Name released of man killed on 91 Freeway

RIVERSIDE  – The Riverside County coroner’s office today released the name of the man struck by several vehicles and killed on the  Riverside (91) Freeway after escaping a car involved in a crash that injured one other person. He was 21-year-old Soury Ibrahim of Moreno Valley, according to the coroner’s office. The three-vehicle collision was reported at […]

Home damaged by fire in Menifee

MENIFEE – Fire damaged a home in Menifee Sunday, authorities said today. It was reported at 9:10 p.m. Sunday in the 33000 block of Bonnies Way, said Tawny Castro of the Riverside County fire Department. “The first arriving engine company reported a residential structure well-involved in fire,” Castro said. Twenty firefighters had the flames out at 9:45 […]

County Supervisors to consider changes to marijuana regulations

RIVERSIDE  – Riverside County supervisors next week will review their options in regulating the cultivation and sale of marijuana in unincorporated communities, which became legal on Jan. 1 under Proposition 64. The Board of Supervisors has set aside an afternoon session Tuesday, beginning at 1:30 p.m., to hear from the Office of County Counsel on what […]

CHP tips for enjoying wildflowers in Borrego Springs

CHP tips for enjoying wildflowers in Borrego Springs

The recent rainstorms have created quite a sight in the Borrego Springs area: a desert wildflower bloom that hasn’t been this vibrant in years. The bloom is also attracting huge crowds which has led to traffic problems on roadways in and around Borrego Springs. The Sheriff’s Department’s Rural Command has the following tips for anyone […]

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 […]