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1 hr ago | Palo Verde Valley Times

Judge drops three of Sahlolbei's charges; still faces grand theft charge

An Indio judge dropped three of the felony criminal counts against Dr. Hossain Sahlolbei July 22. The case does move forward on the second felony grand theft charge.

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

6 hrs ago | Patch.com

Opposition Grows to Initiative That Would Reduce Penalties for California Prisoners

Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone will ask the Board of Supervisors Tuesday to oppose a statewide initiative that would reduce most non-violent crimes from felonies to misdemeanors, and allow re-sentencing for thousands of convicted felons in state prison.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

California hospitals fined over medical mistakes

The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported Thursday that the penalties came as part of a broad enforcement action by the California Department of Public Health.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, Murrieta, CA

13 hrs ago | Patch.com

JuryChosen for Trial of Wildomar Man Accused of Trying to Kill Neighbor

A jury was seated Thursday for the trial of a Wildomar man accused of shooting at his neighbor during a dispute and later stabbing the victim multiple times in a roadside confrontation.

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

17 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

Body of Slain Escondido Cop Found, Husband Arrested

This is video captured at the scene of a house fire that was determined to be an arson.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Murrieta, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Village News

Driver plows into bicyclist, killing him

A motorist suspected of fatally injuring a bicyclist on a Menifee road was released on his own recognizance, jail records show.

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Related Topix: San Jacinto, CA, Menifee, CA

The Press-Enterprise

RIVERSIDE: Cool centers open amid heat warning

Senior centers, community centers and libraries are among the cool centers that the city of Riverside and Riverside County are opening Thursday and Friday because of a heat warning.

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

Menifee 24

Sabina Fire East of Murrieta Fully Controlled

Firefighters had the Sabina Fire east of Murrieta fully contained at 8 a.m. Thursday, officials reported.

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Related Topix: Fire, Murrieta, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Hemet, CA, Aguanga, CA

KMVT Twin Falls

Woman Shot And Killed; Police Officer Shot

A woman was fatally shot Tuesday at a Shell gas station in Moreno Valley shortly before a Riverside County Sheriff's deputy was shot while confronting one or two armed suspects two miles away.

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Related Topix: Moreno Valley, CA

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Coachella Valley residents brace for another scorching hot day

High pressure building over the Four Corners area is expected to cause temperatures to soar to nearly 120 degrees today in the Coachella Valley, forecasters said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Thermal, CA, Indio, CA

NBC San Diego

Investigation Into Moreno Valley Slayings, Shootout

An 86-year-old grandmother who battled lupus and cancer was killed after gunfire broke out at a gas station.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Moreno Valley, CA

The Press-Enterprise

TemeculaJOHN HUNNEMAN: Recalling Les Adam, Temecula's forgotten founding father

Temeucla businessman Les Adam led the first major incorporation effort for Temecula in the mid-1980s.

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Related Topix: Temecula, CA, Anaheim, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Menifee 24/7

Quail Valley Elementary Honored for 'Safe Routes to School'

From left: Dr. Steve Kennedy, superintendent of the Menifee Union School District; Marsie Huling of the Riverside County Department of Public Health; MUSD Board President Ron Ulibarri; Alejandro Ayala from the Quail Valley PTA; Quail Valley Elementary School principal Michael Reyes; Amanda Enoch from the Quail Valley PTA; Irene Murguia from the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Quail Valley, CA

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Cool Centers activated across Riverside County

A heat warning has been issued across Riverside County for Thursday and Friday as temperatures are expected to climb well into the triple digits.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Firefighters attack 'Sabina Fire' southeast of Hemet

A brush fire has grown to 60 acres in the Aguanga area Wednesday, according to Cal Fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Hemet, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Aguanga, CA

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

6 out of their home after dryer fire ignites in Palm Desert

A dryer fire in Palm Desert displaced three adults and three children Wednesday morning, a county fire department spokeswoman said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Palm Desert, CA

Palo Verde Valley Times

'Five-Point' River Clean-up

Pictured, left to right: Mary Mathis, Cristine Castro, Ashley DeFreese, Susan Januscheski, Angela Copple, Amanda Hartman, Joshua Penley, James Story, and Anita Camargo.

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Related Topix: Blythe, CA

CBS Local

Search Continues For At Least 1 Gunman Who Wounded Deputy, Killed 2 In Moreno Valley

A manhunt continued Wednesday in the rugged hillsides and ravines of Riverside County for at least one gunman who wounded a deputy and killed two family members.

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Related Topix: Moreno Valley, CA

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Homelessness among foster children on the rise in California

Currently in the state of California, there are more homeless foster children on the street than homeless veterans.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Murder suspects caught in L.A. are returned to Mexico to face charges

Adrian Mendoza Del Muro, 33, was handed over by U.S. agents to authorities in Mexico, where he is charged with murder.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, World News, Mexico, South Gate, CA

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