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  • Romney not running in 2016

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    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will not make a third run for president, he told supporters on a Friday morning call, saying he believes it's "best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity" to become the nominee.

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Third person arrested in connection to Carl's Jr. armed robbery in Coachella

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A known gang member is arrested in connection to a robbery at a Carl's Jr. Restaurant in Coachella.

Hi-Desert family discovers mysterious, disturbing goo in child's new juice

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A Joshua Tree mom says she's frustrated and disgusted, what should've been naturally good 100 percent…

Palm Springs police investigate after shots fired

Kurt Beabes - KESQ/CBS Local 2

The Palm Springs Police Department was called to the Gateway area around 11:30 a.m. Friday after…

Poll: Who do you think will win the Super Bowl?


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

Man shot while riding bike in Desert Hot Springs

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Chris Tarpening

Police investigate shooting in Desert Hot Springs.  Officers confirm one man has been shot. 

Yoga for Super Bowl stars, weekend warriors


There's been a lot of buzz about the "zen" of the Seattle Seahawks. Some people are wondering whether…

Truth behind Valley electric vehicle charging Stations

The number of people who rely on electric vehicles to get them around is still relatively small.  But…

"Kiss and Tell" online video aims to attract younger crowd to Valley

Kiss and Tell video promotes Desert romance and nightlife to younger crowd

Angelo Caruso reports on the new online video "Kiss and Tell" from the Greater Palm Springs Convention…

California meets judges' prison goal 1 year early

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The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation had until February 2016 to reduce the population of the…

California state parks seek younger, more diverse visitors

 An independent commission is recommending officials find ways to attract younger and ethnically…

One person air-lifted after crash

A serious 2 car crash in La Quinta has closed down the Westbound side of Highway 111.

Car hits bicylist in Palm Desert

Police are investigating a crash in Palm Desert after a car hit a bicyclist. 

Dog shot during pursuit of robbery suspect in Indio

Joe Galli - KESQ/CBS Local 2

The Indio Police Department arrested a robbery suspect near Ocotillo Avenue Thursday morning, but…

A daughter defends her parents

A Coachella Valley Couple is being accused for a 2nd time of murder in the death of a La Quinta toddler…

Indio PD searching for armed robbery suspect

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Indio Police Dept.

The Indio Police Department is looking for the public's help to find 20-year-old Narcisco Jacob Peña.

Student Athlete - Jake Ceja

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Angelo Caruso (@SportswithAC) introduces you to Student Athlete of the Week, Jake Ceja.

Local school districts take proactive approach with measles

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Local school districts have been directed by the Riverside County Health Department to identify students…

Police search for man who robbed La Quinta Verizon at gunpoint

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The La Quinta Police Department is looking for a man who robbed a Verizon store at gunpoint Wednesday…

Feds say they've taken down revenge porn king

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He made money by posting naked pictures of women online, officials said. And then he took money from…

High speed chase ends in Palm Desert country club

Photo courtesy of Mike Stutz

We're learning more about an overnight traffic stop Wednesday that turned into a high speed chase…

Measles outbreak linked to Disneyland grows to 95 cases



The new overall figure shows eight more cases than the 87 confirmed earlier this week.

California's second snow survey set for Thursday

The state Department of Water Resources says it expects to find below-normal snowpack when it carries…

Indio mayor removes prayer from council meetings

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

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…

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…


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Maternity explosion in Mexico leaves 3 dead


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A gas explosion at a maternity hospital in Mexico claimed three lives and injured many more.

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