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  • GOP establishment braces for SC showdown

    Marco Rubio in South Carolina

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    Donald Trump's dominance in the New Hampshire primary is sparking a feverish battle in South Carolina for someone to emerge as the establishment favorite.

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    By MJ Lee CNN Politics Reporter

Deadly day on I-10 following 3 big rig crashes

Christopher Flicker - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Two people were killed after three crashes occurred on I-10 Wednesday morning.

Experts taking steps to keep Zika virus out of the Coachella Valley

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Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control is working to stop the spread of the Zika virus.

Police arrest 5 people after pursuit through Palm Springs

Suspect arrest

Palm Springs Police

5 people are behind bars after one suspect leads officers on a high speed chase through Palm Springs…

PSPD responds to home near Demuth Park

Joe Galli - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Several officers with the Palm Springs Police Department responded to a home on Mesquite Avenue, across…

Experts talk about proper way to dispose of meds

MGN Online

Jenifer Daniels looks into the right way to dispose of unused and unwanted medications in a special…

PSPD names new Chief of Police

PSPD Chief of Police Bryan Reyes

KESQ/CBS Local 2

Officials with the Palm Springs Police Department said a longtime veteran officer will be the city's…

PSPD announces road closures for President Obama's visit

KESQ/CBS Local 2

President Obama is expected to arrive in the Coachella Valley on Friday, and the Palm Springs Police…

Family awarded $6.95M in wrongful death suit against Coachella sheriff's deputy

Coachella OIS

New information alleging a love triangle between the deputy, the deceased and his girlfriend may have…

CHP talks about unique rescue on I-10

CHP talks about unique rescue on I-10

Crews worked for three hours to free a man from a big rig crash on eastbound I-10 near Desert Center…

The Twitter disaster shows no signs of letting up

Twitter, NYSE


It's hard for the small core of Twitter addicts to accept, but Twitter just isn't popular enough to be…

Local Asian business owners excited for ASEAN Summit at Sunnylands

Local Asian business owners excited for ASEAN Summit at Sunnylands


Some local Asian business owners are excited for next weeks economic summit where President Obama and…

Man arrested in Mecca for assault with a deadly weapon, other charges

Jose Flores Guzman

Man arrested in Mecca for assault with a deadly weapon, other charges

The zombie apocalypse will void Amazon's terms of service



Don't worry: Amazon's new terms of service won't apply if zombies attack.

For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning; Sanders trounces Clinton

Trump, Sanders split


Trump posted a decisive victory in the New Hampshire primary, a once-unthinkable first for a campaign…

Rocket with government payload launches from California


30th Space Wing, Vandenberg AFB

The Delta IV rocket lit up clear night skies at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday as it lifted off from Vandenberg…

Study: Teenage weed use may hurt verbal skills later

Medical marijuana


People who smoked weed regularly as teenagers remembered fewer words as they entered middle age,…

Annual hot air balloon festival starts Friday

Hot air balloon

Annual hot air balloon festival starts Friday. Festivities start 6 a.m. in Cathedral City.  Event…

Closing arguments up next in child porn trial

John Yoder in court

KESQ/CBS Local 2

Closing arguments are set to begin Wednesday in the molestation and child pornography trial of a former…

U.S. Soccer Gold Medalist talks about header ban for kids

Abby Wambach

Dante Walker

U.S. Soccer Gold Medalist Abby Wambach, known for her diving header, weighs in on the controversy of…

White House previews upcoming summit at Sunnylands with ASEAN

President Obama

The White House gives a preview of President Obama's historic Sunnylands summit with leaders from the…

Cities improve infrastructure to contend with El Niño

CBS Local 2/KESQ

Some would say El Niño has thus far been a bust here in Southern California, but that's not the case…

Preparing for El Niño starts at home

KESQ/CBS Local 2

So far, the bulk of El Niño storms have targeted the northern and central parts of California. But…

Dispensary offers free pot for patients with cancer & PTSD

Green Leaf Wellness now open in Desert Hot Springs

KESQ/CBS Local 2

Green Leaf Wellness, the newest dispensary in Desert Hot Springs, is offering free medical marijuana to…

Deputies investigate after victim robbed near casino

Joe Galli - KESQ/CBS Local 2

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department has ended its search for a suspect after someone was robbed…

Gas drops below $2 at some Coachella Valley stations

Photo courtesy of Chandi Group USA

It's not a common sight in the Coachella Valley; gas prices under $2!

Weather team tracks impact of El Niño storms

KESQ/CBS Local 2

The California drought continues, even with several El Niño-driven storms already hitting the state…

Valley man fights to get dogs back from county after fire

DHS dog deaths fire

A fire sparked at a home in Desert Hot Springs and killed a number of cats and dogs inside. Animal…


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Election 2016: Who has dropped out

Chris Christie at NH debate

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5 reasons why the stock market correction isn't so bad

Wall Street stocks plunge

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Global stock markets have been rocked by major correction thus far in 2016, with some important global indices already in bear market territory, but here's why the recent stock market sell-off is actually a good thing.

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