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Algae shuts down Diamond Valley Lake near Hemet
The sometimes toxic cyanobacteria also known as blue-green algae has covered the lake, prompting officials to prohibit boating, fishing and hiking until further notice.
Perris man arrested following fatal shooting in Industry
PERRIS, Calif. (KABC) --Homicide investigators with the L.A. County Sheriff's Department have made an arrest in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred at a construction site in the City of Industry on June 18.Elias Haro Rodriguez of Perris was taken into custody at a Perris business around 5
Major Crash Blocking I-15 In Temecula, NB Lanes Closed
TEMECULA, CA — A major crash has shut down part of Interstate 15 in the Temecula Valley on Thursday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol reports. There are at least six vehicles involved and a big rig that has gone off the side of the freeway, according to preliminary reports.
Hemet man completes basic training
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
3,100 marijuana plants, 932 pounds of processed pot seized in San Bernardino County
San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies, serving search warrants on three properties in Phelan and Pinon Hills, confiscated more than 3,100 marijuana plants and 932 pounds of processed marijuana on Thursday, June 21.
Hemet Couple Adopts Bearded Dragon They Discovered in Walmart Delivery Box
Falkor, a bearded dragon, was adopted by a Hemet couple after he showed up on their doorstep in a Walmart delivery package. (Credit: Al Brummett via Riverside County Department of Animal Services)
Beaumont man suspected of arranging to meet boy for sex in Yucaipa out on bail
Camilo Ruiz, 37, was arrested and booked into Central Detention Center in San Bernardino on suspicion of sending harmful matter to a minor, arranging to meet a minor for sex, and meeting a minor for sex, according to a San Bernardino County sheriff’s news release.
Hemet Closing Simpson Park to Public Access
From the Hemet Fire Department:Hemet Fire Department will close Simpson Park effective June 20, 2018 at 0800 hours. The extreme heat coupled with low humidity increases the threat of wildfire. Simpson Park has been identified as a high fire risk area and will be closed to public access. We encourage
Lake Hemet's Splashing Eagle Waterpark now open
Visitors to the lake can don their swimsuits, grab the children by the hand, and walk into the waterpark to jump, play and splash the day away at the park in a designated swim cove off Highway 74 east of Mountain Center. The swim park that is now open Thursday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Hemet's proposed fiscal year 2018-2019 General Fund 'balanced' budget draws praise and criticism
Hemet City Manager Alan Parker was greeted with both praise and criticism by the Hemet City Council for proposing the city’s first balanced budget in more than a decade during the Tuesday, June 12, regular city council meeting.
Temecula Valley Man Pleads Guilty To Molesting 15-Year-Old Singer
Michael John Garza, 36, was sentenced to 364 days in jail after his victim, now 16 years old, told a judge in gut-wrenching, graphic detail that the military veteran, music teacher and father of three, lured her to his house, showed her his arsenal of weapons, forced her to have oral sex and raped h
Temecula caregiver shot 3 developmentally disabled men before setting home on fire, coroner records show
A drunken James Steven Jennex sent a text message to a friend apologizing in advance for his actions and then fired a bullet into the heads of each of three developmentally disabled men in his care before setting his Temecula-area home ablaze and killing himself with a .357 revolver blast to the hea
Turpin daughter’s chilling 911 call played in court as deputy testifies in Perris torture case
PERRIS, Calif. -- (KTLA) -- The 17-year-old girl who called police to report her allegedly abusive parents in Perris, California, said the house the family lived in smelled so badly that she could barely breathe, and she thought she and her 12 siblings might need to go to the doctor.
Algal bloom halts fishing, boating, hiking at Diamond Valley Lake near Hemet
Diamond Valley Lake is experiencing a huge algal bloom, prompting officials to warn boaters about not getting in the water — and now temporarily closing the lake near Hemet. (File photo by Frank Bellino, contributing photographer)
Adult Turpin children from Perris torture case make rare public appearance
The adult children ofPerris torture defendants David and Louise Turpinwere in court Thursday, June 21, for a hearing on appointing a conservator.Jack Osborn, an attorney for Redlands-based Brown White & Osborn, the court-appointed law firmthat is representing the adults’ legal interests, said all se
Multiple vehicle collision on I-15 northbound leads to freeway shutdown
A multi-vehicle collision, first reported shortly before noon on northbound Interstate 15 has led the California Highway Patrol to close the northbound lanes of the interstate until further notice, according to a Twitter post made by Murrieta Police Department at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 21.
Man Found Dead On Perris Street
PERRIS, CA — A man was fatally shot Tuesday in a Perris neighborhood, but no suspects were apprehended, authorities said. The victim was gunned down about 5:30 a.m. in the 400 block of East Seventh Street, near G Street, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
Man fatally shot in Perris neighborhood
A man was fatally shot Tuesday morning in a Perris neighborhood, and no suspects were immediately apprehended, authorities said.
Crashes on IE's Ramona Expressway spark safety concerns
"You've got people passing you on the shoulder, people passing head-on on the one-lane bridge," said Katie-Jane Martinez.
Temecula DUI Checkpoint Results Released
TEMECULA, CA — More than a dozen people were arrested at a weekend DUI/driver's license checkpoint in Temecula, the police department announced. Of those arrested, one person was nabbed on a felony DUI charge for being on probation for DUI and another three people were arrested after failing a sobri