Showers expected in Riverside County Saturday night, Sunday

RIVERSIDE  – A storm system is expected to hit a number of regions in Southern California tonight, including western Riverside County, according to the National Weather Service. Rain is expected to develop late tonight before becoming more widespread on Sunday, according to an NWS Forecast Discussion issued today. Rainfall measurements are expected to range from a half-inch in many […]

First civil suit filed against jailed physician

First civil suit filed against jailed physician

The first of what is expected to be several civil actions against John Francis McGuire, M.D. and other defendants was filed on Wednesday, Sept. 30 in Riverside Superior Court’s Southwest Justice Center in Murrieta. McGuire, 44, was arrested on Aug. 19 of this year and booked into the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta in lieu of $3 million bail, according […]

School girl flees stranger who tried to grab her

School girl flees stranger who tried to grab her

TEMECULA  – An 11-year-old girl narrowly escaped the clutches of a man who tried to grab her as she walked home from school in Temecula, prompting authorities Tuesday to advise residents to be on the lookout. The encounter occurred about 2:50 p.m. Monday near Margarita Middle School in the 30600 block of Margarita Road, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s […]

US Navy hospital ship Mercy returns

US Navy hospital ship Mercy returns

SAN DIEGO  – The hospital ship USNS Mercy returned to San Diego today from a four-month deployment in support of Pacific Partnership 2015, according to the Navy. The 10th annual humanitarian assistance and disaster preparedness mission began in late May and took the vessel to Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Vietnam. Personnel provided or took part in healthcare […]

Horse feed being recalled after death of three horses

Horse feed being recalled after death of three horses

RIVERSIDE  – A particular brand of horse feed that may have been sold in Riverside is being recalled today, following the death of three horses and sickening of dozens of others. The feed contains ionophore, a feed additive that is fed to cattle to make them gain weight. Ionophore is toxic to horses, and there is no antidote. […]

RIVCO: Residents asked to safely discard prescription drugs

RIVCO: Residents asked to safely discard prescription drugs

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is proud to announce its partnership with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in a nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” day.   The event will take place on Saturday, September 26th, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The program allows members of the public to drop off potentially dangerous, expired, […]

MENIFEE: Local students achieve honors at college

Two local students have been recognized by their respective colleges. Luana Polley of Menifee has been named to the President’s List at Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Mich. for the spring/summer 2015 Semester. The President’s List recognizes top students who excel with outstanding academic performance. To achieve recognition, a student must maintain a minimum 3.8 grade […]

Inland Reps split on defunding Planned Parenthood after suspected black market trade of fetal organs

Inland Reps split on defunding Planned Parenthood after suspected black market trade of fetal organs

RIVERSIDE  – Riverside County congressional representatives Friday cast divided votes on whether to suspend funding for Planned Parenthood in the wake of investigative videos indicating the abortion provider engaged in the black market trade of fetal organs. “Like most Americans, I was appalled and outraged by the Planned Parenthood videos,” said Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Corona, a cosponsor of H.R. […]