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3 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Attorneys are scheduled to argue Wednesday whether a grand jury indictment accusing a Cathedral City councilman of embezzling funds from an employee computer loan program should be overturned.
7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto praised Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers Tuesday for approving a series of immigrant-friendly laws, saying California is taking a lead role in the absence of national immigration reform.
10 hrs ago | My Mother Lode
A Riverside County man charged in three stabbing deaths of pedestrians who were strolling in their neighborhoods will be evaluated by doctors before a judge decides whether he can be tried for murder.
10 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise
Arturo Fernandez, 20, of Lake Elsinore, was shot and killed by a Riverside County sheriff's deputy in June 2011.
14 hrs ago | Patch.com
Jury deliberations will get underway Tuesday in the trial of three people accused of committing a home-invasion robbery against an ailing San Jacinto man who was tied up, pistol-whipped and threatened with death for nearly two hours.
18 hrs ago | Patch.com
Veterans of foreign wars who didn't graduate high school have a second chance to get their diplomas, it was announced Monday.
22 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert
A decrease of two-tenths of a cent Monday dropped the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire to its lowest amount since February 21st, $3.82.
The end-of-summer Riverside County Avoid the 30 campaign -- named for the number of police agencies involved -- began the morning of Aug. 15. Between then and Sunday night, saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints have been deployed in a number of locations.
Sheriff Stan Sniff appointed Chief Deputy Raymond Gregory to the rank of assistant sheriff Monday morning.
Lorne Powers, 62, of Joshua Tree was speeding east on state Route 62, east of North Indian Canyon Drive, on his Harley-Davidson about 7:25 p.m. Saturday when he lost control and veered into the path of an oncoming Jeep, clipping the vehicle.
Four juveniles were taken into custody Monday morning after an attempted home robbery in Thousand Palms, according to Deputy Munoz with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
In addition to his community involvement and leadership at the city level, Menifee Mayor Scott Mann has played a pivotal role in many regional agencies.
Jurors have recommended a death sentence for a former Marine that they convicted of killing another Marine and the man's wife in their Southern California home in 2008.
A college student who grew up in Maine is fighting a charge of felony lynching after she was arrested July 4 in a fractious immigration demonstration in Murrieta, California.
The Riverside County coroner's office today released the name of a man who was fatally struck by a moving full-size car as he walked on a Hemet street.
Riverside County Sheriff's Lt. Eric Briddick proposed to the City Council Wednesday that the two city agencies be used to expand enforcement to seven days a week rather than Norco Citizens on Patrol, a volunteer group that helps keep watch over the city.
The state has confirmed that mosquitoes collected from several locations in the Murrieta/Temecula area, and one location in the Hemet area, tested positive for West Nile virus.
Updated: Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:13 pm
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