Riverside County

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Nuevo Father Says He Saved Daughter From Sexual Predator, Leading To Arrest

Tim LeBlanc happened to be up around 2 a.m. Monday morning and noticed his 12-year-old daughter was gone, and her bedroom window open.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2015

Left, Gabriel Milane. Right, German Gonzalez-Garcia. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

Menifee Man Wanted In Pot Grow Partner’s Disappearance

A 23-year-old Menifee man is wanted Thursday in the disappearance of his partner in an illegal pot grow near Perris.

06/25/2015

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Native American Tribes Sue To Block Solar Plant In Mojave Desert

A group of Indian tribes is suing to block construction of a huge solar power plant in California’s Mojave Desert.

06/25/2015

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Perris Man Ordered To Stand Trial For 3 Random Killings

A Riverside County judge ruled Friday there’s enough evidence to try David Rey Contreras of Perris for murder with sentence enhancements that make him eligible for the death penalty.

06/19/2015

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55-Year-Old Man Reported Missing In Cherry Valley

Deputies sought the public’s help Wednesday to locate a 55-year-old man who has been reported missing in Riverside County.

06/10/2015

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Dog Nearly Decapitated After Her Neck Is Tied With Shoelace

Investigators are trying to identify the person responsible for inflicting a German shepherd mix with a neck wound so deep, her head appeared ready “to come off.”

06/05/2015

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Little Boy Throws First Pitch At Game In Honor Of Father Killed In Nepal Helicopter Crash

A young boy threw out the first pitch at a baseball game in Riverside County in honor of his father who died in a helicopter crash in Nepal.

05/22/2015

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Woman Says Brother-In-Law Is Aboard Chopper Reported Missing In Nepal

A woman says one of the Marines aboard a Huey helicopter reported missing in Nepal is her brother-in-law, who is also from the Inland Empire.

05/12/2015

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3 Earthquakes Strike In Riverside County

Three earthquakes rattled parts of San Jacinto and Corona early Wednesday morning.

05/06/2015

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Stuck Deer Rescued From Corona Lake Put Down Due To Possible Coyote Attack

A stuck deer that was rescued from Corona Lake had to be euthanized Tuesday due to serious wounds it sustained presumably from a coyote attack.

05/05/2015

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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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Cooking Fire Blamed For 1,000-Acre Prado Dam Blaze As Evacuations Are Lifted

Helpful weather overnight assisted firefighters who battled a blaze near the Prado Dam overnight Saturday into Sunday.

04/19/2015

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Man Who Reportedly Shot At Police Using Assault Rifle At Large In San Jacinto

When police arrived, they said they also determined the man was driving a vehicle that had been reported carjacked.

04/12/2015

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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Perris Vegetation Fire Contained At 5 Acres

Riverside County Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the area of Lake Mathews Drive Gavilan Springs Ranch Road following reports of a blaze at 1:07 p.m. Sunday.

03/29/2015

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