Commercial structure fire at Cook Street and Velie Way

Riverside County Fire confirms firefighters are working on a two alarm structure fire in Palm Desert at the intersection of Cook Street and Velie Way.

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Campgrounds evacuated near Central California wildfire

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FIVE-PEAT! Palm Springs Power win 5th straight SCCBL title

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Alleged DUI driver takes out power in Palm Springs crash

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Man crashes car evading Desert Hot Springs DUI checkpoint

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A man is in jail for evading police during a DUI checkpoint in Desert Hot Springs, police say.

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Two lanes of eastbound I-10 were closed near Cabazon during a police pursuit, according to CHP.

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