Waterman Canyon Fires

San Bernardino, CA, March 21, 2013 - Five suspicious fires in Waterman Canyon above San Bernardino were quickly knocked down Thursday afternoon and a suspect has been taken into custody. Initially, it was unclear what charges Jaried Escobedo will face. The 27-year-old from San Bernardino was treated for injuries he sustained when he was trying to … [Read more...]

Suspect on the loose after Yucaipa shooting

Brian David Forrett 664.187 Yucaipa

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 2, 2013 - Local sheriffs are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted for the attempted murder of a peace officer. On Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11:19 a.m. a deputy from the Yucaipa station responded to a report of an unwanted person, and was met with gunfire.  The suspect also rammed the patrol car with his … [Read more...]

Sheriff Schedules Press Conference

San Bernardino,  CA, February 13, 2013 - Sheriff John McMahon will be having a press conference at  4:00 p.m. today, February 13th. The press conference will be held at Sheriff’s Headquarters located at 655 E. Third Street in San Bernardino.  Information regarding the Christopher Dorner investigation will be released at that time. Identities … [Read more...]

Shootout: 1 deputy killed, 1 wounded, sources tell L.A. Times

From The Los Angeles Times One of the deputies involved in a gun battle Tuesday afternoon with fugitive former police officer Christopher Dorner has died of his wounds, law enforcement sources told The Times. The San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, … [Read more...]

Dorner Manhunt Intensifies In The Big Bear Area

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 12, 2013 - According to the Press Enterprise all mountain roads are closed, including Highway 18, 330 and Highway 38,” Sheriff’s spokeswoman Cindy Bachman said. “No one’s coming off the mountain and no one’s getting off.” No injuries have been reported. Shortly after 12:30, a woman called to report she was … [Read more...]

Manhunt Continues in the Big Bear Area

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 8, 2013 - The Public Information Officer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department says ground crews will continue searching for fugitive Christopher Dorner on Saturday and keep evaluating the situation. In addition to searching the forest where his vehicle was found, armed crews have been methodically … [Read more...]

Missing Friends Found Safe

Joshua Tree National Park, CA, November 28, 2012 - Helen Melnyk and her friend Tony Nosow have been found after spending four nights stranded in the desert. They were rescued by helicopter after walking five miles before getting cell phone service to call 911. California Highway Patrol aircraft crew, rangers and volunteers searched about 1,200 … [Read more...]

Search For Missing Couple

Helen Melnyk

Joshua Tree National Park, CA, November 27, 2012 - The search is expected to continue today for Helen Melnyk, reported missing over the weekend in Joshua Tree National Park. According to members of the family, 56 year-old Helen Melnyk hasn’t been seen since Saturday morning when she went off-roading in the park with a 59 year-old friend … [Read more...]

Devore Fire 100% Contained

San Bernardino, CA, November 6, 2012, 6:30pm - Firefighters have contained the Devore Fire as of 6pm on Tuesday November 6, 2012. Fire crews will continue to improve fire control lines around the perimeter of the fire area and knock down hot spots within the fire area. Caltrans crews replaced damaged guardrails along the southbound lanes of … [Read more...]

Devore Fire Update

San Bernardino, CA, November 5, 2012, 8:50pm - Firefighters quickly responded to the report of a wildfire in Cajon Pass just before 11:00 am on Monday. The Devore Fire started at 10:55 am and it burned 350 acres north of the Kenwood Exit on Interstate 15. Firefighters from the US Forest Service, CalFire, San Bernardino County Fire, and several … [Read more...]