PERRIS: Fire breakout in residential buildings

PERRIS – Multiple outbuildings on a residential propert in Perris were damaged by fire, authorities said today. The fire was reported at 10:45 p.m. Sunday on East Nance Street, east of North Perris Boulevard, said April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. The first arriving truck company reported a single family home was on […]

DESERT HOT SPRINGS: Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall concludes Desert Hot Springs Run

DESERT HOT SPRINGS – The Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall will conclude its five-day Desert Hot Springs run today with a closing ceremony that will feature a flyover by military aircraft before the traveling memorial leaves the desert. The wall, a replica of the memorial in Washington, D.C., has been a traveling display since 1984 and […]

RIVERSIDE: Sex Offender accused of assaulting Riverside Children due in court

RIVERSIDE – A convicted sex offender accused of molesting several children is slated to be arraigned today in Riverside. Tyrone Sanchez, 35, of Hemet was arrested June 8 following a Riverside police investigation that involved interviews with victims allegedly assaulted by the defendant in Riverside going back to 2003. Sanchez is charged with four counts […]

RIVERSIDE: Fatal shooting

RIVERSIDE – A man was fatally wounded in a shooting in the parking lot of a Riverside service station, authorities said. The shooting was reported at 9:19 p.m. Sunday at the 76 gas station at Madison Street and Indiana Avenue, Riverside police Lt. Dwayne May said. The man was shot in the upper body by […]

BANNING: Infant nearly drowns in pool

BANNING – An infant nearly drowned in a pool today at a Banning residence. Firefighters were deployed at 10:13 a.m. to a house in the 800 Block West Nicolet Street, where they pulled the male baby from a pool, April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department said. The child was hospitalized in stable condition, […]

RIVERSIDE: Hand-Cranked Ice Cream, Other Treats on Offer During Old-Time Social

RIVERSIDE – Riverside residents and visitors seeking to beat the triple-digit heat and enjoy a free bowl of ice cream, prepared with a vintage touch, will have an opportunity today during the Riverside Metropolitan Museum’s 24th annual “Ice Cream Social.” The event gets underway at noon in the museum’s Heritage House, where patrons will be […]

UPDATE: Two men dead and two men wounded, including man in eight-hour standoff

NATIONAL CITY – Two men were killed and two men were wounded today, including an armed man who surrendered to National City police after an eight-hour standoff, authorities said. “We’re still trying to figure it all out,” National City police Officer Thomas Wilkins after the wounded man believed to be the suspect surrendered to police about 5:45 p.m. in […]