Southwest Riverside County was hammered by its first big winter storm of the season Jan. 8 and Jan. 9, and that storm brought with it flooding, downed power lines and traffic accidents. The storm, which deposited as much as 3 inches of rainfall on some areas within a 24-hour period, spurred a flash flood warning […]
Murrieta police on Wednesday arrested an 18-year-old and two younger teens who are suspected of leading them on a chase in a stolen car before crashing it and fleeing on foot. Gabriel Dorado, 18, of Winchester and two Murrieta 17-year-olds were arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent, resisting an officer, […]
UPDATE: Monday, Dec. 4, 11 a.m. Authorities believe that a 35-year-old Temecula man was killed Sunday evening when he went through a red light and was struck by a van that went through the intersection on a green one. Jacob Prichard, 35, of Temecula died from his injuries near the scene, the intersection of Winchester […]
Two people were found dead early Wednesday, Nov. 22, after firefighters responded to a motorhome in Winchester that was partially engulfed in flames. The incident was reported shortly after 6 a.m. in the 31000 block of Olive Avenue, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire news release. Firefighters had been responding to a report of […]
The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved a tentative rezone and conditional use permit for the proposed K-1 Speed outdoor go-kart course in Winchester. The supervisors’ 4-0 vote, with John Tavaglione absent, gave tentative approval, Oct. 17, to changing the zoning for a portion of the project site from rural residential to manufacturing – service […]
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 […]
The cause of a fire that broke out in Winchester, charring 32 acres as it approached homes in the rural area, was under investigation today.
A fire broke out Thursday, July 13, in a field in Winchester, quickly charring 20 acres and approaching homes in the rural area before it was partially contained.
A brush fire was spotted in French Valley near the intersection of Penfield Lane and Benton Road Thursday afternoon.
MURRIETA — Three people, including a Riverside County sheriff’s deputy were hospitalized when a patrol vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle traffic collision Saturday evening, June 24. The wreck happened at the intersection of Winchester Road and Robert Trent Jones Parkway. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident at 11:20 p.m. When they arrived, medical […]