Wreckage of missing USMC chopper found in Nepal

Wreckage of missing USMC chopper found in Nepal

SAN DIEGO – The wreckage of a helicopter believed to have crashed while carrying six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers has been found on a Himalayan hillside in earthquake-stricken Nepal, Department of Defense officials announced today. In an early morning press conference USMC Lt. Gen. John Wissler, Commanding General, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Joint Task Force 505 and […]

CBAADA honors area’s Most Outstanding Athletes

CBAADA honors area’s Most Outstanding Athletes

              RIVERSIDE – The Citrus Belt Area Athletic Directors Association (CBAADA) held its annual breakfast at California Baptist University on Tuesday, May 12, honoring The Most Outstanding Athletes (male and female) from each of its 87 member schools throughout Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. The CBAADA issued twelve scholarships […]

Man accused of stabbing toddler, adults charged with attempted murder, other felonies

Man accused of stabbing toddler, adults charged with attempted murder, other felonies

A Menifee man who allegedly attacked a family along a freeway shoulder, slashing an 18-month-old child, his mother and others without provocation, was charged today with attempted murder, six other felonies and one misdemeanor. If convicted as currently charged, Nicolas Lopez Garcia, 44, faces a sentence of about 25 years to life in prison. He is being held at […]

BREAKING NEWS: Search continues for crew of Camp Pendleton-based helicopter, which includes Marine from Murrieta

BREAKING NEWS: Search continues for crew of Camp Pendleton-based helicopter, which includes Marine from Murrieta

CAMP PENDLETON – The search is continuing today (Wed., May 13) for the crew of a Camp Pendleton-based helicopter that disappeared while carrying out humanitarian duties in earthquake-stricken Nepal. One of the crew members is reportedly Eric Seaman of Murrieta. The chopper, which belongs to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, went missing hours after a magnitude-7.3 earthquake […]

Bizarre stabbing rampage suspect due in court

Bizarre stabbing rampage suspect due in court

MENIFEE  – A 44-year-old man accused of stabbing a toddler during a bizarre roadside rampage while under the influence of drugs is expected to make his initial court appearance tomorrow. Nicolas Lopez Garcia of Romoland is being held in lieu of $1 million bail at the Southwest Detention Center, where was booked on suspicion of attempted murder, willful harm […]

Motorcycle officer hit in Lake Elsinore

Motorcycle officer hit in Lake Elsinore

A Lake Elsinore Police Department motorcycle officer was taken by ground ambulance to a local hospital following a crash on Tuesday, May 12, according to Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Armando Munoz. The crash involving a passenger vehicle and the officer was reported at about 9:40 a.m. at the intersection of Collier and Central avenues in […]

Ram’s rewarded during Jackie Robinson Day

Ram’s rewarded during Jackie Robinson Day

Major League Baseball just conducted its ninth annual Civil Rights Game at Dodger Stadium, coinciding with Jackie Robinson Day, for the first time on Wednesday, April 15, and one local Southwestern League baseball program was there to catch it all. Robinson’s widow, Rachel, who played a central role in the first pitch ceremony before the […]

Special Olympics give special Olympians opportunity to shine

Special Olympics give special Olympians opportunity to shine

More than 500 athletes and coaches from around the Inland Empire and the surrounding areas converged on Vista Murrieta last Saturday, May 2 for the Inland Empire Special Olympics Spring Games. Activities included Rhythmic Gymnastics, Golf, Basketball and Athletics, which is what the group calls track and field. The golfing was held at North Golf […]