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Heat Advisory in effect through Wednesday

A large area of high pressure is expected to bring temperatures up to 112-116° in the Coachella Valley through Wednesday. A Heat Advisory goes into effect on Tuesday.

94° F
34° C
Palm Springs
  • Feels Like: 94° F 34° C
  • Wind: 8 mph 13 kph at WNW
  • Humidity: 22%
  • Dew point: 50° F 10° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and steady
  • Sunrise: 5:59 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 7:45 PM PDT
  • 2 dead in New Hampshire circus tent collapse

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    Two spectators were killed Monday when a circus tent collapsed in New Hampshire amid stormy weather, the state fire marshal said.

    The Walker Brothers Circus was performing a show in Lancaster when severe weather hit, Fire Marshal William Degnan said....

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Police say man was drunk when the crash happened

A 21-year old Palm Desert man is behind bars on suspicion of drunken driving in a crash that killed a 24…

Backpack giveaways in the Coachella Valley

Backpack giveaway

Some Coachella Valley students will be going back to school even earlier this year. Now organizations…

IN-DEPTH REPORT: Multi-million dollar lawsuit filed over LQ flood damage (Part 1)

IN-DEPTH REPORT: Multi-million dollar lawsuit filed over LQ flood damage (Part 1)

IN-DEPTH REPORT: Multi-million dollar lawsuit filed over LQ flood damage.  (Part 1 of 3).  Natalie…

Arrest warrant issued for notorious jewel thief


An arrest warrant has been issued for known jewel thief Doris Payne, who's accused of stealing a ring…

Local woman makes more than $10,000 selling back her clothes

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Do you have some old clothes sitting in your closet collecting dust and wasting space? You might want…

Saturday fundraiser to purchase new jerseys at Shadow Hills High School

Shadow Hills High School Basketball Jersey Fund-raiser

Basketball players, student and families will host event hoping to achieve $10,000 fund-raising goal.

Water waster website helps people snitch from their smartphones

The state of California has unveiled a new website you can use to report water being wasted anywhere,…

Cathedral City man's trial begins for Sky Valley slaying

Andrew Michael De Los Santos

A final preparation hearing gets underway Monday for a 30-year-old Cathedral City man accused in the…

Suspect identified after 3 PSPD officers assaulted

Anthony Richard Ramos


Authorities have identified one of the three suspects involved in last Thursday's confrontation that…

Autopsy conducted on 7-year-old girl found in Coachella Canal

Girl who died in Coachella Canal was visiting her grandma

An autopsy was conducted Monday for 7-year-old Annie Lee Palmer, whose body was found in the Coachella…

Car crashes into hydrant, flooding Eisenhower Drive in La Quinta

Officials warned drivers to avoid Eisenhower Drive between Washington Street and Avenue 50 in La Quinta…

2 men arrested after 4-year-old boy shot to death

Two men have been arrested for the death of a four-year-old boy who was shot in Highland last week while…

New strategies to quit smoking and end bad habits

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Ready to kick your bad habit once and for all?

Road work to shut down portion of Date Palm Drive starting today

A stretch of Date Palm Drive will be closed for nearly two weeks in August as crews completely…

Palm Desert woman killed in Highway 74 crash

Mile Marker 81, Highway 74

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A woman who was killed when her car fell about 40 feet off a highway near Mountain Center was identified…

Koch brothers bring top GOP presidential candidates to Southern California


Some of the GOP presidential hopefuls gathered in Orange County Saturday and Sunday for a weekend of…

Armed robber targets Palm Desert liquor store

MGN Online

Police are searching for an armed man who robbed Country Club Liquors in Palm Desert early Sunday…

California woman accused of starving more than 100 animals

cow in grass field

Stephen Davies/SXC

The Monterey Herald reported Sunday that Monterey County animal welfare officers arrived at the property…

Containment of raging California wildfire jumps

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Capt. Don Camp says containment of the fire in…

Piles of debris continue to grow after Thursday's storm

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The cleanup process continues Saturday after Thursday's storm devastated parts of Palm Desert and Indian…

Indio fire leaves four homeless

The fire started around 8:30 Saturday night on Orange Grove Avenue. Fire crews said they saw light…

Crash sparks fire on Cajon Pass

Scales Fire


A crash on the main route between Southern California and Las Vegas has injured two people - including a…

Military still dealing with cyberattack 'mess'

computer servers cyberattack

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A key military email system remains offline, one week after a cyberattack that one Defense Department…

'Failed star' displays powerful auroras

Brown dwarf star


Astronomers for the first time have spotted an aurora outside of our solar system.

Cleanup continues in Indian Wells & Palm Desert after severe storm

Indian Wells Celebrity Course

The cleanup continues in Palm Desert and Indian Wells after a severe summer storm cut a path of…

Storm cleanup continues in Palm Desert Country Club

Storm cleanup continues in Palm Desert Country Club

Palm Desert Country Club got hit the hardest from Thursday's storms and cleanup efforts continue to be…

Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House nearing fundraising goal for expansion

A local Indian tribe and McDonald operators pledge more than $7 million to help the non-profit provide a…


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      You don't have to be a serious gearhead to ease your pain at the gas pump. We've collected five easy fill-up tips that don't require you to know your timing belt from a distributor cap.

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