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Riverside County Launches Campaign Against ‘Disturbing Number’ Of Child Drownings

The campaign comes in response to what officials are calling a “disturbing number” of recent drownings and near-drownings countywide.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2015

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UCR Student Discovers New Species Of Firefly Near Topanga

A 24-year-old undergraduate student at UC Riverside has discovered a new species of firefly near Topanga, university officials said Wednesday.

06/24/2015

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Southern California Retailers Still Selling Confederate Flag In Wake Of South Carolina Shooting

Inside Big John’s Surplus in Riverside you’ll find all types of flags for sale, including the Confederate flag.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/23/2015

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Beating, Robbery Of Man Who’s Deaf Outside Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Is Caught On Video

Authorities say they are looking for two men in connection with the beating and robbery of a customer who is deaf outside of a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Riverside.

06/23/2015

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Family Awarded $40M In TGI Friday’s Legal Battle Remembers Slain Son

Carmen and Rey Jordan got a visit early the morning of January 2009 from police, telling them their 33-year-old son had been stabbed to death at the TGI Friday’s at the Tyler Galleria after a fight between him and two other men.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/22/2015

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Jury Awards $40 Million In Suit Over TGI Friday’s Killing

Thirty-three-year-old Orlando Jordan was killed during an argument at the Riverside restaurant in 2009. Two men pleaded guilty to assault with a deadly weapon.

06/20/2015

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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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Riverside Sues Over California Water Restrictions

The city of Riverside has sued a state agency over water restrictions intended to combat the drought, claiming the rules are unfair because the city has ample groundwater supplies.

06/09/2015

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6 Hospitalized After Mysterious Odor Hits Mira Loma Area

Six residents were transferred to a hospital after a mysterious odor left them feeling ill, according to Riverside County Fire officials.

05/31/2015

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Woman Riding Bicycle Killed By Train In Riverside

A woman has died after being struck by a train in Riverside, police said Thursday.

05/21/2015

This unidentified Riverside woman didn't want her face shown. She told her story of being held hostage in her own home. (credit: CBS)

Only On 2: Woman Held Hostage Inside Her Home By Known Felon Relates Her Fear

“He just looked crazy. He just had that look on his face that he was desperate,” the victim said.

05/15/2015

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Kidnapping, Home Invasion Robbery Suspect Arrested In Riverside

A man who allegedly held a woman hostage after breaking into her home was in custody on Friday.

05/15/2015

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Man Arrested After Police Said He Exposed Himself To Elementary School Students In Riverside

A 25-year-old man was in custody Tuesday for allegedly exposing himself to elementary school students in Riverside.

05/12/2015

Riverside Police say Rodolfo DeHoyos scammed nearly 80 businesses pretending to be a disability inspector. (credit: CBS)

Riverside Police Accuse Man Of Scamming Small Businesses Nearly $150K As Phony Disabilities Inspector

Rodolfo DeHoyos is accused of using the Americans with Disabilities Act to scare the owners and get them to turn over lots of cash.

05/07/2015

The Campbell family of Homeland now has to cope with a devastating loss caused by a hit-and-run driver. (credit: the Campbell family)

CHP Locates Mustang They Believed Fatally Struck Homeland Mom As Family Holds Emotional Vigil

CHP says they have “a solid lead” in identifying the driver.

05/01/2015

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