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  • All passengers off Adriatic ferry; 7 dead

    Greek ferry disaster

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    Seven people have now been confirmed dead after a ferry caught fire in the Adriatic Sea on Sunday, the Italian coast guard said Monday.

    The discovery of two more bodies raised the death toll from five, the coast guard said in a post on Twitter.


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Power restored to Cathedral City residents after early morning outage

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Southern California Edison crews restored power to 1,100 customers.

Christmas weekend at the box office

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies


Several Christmas Day openers raked in more than $30 million each at the box office this holiday weekend.

Child found safe after crews search Palm Springs hiking trail

A full search and rescue team was called out to search for a seven-year-old boy who got separated from…

Singer, actor, valley resident Frankie Randall passes away

American singer, actor and valley resident Frankie Randall passed away peacefully this evening after…

Police search for Palm Springs bank robbery suspect

A man with a pistol robbed a U.S. Bank branch just before closing time and made off with an undisclosed…

Woman crashes near train tracks in Palm Springs

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An elderly female drove into some railing on North Indian Canyon Saturday night, shutting down the road…

Elder Bush remains hospitalized

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George Bush Library and Museum

Former President George H.W. Bush has improved, but will remain in the hospital through the weekend,…

Fire Destroys Palm Springs Restaurant

Investigation underway into fire that destroyed Bernie's Supper Club in Palm Springs 

Attempted copper thieves drain business for several Indio shops

Sip Coffeehouse, attempted copper theft, water outage

Water is back on for a string of businesses in Indio after thieves tried to steal copper valves. Shops…

Missing Yucca Valley man found in Texas

A Yucca Valley man who went missing on Christmas Eve is reported found.

Three people shot in Desert Hot Springs Saturday night

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Desert Hot Springs police say three people were shot and taken to a local hospital late Saturday night.

PlayStation Network back up after cyberattack

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Sony said Sunday its PlayStation Network for online gaming is back after a multi-day outage on some of…

Some doubt North Korea was behind Sony hack

Sony logo on headquarters


Sure, North Korea's government despises the movie "The Interview."

But when its propagandists say it did…

Palm Springs U.S. Bank Robbed

The U.S. bank  located at 1793 East Palm Canyon Drive was robbed on Friday, December 26 at approximately…

How Twitter 'astonished' Neil deGrasse Tyson

Twitter, tweet, social media

It's a figure that even astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is having a hard time wrapping his brilliant…

Alleged drunk driver causes deadly crash in Rancho Mirage

Police arrested a 33-year-old suspected drunk driver for triggering a three-vehicle crash in Rancho…

'The Interview' illegally downloaded 750,000 times on Christmas

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"The Interview" was a big hit with pirates on Christmas.

Suspect identified in deadly Coachella officer involved shooting

We now know the name of the suspect shot and killed after police say he fought with a Sheriff's deputy…

Inmate breaks out of Northern Calif. jail

Freddy Swanson

Authorities say an inmate broke out of jail by climbing up a ventilation duct and punching out a window…

Man Shot in Desert Hot Springs

Shooting Near Little Morongo and Two Bunch Palms

Man walking dog tries to shoot pitbull, shoots owner in the head.  Victim has a graze wound to the head.

PlayStation exec: It was a cyberattack

PlayStation 4

Courtesy Sony

A Sony executive said Saturday that a cyberattack was to blame for the network woes that have been…

Slow start to after Chirstmas shopping

Westfield Mall slow day after Christmas

Between returns, gift cards, and door buster sales you would think the Westfield Mall in Palm Desert…

Hackers behind gamers' offline misery?

Xbox game controller


Disrupted PlayStation and Xbox networks frustrated gamers much of Friday, one day after going down on…

SpaceX will try landing rocket on tiny ship at sea

SpaceX Dragon at ISS


The way we send stuff into space hasn't changed much in the past 50 years: Multi-stage rockets spend…

California gears up for migrant driver's licenses

Mexicans Largest Immigrant Population in U.S.

Immigrant advocates say most should be able to get licensed without trouble but want anyone who…

California health officials issue caramel apple warning

The Food and Drug Administration is continuing to advise consumers not to eat any pre-packed,…

H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation gives nearly $1.8M to valley charities

After six years of presenting $25,000 to a new nonprofit each month, the H.N. and Frances C. Berger…


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George H.W. Bush through the years

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Bush Library

Look back at the life and career of former President George H.W. Bush, who is currently hospitalized after experiencing shortness of breath.


Deadliest disasters at sea

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With seven deaths now confirmed in the Adriatic Sea ferry fire, take a look at some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.

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    • Tips for switching car insurance

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      Are you unhappy with your current auto insurance and are looking to make a switch to a new policy? Use these tips to help make the change.

    • Gifts to put in pooch's holiday basket

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      This holiday season, why not go the extra mile for man's best friend? Give your four-legged kinfolk a holiday basket he'll be sure to not re-gift.

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