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Trash Truck Overturns On I-215 Near Murrieta: CHP

MENIFEE, CA — Emergency personnel are responding Tuesday to the scene of a rollover wreck on Interstate 215 near Menifee, the California Highway Patrol reports. Preliminary logs indicate the vehicle involved was a garbage truck that flipped multiple times on the northbound side of the freeway, near


Woman arrested, suspected of dumping a bag of 3-day-old puppies behind a Coachella auto parts store

COACHELLA — A three-day hunt for a woman who allegedly dumped a sealed plastic bag full of puppies behind a Coachella auto parts store in the scorching heat ended Monday with an arrest at the 54-year-old woman’s home.


Police Stop Search at Riverside County Landfill for Remains of Culver City Baby

Culver City police announced Monday they will no longer conduct a search of a landfill in Riverside County for the remains of a 6-month-old boy whose parents have been charged with child abuse in connection with his death.


Few Details Emerge After Woman, Man Are Found Dead in Newport Beach Apartment

Few answers have emerged two days after a man and a woman were discovered dead inside an apartment in Newport Beach on Sunday night. The roommate of Darren Partch, 38, reported finding him and a woman the caller didn't know inside their residence at the Villa Siena complex around 9:30 p.m., accordin


Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Imperial, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning five miles from Imperial, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:42 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.1 miles.


38 Dogs Removed From Calif. Home of Suspected Puppy Dumper

Warning: These images may be disturbing to some viewers. Thirty-eight dogs were confiscated Monday evening from a suspected puppy dumper's home in Riverside County, animal services said.


College Admissions Scam: USC Coach Who Made Fake Crew Profile for Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Agrees to Plead Guilty

The University of Southern California coach who created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli, agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions scam on Tuesday.


Man found dead in truck on freeway in Lake Elsinore is identified

Authorities have identified the man found dead Saturday in a truck along the 15 Freeway in Lake Elsinore as 32-year-old Hosbaldo Davila Jr. of San Bernardino. A woman seen running along the shoulder of the freeway covered in blood was detained and questioned, California Highway Patrol officials said


New officers for Lake Elsinore/Wildomar Elks Lodge

The Lake Elsinore/Wildomar Elks Lodge 2591 recently installed Elks officers and Elks Ladies officers. Both groups serve April 1 through March 31. Zoozi Greene, a past Elks Ladies president, served as installing officer for the Elks Ladies. Officers are Barbara Conchola, president; Marilyn Moreno, vi


Woman Suspected of Fatally Stabbing Trucker in Lake Elsinore

A woman suspected of fatally stabbing a 32-year-old trucker as he sat behind the wheel of his rig in Lake Elsinore was being held without bail Monday. Vanessa Michelle Ruvalcaba, 23, of Riverside was arrested Saturday and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center on suspicion of murder and res


California amputee who lost prosthetic leg while skydiving gets it back after deputy finds it in unlikely spot

A California amputee was able to joke that he'd now lost two legs skydiving after authorities discovered the man's $15,000 prosthetic limb -- which had detached and tumbled to earth during an otherwise successful Sunday jump.


Oldest southern sea otter in captivity, Charlie, dies in California aquarium at 22

The oldest southern sea otter in a zoo or aquarium died on Monday in California, according to the aquarium where he was kept. Charlie was 22 years old when he died at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach.


‘Queer California’ LGBTQ exhibit in Oakland is not what you’ll expect

After years of consideration, the Oakland Museum of California decided it would edge out of the mainstream to explore the state’s LGBTQ history and culture — that is, the stories of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning people.


Driver headed for Coachella dies on her 21st birthday in California crash

A Gardena woman headed for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio died after she was thrown from the Jeep she was driving when it overturned as she was using her cell phone, the California Highway Patrol said Monday.


LA Festival To Unveil ‘Obama Boulevard’ Next To Washington, Adams, Jefferson On ‘Presidential Row’

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — The city of Los Angeles will officially unveil Obama Boulevard on May 4 with a daylong festival. The name change honoring former President Barack Obama will replace what is currently Rodeo Road, located between Jefferson Boulevard and Arlington Avenue.


Cal League Baseball: Lake Elsinore Loses in Unique Fashion to Lancaster 2-1

Lake Elsinore Loses after Jeisson Rosario Called Out not Touching First Base. After a quick three-game road trip to Inland Empire, the Storm returned to The Diamond on Monday to start a seven-game home stand, taking on the Lancaster JetHawks for the first four.


Fatal plane crash in California prison yard involved one-of-a-kind plane

A one-of-a kind vintage plane that took off from Chino Airport crashed Monday, April 22, in the prison yard of the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco, according to Federal Aviation Administration officials.


Marie Callender’s closes in Temecula

Fresh strawberry pie season ended early at Marie Callender’s Restaurant & Bakery in Temecula. The franchise restaurant permanently closed Sunday evening, according to spokeswoman Vivian Brooks.


Carjacking Victim Hospitalized After Being Shot in Santa Ana; Gunman Sought

Police are searching for whoever carjacked and shot a man in Santa Ana late Monday night. The incident occurred about 10:45 p.m. in the 900 block of East Central Avenue, Santa Ana Police Department watch commander Moreno said.


Man seriously injured in Fallbrook crash has died

A 26-year-old man who was seriously injured last week in a crash on Interstate 15 in Fallbrook has died, a California Highway Patrol officer said Monday. The man was headed north in a green Chevrolet Silverado truck about 2:35 a.m. on April 13 when he drifted into a guardrail, CHP Officer Mark Latul