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3-Year-Olds Nearly Drown In Pair Of Unrelated Cases

Riverside County authorities reported two near-drowning cases involving 3-year-old children on Saturday evening.

04/19/2015

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Woman Busted For Selling Heroin In Murrieta Park Near Elementary School

Cassie Griffing, 22, of Murrieta, was arrested on Friday at Vintage Reserve Park.

04/11/2015

One of 17 horses rescued in 2011 by Riverside County Animal Services. (credit: Riverside County Animal Services)

Woman Found Guilty On 17 Counts Of Animal Cruelty Involving Horse Neglect

The horses were severely underweight.

04/08/2015

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Authorities Continue Search For Missing Riverside County Man

Authorities continue to search for a 76-year-old man who was reported missing Thursday in Murrieta.

03/21/2015

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Silver Alert Issued For 76-Year-Old Man In Riverside County

Authorities sought the public’s help Thursday to locate a 76-year-old man who was reported missing in Murrieta.

03/19/2015

Experts say the Southern Pacific rattlesnake (pictured) is one of eight types of rattlesnakes that call Southern California home. (Photo credit: Ian Recchio)

Toddler Listed In Serious Condition From Snake Bite In Riverside County

A toddler remained hospitalized Saturday for treatment of injuries sustained from a snake bite.

03/14/2015

Christina Lagman told people she had terminal cancer. But it was all a lie. She was sentenced in court Friday. (credit: CBS)

Woman Who Lied About Having Terminal Cancer To Scam Funds Is Sentenced

Lagman even shaved her head to convince donors and gift-givers that she was undergoing chemo.

03/13/2015

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Grand Terrace Man Faces Charges In Connection With Road-Rage Incident

A man faces attempted murder charges in connection with an alleged road-rage incident in Wildomar.

03/05/2015

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Man Attacks Couple With Baseball Bat Along 15 Freeway Near Murrieta

Authorities say a man who severely beat a motorist and his female passenger with a baseball bat during a roadside confrontation near Murrieta was at large Monday.

03/03/2015

Valerie Cortes helped bust a woman pretending to have terminal cancer. (credit: CBS)

Victim Of Woman Who Lied About Having Terminal Cancer Believes Justice Was Done

“Don’t just believe somebody because they say it and they shave their head,” Valerie Cortes said.

02/25/2015

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Patients At Murrieta Hospital May Have Been Exposed To Man With Tuberculosis

Riverside County health officials worked Friday to contact all the people who may have come into contact with a Murrieta hospital patient diagnosed with active tuberculosis.

01/09/2015

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Rare Snow Traps Motorists Overnight Near Lake Elsinore

The snow that hit Lake Elsinore and nearby communities Tuesday night and Wednesday also led to concerns on the highway above the Riverside County city.

12/31/2014

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Officer Wounds Bank Robbery Suspect In Temecula

A police officer shot and wounded a bank robbery suspect at the end of a Friday afternoon chase that began in Murrieta, authorities said.

12/20/2014

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Salvation Army Major Sets New Record With 150 Hours Of Bell-Ringing

A Salvation Army major rang in a new record Sunday after completing 150 straight hours of bell-ringing.

12/14/2014

Alan Long (credit: Murrieta Police Dept.)

Former Murrieta Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charges

The former mayor of Murrieta Tuesday pleaded not guilty to felony drunk driving charges following an October crash that injured four high school cheerleaders.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2014

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