MURRIETA: Overturned slurry sealer creates “sticky mess,” causes SigAlert

MURRIETA: Overturned slurry sealer creates “sticky mess,” causes SigAlert

MURRIETA – Officials were left dealing with a “sticky mess” after a pickup truck and a big rig hauling asphalt slurry collided. The collision caused the big rig to overturn, spilling slurry across the roadway Thursday, April 20. The accident happened in the northbound lanes near the junction of Interstates 15 and 215. The crash, which […]

WOODCREST: Man critically injured after catching fire, burned across 100% of his body

WOODCREST: Man critically injured after catching fire, burned across 100% of his body

WOODCREST – Details are still emerging after a man was critically injured when he reportedly caught fire in a backyard Friday, April 21. The fire was reported on the 14000 block of Martin Place, west of Van Buren Boulevard, in Woodcrest. The victim, who has not been identified, was transported by American Medical Response ground ambulance to […]

TEMECULA: Two deputies hospitalized after two-vehicle wreck

TEMECULA: Two deputies hospitalized after two-vehicle wreck

TEMECULA – Two Riverside County sheriff’s deputies and another driver suffered minor injuries when they were involved in a two-vehicle traffic collision Friday, April 21. The accident, that sent both deputies to the hospital with unspecified injuries, happened at the intersection of Margarita Road and Temecula Parkway in Temecula about 3:20 p.m. The two vehicles, described as […]

NORCO: Motorists try in vain to save woman who jumped from overpass onto I-15 Freeway

NORCO: Motorists try in vain to save woman who jumped from overpass onto I-15 Freeway

NORCO – A reportedly depressed and suicidal woman jumped from an overpass onto the Interstate I-15 Freeway Tuesday, April 18. The tragic and deadly incident happened in the area of the Sixth Street overpass in Norco. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Norco Station and other emergency first responders rushed to the area about 12:48 p.m., […]

SAN JACINTO: Man hospitalized in critical condition after dispute with neighbor turns violent

SAN JACINTO: Man hospitalized in critical condition after dispute with neighbor turns violent

SAN JACINTO – An ongoing dispute between neighbors erupted in violence and left one man in critical condition Saturday, April 15. The violent incident happened on the 100 block of Sage Avenue in San Jacinto. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s San Jacinto Police Station and other emergency first responders were dispatched to the location […]

RIVERSIDE: Local attorney, girlfriend, arrested for extortion, other charges

RIVERSIDE: Local attorney, girlfriend, arrested for extortion, other charges

RIVERSIDE – Officials have announced the arrest of a Riverside area attorney and his accomplice, following a lengthy investigation into the couple’s alleged criminal activity dating back to April, 2016. The investigation culminated with the couple’s arrest Thursday, April 20. After their arrest, both were booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center on multiple counts […]

WILDOMAR: Two displaced by residential fire

WILDOMAR: Two displaced by residential fire

WILDOMAR – A mobile home was destroyed and a family was left homeless when a fire broke out at a mobile home Tuesday, April 18. The residential structure blaze happened in the 24000 Manzanita Street, south of Cottonwood Canyon Road and west of Oak Avenue, in Wildomar. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters and deputies from the […]

UPDATED: MORENO VALLEY: Homicide-warrant related standoff ends after suspect not found at residence

UPDATED: MORENO VALLEY: Homicide-warrant related standoff ends after suspect not found at residence

UPDATE: April 19, 2 p.m. MORENO VALLEY: After an hours-long incident that forced many families to be evacuated from their homes has ended after Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team (SERT/SWAT) members entered the residence and found nobody at the location. In a phone interview shortly after 2 p.m., Riverside County Sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Michael Vasquez confirmed that […]

MORENO VALLEY: Vehicle plummets over side of Lamb Canyon, victim suffers minor injuries

MORENO VALLEY: Vehicle plummets over side of Lamb Canyon, victim suffers minor injuries

MORENO VALLEY – One person escaped with only minor injuries when their car went over an embankment, flipped over and smashed into a tree Friday, April 14. The early-morning accident happened in the area of Beaumont Avenue and Lamb Canyon Road in an unincorporated area of Moreno Valley, between the cities of Beaumont and San […]