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  • Live anthrax inadvertently sent by military

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    CDC

    Four Defense Department workers have been put in post-exposure treatment, a defense official said, following the revelation the U.S. military inadvertently shipped live anthrax samples in the last several days.

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    By Barbara Starr CNN Pentagon Correspondent

DSUSD wants eight schools to add full-day kindergarten

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Joe Galli - KESQ

The Desert Sand Unified School District (DSUSD) announced Wednesday it wants to add full-day…

IRS hack traced back to Russia

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Mark Hill/CNN

Russian hackers are suspected of stealing the identities of more than 100,000 people through an IRS…

2nd man arrested for robbing Indio Chevron station

A second man has been arrested on suspicion of robbing a Chevron gas station in Indio on May 13.…

Stubborn attic fire causes $750K damage to La Quinta home

Alexandra Pierce - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Firefighters have fully contained a fire that sparked in the attic of a La Quinta home on Wednesday. 

Periscope: Four ways it's shaking up media

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Chris Jackson/Getty Images

It's May 2, and in London, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered St. Mary's hospital to give birth to…

Cathedral City students honored with street names

Three new street signs in Cathedral City are honoring outstanding seniors.

Cathedral City student advances in National Spelling Bee

Jenna-May Ingall

A Cathedral City eighth-grader who won the Riverside County Spelling Bee in March is moving up through…

Man arrested on suspicion of stealing dump truck

Gary Ryan

Police have arrested a 28-year-old man from Thousand Palms who's accused of stealing a landscaping dump…

Town hall brings LQ flood victims together ahead of lawsuit

5-26 Lq Flood Meeting

Town hall brings La Quinta flood victims together ahead of lawsuit. Natalie Brunell reports.

Smoke alert forces emergency landing at Los Angles International Airport

The Boeing 737 heading from San Jose to San Diego landed safely around 10 p.m. Tuesday and was…

Criminals use IRS website to steal data on 104,000 people

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iStock / Luevanos

A "sophisticated" organized crime syndicate used the IRS website to steal tax forms full of personal…

Locals talk bounce house safety

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SXC

Dramatic video taken Monday shows a waterspout off the south Florida coast sending a bounce house with…

El Paseo kicks off "Summer Chill" shopping, dining deals

El Paseo

Foot traffic tends to die down in the desert as the temperatures rise. This year some El Paseo shops…

Local lawsuit over 'sketchy' use of shoe slogan

Terri Kelly at her home in Palm Desert

Samantha Cortese - KESQ

A major legal fight is taking place right here in the Coachella Valley.  A Palm Desert woman says one…

Well in the Desert moves to new location

Well in the Desert moves to new location

Joe Galli

Homeless people in Palm Springs have a new location where they can go to get services and cool off.

Police outline new details from deadly Indio shooting

Chris Tarpening - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Authorities have released more details regarding the suspect who shot and killed a man in Indio last…

Convicted murderer sentenced to death

MGN Online

A man convicted of murder and other crimes in a months-long spree of home invasion robberies a decade…

CHP releases Memorial Day weekend DUI stats

MGN Online

The California Highway Patrol was out in force for the Memorial Day weekend to make sure nobody was…

Pitch-correcting software has changed music forever

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CNN

"Do you believe in life after love?" Cher used to sing. And if you've ever heard that song, you might…

Motorcyclist killed on Gene Autry Trail

Motorcyclist accident

Joe Galli

The Riverside County Coroner's office has released the identity of the man killed in a motorcycle crash…

Anaheim couple found, relief and grief for loved ones

The two week search for a missing Anaheim couple, headed to the Coachella Valley from San Diego, has…

Company lowers worst-case scenario for Santa Barbara oil spill

Oil spill cleanup

CNN, Getty Images, plainsallamerican.com, LoudLabs News

Plains All American is still cleaning up the spill along the Santa Barbara County coastline and…

California porn actors say proposed safety rules go too far

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Critics say a state proposal that would require California porn productions to boost safety standards to…

Memorial Day Observance at Desert Memorial Park

The Desert Veterans' Memorial Association and the Palm Springs Cemetery District held a Memorial Day…

Lineup announced for 2015 ShortFest & Film Festival

Organizers of the 2015 Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market announced the first 13…

Tinder, other hookup apps blamed for rise in STDs

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Rhode Island's Department of Health says that sexually transmitted diseases are way up in the state, in…

Memorial Day traffic improving

I-10 Memorial Day Traffic

Chris Tarpening

Traffic was beginning to move smoothly late Monday night on Westbound Interstate 10 after earlier…

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Deadly floods turn Houston highways to rivers

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Marc Longoria/CNN iReport

Parts of Houston saw more than 11 inches of rain Monday and Tuesday, turning normally bustling highways to rivers. Check out select images from Houston news station KPRC.

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FIFA rocked by corruption investigation

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The football world was rocked Wednesday when a host of the sport's leading officials were arrested in Zurich, Switzerland.

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