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2 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise
Actors perform as the Rock Indians during the play "Ramona" for fourth-graders from throughout the region at the Ramona Bowl in Hemet, April,11, 2014.
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6 hrs ago | Houston Press
On Thursday, Coachella attendee Kimchi Truong died after an apparent overdose . It's believed to be the first death tied to the giant annual festival since 2008 - though the actual number is hard to ascertain, since the Riverside County Coroner's Office says it does not track them.
10 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise
Riverside County sheriff's deputies cited seven men on suspicion of soliciting prostitution in an undercover sting operation Thursday, May 17. Such sting operations use undercover officers to catch men who solicit women for prostitution-related activities, according to a Riverside County Sheriff's Department news release.
10 hrs ago | KSL-TV
Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly visiting California counties since the start of the year to see how they are faring under his 3-year-old realignment law that dramatically altered the state's criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.
14 hrs ago | Free Republic
If there is one law enforcement trend that I absolutely cannot stand or abide it is the killing of family pets by law enforcement officers.
16 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise
A four-year business administration degree will be offered in a pilot program this fall by a partnership of Mt.
Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz, seen at a 2013 event, pushed for a recent policy change that limits personal use of police vehicles.
A 24-year-old Oakland woman who attended the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last weekend has died after an apparent drug or alcohol overdose, the Riverside County sheriff-coroner said Friday.
A former school administrator accused of molesting two Riverside County girls -- one of whom confronted her in a recorded telephone call later circulated on YouTube -- pleaded not guilty Friday to felony charges after a judge denied a defense motion to dismiss the case.
According to CBS Los Angele s, a deputy in Riverside County, Calif., accidentally shot himself when he tried to fire his gun at a pit bull that he encountered while trying to deliver a court document on Wednesday afternoon.
In Riverside County, California, "a large pitbull breed dog attacked" an unnamed sheriff's deputy according to a police spokesman who seems to be having a little trouble taking his own script seriously.
The suspected Luger Bandit, linked to bank robberies in Riverside County and two other counties, was arrested Thursday following a robbery in Chino.
A California deputy accidentally shot himself while trying to kill a dog that he said was threatening his life on Wednesday, but video captured by a local television station later showed the animal much smaller than reported and peacefully playing with children.
Two men were behind bars Thursday on suspicion of stealing an ATM and attempting to haul away another one in two separate Riverside County locations.
If you'd like to try your hand at that advanced form of recycling, there's a workshop this weekend in Murrieta that may be for you.
The wheels were set in motion Thursday, April 17, to determine whether the case of a 16-year-old Menifee boy accused of killing his younger brother is fit for juvenile court.
A probationer accused of severely beating an acquaintance in his Lake Elsinore-area home was charged Thursday with attempted murder.