MURRIETA – A convicted drunken driver who killed a motorcyclist in an alcohol-fueled head-on crash near Anza was sentenced today to 15 years to life in state prison. Kenneth Alan Hoddick, 70, of Aguanga pleaded guilty on March 28 to second-degree murder under an agreement with the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office. Superior Court Judge […]
A resurfacing project on state Route 371 through Aguanga will get underway Monday, April 17, meaning travel delays for motorists.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help locating a missing person who disappeared “under suspicious circumstances and may have met with foul play,” according to sheriff’s officials.
A flood warning remains in effect until 9:15 p.m. PST for most of San Diego County and far Southern Riverside County. At 5:55 PM PST, National Weather Service radar depicted widespread rain with heavier rainfall rates impacting San Diego County. Today 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen, locally 3 inches, and additional rainfall of 1 […]
AGUANGA – A 25-year-old suspected drunken driver involved in an injury crash near Aguanga was released from custody today after posting a $50,000 bond. Victoria Jewell Jackson of Warner Springs was arrested Thursday and booked on suspicion of driving under the influence resulting in injuries and being in possession of a controlled substance. According to the […]
Murrieta firefighters perform 2 swift water rescues, schools close as massive winter storm moves through the area
Murrieta firefighters responded to two different swift water rescues Sunday, Jan. 22, according to officials.
The second in a series of winter storms is expected to batter Riverside County today, bringing downpours, heavy mountain snow, possible flooding, potentially damaging winds and thunderstorms.
The first in a series of Pacific storms poised to deliver torrential rain, heavy mountain snow and gusty wind to Riverside County through early next week is expected to move into the region late tonight.
Capt. Leonard Purvis has been tapped by Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff to replace Capt. Joe Borja as commander of the Hemet Sheriff’s Station who has announced his retirement next month.
SAGE – A chimney fire tore through a two-story home today in Sage, an unincorporated community south of Hemet. First-arriving crews reported heavy smoke and a fire on the second story of the residence in the 33000 block of Valerio Road. The flames, reported at 9:25 a.m., were contained to about 75 percent of the 2,000-square-feet home, according […]