Three arrests made in Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation

SAN JACINTO  – Three people were arrested today in San Jacinto on suspicion of furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors in a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation, authorities said. The operation was conducted at several businesses within the city, according to San Jacinto police Sgt. Robert Himmelberg. A minor under the direct supervision of a peace officer stands […]

Man suspected of molesting boy in library bathroom

TEMECULA – Police today, March 10, announced the arrest of a 20-year-old Temecula man suspected of molesting a teenage boy in a public library. Garrett Christian Gooch was taken into custody Wednesday, March 8, following a Riverside County sheriff’s investigation into the alleged Feb. 4 assault. Gooch was booked into the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta […]

Alleged Palm Springs cop killer appears in court

INDIO – A 26-year-old ex-con accused of murdering two Palm Springs police officers last fall had a court hearing postponed today, March 10,  though prosecutors continue to question whether his attorney violated a court order prohibiting all attorneys involved in the case from speaking to the media. John Hernandez Felix, who also allegedly wounded a third […]

Semi overturns on Interstate 215, injuring three

RIVERSIDE – A semi tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 215 in Riverside Monday, March 6, plowing through the center divider and landing on its roof, trapping the driver, who was among three people injured in the wreck. The crash occurred about 12:10 p.m. near the Van Buren Boulevard exit, directly west of March Air Reserve Base, according to […]

Drug maker who caused explosion in Murrieta home pleads guilty

MURRIETA – A man whose illegal drug lab triggered an explosion that damaged his Murrieta home pleaded guilty today to manufacturing controlled substances and other felonies. On the day of Jason Michael Delvecchio’s scheduled preliminary hearing, the prosecution and defense announced that a plea deal had been negotiated, under which the defendant agreed to admit the […]

Physician convicted of sexually assaulting patients

Physician convicted of sexually assaulting patients

MURRIETA  – A doctor who sexually assaulted multiple female patients in Temecula was convicted today of 25 felony and misdemeanor charges, while jurors acquitted him of two counts of rape and deadlocked on several other allegations. A Murrieta jury weighed evidence from the trial of 45-year-old John Francis McGuire of Escondido for three days before announcing […]

Meet the first 10 reality stars attending Reality Rally 2017

Meet the first 10 reality stars attending Reality Rally 2017

To show our support for Reality Rally 2017, Valley News will be sharing the local event’s list of confirmed reality stars in the upcoming weeks! You can still donate directly to the charity below, which will benefit Temecula’s non-profit breast cancer resource center, Michelle’s Place. Reality Rally 2017 will take place on April 6 to 8, […]

Deputies ramp up red light enforcement in Temecula   

TEMECULA – Riverside County sheriff’s deputies will be prioritizing traffic stops for red light violations in Temecula over the next few weeks as part of a citywide safety campaign. Sgt. William Pratt said that red light enforcement will be ramped up at various intersections to get the message across to motorists that it’s unacceptable to ignore traffic […]

Storm warning for Riverside County

  RIVERSIDE – A high wind warning and flash flood watch were issued by the National Weather service for Riverside County beginning today, Feb. 17, as a strong Pacific storm enters the region, packing heavy precipitation and potentially damaging winds. In the Coachella Valley, there is only a 20 percent chance of rain this afternoon but heavy […]