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Police Searching For Sexual Assault Suspect In Riverside

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) – Police have released a sketch of a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman sitting in her car in Riverside on Valentine’s Day. Riverside police received reports of a sexual assault that occurred near the dead end of the 5000 block of Tequesquite Avenue around 9 a.m. Thursday.


Riverside Bar Manager Credits Security Guards With Preventing Deadly Mass Shooting

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — The manager of a Riverside bar is crediting his security guards with preventing what could have been a big disaster. The guards apparently stopped a man who tried to enter the bar with a small cache of weapons.


Brothers arrested on suspicion of murder in missing girl case appear in court

RIVERSIDE, Calif.- - Two brothers accused of killing a 16-year-old Moreno Valley girl who went missing a month ago made a joint initial court appearance today. Gary Anthony Shover, 21, and Owen Skyler Shover, 18, were arrested Monday in connection with the death of Aranda Briones. They're both charg


Recording Breaking Snow Shuts Down Highways in California

Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fifth straight day Saturday kept skiers from hitting the slopes, closed down highways and even broke a record. California Department of Transportation officials on Saturday afternoon closed down Highway 20 just east of Nevada City due to heavy s


Bouncers Subdue Suspect After Being Stabbed, Shot At During Confrontation at Riverside Bar

Two bouncers managed to disarm and detain a man who stabbed both of them and shot one of them during a confrontation at a Riverside bar early Saturday, police said. Hugo Cesar Garciao, 32, of Moreno Valley, was booked on suspicion of attempted murder, being a felon in possession of a firearm, being


Notre Dame boys basketball team falls to Mayfair, turns eyes to state playoffs

RIVERSIDE – One dream ended for Notre Dame Saturday night. The other switched to standby mode. Hamstrung by cold shooting and issues dealing with fullcourt pressure defense, the Titans fell, 62-55, to Mayfair in a Division 2AA semifinal. Notre Dame’s hopes for back-to-back CIF Southern Section title


Riverside Woman Killed in Flood Control Canal

CORONA, Calf. – A 20-year-old Riverside woman who was living with her boyfriend in a flood control canal in was killed in a flood on Thursday. At around 6:34 a.m., Corona Police and Firefighters responded to McKinley Street and Sampson Avenue for a swift water rescue from a nearby flood control cana


Riverside native appointed to Gov. Newsom’s office

Tonya LaMont, 33, of Riverside, was appointed deputy director of digital, communications in the office of Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday, Feb. 14. LaMont co-founded LaMont Digital in 2014 and specialized in long-term digital narrative change and digital organizing with an emphasis on civic engagement


Some road reopened after storms

RIVERSIDE - Several roads that were closed due to flooding or rainwater damage were reopened today across Riverside County. According to the Riverside County Transportation Department, the following roads were reopened Saturday morning:


Homicide investigation underway after Riverside man dies of head injuries

Riverside police have launched a homicide investigation after a man with trauma wounds to his head died in a local hospital. Paramedics responding to a medical call in the Casa Blanca neighborhood on Feb. 8 found Jordan Love, 22, unconscious.


Sheriff’s bomb squad called to shopping center in Colton

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department bomb squad is examining what was described as a suspected destructive device at the Plaza Las Glorias in Colton on Saturday. North Mount Vernon Avenue was shut down between Colton Avenue and East Olive Street, Colton police Lt. Jim Jolliff said in a Twi


WEATHER UPDATE: More rain is likely to fall in Fontana on Sunday, Feb. 17

More rain is likely to fall in Fontana on Sunday, Feb. 17, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday, Feb. 16 -- Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.


Man Claims to Have Bomb at Colton Shopping Center

Authorities cordoned off a shopping center in Colton Saturday after a man claimed to have a bomb, authorities said. The incident was reported shortly before 4 p.m. at the Plaza, near Mt. Vernon Avenue and Olive Street, the Colton Police Department announced via social media.


Two Arrested for Riverside Christian Fellowship Middle School Burglary

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Two were caught in the act burglarizing the Riverside Christian Fellowship Middle School on Wednesday night. At around 10:09 p.m., several officers and the Air Support Unit – Air 1, responded to the school located in the 8200 block of California Avenue for the report of a burglar


California man sentenced to more than 12 years for starting wildfire

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A California man was sentenced to more than 12 years in state prison Thursday after he admitted to starting last summer’s Cranston Fire in the San Bernardino National Forest, prosecutors said.


Did one email cost Riverside County $435,000 (and maybe more)?

Paul Angulo, the top financial watchdog for Riverside County, recently lamented the high cost of settling civil litigation against county government, telling supervisors in a public meeting that the county spends too much and settles too easily in the face of such claims.


Heavy rainfall leaves mess in Riverside County, scattered showers expected

RIVERSIDE - Scattered showers are expected in Riverside County on Friday, Feb. 15 following a powerful storm that caused flooding that left a homeless woman dead in Corona, threatened a home in Lake Elsinore and prompted evacuation orders around recent burn areas.


Snoop Dogg will headline the new Salute the Troops festival in Riverside

Snoop Dogg will headline a music and comedy extravaganza to honor active military and veterans March 22-23 at March Field Air Museum. The venue is adjacent to March Air Reserve Base, where Bob Hope performed his very first USO show in 1941. The base is outside of Riverside city limits.


Former Rialto Police Officer & Lawyer Indicted for Weapons and False FBI Credential

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A Rialto police officer was indicted by a federal grand jury after being found with a fake FBI credential, a hand grenade, silencers, and several illegal firearms, including a loaded semiautomatic rifle.


BREAKING - Colton police in standoff with man claiming to have bomb at shopping center

COLTON, Calif. - Colton police say they are involved in an ongoing standoff today with a man who claims to be in possession of a bomb at a shopping center. Shortly before 4 p.m., Colton Police Department officers and members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department's bomb squad responded to