5-year-old safe; father booked for assault on two others
BARSTOW • A Barstow man was arrested after allegedly pulling a handgun on a 14-year-old and his father during an argument over the whereabouts of his then-missing 5-year-old son, authorities said.
Pete Quintana, 41, is due at Victorville Superi... Full story
BARSTOW • For John Lee, a medically retired veteran of the National Guard, one early morning last November began as any other.
At about 7 a.m. he was on his third cup of coffee and reading the newspaper in his garage when he saw a column of smo... Full story
Multiple departments involved in three-day exercises
BARSTOW • Local firefighters took to a P Street desert hilltop Tuesday for Low Angle Rope Rescue Operations training — the first such effort to expand department-wide in at least six years, according to Barstow Fire Protection District Cap... Full story
Cyclists (from left to right) Kevin Jiang, Branden Harron and Adam Cooper from the non-profit organization Push America ride through the desert on their way to Barstow on Monday. The Journey of Hope ride is an annual 12,000 mile cross-country bicycle... Full story
BARSTOW • Medicare eligible, senior-aged military veterans may disproportionately be making costly Medicare mistakes, according to initial results of a study conducted by the company 65 Incorporated.
About 75 percent of survey respondents said ... Full story
McElroy alleged to have struck boyfriend several times, police say
BARSTOW • A Barstow woman is due in court Tuesday after she was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, alleged by police to have bludgeoned her elderly boyfriend with a baseball bat during an argument.
Carolyn McElroy, 45, is suspected of s... Full story
HINKLEY • Fireworks were blamed for a weekend fire in Hinkley which burned a quarter of an acre field adjacent to a dairy farm, according to San Bernardino County Fire Department Spokeswoman Tracey Martinez.
A vegetation fire on the 25700 block... Full story
BARSTOW • A two-agency probation sweep resulted in the arrest of a Barstow man wanted in a knifepoint robbery at an apartment last month, authorities said.
Demetrius “Panic” Porter, 23, is due in court next Monday, court records sho... Full story
CIMA • A man pulled by authorities out of a burning vehicle following a solo crash Friday night on Interstate 15 near Cima Road later died from his injuries, according to a California Highway Patrol news release.
A fellow motorist had earlier r... Full story
BARSTOW • The Barstow Senior Citizen Center began serving leftovers on Friday as a direct result of automatic federal budget cuts, according to one center official.
The Senior Center provides a daily weekday lunch meal to 85-115 adults through ... Full story