Earp Friday afternoon, June 11. The deadly explosion that killed the man happened at the River Shores Estates on the Colorado River in San Bernardino County, according to officials. LEADING […]

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BREAKING: San Jacinto City Councilmember arrested, booked on multiple charges

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Although very few details have been released, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department today confirmed to RCNS that San Jacinto City Councilmember Joel De Anda Lopez, 35, was arrested as part of an ongoing investigation being conducted by the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station and Riverside County District Attorney’s Office. Online jail records and other sources indicate Lopez […]

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