A brush fire shut down parts of Highway 71 Monday afternoon as firefighters battled the blaze.
Riverside County sheriff’s officials released a video Saturday in the investigation into two deputies’ fatal shooting of a man they said was armed and wanted while trying to flee police on the 215 Freeway in Menifee. The incident occurred on June 15, when Border Patrol agents in plainclothes were driving unmarked vehicles and working routine […]
A former assistant superintendent of the Corona-Norco Unified School District pled guilty Friday to charges accusing him of embezzling public funds for his own personal gain, officials announced. Ted Eugene Rozzi, 61, admitted that from 2011 to 2017, he redirected more than $1 million in funds intended for school construction and facilities projects, the Riverside […]
Riverside County is recommending residents wear masks indoors when in public settings regardless of vaccination status.
A California inmate died of natural causes while awaiting execution for killing his physically disabled mother, officials said Wednesday. He was 68. Donald R. Millwee died at an outside hospital Tuesday evening, correctional officials said. He had been housed at a state prison in Corcoran, midway between Bakersfield and Fresno. He was sentenced to death […]
Over nearly half a century, Jerry Lewis rose from a local school board to become one of the most powerful figures on Capitol Hill, heading the House Appropriations Committee.
Former Republican Rep. Jerry Lewis, who became a hero in his community for steering hundreds of millions of federal dollars to projects in his inland Southern California district, but was criticized as an exemplar of pork-barrel spending abuses, has died. He was 86. His death was announced in a statement by California Republican Rep. Ken […]
A Riverside County man found with various weapons in his truck while trying to enter a federal building in downtown Los Angeles this week told authorities he was a witness and a confidential informant who needed protection, officials said Thursday. Erik Christopher Younggren, 34, of Cherry Valley, was charged in a federal criminal complaint on […]
After the sudden death of a 20-year-old Riverside woman, her organs were donated to people nationwide. The organ donor, Athena Zepeda, died in November last year, after taking what she thought was a muscle relaxer that turned out to be laced with Fentanyl. In an emotional meeting months after her death, Zepeda’s family met the […]
Looking for a place to watch fireworks and celebrate the Fourth of July on Sunday night? With dozens of displays — including a number that are free — to choose from across Southern California, there’s something for everyone. Find an alphabetical list of cities hosting events in your county by clicking the following: Los Angeles […]