May 28, 2017
TOP STORIES
People around the country, especially in Las Vegas, are ready for the memorial day holiday weekend.
SAVANNAH - Gregg Allman, the singer, musician and songwriter played an essential role in the invention of Southern rock.
Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent move to shield their pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring.
PASADENA--Plans for a West Coast earthquake early warning system, designed to one day give notice of an imminent temblor, would likely be killed under President Donald Trump's proposed federal budget.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – ‘Echoes of Veterans’ at Riverside City Hall has set the stage for a series of Memorial Day weekend events.
INLAND EMPIRE - (INT) - Three pedestrians have been killed in a series of unrelated mishaps on local freeways.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Three employees at two local hospitals have been diagnosed with an active form of tuberculosis (TB).
COACHELLA – (INT) - Riverside County authorities warn that a wanted gang member who shot and wounded a sheriff’s deputy is armed and dangerous.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – An Army Corps of Engineers work plan for this fiscal year includes several projects in Riverside County.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Federal prosecutors are invoking asset forfeiture laws targeting those who exploit the ‘green card’ Visa program.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Riverside and San Bernardino could become targets for so-called ‘bomb trains’.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Riverside and San Bernardino counties continue to outpace Southern California in the run-up of home prices.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Students and others looking for summertime jobs are likely to find the pickings pretty slim across the inland region.
ONTARIO – (INT) – Airline passenger traffic at Ontario International Airport is soaring higher.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Elective office in Riverside County is being shunned by more women.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – More recycled tires are destined for local road repairs.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – Surplus government food is being distributed throughout the month. The food is provided without cost.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – The first major holiday of the summer travel season looms and it will find more Southern Californians on the move.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – Temperature variations won’t be as exaggerated as May gives way to June.
LOS ANGELES - (INT) - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested nearly 190 people in Southern California in a five-day operation.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - Health officials throughout the state say they’re working to control norovirus outbreaks.
WASHINGTON--California loses big time in President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal 2018 budget, made public to scathing political reviews Tuesday.
BIG SUR - The hopes of Highway 1 travelers just got another setback.
LAS VEGAS - The Billboard Music Awards rocked the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, and almost all the biggest names in music and entertainment came out to celebrate.
The University of California Board of Regents Thursday approved a policy on nonresident undergraduate enrollment.
RIVERSIDE - (INT) - New research could lead to the development of therapies that reduce the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
California’s long-standing reputation of being first in just about everything doesn’t hold up when it comes to drug abuse.
SAN FRANCISCO - (INT) - During the latest drought, the pace of well drilling increased as farmers and communities sought new sources of water.
SACRAMENTO - (INT) - The California State Senate overwhelmingly approved the Prime Time Primary bill Thursday.
Three parked motorhomes and a garage were damaged by a short-lived wildfire in Banning Saturday. The fire burned 3-acres across a field and backyards of homes along East Lincoln Street near South Florida Street. (INT)

In Victorville, more than one suspect was involved in a late Friday parking lot shooting on Civic Drive. Several gunshots were fired during the incident that claimed a man's life. Sheriff's investigators said the suspect were seen driving off in a black 4-door vehicle. (INT)

Thirteen people on probation were among 26 arrested during a compliance sweep in Victorville and Adelanto Thursday. Arrest warrants had been issued for sixteen suspects. (INT)

In Colton, an estranged couple is dead, victims of a murder suicide. Police say a 39-year-old San Bernardino man confronted a woman from Rialto on East Cooley Drive shooting her and then himself. The Thursday evening incident was witnessed by the woman’s family. (INT)

A young Moreno Valley man has been arrested and charged with setting fire to a field in a residential area of that city. Several spot fires on Perris Boulevard at Brodiaea Avenue were quickly extinguished on Tuesday. Accused of arson is Hubert Whitmore, age 19. (INT)

Metrolink is offering discounts in hopes of boosting ridership on its year-old Perris Valley extension. The discounts apply to four stations and kick-in Thursday. The Riverside County Transportation Comission says daily passenger trips on the 91/Perris Valley Line have grown by 6.5 percent. The four new stations average nearly 400 total boardings each weekday.
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Riverside will get some attention in a pair of renowned holiday parades. The Riverside City College Marching Tigers band has been selected to perform in the 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, representing the state of California. And for the first time in more than 50 years. Riverside will have a float in the Pasadena Rose Parade representing the state of California. (INT)

A truck driver perished early Saturday when his rig drifted off the Route 60 freeway in Chino, slammed into a concrete wall at Mountain Avenue and caught fire. Mountain Avenue was closed for almost seven hours. (INT)

Weed burning permits are being suspended in Riverside County as late spring weather turns warmer and drier. Permits are also 'on hold' in several parts of San Bernardino County. So far this year, Calfire has responded to more than 800 wildfires across the state. Some have exceeded 1,000 acres damaging a few homes and buildings. (INT)

Calfire is mopping up remnants of a 120 acre wildfire in Lamb’s Canyon between San Jacinto and Beaumont. A combined air and ground assault stopped the forward advance of the fire less than 3-hours after it was reported Thursday afternoon. It was contained Friday. (INT)

A prisoner who was convicted and sentenced for providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization has been indicted on attempted murder charges for allegedly trying to kill the warden of a federal prison at Victorville where he was serving his sentence. Fazliddin Kurbanov, 34, was named in a three-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Riverside. Warden Calvin Johnson was seriously injured in the attack, but has recovered. (INT)

Authorities in Hesperia have mounted a campaign against illegal fireworks. Several cases of fireworks have been seized from a Victorville man found to have several "cakes" of powerful mortar style pyrotechnics. They are illegal everywhere in California. (INT)

Target will pay a record $18.5 million to settle a multi-state lawsuit involving allegations that over 40 million customers had their payment card information compromised during the 2013 holiday season. Prosecutors said the company failed to provide reasonable data security. California will be receiving more than $1.4 million from the settlement, the largest share of any state. (INT)

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