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  • Governor declares state of emergency in Baltimore

    Cruiser in flames

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    [Breaking news, posted at 9:32 p.m. ET]

    Baltimore City Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, according to schools spokeswoman Edie House-Foster.

    Also, authorities say that about 1,500 members of the National Guard have been deployed to Baltimore to he...

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  • Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Indio

    MGN Online

    A sample of mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus in Indio. Health officials said this is the first time since 2012 that mosquitoes have tested positive so early in the season in the Coachella Valley, when the valley had five human cases; it's highest number of human cases since 2004's total of seven.

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UC Riverside professor talks Nepal earthquake

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As Nepal sifts through the rubble of a devastating earthquake, a UC Riverside professor who visited the…

Valley transgender community reacts to Bruce Jenner's decision

Living under the harsh spotlight of the paparazzi, Olympic gold medalist and reality television star…

Homeless man says he saved 3 after building caught fire

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Four men narrowly escaped with their lives after an abandoned building fire in Desert Hot Springs.…

Louis Vuitton to premiere Cruise collection at Bob Hope estate

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Joshua Jenkins

More than 3,000 hotel rooms have been booked throughout Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley for those…

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Indio

MGN Online

A sample of mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus in Indio. Health officials said this is…

Car crashes into power pole at Varner & Bob Hope

Laura Yanez - KESQ/CBS Local 2

CHP and the Cathedral City Police Department had to close a portion of Varner Road just before noon…

iPhone 6 sales fuel Apple's second-best quarter

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Apple just posted its second-best quarter ever -- and it didn't even have the holiday shopping season…

Hawaii may raise smoking age to 21

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Hawaii is poised to become the first state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes and other…

Burial services held for teen skateboarder hit by car

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The Teen who was seriously injured after being hit by a car while riding his skateboard near Indio…

Brush fire in Granada Hills threatens homes

Wildfire sparks in Granada Hills

A wind-driven brush fire was threatening some homes in the Granada Hills area late Monday morning.

Palm Desert's Spring Concerts in the Park returns

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Music lovers can enjoy outdoor concerts throughout the month of May as Palm Desert's Spring Concerts in…

Man recovering after being shot in Palm Springs

A man was hospitalized over the weekend after being shot in Palm Springs early Saturday morning.

Southern California freeway to remain closed until Tuesday after fire

MGN Online

The California Highway Patrol said early Monday that all southbound lanes of State Route 710 in Bell…

Remains of dismembered newborn discovered in South Los Angeles

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Homicide and coroner's investigators determined the remains are that of a 1- to 3-day-old infant. Rouzan…

Too many drones over Golden Gate Bridge?

The agency that manages the Golden Gate Bridge is asking Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help in restricting…

Man arrested for exposing himself at elementary school

Andrew Isaac Foster

A Temescal Valley man who allegedly exposed himself at an elementary school on Saturday morning was…

Back-to-back festival weekends boost local economy ahead of slow summer months

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Three weekends of non-stop music and thousands of visitors flocking to the valley means big business for…

Morning fire chars home in Desert Hot Springs

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A fire charred a house in Desert Hot Springs Sunday, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. 

SoCal firefighters head to Nepal to help rescue effort

Nepal quake collapsed tower, killing scores of people

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A task force of nearly 80 Southland firefighters will be sent today to Nepal to help in rescue and…

How earthquakes are measured

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Earthquakes are measured using seismographs, which monitor the seismic waves that travel through the…

Joshua Tree National Park area restored

Joshua Tree National Park

Conservators have restored a popular hiking spot in Joshua Tree National Park that became riddled with…

Extreme wind conditions might cause problems for Stagecoach and the White Party

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It's hard to forget the sand storms which plagued last year's music festival weekends.

2 ex Buena Park officials plead guilty to embezzlement

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2 ex Buena Park officials plead guilty to embezzlement.

Extraordinary moment: Olympian identifies as transgender

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Extraordinary moment: Olympian identifies as transgender

Android robot urinates on Apple logo in Google Maps

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In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what…

Japanese companies tests robots in workplace

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A crowd gathers near the entrance of Tokyo's upscale Mitsukoshi Department Store, which traces its…

Trek issues nearly 1 million bike recall after rider paralyzed

Trek issues nearly 1 million bike recall after rider paralyzed

Trek issues nearly 1 million bike recall after rider paralyzed

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Faces of Obama's cabinet

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Loretta Lynch was sworn in as U.S. attorney general on Monday. She's the first African-American woman to hold the position. Click through to see more faces of President Obama's cabinet.

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Career timeline of Attorney General Loretta Lynch

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Here is a look at the life of Loretta Lynch who was sworn in on Monday as U.S. attorney general. Lynch is first black female attorney general in American history.

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