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California firefighting unit closer to relocating

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California’s largest firefighting agency is one step closer to relocating its Southern California home base in an effort to better dispatch resources during wildfires. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports a state Senate […]

03/22/2014

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Calif. death row inmate who killed 2 deputies dies

  SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — An inmate on California’s death row for the 1997 killing of two Riverside County sheriff’s deputies has died at San Quentin State Prison. The California Department of Corrections and […]

10/07/2013

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Judge dismisses ranger’s claims for Dorner reward

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A judge has dismissed all claims against Riverside County in a lawsuit by a camp ranger who argued he should have received the $1 million reward for apprehending rogue ex-Los Angeles […]

09/27/2013

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SoCal man sentenced for suitcase body murder

MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) – A Riverside County man who strangled his girlfriend in bed, then stuffed her body in a suitcase which he dropped at a motel was sentenced Friday to 56 years to life […]

09/07/2013

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Brush fire erupts in Riverside County

HEMET, Calif. (AP) — Southern California firefighters are battling a 15- to 20-acre wildland fire south of Hemet in Riverside County. The fire was reported at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday and is burning in grass and […]

09/04/2013

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Riverside County critics want stop to night jail releases

FRENCH VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people are urging Riverside County to stop releasing inmates from a detention center at night, saying they roam streets and loiter near businesses. The Riverside Press-Enterprise says more […]

08/26/2013

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Hunt resumes for missing 11-year-old autistic boy

  MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people will resume the search for an autistic 11-year-old boy who vanished over the weekend in Riverside County, where temperatures have topped 100 degrees. The Riverside Press-Enterprise says more […]

07/09/2013

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Banning fire 40 percent contained

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — A fire that destroyed a home in rural Southern California is 40 percent contained but winds are kicking up and could make hard work for hundreds of firefighters battling it. Riverside […]

05/02/2013

Suspect subdued with stun gun and hogtied dies

EASTVALE, Calif. (AP) – A suspected prowler has died after being subdued with stun guns and hogtied by Riverside County deputies. Investigators say deputies answering the prowler call in Eastvale early Sunday chased the man […]

10/22/2012

Trial ordered over alleged attack on firefighter

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – A Riverside County man will stand trial for allegedly running over a firefighter’s foot during a wildfire. The North County Times says a judge ruled Tuesday that there’s enough evidence to […]

09/26/2012

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