After shooting ex-wife’s boyfriend, man shoots self at end of pursuit

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities and witnesses say a man shot his ex-wife’s boyfriend before leading deputies on a pursuit from Hemet to Winchester Thursday morning, Oct. 15. The incident, which began on the 40000 block of Clark Dr., between San Jacinto and Girard streets and ended about 10 miles away at the intersection of Winchester Rd./Hwy 79 and Simpson St., […]

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Area residents furious after second major Hemet pursuit & attempted murder of officers in 4 days

HEMET, Calif. — A man who led Hemet police officers on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle was arrested on assault on a police officer with a deadly weapon and other felony charges yesterday morning, Tuesday, Oct. 6. During the chase, the fleeing man reached speeds up to 100 mph and at one point swerved at and attempted […]

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Witnesses report hearing gunshots before man’s body found in Green Acres

GREEN ACRES, Calif. — Authorities today are continuing to investigate the murder of a Homeland man who was killed in the unincorporated community of Green Acres, between the cities of Perris and Hemet, yesterday evening, Wednesday, Sept. 2. As of a press release issued early this morning, officials say they have not identified or located a suspect in the deadly […]

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Barricaded subject leads to hours-long Murrieta standoff

MURRIETA, Calif. — A confrontational man who officials say was armed with a pair of scissors was taken into custody after an hours-long standoff in Murrieta Monday afternoon Aug. 31. The man reportedly made a threatening gesture toward officers with the scissors before barricading himself inside a van in a parking lot. It was not immediately known if the man […]

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Temecula man’s 3rd DUI kills Winchester woman

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 26, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., With additional details. WINCHESTER, Calif. — Authorities say an intoxicated driver with two prior Riverside County DUI arrests was arrested again after causing a deadly, three-vehicle, chain reaction crash that killed a Winchester woman Friday afternoon, May 22. Superior Court records indicate the alleged suspect, Joshua Asimovic Morris, 34, of Temecula, […]

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Gunman sought after deadly Winchester shooting

WINCHESTER — Officials are investigating after a man was fatally shot in the unincorporated community of Winchester Wednesday,  March 4. The deadly shooting happened on the 28000 block of Whitaker St., a small cul-de-sac just south of Grand Ave. and about a mile west of Hwy. 79. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Teen on ATV dies after running red light, hit […]

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Winchester motorcyclist, 22, killed in Menifee head-on crash

MENIFEE — A Winchester motorcyclist was killed after plowing head-on into a passenger van that turned in front of the victim’s motorcycle in Menifee Sunday, Feb. 23. The deadly accident happened on the 27000 block of State Hwy 74 at 3rd St., according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: DayTrippin’ – The Edward-Dean Museum & Gardens Nine arrested during SW […]

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Victims, 56 & 23, ID’d after fatal Winchester head-on crash

UPDATED: Thursday, Jan. 30, 8 a.m. See Original Story below. WINCHESTER — Officials have released the names of two drivers who were killed in a head-on collision in Winchester last Friday morning, Jan. 24. The fatal wreck happened around 1 a.m., on Winchester Rd., just north of Scott Rd. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Home Gardens assault leaves one dead Search […]

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Winchester couple, 56 & 54, killed in Idyllwild crash

UPDATED: Monday, Nov. 18, 3 p.m., With additional details from CHP. IDYLLWILD — A Winchester couple has been identified after a fatal motorcycle crash in Idyllwild Sunday afternoon, Nov. 17. Officials are still investigating the cause of the deadly accident, which happened on Highway 243, near Marian View Dr. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Search for gunman continuing after deadly San […]

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Winchester side-swipe crash leaves 2 cars overturned

WINCHESTER — A pair of drivers escaped serious injuries after their vehicles collided, causing both cars to overturn onto their roofs Tuesday afternoon, June 11. The minor injury crash happened on Winchester Rd. and Patterson Ave., in the unincorporated community of Winchester. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Woman dies in fiery Hemet rollover wreck Hemet woman, 61, killed after vehicle hit […]

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