August 24, 2019
TOP STORIES
WASHINGTON – (INT) -President Trump is asking U.S. companies doing business in China to explore relocating their operations after Beijing unveiled new tariffs on U.S. goods.
WASHINGTON - Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reportedly shut down a toll-free hotline for detained immigrants to connect with a lawyer after it was featured on the hit Netflix series "Orange Is The New Black."
SPRINGFIELD, IL - An Illinois resident has died after being hospitalized with a severe respiratory illness that health officials believe is linked with vaping, the state’s Department of Public Health said Friday.
The Amazon's lush greenery and network of waterways are at risk in the face of this summer's record fires, but another force of nature brewing high above the landscape is also deserving of attention, scientists and researchers say.
WASHINGTON - In the last three weeks US authorities have arrested at least 28 people accused of threatening acts of mass violence. What's behind this surge and could they all be convicted?
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – Two terms are enough for First District County Supervisor Robert Lovingood.
INLAND EMPIRE - (INT) - Southern Californians won’t have much weather to talk about through the weekend and into next week.
ONTARIO – (INT) – Police investigators are disclosing more about the deaths of two sisters and the suspected attempted suicide of their mother.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – Arson investigators may have solved a series of recent fires in the city with the arrest of a transient.
WASHINGTON – (INT) – Citing “patterns of obstruction and defiance”, Congressman Mark Takano (D-Riverside) Thursday announced his support for impeachment proceedings.
MENIFEE – (INT) – ‘Ruby’ is safely back home after a 10-day odyssey, an apparent victim of dog nappers.
MORENO VALLEY – (INT) – Investing in Moreno Valley is good business. That was underscored in the annual State of the City address.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – A young Corona pair is facing sentencing for the death of their newborn baby, whose body was found in a cardboard box.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Harvest Christian Fellowship was filled Tuesday for the funeral of slain California Highway Patrol officer Andre Moye.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – It’s straight ahead for the ‘60 Swarm’ on freeway 60 between Jurupa Valley and Riverside.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – The police chiefs in the Inland Empire’s two largest cities are retiring.
BIG BEAR – (INT) - The invasive goldspotted oak borer (GSOB) has been detected in dying California black oaks.
RIDGECREST – (INT) – A spike in aftershocks stemming from the Ridgecrest Sequence is being felt in a 3-county area.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – The inventory of gasoline supplies is having a big impact on pump prices.
HOLLYWOOD - Scarlett Johansson has topped Forbes' list of best-paid actresses for a second year, but is only the eighth highest paid actor overall.
LOS ANGELES - Angelenos waste 119 hours a year stuck in gridlock, making it the U.S. city with the worst traffic according to a new report.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – A proposed law could offer the most comprehensive framework in the nation to curb single-use plastics.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - The State Water Resources Control Board Tuesday authorized spending nearly a quarter billion dollars to help provide safe, reliable drinking water.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $1.1 billion for 133 State Highway projects.
SACRAMENTO - (INT) - California will soon have a tougher new legal standard for the use of deadly force by police.
RIDGECREST – (INT) – July’s earthquakes and thousands of aftershocks inflicted most of their damage on the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake.
HOLLYWOOD – (INT) - The Bean Bag Boys are conquering much more than sixth grade.
OAKLAND, CA - California’s legal cannabis market is currently on track to becoming the world’s largest market.
SACRAMENTO - San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting has never been arrested, but facial recognition technology developed by Amazon links his image to a jailhouse mugshot.
SAN DIEGO – (INT) – California may be dealing with a lot of weather in the coming years and it could test the extremes.
Four students are under arrest on suspicion of inciting a riot following an incident Friday at Rancho Viejo Middle School in Hemet. Police say it started when a 15-year-old female student from Tahquitz High School got into a dispute with an employee and a school resource officer. A crowd formed but was pushed back. There were no injuries. (INT)

A 3-month investigation into a home invasion robbery and kidnap has landed eleven persons in jail. The round-up was completed Thursday when multiple arrest and search warrants were served in three counties. Suspects decked out in tactical gear, ballistic vests, and armed with one assault rifle and three handguns descended on a Moreno Valley home May 22nd. A family was attacked, beaten, and their hands were bound behind their backs. (INT)

Riverside County firefighters are putting the finishing touches on a 34-acre wildland fire at Aguanga. It started as several small spot fires along Highway 371 near Yucca Road. (INT)

Motorists are being warned to expect delays on winding Route 60 through the Badlands between Moreno Valley and Beaumont. One westbound lane is closed for six months for the Route 60 Truck Lanes Widening Project. A detour along Interstate 10 is recommended. (INT)

Fontana police continue their crackdown on internet ‘kiddie porn’. A Highland man has been caught downloading and distributing child pornography over the internet. The suspect was in possession of in excess of 150 videos containing child pornography. (INT)

Animal Care and Control will begin a door-to-door canvass Sept. 4th in Muscoy to ensure that all dogs have current licenses and rabies vaccinations. All dogs in the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County are required by law to be licensed and vaccinated at four months of age. (INT)

The Climate prediction center has dropped the curtain on the latest El Nino saying that conditions in the equatorial Pacific Ocean no longer support its existence. El Nino has long been associated with heavier rainfall in California although that is not always the case. Its drier counterpart La Nina is also not favored for the coming winter months. (INT)

A woman taking a late night walk down a San Bernardino-area street has been struck and killed by a motorcycle. Highway Patrol investigators determined that Jennifer Elizabeth Blanco Paz, 31, was in the southbound lane of Glasgow Avenue when she was struck. (INT)

The California Highway Patrol says ten lives could have been saved in the San Gorgonio Pass area this year with the proper use of seat belts. The CHP is underscoring the benefits of wearing seat belts. (INT)

A Victorville man has been convicted in San Bernardino Superior Court of attempting to murder his ex-wife and two children by placing a pipe bomb under her vehicle in a Redlands’ shopping center. The ex-wife noticed the device and called law enforcement. Steven J. Sunny, 33, was found guilty of eight felony charges including attempted murder. (INT)

Members of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) are holding a 3-day meeting in San Francisco. The DNC has invited all the Democratic presidential candidates to speak. DNC caucus meeting and the general session is open to the public. (INT)

Volunteers cleaned up one of Riverside’s oldest homeless encampments Wednesday. The homeless departed Hole Lake in La Sierra leaving behind mounds of refuse. (INT)

4,200 high and low pressure sodium streetlights in Hemet are being replaced with energy efficient light emitting diode (LED) fixtures. The project is expected to be complete within the next 60 days. (INT)

Changes are coming for those who ride Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) busses. Beginning September 8th, the RTA says it’s making several schedule and route changes to boost performance. Connections will be enhanced and service expanded into new areas such as the Corona Hills Plaza and Mt. San Jacinto Community College. Some service will be eliminated because of low ridership. (INT)

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