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Stories with place: Riverside
  • Educator denies sex crimes in YouTube case 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 9:05 pm
  • RIVERSIDE, California - A judge on Friday refused to dismiss sexual assault charges against an educator who was confronted with the allegations of abuse in a phone call by a former student who then posted the conversation on YouTube.

  • Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:53 pm
  • RIVERSIDE, California - A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.

  • Riverside deputy accidentally shoots self in leg 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:01 pm
  • RIVERSIDE, California - Riverside County sheriff's officials say a deputy accidentally shot himself in the leg while trying to defend himself against an aggressive dog.

  • Man with alleged sock fixation arrested 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:40 am
  • RIVERSIDE, California - Police have arrested a Riverside County man they suspect of having a sock fixation.

  • Arreola determined not to waste another title shot 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:41 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - Chris Arreola once wanted to win football championships at Southern California. Now that he's heading to the USC campus with a shot at a heavyweight title instead, he's determined not to waste it.

  • Newborn girl found dead in apartment dumpster 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 10:28 pm
  • CORONA, California - The body of a newborn girl has been found in a Southern California dumpster and police say the mother led them to the body.

  • Rare book from 1623 joins UC Riverside collection 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 1:43 pm
  • RIVERSIDE, California - A newly-acquired rare book by a 17th century utopian writer will be available for public perusal at the University of California, Riverside - but only under the watchful eyes of librarians.

  • 8-hour standoff on Calif. street ends with arrest 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 12:41 am
  • HAWAIIAN GARDENS, California - A man suspected of shooting his estranged girlfriend has been taken into custody following a roughly eight-hour standoff with a Los Angeles County sheriff's SWAT team.

  • Man convicted of killing 90-year-old woman in 2005 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 3:02 pm
  • SAN BERNARDINO, California - A man has been convicted of killing a 90-year-old woman during a 2005 robbery in San Bernardino.

  • Plea deal reached over dead, dying animals 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:29 pm
  • RIVERSIDE, California - Southern California exotic pet breeders who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles at their business have pleaded guilty to animal cruelty.

  • 3 arrested in April Fools' carjacking hoax 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 9:43 am
  • HESPERIA, California - Three men who pranked a friend by reporting a bogus April Fool's Day carjacking have been arrested in San Bernardino County.

  • 7 arrests for fake merchandise at Calif. swap meet 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 10:43 pm
  • HEMET, California - Authorities say seven people were arrested and more than $150,000 in illegal knockoffs of handbags, movies, music and more were seized at a Riverside County swap meet.

  • Riverside County boy, 11, badly hurt by pit bull 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 3:31 pm
  • RIVERSIDE, California - An 11-year-old boy was badly injured when in a pit bull attack at a Southern California home.

  • California man to stand trial in 2006 killing of 3 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 7:47 pm
  • RIVERSIDE, California - A man has been ordered to stand trial for the killing of three members of a Southern California household whose bodies were found at a burning home in 2006.

  • GOP assemblyman wins state Senate seat 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:00 pm
  • SACRAMENTO, California - State Assemblyman Mike Morrell easily beat four challengers to win a state Senate seat representing portions of three Southern California counties, according to state figures Wednesday.

  • Phone scammers pretending to be police officers 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 1:42 pm
  • FONTANA, California - Fontana police are warning of phone scammers pretending to be officers who are calling residents and requesting immediate payment to clear up outstanding warrants.

  • California firefighting unit closer to relocating 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 3:26 pm
  • RIVERSIDE, California - California's largest firefighting agency is one step closer to moving its Southern California home base in an effort to better dispatch resources during wildfires.

  • California Marine base may lose 8 percent of staff 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 2:03 pm
  • TWENTYNINE PALMS, California - A Southern California Marine training site could lose 8 percent of its personnel as part of the expected drawdown of troops in Afghanistan, officials said.