Man allegedly scuffles with Hemet officers, threatens them with brick

A 34-year-old man was arrested today for allegedly threatening Hemet police officers with a wrench, then a brick, when they confronted him while investigating a trespassing complaint. Antonio Smith of Hemet was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest and using violence against a peace officer. He’s being held in lieu of $10,000 bail at the […]

Family displaced following fire at Temecula home

A family was displaced by a fire Friday night that damaged their two-story home in Temecula. The non-injury fire was reported at 9:11 p.m. in the 42000 block of Villa Terrace Court and put out by 25 firefighters in 26 minutes, according to April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. The American Red Cross […]

Gas prices at highest levels since September 2015

Gas prices at highest levels since September 2015

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire rose today to its highest amount since Sept. 15, 2015, increasing 1 cent to $3.235. The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has risen nine consecutive days, increasing 22.9 cents, including 2.3 cents on Tuesday, according to figures from […]

SoCal marching bands to parade through south Riverside

SoCal marching bands to parade through south Riverside

More than two dozen marching bands and J-ROTC color guard units will parade through south Riverside Saturday during the annual Riverside King Band Review, hosted by MLK High School. The competition is slated to begin about 9 a.m. at Cole and Krameria avenues and continue until noon. Bands will perform rally songs and strut their […]

State Water Resources Control Board commits to timetable for Salton Sea restoration

State Water Resources Control Board commits to timetable for Salton Sea restoration

The State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday committed to an annual timetable for habitat restoration and dust suppression projects aimed at rehabilitating the Salton Sea over the course of the next decade. The agreement sets milestones for completing projects within the $383 million Salton Sea Management Plan, which calls for construction of 29,800 acres […]

Several injured while trying to avoid erratic driver in Perris

Several injured while trying to avoid erratic driver in Perris

Several patrons near the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris were injured today as they tried to avoid an erratic driver who was later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to a Riverside sheriff’s spokesman. The sheriff’s department received a call about 4:30 p.m. concerning a driver in a SUV that was […]

Agencies to collect unwanted drugs in countywide safety campaign

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County residents who want to get rid of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs can discard them today, Saturday, Oct. 28, at a variety of locations countywide (see below) during a “Drug Take-Back Day” organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The effort, in which local law enforcement agencies partner with the […]

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