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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.
  • Murrieta Man Killed Wife, an Escondido Cop

    Murrieta Man Killed Wife, an Escondido Cop

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:37:33 GMT
    A Murrieta man is suspected of killing his police officer wife and attempting to burn down their house to cover up the crime, authorities revealed today. Freddy Perez Rojas, 27, was arrested Wednesday night and booked into the Southwest Detention Center on suspicion of murder, arson and child endangerment 
    A Murrieta man is suspected of killing his police officer wife and attempting to burn down their house to cover up the crime, authorities revealed today. Freddy Perez Rojas, 27, was arrested Wednesday night and booked into the Southwest Detention Center on suspicion of murder, arson and child endangerment 
  • Two Indio Men Shot Sunday are Identified

    Two Indio Men Shot Sunday are Identified

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:29:56 GMT
    Two young men killed in separate shootings about 20 minutes apart in Indio on Sunday were identified today. Julian Palomino Lopez, 20, of Indio, was believed to have been shot near North Jackson Park in the 43200 block of Towne Street, and 25-year-old Christopher Luis Aguilar of Indio was shot in the 83700 block of Avenue 48, Indio police spokesman Sgt. Dan Marshall said.
    Two young men killed in separate shootings about 20 minutes apart in Indio on Sunday were identified today. Julian Palomino Lopez, 20, of Indio, was believed to have been shot near North Jackson Park in the 43200 block of Towne Street, and 25-year-old Christopher Luis Aguilar of Indio was shot in the 83700 block of Avenue 48, Indio police spokesman Sgt. Dan Marshall said.
  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Planned Power Outages Delayed Due to Heat

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Planned Power Outages Delayed Due to Heat

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:47:15 GMT
    PALM DESERT - Two planned power outages in Palm Desert have been delayed due to the extreme heat and overwhelming calls Southern California Edison has received. This isn't a typical action SCE takes, but they re-evaluated the situation and decided it was best to reschedule for a cooler time of year.
    PALM DESERT - Two planned power outages in Palm Desert have been delayed due to the extreme heat and overwhelming calls Southern California Edison has received. This isn't a typical action SCE takes, but they re-evaluated the situation and decided it was best to reschedule for a cooler time of year.

  • 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. 
  • Man Pleaded Not Guilty to Posing as Indian Wells Property Owner

    Man Pleaded Not Guilty to Posing as Indian Wells Property Owner

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:08:41 GMT
    A 54-year-old Palm Desert man is being prosecuted on criminal charges for allegedly posing as an Indian Wells property owner to get free tickets to the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament and discounts at a golf club. 
    A 54-year-old Palm Desert man is being prosecuted on criminal charges for allegedly posing as an Indian Wells property owner to get free tickets to the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament and discounts at a golf club. 
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Marriage, power and sex rule CW's 'Reign' season 2

    Marriage, power and sex rule CW's 'Reign' season 2

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:49:39 GMT
    When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
    When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.
  • 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.
  • 3 Killed in Plane Crash Near Lake Elsinore

    3 Killed in Plane Crash Near Lake Elsinore

    Monday, July 7 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-07-07 18:18:59 GMT
    A woman lost her husband, father and uncle when asmall plane crashed in the Santa Ana mountains off Ortega Highway near Lake Elsinore over the weekend, killing all three men aboard, relatives said.   Relatives identified 32-year-old Jacob Griffiths of Irvine as one of the three men on the plane. 
    A woman lost her husband, father and uncle when asmall plane crashed in the Santa Ana mountains off Ortega Highway near Lake Elsinore over the weekend, killing all three men aboard, relatives said.   Relatives identified 32-year-old Jacob Griffiths of Irvine as one of the three men on the plane. 
  • You Ask. We Investigate.® My Neighbor Smokes Pot

    You Ask. We Investigate.® My Neighbor Smokes Pot

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-07-15 00:47:21 GMT
    LA QUINTA - A Valley resident claims her next-door-neighbor is constantly smoking pot permeating her backyard. "It smells like skunk," she says, adding it's affecting her health.
    LA QUINTA - A Valley resident claims her next-door-neighbor is constantly smoking pot permeating her backyard. "It smells like skunk," she says, adding it's affecting her health.
  • 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 
  • 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 ...
  • Man says he shot burglar who said she was pregnant

    Man says he shot burglar who said she was pregnant

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:04:46 GMT
    An 80-year-old man says he shot and killed a fleeing woman whom he had caught burglarizing his home, despite her plea that she was pregnant.
    Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of...
  • Indio Police Chief to Have Lunch with Locals Friday

    Indio Police Chief to Have Lunch with Locals Friday

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:44:37 GMT
    Indio Police Chief Richard Twiss will meet community members for lunch tomorrow. The city is launching its ``Lunch with the Chief'' community outreach program, which will be held at noon monthly on the second-to-last Friday at the Shepherd of the Valley United Methodist Church.Residents can ask questions and voice concerns, Indio police spokesman Sgt. Dan Marshall said. Attendees should bring their own bagged lunch.
    Indio Police Chief Richard Twiss will meet community members for lunch tomorrow. The city is launching its ``Lunch with the Chief'' community outreach program, which will be held at noon monthly on the second-to-last Friday at the Shepherd of the Valley United Methodist Church.Residents can ask questions and voice concerns, Indio police spokesman Sgt. Dan Marshall said. Attendees should bring their own bagged lunch.
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  • Local Couple Celebrates 74th Wedding Anniversary

    Local Couple Celebrates 74th Wedding Anniversary

    Many couples try to stay together for as long as they could but not everyone could reach Wayne and Charlotte's milestone.  The local couple is celebrating their 74th year of marriage!  How did they do it?  Take a look!
    Many couples try to stay together for as long as they could but not everyone could reach Wayne and Charlotte's milestone.  The local couple is celebrating their 74th year of marriage!  How did they do it?  Take a look!
  • Help Find Coco the Missing Dog of Special Needs Child

    Help Find Coco the Missing Dog of Special Needs Child

    If you have any information on Coco, please email us at news@kmir.com 
    If you have any information on Coco, please email us at news@kmir.com 
  • President Barack Obama Visit to Valley

    President Barack Obama Visit to Valley

  • Valley Easter Egg Hunts

    Valley Easter Egg Hunts

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:41:31 GMT
    Take a look at some of the Easter Egg Hunts in the Coachella Valley this weekend.
    Take a look at some of the Easter Egg Hunts in the Coachella Valley this weekend.
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
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