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  • Murder Charged Filed Against Coachella Man

    Murder Charged Filed Against Coachella Man

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:50:03 GMT
    A murder charge was filed today against a 20-year-old Coachella man suspected of fatally shooting an Indio resident earlier this month. Nestor Gazca Cervantes was driving near Avenue 54 and Shady Lane in Coachella about 7 p.m. Friday when an officer pulled him over and arrested him on suspicion of the killing of 25-year-old Christopher Luis Aguilar
    A murder charge was filed today against a 20-year-old Coachella man suspected of fatally shooting an Indio resident earlier this month. Nestor Gazca Cervantes was driving near Avenue 54 and Shady Lane in Coachella about 7 p.m. Friday when an officer pulled him over and arrested him on suspicion of the killing of 25-year-old Christopher Luis Aguilar
  • Coachella Man, 34, Reported Missing

    Coachella Man, 34, Reported Missing

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-07-31 00:19:59 GMT
    Sheriff's deputies sought the public's help today in finding a 34-year-old Coachella Valley man who may be suicidal. Juan Pedro Valladares was last seen in North Palm Springs Friday, when he asked a family member for gasoline money to leave the area, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.``He also made statements indicating he wanted to harm himself,'' 
    Sheriff's deputies sought the public's help today in finding a 34-year-old Coachella Valley man who may be suicidal. Juan Pedro Valladares was last seen in North Palm Springs Friday, when he asked a family member for gasoline money to leave the area, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.``He also made statements indicating he wanted to harm himself,'' 
  • SPECIAL REPORT: UFO Sightings in the Desert

    SPECIAL REPORT: UFO Sightings in the Desert

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:56:16 GMT
    JOSHUA TREE - The high-desert is a "hot spot" for UFO sightings, people have documented what they say are mysterious objects flying high in the starry sky. We traveled to Giant Rock and Joshua Tree where we learned about the sightings and the history behind the free-standing boulder.
    JOSHUA TREE - The high-desert is a "hot spot" for UFO sightings, people have documented what they say are mysterious objects flying high in the starry sky. We traveled to Giant Rock and Joshua Tree where we learned about the sightings and the history behind the free-standing boulder.
  • Thermal Man Arrested for Murder of Juan Ceballos

    Thermal Man Arrested for Murder of Juan Ceballos

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:52:34 GMT
    A 25-year-old Thermal man is facing arraignment tomorrow on a murder charge with a hate crime allegation in the July 13 shooting death of a 20-year-old Mecca resident, Riverside County authorities revealed today. Charges were filed Wednesday against Miguel Angel Bautista Ramirez, who was arrested Monday in Coachella and booked on suspicion of murdering Juan Ceballos. 
    A 25-year-old Thermal man is facing arraignment tomorrow on a murder charge with a hate crime allegation in the July 13 shooting death of a 20-year-old Mecca resident, Riverside County authorities revealed today. Charges were filed Wednesday against Miguel Angel Bautista Ramirez, who was arrested Monday in Coachella and booked on suspicion of murdering Juan Ceballos. 
  • New Group Tackles Noise Complaints from Vacation Rentals

    New Group Tackles Noise Complaints from Vacation Rentals

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:02:35 GMT
    PALM SPRINGS - Many residents in Deepwell Estates say they've had enough of the excessive noise coming from vacation rentals near their homes. Matilda Jones, who's lived in the area for 32 years, explains it's become more of a problem in recent years.
    PALM SPRINGS - Many residents in Deepwell Estates say they've had enough of the excessive noise coming from vacation rentals near their homes. Matilda Jones, who's lived in the area for 32 years, explains it's become more of a problem in recent years.
  • YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. ® : Appliance Repair Scam in Coachella Valley

    YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. ® : Appliance Repair Scam in Coachella Valley

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:41:08 GMT
    DESERT HOT SPRINGS - There seems to be a scam going around the Valley involving someone claiming to be an appliance repairman for a company called "Appliance Solutions".
    DESERT HOT SPRINGS - There seems to be a scam going around the Valley involving someone claiming to be an appliance repairman for a company called "Appliance Solutions".
  • Man Arrested for Indio Shooting Death

    Man Arrested for Indio Shooting Death

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:51:35 GMT
    INDIO -- A 20-year-old man is behind bars for the shooting death of Christopher Luis Aguilar last weekend.
    INDIO -- A 20-year-old man is behind bars for the shooting death of Christopher Luis Aguilar last weekend.
  • Pair Arrested after Car Theft and Chase

    Pair Arrested after Car Theft and Chase

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:57:19 GMT
    Two people who allegedly fled sheriff's deputies in a stolen vehicle and were found hiding in a Coachella home were behind bars today.  Gilardo Davila, 25, and Jessica Garcia, 23, both of Coachella, were arrested Monday morning in the 83000 block of Shadowrock Drive, RiversideCounty sheriff's Sgt. Tim White said.  Deputies patrolling started following the vehicle near Avenue 50 and VanBuren Street in La Quinta about 8:45 a.m., and a chase ensued, he said. 
    Two people who allegedly fled sheriff's deputies in a stolen vehicle and were found hiding in a Coachella home were behind bars today.  Gilardo Davila, 25, and Jessica Garcia, 23, both of Coachella, were arrested Monday morning in the 83000 block of Shadowrock Drive, RiversideCounty sheriff's Sgt. Tim White said.  Deputies patrolling started following the vehicle near Avenue 50 and VanBuren Street in La Quinta about 8:45 a.m., and a chase ensued, he said. 
  • Trending Alert: A Man Left Alone in Las Vegas Airport. See What He Did

    Trending Alert: A Man Left Alone in Las Vegas Airport. See What He Did

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-06-11 21:34:42 GMT
    His name is Richard Dunn trying to entertain himself when he was at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas overnight. What he did was entertain the world with this viral video. Celine Dion's "All By Myself" has never been this funny.
    His name is Richard Dunn trying to entertain himself when he was at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas overnight. What he did was entertain the world with this viral video. Celine Dion's "All By Myself" has never been this funny.
  • 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 
  • Elizabeth Beaubien

    Elizabeth Beaubien

    Elizabeth Beaubien anchors weekday editions of KMIR News at 5pm, 6pm & 11pm, and KMIR News at 10pm on KPSE.
    Elizabeth Beaubien anchors weekday editions of KMIR News at 5pm, 6pm & 11pm, and KMIR News at 10pm on KPSE.
  • 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.
  • Bridges offers Comic-Con a look at 'The Giver'

    Bridges offers Comic-Con a look at 'The Giver'

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:22:31 GMT
    Jeff Bridges gave Comic-Con a look at his latest film.
    Jeff Bridges keeps on giving at Comic-Con.
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  • 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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