Police say girl who cried rape lied

Officers with the Palm Springs Police Department said a girl who claimed she was kidnapped and raped in October fabricated her story. 


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An 84-year-old Palm Desert man charged in a crash that injured a 10-year-old boy failed to appear in…

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This Black Friday, you may want to think small, small businesses that is. Shops around the Coachella…

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Police arrested a suspect that allegedly shot and killed an 18-year-old on Tuesday, November 11 in…

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Europeans are worried about a possible continent-wide bird flu epidemic after a wild duck tested…

Power outage hits 1,950 in Morongo, Yucca Valley

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SoCal Edison reports an unplanned power outage in an unincorporated area of San Bernardino County along…

Coachella Valley welcomes injured Marine home

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Big rig overturns on I10, hurting one

California Highway Patrol says a big rig overturned on the I-10 westbound just before 5 a.m. Sunday,…

Amputees Gather for Limb Loss Education Day in Palm Desert

They've lost limbs, but not their drive for life. Dozens from the Coachella Valley, and other…

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Thomas Jefferson Middle School AVID students are working on a community service project and could use…

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Props and Hops take over Palm Springs

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Neighbors on edge after armed robbery in Palm Desert

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Masked men rob Palm Desert homeowner at gunpoint Thursday night.  Police are still searching for the…

Indio releases Stage 2 water restrictions

The Indio City Council recently voted to enter Stage II of its Water Shortage Contingency Plan for Indio…

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Winners announced in TRAM's Snow Guessing Contest

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway's annual Snow Guessing Contest officially ended on Friday, November 21…

Photos: Lightning show emerges over Coachella Valley

There was an active lightning storm in the Coachella Valley early Friday morning. Check out some photos…

DHS man sentenced to 20 yrs for killing toddler

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