Monterey Park man pleads guilty to smuggling poisonous cobras in potato chip cans |Sep 7, 2017

LOS ANGELES (CNS) >> A Monterey Park man who accepted packages containing three highly venomous king cobras coiled up in potato chip canisters pleaded guilty today to a federal wildlife smuggling charge.

Judge refuses to reduce bail for fired Centinela Valley school superintendent |Sep 1, 2017

Fired Centinela Valley schools Superintendent Jose Fernandez pleaded not guilty Friday to public corruption allegations that a prosecutor alleged could have bilked the district of $1.5 million to as much as $3 million.

Former Centinela Valley Superintendent Jose Fernandez arrested on public corruption charges |Aug 30, 2017

Three years after Jose Fernandez was fired from his position at the helm of the Centinela Valley Union High School District after revelations of excessive compensation, the disgraced former superintendent was arrested Wednesday on public corruption charges.

Sentence handed down to South Pasadena man who murdered his 5-year-old son, details emerge |Aug 23, 2017

ALHAMBRA >> A South Pasadena man was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison for smothering his 5-year-old son then leaving the body in a wooded area in Santa Barbara County. A day before the murder, Aramazd Andressian Sr.

20-year-old man killed in Rialto shooting; 19-year-old suspect arrested |Aug 21, 2017

A 20-year-old Rialto man died and his 19-year-old neighbor was arrested after a dispute led to gunfire late Sunday, Aug. 20, authorities said. Anthony Villanueva and Kevin Gutierrez were in an argument about 11:40 p.

Colton gang member found guilty of 2010 murder |Aug 21, 2017

San Bernardino >> A Colton man on trial for the 2010 slaying of Jose Luis Moya learned his fate Friday in a San Bernardino courtroom. Documented gang member Michael Joseph Monson Jr., 32, was found guilty of murder.

Standoff with barricaded suspect ends peacefully in High Desert |Aug 21, 2017

A two-hour standoff with a barricaded suspect who was seen with a gun ended peacefully Monday evening in the High Desert community of Spring Valley Lake, authorities said. The incident was reported at 5:07 p.

Deputies find drugs, guns during Hesperia traffic stop |Aug 21, 2017

HESPERIA >> A traffic stop in Hesperia on Saturday morning took a gun, drugs and a convicted felon off the streets, sheriff’s officials announced Monday. Shortly after 11:30 a.m. deputies pulled over a Chevrolet Malibu after the driver failed to come to a complete stop at the intersection of Cashew Street and Third Avenue, according to a San Bernardino County sheriff’s news release.

Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states |Aug 20, 2017

EDMOND, Okla. >> A convicted sex offender who molested his niece when she was 7 years old moved in next door to his victim nearly a dozen years after he was sent to prison for the crime. Outraged, the Oklahoma woman, now 21, called lawmakers, the police and advocacy groups to plead with them to take action.

DUI suspect gouges eye, punches, kicks Upland police officers, authorities say |Aug 20, 2017

UPLAND >> A probationer punched and tried to gouge the eyes of an Upland police officer who had pulled him over Saturday night, causing injuries that sent the officer to the hospital, authorities say.

Crackdowns begin on seat-hoggers, loud talkers and manspreading on buses and trains |Aug 20, 2017

The woman seated next to them on the Metro Blue Line began speaking louder, and her words became more profane. She started cursing at her boyfriend who had his hand under her shirt. Then, when she announced in full voice she would take off her top and flash the train, that was the last straw.

Moreno Valley man arrested with loaded firearm in San Bernardino, officials say |Aug 19, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO>>The strong smell of marijuana led to the arrest of a Moreno Valley motorist on suspicion of possession of a loaded firearm in vehicle and related charges here early Wednesday morning, sheriff’s officials said.

Suspect in three carjackings -- in San Bernardino, Victorville and Nevada -- arrested in Utah |Aug 19, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO>> A man who authorities say carjacked three vehicles – in San Bernardino, Victorville and in Nevada – was arrested in Utah on Saturday, San Bernardino police said.

Deputies want your help finding armed robbery suspect in Highland |Aug 19, 2017

HIGHLAND >> Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect who they say robbed a man of money and his cellphone at gunpoint.

There’s an O.J. Simpson museum in LA - catch it before it’s gone |Aug 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES — A pop-up museum dedicated to examining the legacy of former USC and NFL star O.J. Simpson will open in Chinatown today. Displays in The O.J. Museum include sports memorabilia, a 1994 Ford Bronco, board games, a collection of 60 bootleg trial T-shirts and interactive exhibits.

157 died in encounters with police in California last year |Aug 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Violent police encounters in California last year led to the deaths of 157 people and six officers, the state attorney general’s office said Thursday in a report that provides the first statewide tally on police use-of-force incidents.

Elusive 1980s serial killer died in California prison |Aug 18, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire authorities say they have confirmed the true identity of a suspected serial killer. In January, authorities said that a man who died in a California prison in 2010 likely killed a New Hampshire woman who disappeared in 1981 and a woman and three girls whose bodies were found in barrels in Allenstown in 1985 and 2000.

Fontana siblings connected to string of vehicle burglaries in Mountain Home |Aug 18, 2017

MOUNTAIN HOME >> A brother-sister team of vehicle burglars were foiled when they reportedly stole an electronic device from a bait vehicle that led detectives to the discovery of more stolen items, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said.

Bloomington man dies from injuries after altercation at Riverside bar |Aug 18, 2017

Family members are reeling from the death of a husband and father they say stepped in to break up a fight that began inside the Hideaway Cafe in Riverside early Saturday morning, Aug. 12. Adam Valles, 29, of Bloomington, died Thursday, Aug.

Stolen vehicle pursuit ends in crash outside San Bernardino post office |Aug 18, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> A short stolen vehicle pursuit came to an end when the driver took a wide turn and smashed into cars parked outside a San Bernardino post office Friday afternoon. “I’m not hurt but just nervous from the crash,” said Jennifer Nelson, who was sitting in her car waiting for her father to come out of the post office when the crash took place.

Why 2 Inland Empire convicted murderers are now eligible for parole |Aug 18, 2017

A drunken Paul Carrillo in February 1981 decided he wanted to ride around in a taxi one night without paying. So he and a friend summoned a taxi and struck driver Stanley Pace in the head with a 2-by-4 with nails.

Judge rules out death penalty for Scott Dekraai in Seal Beach mass murder case |Aug 18, 2017

The worst mass murderer in Orange County history will escape execution, a superior court judge ruled Friday, Aug. 18. Judge Thomas Goethals took the death penalty off the table for confessed killer Scott Evans Dekraai, 47, because he concluded law enforcement would not ensure the defendant a fair penalty trial.

‘My son deserves justice,’ father says, of good Samaritan who died breaking up Riverside fight |Aug 18, 2017

RIVERSIDE >> The father of the good Samaritan who died after he tried to break up a fight in the city’s downtown area on Friday asked for witnesses or others with knowledge about who might have been involved to come forward.

Apple Valley man arrested on attempted-murder warrant |Aug 18, 2017

An Apple Valley resident was arrested on a warrant for attempted murder Friday, Aug. 18, when he rode his motorcycle into a parking lot, unaware that a pal was already being arrested by San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies.

Carjacking suspect arrested after short chase in Highland |Aug 18, 2017

HIGHLAND >> A 28-year-old Victorville woman accused of an Irvine carjacking was arrested Friday afternoon, Aug. 18, after a short pursuit through Highland, officials say. Aspenn Jones was arrested on suspicion of carjacking, robbery and felony evading, according to a San Bernardino County sheriff’s statement.

Victorville man allegedly poses as DWP worker to break into Studio City home |Aug 17, 2017

A Victorville man who posed as a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employee to break into a Studio City home on Monday and steal thousands of dollars worth of items inside has been arrested, authorities said.

HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts for ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘John Oliver’ |Aug 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. The hacking group OurMine on Wednesday night took over several of HBO’s Twitter accounts, including ones for “Game of Thrones” and John Oliver’s show.

Flashing lights on school buses mean stop, police tell drivers |Aug 17, 2017

Thirty-two drivers were cited, 19 warnings were issued and, law enforcement officials hope, parents and students were educated during an operation in Bloomington that focused on drivers passing stopped school buses.

Have you seen this truck? Redlands police say it fled collision |Aug 17, 2017

Redlands police are looking for a big-rig that failed to stop as required by law after being involved in a traffic collision that resulted in injuries. The crash happened about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, Aug, 16, on Mountain View Avenue near the 10 Freeway.

Reports of Fontana abduction end with domestic violence arrest, police say |Aug 17, 2017

FONTANA >> A case that police initially believed was an abduction — after video of a man forcing a screaming woman into an SUV was released Wednesday afternoon — ended with an arrest on suspicion of domestic assault, authorities said.

Rancho Cucamonga man accused of possessing hundreds of stolen letters |Aug 17, 2017

A 30-year-old Rancho Cucamonga man was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 16, after he was found with hundreds of pieces of stolen mail in his car, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said.Deputies also found burglary tools, stolen credit cards, stolen checks and keys to community mail boxes inside the car in which Daniel Colby was sitting, a news release said.

Investigation launched at Port of LA security after man plunges from gantry crane |Aug 17, 2017

The Port of Los Angeles said Thursday it is reviewing its security protocols after a man driving a stolen SUV — who evaded police at least twice — breached a security gate into the West Basin Shipping Terminal, climbed a gantry crane, and eventually fell or jumped to his death Wednesday night.

San Bernardino transient suspected in Citrus Valley High burglary |Aug 16, 2017

REDLANDS >> More than a week after Citrus Valley High School was burglarized, police arrested a San Bernardino man in connection with the crime, Redlands police said. Isaac Edward Allen, a 21-year-old transient from San Bernardino, was arrested on suspicion of burglary and receiving stolen property, according to San Bernardino County sheriff’s booking records.

San Bernardino police look for shooter, or shooters, who left two wounded |Aug 16, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> Police are searching for the shooter or shooters who wounded two people outside a San Bernardino shopping center Tuesday night, officials said. Two victims were brought to St.

Vandalism, complaints prompted removal of Confederate monument from Hollywood Forever |Aug 16, 2017

A memorial honoring Confederate veterans has been removed from the Hollywood Forever cemetery days after deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, erupted over the planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen.

Victorville child falls out of second-story window as her mother slept |Aug 16, 2017

VICTORVILLE >> A 1-year-old who fell out of a second-story window suffered minor injuries this week — all while the child’s mother slept, San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.

Case of severely injured puppy in San Bernardino investigated by District Attorney’s Office |Aug 16, 2017

The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Animal Cruelty Prosecution Unit is investigating the discovery of a severely injured puppy in San Bernardino.

Man falls off crane, dies at Port of LA after chase in SUV reportedly stolen from San Bernardino dealer |Aug 16, 2017

A man who climbed a huge gantry crane at the Port of Los Angeles after he jumped from a stolen SUV at the end of a lengthy police chase fell to his death late Wednesday.  After an hours-long standoff, TV news reports showed the man had fallen to his death about 9:20 p.

Man arrested after assault reported in sauna |Aug 16, 2017

A Rialto man was arrested on accusations that he used a pick-like comb to threaten a person in a sauna at Cal State San Bernardino, a university official said. The incident took place about 9 a.m.

San Bernardino man convicted of pimping 13-year-old girl |Aug 15, 2017

SANTA ANA >> A 31-year-old San Bernardino man was convicted Monday of pimping a 13-year-old girl in Santa Ana and having sex with the teen. John Wayne Calhoun was convicted of two counts of lewd acts on a child younger than 14, human trafficking a minor, pimping a minor younger than 16, pandering with a minor younger than 16, oral copulation of a child younger than 14 and statutory rape, all felonies.

Trio charged in fatal shooting of Victorville girl |Aug 15, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that it has charged three people with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a

Misunderstanding leads to threat investigation at Redlands school |Aug 15, 2017

REDLANDS >> A misunderstanding over an overheard conversation on a bus led Redlands police to investigate an unfounded threat against Clement Middle School on Tuesday. The perceived threat was made Monday afternoon on one of the school busses, Redlands police Lt.

Transient admitted to setting San Bernardino car wash fire, investigators say |Aug 15, 2017

The man detained in connection with a fire at an abandoned car wash in San Bernardino admitted to setting it, San Bernardino County fire officials said. Renee Hernandez Jr., 30, of San Bernardino was living in the vacant Happy Boy Car Wash in the 500 block of North Flores Street when the fire broke out, according to a county fire news release.

Fontana man accused of stealing from park snack bars |Aug 15, 2017

A 22-year-old Fontana resident has been arrested on suspicion of committing numerous burglaries at community park snack bars in Fontana, Rancho Cucamonga and Rialto, according to a Fontana police news release.

Stun gun used on Victorville transient who attempted to hit deputy, police say |Aug 15, 2017

A San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy deployed a stun gun on a 28-year-old Victorville transient who attempted to break into a business and tried to hit the deputy on Monday, Aug. 14, according to a sheriff’s news release.

Victorville man accused of sexual abuse involving a child |Aug 15, 2017

A 61-year-old Victorville resident has been arrested on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under age 14 and authorities suspect there may be more victims, according to a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department news release.

Man suspected of shooting another man in the throat in Highland |Aug 14, 2017

HIGHLAND >> There was a Sunday morning shooting after two men got into a fight when one of them was kept from taking his father to church because the other had blocked his apartment house’s driveway with his car, according to a San Bernardino County sheriff’s news release.

San Bernardino car wash fire deemed suspicious, person of interest detained |Aug 14, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> Investigators detained a person they believe may be responsible for a structure fire Monday at an abandoned San Bernardino car wash. San Bernardino County firefighters were called shortly before 3:30 p.

Man behind wheel in fatal crash at white nationalist protest called Germany ‘the fatherland’ |Aug 14, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A man accused of ramming his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia was denied bond Monday after the public defender’s office said it couldn’t represent him and the judge was forced to find a local attorney to fill in.

Person with meth arrested during Rialto school traffic safety sweep |Aug 14, 2017

RIALTO >> Even with three Rialto police officers already writing tickets for three motorists for various traffic infractions near Kolb Middle School on Monday morning, a dark-colored compact car rolled through a posted stop sign in order for the driver to drop a child off.