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|February 13, 2019|
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - The atmospheric river invading Southern California has tapped into the Pineapple Express ramping up chances of heavier rain and its resulting consequences.
NEW YORK--The Anti-Defamation League found that 53 percent of respondents to a new poll had experienced some sort of harassment on the internet last year. Thirty-seven percent reported severe attacks, like sexual harassment or stalking.
WASHINGTON--Less than two years into a tenure marked by five major hurricanes, lethal wildfires, and a tense relationship with his boss, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator William “Brock?Long resigned Wednesday.
MOUNTAIN VIEW--Google plans to spend $13 billion on data centers and offices across the U.S. in 2019, saying the investment will create thousands of new construction jobs in states outside its traditional base of California.
WASHINGTON--There’s something you might want to hold onto this Valentine’s Day besides your sweetheart’s hand: Your wallet. Romance scams soared last year, with the number of reported hoaxes rising to nearly 21,400.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?Areas cities are inviting residents in areas of potential flash flooding to stock up on sandbags.
RIVERSIDE ?(INT) ?A new study by computer scientists at UC Riverside found home prices are more volatile around hospitals and colleges.
SAN BERNARDINO ?(INT) ?An ex-felon in possession of a gun has been accused in last week’s car-to-car freeway shooting in Cajon Pass that injured a 10-year-old boy.
MORENO VALLEY ?(INT) ?There’s a major development in the mystery over a young girl missing for nearly a month.
MECCA ?(INT) - Another Riverside County site will be transformed into a solar energy farm.
DESERT HOT SPRINGS - (INT) - The coroner has identified two people killed in the crash of their small plane into a mountainside.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?Four of the region’s largest cities ranked near the bottom in a study of the nation’s healthiest cities.
YUCAIPA ?(INT) ?Two teenage girls from Yucaipa are being questioned about the gunshot death of a Cherry Valley man.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - Southern Californians will flock to the mountains as winter storms add to the snowpack.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?Surplus government food will be given out this month.
LOMA LINDA ?(INT) - Fallout from California’s plastic bag ban has taken on a new concern.
SOUTHLAND ?(INT) ?More accurate weather forecasts are being promised thanks to a new stationary satellite.
A total of 18 million trees died in California last year.
INLAND EMPIRE ?(INT) ?Governor Newsom’s first State of the State address is drawing an assortment of reaction.
SACRAMENTO--Governor Gavin Newsom is abandoning plans to build a high-speed railroad between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
HOLLYWOOD ?The domestic box office might want to start sending out an S.O.S.
LOS ANGELES - Pop music's biggest awards, the 61st annual Grammys, is in the history books.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) - Crews have begun the removal of wildfire ash, debris, and contaminated soil on burned properties following last fall’s historic series of wildfires.
SOUTHLAND ?(INT) ?Three-dollar-a-gallon gasoline is quickly disappearing.
RIVERSIDE ?(INT) ?Climate change is not only being reflected in the oceans, but on land as well.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) ?New data shows that some areas of the Sacramento Valley are sinking.
SACRAMENTO ?(INT) - Predicted deliveries of water along the State Water Project this year are increasing, but not much.
Three suspects are wanted in the theft of a $10,000 bicycle that left a Chino store employee in critical condition. She attempted to stop the suspects and was run over, suffering critical injuries. The thieves could face charges of robbery, felony hit and run, and attempted murder. (INT)
The prime figure is a mortgage fraud scheme throughout Southern California and the Inland Empire that preyed on homeowners facing foreclosure was sentenced Wednesday. Prakashumar ("Kash") Bhakta was sentenced to seven years and eight months in state prison. (INT)
Riverside police have named a 38-year-old parolee as the prime suspect in the murder of a woman at the Salvation Army’s Senior Living complex. Steve Anthony Martinez II was picked up shortly after the early Tuesday morning incident. (INT)
Sheriff’s deputies say a toddler had been on the ground before an unknowing motorist ran over him while backing from a residential driveway in San Jacinto Monday. The driver was questioned. The boy, 1-year-old Anthony Carreon, was taken from the scene on East Third Street to a hospital where he died. (INT)
Groundbreaking for the West Fontana Channel Flood Control Project will eventually remove nearly 2,500 parcels from a FEMA-mapped floodplain. First built as an earthen channel, improvements have been sought since the 1980s. The San Bernardino County Flood Control District is providing $64 million towards the project. (INT)
The Corona Police Department is the latest to deploy drones that it says will enhance the safety and service it provides while leveraging cost-effective technology. A team of seven Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified pilots has undergone 56 hours of specialized training in preparation of Thursday’s launch of the drones. (INT)
Governor Gavin Newsom signed his first bills as Governor Wednesday, focusing on drinking water and fire recovery. Newsom journeyed to Riverview Elementary School in Parlier -- a school where kids have been without safe drinking water for almost a year. (INT)
County Clerks offices in Riverside and San Bernardino are preparing for one of the busiest days of the year for marriage ceremonies, Valentine’s Day. Because dozens of ceremonies are performed, couples are encouraged to schedule an appointment. The fee for the Public Marriage License in San Bernardino County is $89 and a Confidential Marriage License is $90. The fee for a Marriage Ceremony is $65. (INT)
The shooting deaths of two men at Lytle Creek has been determined to be a murder-suicide. The bodies of Scott Allen Beetler, 56, of Corona and Quitlahauc Pantoja, 20, of Anaheim were found last Friday on a dirt road. (INT)
San Bernardino County prosecutors have cleared four law enforcement officers of any criminal wrong-doing in a pair of officer-involved killings in 2017. The DA announced Tuesday that two officers exercised their right of self-defense when James Gleason of Victorville and Alexander Herd of Phelan were shot. The same conclusion was reached in the death of 43-year-old Harold Lynn Gunlogson of Phelan. (INT)
The California Transportation Commission has allocated $54.8 million for 46 projects throughout California. It includes $31.1 million for fix-it-first projects funded by Senate Bill 1 (SB 1). This funding allows repair or replacement of 16 bridges, 168 lane miles and 150 drainage systems statewide. Also to be installed will be 248 highway message signs, cameras and loop detectors to improve traffic flow. (INT)
Construction has started on Moreno Valley’s newest skate park, the latest state-of-the-art facility to be added to the city’s recreational line-up. Located at Frederick Street and Cottonwood Avenue, it is scheduled to open in early summer. (INT)