Condition of Murrieta boy at center of abuse case is improving, police spokesman says

Condition of Murrieta boy at center of abuse case is improving, police spokesman says

A 5-year-old Murrieta boy who authorities believe was tortured by his father and his father’s girlfriend to the point that he was comatose was starting to show some signs of improvement after months of medical care, a Murrieta Police Department spokesman confirmed. “His condition has improved,” Lt. Ron Driscoll said. “He’s no longer in the […]

Rotating closures planned on freeway connector ramps in Murrieta area next week

Rotating closures are planned next week on connector ramps linking Interstates 15 and 215 in Murrieta as crews install new equipment to monitor traffic flow and volume. According to Caltrans, installations are scheduled on the southbound I-215 bridge to I-15, and the northbound I-15 connector to I-215, for five consecutive nights beginning Monday. The ramps […]

HS Football: Week 8 schedules

HS Football: Week 8 schedules

Friday 10/20 Southwestern League Murrieta Mesa (6-1, 1-1) @ Great Oak (4-3, 2-0) – 7 p.m.  Vista Murrieta (2-5, 1-1) @ Chaparral (4-3, 0-2) – 7 P.M. Murrieta Valley (5-2, 2-0) @ Temecula Valley (0-7, 0-2) – 7 PM. – Sunbelt League Lakeside (5-2, 0-2) @ Temescal Canyon (3-4, 1-1) – 7 P.M. Perris (0-7, 0-2) […]

Man and woman killed in crash west of Murrieta are identified

Man and woman killed in crash west of Murrieta are identified

The man and woman who were killed when their car traveled off a roadway, crashed into a gate and caught fire on Monday, Oct. 16 were identified Thursday. They were Dennis Carver, 52, and Lorraine Carver, 53, both of Murrieta, a Riverside County coroner’s release says. Both were pronounced dead at the scene of the […]

Hemet Police chief reports Measure U sales tax helping Hemet Police Department reduce city’s violent crimes

Hemet Police chief reports Measure U sales tax helping Hemet Police Department reduce city’s violent crimes

Violent crimes in the city of Hemet are down from 2016 with some reduction in property crime, partially due to new police department hires and equipment made possible through Measure U funding, Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown said. Brown, appearing before the Hemet City Council during a workshop Tuesday, Oct. 10, showed that the new […]

CIF-SS Fall sports polls…as of 10/16

CIF-SS Fall sports polls…as of 10/16

The high school Fall sports season is past the half way point and quite a few local teams find themselves getting some great exposure in their perspective divisions when it comes to the latest CIF-SS polls released as of Oct. 16. 11-Man Football Division 2: Heritage – Sunbelt League (#2) Division 3: Citrus Hill – […]

Alexis Brown represents Temecula in Miss California Teen USA

Alexis Brown represents Temecula in Miss California Teen USA

Temecula local Alexis K. Brown has been chosen by the producers of Miss California USA and Miss California Teen USA to represent Temecula in the upcoming state pageant. The winner will go on to compete at the national Miss USA competition which is televised live on FOX. Raised in Temecula for over 15 years, Brown […]

Woman suspected in series of vehicle burglaries in Temecula, Murrieta

Woman suspected in series of vehicle burglaries in Temecula, Murrieta

A Murrieta woman was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 18, as a suspect in “numerous” vehicle burglaries that happened throughout September and part of October in Temecula and Murrieta. Janece Fiechter, 40, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle burglary, credit card fraud and possessing stolen property while she was visiting the Southwest Justice Center, a courthouse, in […]

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