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Firefighters responded to a two alarm blaze at the Royal Sun Inn in South Palm Springs Firefighters responded to a two alarm blaze at the Royal Sun Inn in South Palm Springs

Fire Rips Through South Palm Springs Hotel

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At approximately 6PM Friday evening Palm Springs emergency dispatch was notified of a structure fire in the area of South Palm Canyon Drive and East Twin Palms Drive in Palm Springs. Emergency crews responded to the location in less than 5 minutes. Upon arriving on scene, Palm Springs Fire identified heavy fire and smoke coming from back three floors of the Royal Sun Inn hotel. Firefighters made an interior fire tag and were able to put out the blaze, containing it to two rooms. On... More>>

Perris

Perris Couple Charged with Torturing, Imprisoning Children

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A Perris couple suspected of forcibly keeping a dozen of their children, some of them adults, in squalid conditions and with several shackled to their beds were behind bars Monday. David Allen Turpin, 56, and his wife, 49-year-old Louise Ann Turpin, were arrested Sunday on suspicion of committing multiple acts of torture and child abuse. Both are being held in lieu of $9 million bail at the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside. According to Riverside County sheriff's officia...

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24 Years Ago, the Northridge Earthquake Jolted Los Angeles: The First Day in Photos

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The magnitude-6.6 earthquake that struck Northridge around 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 17, 1994 caused chaos in the first 24 hours after it occurred. Major roadways were destroyed, fires raged and residents panicked the day the quake hit.  Take a look back at the first hours after the earthquake. All photos obtained via NBC LA. More>>

Indio

Suspect in 19-Year-old Stepdaughter's Murder Believed to be in Mexico

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The Riverside County Sheriff's Department confirmed the identity Tuesday of a 19-year-old Indio woman whose body was found last week at a home in Oasis, near the Salton Sea. 

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Palm Springs

Murder Charge Filed Against Man Accused of Killing Mother in Palm Springs, Leading South Dakota Authorities on Chase

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A suspicious death investigation in South Dakota has connections to the Coachella Valley.

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Coachella Valley Region

Recreational Marijuana Prompts Questions About The Need For Medical Prescriptions Video included

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Now that recreational marijuana is legal in California, some medical marijuana buyers are starting to wonder if they still need their prescriptions, and what If anything is the difference between buying as a patient and buying as a 21 and over customer. 

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Palm Desert

Children Hospitalized After Chemical Mix-Up in Palm Desert

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Multiple police units responded to the Jean Blossom Child Development Center at 75433 Orange Blossom Lane in Palm Desert to reports of children with injuries. According to authorities, five children received hand injuries after a janitor mixed the wrong chemicals/solutions in a soap dispenser. Cal Fire and the Riverside Emergency Management Department responded around 12:30PM. All children were transported to the hospital for treatment. Stay tuned with KMIR for more information as t...

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Riverside County

Former Coachella Deputy, Alleged Lover, Plead Not Guilty for Love Triangle Murder

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On Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, former Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Oscar Rodriguez was arrested for the murder of Luis Carlos Morin Jr. Morin was shot and killed on Jan. 27, 2014, when Rodriguez was attempting to arrest him on an outstanding warrant. Based on the information provided by the investigating agency, Rodriguez was initially cleared with a determination that the shooting was justified. Not long after, Morin’s family filed a civil suit against Riverside C...

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Palm Springs

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on Interstate 10 in Palm Springs, Police Searching For Vehicle

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Reports came in around 5:30AM Tuesday morning of a vehicle versus pedestrian accident in Palm Springs with the pedestrian sustaining major head injuries. Emergency crews arrived on scene and the pedestrian was reported deceased.

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Las Vegas Attack

Las Vegas Attack Largest Shooting in U.S. History

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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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Palm Springs

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

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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...

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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. 

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Palm Springs, CA

Residents Trapped After Flash Flood Tears Through Mobile Home Park

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

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Coachella Valley

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

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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.

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Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights: Week 2 Highlights and Final Scores

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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

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

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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

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Palm Desert

"Pack The Bus" Sets Record For School Supply Donations

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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.

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    Winter Storm Causes Dangerous Road Conditions Across the Valley

    Winter Storm Causes Dangerous Road Conditions Across the Valley

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 6:11 PM EST2018-01-09 23:11:34 GMT

    A powerful Pacific storm brought rain, wind and snow to Riverside County overnight and threatened Tuesday to create hazardous driving conditions and cause flooding where wild fires burned last year, the National Weather Service said. In the mountains, a winter storm warning was in effect until 10 p.m. today, with heavy, wet snow forecast and difficult driving conditions expected in the Idyllwild-Pine Cove area, the NWS said. The snow and wind could damage or knock down trees and powe...

    A powerful Pacific storm brought rain, wind and snow to Riverside County overnight and threatened Tuesday to create hazardous driving conditions and cause flooding where wild fires burned last year, the National Weather Service said. In the mountains, a winter storm warning was in effect until 10 p.m. today, with heavy, wet snow forecast and difficult driving conditions expected in the Idyllwild-Pine Cove area, the NWS said. The snow and wind could damage or knock down trees and powe...

  • Indio

    Crash Between Big Rig and Pick Up Snarls Traffic on Interstate 10

    Crash Between Big Rig and Pick Up Snarls Traffic on Interstate 10

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 12:23 PM EST2018-01-09 17:23:07 GMT
    A collision between a big rig and a pickup truck snarled traffic on both sides of Interstate 10 Tuesday morning. The crash was reported at around 7:40 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 10, west of Jefferson Street in Indio. Story: Man Killed After Rear Ending Big Rig in Coachella Identified The pickup's cab was mangled in the crash, which also ran the semi off the right side of the freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol. There was no immediate word on injuries. Story:...
    A collision between a big rig and a pickup truck snarled traffic on both sides of Interstate 10 Tuesday morning. The crash was reported at around 7:40 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 10, west of Jefferson Street in Indio. Story: Man Killed After Rear Ending Big Rig in Coachella Identified The pickup's cab was mangled in the crash, which also ran the semi off the right side of the freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol. There was no immediate word on injuries. Story:...
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