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February 15, 2017
STATEMENT: Detectives are investigating what led up to the shooting death of an Ontario man. On February 14, 2017 at approximately 12:10 pm, police received a call of a shooting victim in the street in the 900 block of S. Magnolia Ave. Officers quickly arrived on the scene and were told by neighbors that the suspect, later identified as Alberto Luna, was last seen running west of the location. Luna tossed the gun in a neighborhood yard as he fled. Moments later, residents at 1309 W. Mission Blvd. started calling saying that a man was trying to break into an apartment in the complex... Read More
February 13, 2017
On Saturday, March 25, at 9:30 AM the Ontario City Library will host the 7th annual Teen Book Fest, where teens and books meet, at Colony High Branch Library & Colony High School.  Attendees will have the opportunity to meet 15 of today’s best young adult authors through a series of keynote presentations, breakout sessions and more.  The event will kick off with three keynote speakers and continue into the afternoon with multiple author panels.  Keynotes will feature critically acclaimed authors Elana K. Arnold (“Infandous”), Julie Buxbaum (“Tell Me Three Things... Read More
February 13, 2017
An Ontario man was arrested early Monday morning after attempting to rape a jogger in the Creekside area of Ontario. On Sunday, February 12, 2017 at approximately 4:43 P.M., A 17 year old female was attacked while jogging through the green belt area in the Creekside residential community of Ontario. The suspect (later identified as 24-year-old Christopher Collins of Ontario) tackled the victim and pinned her to the ground, while he attempted to remove her clothing. The female victim fought back causing Collins to flee on foot from the location. During the course of the investigation... Read More
February 12, 2017
An Inland Empire man is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon on federal charges of aiming the beam of a laser at an Ontario Police Department helicopter. Asarel Felix Lombera, 28, who resides in Fontana, but lived in Ontario at the time of the offense, has agreed to plead guilty to the felony offense of aiming a laser at an aircraft. He is scheduled to make his initial appearance this afternoon in United States District Court in Los Angeles. When Lombera was charged in December, prosecutors also filed a plea agreement in which the defendant admitted that he pointed a laser at... Read More
February 12, 2017
Ontario Police are investigating a hit-and-run traffic collision in which a vehicle stuck a 55 year-old woman. Investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver of the vehicle. The collision occurred on February 9th, 2017 at 6:07 PM, in the intersection of Vesta Street and San Antonio Avenue. The victim sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken by helicopter to a local hospital. The driver of the suspect vehicle is believed to be a White or Hispanic male with dark hair, 20 – 30 years of age. The suspect vehicle was described as a red or maroon, 90’s model... Read More
February 6, 2017
The Ontario Mayor and City Council hosted a variety of public and private organizations as well as members of the community to dedicate the completion of the landscape renovations at the Ontario Museum of History & Art today. The landscape renovations transformed 2.4 acres of water-consuming turf and asphalt parking lot, on the grounds of the Museum, into a sustainable outdoor education garden with multiple environmental, economic, health and social benefits. This project, funded by an Urban Greening Project for Sustainable Communities Grant, was completed in four months. The... Read More

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