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Man found dead on 15 Freeway in Lake Elsinore; woman taken into custody

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (KABC) -- A woman is in custody in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in a vehicle on the 15 Freeway in Lake Elsinore Saturday. The incident happened on the southbound side of the freeway at about 7 a.m. California Highway Patrol officials said they receive


LAPD officer wounded in South L.A. shooting during traffic stop

A Los Angeles police officer was shot and wounded Saturday night during a traffic stop in South Los Angeles. The shooting occurred near the intersection of 52nd Street and Long Beach Avenue.


Menifee's Central Park opens with family Spring Fest, Easter egg hunts

Menifee's Spring Fest celebrated the grand opening of Central Park in the Town Center Saturday, April 13, with hundreds of children and families from growing city. The Easter Bunny visited that morning, and a field of brightly colored eggs awaited the gathering residents in age groups 0 to 12, inclu


Menifee planners continue Comprehensive Development Code workshops

The Menifee Planning Commission held its second workshop reviewing the outdated Menifee Comprehensive Development Code in the old City Hall Wednesday, April 10, continuing discussions to make the code more "user friendly" for developers and residents.


DASHCAM VIDEO: Lancaster patrol car struck, causing chain-reaction crash

LANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) -- Startling dashcam video captured a crash involving a Lancaster deputy's patrol vehicle that was struck, leading to a chain-reaction wreck Saturday. The crash happened at about 3 p.m. at the intersection of Avenue K and Sierra Highway, according to sheriff's officials.


Officer Hospitalized After South LA Shooting, Sources Say

An LAPD officer was hospitalized after being shot and wounded near 51st Street and Long Beach Avenue in South Los Angeles Saturday night, law enforcement sources tell NBC News.


Video caught woman dumping 7 puppies behind California store

COACHELLA, Calif. – Authorities are trying to identify a woman captured by security cameras tossing seven newborn puppies into a dumpster in Southern California. The Riverside County Department of Animal Services released surveillance video of the woman pulling up to a dumpster behind an auto parts


Riverside County couple sentenced to life in prison for torturing children

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Riverside County couple who inflicted years of torture and abuse on 12 of their 13 children and were only discovered when one of their daughters fled their Perris home and pleaded for help to a 911 operator were sentenced to life in prison Friday, with parole possible after 25 y


CHP investigating possible homicide on southbound 15 in Lake Elsinore

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a possible homicide on Interstate 15 in Lake Elsinore, authorities have reported. According to CHP Officer Mike Lassig, the incident, which occurred south of Main Street, has caused a hard lane closure of the No. 3 lane southbound in Lake Elsinore, a ca


No hot water, bugs, dirty conditions: Restaurant closures and other inspections in Riverside County, April 12-18

Here are the restaurants and other food facilities closed by health inspectors in Riverside County between April 12 and 18, 2019, according to the county’s Department of Environmental Health.


Turpin kids had police dog when facing parents in court. He’s comforted them for months

PERRIS, Calif. -- As the children of David and Louise Turpin spoke about taking their life back and the nightmares they still have, a yellow Labrador sat quietly next to them. The dog, Raider, has been meeting with the siblings ever since their parents were arrested early last year and their lives w


California bank robbery suspect dies in car after chase

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man who may have robbed several Southern California banks has been found dead in a car after a chase. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department says deputies responding to a robbery at the Pacific Western Bank in Dana Point began chasing a nearby


Police Investigation On I-15 Prompts Partial Closure In Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE, CA — Law enforcement officials are at the scene of an investigation alongside Interstate 15 in the Lake Elsinore area on Saturday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol reports. The investigation has forced a partial closure in the area.


2 Moreno Valley residents accused of robbery in Hemet

Two Moreno Valley residents wanted in connection with a robbery in Hemet were arrested Friday, April 19, at the end of a pursuit, authorities said. Robert Florez-Duque, 29, who is listed in the Riverside County jail log and Superior Court records as Robert Duque Flores, 29, was arrested on suspicion


Man Arrested in Killing of 76-Year-Old Found Stabbed, Strangled in Her Arcadia Backyard

A motive remained unclear Saturday after police announced an arrest in the death of a 76-year-old found stabbed, beaten and strangled in her backyard in Arcadia nearly two weeks ago.


Officials Looking For Woman They Say Tossed Bag Of Puppies In Trash Bin

COACHELLA (CBSLA) — Riverside County Animal Services is hoping the public can help them identify a woman who is allegedly shown tossing a bag filled with puppies into a trash bin in Coachella Thursday.


Lake Elsinore PD conduct distracted driver operation

LAKE ELSINORE - In an ongoing effort to reduce traffic collisions, Lake Elsinore Police Department participated in a statewide enforcement operation on Wednesday, April 17, with focused enforcement on distracted drivers. Special patrols were deployed to crack down on drivers who violated traffic law


Officer In Surgery After Being Shot In South LA

SOUTH LA (CBSLA) — An LAPD officer was shot Saturday night in South LA. The officer has been hospitalized and is undergoing surgery. His condition has not been released. One suspect was struck by gunfire. That condition of that suspect is also unknown.


Lake Forest Woman Stabbed 20 Times During Bizarre Violent Crime Rampage Speaks Out

A Lake Elsinore woman who survived being stabbed 20 times during an alleged spate of violent crimes earlier this week is recovering at home. After being involved in a fight, the suspect broke into the home of Marylou Villalobos Palos on Tuesday as she was inside with her two children, according to O


Here’s what California marijuana smokers think about driving while high

Many cannabis-culture celebrations will take place on 4/20 (April 20), so here’s a look at some pot smokers’ opinions on driving and tips to self-assess if you are too high.