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4.4 magnitude earthquake felt in Riverside, Orange, San Diego counties
A preliminary 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck about 3 miles east-northeast of the southwest Riverside County community of Aguanga on Tuesday, Aug. 14, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The quake hit at 6:24 p.m.Mother Nature just reminded us that we live in#earthquakecountry! Nice little shaker in the
Perris man charged with murder after wrong-way collision on 91 Freeway kills two people
Elias Ceja Lemus Jr., 29, was also charged with two counts of causing injury while driving under the influence in connection with the Aug. 10 crash. He is in custody at Robert Presley Detention Center, with bail set at $2 million.
Man accused of setting estranged wife's Banning home on fire pleads not guilty
BANNING, Calif.- - A 67-year-old man who allegedly set fire to his estranged wife's Banning home last month pleaded not guilty today to arson and burglary charges.Prosecutors allege that while the victim was out of town on July 8, Edward Clark called her and threatened to destroy her things, then we
Firefighter impostor caught on video in Lake Elsinore
"The more we reviewed the footage, saw him peek over the wall into my home where my grandchildren were sitting eating lunch, it was devastating to the point where I'm ready to sell and move," Cody said.
Firefighters surprise Holy Fire evacuees by helping clean homes
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. - Firefighters not only saved the homes in a Lake Elsinore neighborhood, they went the extra mile and returned to clean up those properties.
Teacher charged in Hemet High sex case investigated but not charged in 2015 at Rancho Mirage High
The Rancho Mirage investigation into Miguel Chavez-Lopez was launched in December 2015, and it only lasted a few months before the Riverside County District Attorney's office decided not to file charges, Riverside County sheriff's spokesman Armando Munoz said. He did not have specific details on the
Holy Fire containment rises to 72 percent in Lake Elsinore-Corona
The wildfire has burned 22,986 acres across 10 days and destroyed at least 12 structures in the Cleveland National Forest with more than 1,300 firefighters on the front lines.
Temecula Valley Rocked By Another Earthquake
TEMECULA, CA — The ground below Temecula shook again Wednesday morning, about 12 hours after a large quake rolled through the region and was felt by thousands. Wednesday morning's quake measured in at 3.0-magnitude and was again centered near Aguanga. It struck at 6:34 a.m.
4.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Riverside County area
The quake struck around 6:24 p.m. and is about 20 miles south, southeast of Hemet and Valle Vista as well as 20 miles east of Temecula, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Earthquake Rattles Temecula Valley: Did You Feel It?
TEMECULA, CA — A 4.4 magnitude earthquake rolled through the Temecula Valley on Tuesday evening. It hit at 6:24 p.m., according to the U.S.G.S.
Earthquake In Riverside County Rattles Northern San Diego County
AGUANGA, CA – A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck Riverside County, rattling northern San Diego County on Tuesday evening. The quake was recorded at 6:24 p.m. more than four miles east-northeast of Aguanga in the Inland Empire, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Hemet man may have impersonated law enforcement officer, authorities say
The badge, the car with police-style lights, and other items may have been used by Jeovanny Landeros, 24, to “commit other crimes or contact unsuspecting victims posing as a law enforcement officer,” Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies said in a news release.
Eight arrested in connection with busted pot grows in Murrieta
On Tuesday, the Murrieta Police Department announced in a press release the arrest of eight adults last week in connection with a series of search warrants that resulted in the recovery of more than 7,000 marijuana plants and the theft of more than $200,000 in electricity.
Man arrested for impersonating an officer
HEMET, Calif. - On August 11th, police arrested a man who may have been impersonating an officer. Jeovanny Landeros, a 24-year-old man from Hemet, was arrested for possession of an assault rifle, possession of ammunition, and child endangerment.
Church of Scientology Exposed as Nothing but Thousands of Undercover Filmmakers
GILMAN HOT SPRINGS, Calif. —Every single member of the Church of Scientology were found last week to be undercover documentary filmmakers who only joined to try to expose the controversial religion’s practices, according to a recent report from the church’s headquarters.
Palm Springs man ID’d as hiker found dead near Mt. San Jacinto
Sean Planck was found just before 9 p.m. Friday on the Wellman Divide Trail, just north of the Pacific Crest Trail, the Riverside County Coroner said. The area is northeast of Idyllwild and south of Mt. San Jacinto peak.
Amid Holy Fire, Lake Elsinore residents clean up pink fire retardant
"We do everything we can to avoid targets on the ground whether it's fire equipment, homes. Obviously the conditions are ever-changing. There's wind, that's a huge factor," said Fred Mata, an engineer with CAL Fire.
Family of Murrieta boy who drowned in school pool to announce settlement
MURRIETA - The family of a 13-year-old drowning victim who was pulled to the surface of a Murrieta high school pool by his classmates, with little to no help from lifeguards, will announce tomorrow an $11 million settlement with the Murrieta Valley Unified School District, according to their attorne
California man receives prison time, sexted Cushing teen
A man from Beaumont, California, who knowingly exchanged inappropriate photos with a Cushing teenager was given a five-year prison sentence Friday.Alfred Jason Corona, 50, will also serve five years probation and is required to register as a sex offender after his release – the sentence length is th
Pedestrian Killed In Lake Elsinore
LAKE ELSINORE, CA – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed Saturday night on Central Avenue in Lake Elsinore, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.