• Felon arrested for theft after posing as firefighter

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    A felon from San Bernardino, who was posing as a firefighter assigned to the Lake Fire, was arrested over the weekend after the sheriff's department found him in possession of a stolen car, a loaded stolen gun and various uniforms from different fire agencies.

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    When six black churches in the Southeast burned in the days following the Charleston church killings, authorities and church members were immediately suspicious.

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    Charities in four Coachella Valley cities are gearing up for the 4th of July weekend selling "Safe and Sane" fireworks, an important reminder you can only use those fireworks legally in the cities where you can buy them.

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1 dead after Ebola reappears in Liberia

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More than seven weeks after Liberia was declared free of Ebola, a young man was found dead of the…

Felon arrested for theft after posing as firefighter

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A felon from San Bernardino, who was posing as a firefighter assigned to the Lake Fire, was arrested…

Coachella Valley 'Safe and Sane' fireworks

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Charities in four Coachella Valley cities are gearing up for the 4th of July weekend selling "Safe and…

Woman identified after deadly hike in Palm Springs

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A woman from Scotland died in Palm Springs Monday after she and her husband could no longer hike due to…

Will the leap second break the Internet at 8 p.m.

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This evening, a "leap second" threatens to wreak havoc across the Internet.

Poll: should fireworks be banned in RivCo due to drought?

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

Officials warn of hiking in extreme heat

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Officials warn of hiking in extreme heat. Natalie Brunell reports.

Desert Rocks brings a cool way to climb to the desert

Desert Rocks Indoor Climbing Gym gym boasts 7000 square feet of space to learn or hone your skills as a…

Transgender immigration detainees may be housed by identity

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Immigration authorities may start housing transgender detainees based on the gender they identify with…

California lawmakers to hold hearing on pot farm water use

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A state legislative committee will look at the impact of the drought and water use by illegal marijuana…

Greeks rush to bitcoin in lieu of euro

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With bank doors slammed shut, frantic Greeks are turning to online trading platforms to see if the…

Woman pleads not guilty in dog's death

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An Irvine woman accused of leaving her dog in her hot car, causing the dog's death, pleaded not guilty…

Burns Canyon, Rimrock residents happy to be home after evacuation

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The weather played a big role in helping firefighters get the upper hand on a wildfire burning in the…

Man busted by Border Patrol with heroin & cocaine

Border Patrol agents arrested a man suspected of smuggling heroin and cocaine at the Highway 86…

Fantasy Springs hosts fireworks in Indio on July 2nd

The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians and Fantasy Springs Resort Casino will be holding an Independence…

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Rainbows spread quickly all over Facebook this weekend to celebrate the Supreme Court decision that…

Timothy Bradley wins bout despite controversy in final seconds

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Timothy Bradley beat Jessie Vargas in a unanimous decision for the vacant WBO welterweight championship…

Police investigate Sunday night crash in Palm Springs

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Fortunately, nobody was seriously injured in a two vehicle crash on East Palm Canyon Drive in Palm…

Coachella Valley celebrates its first Trans-Pride Day

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As many people celebrate marriage equality some members of the transgender community feel more progress…

Fireworks show planned for DHS on July 5th

The city of Desert Hot Springs is planning an Independence Day after-party with a fireworks show and…

4th of July events announced for Palm Springs, Palm Desert

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Palm Springs and Palm Desert have announced their 4th of July celebrations for this year. Both events…

Global markets spooked by looming 'leap second'

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You won't even notice it -- it will literally pass by in a second. But markets around the world are…

Lake Fire 60% contained after burning 30,726 acres

Firefighters made good progress over the weekend as they continued to attack the Lake Fire which has…

UPDATE: Lake fire 60% contained, all evacuations lifted

Firefighters continue to make progress battling the Lake Fire, which is now at 60% contained.  All…

Modernist architect Donald Wexler dies at 89

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The iconic valley architect Donald Wexler has passed away at 89 years old.

SpaceX rocket explodes after launch

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An unmanned rocket by Elon Musk's SpaceX on a resupply mission to the International Space Station…

Volunteers test their emergency preparedness plans

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With the Lake Fire raging in the San Bernardino mountains, there couldn't be a better time to test…

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