Nuevo man, 35, killed in four-vehicle crash ID’d after fleeing from Hemet officers on stolen motorcycle

UPDATED: Sunday, May 8, 10:14 a.m., With release of Coroner’s information. Originally Published: Friday, May 6, 6:45 a.m. HEMET, Calif., — Authorities say a man on a stolen motorcycle who was seen driving recklessly and running a stop sign before fleeing from an officer who attempted to conduct a traffic enforcement stop was killed moments later when he plowed into […]

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Ejected driver airlifted with critical, life-threatening injuries after speeding through “stale red light” and hitting SUV

HEMET, Calif., — Authorities say a driver was critically injured and suffered “numerous life-threatening injuries” after he was ejected when he ran a “stale red light” and crashed at high speed into an SUV last night, Wednesday, April 13. The crash, which forced the hours-long closure of Warren Road, happened at the intersection of W. Florida Avenue, according to officials. LEADING […]

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More details released after fatal Hemet motorcycle crash

UPDATED: Saturday, June 19, 9 a.m., With additional details from Hemet PD. HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say a motorcyclist who was speeding nearly twice the legal posted speed limit and may have been trying to elude officers was killed when he ran a red light and smashed into another vehicle at high speed early yesterday morning, Friday, June 18. The deadly […]

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Two women dead, third injured after Hemet hit and run – DUI driver arrested

UPDATED: Saturday, Dec. 12, 11:50 p.m., With additional details and photos HEMET, Calif. — Two women were killed and a third was seriously injured when an allegedly intoxicated driver plowed into the back of their vehicle as it sat at a red light in Hemet early this morning, Saturday, Dec. 12. Although none of the women have been publicly identified, […]

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Hemet officer wounded in drive-by shooting – Gunman arrested

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say that one of two officers investigating reports of someone indiscriminately shooting a gun in Hemet was struck by gunfire when the suspect drove back through the area of the initially reported shootings and fired upon the officers early this morning, Monday, Nov. 23. The suspect, 20-year-old, Robert Moran, of Hemet, was apprehended shortly after the […]

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Struck by at least two cars, Hemet pedestrian dies

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say a pedestrian was killed after being struck by at least two vehicles in Hemet Thursday evening, Oct. 29 The deadly accident, which forced the hours-long closure of Florida Ave., happened between Taylor and Santa Fe streets. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Fatally shot in Riverside river bottom, Rubidoux victim ID’d Moreno Valley man, 21, ID’d after 4-vehicle […]

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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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Wanted out of Florida since 2005, sex offender arrested in Anderson

ANDERSON, Calif. — A Florida sex offender who has been on the run and out of compliance since 2005 was located and arrested in Anderson earlier this morning, Thursday, July 30. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Shasta County shooting suspect who live-streamed pursuit arrested Agencies nationwide warn of “mysterious and unsolicited” Chinese seeds Citizens’ quick response helps quell Johnson Park house […]

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Pedestrian dies after hit by car in Valle Vista

VALLE VISTA, Calif. — A man who was reportedly walking his bicycle across SR-74/Florida Ave. has died after he was struck by a vehicle early Sunday morning, July 5. The deadly accident happened in the area of Florida and Lincoln avenues, in the unincorporated community of Valle Vista, just east of Hemet. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Officials ID Perris […]

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UPDATE: Officials ID Hemet man after pursuit ends in four-vehicle wreck

UPDATED: Thursday, July 2, 12:40 p.m. See Original Story, Photos and Video below. HEMET, Calif. — Officials who arrested a probationer yesterday morning after a short Hemet pursuit led to a four-vehicle crash involving a stolen vehicle have identified the man who was apprehended after trying to flee on foot from the multi-vehicle wreck. City of Hemet police officers began […]

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