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|January 28, 2020|
LOS ANGELES - Basketball has been put on pause in Los Angeles as players and fans continue to mourn the tragic deaths of Kobe Bryant and his daughter.
CALABASAS ?(INT) ?Air traffic control recordings increasingly suggest that fog was a major factor in the helicopter crash that killed basketball icon Kobe Bryant.
WASHINGTON - The team around President Trump is turning against his former national security adviser.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court cleared President Trump’s administration to start enforcing its new immigrant wealth test, designed to screen out green card applicants seen as being at risk of becoming dependent on government benefits.
ONTARIO ?(INT) - An estimated 240 U.S. citizens are arriving at Ontario International Airport from the Wuhan region of China where the coronavirus has stricken thousands of people.
SAGE ?(INT) ?Yet another huge marijuana cultivation has been sidelined in what’s becoming a routine law enforcement action.
INLAND EMPIRE - (INT) - An impending bout of Santa Ana winds could be the forerunner of even warmer weather for Southern California.
BARSTOW ?(INT) ?Seismologists said Monday that aftershocks too weak to be felt are likely in the wake of Friday night’s M4.6 earthquake near Calico Ghost Town.
RIVERSIDE ?(INT) ?Police say motorists can expect more DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols.
MORENO VALLEY ?(INT) - In a survey of 200 of the nation's largest cities, Moreno Valley ranks sixth when it comes to the rate of Millennial home ownership.
SAN BERNARDINO - (INT) - Mayor John Valdivia reported ‘large decreases?in crime during 2019.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?Final figures from the State Employment Development Department (EDD) issued Friday showed a healthy gain in new jobs during 2019.
RIVERSIDE ?(INT) ?Mayor Rusty Bailey presents his eighth and final State of the City address on Thursday.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?The average sales price for a new or resale home in Riverside County has eclipsed $400,000.
RIVERSIDE ?(INT) ?Residents by the thousands are battling the flu as a surge in the ‘B?strain takes center stage.
RIVERSIDE ?(INT) ?The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) will decide in June whether to place a sales tax increase on the November ballot.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reports that two people in Southern California have tested positive for novel coronavirus.
HOLLYWOOD - Will Smith's Bad Boys for Life rocked the box office in its second week.
LOS ANGELES - Billie Eilish swept the top Grammy categories on Sunday night, becoming the youngest artist in history to win the big four.
Those seeking high-paying, stable jobs that are in fierce demand might want to check out opportunities in STEM.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) ?A C-130 Hercules that crashed on a fire-fighting mission in Australia killing its three crewmembers was based in California.
SOUTHLAND ?(INT) ?Gasoline prices are holding steady, but remain far above last year at this time.
LOS ANGELES ?(INT) ?Los Angeles County will get thirty travel trailers and medical services tents as part of Governor Newsom’s executive order on homelessness.
SACRAMENTO - In California state legislature, a new battle is taking shape over whether or not a popular painkiller, acetaminophen, will be labeled as a carcinogen.
SAN FRANCISCO ?(INT) - As the Senate trial to remove President Trump from office gets underway, California’s likely voters are deeply divided.
Smoking doesn’t just ruin your health. It can also burn a nasty hole through your wallet.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) - A high-profile bill that could increase home building near mass transit and in single-family home neighborhoods across California is back ?again ?before lawmakers.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) ?With the arrival of 2020, solar power will be required with the construction of all new homes in California.
A pedestrian was struck and fatally injured in a Tuesday daybreak traffic mishap in Riverside. Police say a motorist was driving through an intersection on Sycamore Canyon Boulevard on a ‘green?light hitting the victim who died later in a local hospital. (INT)
One man is jailed and another wound up in the morgue following San Bernardino’s 6th homicide this month. Police aren’t saying what sparked the Sunday night shooting in the 4400 Block of North Sierra Way. The victim was identified as Adam Dewart, age 39. Suspect Michael Desmarais, 44, was detained at the scene. (INT)
Gunfire ended a fight involving several people and the death of one in Hesperia over the weekend. Joseph Sandoval, 29, was found fatally wounded near Third Street and Yucca Avenue. Two suspects were identified, but the reason for the fight has eluded sheriff’s investigators. (INT)
Calfire is seeking the cause of a Jurupa Valley house fire that claimed the life of an elderly woman. Firefighters rescued Judith Redman, 77, from the home on Jurupa Road Friday but she died less than 2-hours later at Riverside Community Hospital. (INT)
California’s major reservoirs along the State Water Project are in good shape for mid-winter. The State Department of Water Resources (DWR) reports Shasta Lake is at 74 percent of capacity, San Luis Reservoir is at 72 percent and in Southern California, Castaic Lake is at 72 percent of capacity. “California gets most of its annual precipitation from a handful of major and infrequent winter storms,?said DWR Director Karla Nemeth. “After some significant storms in December, January has been relatively quiet and is currently below average. (INT)
It took prosecutors 4-and-a-half years before it was announced Thursday that a Rialto police officer was not criminally liable for a fatal shooting. The District Attorney’s office said that Officer Cesar Vizcarra properly exercised his right of self-defense and the defense of others when Christian Pena was killed in October 2015. (INT)
To the delight of thousands of viewers, a second bald eagle egg has been laid in the Grays Peak area of Big Bear in a nest made popular by a live webcam feed. “We are very excited to see bald eagles continuing to successfully reside and raise young in this part of the forest,?said Marc Stamer, district ranger for the Mountaintop Ranger District. (INT)
Riverside County authorities are continuing an ‘active?investigation into a felony assault that took a man’s life. Antonio Anaya, 25, died after being assaulted Sunday night in Home Gardens, just outside Corona. (INT)
Sheriff’s investigators say a collision of three vehicles Friday night at Canyon Lake left two people dead and three others injured. It happened when one vehicle rear-ended another sending one across the center line causing it to collide with an oncoming vehicle. The victims were identified Sunday as Tina Slatten, 58, and Benita Heyden, 57, both of Lake Elsinore. (INT)
Calfire confirms that two people perished in an early Friday morning traffic collision in Winchester. The head-on crash happened on Winchester Road north of Scott Road about 1am. The coroner said Sunday that Eva Barro, 56, of Hemet and Jesus Giron Araiza, 23, from Mexico died at the scene. (INT)
A cosmetic surgeon who oversaw a long-running health care fraud scheme that conned insurance companies into paying tens of millions of dollars for unnecessary cosmetic procedures has been extradited from Israel to serve a 20-year federal prison sentence in the US. A federal judge Friday ordered Dr. David M. Morrow, 75, a former Rancho Mirage resident, to immediately begin serving his prison sentence. (INT)
Witnesses provided key information that led to the arrest of a Menifee couple on suspicion of mail theft. Hundreds of pieces of mail were recovered from a Menifee residence where Joelene Hogan, 36, and Jerry Battoe, 48, were arrested Thursday. Much of the mail had been stolen in the Menifee-Sun City area. (INT)
Another three tons of illegally-grown marijuana has been uprooted from the rural Aguanga area of Riverside County. Monday’s seizures were the result of thirteen search warrants served by marijuana eradication teams. Growers were found to be using the dangerous pesticide Carbofuran, which is banned in the United States for it’s toxicity. Six people, all residents of Aguanga, were arrested. In another operation in nearby Anza, a dozen search warrants yielded a half-ton of marijuana and three arrests. (INT)
In the wake of two recent storms that brought down trees and limbs throughout the San Bernardino Mountain communities, free curbside wood chipping is being offered. A team of team of first responder agencies, non-profits, volunteers and chipping professionals are committed to reducing the "fuel load" in the communities. More info at firstname.lastname@example.org (INT)