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The latest on local crime and public safety.
187 DUI Arrests in 6 Days in Riverside County as Anti-Drunk Driving Campaign Continues

187 DUI Arrests in 6 Days in Riverside County as Anti-Drunk Driving Campaign Continues

DUI arrests are actually down from the same time last year, according to police.
DUI Checkpoint Planned in Beaumont Friday Night

DUI Checkpoint Planned in Beaumont Friday Night

Beaumont police plan to staff a DUI checkpoint Aug. 22.
Trio Arrested in Connection to Commercial Break-Ins in MoVal

Trio Arrested in Connection to Commercial Break-Ins in MoVal

Some of the businesses they targeted included a restaurant, bowling alley, smoke shop and two pharmacies, according to police.
UPDATED Traffic Alert: Big Rig Flips on Interstate 10, Lanes to Open Soon [Video]

UPDATED Traffic Alert: Big Rig Flips on Interstate 10, Lanes to Open Soon [Video]

The tractor-trailer was hauling more than 100 children's bicycles.
Man, 70, Drowns in Banning Pool

Man, 70, Drowns in Banning Pool

The man died at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital after being pulled from one of the Sun Lakes pools, according to authorities.
Annual Event Helps Local Faith-Based Groups Prepare for Emergencies

Annual Event Helps Local Faith-Based Groups Prepare for Emergencies

‘Ark of Safety Forum’ is a resource for faith-based groups responding to disaster and was hosted by our local State Senator.
Beaumont Motorcyclist, 77, Dies in Highway 243 Crash

Beaumont Motorcyclist, 77, Dies in Highway 243 Crash

The weekend crash happened about a mile north of Highway 74, according to CHP officials.
129 Arrests in 3 Days: RivCo Law Enforcement Crack Down on Anti-DUI Enforcement

129 Arrests in 3 Days: RivCo Law Enforcement Crack Down on Anti-DUI Enforcement

What's more, a dozen people were injured in possible alcohol-related collisions over the weekend.
Man Accused of Killing Dog During Break-in Charged

Man Accused of Killing Dog During Break-in Charged

The MoVal man is being held in lieu of $175,000 bail at the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning.
Sheriff's Department Warns of Jury Scam

Sheriff's Department Warns of Jury Scam

Riverside County residents are being warned of a scam that's being reported in the region.
Scooter-Bound Man, 94, Struck in Hemet Hit and Run

Scooter-Bound Man, 94, Struck in Hemet Hit and Run

Witnesses told police the victim was trying to cross the roadway when he was hit.
Paraglider Crashes Into San Jacinto Hillside

Paraglider Crashes Into San Jacinto Hillside

The pilot escaped injury.
Motorcyclist Hospitalized in Mountain Center Crash

Motorcyclist Hospitalized in Mountain Center Crash

The rider was flown to a hospital with serious injuries, according to fire officials.
Out-of-Towner Crashes in Palm Desert While Allegedly DUI

Out-of-Towner Crashes in Palm Desert While Allegedly DUI

The crash happened early Friday.
Woman Dies in Gilman Springs Crash

Woman Dies in Gilman Springs Crash

Five other people were hospitalized.
Banning Man Arrested at Palm Springs Airport for Possession of Loaded Gun

Banning Man Arrested at Palm Springs Airport for Possession of Loaded Gun

The man was arrested along with a Cathedral City man this week.
Defendants Prepared to 'Kill in the Name of Allah'

Defendants Prepared to 'Kill in the Name of Allah'

The men are accused of conspiring to kill American service members in Afghanistan.
SoCal Men Begin Federal Trial for Allegedly Trying to Join Taliban

SoCal Men Begin Federal Trial for Allegedly Trying to Join Taliban

They face more than 15 years in prison if convicted.
Police: Man Shoots Estranged Wife's Dog in MoVal Before Leading Officers on Chase

Police: Man Shoots Estranged Wife's Dog in MoVal Before Leading Officers on Chase

"Based on preliminary information, [he] was involved in a domestic dispute and was in the process of separating from his wife," police said.
Double Murder Charges Filed Against Son in Parents' Hemet Deaths

Double Murder Charges Filed Against Son in Parents' Hemet Deaths

David Michael Underwood of Yorba Linda was scheduled to be arraigned at the Southwest Justice Center in Murrieta.