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., […]

Council seats in play in Menifee, Norco, Perris

RIVERSIDE  – Voters in three western Riverside County locations today will choose whom they want to represent them on their local governing bodies. In Menifee, residents will determine who fills the Third District seat left vacant following the May death of Councilman Wally Edgerton, who was among the first council members to win a seat at the same time […]

Hazmat team summoned to deal with possible health threat

NORCO – Trash bags and buckets full of potentially hazardous substances were discovered at a Norco intersection today, prompting the Riverside County Fire Department’s hazmat unit to secure the location. Crews were called to Bluff Street and River Road at 10 a.m. to investigate reports of discarded chemicals, according to a fire department spokeswoman. She said four buckets of […]

Two three-year-olds almost drown in Western Riverside County

In an unusual coincidence, two near-drowning incidents involving three-year-olds occurred within hours of each other, but 20 miles apart, in western Riverside County, firefighters said today. The first incident was around 5:10 p.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of Dodge City Place in Norco. The second incident happened at 7:26 p.m. Saturday in the 37200 […]