Canyon Lake man accused in Southwest Riverside County robberies must stand trial, judge rules

Canyon Lake man accused in Southwest Riverside County robberies must stand trial, judge rules

A Canyon Lake man accused of committing eight robberies in Riverside County over a monthlong span must stand trial on multiple felony charges, a judge ruled today. Brandon William Geer, 36, was arrested in Temecula on Jan. 11 after allegedly committing his last holdup near the Pechanga Resort & Casino. Following a preliminary hearing Monday […]

LAKE ELSINORE: Trial begins for fatal stabbing

A jury was seated May 26 in the trial of a probationer accused of fatally beating and stabbing a Lake Elsinore man during an attack sparked by a family quarrel. Andy Dean Abegg, 35, could face 26 years to life in state prison if convicted of murder with a sentence-enhancing weapon allegation for the 2014 […]

Have you ever thought of suing someone? What are the steps in a lawsuit?

How does a lawsuit work? Civil lawsuits generally arise from disputes between people, businesses or other entities including the government. Civil lawsuits normally proceed through distinctive steps: First, there are pleadings. Second, there is discovery. Third, is the trial and fourth is a possible appeal. However, both parties can end the lawsuit by voluntarily settling at […]