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CHP Closes Gillman Springs Road Near Banning Due to Sinkhole

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA -- The California Highway Patrol has closed Gilman Springs Road in both directions between SR-60 and SR-79 due to a large sinkhole that has developed on Gilman Springs Road, just west of Bridge Street.


Riverside County supervisors approve two-year contract with 7,200 workers

About 7,200 Riverside County employees will get a higher salary scale but will go without cost-of-living raises for at least two years under terms of a contract approved Tuesday by the county.


California Cops Who Allegedly Stole Over $225,000 Can't Be Sued, Federal Court Rules

Two businessmen who claimed they were robbed of more than $225,000 by police in Fresno, California during an investigation into illegal gambling saw their civil rights lawsuit dismissed last week, when the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled it was “not obvious” that theft by cop would violate


Supervisor Washington instrumental in Highway 74 opening

The Valentine’s Day rainstorm, or Valentine’s Day Massacre, as Caltrans staff refers to the torrential rain on Feb. 14, caused the closure of Highway 74 from Hemet to the west and Highway 243 from Banning to the north.


Huge Sinkhole Between MoVal, San Jacinto Leads to Road Closure

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA -- A nearly six-mile stretch of Gilman Springs Road between San Jacinto and Moreno Valley was shut down Tuesday because a car-sized sinkhole opened up on one side of the corridor.


Banning-Beaumont Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

BANNING-BEAUMONT, CA — Here's a look at the week-ahead weather, as reported by Darksky. Partly cloudy in the morning. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day.


Missing California girl, 15, found dead had ‘traumatic’ injury, homicide investigation launched: police

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. launched a homicide investigation Monday after authorities discovered the body of a missing 15-year-old California girl who'd reportedly suffered a “traumatic” injury.


Why Did the Banning City Manager Publish the Entire Roster (with home addresses) of the Police Department UNREDACTED? Think HIPAA and POBAR

The Banning Informer just dropped a bombshell. It looks like the new City Manager in Banning is either an idiot or a nefarious villain or both. Newly hired City manager Doug Schulze has been off to a controversial start in Banning – and judging from the latest developments, it’s not getting any bett


Man arrested for shooting gun in air in Palm Springs

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - A Desert Hot Springs man was arrested in Palm Springs Monday night for shooting a gun several times in the area, according to a release from the Palm Springs Police Department.


6 students hospitalized after ingesting unknown substance at local middle school

LOS ANGELES (FOX 11) - Six children were in stable condition Tuesday after ingesting an unknown substance at a local middle school, authorities said. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to Palms Middle School, located at 10860 W Woodbine Street, just before 11 a.m. Tuesday. Officials said that


Keanu Reeves helps fellow flight passengers after emergency landing in California, social media shows

Keanu Reeves doesn’t have to be in a movie to be a hero. The 54-year-old actor was on a United flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles on Saturday when the plane had to make an emergency landing in Bakersfield, Calif., according to USA Today.


Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve Officials: Don’t Land Your Helicopter in Our Fields to See Super Bloom

Officials with the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve near Lancaster never thought they'd have to warn people not to land a helicopter in the middle of the fields – that is, until someone actually did.


Spectrum Employee Fired, Dog Recovered After Video Captures Pug Being Taken From I.E. Home

A Spectrum employee was fired and a pug has been returned to his rightful owner on Tuesday after video captured the dog being stolen from a mobile home park in the Riverside area.


Attorneys for Actor Jussie Smollett Say All Charges Dropped

Attorneys for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that charges alleging he lied to police about a racist and homophobic attack have been dropped. Smollett attorneys Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a statement that Smollett’s record “has been wiped clean.”


David Harris, of Yucaipa, arrested for a multiple felonies

On Monday, March 25, at approximately 3:09 p.m., Yucaipa Multiple Enforcement Team Deputy A. Alcala and San Bernardino County Probation Officer S. Ulloa initiated a traffic enforcement stop on a gray Lincoln sedan near the intersection of Yucaipa Boulevard and Third Street.


Cal Fire Peace Officers Arrest Two Arson Suspects

Cal Fire Peace Officers with assistance from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men accused of arson in Jurupa Valley on Tuesday. Jonathan Howard, 31, and Samuel King, 30, were arrested for allegedly setting trash on fire near the outside of a structure, which then caused damage to t


5 alleged gang members charged in vicious attack of pregnant school teacher

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office says five gang members have been charged with the vicious stabbing and carjacking of a pregnant Beverly Hills Catholic school teacher in the Sunland area of Los Angeles on March 20.


Police searching for suspect(s) who shot at Palm Springs home

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - Officers from the Palm Springs Police Department are investigating a report of an unlawful discharge of a firearm in Palm Springs. The investigation is being conducted on the 700 block of Desert Way. PSPD is in the process of searching the area for suspects that are believed


At Home megastore launches first California location

At Home is running through a “soft open” for an 85,000-square-foot store at Foothill Ranch Towne Center just off the 241 toll road. It replaces a shuttered Sports Chalet and furniture store. The grand opening is slated for March 30.


California bill curbing use of contractors would not exempt Uber, Lyft, other tech firms

California is moving to codify a sweeping court decision curbing employers’ use of independent contractors, and the new law is unlikely to exempt Uber, Lyft and other app-based technology companies.