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  • Malaysia declares people aboard MH370 dead

    Missing Malaysia plane, messages


    The government of Malaysia has officially declared the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 an accident and all of its passengers and crew presumed dead.

    But the search for the missing Boeing 777 will continue.

    The formal declaration, read Thursday by...

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    By Ben Brumfield CNN
  • Filtered water fountain stations to be installed in eastern Coachella Valley

    Fresh clean water should be accessible to anyone at any given time. Unfortunately, for thousands of residents throughout the eastern Coachella Valley, particularly migrant workers and students, access is limited, creating numerous problems and forcing many to consume contaminated water.

    Oasis resident, Wendy Valdez, says the concern is a daily one, "we cant drinik the water at home, so we have to…

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Indio mayor removes prayer from council meetings

Indio mayor removes invocations from council meetings. Natalie Brunell has both sides of the religious…

California measles cases still increasing

measles outrbreak map


California health officials said Wednesday there are 79 confirmed measles cases in the state.


66 students released from P.D.H.S. due to lack of measles vaccinations

Palm Desert High School student suspected of having measles

The Desert Sands Unified School District released 66 students from Palm Desert High School by the end of…

Homeowners say sandbags could be to blame for flood damage

Sandbag pulled from drainage system

Homeowners in Bermuda Dunes say sandbags found in drainage pipes around the Easthaven Apartment Complex…

12-year-old calls in fake bomb threat at Walmart from school bus

MGN Online

A 12-year-old boy was arrested after phoning in a fake bomb threat at Walmart in Yucca Valley Tuesday…

SunLine debuts permanent home in Thousand Palms

The 16-million dollar, 25-thousand square foot structure on Varner Road hosts employees as well as new…

5.7 earthquake strikes coastal Northern California

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck coastal Northern California Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S.…

Bill Gates reveals his only regret

Bill Gates, Microsoft

B Mathur/Reuters

Bill Gates has made his mark on the world. So what does he regret?

Poll: Do you believe in the health benefits of getting vaccinated?



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

76-year-old busted with heroin in probation compliance check

The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force ran probation compliance checks in La Quinta on…

2 adults die from flu in Central California

The Valley Children's Hospital in Madera County is seeing about 480 patients a day in the emergency…

74.5 million iPhones is ...


Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Apple had a record-setting quarter during the last three months of 2014, posting the biggest corporate…

Larger salmon releases planned after California fish die-off

father, son fishing, Father's Day

In February, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to release about 600,000 winter-run Chinook into…

Facebook, Instagram go down, get back up


Ferre' Dollar/CNN

For about an hour this morning, humans across the world were briefly forced to interact with each other…

Valley Holocaust commemoration marks 70th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz

Holocaust Remembrance Day Palm Desert

Holocaust remembrance ceremonies took place around the world and in the Coachella Valley to mark the…

Testimony reveals new details in DHS murder trial

A Cathedral City man on trial for murder told police he provided the shotgun used by his stepson to kill…

Volunteers take to the streets to count the homeless Riverside County

Volunteers are fanning out across Riverside County and the Coachella Valley surveying people living on…

Former Xavier Prep, COD football player found guilty of rape

Vandenburg Guilty

Former Xavier Prep, COD football player found guilty of rape. Natalie Brunell has the latest.

Indio deli ranks #4 in the country on Yelp rating

Indio deli ranks #4 in the country on Yelp rating. Bianca Rae has the story. 

Brooklyn boy's viral image pays tribute to principal

Users give in to Facebook fatigue

It took about 45 minutes for an online campaign to raise $100,000 this week, the start of an initiative…

New law could contribute to longer DMV wait times

More than 25 thousand undocumented immigrants have applied for a drivers license in January. It has led…

Jury convicts 2 former Vanderbilt football players of raping woman

Brandon Vandenberg

(AP) - Jury convicts two former Vanderbilt football players of raping a woman inside a campus dorm.

Man accidentally shot by Palm Springs police settles for $125K

Palm Springs Police Dept.

The city of Palm Springs has settled a lawsuit with a man who was accidentally shot by Palm Springs…

Apple just posted the best quarter in corporate history

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

From Apple

Apple posted the biggest profit in corporate history last quarter after selling a record number of…

Coachella man sentenced to 26 years for sex assaults

Jose Luis Contreras

Riverside County Sheriff's Department

A Coachella man who admitted sexually assaulting two women in three attacks was sentenced to 26 years in…

Student suspected of having measles cleared to return to school

Palm Desert High School student suspected of having measles

Officials with the Desert Sands Unified School District said the Palm Desert High School student…

Police want Waze app to turn off cop tracking feature

The popular app Waze is meant to outsmart traffic, but police officers are concerned that a feature on…


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Boston blizzard 2015

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Now that the snow has mostly stopped --- it's time for people on the East Coast to dig out after a powerful snowstorm hit on Monday night.


20 outrageous fast food items

Double Down

KFC announced it is releasing a Double Down Dog sandwich. Here's a look at other outrageous fast food items through the years.

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