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  • 7-year-old girl's body found in Coachella Canal

    Dante Walker - KESQ/CBS Local 2

    Deputies with the Imperial County Sheriff's Department have confirmed that the body found in the Coachella Canal on Thursday is a 7-year-old girl who hadn't been seen since Tuesday night when she reportedly fell into the canal in Niland.

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  • Zimbabwe calls for dentist's extradition

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    David Amyot

    As outrage grows over the killing of Cecil the lion, Zimbabwe has called on the United States to extradite the American dentist who shot the prized big cat this month.

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Firefighters extinguish house fire in Coachella

Megan Terlecky - KESQ/CBS Local 2

The Riverside County Fire Department and Cal Fire was called to a house fire in Coachella late Friday…

Some will be without power for most of Friday after storm

Thursday night's storm is causing some big problems in Palm Desert. Multiple road closures are in place…

7-year-old girl's body found in Coachella Canal

Dante Walker - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Deputies with the Imperial County Sheriff's Department have confirmed that the body found in the…

Photos: lightning , rain wreaks havoc in Palm Desert

Lightning strikes took down power lines and rain flooded roads near the Palm Desert Country Club as a…

Summer storms making hot conditions even hotter

Summer storms making hot conditions even hotter

Monsoonal moisture has moved in, causing storms west of the San Jacinto Mountains and hot, muggy weather…

WHO: Ebola vaccine highly effective in trial

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NIH

A newly developed vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus is "highly effective" and could help prevent…

Heavy rainfall floods some High Desert roads

Joe Galli - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Monsoonal storms continue to move across Southern California on Thursday. So far the rain has missed…

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…

Future of 80-year-old Ranch in question after fire

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The owners of an 80-year-old ranch are asking for help after it was heavily damaged by fire. Desert…

Drought is tough on trees but there are water wise ways to keep them alive

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In our current drought, we're told time and time again we need to cut back on water. Inevitably when you…

Ron Oden announces he will run for Palm Springs Mayor again

Ron Oden

KESQ-TV

Former Palm Springs Mayor Ron Oden announces he will run for Mayor in November 2015.

Father, daughter identified after deadly crash in Beaumont

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A one-year old child is the second person to die after a crash in Beaumont Wednesday afternoon.

3 arrested after riding away on police 'bait' bicycle

Palm Springs Police Department

The Palm Springs Police Department arrested three men after they were seen taking a bait bicycle during…

Primordial soup of compounds found on comet

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ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA

Could life on Earth have been kick-started by a comet strike? A startling discovery by the Rosetta…

Register now for the 2nd Annual Rae Of Hope Leadership Retreat

Rae of Hope Foundation

Register now for the 2nd Annual Rae Of Hope Leadership Retreat! 

Traffic crawls near Desert Center after rollover crash

A truck driver was injured and traffic snarled for more than four hours when a tractor-trailer rig…

Person of interest sought after 4-year-old shot to death

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department

Deputies with the Highland Police Department are searching for a person of interest after a…

Two people out of home after fire ignites in Indio

Two people are without a home after a fire sparked Wednesday night in Indio.

Nearly two-thirds of Californians believe global warming is impacting state's ongoing drought

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The poll shows 79 percent of residents think global warming is a very serious or somewhat serious threat…

SPECIAL REPORT: Indian Wells homeowners demand answers about floods

Indian Wells homeowners demand answers about floods

 Indian Wells homeowners demand answers about floods, Natalie Brunell reports.

Some valley voters showing support for Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders

CNN

With 467 days until the presidential election, an event like this is unusually early. Joe Galli reports.

Shelter from the Storm loses critical funding

Without a six-figure cash infusion in the next 90 days, Shelter from the Storm will be forced to make…

Facebook is now the world's most-used tech product

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Think Facebook is passé? Think again.

At the end of June, nearly 1.5 billion people used Facebook at…

Samsung misjudged high demand for its smartphone

Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone

Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Oops! Samsung hasn't been making enough of their flagship Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones.

Samsung…

All school districts in Coachella Valley brace for strict water restrictions

All school districts in Coachella Valley brace for strict water restrictions

School districts in the Coachella Valley have started to prepare for the water use restrictions in the…

Hikers rescued; who pays the bill?

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Some people have questioned whether the hikers should face fines to deter others from being caught…

Lost hikers rescued in Palm Springs

Two people had to be rescued while hiking in Palm Springs Tuesday night after becoming lost on the…

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Confidence grows that piece of Flight 370 found

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Debris found in the western Indian Ocean on Wednesday appears to be part of a Boeing 777.

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Famous female trailblazers in sports

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Jen Welter, who made history this week by becoming the first woman to hold a coaching position in the NFL, is only the latest woman to blaze a trail in the world of sports. Click on for some others.

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