Inland Empire Has Highest Inflation In The Country Due To Skyrocketing Prices Of EssentialsThe inflation rate in San Bernardino and Riverside counties – colloquially known as the Inland Empire – is 6.8%, four times higher than it was this time last year. According to Amar Mann of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the IE has the highest rate of inflation in the nation.
Motorcyclist Killed In Fatal Riverside CrashA 26-year-old motorcyclist from Moreno Valley fatally crashed into a tree in East Riverside off Eucalyptus and University avenues on Thursday at 10:40 p.m. 
Michael Callahan Sentenced To 15 Years To Life For Drunken Crash That Killed CHP Sgt. Steve LiconA jury found 39-year-old Michael Callahan, of Winchester, guilty on Aug. 27 of second-degree murder in the 2019 death of CHP Sgt. Steve Licon.
Family Of Man Killed In DUI Crash Outraged Driver Spent Only One Week In JailA Riverside woman spent just seven days in jail after being sentenced for a death that happened when she was driving under the influence, and now the victim's family said the criminal justice system failed them. 
21 Kilos Of Carfentanil, An Elephant Tranquilizer 10,000 Times More Potent Than Morphine, Seized From Perris HomeThe 21 kilos of carfentanil, 20 kilos of cocaine, and a kilo of heroin were seized during searches at two Perris homes, on Glimmer Way and another on Limousin Street, according to the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office.
Joseph Jimenez Pleads Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity In Corona Movie Theater Double MurderJimenez, 20, appeared in court Monday to enter his plea. The judge in the case will review Jimenez’s medical and psychiatric records and determined what will be released, and appoint a doctor. He is scheduled to make his next court appearance on Oct. 22.
Thunderstorms Bring Heavy Rain, Flooding To Inland Empire, Mountain AreasThe National Weather Service tracked dozens of lightning strikes Thursday in Riverside and San Diego Counties. Fortunately, they mostly struck the desert slopes of the mountains and did not ignite any wildfires.
Students Welcomed Back To UC Riverside Neighborhood With Mr. Rogers-Style VideoSpeaking the comforting lines made famous by Mr. Rogers, Wilcox took off his suit jacket and donned a cardigan sweater before walking through the new indoor mask and daily wellness check requirements at the university with the help of Scotty, a puppet.
Body Of 87-Year-Old Woman Found In Freezer Of Riverside HomeThe victim’s 64-year-old daughter was detained for questioning.
Man Killed In Daylight Car Shooting In Riverside; Baby In Car UnhurtAuthorities on Sunday were investigating the circumstances that led to a daylight shooting in Riverside that left one man injured.
Riverside Man Claims Trader Joe’s Fired Him For Being UnvaccinatedIn his lawsuit, Gregg Crawford of Riverside alleges that Trader Joe’s initially granted his request for a religious exemption from the vaccine.
Inland Empire, Coachella Valley To Remember Marines Killed In Afghanistan Withdrawal This WeekendU.S. Marine Lance Corporal Kareem Nikoui, Corporal Hunter Lopez, and Sergeant Nicole Gee were among the dozens killed in an Aug. 26 bombing at Hamid Karzai International Airport.
Riversity County Sheriff Faces Criticism For Stance On Vaccine MandatesThe Sheriff of Riverside County is facing criticism for his stance on vaccine mandates. 
Flag Memorial In Riverside Honoring 13 Fallen Service Members Continues Getting Pulled DownAn original set of flags, put on the Ivy Street overpass, were cut in half by vandals. Those flags were then replaced with two new memorials, which were ripped down again the next day.
Riverside Memorial To Fallen Afghanistan Service Members VandalizedA memorial honoring the 13 US service members who recently lost their lives in Afghanistan was vandalized Tuesday.