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    Several agencies from all over the Valley were called in to help Desert Hot Springs Police with Wednesday night's stand off. With so many resources tied up for so many hours, we asked the question: Was the police response too much?  

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  • Ferguson police hit with $40 million lawsuit

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    In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive force" and treating U.S. citizens "as if they were war combatants."

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Palm trees may be on chopping block in PGA West

Palm trees in PGA West may be on chopping block

Residents in PGA West are concerned about potential plans to eliminate 93 Mexican palm trees.

8 hour stand off too long?

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Scholar Athlete - Charles Hays

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Angelo Caruso (@SportswithAC) brings you the story of Scholar Athlete Charles Hays of the La Quinta…

Learn how to nominate a Scholar Athlete of the Week

Do you know an outstanding senior athlete who deserves to be nominated as the Scholar Athlete of the…

Time Warner Cable hosts open interview event

Time Warner Cable is looking to fill sales agent positions at an open interview event scheduled for…

Stolen pit bull puppy returned to animal shelter

After sharing information about a pit bull puppy that was recently stolen from the Palm Springs Animal…

Suspect robs elderly couple at knife-point, steals car

The Palm Springs Police Department is looking for a man who stole an elderly couple's car after entering…

Sheriff's helicopter crashes at Hemet-Ryan Airport

A Riverside County Sheriff's Department helicopter has crashed at Hemet-Ryan Airport Thursday morning,…

Police release photo of suspected bank robber in Cathedral City

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Police are looking for a man accused of robbing a Chase Bank in Cathedral City Wednesday night.

Massive bank hack: What you need to know


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Hackers have managed to break into seven of the top 15 banks. Here's what you need to know.

Three in custody after overnight police activity in Desert Hot Springs


Police surround complex after a man was robbed in an apartment near Mountain View and Hacienda.

Ebola cases accelerating, officials say

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The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people, the World…

For Apple, will bigger be better?

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After ceding the smartphone and tablet size war to competitors like Samsung for the past few years, it…

FBI investigating hacking attack on JPMorgan

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The FBI is investigating hacking attacks on multiple American banks, including one against JPMorgan…

White House preps legal case for controversial immigration steps

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Republicans also planning challenges as a host of national security crises have delayed the President's…

Day 3 of big waves expected in Southern California

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Swimmers advised not to go into the water because of the high surf.  

Solar system surrounded by a big gas bubble

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You do. We all do.

Our whole solar system appears to, say space…

Authorities looking for Ice Cream Vendor Crook

A judge issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for a man suspected of robbing two ice cream vendors along…

Bump and Grind sign vandalized

Vandals have defaced the sign marking the controversial closure of the top third of the Bump and Grind…

Local law enforcement agencies armed with military gear

Local law enforcement agencies armed with military gear

Local law enforcement agencies armed with military gear. Natalie Brunell shows you the equipment…

Time Warner Cable comes back from nationwide Internet outage

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Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's largest cable and broadband providers, suffered an unusual…

Crooks pose as alarm system technicians

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It's the latest scam police warn can come knocking at your front door and make your home a target for…

Armed robbery suspect skips bail

The man who allegedly led police on a car chase after holding up at least two ice cream vendors in the…

Let Vets see doctors outside of VA

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State Assemblyman Brian Nestande, candidate for Congress, weighs in on the VA scandal and the state of…

Deputies search for attempted rapist in Twentynine Palms

Lynel Serek Roduk

Authorities in Twentynine Palms are searching for a man who's accused of holding a knife to a woman's…

First 2014 human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Riverside County

A 78-year-old Riverside County man has been hospitalized with West Nile virus. It's the first human…

'Rae of Hope Retreat' provides unique opportunity for middle school girls

Rae of Hope Foundation

Attention middle school girls of the Coachella Valley! A new retreat designed to be a fun, informative…


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Japanese comic company Sanrio, the creator of Hello Kitty and Friends, recently dropped a bombshell on Hello Kitty's fans by revealing that she is not, in fact, a kitty, but rather a perpetual third-grade girl named Kitty White, the daughter of George and Mary White, who lives just outside of London, England. Take a look inside the weird world of the international phenomenon.


Biggest data breaches of all time

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The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase that caused a data breach, though the extent of the damage from the attack and where it came from have not yet been determined. Take a look at some of the biggest data breaches of all time.

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