A fire that tore through an abandoned department store where transients often seek shelter killed a person Saturday morning, Banning police said.
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A 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck near Cabazon Thursday evening.
A pileup involving three big rigs and five vehicles snarled traffic on Interstate 10 in the Banning area Friday, but no serious injuries were reported.
A Southern California man who was convicted of arson 25 years ago has pleaded not guilty to setting nine more fires — including one that damaged two homes.
Officials said a 69-year-old woman was killed Saturday when she was struck by a big rig on the I-10 in Beaumont.
A Riverside County mother and her fiance are accused of killing a man they suspected of molesting the woman’s 4-year-old daughter.
A state legislative committee has agreed to pay $15 million to two Southern California girls whose father was killed in a collision with a Cal Fire truck.
The blaze, which broke out last Wednesday, burned 20,292 and caused injury to 11 firefighters and one civilian and destroyed 48 structures.
The Silver Fire, which burned 20,292 acres near Banning, was fully contained Monday.
Firefighters continued to make progress overnight battling Southern California’s latest destructive wildfire, which burned 26 homes and threatened more than 500 others in the San Jacinto Mountains.
Authorities issued a smoke advisory for parts of Riverside County most affected by the Silver Fire.
Thousands of Riverside County residents were under mandatory evacuation orders Friday as crews battled a wildfire that has scorched 18,000 acres.
Authorities Thursday declared a local emergency and issued new evacuation orders as a fast-moving wildfire near Banning grew to 14,000 acres and was 20 percent contained as of Thursday evening.
An experienced television news photographer covering the Silver Fire on Wednesday night became part of the story when he put down his camera and picked up a garden hose in an effort to save a home.