The motorist who struck and killed a 66-year-old man at a Hemet intersection remained at large today.
A felon who attacked a Hemet police officer, grabbing and using the lawman’s badge as a weapon, pleaded guilty Tuesday, March 7, to resisting arrest and was immediately sentenced to 10 months in jail and three
Hemet City Council has approved a $243,800 amended contract to engineer the replacement of the old Stetson Street and Cawston Avenue bridge near the airport that in need of serious repair. While the bridge is safe for most traffic, loads over 10,000 pounds are not recommended. The city successfully applied for a Federal Highway Bridge […]
MURRIETA – A U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot a man during an off-duty noise-related confrontation near his Hemet home was sentenced today, March 3, to 40 years to life in state prison. John Richard Demery, 42, was convicted in January of second-degree murder for gunning down 27-year-old Adam Thomas of Moreno Valley in the […]
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday for the trial of a Hemet man accused of posing as a woman on Facebook and soliciting teenage girls and women to engage in sex acts for money.
A felon accused of stealing an SUV in Hemet while on probation for several prior vehicle thefts pleaded not guilty Wednesday, March 1, to felony and misdemeanor charges.
Riverside County will begin the proceedings for a general plan amendment which will allow a large-scale greenwaste composting facility in the San Jacinto Valley. A 3-0 Riverside County Board of Supervisors vote Feb. 7, with Chuck Washington absent and one vacancy, authorized the initiation of general plan amendment proceedings for a 202-acre site north of […]
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 […]
Police shot a homicide suspect as they were attempting to arrest him, authorities said Satuday, Feb. 25.
HEMET – Lateral Police Officer Andre Wassouf was appointed to the Hemet Police Department in a ceremony held Monday, Feb. 13. Wassouf was born in Syria and immigrated with his family to the U.S. in 1988. They settled in Boston where Wassouf attended and graduated from Lawrence Mass High School in 1992. Wassouf became a […]