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  • Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

    Oscar Pistorius

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    Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace culminated Tuesday with a five-year sentence in the shooting death of his girlfriend.

    The sentence was imposed for the charge of culpable homicide, which in South Africa means a person was killed unintentionally, but u...

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Meeting set for tonight to discuss driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

New law set to go into effect in January allowing licenses for people who cannot prove legal U.S.…

California nurses press governor to do more for Ebola safety

Deadly Ebola threat continues to concern nurses and those who would be on the front lines to stop it.

WHO outlines next steps in Ebola crisis

WHO, World Health Organization headquarters

Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Ebola vaccine testing could start in the next few weeks, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as…

CSUN student killed after selling car on Craig's List

CSUN student killed after selling car on Craig's List

Alleged killer of CSUN student met him to buy car off Craig's List. Natalie Brunell reports.

Dozens in high desert leave food bank empty handed

Imagine having to go without food for an entire month. That's what dozens of people living in the high…

Joshua Tree National Park to consider raising rates

Joshua Tree National Park will hold a town hall meeting on November 6, 2014 to discuss possible fee…

Toribio earns Play of the Week honors in Week 7

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We've narrowed down the top plays from Week 7 of the high school football season, and you voted for…

Timothy Bradley Jr. announces next fight

Timothy Bradley

Timothy 'Desert Storm' Bradley Jr. will be back in the ring in December to fight one-time interim…

Expect meteor showers early Tuesday

Shooting star from space

If you wake up early enough on Tuesday, you might see some shooting stars.

Indio officers plead not guilty to excessive force charges

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Two Indio police officers pleaded not guilty Monday to criminal charges involving alleged excessive use…

Riverside County launches website focused on Ebola

Riverside County health officials have established a website focused on Ebola.

Apple Pay launches today

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Apple Pay is finally here.

Baby jaguar cubs named after two contests held by The Living Desert

The two baby jaguar cubs at The Living Desert have now been named after two contests were held during…

Two dead, one hospitalized in domestic homicide

LQ homicide

La Quinta police are investigating what they are calling a domestic homicide that left two males dead in…

Police say missing college student was killed with knife

Missing College student


Two men have been arrested in connection to the death of a missing Cal State Northridge student from…

Crowdfunding your home renovation: Should you do it?

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Meghan Reidy really doesn't like her downstairs bathroom. She and her husband are hoping that family,…

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter

Monica Lewinsky


Monica Lewinsky took another step into the public spotlight on Monday when she joined Twitter.

Facebook tells DEA: Stop impersonating users


Thierry Roge/Reuters

Facebook has sent a letter to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration demanding that agents stop…

Registration deadline for upcoming election is today

Today is the deadline to register to vote in the November fourth election.

Indio man arrested for firing at police

Indio Police say they have arrested one of two people who they believe shot at police officers early…

Urgent care centers not prepared for Ebola

The arrival of the deadly Ebola virus has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but…

Jail inmate falsely claims he is suffering from Ebola

Visitor trapped in jail

The inmate later tested negative for Ebola, and an investigation revealed that the man had never been…

Justices will hear privacy case on hotel records

The Supreme Court has agreed to referee a dispute over police access to hotel information about guests…

Best Local Sports Show - Week 7 Scores and Highlights

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It's Week 7 of the high school football season and The Best Local Sports Show once again has all of…

Have You Registered to Vote? Monday is the Deadline

Monday is the deadline and campaigns on both sides of the aisle are working up to the very last minute…

NASA orbiters OK after comet buzzes Mars

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NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/Arizona State University

It was the closest comet near-miss known to astronomers, but everything is alright.

Comet Siding Spring…

Olivia Newton-John supports the fight against breast cancer in the Inland Empire

Olivia Newton-John supports the fight against breast cancer in the Inland Empire. 


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What to know: Pistorius verdict

Oscar Pistorius at trial

Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Pool

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to a maximum sentence of five years for culpable homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, last year. He was also given a three-year sentence on a firearms charge, but it was suspended.


23 ways your laziness is costing you money

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Companies thrive on our collective sloth. Make them earn their money by learning how your laziness is costing you cash.

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