Man suffering heat-related injuries near Mountain Center rescued from rugged trail

Man suffering heat-related injuries near Mountain Center rescued from rugged trail

MOUNTAIN CENTER – Riverside County Sheriff’s officials along with CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to a report of man down in the area of Forest Route 5S15 south of Highway 74 in Mountain Center. Rescuers conducted a remote area rescue after they determined a hiker was suffering heat-related injuries. The rescue occurred June 25, at […]

Mandates for state prisons crippling county jails

Mandates for state prisons crippling county jails

According to data collected by cities and counties throughout California, crime is up across the board. Law enforcement agencies, government organizations and citizens alike have felt the dramatic increase in crime and are beginning to question what caused the drastic fluctuation and how to stop what law enforcement officials from across the state are calling […]

UPDATE: Most I-15 lanes reopened, firefighters still battling fire in Rainbow

UPDATE: Most I-15 lanes reopened, firefighters still battling fire in Rainbow

UPDATED: 6/5/2016 11:30 A.M. As of 8:30 a.m., Cal Fire/riverside County Fire Public Information Officer Jeniffer Fuhrman wrote in a press release that the fire south of Temecula had burned approximately 139 acres and was 30 percent contained. At about 11:30 this morning the California Highway Patrol announced the fire alongside the I-15 Freeway – […]

5-month-old ejected in Hwy 74 crash suffered fatal injuries – 2 adults hospitalized

5-month-old ejected in Hwy 74 crash suffered fatal injuries – 2 adults hospitalized

PINYON PINES – A  5-month-old girl from Rancho Mirage died Sunday, May 1, in a single-vehicle traffic accident, according to California Highway Patrol officials. Two others sustained major injures in the accident that caused the closure of both lanes of traffic along the highway between Pinyon Pines and Palm Desert. Highway 74 is also known as […]

UPDATED: Badly decomposed body found near Mountain Center, officials confirm

UPDATED: Badly decomposed body found near Mountain Center, officials confirm

UPDATED: 04/12/2016 1:07 a.m. MOUNTAIN CENTER –Investigators from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit and investigators from the sheriff’s Hemet Station are conducting a death investigation after a body was found Sunday, April 10, a sheriff’s official has confirmed. The location where the body was found was in the unincorporated area of Hemet, near […]

3 retired CHP officers and others assist driver after solo-vehicle rollover accident in Anza

3 retired CHP officers and others assist driver after solo-vehicle rollover accident in Anza

ANZA – Three retired California Highway Patrol officers and three good Samaritans assisted at the scene of a single-vehicle, rollover traffic collision on State Highway 371. The accident occurred on Saturday, Mar. 19., near Bridle Path and Ivan Road, in the unincorporated community of Anza. The accident happened about one mile east of the Cahuilla Casino. […]