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  • Outspoken critic of Putin shot and killed

    Boris Nemtsov former Russian deputy prime minister

    Boris Nemtsov former Russian deputy prime minister

    Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was killed Friday night, shot several times from a car on a bridge he was walking across, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation said in a statement Saturday.

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    By Frederik Pleitgen, Steve Almasy and Gena Somra CNN

Iran hacked a US casino, US says

Hacking server room

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It's been a year since American billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company was hacked. Now the blame…

Woman arrested, man sought in Indian Wells burglaries

An 18-year-old woman was arrested and a 31-year-old man was being sought in connection with a rash of…

Restaurant owner says employee arrested for trying to burn down bistro

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The owner of Twin Palms Bistro & Lounge in Palm Springs said one of his employees attempted to burn his…

Measles cases linked to Las Vegas restaurant



Four cases of measles have been linked to a restaurant at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas,…

Viewer-submitted video shows SWAT standoff in Indio Friday morning

Photo courtesy of Frances Brito

An Indio man was arrested early Friday morning after a brief standoff with Desert Regional SWAT.

14-year-old arrested for robbing ice cream man at gun-point

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The Coachella Police Department arrested a 14-year-old after an ice cream man was held up with a rifle…

CVWD explains cloudy drinking water in La Quinta

A small amount of La Quinta residents woke up Friday morning to cloudy drinking water that had a strong…

'Rock the House' festival takes place Saturday

Rock the House festival takes place Saturday

Willard Lacro from Palm Desert Charter Middle School talks about the Rock the House Festival that…

Cold Case follow up: Father returns to where son was killed

Andy Elam was killed over 25 years ago on a popular hiking trail.  Since Andy's murder, his father…

California issues 110,000 driver's licenses to immigrants

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California has handed out 110,000 driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally during the…

Take a look at first legal medical marijuana dispensary set to open in DHS

A look inside the first legal medical marijuana dispensary in Desert Hot Springs, set to open next week. 

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Answer our viewer poll question to weigh in. We might share the results during our evening newscasts.

FBI Stats: Overall crime down, violent crimes up in county

FBI Stats: Overall crime down, violent crimes up in county

FBI Stats: Overall crime down, violent crimes up in county. Natalie Brunell breaks down the statistics…

One person critically injured in Cathedral City crash

A crash between a van and tour bus resulted in multiple injuries Thursday night.

Student Athlete - Alina Hudson

Alina Hudson

Angelo Caruso (@SportswithAC) introduces you to Student Athlete of the Week, Alina Hudson.

Get ready for lawsuits over net neutrality


Comcast is firing warning shots over the FCC's historic decision Thursday.

The agency passed new Internet…

Apple to host 'special' event on March 9

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Apple has announced that it will hold a "special" event on Monday, March 9 in San Francisco.

The company…

Technology helping solve cold cases

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Detectives across the country are dedicating time to cold cases and getting results.  Advances in…

FCC approves net neutrality rules, no 'fast lanes' for web

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The Federal Communication Commission has voted in new regulations for the Internet.

UK seeks genius hackers to fight cyberterror

Cyber attack server room

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A fake cyberattack was staged against a landmark telecommunications building, but it was no mere…

Indio mayor considers congressional run against Ruiz

(R) Lupe Ramos Watson

Indio Mayor Lupe Ramos Watson is considering a congressional run against Congressman Raul Ruiz because…

Judge declares mistrial in Desert Hot Springs cold case murder

Michael Jerome Hayes

A Riverside judge has declared a mistrial for Michael Jerome Hayes, who is accused of killing a…

Goldenvoice to hold job fair for those looking for part-time gig

Goldenvoice Music Festivals

Producers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach Country Music Festival are…

Building unscathed after trash fire sparks in Palm Springs

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The Palm Springs Fire Department was called to a fire near an abandoned building on the northeast corner…

NJ inmate possibly linked to DHS child porn ring

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NJ inmate possibly linked to DHS child porn ring. Natalie Brunell reports.

How well-vaccinated is your child's school?

Student vaccinations

The California Department of Public Health has a website where you can find out how well-vaccinated your…

Preliminary hearing continued for man accused in child porn ring

John David Yoder

KESQ/CBS Local 2

A teen who stayed at the home of a licensed foster parent and Palm Springs Unified School District aide…


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Remembering Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy

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Actor Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock on "Star Trek," died Friday at 83. Here is a look at his life.


Notable deaths of 2015

Leonard Nimoy

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Take a look at the most notable deaths of 2015.

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