Menifee man, 38, ID’d after fatally struck by vehicle following I-215 collision

RIVERSIDE, Calif., — Authorities say a Menifee man was killed after he was struck by a vehicle just moments after an earlier collision on the southbound I-215 south of Columbia Avenue early Friday morning, Jan. 7. Witnesses later told investigating California Highway Patrol officers that following the initial crash the victim had exited his vehicle and was standing in the […]

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Two dead, one airlifted, after off-road vehicle crash in Riverside

UPDATED: Sunday, Jan. 2, 9:05 a.m., With initial release of Coroner’s information. UPDATED: Sunday, Jan. 2, 11 a.m., With photos and details from the scene provided by Jeff Waller (Which can be viewed at bottom of original story). Originally Published: Saturday, Jan. 1, 11:25 a.m. See Original Story below. RIVERSIDE, Calif., — The Riverside County Sheriff Coroner’s Office has identified […]

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Injuries reported after Riverside collision between sedan and tractor-trailer combo

RIVERSIDE, Calif., — Two people were hospitalized after a collision involving a passenger sedan and tractor-trailer combo in Riverside Monday afternoon, Dec. 27. The involved sedan was dragged some distance by the semi-truck after it collided with the much larger vehicle and became wedged under the rig’s trailer, near the intersection of Arlington Avenue and Airport Drive. LEADING THE RCNS […]

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5-vehicle, chain reaction crash in Riverside leaves one woman dead – Man arrested for DUI

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities say a five-vehicle, chain-reaction crash left one woman dead and another driver arrested for DUI in Riverside Sunday morning, Dec. 5. Officials have since said that heavy, early morning fog may have played a contributing role in the fatal collision. The deadly crash, which happened after a motorist stopped on the freeway due to a flat […]

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Slow-speed pursuit in Riverside ends with K-9 apprehension of wanted felon

RIVERSIDE, Calif., — A slow-speed pursuit led to the arrest of a wanted parolee after a police K-9 was used to apprehend the combative and uncooperative man Friday evening, December 3. Although the wanted suspect sustained minor dog bite-related injuries while being apprehended, no other injuries were reported after the incident, which ended at a Circle K convenience store at […]

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Victim, 20, ID’d after fiery Riverside wreck

RIVERSIDE, Calif., — One person was killed and three others were hospitalized after a 19-year-old Compton man lost control of his vehicle and plowed into a Riverside retaining wall Thursday afternoon, Dec. 2. The impact with the wall caused the sedan to burst into flames and overturn on top of another vehicle, crushing its roof in. Another vehicle was also […]

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Multiple victims come forward in Riverside high school rape investigation

RIVERSIDE, Calif., — Authorities say a months-long investigation into several allegations of past sexual assaults involving three victims at a Riverside High School has led to the arrest of a former Riverside man. The alleged sexual assaults occurred at Martin Luther King High School during the 2018-2019 school year when the suspect, 20-year-old Thailar Christian Patterson, was in his senior […]

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Woman fights off Riverside carjacker – Local man arrested

RIVERSIDE, Calif., — Authorities say an intended carjacking victim was able to fight off her attacker, a man with multiple arrest warrants, who was later arrested after fleeing from and then resisting officers who responded to the violent incident. The attempted carjacking happened at a Riverside Walgreens, in the 8900 block of Trautwein Road, Wednesday evening, Nov. 17. The alleged […]

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Riverside car-to-car shooting followed by vehicle pursuit ends with two arrests

RIVERSIDE, Calif., — Authorities say a car-to-car shooting and subsequent vehicle pursuit and foot chases in Riverside led to the arrest of two men they say were responsible for the violent encounter Tuesday evening, Nov. 16. The shooting, which did not result in any injuries, happened¬†in the area of Magnolia and La Sierra avenues, according to Riverside Police Department.¬† LEADING […]

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BREAKING: Body found outside Riverside business – Investigation remains active at the scene

RIVERSIDE, Calif., — Officials remain active at the scene where a person’s lifeless body was discovered outside a Riverside business this morning. The discovery was made outside the Furniture and Mattress Warehouse, just southwest of the intersection of Indiana Avenue and Tyler Street. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Local woman, 22, ID’d after deadly head-on wreck in Temecula Riverside pedestrian, 67, […]

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