MORENO VALLEY: Woman ditches injured passengers, flees after smashing into bank

MORENO VALLEY: Woman ditches injured passengers, flees after smashing into bank

MORENO VALLEY — A woman left her two injured passengers behind and fled after she smashed into a bank Friday, June 23. The early-morning hit and run happened at BBVA Compass Bank at the intersection of Sunnymead Boulevard and Heacock Street in Moreno Valley. City of Moreno Valley Police and Fire officials were dispatched to the scene of the crash shortly […]

MORENO VALLEY: Brush fire

MORENO VALLEY- A brush fire that ignited today in the Reche Canyon area, north of Moreno Valley has now charred more than 150 acres, according to Cal Fire Riverside. The fire — reported at 2:58 p.m. near Reche Canyon Road and Haugen Drive — had burned an estimated 153 acres as of 8 p.m. and […]

Blaze Breaks out near Moreno Valley Freeway

MORENO VALLEY – A brush fire that broke out today on the east end of Moreno Valley, forcing the closure of a road, blackened about 12 acres before crews got it under control. The non-injury blaze was reported about 2:50 p.m. near the eastbound Moreno Valley (60) Freeway, just west of Gilman Springs Road, according […]

MORENO VALLEY: Local resident, shot multiple times, succumbs to injuries

MORENO VALLEY: Local resident, shot multiple times, succumbs to injuries

MORENO VALLEY — Officials are investigating after a Moreno Valley resident was fatally shot Tuesday, June 13. The deadly shooting happened in the area of Oliver Street and Cactus Avenue, west of Moreno Beach Drive and east of Nason Street, in Moreno Valley. Sheriff’s officials later identified the victim as Pliant James McKinney Jr, 29, of Moreno […]

MORENO VALLEY: Motor officer injured in collision with truck

MORENO VALLEY: Motor officer injured in collision with truck

MORENO VALLEY — A Moreno Valley motorcycle officer was hospitalized in an early-morning traffic collision with a pickup truck Tuesday, June 2. The accident happened at the intersection of Fir Avenue and Heartleaf Street, east of Kitching Street and south of the 60 Freeway, in Moreno Valley. The accident happened while the motor officer was conducting […]

MORENO VALLEY: Man accused of arson to be released on bail

A 19-year-old man who allegedly ignited several fires near a Moreno Valley intersection will be released from jail under conditions established by the court, a judge ruled Tuesday. Isaiah Hubert Whitmore of Moreno Valley was arrested the morning of May 23 and pleaded not guilty two days later to five counts of arson. Superior Court […]

Bail hearing set for man accused of Moreno Valley arsons

RIVERSIDE – A 19-year-old man who allegedly ignited several fires near a Moreno Valley intersection will ask a judge today to lower his bail so he can get out of jail. Isaiah Hubert Whitmore of Moreno Valley was arrested the morning of May 2 3following an investigation by the Riverside County Fire Department. Whitmore was […]