Bail has been set at $5 million for a man whom authorities say is accused of “numerous counts of felony sex crimes against several children.”
A brush fire in East Anza that scorched nearly 450 acres was 95 percent contained Thursday and expected to be fully contained by Friday, authorities said.
Health officials issued a heat alert on Thursday for residents as scorching temperatures grips Southern California.
Authorities say a vegetation fire burning in Riverside County has grown to 500 acres and spurred evacuation orders.
“Angry, upset. The whole works. I’m going to be losing business,” Mario Tomassian said.
The first two human cases of West Nile virus this year in Riverside County have now been confirmed.
Inland Empire residents had a rare dose of rain, hail and winds Thursday that left communities such as Redlands in bad shape.
The Riverside County Vector Program is scheduled to fog in the areas around the Nuevo Fire Station and Mystic Field for mosquitoes on Friday.
A local state of emergency was declared Tuesday in Riverside County following the collapse of a four-lane bridge on Interstate 10 that prompted a full and indefinite closure of the freeway.
The collapse, blamed on heavy rains and flooding in the area, was reported just before 4:45 p.m.
Unemployment was down in June in Los Angeles County, but went up slightly in Orange and Riverside counties.
Children of a Southern California woman killed in an ice cave collapse this month have now lost their father as well.
Rusty died two days later.
A doughnut store in Southern California has been docked a letter grade after the release of a video that allegedly showed Ariana Grande licking and spitting on doughnuts.
A 2-year-old boy was recovering Tuesday after nearly drowning in a swimming pool in Riverside County.