The National Weather Service says a possible tornado touched down in the Lake Elsinore area yesterday. The twister was spotted Sunday afternoon around 4:30 along Highway 74, just west of the 15 Freeway. At least a dozen power poles were knocked down along Menifee Road in Menifee. A second possible tornado was also spotted, but didn’t touch down. The extreme weather toppled power poles, tore roofing off homes and sparked over a dozen small fires. A man was reporteldy struck by lightning in Big Bear but his condition is not known. There is a possibility of more volatile weather and thunderstorms today.
A 12 year old boy accidentally shot an 11 year old girl at a home in Angelus Oaks yesterday. The girl is listed in good condition. Police are trying to determoine how the boy got the gun and if it had been properly stored..
Gas prices have skyrocketed over the last week, in part due to a fire at a refinery in Richmond.. In the Inland Empire, drivers are paying about four-dollars-and-seven-cents a gallon, 22 cents higher than one week ago.
The 2012 Summer Games have come to an end after the closing ceremony last night that included performances from George Michael, the Spice Girls and The Who. The U-S finished the Olympics with the most medals at a 104 including 46 gold.
NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson is looking for work. The Miami Dolphins announced last night that the team has terminated the 34-year-old Johnson’s contract, a day after he was arrested on a domestic violence charge.
Jennifer Aniston is ready to give marriage another try. A rep for Aniston is engaged to boyfriend Justin Theroux.
August 13, 2012 at 5:52 am | Local News | No comment