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Perris, Menifee police hold 'Shop with a Cop' event
On Saturday, Dec. 1 the Perris and Menifee Police Departments kicked off their annual "Shop with a Cop" holiday community service program. During the event, 22 children were treated to a trolley car ride with Santa Claus from the Perris Station to the Perris Walmart, complete with a "lights and sire
CalFire reporting two serious accidents in Menifee, one fatality
CalFire Riverside reported that a single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 74 in Menifee resulted in a fatality at 5:24 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15. The agency reported that a single victim was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. Riverside County Sheriff's Department is investigating the i
San Diego Expecting Warmer Than Usual Weather Leading into Christmas
San Diego County may see an early Christmas present as far as weather is concerned. Temperatures are forecast to be 10-15 degrees above average by midweek across much of the region as a weak Santa Ana pattern sets in, according to the National Weather Service.
Shirtless patient steals ambulance after breaking out of restraints near Lake Elsinore, leads police on lengthy chase
A patient being transported in an ambulance in the Lake Elsinore area on Sunday broke out of his restraints and commandeered the vehicle, leading police on a lengthy chase north on the 15 Freeway that ended north of the Cajon Pass when the man got out, ran away on foot, then surrendered.
Newly elected Menifee school board member quits after allegations he lives outside trustee area
Menifee school officials are scrambling to fill a board vacancy after a candidate who won a seat in November quit amid allegations that he doesn’t live in the area he was elected to represent.
Bizarre Police Pursuit of Suspected Stolen Ambulance Ends in Hesperia
A patient on his way to Temecula Valley Hospital allegedly got out of his restraints and stole an ambulance Sunday, leading police on a pursuit on the 15 Freeway from the Lake Elsinore area up the 15 Freeway before a foot-chase finish in Hesperia, according to the California Highway Patrol.
2 men seriously wounded in Lake Elsinore shooting
Two men have life-threatening wounds from an early Saturday morning shooting in Lake Elsinore that remains under investigation, Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies said. The unidentified men were found after a call at 2:20 a.m. Saturday, Dec.15 about a shooting in the parking lot of a business in th
Riverside County inmate found dead in cell in Murrieta
MURRIETA — An inmate was found dead Saturday in his cell at the Cois Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta, authorities said. The inmate was found unresponsive in his cell at about 4 a.m., Riverside County sheriff’s Sgt. Joshua Parker said.
Thieves hit Menifee bird store for third time this year
For the third time this year, a Menifee bird store has been targeted by thieves, prompting the store’s owner to release footage of the crime in an effort to find her missing birds.
Menifee City Council approves flat fee schedule for fire marshal services
The Menifee City Council voted to establish a flat fee schedule for all services performed by the recently hired city fire marshall and the Fire Marshal Office during their regular public meeting Dec. 15.
Woman Attacked by 3 Pit Bulls in Riverside County
A California woman suffered serious injuries and had to be airlifted to a hospital after she was attacked and mauled by three dogs in the unincorporated Riverside County area of Anza Saturday.
Teen Killed In I-215 Crash In Murrieta, CHP Says
MURRIETA, CA — An 18-year-old San Diego woman was killed and her passenger injured in a Murrieta crash caused when the victim lost control on Interstate 215 and plowed into a tree, authorities said Friday.
Suspect shot, injured by state parks officers in Perris after allegedly ramming car into police vehicle
PERRIS, Calif. (KABC) -- California State Parks officers shot and injured a suspect Thursday night in Perris, authorities said. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Ramona Expressway and Perris Boulevard after the suspect rammed his car into a Perris officer's unit during a pursuit, accordin
215 Freeway closed in Perris as woman threatens to jump from overpass
Traffic was stopped on the 215 Freeway in Perris on Thursday afternoon when a woman appeared to be threatening to jump from the Harley Knox Boulevard overpass, and law enforcement arranged for big-rig trailers to line up on the freeway beneath the bridge in lieu of air bags.
The Naughty Pig looking to slice into Temecula market
Chef Daniel K. Johnson believes a desire for quality meats with a proven backstory is bringing back the neighborhood butcher shop. That's why his butcher-slash-deli business has added a second location in Temecula just three years after opening its first location in Murrieta.
Thieves Steal $2K Worth Of Exotic Baby Birds By Stuffing Them Up Their Sleeves
MENIFEE (CBSLA) — Thieves had birds on the brain in the Inland Empire when they stuffed exotic chicks worth $2,000 up their sleeves in a bizarre heist. Four chicks were stolen from Birds-N-Paradise in Menifee, an open-concept store where the birds are able to spread their wings and perch wherever th
Man suspected of 9 armed robberies arrested in unincorporated area northeast of Temecula
A man suspected of multiple robberies in several Riverside County cities was arrested on Wednesday morning after evading law enforcement a few days earlier. Freedom Foster, a 49-year-old resident of the unincorporated area of Sage, is suspected of a Dec. 9 armed robbery in San Jacinto.
Officers raid residence, find chop shop with 12 stolen vehicles, illegal firearms
On Monday, Dec. 10, the Riverside Auto-Theft Interdiction Detail (R.A.I.D.) with the assistance of the Murrieta Gang Task Force and DMV Investigations, served a search warrant in Lake Elsinore. During a search of the property, a large chop shop was discovered including 12 stolen vehicles and stolen
Food sent for testing from Riverside County wedding reception where 31 fell ill
Three months after almost three dozen guests were sickened – some violently – at a wedding reception in Riverside County, investigators have not announced a cause. So many fell ill at Country Feels Ranch on Sept. 7 that they had to be taken to hospitals by bus as well as ambulances.
Video shows suspects crash truck into California gas station, steal ATM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Sheriff's detectives are looking for three men who stole an ATM from a Rancho Cordova gas station early Thursday morning and dramatic surveillance footage reveals how it all played out.