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Mechanics Say Gas Theft A Common Problem In The Desert Video included

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There's a simple crime that is common here in the Coachella Valley. Gasoline thieves are draining car and truck tanks, and it has never been easier. 

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Gas Station Food Safety

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It's something most people rarely think about, the safety of gas station food. But after one man died and nine others got sick from botulism contaminated cheese sauce, some are wondering if the snack they eat when the stop to pump gas is safe? 

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Indio

Trivago Names Indio as Emerging Travel Destination Video included

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Palm Springs is well known around the world. But now the website Trivago says Indio is an emerging travel destination.

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Palm Desert

Fighting to Fight: Women in the Military, Part 1 Video included

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It has been one year since combat roles opened up to all women in the military including the Marine Corps infantry. But, just as women were signing up as grunts for the first time in history a scandal rocked the institution. 

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Coachella

Update: Extensive Search Continues for Missing Couple

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Police sought the public's help in locating a couple who have been missing since Wednesday after leaving the Coachella Valley in a car found abandoned on the side of a freeway in Beaumont.

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Palm Springs

City of Palm Springs Looks For Community Input on New Downtown Park, Survey Available

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A new downtown community park is in development and the City Council is looking for citizen input about what kind of park concept residents and stakeholders hope to see move forward. 

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Coachella

Driver Whose Mom Killed in Crash Faces Murder, Vehicular Manslaughter, DUI Counts

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Murder, DUI gross vehicular manslaughter and other charges were filed today against an Arizona man accused causing a Coachella freeway
crash that killed his passenger.

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Man Stabbed in Chest at Indio Homeless Shelter, Suspect in Custody Video included

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A man was stabbed twice today at an Indio homeless shelter, and a fellow transient was taken into custody and booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

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Indio

Two Men in Stolen SUV Elude Capture After Leading Police on Chase, Abandoning Jeep

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Two men who led Indio police on a short pursuit in a stolen SUV Tuesday were being sought after abandoning the vehicle and fleeing on foot.

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Working in the Heat

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These guys aren't sweating the blistering heat today. Temperatures have already reached triple digits several times in the month of May. Landscaper, Eddie Gossman says his profession is a commodity during this time of the year. 

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Riverside County

Manuel Perez Begins Duties as District Supervisor

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V. Manuel Perez, who started work today as Riverside County's Fourth District supervisor following a ceremonial swearing-in, vowed to work hard to gain the ``support and vote of confidence'' of his constituents -- including those with whom he may have disagreed in the past.

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Riverside Memorial Honors Fallen Palm Springs Officers Video included

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Palm Springs Police Officer Jose "Gil" Vega and Officer Lesley Zerebny were shot and killed responding to a domestic violence call October 8th, 2016.

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Waste to Energy Proposal Video included

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According to the United Nations Environmental group, organic waste is the second highest kind of trash filling up our landfills. But Alibaba Farzaneh from Cathedral City man says he wants to turn that trash into something we use everyday, energy, "Everything that comes out from the food and trees and vegetables will be turned into money."  He says he already bought one machine that converts that matter into natural gas or energy and will present that idea to the ...

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Riverside County

Widow of Former Riverside County Supervisor Makes Formal Endorsement

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Palm Desert Mayor Jan Harnik announced today that Sheryl Benoit, wife of the late Supervisor John J. Benoit, has joined other community leaders in supporting her campaign to represent the 4th District of Riverside County. 

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  • Weather

    Viewer Weather Photos (Week of 5-8-17)

    Viewer Weather Photos (Week of 5-8-17)

    Sunday, May 21 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-05-22 03:49:09 GMT

    Take a peek at all of our beautiful viewer photos from the week! Do you have a photo you'd like to share with us? Send it to us: myphoto@KMIR.com. We might use it on air in one of our newscasts. Then, visit KMIR.com every Friday to see all of our photo submissions from the entire week.

    Take a peek at all of our beautiful viewer photos from the week! Do you have a photo you'd like to share with us? Send it to us: myphoto@KMIR.com. We might use it on air in one of our newscasts. Then, visit KMIR.com every Friday to see all of our photo submissions from the entire week.

  • Palm Springs

    "That Pink Door": Selfie Station and Architectural Art

    "That Pink Door": Selfie Station and Architectural Art

    Sunday, May 14 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-05-14 19:56:02 GMT

    A popular social media hashtag, a place to take selfies, and a modernista must-see in Palm Springs.

    A popular social media hashtag, a place to take selfies, and a modernista must-see in Palm Springs.

  • Palm Desert

    Relay For Life Kicks Off in Palm Desert

    Relay For Life Kicks Off in Palm Desert

    Sunday, May 7 2017 1:52 AM EDT2017-05-07 05:52:35 GMT

    Volunteers, cancer survivors and concerned citizens were invited to the American Cancer Society’s “Relay For Life of Palm Desert Kickoff” on Saturday at Palm Desert City Hall. The event had food, fun, raffle tickets and entertainment including Hawaiian dancers.

    Volunteers, cancer survivors and concerned citizens were invited to the American Cancer Society’s “Relay For Life of Palm Desert Kickoff” on Saturday at Palm Desert City Hall. The event had food, fun, raffle tickets and entertainment including Hawaiian dancers.

  • Weather Photos

    Viewer Weather Photos (Week of 5-1-17)

    Viewer Weather Photos (Week of 5-1-17)

    Friday, May 5 2017 10:46 PM EDT2017-05-06 02:46:35 GMT
    Take a peek at all of our beautiful viewer photos from the week! Do you have a photo you'd like to share with us? Send it to us: myphoto@KMIR.com. We might use it on air in one of our newscasts. Then, visit KMIR.com every Friday to see all of our photo submissions from the entire week.
    Take a peek at all of our beautiful viewer photos from the week! Do you have a photo you'd like to share with us? Send it to us: myphoto@KMIR.com. We might use it on air in one of our newscasts. Then, visit KMIR.com every Friday to see all of our photo submissions from the entire week.
  • Indio

    Stagecoach Festival Goers Keep the Party Alive

    Stagecoach Festival Goers Keep the Party Alive

    Sunday, April 30 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-04-30 20:32:23 GMT

    While wristbands didn't sell out this year thousands still carried on their tradition of RV camping in the desert. 

    While wristbands didn't sell out this year thousands still carried on their tradition of RV camping in the desert. 

  • Bermuda Dunes

    Weed Bus Parked At Valley School Upsets Community, School Issues Statement

    Weed Bus Parked At Valley School Upsets Community, School Issues Statement

    Monday, April 17 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-04-17 23:37:24 GMT

    One logo is sounding off alarms for some community members at James Monroe Elementary School. 

    One logo is sounding off alarms for some community members at James Monroe Elementary School. 

  • Palm Springs

    Tax Day Marches Call On President Trump To Release Income Tax Returns

    Tax Day marches call on Trump to release income tax returns

    Five tax day marches are scheduled across the San Francisco Bay Area Saturday in protest of President Donald Trump refusing to release his tax returns.

    Five tax day marches are scheduled across the San Francisco Bay Area Saturday in protest of President Donald Trump refusing to release his tax returns.

  • Indio

    Concert Goers And Locals React To First Day Of Coachella

    Concert Goers And Locals React To First Day Of Coachella

    Friday, April 14 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-04-15 03:02:33 GMT

    More than one hundred thousand music fans made their way to the Empire Polo Fields for the first day and night of Coachella Music and Arts Festival. While concert-goers will have fun singing along with Lady Gaga, some desert locals are singing a different tune.  
     

    More than one hundred thousand music fans made their way to the Empire Polo Fields for the first day and night of Coachella Music and Arts Festival. While concert-goers will have fun singing along with Lady Gaga, some desert locals are singing a different tune.  
     

  • Palm Springs

    Valley Residents "Run For Ike" To Remember Fallen K-9 Officer

    Valley Residents "Run For Ike" To Remember Fallen K-9 Officer

    Saturday, April 1 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-04-01 19:29:28 GMT

    Hundreds of our valley neighbors ventured out to Palm Springs Police headquarters early Saturday morning to "Run For Ike." In it's 7th year, the "Run For Ike" 5K charity race is held in Palm Springs to honor one of the cities fallen K-9 officers, Ike who was killed in the line of duty in 2011.

    Hundreds of our valley neighbors ventured out to Palm Springs Police headquarters early Saturday morning to "Run For Ike." In it's 7th year, the "Run For Ike" 5K charity race is held in Palm Springs to honor one of the cities fallen K-9 officers, Ike who was killed in the line of duty in 2011.

  • Desert Hot Springs

    Desert Hot Springs Murder Victim Identified by Coroner's

    Desert Hot Springs Murder Victim Identified by Coroner's

    Friday, March 31 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-04-01 00:21:10 GMT

    One man is dead tonight after being shot in a Desert Hot Springs neighborhood. The shooting occurred at 6th Street and Cactus Drive, the same location where another man was found dead earlier in the week.

    One man is dead tonight after being shot in a Desert Hot Springs neighborhood. The shooting occurred at 6th Street and Cactus Drive, the same location where another man was found dead earlier in the week.

  • SportsMore>>

  • First ever Jansen Cup to tee off at Desert Willow Golf Resort

    Monday, May 22 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-05-23 02:41:53 GMT

    FootGolf. It's exactly as it sounds. The combination of soccer and golf, on a golf course. Although it may sound new to you, the sport is nothing new to Desert Willow Golf Resort in Palm Desert, as it is home to the American FootGolf League. "Desert Willow brought in FootGolf a couple of years ago and they just thought it was a great fit,” explained Laura Balestrini, President of American FootGolf League. “They actually reached out to us and asked if we wanted to hav...

    FootGolf. It's exactly as it sounds. The combination of soccer and golf, on a golf course. Although it may sound new to you, the sport is nothing new to Desert Willow Golf Resort in Palm Desert, as it is home to the American FootGolf League. "Desert Willow brought in FootGolf a couple of years ago and they just thought it was a great fit,” explained Laura Balestrini, President of American FootGolf League. “They actually reached out to us and asked if we wanted to hav...

  • A Night of Boxing in Palm Springs

    A Night of Boxing in Palm Springs

    Friday, May 19 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-05-20 02:57:27 GMT
    The Palm Springs Boxing Gala – 2nd Edition by Liveco Boxing is back and it's a little different than a traditional boxing event. "A little bit more of a night out on the town, same professional boxing but just in something that gives people the opportunity to go out and have a fun night, drinks, and friends,” Marketing Director Jessica Levin said. “It’s good for people that are boxing fans or just locals looking for something exciting to do" Boxers ...
    The Palm Springs Boxing Gala – 2nd Edition by Liveco Boxing is back and it's a little different than a traditional boxing event. "A little bit more of a night out on the town, same professional boxing but just in something that gives people the opportunity to go out and have a fun night, drinks, and friends,” Marketing Director Jessica Levin said. “It’s good for people that are boxing fans or just locals looking for something exciting to do" Boxers ...
  • My Thai Athlete of the Year Nominees

    My Thai Athlete of the Year Nominees

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-05-19 19:34:55 GMT

    Every Thursday, we have honored a local high school athlete as our My Thai Athlete of the Week but with only a few weeks left of school, it's time to find our My Thai Athlete of the Year. In no order, here are the four nominees: Palm Desert senior, Anthony Mantanona. The four-year high school wrestler didn't go a season without claiming an individual DVL title and a CIF-SS divisional crown.  To go out with a bang, Mantanona finished his senior season undefeated and claimed ...

    Every Thursday, we have honored a local high school athlete as our My Thai Athlete of the Week but with only a few weeks left of school, it's time to find our My Thai Athlete of the Year. In no order, here are the four nominees: Palm Desert senior, Anthony Mantanona. The four-year high school wrestler didn't go a season without claiming an individual DVL title and a CIF-SS divisional crown.  To go out with a bang, Mantanona finished his senior season undefeated and claimed ...

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