Updated at the bottom with complete audio of the show. First posted at 12:53 a.m.
KPFK (90.7 FM) says it probably has the last interview given to the press by Rodney King, who drowned June 17 in his backyard pool in Rialto.
The interview will air this morning and stream on its website at 7 a.m., a ... More >>
Rodney King's fiancee is reportedly saying the 47-year-old was smoking weed before his death yesterday morning.
But don't blame it on the marijuana just yet.
While cannabis is a depressant, Cynthia Kelley also told friends, according to TMZ, that he had been drinking -- a lot.
King had a long an ... More >>
Rodney King, whose beating by Los Angeles police helped spark the 1992 riots, died early this morning in an apparent drowning, police said. He was 47.
His fiancee found him unconcious in the swimming pool of his Rialto home about 5:25 a.m., Capt. Randy DeAnda told City News Service.
Cops said he w ... More >>
Don't say they didn't warn you.
Federal authorities today seem to be making an example of the folks behind an Inland Empire chain of marijuana dispensaries run under the banner of G3 Holistic.
Six people were indicted and then arrested today in connection with what the U.S. Attorney's Office in Lo ... More >>
Los Angeles chefs made a strong showing among the semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Awards, which were announced today.
Local nominees for the Best Chef, Pacific award include Josef Centeno (Lazy Ox Canteen), Michael Cimarusti (Providence), David Feau (The Royce at the Langham), Matt Molina (M ... More >>
Marvin Norwood.Former baseball manager Yogi Berra uttered the immortal words "deja vu all over again," and, well, you have to wonder if that phrase applies to the prosecution of two men accused in the near-fatal beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow at Dodger Stadium.
Reports from t ... More >>
Kim DaviesWhy go to the beach when the beach will come to you? Literally. Slowly: A fraction of an inch at a time.
A new report says that by the mid point of this decade sea level will be a foot and a half higher. That, in our view, could be devastating to the way-too-close-to-the-beach deve ... More >>
Louie Sanchez, 29Marvin Norwood, 30Update: To be clear, the criminal complaint against Sanchez and Norwood alleges that the suspects "did cut and disable the tongue, and put out an eye," but the District Attorney's Office says Stow did not actually lose either his tongue or eye. More d ... More >>
zazzle.comTalk about a naughty school girl. With handcuffs, no less.
As if the L.A. County Probation Department doesn't have enough problems comes word that an officer allegedly applied for federal student aid she didn't appear to need and pocketed more than $135,000.
According to the U.S. ... More >>
Andy ClymerLittle, money, lots of burn in this case, it would seem.
FBI agents today arrested a Rialto cop and an Orange County defense attorney for allegedly taking cash for a defendant in exchange for telling prosecutors he was an informant who deserves easy treatment.
The alleged bribe w ... More >>
A. ScattergoodJoseph Mahon in the Bastide kitchen
The trajectory of a fine dining chef these days is circuitous -- see: Ludo Lefebvre -- more often than not encompassing pit-stops, pop-ups, food trucks, food festivals, fried chicken epiphanies, grilled cheese sandwich trophies, then back to b ... More >>
Facebook28-year-old Jamie JonesA double accident on the 210 East in the wee hours this morning took the life of 28-year-old Jamie Angelina Jones, a Rialto resident who had been riding in the passenger seat of a 2008 Kia.
California Highway Patrol officers tell City News Service that, at abou ... More >>
Google MapsA young man was killed at this Taco Bell drive-thru.Updated after the jump: Police say they have their man.
There's a fast food killer on the loose in Southern California, and cops say he might have hit eight restaurants and convenience stores in the Inland Empire.
The latest cri ... More >>
A suit alleges police in Rialto did more than protect and serve.Boy, things are getting dirty in the Inland Empire. And we're not just talking about the action around the stripper pole at the Rialto Spearmint Rhino, where, it's alleged, on-duty cops picked up employees and took them to their ... More >>
Last week we told you about the white supremacist Daniel Schruender, who claims to be a retired teacher, running for the governing board of the Rialto Unified School District.
Thankfully, a bunch of candidates have filed to run for the two open seats, giving Rialto residents -- most of who ... More >>
A woman who set off a firestorm by alleging on-duty Rialto police had sex with strippers in a union hall has filed a $500,000 claim against the city that also claims that the cops had group sex with the woman.
The details emerged in a report in the San Bernardino Sun Friday. The claimant, Na ... More >>
We here at The Informer connect dots. Reading through our copious Friday content, we noticed that on the same day a white supremacist seems all but assured of winning a spot on the Rialto school board, a stripper has filed a lawsuit claiming she had sex -- sometimes group sex -- with Rialto ... More >>