BEAUMONT – The California Highway Patrol San Gorgonio Pass Area will be deploying a DUI checkpoint in an undisclosed location of the Hemet and San Jacinto Valley area, 9 p.m. to 3a.m., Saturday, July 29. The sobriety checkpoint will be conducted by numerous California Highway Patrol officers who are highly trained in the detection of […]
The California Highway Patrol will be ramping up enforcement in the days leading up to July 4, the agency announced in a press release Wednesday. A “maximum enforcement period” will be observed beginning 6:01 p.m. on Friday, June 30 and ending 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4. Officers will focus on speed enforcement, and will […]
LAKE ELSINORE – Two Lake Elsinore Unified School District bus drivers were recognized by the state of California for their heroic efforts during a special ceremony held Friday, April 28. The two drivers, Angie Couch and Cat Garratt, were recognized for providing medical aid to a student who collapsed from heat exhaustion Oct. 8, 2016, […]
MURRIETA – California Highway Patrol officials announced that as part of their ongoing efforts to improve pedestrian safety in Southwest Riverside County they will be conducting a traffic enforcement operation that will focus on traffic safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists on streets near Murrieta area schools. The enforcement operation will take place Wednesday, May 17, at […]
TEMECULA – A teenager is killed in a traffic collision every four hours nationwide. That equates to more than 1,870 teenagers killed each year. Another 184,000 teenagers are injured in traffic collisions. These deaths and injuries can be substantially reduced or prevented by eliminating high-risk driving behaviors through education. The California Highway Patrol’s “Start Smart” […]
TEMECULA, Calif. – A teenager is killed in a traffic collision every four hours nationwide. That equates to more than 1,870 teenagers killed each year. Another 184,000 teenagers are injured in traffic collisions. These deaths and injuries can be substantially reduced or prevented by eliminating high-risk driving behaviors through education. The California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) […]
A sinkhole about 5 miles west of the Riverside and Orange County line on the Ortega Highway has resulted in a long-term closure California Highway Patrol and Caltrans announced Wednesday, Jan. 25.
The Riverside County coroner identified the man who shot led police on a rolling gunbattle through Lake Elsinore as Hafez Abousamra, a 41-year-old resident of Orange, California.
Riverside County Sheriff’s officials, with the help of the FBI, served search warrants in Orange and Tustin following a fatal deputy-involved shooting in Lake Elsinore, authorities said today.
A pedestrian was struck by an SUV and killed in Murrieta Sunday, Jan. 8, authorities said.