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Fontana Police Department will be holding another DUI checkpoint this weekend

The Fontana Police Department will be conducting another DUI/driver's license checkpoint this weekend. The checkpoint will take place on Saturday, April 20 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8 p.m. and 3 a.m.


Severed natural gas line causes minimal evacuations in San Bernardino Friday

A gas line severed by construction workers along W. Base Line Street just east of H Street at approximately 9:30 a.m. prompted minimal evacuations in the nearby area Friday April 19, 2019 in San Bernardino. A local school nearby was not evacuated. Escaping gas could be heard from the severed line wh


Perris torture case: David and Louise Turpin sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for shackling, starving their children

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- David and Louise Turpin, the Perris couple arrested in January 2018 for torturing most of their 13 captive children, were each sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in prison by a judge in Riverside County.


Fontana Man & Woman Sentenced to 12 1/2 Years in Federal Prison for Narcotics Distribution

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – A man and his ex-wife, both Fontana residents, were sentenced to over 12 ½ years in federal prison after federal officials uncovered a narcotics distribution ring.


Person dies in traffic collision in Fontana on the morning of April 18

A person died in a vehicle vs. pedestrian traffic collision in eastern Fontana on the morning of April 18, according to the Fontana Police Department. The incident took place on Foothill Boulevard, which was closed off by police from Alder to Laurel avenues, the P.D. said in a Facebook post.


West Valley Water District holds first-ever Earth Day event

The West Valley Water District held its inaugural Earth Day Celebration on April 13, hosting ratepayers from Bloomington, Colton, Fontana, Jurupa Valley, and Rialto. The celebration was attended by hundreds of residents who learned about the operations of the WVWD along with information about the re


8-Year-Old Son Punched in the Face, Mom Arrested

SAN BERNARDINO – An eight-year-old boy is now safely in the care of Child Protective Services. Yesterday, an investigation was started by the Central Station CFS Deputy, a Dedicated Deputy for Child Protective Services, who was referred by Children and Family Services.


Arrest made in death of Grand Terrace skating rink owner

A 25-year-old Moreno Valley man was arrested this week in connection with the fatal shooting of Cal Skate skating rink owner Ryan Harsany. San Bernardino County sheriff’s detective arrested Tre’elle Potts Wednesday, April 17, on suspicion of murder, officials said.


California parents convicted of torturing 12 of their 13 children to be sentenced; will the kids show up in court?

When David and Louise Turpin are sentenced Friday, April 19 for abusing 12 of their 13 children over the course of many years, the drama will be focused not on the duration of the prison terms doled out but on who shows up in the courtroom and who speaks.


VIDEO: Riverside authorities bust 1 of largest pot farms uncovered in city

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) -- Authorities have busted one of the largest marijuana cultivations ever uncovered in the city of Riverside. More than 40,000 plants are spread out in green houses that covers a 10-acre property in the Arlington Heights neighborhood.


6 alleged gang members suspected in March Jurupa Valley shooting arrested

Four of six alleged gang members who had been arrested on suspicion of taking part in a Jurupa Valley shooting that happened in March remained behind bars as of Wednesday, April 17, while two other suspects have since been released on bail.


WEATHER UPDATE: Cooler temperatures are in the forecast for Fontana this weekend (April 20-21)

Fontana will experience cooler temperatures and partly sunny skies during the Easter weekend (April 20 and 21), according to the National Weather Service. Saturday, April 20 -- Patchy fog before 11 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light southwest wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in


Stater Bros. holds grand reopening for store in northern Fontana

Stater Bros. Markets recently announced the grand reopening for its store located at 15222 Summit Avenue in northwestern Fontana. Stater Bros. said the reopening reflects the company’s commitment to enhancing shopping experiences through interior upgrades and expanded offerings to meet the needs of


Sewage, cockroaches, flies and a cat: Restaurant closures in San Bernardino County, April 12-18

Here are the restaurants and other food facilities closed by health inspectors in San Bernardino County between April 12 and 18, 2019, according to the county’s Department of Public Health. If no reopening date is mentioned, the department had not listed that facility as reopened as of this publicat


Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt to Block California Law Limiting Law Enforcement’s Cooperation With Immigration Authorities

A federal appeals court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to block a California law that limits cooperation between law enforcement and federal immigration authorities.


Death of cadet at Riverside County sheriff’s training center deemed suicide

A cadet died by suicide Thursday morning at the Ben Clark Training Center, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department officials confirmed Friday. “We can confirm that our staff received a call regarding the death of a recruit yesterday morning around 5:30 a.m.” sheriff’s officials said. ” … The incident


California man sets self on fire in Target parking lot: officials

A California man on Wednesday suffered third-degree burns to the front half of his body after he used a lighter to melt a gasoline-filled jug, fire officials said. The unintended immolation took place in a Target parking lot in Modesto, about 100 miles east of San Francisco. The man, who was not ide


The Latest: Children shackled by couple speak in court

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The Latest on the sentencing of a California couple who starved and abused a dozen of their children for years (all times local):. Several children of a California couple convicted of torturing them for years gave emotional statements at their parents' sentencing Friday.


Owner Recovers His Stolen Boat Thanks To KCAL9 Watcher -- A Police Officer

Owner Recovers His Stolen Boat Thanks To KCAL9 Watcher -- A Police Officer. Thieves stole the owner's boat in Upland. An LAPD officer saw the story on KCAL9 News last night and spotted the boat today in Watts. Tom Wait reports.


Missing California teen believed to be with murder suspects

Investigators in California are searching for a missing teenage girl believed to be with her mother and a man, both of whom are murder suspects. Alora Benitez, 15, was last seen Wednesday morning in Torrance, California, getting into a white BMW with Roman Cerratos and Maricela Mercado, according to