Articles Tagged With ‘Riverside County’

Former ICE agent arrested for sexual assault

A former special agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) was arrested Wednesday on charges that allege he sexually assaulted one woman and twice raped another woman after abusing his official position to convince them not... (Continue reading)

Police chief, city attorney, manager among 7 charged with corruption

Riverside County prosecutors arrested seven Beaumont city officials last month including the chief of police, the city manager and the public works director for allegedly participating in an elaborate scheme that dates back more than two decades and cost taxpayers... (Continue reading)

Tribune Co. loses out on California newspaper sale

Following interference from the United States Department of Justice, the Tribune Publishing Company has lost its opportunity to corner the Southern California newspaper market. A competing publisher is now set to purchase a Southern California newspaper portfolio. [USA Today] At... (Continue reading)

DOJ trying to stop California newspaper sale

The United States Department of Justice has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in attempt to block the Tribune Publishing Company from purchasing the Orange County Register. The DOJ is also trying to halt the sale of the Riverside County Press-Enterprise... (Continue reading)

Man arrested on suspicion of arson at mosque

A 23-year-old man was arrested late Friday in connection with a hate crime at a mosque in Riverside County. Friday afternoon, a fire was reported at the Islamic Center of Palm Springs in the front lobby of a small building.... (Continue reading)

FBI agents raid Palm Springs City Hall

FBI agents and members of the  Riverside County District Attorney’s Office raided Palm Springs City Hall and the mayor’s home Tuesday as part of a political corruption investigation. No one was arrested, though city staffers were sent home. The investigating... (Continue reading)

CPS sued for kidnaping children

A lawsuit filed Dec. 12 says Riverside County Child Protective Services staff have made a habit of kidnapping children. Attorney Shawn McMillan, who specializes in civil rights cases against child protection agencies, said he uncovered an alarming trend about a... (Continue reading)

Cockfighting roosters euthanized in Southern California

Southern California county animal workers euthanized 152 cockfighting roosters at a home near Desert Hot Springs on Tuesday. [Desert Sun] Police arrived at the home while investigating gunshots in the area and found the roosters, which were used for illegal... (Continue reading)

Four hikers rescued near Diablo Canyon

Four hikers who were lost in the Diablo Canyon area were rescued Tuesday night. The men, all from Riverside County, took off from Avila Beach on Monday for what they planned as a day hike. After becoming lost, they spent... (Continue reading)