Firefighters rescue injured hang glider in Lake Elsinore

Firefighters today rescued an injured hang glider from a hard-to-reach spot with the aid of a helicopter. The injury was reported at 12:57 p.m. near Ortega Highway and Main Divide Road, in an unincorporated area east of Lake Elsinore in the Mount San Jacinto State Park, Tawny Cabral of the Riverside County Fire Department said. […]

UPDATE: Mead Valley woman, previously reported missing, is found safe

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Saturday announced that a 76-year-old woman who went missing was found unharmed. Sharon Pickett of Mead Valley had last been seen Thursday at 10 p.m. in La Habra driving a 2010 Gold Honda Accord, according to the sheriff’s department. She was found today in Ventura County and authorities said that no […]

Man accused of leading sheriff’s deputies on chase from San Jacinto to Hemet, pulling gun on them is charged

Man accused of leading sheriff’s deputies on chase from San Jacinto to Hemet, pulling gun on them is charged

A parolee accused of leading sheriff’s deputies on a pursuit from San Jacinto to Hemet and pulling a gun on them at the end of the chase, prompting them to open fire and wound him, was charged today with attempted murder and other felonies. Juan Francisco Inzunza, 37, was arrested Sunday after the deputy-involved shooting […]

UPDATE: Blaze destroys home, vehicles on west edge of Perris

A wind-driven wildfire that broke out today just west of Perris left two people injured, burned down a home and destroyed multiple vehicles before crews got it largely under control. The “Navajo Fire” was reported about 11:50 a.m. near the intersection of Navajo Road and Fourth Street, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The […]