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Couple Pleads Guilty in Riverside County Child-Torture Case
A Southern California couple accused in the torture and abuse of most of their 13 children has pleaded guilty to all 14 felony counts against them in a Riverside courtroom. Details about the plea agreement were not immediately available. The felony counts against David and Louise Turpin included tor
Hemet Man on PRCS Arrested for Possession of Meth and Heroin
HEMET, Calif. – A Hemet man who was out of jail on Post-Release Community Supervision (PRCS) as a result of California’s AB 109, was arrested for drug-related offenses on Wednesday.
Hemet to see new police, fire vehicles on the road soon
Hemet City Council authorized the purchase of seven fully equipped police vehicles and four fire department response vehicles that will soon be patrolling the streets and responding to emergencies in the city.
California governor orders new DNA tests in case of Kevin Cooper, convicted in 1983 killings
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered additional DNA testing Friday on evidence that a death-row inmate says will prove his innocence in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention.
Cheese steak sandwiches come with a Philly flair at Big Daddy’s in Hemet
The last time I had a memorable cheese steak was at Greasy Tony’s in college at Rutgers in New Brunswick, N.J.Well, Big Daddy’s CheeseSteaks in Hemet just brought back all those physical memories in Technicolor, with a nod to Marcel Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past.
Hemet Police Rush Into Dangerous Crash Scene to Help Driver Suffering Medical Emergency
Hemet police arrived at a crash scene Wednesday afternoon to find a truck crashed into a tree with tires spinning at full speed and spewing dark smoke. Officers had to break into the truck to reach the driver, who they said was in the midst of a medical emergency.
Man who shot at California cop previously deported, arrested but cops wouldn't honor ICE detainer, feds say
The illegal immigrant killed Sunday in a shootout with a California cop had been deported three times and arrested and released over ICE's objection on several occasions -- including cases involving the very department whose officer took him down in a dramatic exchange caught on her body cam.
Revived by rain, Mystic Lake is back near Moreno Valley, San Jacinto
In another sign Southern California is having its wettest winter in years, Mystic Lake has risen again in the rural, agricultural valley between Moreno Valley and San Jacinto. The ephemeral body of water was largely absent the past decade, though it briefly appeared in 2017. Already the lake is larg
One twin was a citizen, the other undocumented. A victory in California court for their same-sex parents rebukes the State Department
Ethan and Aiden were born in 2016 four minutes apart, coming from the same womb – a surrogate mom. They had the same parents, Andrew and Elad Dvash-Banks, and the same toys and outfits.
San Jacinto grieves for Baby Anthony
Toddler playing in driveway is run over and killed Courtesy of the family of Anthony Carreon & GoFundMe.comAnthony Carreon was on the ground behind a vehicle whose driver backed up and struck him, causing fatal injuries. ■ By Chris Smith / Advisory Editor A 1-year-old toddler playing in a San Jacint
Riverside County Animal Control and Code Enforcement join forces to clean up property
In the early morning hours Thursday, Feb. 7, Code Enforcement Officers, Department of Animal Services personnel, sheriffs and a fleet of tow trucks and semi tractors hauling lowboy trailers descended upon a property located off Fletcher Road in Anza.
Sinkholes are popping up all over California, thanks to the rain. Here’s what to know
Sinkholes are rare in California, but the heavy rains this winter produced several dangerous ones around the state. A sinkhole is an area of ground that has no natural external surface drainage – when it rains, all the water stays inside the sinkhole and typically drains into the subsurface. There a
San Bernardino police arrest ‘California’s cannabis landlord’ during raid at her home
A real estate developer who touts herself as “California’s cannabis landlord” was arrested during a raid by San Bernardino police at her Pacific Palisades home, authorities confirmed Thursday.
'At-Risk' Missing: Police Need Help Finding Menifee Woman
MENIFEE, CA — Sheriff's officials are asking for the public's help finding a woman who is missing from the Menifee area. The 77-year-old woman is diabetic and was diagnosed with the early stages of dementia, according to authorities.
School bus is California couple’s ‘Little House on the HWY’
With Rich Tilford at the wheel and his road partner and love, Elizabeth Hensley, one seat behind, we are rolling down the road in what I call their magic bus when the luminescent Pacific Ocean bursts into view.
In a rarity, snow falls on Southern California, and not just in the mountains
How often do Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, Pasadena or North Hollywood get a dusting? How about Zuma Beach and Malibu?. Not often. Which is why the weather was the buzz Thursday among flatlanders and hill dwellers.
The Turpins, the parents in the Perris case of tortured children, plea to a reduced number of charges
David and Louise Turpin, the Perris couple accused of on-going torture to 12 of their 13 children, pleaded guilty in Riverside Superior Court on Friday to a reduced number of charges.
Traffic stop reveals over 100 ID theft victims
Hemet Police Department24 year-old Laurence Lennon Bealer from Hemet. Hemet Police Department47 year-old Laura Leigh Maynard from Hemet. ■ Chronicle News Staff Last month, Task Force Officers (TFO) of the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Gang Task Force discovered personal identifying documents affecting ov
Soboba Casino Resort opens in San Jacinto, aims to boost local economy
SAN JACINTO, Calif. (KABC) -- The new Soboba Casino Resort is open for business in San Jacinto. Only about a mile away from its previous location, the new 209-acre resort boasts a 15,000 square foot events center and a 200 room hotel.
R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, faces 70 years in prison
Embattled R&B superstar R. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse on Friday in Cook County in Illinois. The charges come just a week after a video surfaced of the singer allegedly sexually assaulting an underage girl.