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2 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Crimes happened at College of the Desert

A Palm Desert man who sexually assaulted two women at College of the Desert was sentenced Thursday to two years in custody but was released on parole because of credits for time served.

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Related Topix: Palm Desert, CA, State Prisons, Prison

6 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

Brush Fire Forces Road Closures in El Cerrito

A brush fire on an El Cerrito hillside forced road closures in the area Thursday as firefighters worked to douse the flames.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Riverside County Sheriff's Helicopter Crashes During Training Exercise

A Riverside County sheriff's helicopter crashed Thursday at Hemet-Ryan Airport, largely destroying the aircraft but not seriously injuring the two-person crew.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

14 hrs ago | Patch.com

Man Accused of Gunning Down Parents to be Arraigned

A man accused of fatally shooting his parents in their Hemet mobile home is slated to be arraigned Thursday on murder and other charges.

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Related Topix: Hemet, CA, Yorba Linda, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

14 hrs ago | Patch.com

Is He Sane? Man Who Killed Wife in Lake Elsinore Facing Mental Competency Trial

A hearing is scheduled Thursday to set a date for the mental competency trial of a 60-year-old Lake Elsinore man who asphyxiated his wife.

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Related Topix: Lake Elsinore, CA, Murrieta, CA

18 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

County to mark 9/11 anniversary with rousing musical tribute

A 45-piece orchestra playing patriotic music against a backdrop of images captured at Ground Zero will be Riverside County's way of remembering those killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept.

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22 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

Motorist killed in rollover crash identified

Authorities today identified a motorist killed in a rollover wreck south of Corona and asked anyone with information about the crash to contact the California Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: Corona, CA, Hemet, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Black Voice News

Recalling police shootings in SoCal after Michael Brown funeral

I can't shake memories of Trayvon Martin. How can we forget Trayvon? Repeatedly, he has been considered the Emmett Till of my generation.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

San Bernardino County Sun

7 fires ignite along 10 Freeway near Riverside County line

Firefighters extinguished a string of seven fires that ignited along a two-mile stretch of the eastbound 10 Freeway early Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Yucaipa, CA, Calimesa, CA

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Armed robbery suspect skips bail

A man suspected of robbing two ice cream vendors and a landscaper in Cathedral City didn't appear in court today, prompting the judge to issue an arrest warrant.

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Related Topix: Cathedral City, CA, Palm Desert, CA

The Press-Enterprise

NorcoNORCO: Jury clears Riverside County in wrongful death lawsuit

By a 12-0 vote, the county Superior Court jury found the county was not liable in the Sept.

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Patch.com

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Riverside County This Year

A 78-year-old man who has been hospitalized is the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Riverside County this year, said Dr. Cameron Kaiser, public health officer.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

The Press-Enterprise

Political EmpireIMMIGRATION: Perez resolution calling for humane treatment passes Assembly

A state assemblyman from Riverside County got a majority of his colleagues to pass a resolution calling for the humane treatment of undocumented Central American children who are crossing the border by the thousands.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Coachella, CA

Patch.com

Trash and recycling services delayed one day in observance of Labor Day

Waste Management of the Inland Empire's curbside residential trash and recycling and commercial pick-up schedule will be delayed by one day throughout the week of Sept.

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Related Topix: Banning, CA, Chino, CA, Wildomar, CA, Murrieta, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

Patch.com

New Law Affords Human Trafficking Victims 'More Protections'

A new law designed to make prosecuting human traffickers less complicated will also make life easier on their victims, Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Chuck Vasquez will argue indictment should be overturned

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.

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Related Topix: Cathedral City, CA, Palm Desert, CA

Cybercast News Service

Mexican president praises California policies

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Lake Elsinore, CA

My Mother Lode

Murder defendant to face mental competency trial

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.

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Related Topix: Perris, CA

The Press-Enterprise

Riverside County: $1M verdict for family of man slain by sheriff's deputy

Arturo Fernandez, 20, of Lake Elsinore, was shot and killed by a Riverside County sheriff's deputy in June 2011.

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Related Topix: Lake Elsinore, CA

Patch.com

Trio Faces 20 Years for Alleged Pistol Whipping, Violent Robbery of San Jacinto Man

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.

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Related Topix: San Jacinto, CA

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