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1 hr ago | The Press-Enterprise

MENIFEE: Teen, accused of killing younger brother, appears in court

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.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Menifee, CA

1 hr ago |

Man Accused of Nearly Killing Acquaintance Near Lake Elsinore Faces Attempted Murder Charge

A probationer accused of severely beating an acquaintance in his Lake Elsinore-area home was charged Thursday with attempted murder.


Related Topix: Lake Elsinore, CA, Murrieta, CA

2 hrs ago |

Underage Palm Desert Man Accused of DUI in Local Crash

A 20-year-old Palm Desert man is accused of drinking and driving-- and then crashing-- in town, police said Thursday.


Related Topix: Palm Desert, CA

7 hrs ago | Boxing Socialist

Mickey Garcia vs Top Rank lawsuit details

Junior lightweight titleholder Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia, declaring that his promotional agreement with Top Rank is illegal and also expired, sued the company in California State Court in Riverside County on April 8. The suit, a copy of which was obtained by, says that the reason for the action is because of "Top Rank's unlawful attempt ... (more)


Related Topix: Oxnard, CA

11 hrs ago | Idyllwild Town Crier Online

County fire doubles crews at Pine Cove

Another fire engine and crew has been added to the Riverside County Fire Station 23 in Pine Cove.


14 hrs ago | Menifee 24/7

Council Seeks More Information on Parks, Recreation Options

At the heart of the debate of Menifee's parks and recreation maintenance is the presence of Valley-Wide Recreation and Parks District, which has this office at Wheatfield Park.


Related Topix: Menifee, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

POLITICS: Sex victims may get reprieve

"I'm quite confident that it will pass through both houses without much opposition, if any," Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach said, adding that his office helped write the legislation.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sacramento, CA

Menifee 24

Four Adults Cited in Hemet on Charges of Loitering, Prostitution

Four adults were issued citations for loitering and prostitution charges Tuesday during an enforcement operation conducted in Hemet by the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Force.


Related Topix: Hemet, CA

CBS Local

Sheriff's Deputy Hospitalized After Accidentally Shooting Himself In Leg

A Riverside County sheriff's deputy was hospitalized Wednesday after accidentally shooting himself in the leg when a large dog approached him at a Riverside home.


Related Topix: Riverside, CA, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

County celebrates progress at new law building

Riverside County is spending millions of dollars in the city of Indio, hoping to keep you safe and create jobs.


Related Topix: Indio, CA

Inland Empire California

Riverside County Volunteers Honored

"I didn't do it for the recognition," said Dr. Mark Ashley as he accepted the honor of being chosen as the 2014 Volunteer of the Year .


Related Topix: Riverside, CA, North Palm Springs, CA

Lake Elsinore Valley News

Perris robbery suspect arrested

A man suspected of holding up a Metro PCS store in Perris using a fake gun remained in custody today, records showed.


Related Topix: Perris, CA

SWAT Teams Target Long Beach Gang's Riverside County Ties

SWAT teams Wednesday morning raided locations in various jurisdictions as part of a multi-agency investigation into nearly 100 commercial burglaries allegedly committed by members of a Long Beach gang in five counties, including Riverside.


Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Seal Beach, CA

The Press-Enterprise

Lake Elsinore: Owner in animal cruelty case to pay $88K to Peta

Mitch Behm, the owner of Global Captive Breeders, and David Delgado, the former manager of the exotic reptile business, stand in a courtroom at the Southwest Justice Center in French Valley during a Jan. 30 hearing.


Related Topix: Animal Rights, Lake Elsinore, CA, Activism, Coto de Caza, CA


Beer, tamale festivals taking place Saturday in Riverside County

Riverside County is the place to be on Saturday, with one festival dedicated to craft beer and another celebrating tamales, both taking place that day.


Related Topix: Empire, CA, Riverside, CA, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

Cactus Thorns

Fired Andy Takata Files Lawsuit Against City of Banning

Banning, Ca.,-Banning's former city manager and police chief have filed a joint defamation, libel and slander claim against the city, specifically mentioning one councilman in connection with the resignation of the chief and termination of the manager.


Related Topix: Banning, CA

Stone, County Officials Meet with British Rep to Talk Jobs, Trade

Riverside County officials met Tuesday with the United Kingdom's chief representative in California to feel out future opportunities in foreign trade and similar interests that could benefit the region.


Related Topix: UC Riverside, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

Stepson of Former Lake Elsinore Councilman George Alongi Makes Plea in Murder Case

The stepson of a former Lake Elsinore city councilman found stabbed and slashed to death in his house pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and other charges.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Lake Elsinore, CA, Murrieta, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Pair accused of killing

Two sex offenders charged with killing four women faced a judge for the first time Tuesday, while police canvassed Orange County streets known for prostitution for information about a fifth victim who has not yet been identified.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Orange County, CA

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Videos of some stanger calls animal control has responded to

Riverside County Animal Services' officers respond to some of the strangest calls sometimes.


Related Topix: Lake Elsinore, CA