2 arrested in Riverside home invasion that left would-be robber dead, resident wounded

Police have arrested two men suspected of being involved in an August home-invasion robbery attempt and shooting that left a third suspect dead and a resident wounded in Riverside. The incident took place around 2 a.m. on Aug. 24 at an apartment in the 5900 block of Sycamore Canyon Boulevard. Police say Gregory Harris, 26, … Read more

Judge shortage forces Riverside County courts to dismiss hundreds of cases

Judge shortage forces Riverside County courts to dismiss hundreds of cases – CBS Los Angeles Watch CBS News According to a Riverside County judge, the area has 3.7 judicial officers per 100,000 residents. The statewide average is 11.4 per 100,000. Nicole Comstock reports. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live … Read more

Riverside churro caterer accused of sexual assault

A Riverside churro caterer was arrested last week for the alleged sexual assault of a minor. Brian Meza Iniguez, a 24-year-old Riverside resident, was arrested on Oct. 13 after a 17-year-old victim said she had been sexually assaulted during a business meeting in August, according to Riverside Police. Iniguez also owns a churro catering company operating … Read more

Art Laboe, DJ Who Coined ‘Oldies But Goodies’ Term, Dies At 97

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Art Laboe, the pioneering DJ credited with helping end segregation in Southern California, has died. He was 97. Laboe died Friday night after catching pneumonia, said Joanna Morones, a spokesperson for Laboe’s production company, Dart Entertainment. Laboe’s last show was produced last week and broadcast Sunday night. Laboe is credited … Read more

Coyote wanders into middle school restroom in Riverside

Classes got off to a wild start at Mission Middle School in Riverside Monday morning. Animal Services was called after employees encountered a coyote inside a building around 9 a.m. The frightened animal scurried into a restroom where it tried to hide in a stall next to a toilet. Riverside County Animal Services officer Will … Read more

Riverside City Council member sues sheriff for defamatory remarks

A Riverside City Council member said in a lawsuit that the county sheriff defamed her when he said on social media that she had supported defacing the historic courthouse during a July abortion rights protest. City Councilmember Clarissa Cervantes said Sheriff Chad Bianco caused “immense harm” to her reputation by posting false comments connecting her … Read more