California prison officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Riverside County prison camp while serving a four-year burglary sentence.
Authorities will examine the torn clothing of a homeless man to determine whether a mountain lion mauled him at his Southern California encampment.
Hot, dry winds are hindering firefighting efforts.
Authorities say an inmate was declared dead after being found with a serious cut Christmas morning in his cell at a Riverside County jail, but it was later found he had suffered a medical problem and cut himself as he collapsed.
A California judge has ruled that a 13-year-old boy who was 10 when he killed his neo-Nazi father will spend at least the next seven years in a state juvenile facility.
The boy was 10 when he put a gun to the head of his sleeping neo-Nazi father and pulled the trigger.
Riverside County supervisors have approved an ordinance that calls for pit bulls and their mixes to be spayed or neutered after a series of attacks that included the fatal mauling of a 91-year-old woman.
A new fire in Riverside County is now burning wilderness south of Banning, a city that has been flanked by a fire to the north since Wednesday.
Firefighters were able to beat back a powerful wildfire that bore down on a dry Southern California city, limiting the damages to a single house and curbing the threat to hundreds more.
The 10-year-old son of a neo-Nazi leader told his younger sister that he planned to shoot their father, then a day later took a gun from his parents’ bedroom and fired one bullet into his father’s head as the man slept on a couch, a prosecutor alleged Tuesday.
Riverside County authorities say a man angry about a referee’s call at a youth soccer game ran on to the field, shoved a 9-year-old player to the ground and kicked the referee.
A Southern California jury has convicted a man of murdering his wife and their 6-year-old daughter after a paternity test revealed the child was not his.