MURRIETA: Man charged with killing woman in head-on wreck enters ‘not guilty’ plea

MURRIETA – A suspected drugged driver accused of killing a 62-year-old woman and injuring two other people in a head-on wreck in French Valley was charged Friday, Sept. 8, with second-degree murder and other felonies. Christopher Patrick Barbara, 51, of Hemet was arrested shortly after the crash Wednesday morning that claimed the life of Joan Lehmer of […]

WINCHESTER: Man dies in motorcycle crash

WINCHESTER: Man dies in motorcycle crash

WINCHESTER – A motorcyclist was killed in a crash today in Winchester. The crash was reported at 11:15 a.m. on State Route 79 near Grand Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol. Details of the crash were not immediately available, but reports from the scene indicated that the motorcyclist was found on the roadway when […]

TEMECULA: Ex-con arrested for gun possession

TEMECULA – An ex-con accused of possessing a handgun and ammunition remained jailed today. The weapon was discovered when sheriff’s deputies were dispatched at 1 a.m. Friday to the 28900 block of Newport Road in response to reports of a “suspicious person looking inside parked vehicles,” said Riverside County Sheriff’s Sgt. Daniel Hernandez. However, Daniels […]

WINCHESTER: Driver flees after injury hit and run in front of Winchester Elementary School

WINCHESTER: Driver flees after injury hit and run in front of Winchester Elementary School

WINCHESTER – California Highway Patrol officers are investigating an injury hit and run traffic collision that happened in front of Winchester Elementary School this afternoon, Tuesday, Jan. 3. The collision was reported at 2:53 p.m., at 28751 SR 79/Winchester Road. The school is north of Domenigoni Parkway and south of Simpson Road in the unincorporated […]