A 56-year-old physician has been convicted of prescribing narcotics to patients who had no medical need for them, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday.
Mark Wayne Hewlett is accused of going to four different doctors between Sept. 9, 2013 and Nov. 15, 2013 and getting five prescriptions for the powerful pain killer Hydrocodone.
California Highway Patrol nabbed a driver who bailed on foot following a high-speed chase that began in San Bernardino County and wound into a rural, mountainous region of San Diego County.
Riverside County authorities reported two near-drowning cases involving 3-year-old children on Saturday evening.
According to a police spokesperson, the victim said she was walking eastbound on Magnolia Avenue or in the Home Gardens area Sunday evening when she was picked up by a white male adult, approximately 40-years-old, driving a white pick-up truck.
Detectives believe there may be other victims.
Two ex-convicts were arrested Friday on charges stemming from the use of fake credit cards more than three dozen times, Riverside County authorities said.
Firefighters Saturday are on the scene of a residential fire that has killed one person and injured another in Riverside County.
An off-duty LAPD officer allegedly was recorded getting into an argument with a group of African-American men and slinging racial slurs and now some officers and city officials want to know why he hasn’t been fired.
The owner of a café in Norco believes the face of Jesus Christ appeared in a pancake.
Two men are at large Tuesday after robbing a wireless retail store in Norco at gunpoint.
Adam Alan Ulrich is being held in lieu of $40,000 bail at the Robert Presley Jail in Riverside after sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant at his home.
The yeoman holiday effort was spearheaded by the “Bicycles for Children” organization.
Police in Newtown, Connecticut believe a missing 50-year-old man may be in the Southland.
A man was fatally shot on a street in the city of Norco early Saturday morning, a sheriff’s sergeant said.