Heat wave expected to affect area, cooling centers open

Heat wave expected to affect area, cooling centers open

TEMECULA – Temperatures across Riverside County, including the Temecula Valley, are expected to begin warming up today, reaching a peak of 5 to 10 degrees above average over the weekend. Highs today of 95 to 100 degrees are forecast for the valleys of Riverside County, as are highs of 103 to 108 along the San Gorgonio Pass near Banning […]

Sheriff’s Department locates body of missing kayaker

Sheriff’s Department locates body of missing kayaker

The body of a man whose kayak overturned at Lake Skinner on Sunday was located by a Riverside County Sheriff’s Dive Team on Monday, Aug. 10. A coroner’s report identified the man as Benjamin Pedro Lucas, 20, of Guatemala. He was reported as missing at 3:15 p.m. on Aug. 9 after his kayak had overturned […]

UPDATE: Winchester man identified in fatal Menifee crash

UPDATE: Winchester man identified in fatal Menifee crash

UPDATE: A 29-year-old Winchester man has been named as the victim in a fatal Menifee motorcycle crash that forced the closure of Antelope Road for more than eight hours on Saturday, August 8. The Riverside County Coroner’s Office identified Jacob Conte as the victim in the fatal crash. According to Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael […]

Suspects arrested for seriously injuring Hemet man in road rage incident

Suspects arrested for seriously injuring Hemet man in road rage incident

Two suspects, ages 17 and 18, have been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run that was captured on video on July 31. Hemet police released the video on Monday, August 3, of a street confrontation that took place in Hemet on Friday, July 31st, which showed the victim, identified as 53-year-old Tracy Leavitt, involved in an apparent road-rage […]