COVID-19 Testing Center For Asylum Seekers Opens In IndioThe facility -- which practices strict COVID-19 safeguards and requires all staff and asylum seekers to wear personal protective equipment -- will also offer vaccinations at a later date. The center was established to help reduce and stop potential disease transmission.
Convicted Sex Offender Faces Potential Life In Prison Over New AccusationsJudge Randall Stamen ruled that 43-year-old David Everett Leibowitz, of Menifee, must stand trial on a dozen sex-related felony charges
Murder Charge Against Kimberly Long To Be Dismissed By Riverside County District Attorney's OfficePartly due to the lengthy passage of time since the murder of Oswaldo “Ozzy” Conde on Oct. 6, 2003, and also due to the deaths of key witnesses, District Attorney Mike Hestrin’s office said they could no longer prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt to a jury.
Riverside County Man Bitten By Rattlesnake While Trying To Pick It Up With Barbecue TongsHe reportedly tried to pick up the snake with barbecue tongs and was bitten in the left hand, near his thumb, according to John Welsh, spokesman for the Riverside County Department of Animal Services.
Nurses Get Into Physical Altercation, Temporarily Shutting Down Vaccination Clinic In BeaumontA fight between two frontline workers temporarily shut down a coronavirus vaccination clinic in Beaumont on Friday, county officials said.
Alfredo Leon Ruiz Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Dog To Death In Thousand PalmsAlfredo Leon Ruiz, 37, was arrested Monday on suspicion of felony animal cruelty after allegedly stabbing a Chihuahua to death.
15-Year-Old Sulcata Tortoise Found Wandering Streets Of Eastvale Reunited With His FamilyThe high winds that raked the area in the days before Easter Sunday are believed to have blown open the tortoise’s enclosure gate, allowing King to get out.
COVID Hospitalizations Stabilizing Across Southland After Weeks Of DeclinesAfter weeks of steady declines, COVID-19 hospitalizations have started to level off across the Southland.
Riverside County Expands Vaccine Eligibility To Residents 16 And OlderRiverside County health officials announced Monday that residents 16 and older will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine starting Tuesday.
COVID Hospitalizations Below 600 In LA County, Under 100 In RiversideCounties across the Southland reported significant decreases in COVID-19 hospitalizations over the weekend, with Los Angeles County reporting 591 and Riverside reporting 97 total admissions Monday.
'About $200K More': Increase In Border Crossings Costing Riverside CountyThe county said it had reached out to the federal government, which assured officials that most of the county's costs would be reimbursed.
LA County Releases Updated Health Order; San Bernardino, Ventura Prepare For Possible Move To Orange TierLos Angeles County Friday released an updated health order allowing for loosened restrictions come Monday, as San Bernardino and Ventura counties prepared for a possible move to the state's less-restrictive orange tier.
White House Sends Commemorative Easter Eggs To Riverside County COVID Vaccine SiteRiverside County Health Center received a shipment of two boxes, each with 400 commemorative eggs.
Riverside Sheriff's Department Releases Body Cam Footage Of Fatal Shooting Of Joshua Tree Coffee Company Owner Royce Robertson By DeputyThe Riverside County Sheriff's Department Thursday released body camera footage of the fatal shooting of Joshua Tree Coffee Company owner Royce Robertson by a deputy.
COVID Hospitalizations Continue To Fall Across SouthlandOn the day California expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to residents age 50 and older, most local counties reported continued decreases in hospitalizations.