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  • Gaza cease-fire unravels

    Israeli airstrikes, Rafah, Gaza Strip

    Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

    [Breaking news update 9:20 a.m.]

    An Israeli soldier was "abducted" by Palestinian militants Friday during an attack in Gaza in which two other Israeli soldiers died, Israeli military Lt. Col. Perter Lerner told CNN's Wolf Blitzer. Friday morning's att...

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    By Jethro Mullen, Mariano Castillo and Karl Penhaul CNN
  • Surveillance video catches another front yard thief

    It was a surveillance video we broadcast two weeks ago, showing a woman
    stealing packages from a home in Indio, and leaving behind an empty package as her calling card, that caught the attention of Palm Desert Country Club resident Dave Van Winkle.

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Why a giant toad set off Chinese censors

Giant toad in Beijing

Hongxia Wei/CNN

How do social media posts about a giant inflatable toad relate to criticism of a former Chinese…

Plane flies to evacuate Americans with Ebola

Kent Brantly, Nancy Writebol

From Samaritan's Purse/From SIM

When a plane took off from Georgia to meet two American missionaries fighting to survive Ebola…

Rancho Mirage City Council votes to raise minimum age for vacation rentals

Rancho Mirage City Council

Rancho Mirage City Council votes to raise minimum age for vacation rentals. Natalie Brunell reports.

Surveillance video catches another front yard thief

It was a surveillance video we broadcast two weeks ago, showing a woman
stealing packages from a home in…

Walmart store manager celebrates 22 years and new Indio store

A new Super Walmart will open its doors in the fall and one Valley man's ready to manage the store.

Local school districts face lawsuit over PE teachings

Local school districts face lawsuit over PE teachings

Palm Springs Unified and Desert Sands Unified are under fire from a class-action lawsuit alleging…

Marines to walk 300 miles in deadly heat

One year ago, we were with Cpl. Adam Shatarsky as he began walking from Palm Springs to Washington D.C.,…

Suspect arrested for deadly shooting in Mecca

Thermal Murder Arrest

Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department has arrested a 25 year old man from Thermal in connection to…

Technology aims to stop hot car deaths

hot car

Ordinary people, even a teenager are inventing new technology to remind people of what's in the back of…

Vacation rental ordinance passes in Rancho Mirage

Rancho Mirage City Council

Chris Tarpening

Rancho Mirage City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Thursday afternoon that will limit vacation…

Layoffs averted for Coachella Valley Unified School District

The 81 classified layoffs that were scheduled to take effect on August 1st for the Coachella Valley…

Angel Esparza found guilty of two counts of murder

Angel Anthony Esparza

A Coachella man was convicted Thursday of robbing, abducting and killing two farm workers in Thermal…

Woman crashes into power pole on Washington St.

CHP is investigating after a woman drove off the road and collided with a power pole on Washington…

Supercombos and 'Big Slabs:' Nine unhealthiest restaurant meals

Extreme food bruleed toast It's not the bacon, but the custard filling that gives The Cheesecake…

Piper the pup looking for a new lease on life

Loving All Animals: 7-30-14 (1)

She's cute and cuddly now but not long ago she was a mangled mess.

Goat gives birth in back of animal control truck

An animal control officer had to do a triple take after one goat turned into a trio of goats following a…

Six obstacles to being a cyborg

Neil Harbisson

CNNMoney

As technology takes over our lives, some people are inserting it in their bodies. Cyborgs are people who…

Motorhome destroyed by fire in Palm Springs

Motorhome RV Fire Chevron Palm Springs

No injuries reported in early morning gas station fire as RV was being fueled.

Uber-inspired app brings a doc to your door

doctor checking man's hearing ears

iStock/The Flying Dutchman

When you're sick, sometimes it feels impossible to get out of bed, let alone get to the doctor. And the…

Murrieta woman to appear on ABC competition series tonight

ABC THE QUEST 4X6

Ashley Guerrero will compete on "The Quest," a series aimed at fans of fantasy and fairytales.

Kim Kardashian's game makes $700,000 a day

The Kardashians on red carpet

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Kim Kardashian is famous for doing nothing. Now she's got a game that's pulling in $700,000 a day where…

Is the iPad doomed?

New HD iPad

Courtesy: Apple

Tablet sales are "crashing," says Best Buy's CEO! IPad sales are sinking fast! Is this the beginning of…

Water Waster Wednesday

Know a water waster? E-mail your tips, with pictures or video if possible, to Rob.Bradley@cbslocal2.com

Neighbors in gated community say vandalism tied to renter tension

Vandalism

An act of vandalism has left residents in a Rancho Mirage community concerned about their safety.  …

Kids left in hot cars continue to add to death toll

Kids in hot cars

On average, 38 children die of vehicular heat stroke every year because adults forget their kids in a…

Valley Homeowner Claims Bad Street Leads to Flooding

Living in the desert we know many times with sudden heavy downpours, streets tend to flood. The cleanup…

Closer look at Statewide water restrictions

New water restrictions are for the entire state of California, including the Coachella Valley, but how…

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Inside Gaza's secret tunnels

Hamas tunnels

REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel says the country's deadly ground offensive won't end until its soldiers destroy a vast network of Hamas tunnels the militants use to try to attack Jewish communities outside the Gaza Strip. Take a look inside the vast tunnel system that has become a focus in the violent struggle between Israel and Gaza.

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Go inside Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch

Train station at Neverland Ranch

Phil Klein/Reuters

Go inside Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch, which could now be put up for sale five years after his death.

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