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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


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


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.


Gov. Newsom orders new DNA testing in Kevin Cooper’s 1983 quadruple murder case out of Chino Hills

Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order Friday, Feb. 22, calling for new testing on DNA evidence in the 35-year-old quadruple murder case in Chino Hills. Kevin Cooper was convicted in the 1983 brutal slayings of Doug and Peggy Ryen, their 10-year-old daughter Jessica and 11-year-old neighbor Chr


Prosecution rests in trial of man accused of killing Moreno Valley teen Norma Lopez

The prosecution rested Wednesday, Feb. 20, in the trial of a man accused of abducting and killing a 17-year-old Moreno Valley girl more than eight years ago. Jesse Perez Torres, 42, could face the death penalty if convicted of first-degree murder and jurors find true a special circumstance allegatio


Riverside County Housing Authority gets HUD grant

The Riverside County Housing Authority was one of hundreds of public housing authorities nationwide to receive grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which doled out $74 million.


Multiple-Robbery Duo Nabbed the Same Day

PERRIS & MORENO VALLEY – It was a very busy crime day in two Perris neighborhoods. A store in a shopping center on the 2500 block of N. Perris Blvd. was the scene of an armed gunman demanding money on February 18th at 4:11 PM.


Riverside County nonprofit groups that help youths can seek grant money

Nonprofit groups in Riverside County that serve youths can apply for grant dollars for their projects until Friday, March 8. The Community Foundation’s Riverside Youth Grantmakers Fund is taking applications for programs, projects and activities that support youths and teenagers.


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.


Man arrested in fatal stabbing at Riverside park

Riverside police on Thursday, Feb. 21, arrested a man who they say stabbed a person to death Tuesday at Shamel Park. Terrence Anthony Hawkins, 37, of Riverside, was booked into Robert Presley Detention center on suspicion of murder and violating Post Release Community Supervision.


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.


Perris Boy Receives Surprise Gift from Deputies

PERRIS, Calif. – A young Perris boy was saddened after his bicycle was destroyed in a crash last week. Fortunately, Issac was not injured in the collision, but losing his bicycle was difficult for the small boy. When the accident occurred, Deputies Bryan and Chavez responded to the scene.


California judge rules twin son of gay couple is American citizen

LOS ANGELES – A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.


Emaciated German Shepherd Dropped Off at Riverside County Shelter Now Recovering

A 23-pound German shepherd that was dropped off at an Inland Empire animal shelter earlier this week is "very emaciated," but "making a great comeback." The 8-month-old dog was dropped off Monday at Riverside County Animal Services' Jurupa Valley shelter.


Freezing Temperatures Expected This Morning In Riverside County

A cold air mass lingering over the Inland Empire Friday morning prompted the National Weather Service to issue a freeze warning for areas west of the mountains. The freeze warning covers the Inland Empire and the Riverside metropolitan area, including Riverside, Corona and the Moreno Valley, and wil


Snow falls on Southern California, and this time it’s not just in the mountains

How often do Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, Pasadena or North Hollywood get a dusting?. “We’ve been getting a lot of phone calls about it and people are pretty interested. This is really getting people excited,” said Lisa Phillips, a meteorologist in the National Weather Service’s Los Angeles/Oxnard o


Ex-Riverside County Man Charged in 1973 Murder of 11-Year-Old

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA -- A man who previously lived in multiple Riverside County cities has been arrested for the cold case murder of an 11-year-old Orange County girl who disappeared in 1973.


San Bernardino County: Storm dumps snow on Cajon Pass; some school districts cancel classes

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. (KABC) -- Several school districts in San Bernardino County canceled classed on Thursday as a winter storm dropped snow on lower elevations in the Inland Empire.


Storm brings snow to low levels in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Snow fell at low levels in Southern California on Thursday with the arrival of a very cold storm that added even more precipitation in a wet winter that has almost eliminated drought conditions statewide.


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