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Heavy Traffic Expected For Thanksgiving Holiday Video included

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This year a lot of people will have turkey, stuffing and probably a side of holiday traffic. Some will drive to their holiday destinations.

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Palm Springs

Friends Remember Amber Lane, Woman Allegedly Killed by Son

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The Palm Springs community is grieving the loss of 36-year-old Amber Lane. Police said Lane was shot early Monday morning by her son, 19-year-old Brian Conroy. Family and friends of Lane said they are living a nightmare. "You can't possibly imagine. They loved one another just immensely," Guy Garrett said. Garrett is a close friend of Lane's and co-worker at Wangs in the Desert. He said Conroy and his mother were extremely close.  Related: Man Arrested f...

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Indio

Two Women Arrested by Border Patrol Agents for Smuggling Meth Near Indio

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U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested two women last night, suspected of smuggling narcotics in their vehicle. 

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Cathedral City

Man Pleads Guilty to Palm Springs, Cathedral City Apartment Laundry Room Burglary Spree

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A Cathedral City man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a string of break-ins at apartment complex laundry rooms in Palm Springs and Cathedral City, where he stole thousands of dollars in quarters from machines.

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Palm Springs

Man Arrested for Fatally Shooting Mother in Palm Springs

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A woman shot at a Palm Springs home Monday was hospitalized in critical condition, and police were questioning several men. 

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Ocotillo

Border Patrol Arrests Previously Deported Sex Offender

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U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a previously deported sex offender, who illegally entered the United States Sunday morning. 

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs Transgender Day of Remembrance

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A ceremony honoring hundreds of murdered transgender lives over the years is part of Transgender Day of Remembrance. But remembering those transgender lives lost because of violence, resonates throughout the Palm Springs community daily.

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Palm Springs

Gary Oldman to Receive Desert Palm Achievement Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival

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Oldman will receive the award at the 29th annual festival's Jan. 2 Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center. 

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La Quinta

Family Displaced after House Fire in La Quinta

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A house fire in La Quinta Cove leaves a family homeless.

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RECALL ALERT: Trader Joe's Recalls Some Chicken and Turkey Salad Products

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Trader Joe's has recalled several packaged salads because there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside.

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs High School Put on Lock-down After Threat, Police Investigate

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Palm Springs Police Department put Palm Springs High School on lock-down after a threat made possibly by a student Saturday night. 

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Mecca

Wildland Fire Burns an Acre in Mecca

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Firefighters are on scene of a wildland fire burning in Mecca Saturday night.

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Man Accused in Decades-Old Desert Hot Springs Murder of Teen in Custody

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A man accused of gunning down a Desert Hot Springs teen more than two decades ago was in custody Friday in a case recently reopened by Riverside County prosecutors...

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Palm Springs

Kimpton Rowan's First Guest is Palm Springs Royalty Video included

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On Friday's opening day, staff at the Kimpton Rowan Hotel in Downtown Palm Springs gave their first honorary guest a very special welcome.  Kitty Kieley Hayes liked what she saw, "This is a pretty spectacular place, it's very different," she said. Kitty is the great granddaughter of the "Mother of Palm Springs" Nellie Coffman, known for starting the hospitality industry on this very site in 1909 as the owner operator of the Desert Inn. Kitty ... More>>

Cathedral City

Unsolved Candy Cane Lane Shooting Haunts Mother Video included

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This should be a happy time of year for Roxanne, she has a beautiful baby girl, a boyfriend she loves, but this time of year brings back horrible memories.  "I woke up to no David, no baby it was horrible, it was the most horrible thing I could ever experience," she says. On December 19, 2015, Roxanne was days away from giving birth to her first child, a baby boy. She and her then boyfriend 38-year-old David Chavez, did what many do during the holidays, went for a dri...

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Indio

911 System in Palm Springs and Indio Back Up

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 Emergency operations for the Palm Springs and Indio Police Departments is back up and running. For four hours Friday morning, the 911 system was down for Palm Springs and Indio. Sergeant Dan Marshall, with the Indio Police Department, said wireless calls weren't going through around midnight until 4:00 AM. "We were told by our phone company that there was a planned power outage and then that affected all the public service answering points," Marshall sai... More>>

Coachella, CA

TODEC Launches Aggressive Campaign, Calls On Immigrants To Naturalize Video included

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While negotiations between democrats and President Trump over immigration have stalled, here in the Coachella Valley, Training Occupational Development Educating Communities or TODEC, is stepping up their efforts to get things moving.

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Man Previously Convicted of Accessory to Murder Charged With Guns, Drugs Possession Following Palm Springs Arrest

Man Previously Convicted of Accessory to Murder Charged With Guns, Drugs Possession Following Palm Springs Arrest Man Previously Convicted of Accessory to Murder Charged With Guns, Drugs Possession Following Palm Springs Arrest
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An Indio man previously convicted of being an accessory to murder was charged Friday with possession of firearms and ammunition after allegedly being caught with a loaded assault rifle by officers who responded to reports of a brawl in downtown Palm Springs last weekend...

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Driver Hospitalized After Car Goes Over the Side of Highway 74

Driver Hospitalized After Car Goes Over the Side of Highway Driver Hospitalized After Car Goes Over the Side of Highway
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A vehicle plummeted 50 feet over the side of state Route 74 near the Coachella Valley Vista Point Friday, leaving the driver hospitalized with moderate injuries, CHP Officer Mike Radford said.

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Bermuda Dunes

Local Gun Supporter Destroys AR-15

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Chad Vachter has always loved guns. "I think everyone has a right to defend their home, their way of life," he said. Vachter has been a supporter of The Second Amendment since he was young. "I first got into guns when I was a kid hunting with my father," he added. Related: Gun Safety Saves Lives During Holidays Among his prized weapons is an AR-15, but not anymore. Vachter decided to destroy his AR-15 with a sledge hammer. Blow by blow, the semi-au... More>>

Palm Springs

Men Arrested for Alleged Assault Rifle Possession Following Downtown Palm Springs Fight

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On November 12, 2017 at approximately 1:25 am, PSPD officers were dispatched to the 100 block of S Palm Canyon Drive regarding a fight involving several subjects where a firearm was possibly seen.  

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Coachella Valley

KMIR Cares: Bighorn Bam's Miracle on El Paseo

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Every year in November for the past 10 years, one Saturday night close to Thanksgiving is dedicated to a miracle! Several blocks of El Paseo are closed down as it's transformed into a winter wonderland complete with Santa Claus, a huge Christmas tree, lighting, and so much more. Its all part of big horns generous community outreach that has raised over $7 million for breast cancer treatment and research right here on the Coachella Valley. Its the quintessential party with a...

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Palm Desert, CA

15 Walmart Employees Arrested For Embezzlement Through Gift Cards Video included

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A group of employees at the Walmart in Palm Desert were arrested Wednesday for embezzling $25,000 dollars worth of gift cards. 

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Palm Desert

Fifteen Suspects Arrested in Walmart Embezzlement Case

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On November 2, 2017, Deputies from the Palm Desert Business District Team received information regarding an embezzlement involving several employees of the Palm Desert Walmart, located at 34500 Monterey Avenue. 

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Desert Hot Springs

Golf Club and Cat Rescue Worried During Desert Hot Springs Fire Video included

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As fire ripped through dry brush and shrubs on 20th Street in Desert Hot Springs on Tuesday night people were worried about a beloved cat rescue just down the street, Kittyland. 

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Desert Hot Springs

Opening Statements Set in Attempted-Murder Trial

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Opening statements are scheduled today in the attempted- murder trial of a 21-year-old man accused of shooting two people at a Desert Hot Springs skate park. 

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La Quinta

La Quinta Shooting Witness: I Was Playing and Ducked Down

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department are investigating reports of shots fired on Avenida Ramirez near Avenida Montezuma in La Quinta.

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Palm Springs, CA

Neighborhood Group Looks To Force A Vote On Vacation Rentals

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Neighborhood group "Neighbors 4 Neighborhoods" walked into Palm Springs City Hall Wednesday with what they say is enough signatures to force a vote on vacation rentals.

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La Quinta

Student Makes A Difference One Backpack At A Time Video included

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An eighth grader from La Quinta is making a difference one backpack at a time. 

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La Quinta

Jule's Market Says Regulating Service Animals Is Difficult

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Jules Market prides itself on being welcoming. "We just want to be welcoming to families and pets are part of families," said Jeremy Cullifer, the CEO of Jules Market. Cullifer said he used to allow pets into the store because all of the items are pre-packaged.  Related: You Ask. We Investigate.® How to Spot A Real Service Dog However, after a visit from the health department, its lenient pet policy changed. "[The health department] said our po...

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Indio

Indio Police Release Body Camera Footage of Gas Explosion at Indio Apartment

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The Indio Police Department today released footage from the body cameras of two officers who responded to a gas leak at an Indio duplex that triggered an explosion that killed the homeowner and injured one of the officers. On the afternoon of Aug. 8, Officer Nathan Quintana and trainee Officer Israel Campoa responded to a call of a gas odor coming from the duplex in the 44000 block of King Street. Story: One Dead, Officer Released From Hospital After Gas Explosion at Indio Apar... More>>

Indio

Man to Stand Trial for Alleged Child Molestation at La Quinta Daycare Facility

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A man who allegedly molested three young girls at a daycare center run out of his La Quinta home must stand trial on multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault of a minor and lewd acts with a child, a judge ruled Wednesday. John Arledge, 56, is accused of committing the assaults at the now- shuttered ABC Day Care, which was operated out of his home in the 45000 block of Carrie Lane, between between 2002 and 2006, when the youngsters were between 3 and 6 years old, according to the ... More>>

Indio

Man Slated for Sentencing in 18-Year-Old Friend's Shooting Death

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A Cathedral City man is slated to be sentenced to more than four years in prison Wednesday for the accidental shooting death of a friend at the defendant's home. Calvin Villareal, 21, pleaded guilty in August to involuntary manslaughter for the Feb. 15 death of 18-year-old Henry Neri. Story: Cathedral City Approves Marijuana Growing Facility Cathedral City Fire Department paramedics sent to Villareal's residence at 9:16 that night took Neri to Desert Regional Medical Center in... More>>

Desert Hot Springs

Brush Fire in Desert Hot Springs; One Firefighter Suffers Minor Burn Injuries

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At least two brush fires are burning near the intersection of Palm Drive and 20th Avenue in the unincorporated area of Desert Hot Springs.  Firefighters received multiple reports of the fire starting around 4:10 PM at the corner of 20th Avenue and Palm Drive. The fires are around 1/2 mile long and are threatening surrounding structures.  Desert Hot Springs Police Department have shut down Palm Drive and Riverside County Sheriff's Department has closed off 20th Avenue.

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Palm Springs

Drag Queen Sues Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs

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 A well-known entertainer in the desert is now taking on a hotel. Alfie Pettit, known by his stage name Arial Trampway, is filing a lawsuit against the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs, claiming the business discriminated against his DRG BRNCH show at the hotel. 

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Rancho Mirage

Coachella Valley Heroes Honored Video included

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Rescuing and protecting the community from dangerous people and events is all in a day's work for men and women in law enforcement and first responders but during the Peace Officer and Public Safety Luncheon every agency got to award those who go above and beyond the call of duty.

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Coachella Valley Region

NTSB Calls For More Oversight On Sleep Deprived Big-Rig Drivers Video included

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The National Transportation Safety Board is calling on federal transportation officials to re-evaluate how they deal with sleep deprived commercial drivers.

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Cabazon

Morongo Band of Mission Indians Giving Away 10,000 Turkeys

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The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is distributing 10,000 turkeys to help those in need have a Thanksgiving dinner. It is part of the tribe's 32nd annual Thanksgiving Outreach Program. "It makes our hearts warm inside. We're just so blessed that we can give back to people that need this," said Desiree Schunke, the program coordinator. Related: Families Adopt Marines Away From Home For Thanksgiving Dinner The turkeys provide about 200,000 Thanksgiving m... More>>

Indio

Coachella Valley Gang Member Facing Attempted Murder Charges for Cousin's Shooting

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A Coachella Valley gang member who allegedly shot his cousin because he believed the man was speaking with law enforcement was in custody Tuesday on charges of attempted murder and assault with a semi-automatic firearm. Fernando Carlos Lopez, 44, of Coachella, pleaded not guilty Monday to the felony charges stemming from the Nov. 4 shooting that left the victim hospitalized with a gunshot to the back of the head. Police said the man has been released from the hospital. Story: D... More>>

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    Man Arrested for Fatally Shooting Mother in Palm Springs

    Man Arrested for Fatally Shooting Mother in Palm Springs

    Monday, November 20 2017 7:49 PM EST2017-11-21 00:49:37 GMT

    A woman shot at a Palm Springs home Monday was hospitalized in critical condition, and police were questioning several men. 

    A woman shot at a Palm Springs home Monday was hospitalized in critical condition, and police were questioning several men. 

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    Las Vegas Attack Largest Shooting in U.S. History

    Las Vegas Attack Largest Shooting in U.S. History

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 1:17 AM EDT2017-10-04 05:17:51 GMT

    Authorities on Tuesday released the first body camera footage of police responding to the Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas. Officers were seen hunkering down behind a wall facing Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino after an initial volley of shots fired by the gunman later identified as Stephen Paddock.

    Authorities on Tuesday released the first body camera footage of police responding to the Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas. Officers were seen hunkering down behind a wall facing Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino after an initial volley of shots fired by the gunman later identified as Stephen Paddock.

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    Mother Who Nearly Lost Newborn and Son in Hit and Run Crash Wants Driver to Do the Right Thing

    Mother Who Nearly Lost Newborn and Son in Hit and Run Crash Wants Driver to Do the Right Thing

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-09-27 04:05:45 GMT

    Michelle Sanchez looks lovingly at her baby in the neonatal unit, while she can't hold little Ezra because he's so fragile, she feels blessed he's alive, "I want to hold him forever." That's because on Saturday, September 23, just before 8:00 o'clock at night, the family was on their way home from buying some baby clothes when an SUV hit their Jeep. It happened in Indio off of Oleander and Monroe. She was eight months pregnant. "It happened so fa...

    Michelle Sanchez looks lovingly at her baby in the neonatal unit, while she can't hold little Ezra because he's so fragile, she feels blessed he's alive, "I want to hold him forever." That's because on Saturday, September 23, just before 8:00 o'clock at night, the family was on their way home from buying some baby clothes when an SUV hit their Jeep. It happened in Indio off of Oleander and Monroe. She was eight months pregnant. "It happened so fa...

  • Forgive and live: Lessons from a woman with terminal cancer

    Forgive and live: Lessons from a woman with terminal cancer

    For Libby Gaymon, a Cheektowaga woman who is battling a second attack of metastasized breast cancer, time is both friend and foe. Gaymon, 42, makes sure that whenever she is feeling well enough to get out of bed,...

    For Libby Gaymon, a Cheektowaga woman who is battling a second attack of metastasized breast cancer, time is both friend and foe. 

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    Residents Trapped After Flash Flood Tears Through Mobile Home Park

    Residents Trapped After Flash Flood Tears Through Mobile Home Park

    Sunday, September 10 2017 1:24 AM EDT2017-09-10 05:24:00 GMT

    Several people who live in the Safari Mobile Home Park in Palm Springs became trapped Saturday after a flash flood tore through their community. 

    Several people who live in the Safari Mobile Home Park in Palm Springs became trapped Saturday after a flash flood tore through their community. 

  • Coachella Valley

    Wild Weather Rolls Through The Valley, Daily Rainfall Record Set in Palm Springs

    Sunday, September 10 2017 1:06 AM EDT2017-09-10 05:06:42 GMT

    Active Alert The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a * Flood Advisory for... San Bernardino County in Southern California and Riverside County in Southern California until 8:30PM. At 5:34PM, Doppler radar indicated moderate to heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding, especially in areas which received heavy rainfall earlier today.

    Active Alert The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a * Flood Advisory for... San Bernardino County in Southern California and Riverside County in Southern California until 8:30PM. At 5:34PM, Doppler radar indicated moderate to heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding, especially in areas which received heavy rainfall earlier today.

  • Friday Night Lights

    Friday Night Lights: Week 2 Highlights and Final Scores

    Friday Night Lights: Week 2 Highlights and Final Scores

    Saturday, September 2 2017 6:15 AM EDT2017-09-02 10:15:26 GMT

    Final Scores (9-1-17): Palm Desert 35,  Coachella Valley 7  Hemet 28, Cathedral City 16  Linfield Christian 33, Desert Hot Springs 10  La Quinta 35, J.W. North 6  Palm Springs 42, Scripps Ranch 35  Desert Mirage 3, Banning 67  Indio 21, Twentynine Palms 28 Saturday’s game St. Monica at Xavier Prep, 1 p.m. (St. Bernard High School) Vote below and help decide who we should feature as our Week 3, Friday Night Lights "Game of the Wee...

    Final Scores (9-1-17): Palm Desert 35,  Coachella Valley 7  Hemet 28, Cathedral City 16  Linfield Christian 33, Desert Hot Springs 10  La Quinta 35, J.W. North 6  Palm Springs 42, Scripps Ranch 35  Desert Mirage 3, Banning 67  Indio 21, Twentynine Palms 28 Saturday’s game St. Monica at Xavier Prep, 1 p.m. (St. Bernard High School) Vote below and help decide who we should feature as our Week 3, Friday Night Lights "Game of the Wee...

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    Friday Night Lights: Week 1 Highlights, Scores, and Photos

    Friday Night Lights: Week 1 highlights and scores

    Saturday, August 26 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-08-27 03:20:40 GMT
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    Week 1 High School Football (Final Scores): Game of the Week - Cathedral City 27, Coachella Valley 33 Palm Desert 49, Desert Hot Springs 21 Redlands 14, Palm Springs 6 Notre Dame 24, Xavier Prep 21 Desert Mirage 18, Indio 41 West Valley 7, Shadow Hills 46 Granite 13, Twentynine Palms 55 Yucca Valley 56, Riverside Prep 13 Rancho Mirage 13, Beaumont 7 Bye Week - La Quinta

    Week 1 High School Football (Final Scores): Game of the Week - Cathedral City 27, Coachella Valley 33 Palm Desert 49, Desert Hot Springs 21 Redlands 14, Palm Springs 6 Notre Dame 24, Xavier Prep 21 Desert Mirage 18, Indio 41 West Valley 7, Shadow Hills 46 Granite 13, Twentynine Palms 55 Yucca Valley 56, Riverside Prep 13 Rancho Mirage 13, Beaumont 7 Bye Week - La Quinta

  • Palm Desert

    "Pack The Bus" Sets Record For School Supply Donations

    "Pack The Bus" Sets Record For School Supply Donations

    Friday, August 4 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-08-05 00:09:14 GMT

    In it's fourth year the "Pack The Bus" School Supply Drive collects basic school supplies for some of the valley's most needy children. The drive helps provide students from every corner of the valley the opportunity to start the year off on the right foot by equipping them with the tools they need to succeed in the classroom. Each year KMIR, Alpha Media, Walmart, and Sunline Transit partner to raise awareness for the event.

    In it's fourth year the "Pack The Bus" School Supply Drive collects basic school supplies for some of the valley's most needy children. The drive helps provide students from every corner of the valley the opportunity to start the year off on the right foot by equipping them with the tools they need to succeed in the classroom. Each year KMIR, Alpha Media, Walmart, and Sunline Transit partner to raise awareness for the event.

  • Desert Hot Springs

    Man Who Allegedly Shot Desert Hot Springs Homeowner Charged With Attempted Murder

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-08-02 20:45:30 GMT

    A Desert Hot Springs man has been transported to Desert Regional Medical Center after being shot 5 times, once to the head following a home invasion robbery.

    A Desert Hot Springs man has been transported to Desert Regional Medical Center after being shot 5 times, once to the head following a home invasion robbery. 

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  • Palm Springs

    Man Arrested for Fatally Shooting Mother in Palm Springs

    Man Arrested for Fatally Shooting Mother in Palm Springs

    Monday, November 20 2017 7:49 PM EST2017-11-21 00:49:37 GMT

    A woman shot at a Palm Springs home Monday was hospitalized in critical condition, and police were questioning several men. 

    A woman shot at a Palm Springs home Monday was hospitalized in critical condition, and police were questioning several men. 

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    Friends Remember Amber Lane, Woman Allegedly Killed by Son

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:57 PM EST2017-11-22 01:57:19 GMT

    The Palm Springs community is grieving the loss of 36-year-old Amber Lane. Police said Lane was shot early Monday morning by her son, 19-year-old Brian Conroy. Family and friends of Lane said they are living a nightmare. "You can't possibly imagine. They loved one another just immensely," Guy Garrett said. Garrett is a close friend of Lane's and co-worker at Wangs in the Desert. He said Conroy and his mother were extremely close.  Related: Man Arrested f...

    The Palm Springs community is grieving the loss of 36-year-old Amber Lane. Police said Lane was shot early Monday morning by her son, 19-year-old Brian Conroy. Family and friends of Lane said they are living a nightmare. "You can't possibly imagine. They loved one another just immensely," Guy Garrett said. Garrett is a close friend of Lane's and co-worker at Wangs in the Desert. He said Conroy and his mother were extremely close.  Related: Man Arrested f...

  • Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

    Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 12:08 PM EST2017-11-21 17:08:28 GMT

    A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. 

    A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. 

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  • Coachella Valley Region

    Desert Empire League set for August 2018

    Desert Empire League set for August 2018

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 10:28 PM EST2017-11-22 03:28:20 GMT
    Local high schools knew change was upon them as new league alignments in the CIF Southern Section have been in discussion for more than half-a-year. The De Anza League was said to be no more, and the Desert Valley League would stay but the top schools would form a more competitive league, raising the competition across all sports. It was at first going to be called the Big Horn League, but officials have made their final decision and announced the new league as the Desert Empir...
    Local high schools knew change was upon them as new league alignments in the CIF Southern Section have been in discussion for more than half-a-year. The De Anza League was said to be no more, and the Desert Valley League would stay but the top schools would form a more competitive league, raising the competition across all sports. It was at first going to be called the Big Horn League, but officials have made their final decision and announced the new league as the Desert Empir...
  • Rancho Mirage

    Local Tennis Pro wins Senior ITF World Singles Championship

    Local Tennis Pro wins Senior ITF World Singles Championship

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:23 PM EST2017-11-21 03:23:28 GMT

    The International Tennis Federation Seniors World Individual Championships is the highest ranked event in the ITF senior circuit for players over the age of 50.  Thunderbird Country Club Tennis Pro Mike Fedderly has traveled all over the world competing in the ITF championships for the past 25 years. Fedderly has been winning trophies and medals since he started playing the sport at 15 years old, now 58, he's still bringing home gold. "This is my first ITF Singles World Ch...

    The International Tennis Federation Seniors World Individual Championships is the highest ranked event in the ITF senior circuit for players over the age of 50.  Thunderbird Country Club Tennis Pro Mike Fedderly has traveled all over the world competing in the ITF championships for the past 25 years. Fedderly has been winning trophies and medals since he started playing the sport at 15 years old, now 58, he's still bringing home gold. "This is my first ITF Singles World Ch...

  • La Quinta

    Pete Carlson's Player of the Week: Akemi Von Scherr

    Pete Carlson's Player of the Week: Akemi Von Scherr

    Saturday, November 18 2017 3:34 AM EST2017-11-18 08:34:32 GMT
    KMIR Sports and Pete Carlson's Golf & Tennis have teamed up to name a "Player of the Week" every Thursday Night. La Quinta sophomore Akemi Von Scherr takes the title this week with her speed. As a freshman, Akemi Von Scherr made a name for herself in cross country. She was crowned DVL MVP and finished 12th in CIF state finals. "I actually like being kind of the younger one in the group because they're kind of like 'Oh well she's just a thirteen-ye...
    KMIR Sports and Pete Carlson's Golf & Tennis have teamed up to name a "Player of the Week" every Thursday Night. La Quinta sophomore Akemi Von Scherr takes the title this week with her speed. As a freshman, Akemi Von Scherr made a name for herself in cross country. She was crowned DVL MVP and finished 12th in CIF state finals. "I actually like being kind of the younger one in the group because they're kind of like 'Oh well she's just a thirteen-ye...
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  • Palm Springs

    Friends Remember Amber Lane, Woman Allegedly Killed by Son

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:57 PM EST2017-11-22 01:57:19 GMT

    The Palm Springs community is grieving the loss of 36-year-old Amber Lane. Police said Lane was shot early Monday morning by her son, 19-year-old Brian Conroy. Family and friends of Lane said they are living a nightmare. "You can't possibly imagine. They loved one another just immensely," Guy Garrett said. Garrett is a close friend of Lane's and co-worker at Wangs in the Desert. He said Conroy and his mother were extremely close.  Related: Man Arrested f...

    The Palm Springs community is grieving the loss of 36-year-old Amber Lane. Police said Lane was shot early Monday morning by her son, 19-year-old Brian Conroy. Family and friends of Lane said they are living a nightmare. "You can't possibly imagine. They loved one another just immensely," Guy Garrett said. Garrett is a close friend of Lane's and co-worker at Wangs in the Desert. He said Conroy and his mother were extremely close.  Related: Man Arrested f...

  • Palm Springs

    Palm Springs Transgender Day of Remembrance

    Palm Springs Transgender Day of Remembrance

    Monday, November 20 2017 2:56 PM EST2017-11-20 19:56:38 GMT

    A ceremony honoring hundreds of murdered transgender lives over the years is part of Transgender Day of Remembrance. But remembering those transgender lives lost because of violence, resonates throughout the Palm Springs community daily.

    A ceremony honoring hundreds of murdered transgender lives over the years is part of Transgender Day of Remembrance. But remembering those transgender lives lost because of violence, resonates throughout the Palm Springs community daily.

  • Palm Springs

    Gary Oldman to Receive Desert Palm Achievement Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival

    Gary Oldman to Receive Desert Palm Achievement Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival

    Monday, November 20 2017 12:38 PM EST2017-11-20 17:38:09 GMT

    Oldman will receive the award at the 29th annual festival's Jan. 2 Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center. 

    Oldman will receive the award at the 29th annual festival's Jan. 2 Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center. 

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