Suspect in Norco murder arrested near Arizona border

NORCO – A man who allegedly killed another man outside a home in Norco was arrested today near the California-Arizona border. Klaus Foster, 54, was arrested on suspicion of murder just after midnight in the San Bernardino County town of Big River, about 60 miles north of Blythe. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Foster in connection with […]

NORCO: 1 arrested in fatal crash

NORCO – A convicted DUI offender who was allegedly under the influence when her 2002 BMW fatally struck a motorcyclist was being held today in lieu of $1 million bail. Genesis Raquel Velazquez, 27, of Jurupa Valley was arrested Monday night and booked on suspicion of second-degree murder, gross vehicular manslaughter and driving under the […]

NORCO: Freeway collision injures 1

NORCO – One person was injured Monday after a gray BMW struck a motorcycle on Interstate 15 in Norco, authorities said. The crash was reported at 9:47 p.m. on the northbound Ontario Freeway near Sixth Street, according to Jody Hagemann of the Riverside County Fire Department. A witness told the California Highway Patrol that her […]

UPDATED: CORONA: 67-year-old arrested after Norco armed robbery, hours-long standoff

UPDATED: CORONA: 67-year-old arrested after Norco armed robbery, hours-long standoff

UPDATE: May 17, 11 a.m. CORONA – Officials arrested a 67-year-old Corona resident after the man allegedly demanded prescription medication at gunpoint from a Norco area pharmacy. After fleeing from the scene of the robbery, the elderly man held authorities at bay for several hours during a barricaded standoff. (Click link to view original story) […]

NORCO: Motorists try in vain to save woman who jumped from overpass onto I-15 Freeway

NORCO: Motorists try in vain to save woman who jumped from overpass onto I-15 Freeway

NORCO – A reportedly depressed and suicidal woman jumped from an overpass onto the Interstate I-15 Freeway Tuesday, April 18. The tragic and deadly incident happened in the area of the Sixth Street overpass in Norco. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Norco Station and other emergency first responders rushed to the area about 12:48 p.m., […]

Second storm expected to bring heavy downpours and mountain snow Friday

The second in a series of winter storms is expected to batter Riverside County today, bringing downpours, heavy mountain snow, possible flooding, potentially damaging winds and thunderstorms.

UPDATED: More storms expected to move through Temecula, Inland Empire

UPDATED: More storms expected to move through Temecula, Inland Empire

The first in a series of Pacific storms poised to deliver torrential rain, heavy mountain snow and gusty wind to Riverside County through early next week is expected to move into the region late tonight.

Board authorizes Sheriff to raise rates for use of deputies

The Board of Supervisors approved Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff’s request to hike the rates charged to cities and other contract entities for the use of patrol deputies.

Animal Services director seeks increase in fees for services

RIVERSIDE  – The Board of Supervisors Tuesday scheduled a Jan. 5 public hearing to consider the Riverside County Department of Animal Services’ request to hike fees for dog licenses and other services, as well as establish new charges for sheltering and euthanizing pets. Animal services Director Rob Miller told the board that the agency had not sought fee adjustments since […]

Property tax deadline is today

RIVERSIDE  – Riverside County homeowners have until tomorrow to get the first installment on their property tax bills paid, or risk incurring penalties. The Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office in July sent out notices seeking payments on more than 910,000 secured properties, including parcels, houses and condominiums, for the 2015-16 tax year. The grace period to pay the first installment ends […]