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  1. Man dead, woman injured in small plane crash near CoronaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | KTVN Reno

    A man was killed and a woman is in the hospital after a tiny single-engine plane hit a cellular telephone tower near Lake Mathews in Riverside County. The Press-Enterprise of Riverside reports that the aircraft crashed about 12:15 p.m. Sunday less than a mile southwest of Lake Mathews.


  2. New firefly species discovered by California college studentRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | KTVN Reno

    A student who collected insects for a class project at the University of California, Riverside, has discovered a new species of firefly. School officials said Wednesday that Joshua Oliva gathered insects during a hike last month near Topanga Canyon and was puzzled by one find.


  3. Jury awards $40 million in suit over TGI Friday's killingRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | KTVN Reno

    A Southern California jury has awarded $40 million to the parents of a man who was stabbed to death in a TGI Friday's. Thirty-three-year-old Orlando Jordan was killed during an argument at the Riverside restaurant in 2009.


  4. Drought speeds decline of beloved California desert speciesRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 7 | KTVN Reno

    In the California desert, Joshua tree seedlings are shriveling up and dying before they get the chance to put down strong roots. The Los Angeles Times reports that University of California, Riverside ecologist Cameron Barrows says the current drought has hastened the decline of the species.


  5. Driver gets more than 3 years for stealing UPS gun shipmentsRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    Federal prosecutors say a former UPS driver in Southern California has been sentenced to nearly 3A1 2 years in prison for stealing dozens of guns that were later sold on the black market. The U.S. attorney's office says 37-year-old Curtis Hays II of Rancho Cucamonga was sentenced Monday in Riverside federal court for conspiracy, firearms theft, and theft of interstate shipments.


  6. Climbing temperatures end Southern California ski seasonRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    Climbing temperatures and a lack of snow have ended the ski season at the Bear Mountain and Snow Summit resorts. California Ski Industry Association executive director Bob Roberts tells the Press-Enterprise of Riverside that California resorts are ending the fourth consecutive season of below-average snowfall.


  7. 2 California men sentenced for conspiracy to help terroristsRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    Two Southern California men who were recruited in a scheme to send them to Afghanistan to kill U.S. troops are going to federal prison instead. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports a judge in Riverside handed down a 10-year sentence Monday to Miguel Santana Vidriales, of Upland.


  8. More Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    More than 30 law enforcement officials from across Southern California have been honored by the Anti-Defamation League for their efforts to fight hate crimes. Honorees included FBI agents in Riverside and Orange County who prevented Southern California men from joining al-Qaeda fighters abroad.


  9. County jail populations dip after voter-approved measureRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    Inmate populations are falling in once-overcrowded California county jails since voters decided in November that certain drug and property crimes should be treated as misdemeanors instead of felonies. But many of those who are sent to county lock-ups for crimes not covered by the initiative are spending more time there because jail officials no longer must release them early due to overcrowding.


  10. Visa 1Q profit rises 11 percent, sets 4-for-1 stock splitRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    A Utah man serving a life in prison for a double murder he believes was directed by God says his ideas likely influenced a couple's decision to fatally overdose along with their children. Dan Lafferty sees himself as a prophet who will prepare the world for the second coming and he has little following, but 10 years ago he started a relationship with a young woman who was drawn to him after reading a book... Hundreds of people gathered in Riverside on Thursday to protest its new sister-city relationship with a city in Vietnam, arguing that nation's communist government abuses human rights.


  11. Protest hits Riverside for partnering with Vietnamese cityRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    Demonstrators plan to gather in Riverside to demand the city sever its recently forged relationship with a city in Vietnam. The Vietnamese-American protesters say the demonstration Thursday at City Hall is aimed at getting Riverside and other municipalities to reconsider partnering with the communist country, where they say people are oppressed.


  12. University of California ties coach bonuses to academicsRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    The academic performance of student athletes will be a factor in how coaches and athletic directors at University of California campuses are evaluated and compensated under a new policy approved by university President Janet Napolitano and made public Friday. The incentive-pay policy scheduled to be discussed by the university's governing board on Wednesday holds that athletic directors and coaches with winning records will be ineligible for bonuses unless their teams maintain a minimum level of academic achievement based on how many students receiving athletic scholarships remain in school with a full-time course load while maintaining a 2.0 grade point average.


  13. Suspected 'Bombshell Bandit' agrees to plea dealRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    A California woman suspected of being the "Bombshell Bandit" who robbed banks in three states is pleading guilty to federal charges in Utah. Prosecutors say Sandeep Kaur of Riverside earned the nickname by threatening to set off bombs during robberies, though some witnesses also said she wore glamorous disguise of a wig and large sunglasses.


  14. Security guard killed at rink shooting mournedRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    A security guard who died confronting a gunman firing at a crowd outside a Southern California roller rink was mourned at a candlelight vigil. Forty-eight year old Richard Williamson of Riverside was remembered Friday as a generous friend whose smile was a familiar sight at the Cal Skate rink in the city of Grand Terrace, between Riverside and San Bernardino.


  15. Witness: Roller rink guard killed taking on gunmanRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    A witness says a security guard at a Southern California roller rink saved lives when gunfire broke out during an all-night New Year's Eve party. The guard, 48-year-old Richard Williamson of Riverside, was killed and two other men were injured.


  16. Worker death leads to fines for construction firmsRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    Construction companies are facing fines of more than $100,000 following safety violations state officials say led to a worker's death. In May, 59-year-old Okesene Faasalele of Long Beach died after a railroad bridge he was working on collapsed onto empty freeway lanes.


  17. California citrus avoids damaging coldRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    California Citrus Mutual President Joel Nelson says the forecasts had pointed to a critical night with significant lows into Wednesday morning, but very few locations dipped below 32 degrees for any period of time. Citrus is grown on more than 200,000 acres in the San Joaquin Valley and 75 percent of the crop is still on the trees.


  18. Holiday plane rides canceled after engine fireRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    A series of plane rides for passengers to get an aerial view of a Southern California holiday lights celebration has been suspended following an engine fire. The Press-Enterprise reports Sunday that Wings of Valor cancelled flight tours over downtown Riverside after the World War II plane's engine caught fire following a practice run on Friday.


  19. Southern California man on bicycle fatally struck by driverRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    The Press-Enterprise reports that the cyclist was identified by coroner's officials Saturday as Israel Cerda Contreras of Riverside who was riding in a lane of the street closest to the curb. Witnesses told police that Contreras was pumping the pedals of his bicycle to get up a hill and began weaving.


  20. Scholars: China gov't gets foothold on US campusesRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    China's authoritarian government is gaining a foothold on American campuses by funding dozens of institutes that project a rose-tinted view of the Asian nation that compromises the academic integrity of U.S. universities, a congressional hearing was told Thursday. Scholars of China testified that these state-funded Confucius Institutes teach nonpolitical subjects like Chinese language and culture but suppress discussion on sensitive topics like Tibet and the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown on democracy protesters.


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