SOUTHWEST RIVERSIDE: Headline news for Wednesday, Aug. 26

SOUTHWEST RIVERSIDE: Headline news for Wednesday, Aug. 26

Yesterday’s clouds have swept aside for high temperatures throughout Riverside County this morning. With mountain thunderstorms probable today, flash flooding near burn areas could occur. Here is the mid-week story, and your first glance at a weekend update for Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee, Wildomar, Lake Elsinore, and more. LOCAL NEWS LAKE ELSINORE: Scoring a huge hit last […]

In split decision, Lake Elsinore approves hosting Susan G. Komen ‘Race for the Cure’

In split decision, Lake Elsinore approves hosting Susan G. Komen ‘Race for the Cure’

In a surprise move at Tuesday’s Lake Elsinore City Council Meeting, city leaders made the decision to host the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in October. The split decision, with Mayor Steve Manos, Mayor Pro Tem and Councilman Daryl Hickman voting for the motion, included full funding in the amount of $7,500 in […]

RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Morning traffic, news, weather report for Aug. 24

RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Morning traffic, news, weather report for Aug. 24

Good morning, Southwest Riverside County. Here are your weekend updates. No injuries in a southbound I-15 Checkpoint accident that is snarling traffic this morning. An injury accident last night in Temecula Valley Wine Country followe a head-on collision.

The head-on collision in the wine country area east of Temecula

Fatal single vehicle crash on Ramona Expressway

SAN JACINTO – A driver was killed when a car flipped over on the Ramona Expressway in San Jacinto just after sunrise today. Firefighters arrived on scene at 6:08 a.m. on the Ramona Expressway at Warren Road, said Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman April Newman. They found a car overturned with one person trapped inside, said Newman. […]

Detainee found dead at Murrieta jail

MURRIETA – A detainee died while in custody at a Murrieta jail, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported today. Jail personnel found an unresponsive person at 7:20 p.m. Friday in a holding cell of the Southwest Detention Center, said Sgt. Wallace Clear of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Paramedics and jail medical staff responded, but the person was pronounced dead. […]

Doctor accused of assaulting patient charged

Doctor accused of assaulting patient charged

MURRIETA – An Escondido doctor accused of sexually assaulting a patient during surgery at a Temecula hospital was charged today with multiple felony and misdemeanor counts. John Francis McGuire of Carlsbad, 44, was arrested Wednesday morning and booked into the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta, where he’s being held in lieu of $3 million bail. McGuire is charged with […]