Man who fatally stabbed three found guilty of murder

MURRIETA – A Perris man who knifed a dog owner to death and later fatally stabbed a mother and daughter without provocation was convicted Wednesday of three counts of first-degree murder. After deliberating less than a day, a Murrieta jury found 28-year-old David Rey Contreras guilty of killing 53-year-old Jose Apreza, as well as 51- year-old […]

PERRIS: Four people arrested in mail theft investigation

PERRIS  – Sheriff’s deputies busted a mail-theft ring that had stolen personal information from about 50 people, authorities said today. Deputies began their investigation after finding “stolen checks, credit cards, and property” inside recently stolen vehicles in Menifee and Perris, according to Sgt. Sam Morovich. Deputies also found “personal profiles” containing the victims’ personal information […]

Murrieta firefighters perform 2 swift water rescues, schools close as massive winter storm moves through the area

Murrieta firefighters perform 2 swift water rescues, schools close as massive winter storm moves through the area

Murrieta firefighters responded to two different swift water rescues Sunday, Jan. 22, according to officials.

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.

HOMELAND: Man arrested, charged with other man’s murder

HOMELAND: Man arrested, charged with other man’s murder

HOMELAND – Riverside County sheriff’s officials arrested a Homeland resident, accused of murdering a man Thursday, Dec. 22. The early-morning incident happened in the 26100 block of Olson Avenue in Perris. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Perris Station responded to a residential home about 3:10 a.m., regarding an assault that had just occurred. When they […]

PERRIS: Three injured in early-morning residential fire

PERRIS: Three injured in early-morning residential fire

PERRIS – Three people were hospitalized in an early-morning, residential structure fire that destroyed a home after multiple oxygen tanks exploded Tuesday, Dec. 19. The fire happened in the 500 block of Cherry Vista Drive in Perris. Two victims sustained major injuries and a third suffered moderate injuries, all related to smoke inhalation, according to fire officials. […]

Perris: Historian captures Perris Valley’s past in new book

PERRIS – The well-driller who saved March Air Force Base, radio personality Don Imus and the legendary Wyatt Earp are all featured in a new picture book, “Images of America: Perris Valley,” revealing little-known facets of the area. Perris native and historian Katie Keyes said she took up the project as a learning exercise and was pleasantly surprised. “I […]

PERRIS: Man arrested for attempted murder after shooting

PERRIS: Man arrested for attempted murder after shooting

PERRIS – Deputies arrested a subject for attempted murder, after the man allegedly shot at a victim who was sitting inside their car Wednesday, Dec 7. The shooting happened near the intersection of A and 6th Streets in Perris Tuesday, Dec. 6. After Deputies conducted an investigation they arrested Demarion Marquel Trammel, 20, of Perris, […]

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