Riverside Board Of Directors Approve $293K For New Inmate Laundry Machines

Who said crime was a dirty business? Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff’s request to spend $293,000 on new commercial washing machines to clean inmate laundry was approved Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/05/2011

Chains Required On Several Mountain-Top Roads

Snow and ice plagued drivers in the higher elevations of Los Angeles and Riverside counties Saturday, but the Grapevine and other key mountain passes remained open and clear.


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3 Teens Reportedly Confess To Sexual Assault Of Schoolmate, 13

Three 13-year-old boys were under arrest Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a female classmate in a Banning park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2011

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Police Use Stun Gun On Woman Who Ran Into Freeway Traffic

Police in Banning used a stun gun Thursday on a 34-year-old woman who reportedly ran into traffic on the 10 freeway after they tried to subdue her.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/31/2010

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Robbery Suspect Nabbed After Allegedly Threatening To Blow Up Bank

Police arrested a Bell man Wednesday for allegedly trying to rob a Chase bank in Banning and threatening to blow up the bank if tellers didn’t comply.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/29/2010

A fire in Banning scorched at least 110 acres of brush Tuesday.

256-Acre Blaze In Banning Under Investigation

A brush fire that scorched 256 acres in a canyon north of Banning remains under investigation.