Felon accused of manhandling women aboard bus arraigned

Felon accused of manhandling women aboard bus arraigned

A convicted sex offender accused of groping several women aboard a city bus in Menifee pleaded not guilty today to misdemeanor charges. Michael Douglas Avery, 46, of Riverside was arrested Nov. 10 and charged last week with two counts of sexual battery, as well as one count each of being in possession of a controlled […]

Man accused of inappropriately touching several female bus passengers on ride from Riverside to Menifee

Man accused of inappropriately touching several female bus passengers on ride from Riverside to Menifee

A 46-year-old Riverside man was arrested Friday, Nov. 10, on suspicion that he inappropriately touched several women on an RTA bus ride from Riverside to Menifee. Michael Douglas Avery was arrested by sheriff’s deputies after the bus stopped near the intersection of Sun City and McCall boulevards. He was booked into the Cois M. Byrd […]

SoCal marching bands to parade through south Riverside

SoCal marching bands to parade through south Riverside

More than two dozen marching bands and J-ROTC color guard units will parade through south Riverside Saturday during the annual Riverside King Band Review, hosted by MLK High School. The competition is slated to begin about 9 a.m. at Cole and Krameria avenues and continue until noon. Bands will perform rally songs and strut their […]

Teacher held hostage at Riverside elementary school thanks law enforcement, first responders in letter

A 70-year-old Riverside elementary school teacher taken hostage by an angry parent who was later killed by police said today that she is still “healing” psychologically and expressed gratitude to those who helped her during and after the crisis. “As I move through my own healing process, I am experiencing a range of emotions — […]

Escaped monitor lizard, found laying in the sunshine of a Riverside backyard, is picked up by owner

Escaped monitor lizard, found laying in the sunshine of a Riverside backyard, is picked up by owner

An escape artist crocodile monitor lizard found lounging atop a hedge in a Riverside backyard and enjoying the sunshine was back home with his owner by the next day, the Riverside County Department of Animal Services announced. Chopper, a 4-year-old crocodile monitor lizard, was picked up by owner DeWitt Vercher on Tuesday, Nov. 3, spokesman […]

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