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YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. ® : Rat Infested Illegal Dwelling

PALM SPRINGS - A resident of Thornhill Place Apartments in Palm Springs says that his apartment is infested with rats and when he tried to get Desert Property Management to help they tried to put a bandage on the serious issue by giving him rat traps. The city of Palm Springs says the dwelling was built without permits and is illegal. Now the resident is being evicted but says he came forward in hopes others aren't stuck living in the conditions he's been forced to live with for months. More>>

  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Trashed, Vacant Lot Home to "Wanderer"

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Trashed, Vacant Lot Home to "Wanderer"

     PALM SPRINGS - Some residents have complained about a vacant, trashed lot at the corner of Crossley and Ramon Roads for some time, and the owner has been cited. One man in particular calls it his home.

     PALM SPRINGS - Some residents have complained about a vacant, trashed lot at the corner of Crossley and Ramon Roads for some time, and the owner has been cited. One man in particular calls it his home.

  • First LGBT Senior Assisted Living in Valley

    First LGBT Senior Assisted Living in Valley

     PALM SPRINGS - The first LGBT senior assisted living community will open to residents in September. It's the only one in the Valley catering to the LGBT community and the second one in the state.

     PALM SPRINGS - The first LGBT senior assisted living community will open to residents in September. It's the only one in the Valley catering to the LGBT community and the second one in the state.

  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Blocking Robocalls

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Blocking Robocalls

     RANCHO MIRAGE - We've all been on the receiving end of a robocall. Those unwanted, and uninvited calls from telemarketers. Does the national "do not call list" actually work?

     RANCHO MIRAGE - We've all been on the receiving end of a robocall. Those unwanted, and uninvited calls from telemarketers. Does the national "do not call list" actually work?


  • SPECIAL REPORT: Behind the Gates

    SPECIAL REPORT: Behind the Gates

    RANCHO MIRAGE - Law enforcement advises homeowners to take precautions even those living in a gated community. 

    RANCHO MIRAGE - Law enforcement advises homeowners to take precautions even those living in a gated community. 

  • Monsoonal Storm Pounds Lake Havasu as Monsoon Season Arrives in the SW

    Monsoonal Storm Pounds Lake Havasu as Monsoon Season Arrives in the SW

    Monsoonal storm pounds Lake Havasu City, Arizona on Sunday afternoon.  The Coachella Valley is also on the lookout for afternoon showers and thunderstorms all week as the monsoon season is here.
    Monsoonal storm pounds Lake Havasu City, Arizona on Sunday afternoon.  The Coachella Valley is also on the lookout for afternoon showers and thunderstorms all week as the monsoon season is here.
  • Monsoonal Storm Pounds Lake Havasu City

    Monsoonal Storm Pounds Lake Havasu City

    A summer monsoonal storm dumped heavy rain on Lake Havasu City, Arizona.  Resident Shannel Perry captured it on video.
    A summer monsoonal storm dumped heavy rain on Lake Havasu City, Arizona.  Resident Shannel Perry captured it on video.
  • Search for Erin Corwin Continues Fourth of July Weekend

    Search for Erin Corwin Continues Fourth of July Weekend

    TWENTYNINE PALMS - About 30 search and rescue volunteers along with a specialized team of investigators are continuing to search for 19-year-old Erin Corwin, who is two months pregnant. She was reported missing one week ago.

    TWENTYNINE PALMS - About 30 search and rescue volunteers along with a specialized team of investigators are continuing to search for 19-year-old Erin Corwin, who is two months pregnant. She was reported missing one week ago.

  • Minimum Wage Increases to $9 an Hour

    Minimum Wage Increases to $9 an Hour

    LA QUINTA - Many local business owners and employees reacted to the minimum wage increase starting July. It's a heated debate: some say it's necessary to provide more for their families; others say consumer goods will go up in price.
    LA QUINTA - Many local business owners and employees reacted to the minimum wage increase starting July. It's a heated debate: some say it's necessary to provide more for their families; others say consumer goods will go up in price.
  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Resident Alleges Watermelon Field Neglected

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Resident Alleges Watermelon Field Neglected

    A viewer asked us to look into watermelon fields in Bermuda Dunes that she claims attract flies and are a nuisance. The melon fields, located on Madison and 38th Street, are partially hidden from the street but are bustling with employees harvesting the crop.
    A viewer asked us to look into watermelon fields in Bermuda Dunes that she claims attract flies and are a nuisance. The melon fields, located on Madison and 38th Street, are partially hidden from the street but are bustling with employees harvesting the crop.
  • Team USA Soccer Fans Go Wild for World Cup

    Team USA Soccer Fans Go Wild for World Cup

    Team USA was cheered on locally at Babe's Bar-B-Que and Brewhouse in Rancho Mirage. The World Cup match against Portugal ended in a draw but leading up to the game the fans were enthusiastic predicting a win for Team USA. 
    Team USA was cheered on locally at Babe's Bar-B-Que and Brewhouse in Rancho Mirage. The World Cup match against Portugal ended in a draw but leading up to the game the fans were enthusiastic predicting a win for Team USA. 
  • Technical School Funding Discussed at Town Hall

    Technical School Funding Discussed at Town Hall

    Assemblyman Brian Nestande, (R) Palm Desert, held a town hall meeting to discuss the importance of technical and vocational training in public schools. Local business leaders and residents attended and agree that the state's economic prosperity depends on it's future workforce.
    Assemblyman Brian Nestande, (R) Palm Desert, held a town hall meeting to discuss the importance of technical and vocational training in public schools. Local business leaders and residents attended and agree that the state's economic prosperity depends on it's future workforce.
  • Possible County Take Over Bad for Desert Hot Springs Officers

    Possible County Take Over Bad for Desert Hot Springs Officers

    The City of Desert Hot Springs has not come to a decision on whether or not they should disband its police department. The uncertainty is weighing heavily on the minds of their officers. 
    The City of Desert Hot Springs has not come to a decision on whether or not they should disband its police department. The uncertainty is weighing heavily on the minds of their officers. 
  • UCR Health Provides First Free Health Services in Coachella Valley

    UCR Health Provides First Free Health Services in Coachella Valley

    UCR Health held their first ever free health event in the Coachella Valley, they say it's the first of many and hope to establish a permanent facility that locals in need of healthcare can count on for their medical needs. 
    UCR Health held their first ever free health event in the Coachella Valley, they say it's the first of many and hope to establish a permanent facility that locals in need of healthcare can count on for their medical needs. 
  • Local Church and Non-Profit Team Up to Help Fight Hunger

    Local Church and Non-Profit Team Up to Help Fight Hunger

    A week-long, morning, summer camp for children at the Southwest Community Church is raising money for The Narrow Door, a local non-profit that helps feed food insecure families in the Coachella Valley. The goal is to raise enough money to build two mobile food kitchens that can make and deliver hot meals to people who often go to bed hungry. 
    A week-long, morning, summer camp for children at the Southwest Community Church is raising money for The Narrow Door, a local non-profit that helps feed food insecure families in the Coachella Valley. The goal is to raise enough money to build two mobile food kitchens that can make and deliver hot meals to people who often go to bed hungry. 
  • Eyesore Next Door: Home Under Construction

    Eyesore Next Door: Home Under Construction

    Neighbors who live behind a Palm Springs home say it's looked like a mess for way too long and it's time the owner cleaned up the yard. The owner says it's under construction and he plans to finish the home by September. 
    Neighbors who live behind a Palm Springs home say it's looked like a mess for way too long and it's time the owner cleaned up the yard. The owner says it's under construction and he plans to finish the home by September. 
  • EYESORE NEXT DOOR: Once Beautiful Park in Indio Now a Mess

    EYESORE NEXT DOOR: Once Beautiful Park in Indio Now a Mess

    An Indio resident says he paid a lot premium to live next to a park but the city failed to maintain the property and now it's a mess. He says he and his neighbors are tired of living next to the  "smelly swamp" and wants the city to clean it up before someone gets sick. 
    An Indio resident says he paid a lot premium to live next to a park but the city failed to maintain the property and now it's a mess. He says he and his neighbors are tired of living next to the  "smelly swamp" and wants the city to clean it up before someone gets sick. 
  • YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. ® : Pothole Riddled Neighborhood

    YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. ® : Pothole Riddled Neighborhood

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    CATHEDRAL CITY - Residents and people who own property in an area of Cathedral City known as the "Square Mile" say they're beyond frustrated with the conditions of the streets and asked KMIR to look into what, if anything, is being done about it.
    YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. 
    CATHEDRAL CITY - Residents and people who own property in an area of Cathedral City known as the "Square Mile" say they're beyond frustrated with the conditions of the streets and asked KMIR to look into what, if anything, is being done about it.
    YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. 
  • YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. ® : Utility Bill Scam

    YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. ® : Utility Bill Scam

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    PALM SPRINGS - A local business owner says he was scammed out of hundreds of dollars by someone who called his business posing as a Southern California Edison employee. The Palm Springs Police Department and SCE warn people not to fall for this scam, that involves high pressure tactics. The scam involves pre-paid Money Pak Green Dot cards to the transfer money, this form of payment is difficult to trace, which is why police say it's preferred by criminals. 
    PALM SPRINGS - A local business owner says he was scammed out of hundreds of dollars by someone who called his business posing as a Southern California Edison employee. The Palm Springs Police Department and SCE warn people not to fall for this scam, that involves high pressure tactics. The scam involves pre-paid Money Pak Green Dot cards to the transfer money, this form of payment is difficult to trace, which is why police say it's preferred by criminals. 
  • Deputy Injured, Woman Killed in Moreno Valley Standoff

    Deputy Injured, Woman Killed in Moreno Valley Standoff

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:17:33 GMT
    A woman was killed today outside a Moreno Valley gas station, around the time that a Riverside County sheriff's deputy and a landscaper were injured in a confrontation with at least one armed suspect in a remote area less than three miles away.
    A woman was killed today outside a Moreno Valley gas station, around the time that a Riverside County sheriff's deputy and a landscaper were injured in a confrontation with at least one armed suspect in a remote area less than three miles away.
  • Thermal Man Arrested for Arson

    Thermal Man Arrested for Arson

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:08:57 GMT
    A Thermal man is behind bars for allegedly setting``numerous'' fires on the Torres-Martinez Indian reservation, the Riverside County Fire Department revealed today.Fire investigators arrested Joseph Buck Auclair, 29, on July 15 in connection with a string of blazes at the Thermal area reservation, fire department spokeswoman Jody Hagemann said. 
    A Thermal man is behind bars for allegedly setting``numerous'' fires on the Torres-Martinez Indian reservation, the Riverside County Fire Department revealed today.Fire investigators arrested Joseph Buck Auclair, 29, on July 15 in connection with a string of blazes at the Thermal area reservation, fire department spokeswoman Jody Hagemann said. 
  • 2015 Desert Town Hall Speakers Announced

    2015 Desert Town Hall Speakers Announced

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:05:25 GMT
    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will headline next year's Desert Town Hall speakers series in Indian Wells, it was announced today. Also scheduled to take part in the series are astrophysicist and television host Neil deGrasse Tyson, photographer Platon Antoniou and Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist Charles Krauthammer, according to organizers. All talks are at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort Spa. Romney, who will speak Jan. 19, 2015, lost to Barack Obama in the ...
    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will headline next year's Desert Town Hall speakers series in Indian Wells, it was announced today. Also scheduled to take part in the series are astrophysicist and television host Neil deGrasse Tyson, photographer Platon Antoniou and Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist Charles Krauthammer, according to organizers. All talks are at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort Spa. Romney, who will speak Jan. 19, 2015, lost to Barack Obama in the ...
  • Officers "Looking for a Crime Scene" in Search for Erin Corwin

    Officers "Looking for a Crime Scene" in Search for Erin Corwin

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:42:29 GMT
    The Marine wife, and expectant mother went missing on June 28th.  She said she was looking for a camping site in Joshua Tree National Park, and never returned.
    The Marine wife, and expectant mother went missing on June 28th.  She said she was looking for a camping site in Joshua Tree National Park, and never returned.
  • Palm Springs Police Seek Citizens on Patrol Volunteers

    Palm Springs Police Seek Citizens on Patrol Volunteers

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:17:18 GMT
    Applications are being accepted for the Palm Springs Police Department's next Citizens' Police Academy, a police spokesman said today. The free 13-week program starts Sept. 11. Participants discuss patrol procedures, traffic and crime scene investigations, K-9, SWAT, community policing, narcotics and other topics, and can go on a ride-along with a patrol officer, 
    Applications are being accepted for the Palm Springs Police Department's next Citizens' Police Academy, a police spokesman said today. The free 13-week program starts Sept. 11. Participants discuss patrol procedures, traffic and crime scene investigations, K-9, SWAT, community policing, narcotics and other topics, and can go on a ride-along with a patrol officer, 
  • Backpack Bonanza -- Valley Students Need Your Help

    Backpack Bonanza -- Valley Students Need Your Help

    Drop off your unused school supplies to our KMIR Studios -- 72920 Park View Drive, Palm Desert -- until Aug. 20th.  Your donations will be distributed on Saturday, Aug. 23rd at 8 a.m.   For more info, go to cvrm.org
    Drop off your unused school supplies to our KMIR Studios -- 72920 Park View Drive, Palm Desert -- until Aug. 20th.  Your donations will be distributed on Saturday, Aug. 23rd at 8 a.m.   For more info, go to cvrm.org
  • Vehicle Strikes Bus in Palm Desert

    Vehicle Strikes Bus in Palm Desert

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:22:54 GMT
    Two people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a bus in Palm Desert today, a sheriff's sergeant said. The crash was reported at 11:30 a.m. at Fred Waring Drive and Warner Trail, where a vehicle struck a SunLine bus that had stopped to pick up passengers.
    Two people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a bus in Palm Desert today, a sheriff's sergeant said. The crash was reported at 11:30 a.m. at Fred Waring Drive and Warner Trail, where a vehicle struck a SunLine bus that had stopped to pick up passengers.
  • More Questions in Search for Erin Corwin

    More Questions in Search for Erin Corwin

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:06:20 GMT
    A man is arrested in Yucca Valley for possession of a "potato gun."According to media reports, he is an acquaintance of missing Marine wife, Erin Corwin.
    A man is arrested in Yucca Valley for possession of a "potato gun."According to media reports, he is an acquaintance of missing Marine wife, Erin Corwin.
  • Coachella Valley Water District Offers Cash for Removing Grass

    Coachella Valley Water District Offers Cash for Removing Grass

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:57:09 GMT
    Palm Desert homeowners can get up to $2,000 for replacing grass with desert plants via a new program through the city and the Coachella Valley Water District, a city spokesman said today. Starting Aug. 1, residents can apply for a $2 per-square-foot rebate for removing up to 1,000 square feet of turf 
    Palm Desert homeowners can get up to $2,000 for replacing grass with desert plants via a new program through the city and the Coachella Valley Water District, a city spokesman said today. Starting Aug. 1, residents can apply for a $2 per-square-foot rebate for removing up to 1,000 square feet of turf 
  • Idyllwild Remembers Mountain Fire

    Idyllwild Remembers Mountain Fire

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:04:11 GMT
    IDYLLWILD -- The city of Idyllwild is celebrating the city's return from the Mountain Fire.  The Mountain Fire ignited July 15th, 2013, and forced the entire city to evacuate.
    IDYLLWILD -- The city of Idyllwild is celebrating the city's return from the Mountain Fire.  The Mountain Fire ignited July 15th, 2013, and forced the entire city to evacuate.
  • 61 Dogs up for Adoption after House Fire

    61 Dogs up for Adoption after House Fire

    Sunday, July 20 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-21 02:56:11 GMT
    RIVERSIDE -- Dozens of dogs are looking for new homes after a fire burned a home near Riverside. Saturday afternoon an attic fire damaged a home on Pick Place, south of Riverside.
    RIVERSIDE -- Dozens of dogs are looking for new homes after a fire burned a home near Riverside. Saturday afternoon an attic fire damaged a home on Pick Place, south of Riverside.
  • Team Liz-for Life Blood Drive

    Team Liz-for Life Blood Drive

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:17:17 GMT
    PALM DESERT -- A blood drive was held in Palm Desert Saturday in support of Liz Lopez.She's battling a rare, but treatable leukemia.
    PALM DESERT -- A blood drive was held in Palm Desert Saturday in support of Liz Lopez.She's battling a rare, but treatable leukemia.
  • Two Arrested in Cathedral City for Stolen Cash Register

    Two Arrested in Cathedral City for Stolen Cash Register

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:12:18 GMT
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Cathedral City police arrested two teenagers after seeing a man walking through a front door with a cash register.
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Cathedral City police arrested two teenagers after seeing a man walking through a front door with a cash register.
  • College of the Desert Holds Football Camp for Youth

    College of the Desert Holds Football Camp for Youth

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:10:21 GMT
    PALM DESERT -- The College of the Desert football program is working with valley coaches and youth football players for it's first annual Roadrunner Football Camp held at the campus.
    PALM DESERT -- The College of the Desert football program is working with valley coaches and youth football players for it's first annual Roadrunner Football Camp held at the campus.
  • Search Continues for Erin Corwin: Missing for Three Weeks

    Search Continues for Erin Corwin: Missing for Three Weeks

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:06:34 GMT
    TWENTYNINE PALMS -- The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is searching several different locations today for Erin Corwin.  On Saturday, officers said they had no additional leads that they're releasing.
    TWENTYNINE PALMS -- The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is searching several different locations today for Erin Corwin.  On Saturday, officers said they had no additional leads that they're releasing.
  • Family of Teenager Killed by Officers Holds Rally

    Family of Teenager Killed by Officers Holds Rally

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:48:10 GMT
    SALTON CITY -- On April 18th, 19-year-old Adrian Parra was shot dead by sheriff deputies during a traffic stop.

    It happened on Highway 86, near Salton City just before 6pm.  Since then, his mother has been trying to find out why her son was killed.

    SALTON CITY -- On April 18th, 19-year-old Adrian Parra was shot dead by sheriff deputies during a traffic stop.

    It happened on Highway 86, near Salton City just before 6pm.  Since then, his mother has been trying to find out why her son was killed.

  • Police Identify Woman that Drowned in Spa

    Police Identify Woman that Drowned in Spa

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-18 23:43:53 GMT
    Authorities today identified a 75-year-old woman who drowned in a hot tub at a Desert Hot Springs mobile home park. Firefighters were sent to Park West Mobile Home Park at 64625 Pierson Blvd. shortly after 11:30 a.m. Thursday, where staffers found Kathleen Roberts' body. She was pronounced dead at the scene, Jennifer Fuhrman of the Riverside County Fire Department said.
    Authorities today identified a 75-year-old woman who drowned in a hot tub at a Desert Hot Springs mobile home park. Firefighters were sent to Park West Mobile Home Park at 64625 Pierson Blvd. shortly after 11:30 a.m. Thursday, where staffers found Kathleen Roberts' body. She was pronounced dead at the scene, Jennifer Fuhrman of the Riverside County Fire Department said.
  • Free Palm Springs Shuttle to Start Rolling in November

    Free Palm Springs Shuttle to Start Rolling in November

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:25:19 GMT
    A free shuttle dubbed the ``Palm Springs Buzz'' will begin ferrying visitors and residents around the city in November, a city spokeswoman said today. The Palm Springs City Council on Wednesday night unanimously approved the compressed natural gas-powered vehicle shuttle service, which is funded by the voter-approved Measure J tax increase and PS Resorts
    A free shuttle dubbed the ``Palm Springs Buzz'' will begin ferrying visitors and residents around the city in November, a city spokeswoman said today. The Palm Springs City Council on Wednesday night unanimously approved the compressed natural gas-powered vehicle shuttle service, which is funded by the voter-approved Measure J tax increase and PS Resorts
  • Woman Pleads Not Guilty in Dog's Death

    Woman Pleads Not Guilty in Dog's Death

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:00:51 GMT
    An Irvine woman accused of leaving her pet in her vehicle in Coachella for more than a day -- resulting in the dog's death -- pleaded not guilty today to a felony animal cruelty charge. Charu Lata Khanna, 30, was arraigned at the Larson Justice Center in Indio and remains free on a $5,000 bond. 
    An Irvine woman accused of leaving her pet in her vehicle in Coachella for more than a day -- resulting in the dog's death -- pleaded not guilty today to a felony animal cruelty charge. Charu Lata Khanna, 30, was arraigned at the Larson Justice Center in Indio and remains free on a $5,000 bond. 
  • Former Palm Springs Power Player Charged Faces Rape Charges

    Former Palm Springs Power Player Charged Faces Rape Charges

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:16:20 GMT
    A former Palm Springs baseball player is accused of raping an unconscious woman in Indio and leaving his cell phone and wallet at the scene, according to court papers filed today. Trent William Pell, 21, is charged with two counts of rape, one count of assault with intent to rape and a misdemeanor count of sexual battery stemming from the alleged June 16 attack 
    A former Palm Springs baseball player is accused of raping an unconscious woman in Indio and leaving his cell phone and wallet at the scene, according to court papers filed today. Trent William Pell, 21, is charged with two counts of rape, one count of assault with intent to rape and a misdemeanor count of sexual battery stemming from the alleged June 16 attack 
  • Mountaintop Jazz Fest Set for Mid-August

    Mountaintop Jazz Fest Set for Mid-August

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-07-16 23:01:16 GMT
    About two-dozen musicians, including an American Idol finalist, are set to play in Idyllwild's annual mile-high jazz festival Aug. 15-17. The 21st annual edition of Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines will be held on the campus of Idyllwild Arts Academy, with most of the performances staged at the Holmes Amphitheater.
    About two-dozen musicians, including an American Idol finalist, are set to play in Idyllwild's annual mile-high jazz festival Aug. 15-17. The 21st annual edition of Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines will be held on the campus of Idyllwild Arts Academy, with most of the performances staged at the Holmes Amphitheater.
  • Man Drowns in Rancho Mirage

    Man Drowns in Rancho Mirage

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:56 AM EDT2014-07-16 05:56:10 GMT
    A man drowned tonight in Rancho Mirage, according to Cal Fire officials.The incident was reported after 6 pm tonight on Gleneagle Drive and Palm View Road. The man was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.He has not been identified.
    A man drowned tonight in Rancho Mirage, according to Cal Fire officials.The incident was reported after 6 pm tonight on Gleneagle Drive and Palm View Road. The man was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.He has not been identified.
  • 18-year-old Man Arrested for July 9th Shooting

    18-year-old Man Arrested for July 9th Shooting

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-07-16 04:10:03 GMT
    An 18 year old man has been arrested for attempted murder stemming from a July 9th shooting at a Desert Hot Springs liquor store. After calls of shots fired came in near Palm Drive at Cahuillla Avenue, one man was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
    An 18 year old man has been arrested for attempted murder stemming from a July 9th shooting at a Desert Hot Springs liquor store. After calls of shots fired came in near Palm Drive at Cahuillla Avenue, one man was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Are Taxpayers Renting Parking Structure?

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Are Taxpayers Renting Parking Structure?

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-07-16 03:35:05 GMT
    PALM SPRINGS -- Taxpayer dollars are helping to revitalize downtown Palm Springs, and some taxpayers want to know more about where that money is going. You may have noticed signs that say "free parking provided by Measure J funding."
    PALM SPRINGS -- Taxpayer dollars are helping to revitalize downtown Palm Springs, and some taxpayers want to know more about where that money is going. You may have noticed signs that say "free parking provided by Measure J funding."
  • CHP Officers to Target Commercial Drivers

    CHP Officers to Target Commercial Drivers

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-16 00:21:31 GMT
    Commercial drivers passing through the Coachella Valley tomorrow should be aware that California Highway Patrol officers are looking for scofflaws. Extra officers will patrol the Coachella Valley and Banning Pass Wednesday through Friday, watching for speeding, tailgating and failure to use ``hands-free'' cell phone technology.
    Commercial drivers passing through the Coachella Valley tomorrow should be aware that California Highway Patrol officers are looking for scofflaws. Extra officers will patrol the Coachella Valley and Banning Pass Wednesday through Friday, watching for speeding, tailgating and failure to use ``hands-free'' cell phone technology.
  • Median Price of Riverside County Homes Rise

    Median Price of Riverside County Homes Rise

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-07-16 00:04:20 GMT
    The median price of a home in Riverside County rose by 11.4 percent in June, compared with the same month a year ago, while the number of homes sold dipped by 2.4 percent, a real estate information service announced today.
    The median price of a home in Riverside County rose by 11.4 percent in June, compared with the same month a year ago, while the number of homes sold dipped by 2.4 percent, a real estate information service announced today.
  • Earthquake Strikes Mecca Late Monday

    Earthquake Strikes Mecca Late Monday

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:42:21 GMT
    A magnitude 3.1 earthquake was detected in Southern California on Monday, according to a computer-generated message from the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake, which was reported to have hit at 11:07 p.m., was centered nine miles east of Mecca, California and 15 miles east of Coachella.
    A magnitude 3.1 earthquake was detected in Southern California on Monday, according to a computer-generated message from the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake, which was reported to have hit at 11:07 p.m., was centered nine miles east of Mecca, California and 15 miles east of Coachella.
  • "Fiddler on the Roof" Sneak Peek

    "Fiddler on the Roof" Sneak Peek

    I'm so excited to report that "Fiddler on the Roof," one of the gems of the Golden Age of Musicals, is coming to the valley presented by the Greenroom Theatre Company.  The show will be at Indian Wells Theatre at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus.  Performance dates are July 16th and 17th at 6 p.m., and July 17th at 1 p.m.  Click here to buy tickets and support the Summer Theatre Academy.  
    I'm so excited to report that "Fiddler on the Roof," one of the gems of the Golden Age of Musicals, is coming to the valley presented by the Greenroom Theatre Company.  The show will be at Indian Wells Theatre at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus.  Performance dates are July 16th and 17th at 6 p.m., and July 17th at 1 p.m.  Click here to buy tickets and support the Summer Theatre Academy.  
  • The Cost of a Rescue

    The Cost of a Rescue

     

  • Hemet Officer Delivers Own Son on Duty

    Hemet Officer Delivers Own Son on Duty

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:39:26 GMT
    A Hemet police officer is the proud father today of a baby boy delivered by none other than the officer himself after his wife went into labor while the lawman was on duty.``I wasn't worried; it just happened so fast,'' said Officer Bryan Anderson of the birth of his son
    A Hemet police officer is the proud father today of a baby boy delivered by none other than the officer himself after his wife went into labor while the lawman was on duty.``I wasn't worried; it just happened so fast,'' said Officer Bryan Anderson of the birth of his son
  • Woman Faces Felony Cruelty to Animal Charge

    Woman Faces Felony Cruelty to Animal Charge

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:33:35 GMT
    A felony animal cruelty charge was filed today against an Irvine woman who allegedly left her pet in her vehicle in Coachella for more than a day, resulting in the dog's death. Charu Lata Khanna, 30, is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday morning at the Larson Justice Center in Indio. 
    A felony animal cruelty charge was filed today against an Irvine woman who allegedly left her pet in her vehicle in Coachella for more than a day, resulting in the dog's death. Charu Lata Khanna, 30, is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday morning at the Larson Justice Center in Indio. 
  • Palm Desert Woman Faces DUI, Child Endangerment Charges

    Palm Desert Woman Faces DUI, Child Endangerment Charges

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:26:48 GMT
    A Palm Desert woman accused of driving over a median, injuring one of her three juvenile passengers, is expected to face DUI and child endangerment charges, a sheriff's sergeant said today.The single-vehicle mishap occurred about 5:20 p.m. Saturday at Fred Waring Drive and San Pasqual Avenue in Palm Desert. 
    A Palm Desert woman accused of driving over a median, injuring one of her three juvenile passengers, is expected to face DUI and child endangerment charges, a sheriff's sergeant said today.The single-vehicle mishap occurred about 5:20 p.m. Saturday at Fred Waring Drive and San Pasqual Avenue in Palm Desert. 
  • One Killed, One Hurt in Separate Rock Climbing Accidents

    One Killed, One Hurt in Separate Rock Climbing Accidents

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:27:44 GMT
    IDYLLWILD -- A woman was hurt today during a rock-climbing accident in Humber Park in Idyllwild, one day after another climber was killed near the same area.
    IDYLLWILD -- A woman was hurt today during a rock-climbing accident in Humber Park in Idyllwild, one day after another climber was killed near the same area.
  • Palm Springs Tattoo Convention Draws Thousands

    Palm Springs Tattoo Convention Draws Thousands

    Sunday, July 13 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-07-14 03:10:13 GMT
    PALM SPRINGS -- Sunday was the final night of the Palm Springs Tattoo Convention. It brought thousands to town for the inaugural event.
    PALM SPRINGS -- Sunday was the final night of the Palm Springs Tattoo Convention. It brought thousands to town for the inaugural event.
  • Pets on Parade Luncheon

    Pets on Parade Luncheon

    Sunday, July 13 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-07-14 02:59:05 GMT
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Pets and their people gathered for a luncheon in Cathedral City Saturday.
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Pets and their people gathered for a luncheon in Cathedral City Saturday.
  • Figure Skaters Showcased in Hot Summer Ice Show

    Figure Skaters Showcased in Hot Summer Ice Show

    Saturday, July 12 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-13 03:15:35 GMT
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Desert Ice Castle in Cathedral City invited valley residents to it's ice skating spectacular, the Hot Summer Ice Show on Saturday.
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Desert Ice Castle in Cathedral City invited valley residents to it's ice skating spectacular, the Hot Summer Ice Show on Saturday.
  • Riverside County Sheriff's Department is Hiring

    Riverside County Sheriff's Department is Hiring

    Saturday, July 12 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-07-13 03:02:40 GMT
    PALM DESERT -- The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is hiring hundreds of people.  A resource and career fair was held in Palm Desert Saturday morning.
    PALM DESERT -- The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is hiring hundreds of people.  A resource and career fair was held in Palm Desert Saturday morning.
  • Teenager Reported Missing from Imperial

    Teenager Reported Missing from Imperial

    Saturday, July 12 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-13 02:56:41 GMT
    IMPERIAL -- The Imperial Police Department says a teenager has been reported missing from Imperial, CA.
    IMPERIAL -- The Imperial Police Department says a teenager has been reported missing from Imperial, CA.
  • Motorcyclist Killed in Crash in Indian Wells

    Motorcyclist Killed in Crash in Indian Wells

    Saturday, July 12 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-07-13 02:53:14 GMT
    INDIAN WELLS -- The Riverside County Sheriff''s department is investigating after a motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Indian Wells Friday night.
    INDIAN WELLS -- The Riverside County Sheriff''s department is investigating after a motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Indian Wells Friday night.
  • One of Two Men Charged in Indio Murder Pleaded Not Guilty

    One of Two Men Charged in Indio Murder Pleaded Not Guilty

    Saturday, July 12 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-07-12 23:40:50 GMT
    One of two men accused in a May 28 gang-related shooting in Indio pleaded not guilty today to a murder charge. Steven Moses Rapan, 23, of Indio is charged, along with 21-year-old Gary Griffin Ramirez, in the death of 37-year-old Douglas Yanez Jr., who was found dead near Kenner Street and Yucca Lane.A special circumstance allegation of murder for the benefit of a street gang makes them eligible for the death penalty if convicted. Rapan was arrested July 3
    One of two men accused in a May 28 gang-related shooting in Indio pleaded not guilty today to a murder charge. Steven Moses Rapan, 23, of Indio is charged, along with 21-year-old Gary Griffin Ramirez, in the death of 37-year-old Douglas Yanez Jr., who was found dead near Kenner Street and Yucca Lane.A special circumstance allegation of murder for the benefit of a street gang makes them eligible for the death penalty if convicted. Rapan was arrested July 3
  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Organizations Looking for New Venue after Annenberg Theater Announcement

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Organizations Looking for New Venue after Annenberg Theater Announcement

    Saturday, July 12 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-07-12 23:40:35 GMT
    PALM SPRINGS -- Some local organizations are looking for new places to perform after the Annenberg Theater sent out an email saying they will undergo a reorganization. The theater is inside the Palm Springs Art Museum in downtown Palm Springs.
    PALM SPRINGS -- Some local organizations are looking for new places to perform after the Annenberg Theater sent out an email saying they will undergo a reorganization. The theater is inside the Palm Springs Art Museum in downtown Palm Springs.
  • Thermal Brush Fire Scorches 24 Acres

    Thermal Brush Fire Scorches 24 Acres

    Friday, July 11 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-07-12 00:45:45 GMT
    A fire blackened 24 acres of brush in Thermal this afternoon as temperatures topped the triple digits. The blaze was reported about 2:15 p.m. in the 69400 block of Fillmore Street, and was burning medium to heavy fuel, Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Jody Hagemann said. She said more than 20 firefighters were sent to the scene, and no injuries were immediately reported.
    A fire blackened 24 acres of brush in Thermal this afternoon as temperatures topped the triple digits. The blaze was reported about 2:15 p.m. in the 69400 block of Fillmore Street, and was burning medium to heavy fuel, Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Jody Hagemann said. She said more than 20 firefighters were sent to the scene, and no injuries were immediately reported.
  • Desert Ice Castle Hosts "Hot Summer Ice Show" Saturday

    Desert Ice Castle Hosts "Hot Summer Ice Show" Saturday

    Friday, July 11 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-07-11 23:13:20 GMT
    Local and international figure skaters will perform at the Desert Ice Castle in Cathedral City tomorrow. The ``Hot Summer Ice Show,'' which starts at noon, is a fundraiser for the complex's Future Champions program and hockey team for high schoolers.The Desert Ice Castle serves as a training center for competitive figure skaters, according to the Cathedral City Chamber of Commerce. 
    Local and international figure skaters will perform at the Desert Ice Castle in Cathedral City tomorrow. The ``Hot Summer Ice Show,'' which starts at noon, is a fundraiser for the complex's Future Champions program and hockey team for high schoolers.The Desert Ice Castle serves as a training center for competitive figure skaters, according to the Cathedral City Chamber of Commerce. 
  • Water Waste is a Big Deal

    Water Waste is a Big Deal

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-07-11 02:10:24 GMT
    According to the U.S. Drought Monitormost of California is categorized as being in an "extreme drought". While for some people, the importance of conserving water became a priority after the state's governor, Jerry Brown, declared a State of Emergency because of the lack of rainfall, others continue to waste our most valuable resource, water.Because some continue to disregard the critical state of our water supply, the state is considering statewide regulations that would impose fines of up t...
    According to the U.S. Drought Monitormost of California is categorized as being in an "extreme drought". While for some people, the importance of conserving water became a priority after the state's governor, Jerry Brown, declared a State of Emergency because of the lack of rainfall, others continue to waste our most valuable resource, water.Because some continue to disregard the critical state of our water supply, the state is considering statewide regulations that would impose fines of up t...
  • Manuel Perez Travels to Central America to Address Immigration Issues

    Manuel Perez Travels to Central America to Address Immigration Issues

    Thursday, July 10 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-07-10 23:23:35 GMT
    Assemblyman V. Manuel Perez, D-Coachella, will travel with other legislators to Central America next week to discuss immigration and other issues. Perez, the Assembly majority leader, will be the policy lead on immigration for the delegation, which will visit El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama Monday through July 23.
    Assemblyman V. Manuel Perez, D-Coachella, will travel with other legislators to Central America next week to discuss immigration and other issues. Perez, the Assembly majority leader, will be the policy lead on immigration for the delegation, which will visit El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama Monday through July 23.
  • Riverside County Sheriff's Dept. to Hold Career Fair

    Riverside County Sheriff's Dept. to Hold Career Fair

    Thursday, July 10 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-07-10 23:17:27 GMT
    The Riverside County Sheriff's Department will hold a resource and career fair in Palm Desert this weekend. Potential applicants will have an opportunity to speak with recruiters and current employees about job opportunities and attend presentations on Saturday at the sheriff's Palm Desert station, beginning at 8 a.m..
    The Riverside County Sheriff's Department will hold a resource and career fair in Palm Desert this weekend. Potential applicants will have an opportunity to speak with recruiters and current employees about job opportunities and attend presentations on Saturday at the sheriff's Palm Desert station, beginning at 8 a.m..
  • First Coachella Valley Comedy Festival Kicks Off

    First Coachella Valley Comedy Festival Kicks Off

    Thursday, July 10 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-07-10 23:14:12 GMT
    The inaugural Coachella Valley Improv/Comedy Festival will begin a three-day run tomorrow in Indio. The weekend festival at the Indio Performing Arts Center will honor several entertainers and feature performances and workshops. Improvisation, sketch teams and stand-up comedians will compete
    The inaugural Coachella Valley Improv/Comedy Festival will begin a three-day run tomorrow in Indio. The weekend festival at the Indio Performing Arts Center will honor several entertainers and feature performances and workshops. Improvisation, sketch teams and stand-up comedians will compete
  • Tattoo Convention Begins Friday at Hard Rock Hotel

    Tattoo Convention Begins Friday at Hard Rock Hotel

    Thursday, July 10 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-07-10 23:01:46 GMT
    The inaugural Palm Springs Tattoo Convention will get underway tomorrow at the Hard Rock Hotel. More than 75 tattoo artists will practice their craft at ``Palm Trees and Tattoos,'' which starts with a pool gathering and party on Friday and continues with the main convention Saturday and Sunday.
    The inaugural Palm Springs Tattoo Convention will get underway tomorrow at the Hard Rock Hotel. More than 75 tattoo artists will practice their craft at ``Palm Trees and Tattoos,'' which starts with a pool gathering and party on Friday and continues with the main convention Saturday and Sunday.
  • RAW VIDEO: "Seussical the Musical" Performance

    RAW VIDEO: "Seussical the Musical" Performance

    An exciting musical arrives in the valley that will make you want to eat green eggs and ham!  "Seussical the Musical" opens at Palm Canyon Theatre in Palm Springs from July 11th to the 20th.  To buy tickets, click here.  

    Watch Horton played by Mado Nunez sing one of the songs in the musical.  

    An exciting musical arrives in the valley that will make you want to eat green eggs and ham!  "Seussical the Musical" opens at Palm Canyon Theatre in Palm Springs from July 11th to the 20th.  To buy tickets, click here.  


    Watch Horton played by Mado Nunez sing one of the songs in the musical.  

  • Palm Canyon Theatre Offers Summer Kids Camp

    Palm Canyon Theatre Offers Summer Kids Camp

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-07-10 15:04:58 GMT
    Palm Canyon Theatre's "18th SUMMER KIDS CAMP" Acting! Singing! Dance! Stage Combat! Improv! June 16th thru July 26th, Monday thru Friday 9-4. Early/Late drop-off is available. Open to kids 5-18. The children are broken up into 3 groups. Camp is $125 a week. Our Final Camp production is “Snow White and the 47 Dwarves”.For more information, call: 760-323-5123 Enrollment packets can be downloaded at: www.PalmCanyonTheatre.org
    Palm Canyon Theatre's "18th SUMMER KIDS CAMP" Acting! Singing! Dance! Stage Combat! Improv! June 16th thru July 26th, Monday thru Friday 9-4. Early/Late drop-off is available. Open to kids 5-18. The children are broken up into 3 groups. Camp is $125 a week. Our Final Camp production is “Snow White and the 47 Dwarves”.For more information, call: 760-323-5123 Enrollment packets can be downloaded at: www.PalmCanyonTheatre.org
  • Eisenhower Medical Center Makes Magazine's "Most Wired" List

    Eisenhower Medical Center Makes Magazine's "Most Wired" List

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-07-10 02:18:18 GMT
    Two Riverside County hospitals made Hospitals Health Networks magazine's annual ``Most Wired'' list, it was announced today. It was the third consecutive ``wired'' designation for Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, the only Coachella Valley hospital on the list.
    Two Riverside County hospitals made Hospitals Health Networks magazine's annual ``Most Wired'' list, it was announced today. It was the third consecutive ``wired'' designation for Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, the only Coachella Valley hospital on the list.
  • Victim Survives Desert Hot Springs Liquor Store Shooting

    Victim Survives Desert Hot Springs Liquor Store Shooting

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-07-10 02:10:50 GMT
    A man was shot by an unknown assailant in Desert Hot Springs today and transported to a hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening wound, police reported .Officers were dispatched about 12:20 p.m. to 12350 Palm Drive on a gunfire call and found the victim, whose name was withheld. Desert Hot Springs Sgt. Gus Paiz said. 
    A man was shot by an unknown assailant in Desert Hot Springs today and transported to a hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening wound, police reported .Officers were dispatched about 12:20 p.m. to 12350 Palm Drive on a gunfire call and found the victim, whose name was withheld. Desert Hot Springs Sgt. Gus Paiz said. 
  • CHP Releases July 4th Arrest Numbers

    CHP Releases July 4th Arrest Numbers

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-07-09 02:53:36 GMT
    California Highway Patrol officers arrested 21 people in the Coachella Valley area on suspicion of driving under the influence over the Independence Day weekend -- more than the previous two years combined -- but there were fewer collisions than last year, the agency announced today. 
    California Highway Patrol officers arrested 21 people in the Coachella Valley area on suspicion of driving under the influence over the Independence Day weekend -- more than the previous two years combined -- but there were fewer collisions than last year, the agency announced today. 
  • Palm Springs Power Outage Hits 732 Customers

    Palm Springs Power Outage Hits 732 Customers

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-07-09 02:46:28 GMT
    More than 700 Southern California Edison customers in Palm Springs lost electrical service today as temperatures climbed toward 100 degrees. The outage, which affected 732 customers, was reported at 9:35 a.m. Power was restored to most of them by late morning; 163 remained without power at 12:45p.m. Powerr was estimated to be restored to most of the remaining customers by 2:30 p.m.
    More than 700 Southern California Edison customers in Palm Springs lost electrical service today as temperatures climbed toward 100 degrees. The outage, which affected 732 customers, was reported at 9:35 a.m. Power was restored to most of them by late morning; 163 remained without power at 12:45p.m. Powerr was estimated to be restored to most of the remaining customers by 2:30 p.m.
  • Coachella Cracks Down on Graffiti Action

    Coachella Cracks Down on Graffiti Action

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-07-09 02:41:11 GMT
    The parents of three minors accused of tagging 19 spots in Coachella were sued today by the city. The lawsuit against Besna Sanchez and Rafael and Elizabeth Sandoval asks for damages up to $25,000, along with legal fees and costs.
    The parents of three minors accused of tagging 19 spots in Coachella were sued today by the city. The lawsuit against Besna Sanchez and Rafael and Elizabeth Sandoval asks for damages up to $25,000, along with legal fees and costs.
  • Police Discuss Search for Erin Corwin

    Police Discuss Search for Erin Corwin

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-07-09 02:31:51 GMT
    TWENTYNINE PALMS -- There's still no trace of missing, expectant mother Erin Corwin.  It's been more than a week since she went missing from Twentynine Palms.Very few people are searching for 19-year-old Erin Corwin Tuesday, but the Morongo Basin Captain tells us they will have many more searchers Wednesday looking in specific target areas.
    TWENTYNINE PALMS -- There's still no trace of missing, expectant mother Erin Corwin.  It's been more than a week since she went missing from Twentynine Palms.Very few people are searching for 19-year-old Erin Corwin Tuesday, but the Morongo Basin Captain tells us they will have many more searchers Wednesday looking in specific target areas.
  • Man Arrested for Crashing Golf Cart While Drunk

    Man Arrested for Crashing Golf Cart While Drunk

    Monday, July 7 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-07-08 02:11:01 GMT
    A La Quinta man has been arrested for crashing his golf cart while drunk, according to La Quinta Police. Police were led to the crash by a woman covered in dried blood. This all happened around 2:25 a.m. Monday, July 7th at PGA West. Police say the a woman approached the main gate with dried blood on her face, but no visible wounds to her body. The woman said she passed out on the golf course and that she remembered being with a man. That led police to 73-year old Gary Osborn of La Quinta. 
    A La Quinta man has been arrested for crashing his golf cart while drunk, according to La Quinta Police. Police were led to the crash by a woman covered in dried blood. This all happened around 2:25 a.m. Monday, July 7th at PGA West. Police say the a woman approached the main gate with dried blood on her face, but no visible wounds to her body. The woman said she passed out on the golf course and that she remembered being with a man. That led police to 73-year old Gary Osborn of La Quinta. 
  • Mental Evaluation Ordered for Cathedral City Bomb Suspect

    Mental Evaluation Ordered for Cathedral City Bomb Suspect

    Monday, July 7 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-07-08 00:29:10 GMT
    A judge today appointed a psychologist to examine a 22-year-old man suspected of making explosive devices at a Cathedral City mobile home. Sean Stewart Clarke pleaded not guilty to nine felony counts --including possession of an explosive device, arson, assembling a booby trap and disposing of hazardous waste and a misdemeanor count of being under the influence of a controlled substance 
    A judge today appointed a psychologist to examine a 22-year-old man suspected of making explosive devices at a Cathedral City mobile home. Sean Stewart Clarke pleaded not guilty to nine felony counts --including possession of an explosive device, arson, assembling a booby trap and disposing of hazardous waste and a misdemeanor count of being under the influence of a controlled substance 
  • Free Admission to Palm Springs Power Game Wednesday with Food Donation

    Free Admission to Palm Springs Power Game Wednesday with Food Donation

    Monday, July 7 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-07-08 00:22:25 GMT
    Baseball fans can get free admission to a Palm Springs Power game on Wednesday if they bring an item for a local food bank, the team announced today.The team is hosting the drive to benefit several food banks, including FIND Food Bank in Indio and Manna Food in Cathedral City. 
    Baseball fans can get free admission to a Palm Springs Power game on Wednesday if they bring an item for a local food bank, the team announced today.The team is hosting the drive to benefit several food banks, including FIND Food Bank in Indio and Manna Food in Cathedral City. 
  • Search Continues for Erin Corwin

    Search Continues for Erin Corwin

    Sunday, July 6 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-07-07 03:27:01 GMT
    The search continues this holiday weekend for 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms.Corwin was reported missing by her husband last Sunday.
    The search continues this holiday weekend for 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms.Corwin was reported missing by her husband last Sunday.
  • Suspect Arrested in Fatal Palm Springs Crash

    Suspect Arrested in Fatal Palm Springs Crash

    Saturday, July 5 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-07-06 03:17:51 GMT
    PALM SPRINGS -- We now know the name of the man suspected of hitting a motor-scooter head-on in Palm Springs, killing the rider and then fleeing the scene with the scooter lodged to the front of the truck.
    PALM SPRINGS -- We now know the name of the man suspected of hitting a motor-scooter head-on in Palm Springs, killing the rider and then fleeing the scene with the scooter lodged to the front of the truck.
  • Big Bear Earthquake Rattles the Valley

    Big Bear Earthquake Rattles the Valley

    Saturday, July 5 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-06 03:12:05 GMT
    A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rattles parts of the Coachella Valley today. The quake struck at 10 a.m. and was centered near Big Bear. It was felt widely across the Coachella Valley. So far there were no reports of injuries. We'll have the very latest on KMIR News at 6 p.m.
    A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rattles parts of the Coachella Valley today. The quake struck at 10 a.m. and was centered near Big Bear. It was felt widely across the Coachella Valley. So far there were no reports of injuries. We'll have the very latest on KMIR News at 6 p.m.
  • Free Golf Day for Families at Shadow Ridge

    Free Golf Day for Families at Shadow Ridge

    Saturday, July 5 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-07-06 03:11:12 GMT
    The Marriott Shadow Ridge Golf Club held a family golf festival for golfers of all skill levels on Saturday.
    The Marriott Shadow Ridge Golf Club held a family golf festival for golfers of all skill levels on Saturday.
  • Fourth of July in Palm Desert

    Fourth of July in Palm Desert

    Saturday, July 5 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-06 03:08:14 GMT
    PALM DESERT -- The city of Palm Desert threw a massive party to celebrate the Fourth of July.
    PALM DESERT -- The city of Palm Desert threw a massive party to celebrate the Fourth of July.
  • Hit and Run Accident Kills Motorcyclist

    Hit and Run Accident Kills Motorcyclist

    Friday, July 4 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-07-05 00:35:25 GMT
    There was a deadly accident in Palm Springs late this morning.The driver of a pick-up truck hit a motorcyclist head-on, then fled. The motorcyclist died at the scene.The crash happened around 11:30 this morning near Indian Canyon and Tamarisk Road.The motorcycle was heading northbound on Indian, while the pick-up was heading south.
    There was a deadly accident in Palm Springs late this morning.The driver of a pick-up truck hit a motorcyclist head-on, then fled. The motorcyclist died at the scene.The crash happened around 11:30 this morning near Indian Canyon and Tamarisk Road.The motorcycle was heading northbound on Indian, while the pick-up was heading south.
  • Rain Reported in Idyllwild Area

    Rain Reported in Idyllwild Area

    Friday, July 4 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-07-05 00:23:31 GMT
    Heavy summer rain pummeled the Idyllwild area today, as forecasters predicted nickel-sized hail in the mountains of western Riverside County. What first started as light rain at noon, turned into a heavy storm a half hour later, with heavy rain reported in the Lake Hemet area.
    Heavy summer rain pummeled the Idyllwild area today, as forecasters predicted nickel-sized hail in the mountains of western Riverside County. What first started as light rain at noon, turned into a heavy storm a half hour later, with heavy rain reported in the Lake Hemet area.
  • Gasoline Price at Highest Amount For Independence Day Since 2008

    Gasoline Price at Highest Amount For Independence Day Since 2008

    Friday, July 4 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-07-05 00:17:58 GMT
    The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire was at its highest amount for Independence Day since 2008, $4.143, today. A run of eight increases in nine days ended today when the average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties was unchanged. 
    The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire was at its highest amount for Independence Day since 2008, $4.143, today. A run of eight increases in nine days ended today when the average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties was unchanged. 
  • Elderly Woman Missing in Indio

    Elderly Woman Missing in Indio

    Friday, July 4 2014 12:51 AM EDT2014-07-04 04:51:36 GMT
    Police are searching for an elderly woman who went missing in Indio earlier tonight. Bettie West Pente is 88 years old and walked away from the Indio Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Monroe street around 5:30 p.m. 
    Police are searching for an elderly woman who went missing in Indio earlier tonight. Bettie West Pente is 88 years old and walked away from the Indio Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Monroe street around 5:30 p.m. 
  • Cool Off at Area Pools this Holiday Weekend

    Cool Off at Area Pools this Holiday Weekend

    Friday, July 4 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-07-04 04:29:54 GMT
    Coachella Valley residents and visitors can stay cool at community pools tomorrow while waiting for Independence Day fireworks. Locations and hours:-- Pool at Palm Springs Pavilion, 401 S. Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
    Coachella Valley residents and visitors can stay cool at community pools tomorrow while waiting for Independence Day fireworks. Locations and hours:-- Pool at Palm Springs Pavilion, 401 S. Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
  • Art Museum Halts Future Rentals at Annenberg Theater

    Art Museum Halts Future Rentals at Annenberg Theater

    Friday, July 4 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-07-04 04:17:58 GMT
    KMIR has received word that the Palm Springs Art Museum is halting rentals for the Annenberg Theatre and this apparently includes all the shows that were booked into that space. The theater is inside the Palm Springs Art Museum in downtown Palm Springs. They sent out an email saying the theater is going to undergo a reorganization. The Annenberg Theatre manager says the art museum needs to do this to focus its energy on its own programming and mission.
    KMIR has received word that the Palm Springs Art Museum is halting rentals for the Annenberg Theatre and this apparently includes all the shows that were booked into that space. The theater is inside the Palm Springs Art Museum in downtown Palm Springs. They sent out an email saying the theater is going to undergo a reorganization. The Annenberg Theatre manager says the art museum needs to do this to focus its energy on its own programming and mission.
  • Motorcyclist Dies from Injuries Suffered in Weekend Accident

    Motorcyclist Dies from Injuries Suffered in Weekend Accident

    Monday, June 30 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-07-01 02:19:04 GMT
    A 38-year-old motorcycle rider died today from injuries suffered when he veered off a Cathedral City road and struck a sign. Thomas James Trollope Jr. of Desert Hot Springs apparently was westbound on Varner Road, east of Edom Hill Road, about 6:50 p.m. Sunday when he went off a curve and crashed into a sign warning of the bend ahead, Cathedral City police Sgt. Corwin de Veas said. Trollope declared dead at Desert Regional Medical Center about 12:50 a.m. Monday, he said. 
    A 38-year-old motorcycle rider died today from injuries suffered when he veered off a Cathedral City road and struck a sign. Thomas James Trollope Jr. of Desert Hot Springs apparently was westbound on Varner Road, east of Edom Hill Road, about 6:50 p.m. Sunday when he went off a curve and crashed into a sign warning of the bend ahead, Cathedral City police Sgt. Corwin de Veas said. Trollope declared dead at Desert Regional Medical Center about 12:50 a.m. Monday, he said. 
  • Palm Springs Police Investigate Shooting

    Palm Springs Police Investigate Shooting

    Monday, June 30 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-06-30 22:30:44 GMT
    Palm Springs Police are investigating a shooting after a man with a gunshot wound was dropped off at Desert Regional Medical Center.
    Palm Springs Police are investigating a shooting after a man with a gunshot wound was dropped off at Desert Regional Medical Center.
  • Police Arrest Suspect for Murder in Indio

    Police Arrest Suspect for Murder in Indio

    Monday, June 30 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-06-30 18:07:51 GMT
    INDIO -- Indio Police say a man is now behind bars for the murder of a 72-year-old man from Indio.  Police arrested Joseph Gentile Saturday in Imperial Beach for the death of Guillermo "William" Saavedra.
    INDIO -- Indio Police say a man is now behind bars for the murder of a 72-year-old man from Indio.  Police arrested Joseph Gentile Saturday in Imperial Beach for the death of Guillermo "William" Saavedra.
  • Valley Residents Participate in Disaster Training

    Valley Residents Participate in Disaster Training

    Monday, June 30 2014 12:30 AM EDT2014-06-30 04:30:45 GMT
    THOUSAND PALMS -- Some people here in the valley are preparing for an emergency whether it's an earthquake, fire or other natural disaster. The Riverside County Office of Emergency Services is helping get people ready.
    THOUSAND PALMS -- Some people here in the valley are preparing for an emergency whether it's an earthquake, fire or other natural disaster. The Riverside County Office of Emergency Services is helping get people ready.
  • Residents Return Home after Mobile with Explosives Destroyed

    Residents Return Home after Mobile with Explosives Destroyed

    Saturday, June 28 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-06-29 02:58:38 GMT
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Residents of Sungate Mobile Home Park in Cathedral city returned home after a mobile with explosive materials was burned down. Residents were able to return home Saturday and earlier than expected.
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Residents of Sungate Mobile Home Park in Cathedral city returned home after a mobile with explosive materials was burned down. Residents were able to return home Saturday and earlier than expected.
  • La Quinta Restaurant Holds Fundraiser "Dining for Desi"

    La Quinta Restaurant Holds Fundraiser "Dining for Desi"

    Saturday, June 28 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-06-29 02:55:08 GMT
    LA QUINTA -- A local restaurant held a fundraiser Saturday night for a young girl here in the valley who is battling one of the most aggressive forms of child cancers. 
    LA QUINTA -- A local restaurant held a fundraiser Saturday night for a young girl here in the valley who is battling one of the most aggressive forms of child cancers. 
  • Woman Sentenced to 15-years in Prison for Death of Her Infant

    Woman Sentenced to 15-years in Prison for Death of Her Infant

    Friday, June 27 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-06-28 02:12:03 GMT
    A woman convicted in the 2001 death of her infant daughter, who died in Desert Hot Springs of a fractured skull and other injuries within about 18 months of another of her children, was sentenced today to 15 years to life in prison after making a teary statement blaming their "devil'' father. Krissy Lynn Werntz, 34, was found guilty of second-degree murder in April for the death of her 10-week-old daughter, Montana, whose decomposed remains were found in an Arkansas storage unit a year after...
    A woman convicted in the 2001 death of her infant daughter, who died in Desert Hot Springs of a fractured skull and other injuries within about 18 months of another of her children, was sentenced today to 15 years to life in prison after making a teary statement blaming their "devil'' father. Krissy Lynn Werntz, 34, was found guilty of second-degree murder in April for the death of her 10-week-old daughter, Montana, whose decomposed remains were found in an Arkansas storage unit a year after...
  • All Residents Evacuated for Mobile Home Burn with Explosives

    All Residents Evacuated for Mobile Home Burn with Explosives

    Friday, June 27 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-06-28 02:11:17 GMT
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Every single resident at the Sungate Mobile Home Community in Cathedral City is out of their home forced to evacuate while a trailer contaminated with explosives is burned down. 
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Every single resident at the Sungate Mobile Home Community in Cathedral City is out of their home forced to evacuate while a trailer contaminated with explosives is burned down. 
  • Person of Interest Questioned in Indio Homicide Investigation

    Person of Interest Questioned in Indio Homicide Investigation

    Friday, June 27 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-06-27 18:40:55 GMT
    Authorities detained a ''person of interest'' and served search warrants today in connection with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man in Indio. The warrants were served in Thousand Palms and Indio in connection with the killing of Indio resident Juan Carlos Hernandez, Jr., who was discovered dead of a gunshot wound inside an off-white Cadillac parked near Lancer Gate and Merlin Drive on June 16, Indio police Sgt. Dan Marshall said.
    Authorities detained a ''person of interest'' and served search warrants today in connection with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man in Indio. The warrants were served in Thousand Palms and Indio in connection with the killing of Indio resident Juan Carlos Hernandez, Jr., who was discovered dead of a gunshot wound inside an off-white Cadillac parked near Lancer Gate and Merlin Drive on June 16, Indio police Sgt. Dan Marshall said.
  • Two Men Arrested After Stealing Lottery Tickets, Cigarettes from Gas Station

    Two Men Arrested After Stealing Lottery Tickets, Cigarettes from Gas Station

    Thursday, June 26 2014 1:57 AM EDT2014-06-26 05:57:03 GMT
    Two men suspected in the theft of lottery tickets and cigarettes from a Palm Springs gas station were behind bars today. The burglary was reported about 6 a.m. Sunday at a Shell station at 4875 E. Ramon Road, where two suspects had broken a window earlier that morning and made off with lottery tickets and cigarettes.
    Two men suspected in the theft of lottery tickets and cigarettes from a Palm Springs gas station were behind bars today. The burglary was reported about 6 a.m. Sunday at a Shell station at 4875 E. Ramon Road, where two suspects had broken a window earlier that morning and made off with lottery tickets and cigarettes.
  • Fire Officials to Hold Fireworks Demonstration Thursday

    Fire Officials to Hold Fireworks Demonstration Thursday

    Thursday, June 26 2014 1:52 AM EDT2014-06-26 05:52:33 GMT
    Cathedral City fire officials tomorrow will spell out the difference between illegal and so-called safe and sane fireworks at a demonstration aimed at keeping desert residents safe this Fourth of July.
    Cathedral City fire officials tomorrow will spell out the difference between illegal and so-called safe and sane fireworks at a demonstration aimed at keeping desert residents safe this Fourth of July.
  • Police Name Young Man Fatally Shot in Indio

    Police Name Young Man Fatally Shot in Indio

    Thursday, June 26 2014 1:47 AM EDT2014-06-26 05:47:58 GMT
    Police today released the name of a 20-year-old man found fatally shot in a car in Indio last week and renewed their call for help in finding the killer. Juan Carlos Hernandez, Jr. of Indio was discovered dead of a gunshot wound 
    Police today released the name of a 20-year-old man found fatally shot in a car in Indio last week and renewed their call for help in finding the killer. Juan Carlos Hernandez, Jr. of Indio was discovered dead of a gunshot wound 
  • Jury Scam Targets Those Who Have Missed Service

    Jury Scam Targets Those Who Have Missed Service

    Thursday, June 26 2014 1:44 AM EDT2014-06-26 05:44:45 GMT
    Riverside County Superior Court officials today warned residents to beware of a scam targeting people who may have ignored a jury summons. According to Presiding Judge Mark Cope, people in recent weeks have been contacted by parties claiming to be with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department or the court
    Riverside County Superior Court officials today warned residents to beware of a scam targeting people who may have ignored a jury summons. According to Presiding Judge Mark Cope, people in recent weeks have been contacted by parties claiming to be with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department or the court
  • Indio Body Shop Owner Among 13 Arrested in Insurance Fraud Ring

    Indio Body Shop Owner Among 13 Arrested in Insurance Fraud Ring

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-06-26 02:10:36 GMT
    At least 13 people, including the owner of an Indio auto body shop, were arrested today for allegedly taking part in a vehicle insurance fraud ring that involved the filing of false claims over staged or nonexistent collisions. Coachella resident Joel Saldana Paredes, 22, owner of Lightning Auto Body in Indio, was among those arrested. 
    At least 13 people, including the owner of an Indio auto body shop, were arrested today for allegedly taking part in a vehicle insurance fraud ring that involved the filing of false claims over staged or nonexistent collisions. Coachella resident Joel Saldana Paredes, 22, owner of Lightning Auto Body in Indio, was among those arrested. 
  • Bomb Squad Called to Cathedral City for Report of Explosive Device

    Bomb Squad Called to Cathedral City for Report of Explosive Device

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-06-25 04:34:12 GMT
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Officers went to a home for a routine welfare check and found the man they were looking for, but discovered he may have been making explosives. They called in the bomb squad and evacuated nearby homes.
    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Officers went to a home for a routine welfare check and found the man they were looking for, but discovered he may have been making explosives. They called in the bomb squad and evacuated nearby homes.
  • Albertsons Chain to Pay Millions to Settle Lawsuit

    Albertsons Chain to Pay Millions to Settle Lawsuit

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 12:30 AM EDT2014-06-25 04:30:12 GMT
    Albertsons will pay $3.3 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the grocery chain illegally transported, stored and disposed of hazardous waste at its stores and distribution centers, prosecutors announced today. 
    Albertsons will pay $3.3 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the grocery chain illegally transported, stored and disposed of hazardous waste at its stores and distribution centers, prosecutors announced today. 
  • UCR Palm Desert Kicks Off "Lit Flicks" Series

    UCR Palm Desert Kicks Off "Lit Flicks" Series

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-06-25 04:17:33 GMT
    UCR Palm Desert will start its Lit Flicks movie series tomorrow. The theme for the summer series is ``Dark Secrets, Real Lives.'' ``Quiz Show,'' directed by Robert Redford, will be shown at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the campus auditorium. Each movie in the series is based on a work of literature. 
    UCR Palm Desert will start its Lit Flicks movie series tomorrow. The theme for the summer series is ``Dark Secrets, Real Lives.'' ``Quiz Show,'' directed by Robert Redford, will be shown at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the campus auditorium. Each movie in the series is based on a work of literature. 
  • LA Theater Group Helps Kids Cope with Loss through Performance Art

    LA Theater Group Helps Kids Cope with Loss through Performance Art

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-06-25 02:33:04 GMT
    The Mourning Star Center in Palm Desert provides a supportive and safe environment that encourages the sharing of feelings to facilitate the process of healing for children who have lost a loved one. This week, the youngsters are rehearsing every day for their first stage production and film documentary under the auspices of the Los Angeles-based Naked Mind Theatre Group's SHOUT! - a program devoted to helping children emotionally heal through performance art.
    The Mourning Star Center in Palm Desert provides a supportive and safe environment that encourages the sharing of feelings to facilitate the process of healing for children who have lost a loved one. This week, the youngsters are rehearsing every day for their first stage production and film documentary under the auspices of the Los Angeles-based Naked Mind Theatre Group's SHOUT! - a program devoted to helping children emotionally heal through performance art.
  • Palm Springs Named Most "Artsy" City in the Country

    Palm Springs Named Most "Artsy" City in the Country

    Monday, June 23 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-06-24 03:24:08 GMT
    Eventbrite has named Palm Springs the most``artsy'' city in the country, a spokeswoman for the online event service said today. Eventbrite used data on population
    Eventbrite has named Palm Springs the most``artsy'' city in the country, a spokeswoman for the online event service said today. Eventbrite used data on population
  • Hot Dog Eating Contest Planned at Augustine Casino

    Hot Dog Eating Contest Planned at Augustine Casino

    Monday, June 23 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-06-24 03:18:46 GMT
    Augustine Casino will hold its first hot dog-eating contest, with $1,000 in prize money up for grabs, on the eve of the Fourth of July, a casino spokesman said today. 
    Augustine Casino will hold its first hot dog-eating contest, with $1,000 in prize money up for grabs, on the eve of the Fourth of July, a casino spokesman said today. 
  • Blood Drive Challenge Begins in July

    Blood Drive Challenge Begins in July

    Monday, June 23 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-06-24 00:28:49 GMT
    Coachella Valley cities will try to outdo each other this summer in collecting the most blood donations, a Desert Blood Services spokesman said today.
    Coachella Valley cities will try to outdo each other this summer in collecting the most blood donations, a Desert Blood Services spokesman said today.
  • YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE: Phone Scam Targeting Valley Residents

    YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE: Phone Scam Targeting Valley Residents

    Monday, June 23 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-06-23 17:18:13 GMT
    We have a scam alert to warn you about.  We've been hearing from a number of viewers about a phone scam going around.
    We have a scam alert to warn you about.  We've been hearing from a number of viewers about a phone scam going around.
  • Stroke Selfie Goes Viral

    Stroke Selfie Goes Viral

    Thursday, June 19 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-06-19 20:37:30 GMT
    A Canadian woman thought she suffered from a stroke, but her doctor told her it was stress. The next time it happened, she recorded the symptoms for herself on her smartphone and now it's trending.The video of Stacey Yepes, 48, was eventually shown to doctors at Toronto Western Hospital.She'd had three mini strokes.Her local hospital is now taking a look at it so they can learn from her mini stroke.Take a look at the video.
    A Canadian woman thought she suffered from a stroke, but her doctor told her it was stress. The next time it happened, she recorded the symptoms for herself on her smartphone and now it's trending.The video of Stacey Yepes, 48, was eventually shown to doctors at Toronto Western Hospital.She'd had three mini strokes.Her local hospital is now taking a look at it so they can learn from her mini stroke.Take a look at the video.
  • SunLine Transit Offers Free Rides to Locals for National Event

    SunLine Transit Offers Free Rides to Locals for National Event

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-06-19 02:15:17 GMT
    SunLine Transit Agency will offer free rides tomorrow morning as part of a nationwide effort to get people to use public transportation. As part of Dump the Pump Day, sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association, SunLine will provide free rides on all local routes from 5 a.m. to noon. "In these tough economic times with high gas prices, everyone is looking for a way to save money. 
    SunLine Transit Agency will offer free rides tomorrow morning as part of a nationwide effort to get people to use public transportation. As part of Dump the Pump Day, sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association, SunLine will provide free rides on all local routes from 5 a.m. to noon. "In these tough economic times with high gas prices, everyone is looking for a way to save money. 
  • President Barack Obama Visit to Valley

    President Barack Obama Visit to Valley

  • MEET SCRAPPY AND CHICO - ADOPTABLE PETS

    MEET SCRAPPY AND CHICO - ADOPTABLE PETS

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-06-11 17:02:45 GMT
    THOUSAND PALMS - Meet Scrappy and Chico. Scrappy is a terrier mix and Chico is a Chihuahua mix. They are both available for adoption at the Coachella Valley Animal Campus in Thousand Palms.
    THOUSAND PALMS - Meet Scrappy and Chico. Scrappy is a terrier mix and Chico is a Chihuahua mix. They are both available for adoption at the Coachella Valley Animal Campus in Thousand Palms.
  • YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE: Residents Say Palm Springs Intersection is Deadly

    YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE: Residents Say Palm Springs Intersection is Deadly

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-05-28 18:13:46 GMT
    PALM SPRINGS -- Some Palm Springs residents say an intersection in their city isn't only dangerous, it's deadly.  One neighbor contacted KMIR, and he's started a petition to encourage the city to make Dinah Shore and Crossley Road intersection safer.
    PALM SPRINGS -- Some Palm Springs residents say an intersection in their city isn't only dangerous, it's deadly.  One neighbor contacted KMIR, and he's started a petition to encourage the city to make Dinah Shore and Crossley Road intersection safer.
  • Indio Police Arrest Man for Stabbing Death

    Indio Police Arrest Man for Stabbing Death

    The coroner's office identified the victim as 17-year-old Ezequiem Munoz of Indio.
    The coroner's office identified the victim as 17-year-old Ezequiem Munoz of Indio.
  • SPECIAL REPORT: Rehab Racket

    SPECIAL REPORT: Rehab Racket

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-05-13 20:23:23 GMT
    Alcohol and drug treatment is booming here in the valley. In fact, the number of treatment centers here has doubled in just the past 2 years.While that can mean more treatment options, it also means a greater number of businesses. Some of these businesses may just be looking to empty your wallet.In this special report, KMIR's Angela Monroe tells us how to avoid a rehab rip-off.
    Alcohol and drug treatment is booming here in the valley. In fact, the number of treatment centers here has doubled in just the past 2 years.While that can mean more treatment options, it also means a greater number of businesses. Some of these businesses may just be looking to empty your wallet.In this special report, KMIR's Angela Monroe tells us how to avoid a rehab rip-off.
  • Valley Voice Competition, Part 2

    Valley Voice Competition, Part 2

  • Julie Buehler on Clippers Controversy

    Julie Buehler on Clippers Controversy

  • KMIR Financial Headlines - April 21, 2014

    KMIR Financial Headlines - April 21, 2014

    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks why Netflix is unique among communications companies..  and gets to talk about a major honor.
    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks why Netflix is unique among communications companies..  and gets to talk about a major honor.
  • KMIR Business Report - April 15, 2014

    KMIR Business Report - April 15, 2014

    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks with Gino about Coca-Cola.and why a decline in soda sales isn't a bad thing.
    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks with Gino about Coca-Cola.and why a decline in soda sales isn't a bad thing.
  • Eyesore Next Door: Improve the Center Medians Along Da Vall Drive

    Eyesore Next Door: Improve the Center Medians Along Da Vall Drive

    CATHEDRAL CITY - A resident of Cathedral City emailed to ask us why center medians along Da Vall Drive on near Ramon Road have gone without landscaping for years. He has tried to get to the bottom of the problem on his own but because the property is on the border of Rancho Mirage and Cathedral City there is a question into which city should take responsibility for the maintenance. 
    CATHEDRAL CITY - A resident of Cathedral City emailed to ask us why center medians along Da Vall Drive on near Ramon Road have gone without landscaping for years. He has tried to get to the bottom of the problem on his own but because the property is on the border of Rancho Mirage and Cathedral City there is a question into which city should take responsibility for the maintenance. 
  • KMIR Financial Report - April 4, 2014

    KMIR Financial Report - April 4, 2014

    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks about the investigation into "high-speed" trading , where computers are placing and fulfilling orders faster than the blink of an eye...  with potentially market changing results.
    KMIR Financial Expert Brian Amidei talks about the investigation into "high-speed" trading , where computers are placing and fulfilling orders faster than the blink of an eye...  with potentially market changing results.
  • Kraft Nabisco ProAm

    Kraft Nabisco ProAm

    The Kraft Nabisco Championship held its annual Pro AM Challenge today at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage.
    The Kraft Nabisco Championship held its annual Pro AM Challenge today at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage.
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  • Deputy Injured, Woman Killed in Moreno Valley Standoff

    Deputy Injured, Woman Killed in Moreno Valley Standoff

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:17:33 GMT
    A woman was killed today outside a Moreno Valley gas station, around the time that a Riverside County sheriff's deputy and a landscaper were injured in a confrontation with at least one armed suspect in a remote area less than three miles away.
    A woman was killed today outside a Moreno Valley gas station, around the time that a Riverside County sheriff's deputy and a landscaper were injured in a confrontation with at least one armed suspect in a remote area less than three miles away.
  • Coachella Valley Water District Offers Cash for Removing Grass

    Coachella Valley Water District Offers Cash for Removing Grass

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:57:09 GMT
    Palm Desert homeowners can get up to $2,000 for replacing grass with desert plants via a new program through the city and the Coachella Valley Water District, a city spokesman said today. Starting Aug. 1, residents can apply for a $2 per-square-foot rebate for removing up to 1,000 square feet of turf 
    Palm Desert homeowners can get up to $2,000 for replacing grass with desert plants via a new program through the city and the Coachella Valley Water District, a city spokesman said today. Starting Aug. 1, residents can apply for a $2 per-square-foot rebate for removing up to 1,000 square feet of turf 
  • Search Continues in High Desert for Marine's Missing Wife

    Search Continues in High Desert for Marine's Missing Wife

    Thursday, July 3 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-04 03:00:18 GMT
    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: As the search continues for missing 19-year-old Erin Corwin, her husband, 21-year-old Cpl. Jonathan Corwin spoke EXCLUSIVELY with KMIR News' Gitzel Puente. 
    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: As the search continues for missing 19-year-old Erin Corwin, her husband, 21-year-old Cpl. Jonathan Corwin spoke EXCLUSIVELY with KMIR News' Gitzel Puente. 
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