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Documented gang member arrested in Redlands in shooting of 12-year-old Victorville girl |Aug 11, 2017

A 26-year-old documented gang member accused in the shooting death of a 12-year-old girl in Victorville was arrested in Redlands on Thursday night, sheriff’s officials said Friday.

Man shot, wounded in San Bernardino - then drives himself to the hospital |Aug 12, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> A San Bernardino man was shot and wounded Saturday night – and he drove himself to the hospital, police said. By 9 p.m. Saturday, police had cordoned off a portion of the 3500 block of 20th Street in San Bernardino.

How San Bernardino turned blighted property into a ‘gem’ |Aug 11, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> After years as a burnt eyesore requiring regular calls for police and other service, city officials say the latest property to go through their RENU program is a “gem” — and it’s up for sale.

Yorba Linda couple identified as hikers found dead near Amboy Crater |Aug 12, 2017

AMBOY >> A Yorba Linda couple hiking in the Mojave Desert were found dead Saturday near the Amboy Crater — where authorities believe the air temperature was 113 degrees. Gen Miake, 60 and Kathie Barber, 58, were found by a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department helicopter crew 1 to 2 miles east of the trailhead to the crater, “approximately 100 yards from one another in the open desert with no shade,” according to a Sheriff’s Department news release.

Puppy recovering after being found with burns, broken jaw in San Bernardino |Aug 12, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> A 4-month-old Labrador puppy found with acid burns, an infection in one of its eyes and a jaw that was fractured in multiple places was recovering Saturday, Aug. 12, after a good Samaritan found it in front of a San Bernardino elementary school earlier this week, an animal rescue official said.

Speeding car seen in viral video causing chain-reaction crash on 10 Freeway in Colton |Aug 11, 2017

COLTON >> A vehicle seen on dashcam footage striking a BMW — sending that vehicle under a tractor-trailer along the 10 Freeway in Colton — has been recovered, California Highway Patrol officers said Friday.

Motorcyclist killed in crash on 10 Freeway in San Bernardino |Aug 13, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> A motorcyclist was killed Sunday morning in a crash on the westbound 10 Freeway in San Bernardino. The single-vehicle crash was reported at 5:06 a.m. west of Waterman Avenue, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.

Yucaipa arson suspect was a fire explorer — but dropped out, officials say |Aug 11, 2017

A Yucaipa man charged with arson in a spate of fires in the San Bernardino Mountains and foothills had participated in a fire explorer program through the Boy Scouts of America and San Manuel Fire Department, officials have confirmed.

Caltrans has 1,100 jobs to fill. Here’s why |Aug 11, 2017

Looking for a job? Caltrans says it’s hiring. The state’s department of transportation announced Friday that it’s looking to fill more than 1,100 open positions. The department is planning a series of career fairs across the state to recruit potential employees.

What the consulate has planned for Mexican Independence Day in the Inland Empire |Aug 11, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> The Consulate of Mexico in San Bernardino joined Friday with community leaders to announce that a Mexican Independence Day celebration will be held for the first time in Moreno Valley.

Firefighters work in darkness to battle wash fire in Highland |Aug 12, 2017

A wash fire near Highland Avenue and Victoria Avenue in Highland prompted a response from 45 firefighters from three departments. The blaze, about a mile south of the San Manuel Casino, is not threatening any structures, said San Bernardino County Battalion Chief Chris Gorman.

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.

The possible downfall of cleaning the air, according to JPL study |Aug 13, 2017

Can smog be beneficial? A new study says yes, sort of. Tiny pieces of air pollution — also called fine particulates — contribute to human cases of asthma, lung disease, even premature death and therefore are a target for removal by state and federal air quality agencies looking to protect public health.

3 arrested on felony warrants in homeless ‘commune’ in Highland |Aug 12, 2017

HIGHLAND>>Three men at a homeless encampment were arrested Saturday for outstanding felony warrants, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department announced. Deputies went to the Santa Ana River between Interstate 210 and Palm Avenue and Alabama Street, after receiving reports that homeless people were driving vehicles to the camps, and were possibly involved with criminal activity, a statement released Saturday said.

The incredible journey of Chachi, a lost Yucaipa dog who survived nearly 2 weeks in the forest |Aug 11, 2017

Chachi, where are you? Come back, little Chachi! Bill Wackerman of Yucaipa was desperately searching for his dog. He had taken a trip in his motorhome to Northern California near the end of June, accompanied by his three dogs, but on the way, lost Chachi, his smallest dog, a 3-year-old Chihuahua.

Apple Valley pursuit reaches 100 mph; crash leaves driver in grave condition |Aug 11, 2017

APPLE VALLEY >> A man is fighting for his life after he crashed the car he was driving while fleeing from deputies, sheriff’s officials announced Friday. Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Friday, a sergeant assigned to the San Bernardino County sheriff’s Apple Valley station attempted to pull over a 2004 Honda sedan near Bear Valley and Mohawk roads, according to a sheriff’s news release.

Closing arguments to begin in San Bernardino County Colonies corruption trial |Aug 11, 2017

After a one-month hiatus, closing arguments are scheduled to begin Monday in the Colonies public corruption trial in San Bernardino.

Franchisee finds a way get Rally’s fast food to San Bernardino even faster |Aug 14, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> Malik Hashim has a new San Bernardino restaurant under construction. When he wants to visit it, he goes to Los Angeles. Hashim is a franchisee of Checkers & Rally’s, a quick service chain with more than 800 restaurants serving burgers, chicken wings and seasoned fries.

Registered sex-offender suspected of giving teen girls drugs, alcohol in Joshua Tree |Aug 11, 2017

JOSHUA TREE >> A registered sex offender was arrested Thursday after he reportedly gave two runaway girls drugs and alcohol in Joshua Tree, San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials said Friday.

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.

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.

Citrus Valley High community remembers Nelson Natividad |Aug 14, 2017

REDLANDS >> Fighter. That’s how friends and family of Nelson Natividad described the 16-year-old whose battle with myeloid leukemia came to an end Sunday.

Yucca Valley woman suspected of stabbing 2 people |Aug 11, 2017

YUCCA VALLEY >> Deputies arrested a woman Thursday on suspicion of stabbing two people on Aug. 1 in their Yucca Valley home. Ronnie Zink, 23, of Yucca Valley was booked into the Morongo Basin jail on suspicion of attempted murder.

Rancho Cucamonga developer in Colonies bribery trial tells judge he wanted to tell his story |Aug 14, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> Colonies defendant Jeff Burum said Monday as trial resumed in the marathon San Bernardino County bribery case that he wanted to “tell my story” as a witness, but the prosecution’s lengthy case raised concerns that jurors, sitting well past the forecast six months of trial, might be lost.

Four injured in 3-vehicle crash in Highland |Aug 14, 2017

HIGHLAND >> Four people were hospitalized after a violent three-vehicle crash Monday morning in Highland. A Nissan sedan and Honda Passport crashed shortly before 9 a.m. at the intersection of Pacific and Victoria avenues, sending the Nissan into a gas station marquee, according to a San Bernardino County sheriff’s news release.

Why did the inflatable chicken with Trump’s hair cross the road? To get to a local protest |Aug 11, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> You don’t have to go to Washington, D.C., to see a giant inflatable chicken with Donald Trump-like hair.

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.

Rallies in Temecula, Redlands, Riverside to ‘stand in solidarity with Charlottesville’ |Aug 13, 2017

A spirit of solidarity brought Inland residents together Sunday as they sought to counter the hatred and violence that erupted the day before in Charlottesville, Virginia. Rallies were held Sunday morning in Temecula and in the afternoon in Redlands, and a candlelight vigil is planned for evening in downtown Riverside.

San Bernardino nonprofit founder Kim Carter wins pardon recommendation |Aug 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO >> Kim Carter has dedicated half of her life to giving fresh starts to women and children while she herself was held back by the crimes of the first half of her life. That didn’t stop her from helping more than 1,000 people or earning recognition as one of the

Yucca Valley man suspected of killing girlfriend’s father over money, authorities say |Aug 13, 2017

YUCCA VALLEY >> A 23-year-old man has been jailed on suspicion of killing his girlfriend’s father, whose body was found in a vehicle in Pioneertown last weekend, authorities announced Sunday.

How to get ‘Hamilton’ tickets for only $10 each |Aug 11, 2017

A digital lottery for “Hamilton” tickets will begin today in conjunction with the Los Angeles dates of the touring production of the Broadway mega-hit. For each performance through the end of the show’s run at the Pantages Theatre, 40 tickets have been set aside to be sold by lottery for $10 each.

The 10 best breweries for craft beer in the Inland Empire |Aug 11, 2017

So. Many. Breweries. The Inland Empire has blossomed with breweries in the last 10 years or so, but which ones are the best? Really, that’s up to you to discover. However, we, your resident beer lovers, put our heads together and came up with our favorites, based on several factors, including the quality and taste of the beers, the friendliness of the staff and whether the taprooms were fun places to hang out and share beers and perhaps even food.

The warnings are clear: Never leave a child in a hot car — ‘not even for a minute’ |Aug 11, 2017

RIVERSIDE >> With temperatures cresting into the 90s on Tuesday, a call about a 3-year-old child being left alone inside of a car could have ended tragically; luckily, the child ended up being OK.

Longtime dance teacher at Fontana’s A.B. Miller High wins $20,000 grant |Aug 15, 2017

FONTANA >> Nicole Robinson never intended to spend 22 years at A.B. Miller High School in the Fontana Unified School District. “I started working here as just kind of this period between college and maybe wanting to pursue some things professionally,” she said.

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.

Newberry Springs man arrested for kidnapping, carjacking |Aug 11, 2017

YERMO >> A Newberry Springs man was arrested for kidnapping, carjacking and parole violations after a Thursday morning parking lot fight. The man, identified as Mark James Wilson, 41, and an unidentified woman, age 64, also from Newberry Springs, were fighting in the parking lot of the Yermo Chevron gas station, a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s office statement said Friday.

San Bernardino County supervisor, chamber president to meet with residents in Crestline |Aug 14, 2017

San Bernardino County Supervisor Janice Rutherford and Crestline/Lake Gregory Chamber of Commerce President Louis Boehle invite residents to join them for breakfast and conversation Friday morning in Crestline.

Virginia officials: White nationalist rally in Charlottesville linked to 3 deaths |Aug 12, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. >> A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting more than a dozen others and ratcheting up tension in a day full of violent confrontations.

Man accused of ramming Charlottesville protesters pictured with racist group |Aug 13, 2017

FLORENCE, Ky. >> The young man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally was fascinated with Nazism, idolized Adolf Hitler, and had been singled out by school officials in the 9th grade for his “deeply held, radical” convictions on race, a former high school teacher said Sunday.

More high school students are taking advanced placement classes, but are they ready for college? |Aug 12, 2017

Two studies released in recent days are worth looking at. One study shows that the number of students taking advantage of high school advanced placement courses has doubled over the past 15 years.

Chances to visit Inland water parks are rapidly drying up |Aug 13, 2017

Summer heat is still with us, but water park season is winding down. Most Inland pools and amusement parks with water slides have stopped operating them on weekdays. And weekends are numbered. Here’s what’s going on.

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

How nuclear attack fears are boosting business at survival stores |Aug 11, 2017

Jeff Daquila’s customers have snatched up the water supplies and freeze-dried foods on sale at his San Pedro surplus store, normally purchased in anticipation of the next big earthquake or a lengthy power outage.

What we know about the Virginia white nationalist rally and aftermath |Aug 12, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. >> The Latest on the white nationalist rally being held in Charlottesville (all times local): 6:35 p.

Banning man identified as motorcyclist killed in San Bernardino crash |Aug 15, 2017

The victim of a solo-vehicle motorcycle crash on Sunday in San Bernardino has been identified as a 24-year-old Banning resident, according to the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office.

Bull? Stocks can’t stave off California pension crisis forever |Aug 13, 2017

Remember 2003? Gray Davis was recalled, porn stars ran for governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger catapulted into office — and California’s state and, for the last time in many, many years, local governments paid more into their pension plans than they owed in outstanding pension debt.

Colonies prosecutor points to ‘secret flow of money’ as closing arguments begin |Aug 15, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO >> Telling jurors that the defendants in the Colonies corruption case “took over San Bernardino County the way ordinary bullies take over schoolyards,” a prosecutor began final arguments Tuesday in the seven-month old trial.

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.

Wildfire near Silverwood Lake halted; Highway 173 still closed |Aug 13, 2017

A small wildfire in the San Bernardino National Forest near Silverwood Lake has a portion of Highway 173 closed, but fire officials said the flames’ spread has been stopped. The Store fire had burned 10 to 12 acres as of 1:10 p.