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  • 1 firefighter dies; thousands battle CA fires

    California Rocky Fire

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    A firefighter battling a wildfire in California died in the line of duty this week, the U.S. Forest Service said in a statement.

    David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, lost his life fighting the Frog Fire near Adin, California. Rescuers searched for...

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Storm cleanup continues in Palm Desert Country Club

Storm cleanup continues in Palm Desert Country Club

Palm Desert Country Club got hit the hardest from Thursday's storms and cleanup efforts continue to be…

Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House nearing fundraising goal for expansion

A local Indian tribe and McDonald operators pledge more than $7 million to help the non-profit provide a…

Purple Ribbon Month reminds people of the dangers of leaving kids in cars

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The heat here in the desert can get very dangerous, very quickly, especially for children left in hot…

2 men arrested after 4-year-old boy shot to death

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department

Two men have been charged with murder for the death of a four-year-old boy who was shot while playing in…

Elderly Rancho Mirage woman "surprised" and "confused" by $5,000 SCE power bill

Southern California Edison

Just days after her husband died from heart failure two months ago, 85-year-old Rancho Mirage resident…

PSPD officers assaulted after taking armed suspect into custody

Three officers with the Palm Springs Police Department were assaulted  Thursday night while taking an…

7-year-old girl's body found in Coachella Canal

Dante Walker - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Deputies with the Imperial County Sheriff's Department have confirmed that the body found in the…

Photos: lightning , rain wreaks havoc in Palm Desert

Lightning strikes took down power lines and rain flooded roads near the Palm Desert Country Club as a…

Residents clean up after storm trashes neighborhoods & streets

Viewers around the Palm Desert Country Club are dealing with the aftermath of Thursday night's storm,…

Mumps outbreak at University of Illinois

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Sixty cases of mumps have been diagnosed in Champaign County, Illinois, since April, according to a…

IOS 9 makes the iPhone a smarter smartphone

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The trope used to be that Android was for nerds and iPhones were for technophobes.

Some will be without power for most of Friday after storm

Thursday night's storm is causing some big problems in Palm Desert. Multiple road closures are in place…

Firefighters extinguish house fire in Coachella

Megan Terlecky - KESQ/CBS Local 2

The Riverside County Fire Department and Cal Fire was called to a house fire in Coachella late Friday…

Summer storms making hot conditions even hotter

Summer storms making hot conditions even hotter

Monsoonal moisture has moved in, causing storms west of the San Jacinto Mountains and hot, muggy weather…

Heavy rainfall floods some High Desert roads

Joe Galli - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Monsoonal storms continue to move across Southern California on Thursday. So far the rain has missed…

Future of 80-year-old Ranch in question after fire

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The owners of an 80-year-old ranch are asking for help after it was heavily damaged by fire. Desert…

Drought is tough on trees but there are water wise ways to keep them alive

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In our current drought, we're told time and time again we need to cut back on water. Inevitably when you…

Ron Oden announces he will run for Palm Springs Mayor again

Ron Oden

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Former Palm Springs Mayor Ron Oden announces he will run for Mayor in November 2015.

Father, daughter identified after deadly crash in Beaumont

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A one-year old child is the second person to die after a crash in Beaumont Wednesday afternoon.

3 arrested after riding away on police 'bait' bicycle

Palm Springs Police Department

The Palm Springs Police Department arrested three men after they were seen taking a bait bicycle during…

Primordial soup of compounds found on comet

Philae on Comet 67P

ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA

Could life on Earth have been kick-started by a comet strike? A startling discovery by the Rosetta…

Register now for the 2nd Annual Rae Of Hope Leadership Retreat

Rae of Hope Foundation

Register now for the 2nd Annual Rae Of Hope Leadership Retreat! 

Traffic crawls near Desert Center after rollover crash

A truck driver was injured and traffic snarled for more than four hours when a tractor-trailer rig…

Two people out of home after fire ignites in Indio

Two people are without a home after a fire sparked Wednesday night in Indio.

Nearly two-thirds of Californians believe global warming is impacting state's ongoing drought

Global warming, climate change

The poll shows 79 percent of residents think global warming is a very serious or somewhat serious threat…

SPECIAL REPORT: Indian Wells homeowners demand answers about floods

Indian Wells homeowners demand answers about floods

 Indian Wells homeowners demand answers about floods, Natalie Brunell reports.

Some valley voters showing support for Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders

CNN

With 467 days until the presidential election, an event like this is unusually early. Joe Galli reports.

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Notable deaths of 2015

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Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.

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Confidence grows that piece of Flight 370 found

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Debris found in the western Indian Ocean on Wednesday appears to be part of a Boeing 777.

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