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  • Bail set at $1.5M for Chicago cop who shot teen

    Jason Van Dyke

    Cook County State Attorney via CNN

    A judge has set a $1.5 million bond for Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was charged with murder last week after dashboard camera footage showed him shooting teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times.

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Mac Magruder Chevy is being demolished in Palm Springs

Laura Yanez - KESQ/CBS Local 2

The Mac Magruder Chevy dealership is officially being torn down. People have called the vacant building…

Can a necklace help more kids get vaccinated?

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Kushi baby

It looks like a normal necklace. Just a small, clear plastic droplet dangling from a thick black thread.

Jule's Market announces recipe contest winners

KESQ/CBS Local 2

Jule's Market has announced the winners of our Thanksgiving Day Recipe Contest! 1st place goes to…

Cyber Monday sales start strong

Cyber Monday

Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Cyber Monday is on pace to be the biggest e-commerce sales day of all time.

Are you shopping online for Cyber Monday?

MGN Online

In the first 10 hours of the day, online orders totaled an estimated $490 million, according to Adobe.…

Pakistan to kick BlackBerry out of country

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Research In Motion

BlackBerry said it will be booted from Pakistan after refusing to comply with the government's demands…

Hundreds pay respects to slain California police officer

MGN Online

Mourners are expected to gather at the Cathedral of Our Lady Of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles to…

Kids' info is exposed in toymaker hack

Children with backpacks

Security breach hit VTech's Learning Lodge online store.

Two vehicle accident leads to temporary lane closure on interstate 10

Westbound traffic on interstate 10 was slowed early Monday morning after an SUV hit a guardrail in a two…

DHS police cancel BOLO after woman located

A 19-year-old woman from Desert Hot Springs hasn't been seen for two weeks. Now police are asking the…

Iconic Joshua tree burned at national park

Joshua Tree drought

Joshua Tree National Park authorities had to cut down a tree that was torched over the weekend. They…

Holiday light show fundraiser for FIND Food Bank

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A Rancho Mirage house has transformed into a holiday light show to help feed the hungry this holiday…

Kobe Set to Retire Following 2015-2016 Season

MGN Online

Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant announced Sunday that he will retire after the 2015-16 season.

More than 121 million people expected to shop on Cyber Monday

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It's the time of year when holiday shoppers are hoping to score some serious deals and steals.

Thermal power outage at mobile home park

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A mobile home park in Thermal was without power Saturday night. CAL FIRE reports the power outage…

Cathedral City police cracking down on holiday drunk drivers

Cathedral City police will deploy its DUI Enforcement Team to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired…

Fuel spill in Banning backs up I-10 holiday traffic to Palm Springs

Banning Traffic

A tractor trailer spilled 80 gallons of fuel on the freeway in Banning, causing a major backup on…

Shoppers support local businesses on Small Business Saturday

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Black Friday madness is now behind us, making way for a recent tradition, Small Business Saturday.

Coyote snatches dog from inside CA home

A Laguna Beach family says a brazen coyote came into their home and snatched the family's 8-year-old…

This $5 computer sold out in a day

Raspberry Pi computer

Raspberry Pi Foundation via CNN

Raspberry Pi has raised the bar on low-cost computing again.

The UK-based educational nonprofit released…

Free pet adoptions on Black Saturday

The Riverside County Department of Animal Services is waiving all adoption fees at its largest animal…

Shopping or snow, how did you spend Black Friday?

Shopping or snow?

Chris Tarpening

Which is more fun, to head to the store and save money on Black Friday deals or drive to the mountains…

Travel Alert: Bring your chains if you plan mountain road trip

Traffic in snow

Dante Walker

The California Highway Patrol are warning drivers that if you want to travel to the nearby mountain…

Shoppers flock to Desert Hills Premium Outlets for Black Friday deals

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Crowds flocking to the outlets, people sitting in lawn chairs, all the sights you'd expect to see Black…

Debris from SpaceX launch found near UK island

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

A large chunk of debris from a SpaceX rocket has been found floating off a remote British island, more…

Robolights back on display in Palm Springs

Robolights back on display in Palm Springs

A whimsical winter wonderland is now back open in Palm Springs, supporting a local anti-bullying…

Celery-onion mix believed to be the source of Costco E.coli outbreak


Taylor Farms Pacific Inc. of Tracy recalls the vegetable mix found in Costco chicken salad and other…


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Cost of the 12 days of Christmas


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How much would it cost to give someone "The Twelve Days of Christmas?" Find out the updated total for 2015, according to the annual Christmas Price Index compiled by PNC Wealth Management.


Deadly weather hits parts of the U.S.

Ice on power line video image Oklahoma City


Severe weather hit parts of the U.S. including Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado causing several fatalities.

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    • 5 cheap, easy ways to catch holiday spirit

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      Just because the purse strings may be a bit tighter this year, don't let that stop you from catching the holiday spirit. We've got five simple, cheap tips that will restore the cheer this year.

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