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  • 'China's Jack the Ripper' caught after 28 years on the run

    Gao Chengyong

    CCTV via CNN

    A suspected serial killer accused of the rape and murder of 11 women has been caught after almost three decades on the run.

    Chinese police said this week that Gao Chengyong, 52, was arrested after DNA evidence linked him to the crimes which began 28 ...

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    By James Griffiths CNN

PSPD finds honey oil lab while investigating assault

Chris Tarpening - KESQ & CBS Local 2

The Palm Springs Police Department found an inactive THC honey oil lab while investigating an assault in…

Valley schools locak shaded structures


Summer may be coming to an end but, today most of the Valley saw temperatures reach upwards of 110…

Local veterans react to Kaepernick anthem protest

Kaep Protest reax

Local veterans are speaking out about the recent protest of the national anthem by 49ers quarterback…

SoCal woman falls 30 feet from top of waterfall


SoCal woman falls 30 feet from top of waterfall. Hiker entered closed off area of "Big Falls,"  in the…

Local recycling company reacts to California's dropping recycle rate

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The state's recycling rate is at the lowest it's been in five years.

Johnny Rockets in Rancho Mirage is closing

The owner of Johnny Rockets in Rancho Mirage has confirmed to KESQ and CBS Local 2 that the popular…

4 suspects charged in assault with deadly weapon case

Assault suspects

Riverside County Sheriff's Deptartment

Assault with a deadly weapon charges have been filed against three suspects  stemming from the attack on…

Indio police investigate after 30-year-old woman shot to death

MGN Online

The Indio Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 30-year-old woman who was found…

Firefighters called to Palm Desert house fire

Palm Desert house fire

Five engine companies called to home along the 44600 block of San Pablo Ave

City Manager responds to new document request in Palm Springs investigation

FBI Raids Palm Springs

Palm Springs Mayor says F.B.I. requests over 20,000 pages of documents from Palm Springs City Hall…

1 year anniversary of FBI raid at Palm Springs City Hall approaches

Residents react to FBI raid at PS City Hall

It was a story that brought national media attention to the city of Palm Springs for all the wrong…

Apple's next iPhone will likely be unveiled Sept. 7

Apple WWDC 2011


Apple is holding its annual September product launch event on Wednesday, Sept. 7 to likely show off its…

Gene Wilder, star of 'Willie Wonka' & Mel Brooks comedies, dies at 83

OTD June 30 - Willy Wonka

Paramount Pictures

Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka' and Mel Brooks comedies, is dead at 83, his family says.

Yucca Valley wins first Play of the Week poll question of 2016 season

HS Football: Plays of the Week

We will post our Play of the Week poll question Friday night after we've narrowed down our top plays.

You can now buy airline tickets with monthly payments



Dreaming of a vacation, but don't have the cash for the airfare? You can now pay for your plane tickets…

JC & Stan Lee visit Comic Con Palm Springs


Jami Gomez - KESQ & CBS Local 2

Sunday, the daughter of comic icon Stan Lee visited the third day of Comic Con at the Palm Springs…

Why do people sext?

Woman using phone, texting


Why do people sext? Why do they send racy or naked photos or videos and sexually loaded texts?

A landmark day for drone flights arrives



The federal government is officially opening America's skies to drones.

What do you think about Colin Kapernick refusing to stand for national anthem?



Answer our viewer poll question to share your opinion.

Yucca Valley man arrested for attempted murder

San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies arrested Stephen Algeo, after responding around 1:30 Friday…

Most adults with depression aren't treated, study finds

Summer Depression - Anxiety


There's an alarming disparity in the treatment of depression, and experts are calling for a stronger…

Former Riverside-based FBI agent who stole drug money to be sentenced

MGN Online

A Riverside-based FBI agent who stole tens of thousands of dollars in funds seized during drug busts so…

Fitbit unveils new fitness trackers -- including waterproof version

Fitbit, via CNN

Fitbit wants to keep your fitness trackers from ending up in a drawer after a few months of use.

China's plan to build a world-class aircraft engine

China currency flag


China has set up a new state-owned aviation firm to help meet one its top tech goals: building a…

Crews battle wildfire near Lake Elsinore

Wildfire generic image

About 40 acres have been charred from a wildfire burning west of Lake Elsinore.

Reported shooting at LAX false alarm

Officials at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) say they did not confirm a shooting Sunday night.

The laptop's godfather dies at age 75

laptop keys

Stephan Zweers/

It's easy to take the modern laptop for granted. Hundreds of millions sell every year. The most…


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Gene Wilder over the years

Gene Wilder 3

20th Century Fox via CNN

Gene Wilder mastered the art of the comic nervous breakdown, the character that always seemed seconds away from a shrieking, totally manic fit.


Notable deaths of 2016

Gene Wilder

Bryan Bedder/Getty Images

Here's a look at some of the celebrities we've lost so far in 2016.

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