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Riverside County

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Sheriff’s Deputy Hospitalized After Accidentally Shooting Himself In Leg

A Riverside County sheriff’s spokesperson said the deputy was serving court documents to a resident in the 3000 block of Eucalyptus Avenue at about 2 p.m. when a dog came at him aggressively.

8 hours ago

(credit: Corona Police Department)

Knife-Wielding Suspect Kidnaps, Sexually Assaults Woman He Approached At Walmart Parking Lot

Corona police are searching for a knife-wielding suspect who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman he approached at a Walmart parking lot last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

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Pit Bull Euthanized After Biting Boy’s Lip And Leaving Severe Wound

The dog reportedly lunged at the boy in an unprovoked attack around 4 p.m. on a house on Stuber Street.

03/29/2014

(L-R) Doreen Watkins and James Heflin were booked into jail at the Southwest Detention Center this week. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department)

Stolen Boy Scouts Trailer Found In Desert Hot Springs; 2 Arrested

Authorities say two people have been arrested in connection with the theft of a trailer and other property belonging to a Boy Scout troop in Wildomar.

03/22/2014

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Firefighters Fully Contain Raging Brush Fire In Thermal

A raging brush fire blackened 350 acres in Thermal on Saturday before being contained.

03/16/2014

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Coroner Identifies Suspect In Double Murder-Suicide In Palm Springs

Authorities said Delmar Davis, 47, shot and killed himself after killing a woman and a teenager.

03/15/2014

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‘Snowboarder Bandit’ Gets 2 More Years For Orange County Bank Robberies

The bank robber known as the “Snowboarder Bandit,” who was already sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for bank heists in Riverside County, was given two more years for 10 bank robberies in Orange County.

03/14/2014

(credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

Fugitive Accused Of Sex Crimes Against 4 Daughters Captured

A 51-year-old fugitive who was wanted on child molestation charges in Riverside County was captured in Mexico and turned over to federal agents in Los Angeles Thursday afternoon, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2014

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350 Guns Seized, 2 Men Held For Alleged Gunrunning

State agents have seized some 350 guns and arrested two California men on suspicion of illegal firearms trafficking.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

Vanity was rescued today from the 91 Freeway. (credit: Officer Tiffany Fuller/Riverside County Animal Services)

Animal Service Officers Rescue Cat Hanging Out On 91 Freeway

The cat — described as “a sweetie pie” by officers — is doing very well.

03/08/2014

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LGBT Study Finds High Rates Of Teen Smoking, Partner Violence

A first-of-its-kind health report is providing new insight into the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Riverside County.

03/05/2014

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Sheriff’s Deputies Investigate Accidental Shooting Death Of 5-Year-Old In Nuevo

Riverside County sheriff’s deputies Tuesday were investigating the accidental shooting death of a 5-year-old child.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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Riverside Attorney Admits Social Security Theft

Deputy Public Defender Audrey Owens entered the plea Monday in federal court to two felony counts of theft of government property a week before trial was scheduled.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2014

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Man, 22, Ordered To Stand Trial In Grandmother’s Death

A Riverside County judge has ordered a man to stand trial in connection with the death of his grandmother whose remains were never found.

02/21/2014

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74-Year-Old Man With Dementia Reported Missing In Jurupa Valley

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a 74-year-old man with dementia who Saturday wandered away from his assisted living home.

02/18/2014

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