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|May 21, 2018|
HAWAII--First it was lava, then acid rain and vog. Now, residents near Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano confronted a new threat Monday: laze, a toxic cloud mashup of lava and haze.
WASHINGTON--U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unveiled a far-reaching list of demands for any new nuclear deal with Iran, and threatened economy-crushing sanctions if Tehran does not change its behavior.
WASHINGTON--Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce television shows and films for Netflix, the streaming service announced on Monday.
PHOENIX, Arizona--The state of Arizona started a full-scale, three-and-a-half-day-long exercise Monday to prepare for a mass exodus of Californians in the event of a catastrophic earthquake.
WASHINGTON--The U.S. Postal Service said Monday that it will issue its first-ever scratch-and-sniff stamps that will aim to evoke the sweet scent of summer.
SAN BERNARDINO – (INT) – The long-running murder case of condemned killer Kevin Cooper is back in the headlines.
MIRA LOMA - (INT) - The coroner reports the deaths of two persons in a pair of accidents more than 2-hours apart at the same location on Interstate 15 north of Eastvale.
AGUANGA - (INT) - One of the most active segments of the San Jacinto Fault is growing more restless.
MENIFEE – (INT) – Mayor Neil Winter has died.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – The inland region‘s jobless rate has dripped to its lowest point in at least 40-years.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – A new report paints a dim picture about housing affordability in Riverside County.
RIVERSIDE - Army veteran Bill Bruick spent his last night homeless lying on a tiny patch of dirt.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) - Over 15,000 people have linked up to raise funds for the Riverside Art Museum.
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Surplus government food will be given out during May. There are several locations in San Bernardino County offering the free food.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Riverside County residents are arming themselves at a nearly record rate.
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – ‘Slow’ earthquakes being detected deep in the San Jacinto Fault could be the forerunners to a large damaging earthquake.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - Coastal residents of Southern California are yearning for some sunshine.
SACRAMENTO – (INT) - Most of California’s major reservoir levels continue to be above their historical averages.
LAS VEGAS - Janet Jackson became just the seventh artist ever to receive the Billboard Music Awards’ Icon Award.
HOLLYWOOD - Deadpool might not consider himself a superhero, but the latest installment in the “X-Men” franchise is off to a powerful start.
LOS ANGELES - A broad, bald Tennessean, Senior Special Agent Sam Richardson runs a six-person team of California Justice Department agents who are coming for your guns.
LOS ANGELES - (INT) - The UCLA Anderson forecast predicts a tightening labor market accompanied by rising inflation and higher interest rates.
SOUTHLAND - (INT) - Southern Californians are expected to take to the highways in droves over the Memorial Day holiday.
SAN DIEGO - (INT) – California National Guard personnel are filling non-enforcement support roles along the US-Mexico border’s San Diego Sector.
SACRAMENTO - (INT) - A record number of Californians were diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) in 2017.
SAN DIEGO – (INT) – California officials are giving notice that it intends to file a lawsuit over the failure of the US to treat the ongoing flow of wastewater from the Tijuana River.
GUSTINE – (INT) - In a grand experiment, California has switched on a fleet of high-tech greenhouse gas removal machines.
SOUTHLAND – (INT) – There are early indications that another El Nino may be brewing.
A Fontana man who impersonated an ‘ICE’ agent is headed to prison for 24 months. A search warrant served at the home of Matthew Ryan Johnston, 26, turned up a cache of weapons, illegal destructive devices, approximately 10,000 rounds of ammunition, a fake ICE identification card, body armor carriers with “ICE” and “Federal Agent” patches affixed to them, and red and blue police emergency lights. During 2017, Johnston used fake ICE badges and uniforms to falsely represent himself as an ICE agent to unsuspecting members of the public. (INT)
Fontana’s eighth apartment complex for low-income families is opening. It comprises 69-units under a public-private partnership with Related California, LaBarge Industries, Housing Partners I, and Fontana Housing Authority. (INT)
A person of interest in a Moreno Valley homicide is now facing a murder charge now that the victim’s body has been found. Sheriff’s investigators are not saying why they suspect Victor Mendoza, 30, of killing Larry Valverde, age 65. Valverde went missing Saturday. His body was found the next day in a field on Sunnymead Boulevard. (INT)
Work is winding down on the realignment of Route 130 between the I-15 and Summit Valley. The $23 million project shaves a mile off the 3-mile length of the 2-lane highway and adds three bridges. The highway is closed until Thursday for completion of the project. (INT)
Authorities have identified a fatal San Bernardino shooting victim, but are saying little about the circumstances of the Friday night incident. Alejandro Rojas, 31, of Garden Grove was wounded in the1200 block of W. 8th Street. (INT)
“Stand Up to Stigma,” a 5K run/walk sponsored by the Loma Linda University Health Behavioral Medicine Center drew more than 500 runners and walkers of all ages on Sunday. Runners demonstrated their support for mental health services in the 2nd annual event. (INT)
The San Bernardino County Fair at Victorville resumes for a closing weekend Thursday. The full line up of entertainment and more information is at www.SBCFair.com. (INT)
The San Bernardino Superior Court will introduce enhanced security procedures requiring all visitors, including private attorneys, to submit to lobby weapons screening when entering the Fontana Courthouse effective June 1st. The enhanced weapons screening mirrors protocols currently in place at the San Bernardino Justice Center. (INT)
A gunman with an AR-15 style semi-automatic rifle and 30 rounds of ammunition was apprehended when he returned to a downtown Redlands bar early Sunday and threatened three people. An employee of The Underground and an off-duty sheriff’s deputy disarmed 36-year-old Gilbert Manuel Arellano III before any shots were fired. A search warrant served at Arellano’s home turned up additional firearms. (INT)
A 2-time convicted bank robber is facing 25 years to life in prison when he is sentenced June 22nd. Jason Deiner, 38, of Banning was caught with a pillow case containing $1,100 stolen from one of the banks and a black BB gun. (INT)
A fiery traffic mishap in Coachella has killed two people and injured a third. It happened Friday night on Airport Boulevard at Pierce Street. One vehicle burst into flames. Calfire said the lone survivor had moderate injuries. One of the fatalities has been identified as Angel Salinas, 20, of Coachella. (INT)
The annual Riverside County peace officers memorial ceremony and run will be held this evening at the “Safe in His Arms” memorial statue in downtown Riverside. The ceremony recognizes the 64 who died in public service prior to this year. Registration is not required for the run and is open to everyone of all ages and abilities. (INT)
Colton police have opened a murder investigation after a fatally wounded man was found late Saturday night near Hill Top Drive and Barton Road. The victim died of multiple stab wounds at a local hospital. Police had no suspect information. (INT)
High school teams from Riverside and Costa Mesa took the top spots in the weekend 2018 Solar Cup at Lake Skinner. More than 600 students from 38 Southland high schools
competed in the nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition. (INT)
Passenger volume grew by double-digits at Ontario International Airport (ONT) in April, the third month this year that traffic increased more than 10%. Most notably, the number of international passengers rose 54.6% driven by the first full month of service provided by China Airlines. (INT)