Aircraft went down near Lake Elsinore during simulated emergency, FAA confirms

A single-engine plane that went down just north of Lake Elsinore after striking a power line was in the middle of a simulated engine-out procedure when the accident happened, a Federal Aviation Administration official confirmed Tuesday. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor told City News Service that the Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee was maneuvering at low altitude about […]

Fire erupts in Hemet mobile home

A fire broke out this afternoon in a Hemet mobile home, seriously damaging the structure before crews got it under control. The non-injury blaze was reported about 3:35 p.m. at 881 W. Johnston Ave., near San Francisco Drive, according to the Hemet Fire Department. Crews reached the doublewide trailer less than five minutes later and […]

SAN JACINTO: 4 arrested in connection with fatal Ramona Expressway shooting

SAN JACINTO: 4 arrested in connection with fatal Ramona Expressway shooting

Four young adults were in custody today on suspicion of fatally shooting a man and a woman in San Jacinto. Authorities developed information about the identities of the suspects involved in the Jan. 3 slayings of 19-year-old Lauren Lopez and 22-year-old Patrick Powell and made the arrests Tuesday following a pair of search warrants served […]

CHP to conduct DUI checkpoint in Southwest Riverside County

CHP to conduct DUI checkpoint in Southwest Riverside County

The California Highway Patrol will be conducting a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, Jan. 12, somewhere in unincorporated Southwest Riverside County, officials announced. Motorists approaching the checkpoint will see signs telling them that one is ahead, according to a CHP news release from Officer Mike Lassig. The release notes that, traffic volume permitting, […]

Corona neighborhoods remain under evacuation as crews clear mud, debris from winter storm

Residential areas in southwest Corona that abut hillsides impacted by last fall’s Canyon Fire remained under an evacuation order today as crews cleared mud and debris from streets and ensured locations were secure following a powerful winter storm that moved through the area. According to the Corona Emergency Services Department, the mandatory evacuation that went […]

Winter storm prompts road closures throughout region

Winter storm prompts road closures throughout region

A rockslide prompted a partial closure of a mountain highway in Riverside County today, while flooding and toppled power lines led to other closures as the first storm of the winter season blew through. According to the California Highway Patrol, state Route 243 between Idyllwild and Twin Pines was partially closed this morning after a […]

Board of Supervisors to set legislative agenda during meeting Tuesday

The Board of Supervisors tomorrow will vote to establish Riverside County’s foremost state and federal legislative priorities of 2018, addressing issues such as marijuana use, homelessness, regulatory reform, low-income housing and providing county residents with expanded educational opportunities. The proposed legislative platform will be among the top items on the board’s policy agenda, in the […]