• Train Car Catches Fire near Banning

    (CNS) – A train car burst into flames near Banning Wednesday before fire crews were able to contain and extinguish it. Fire crews responded at 6:55 a.m. to a train fire near Interstate 10 and Malki Road and found a single unit of the train burning, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Fire crews […]

  • Over 1,000 Arcade Games up for Grabs in Auction at Banning Museum

    (CNS) – More than 1,000 arcade games, including a plethora of pinball machines dating back decades, will be on the auction block starting Friday and through the weekend as the Museum of Pinball in Banning prepares to close its doors for good. The 40,000-square-foot museum will host live and online bids starting at 3 p.m. […]

  • Interstate 10 Fuel Spill Cleanup To Take Two Weeks

    Hazmat cleanup from a fuel tanker rollover on Interstate 10 in Banning is expected to take two weeks or more, Caltrans announced Friday. The eastbound Interstate 10 Hargrave Street on-ramp is expected to be closed for two weeks to clean up fuel that spilled Tuesday during a crash. The solo vehicle crash was reported around […]

  • Tanker Rollover Crash, Fuel Spill Shuts Down I-10 In Banning

    Interstate 10 in Banning was shut down in both directions Tuesday due to a fuel spill caused by a 9,000-gallon tanker truck rollover crash. The solo vehicle crash was reported around 3:30 a.m., prompting the full closure of the I-10 between Ramsey and Eighth streets to remove the wreckage and allow hazardous materials crews to […]

  • Banning fire grows to 200 acres, Prompting Evacuations

    A brush fire erupted Wednesday in a field near a campground and school in Banning, scorching about 200  acres and prompting evacuations as crews worked to encircle the brusher. The non-injury blaze was reported at 2:20 p.m. in the 100 block of Westward Avenue, near San Gorgonio Avenue, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. […]

  • Supervisors Re-Authorize Rental Assistance Program, Add $61 Million in Aid

    The Board of Supervisors Tuesday authorized continuation of the Riverside County Emergency Rental Assistance Program, with $61.63 million in additional funds now available to aid residents impacted by coronavirus public health lockdowns that left them struggling to pay their bills. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board directed the county Department of Housing, Homelessness […]

  • Collision in Banning Kills At Least One

    One person was killed Friday in a collision on the San Bernardino (10) Freeway in Banning, authorities said. Firefighters were called at 3:52 a.m. to the 10 Freeway and Ramsey Street, where they found one vehicle on its side and at least one confirmed fatality, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. There were no […]

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