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Crews Fight Fast-Moving Brush Fire Near Banning

A wildfire was burning near the city of Banning in Riverside County, fire officials said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2013

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Banning Hospital Worker Accused Of Stealing Patients’ Wallets

A 30-year-old Banning hospital worker has been accused of stealing wallets and other items from patients.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2013

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Banning Man, 36, Stabbed To Death During Street Fight In Azusa

A 36-year-old Banning man was stabbed to death during an early morning street fight in Azusa, according to authorities.


Amador Bates, 37, has been charged with attempted arson and use of a flammable liquid. (courtesy Banning PD)

Banning Man Who Allegedly Locked In Girlfriend Charged For Attempted Arson

A Riverside County man accused of pouring gasoline in his house and threatening to set it on fire with his girlfriend locked inside faced attempted arson charges Wednesday.


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Man Allegedly Pours Gasoline In House, Threatens To Set It On Fire With Girlfriend Inside

A Banning man was arrested Sunday for allegedly pouring gasoline in his house and threatening to set it ablaze while his girlfriend was locked inside.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2013

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Banning Police Watch Residents With Newly Installed Security Cameras

Authorities have installed a dozen surveillance cameras in Banning to watch its residents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2013

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Week-Old Hathaway Fire Half Contained

Firefighters are making slow but steady progress against a wildfire that has been burning in a rugged wilderness area of the San Bernardino National Forest near Banning for a week.


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Hathaway Fire Now 40 Percent Contained

The Hathaway Fire continues to grow and has now burned an outbuilding in a remote area of the San Bernardino National Forest.


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1,500-Acre Hathaway Fire At 15 Percent Containment

The 1,500-acre Hathaway Fire was 15 percent contained Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2013

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Suspect Killed, A Second Injured In Gun Battle Following Car Chase

A police pursuit ended Thursday in a gun battle that killed one suspect and injured a second suspect, along with a California Highway Patrol Officer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2013

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Gorgonio Fire 30% Contained, Highway 243 Remains Closed

The a fire, nicknamed the Gorgonio Fire, is 30 percent contained Sunday after burning approximately 650 acres of grass and brush in Riverside County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/05/2013

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Summit Fire Now 40 Percent Contained

A fast-moving, wind-driven brush fire in Riverside County was 40 percent contained as of early Thursday morning, CAL Fire officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2013

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Man Loses Mother’s Home In Summit Fire 1 Month After Her Death

A 53-year-old man lost the home he shared with his mother in Wednesday’s Summit fire just a month after her death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2013

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At Least 1 Home Destroyed, Evacuations Ordered In Nearly 3,000-Acre Summit Fire

A fast-moving, wind-driven brush fire Wednesday destroyed at least one home and prompted evacuations in Banning.


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School Officials Voicing Concern Over Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

Many school districts are voicing concern over Flamin’ Hot Cheetos due to nutritional value.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2012