RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities were investigating Thursday after a toddler was killed when his father accidentally ran him over with an SUV at their Southern California home, officials said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man with a criminal history who was arrested in Southern California in the death of a Las Vegas slot machine parlor manager trying to stop a purse snatching was identified by police on Wednesday as Samuel Fredrick Schmid.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A man was critically injured after he and the horse he was riding were struck by an SUV in Southern California, authorities said.
The horse received minor injuries in the collision Friday night in Riverside, according to police Officer Ryan Railsback.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Animal services authorities are looking for the person who fatally wounded one of inland Southern California’s wild burros with an arrow.
Riverside County Animal Services officers responding to multiple calls found the wounded burro April 30 in the Reche Canyon area, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission has approved a $69 million settlement with Frontier Communications over allegations the tech company misrepresented internet service speeds to customers in Riverside and Los Angeles counties, officials said Thursday.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Police were investigating a shooting early Wednesday at a Southern California house that left two men dead and a third wounded, authorities said.
Officers responding to reports of gunfire around 2:15 a.m.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) _ Provident Financial Holdings Inc. (PROV) on Tuesday reported earnings of $1.7 million in its fiscal third quarter.
The Riverside, California-based company said it had profit of 23 cents per share.
INDIO, Calif. (AP) — At least 24 shuttle bus drivers for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival became ill with food poisoning early Monday, authorities said.
Reports began coming in shortly after midnight after subcontracted drivers dined at an off-site catering location unaffiliated with the festival, the Cal Fire / Riverside County Fire Department said in a press release.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school district has agreed to pay $13.75 million to settle civil lawsuits over a worker who admitted molesting elementary school students.
The agreement was announced Tuesday by attorneys for 10 former students from Liberty Elementary School in Riverside.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A man accused of fatally pushing a woman in front of a freight train in Southern California has been arrested, authorities said.
The woman, whose name has not yet been made public, was hit by the train Monday morning in the city of Riverside, about 55 miles (89 kilometers) from downtown Los Angeles, police said Thursday.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A man accused of shoving a woman into a train in Riverside and killing her pleaded not guilty to murder Thursday.
Kevin Lewis, 41, entered his plea after being charged in Riverside County Superior Court, the Riverside Press-Enterprise reported.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Seven Southern California men were arrested on suspicion of firearms and drug offenses as part of a federal investigation that recovered 30 weapons including so-called ghost guns, authorities said.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Masked gunman burst into a an illegal gambling operation at a gated Southern California home, stealing cash, jewelry and phones before fleeing, police said.
Authorities are searching for suspects in the brazen robbery late Sunday in Riverside, said Officer Ryan Railsback, a spokesman for the city's police department.
HEMET, Calif. (AP) — A 3-year-old girl is recovering after being attacked by a dog at a Southern California home used as a day care center, officials said.
The girl suffered bite wounds to her face, arms and stomach area and received 180 stitches after the attack April 2 in Hemet, said Riverside County Department of Animal Services Lt.
ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California police officers fatally shot the driver of a stolen vehicle after he rammed patrol cars during a pursuit, authorities said.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three members of a Southern California family pleaded not guilty Friday to abusing their nine foster children, including two girls from the Turpin family who were rescued from nightmarish conditions three years ago.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday after he showed off a handgun in his backpack to classmates and it fired into a table at a Southern California middle school, authorities said.
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A car smashed into a Southern California middle school on Wednesday, injuring eight adults, authorities said.
No children were hurt in the accident at about 1:15 p.m. at Tomas Rivera Middle School in Perris that sent the car entirely into the building, authorities said.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man has been charged with stabbing to death a woman in Desert Hot Springs nearly three decades ago after DNA from bite marks and blood linked him to the killing, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jadon Jones drew a foul with less than a second remaining in overtime and made both free throws to give Long Beach State a 73-72 victory over UC Riverside on Saturday night.
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Zyon Pullin totaled 15 points, eight assists and six rebounds to help UC Riverside hold off Cal State Fullerton 75-72 on Thursday night.
Wil Tattersall had 15 points for the Highlanders (16-10, 10-6 Big West Conference).
THERMAL, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters in Riverside County said no one was hurt in a blaze that destroyed a group of mobile homes surrounded by agricultural fields near the Salton Sea, displacing 30 people.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Ty Rowell had 15 points as California Baptist defeated Chicago State 62-53 on Wednesday night.
Tre Armstrong had 12 points and six rebounds for California Baptist (16-14, 6-11 Western Athletic Conference).
JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Fifteen horses and a goat died when wind-driven flames swept through stables in rural Southern California, fire officials said.
Eight horses were saved from the fire before dawn Monday in Jurupa Valley, said Emily Sanchez, whose family leases the property.
JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A weekend fire gutted a large Southern California pallet yard, multiple vehicles and outbuildings.
Hundreds of pallets burned along with electrical poles as winds fanned the flames Sunday in the Rubidoux area of Riverside County.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Ajay Mitchell scored 10 of his team-high 30 points in the second overtime as UC Santa Barbara beat UC Riverside 97-90 on Saturday night.
Mitchell scored a season-high 31 points Thursday night in the Gauchos' 76-69 win over UC Davis.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Dragan Elkaz had 15 points off the bench to guide UC Riverside to a 79-57 win over Cal State Northridge on Thursday night.
Elkaz hit 5 of 7 shots from 3-point range for the Highlanders (15-9, 9-5 Big West Conference).
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Zyon Pullin scored 19 points as UC Riverside rolled past Cal Poly 78-58 on Saturday.
Wil Tattersall added 16 points for the Highlanders, while Callum McRae chipped in 15.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Dominick Pickett had a season-high 21 points and Wil Tattersall scored 20 as UC Riverside defeated Cal State Bakersfield 79-69 on Thursday night.
Pickett made 5 of 7 from 3-point range and Tattersall had six rebounds for the Highlanders (13-9, 7-5 Big West Conference).
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Holland Woods and Jovan Blacksher Jr. scored 16 points apiece, Sean Miller-Moore added a double-double and Grand Canyon turned back California Baptist 65-60 on Wednesday night.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A new program to help homeless residents facing criminal prosecution for low-level crimes will launch in Riverside County in the coming weeks, officials said Tuesday.
The program will promote community-based treatment to assist homeless defendants suffering from mental illness, substance abuse disorders and other problems, according to a statement from the District Attorney's Office.
CABAZON, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California judge on Friday ordered the release of police body-camera footage in the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old man in 2017, according to lawyers representing the victim's family.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Santa Ana winds were expected to weaken slightly Thursday after causing damage in Southern California and making driving hazardous on some highways.
Gusts on Wednesday toppled a large pine tree onto a two-story dormitory on the campus of California Baptist University, the Riverside Fire Department said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake rattled an inland region of San Diego County on Sunday morning.
The quake hit at 9:46 a.m. near Palomar Observatory, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) northeast of downtown San Diego, the U.S.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Dominick Pickett scored 18 points and UC Riverside handed Cal State Fullerton its first loss in Big West Conference play, 67-54 on Saturday night.
The Highlanders raced to a 37-22 lead in the first half to snap the Titans' eight-game win streak.
COACHELLA, Calif. (AP) — A suspect was shot to death and a Riverside County Sheriff's deputy was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds sustained during a struggle that came at the end of a chase, authorities said.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California motorist was arrested Friday after a collision that overturned a Riverside County sheriff's prisoner transport van carrying an officer and three arrestees, police said.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman who was killed in 1977 has been identified by a cold case team, authorities said Friday.
A skull and other skeletal remains found in 1986 were identified this week as those of Linda LeBeau, who was reported missing in Tustin, the Riverside County district attorney's office said.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday released its preliminary report on last month’s fatal crash of a small plane in southern Arizona, but it doesn’t list a possible cause.
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A San Diego man was found dead in Joshua Tree National Park, authorities said Wednesday.
The body was found Monday morning at the base of Sentinel Wall, a short distance from the Hidden Valley Nature Trail, the National Park Service said.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Tre Armstrong made 10 of 11 from the free-throw line and finished with 28 points to help California Baptist beat Utah Valley 75-73 on Saturday night.
Ty Rowell scored 16 points for Cal Baptist (11-5, 1-2 Western Athletic Conference).
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Dominick Pickett tossed in 18 points and sank two free throws with 12 seconds remaining to lift UC Riverside to a 65-64 victory over CSU Bakersfield in Big West Conference play on Saturday.
MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A person fired at gun at a Southern California mall on Friday evening, authorities said. No one was hurt.
Two suspects have been detained in the incident at the Moreno Valley Mall, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said on Twitter. A firearm was recovered.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A woman found dead and partially buried in the Southern California desert nearly three decades ago has been identified after her DNA was matched with one of her surviving children, prosecutors said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gunman who robbed or tried to rob 21 Trader Joe's grocery stores throughout Southern California was sentenced Monday to 21 years in federal prison.
Gregory Johnson, 44, of Huntington Park was sentenced in Los Angeles for the holdups that were committed between Aug.
WILDOMAR, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California sheriff's deputy fatally shot an armed man who allegedly tried to break into a home Sunday and opened fire, authorities said.
The man, whose name was not immediately made public, was pronounced dead at the scene in Wildomar, a city in Riverside County about 75 miles (121 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Two people were killed and a third was injured in the crash of an off-road vehicle in inland Southern California, authorities said.
All three were riding in what police described as side-by-side all-terrain vehicle when the crash happened late Friday afternoon in the La Sierra Hills near Riverside, the Press-Enterprise reported.
BEAUMONT, Calif. (AP) — Police shot and killed a man Friday in Riverside County after he rammed several patrol cars while trying to get away, authorities said.
The man was found dead in his car after the shooting shortly after 1 a.m., the county Sheriff's Department said in a statement.