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  • Philippines: Dozens dead in ferry disaster

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    Searchers recovered more bodies Friday, a day after a passenger ferry capsized shortly after leaving port in the Philippines, killing 59 people, authorities said. The Philippine coast guard said 140 people survived.

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Lawsuit aims to pull the plug on Desert Hot Springs pot shops

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There are new allegations of corruption against the city of Desert Hot Springs. The lawsuit being…

Veteran honors POWs and MIAs with special exhibit on Fourth of July weekend

Veteran honors POWs and MIAs with special exhibit on 4th of July weekend

A local veteran made a special exhibit to remember prisoners of war and missing in action persons. The…

Owner closes Tilted Kilt in Palm Desert

Tilted Kilt Palm Desert closes

One place you won't be able to go this holiday weekend -- the Tilted Kilt.

Gas tax drops, prices lower than last year

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Joe Galli

The California excise tax on gas is down six cents a gallon, just in time for the holiday weekend.

Check out 4th of July events around Coachella Valley

4th of July celebrations kick off in Palm Desert and Palm Springs

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

Solar plane ends most dangerous leg

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Solar Impulse

After nearly 118 grueling, consecutive hours over the Pacific Ocean, the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 is…

5-year-old girl safe after being left alone on bus

A 5-year-old girl was found safe Thursday after her mother briefly exited the passenger tour bus they…

Advisory for 4th of July travelers

Advisory for 4th of July travelers

Advisory for 4th of July travelers

California regulators set to overhaul home electricity rates

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Big energy users are set to get a break on electricity while more efficient consumers will see their…

Japanese cat-collecting game has Internet purring

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There's an addicting new app that's taking over screens in Asia and beyond. The goal? To feed cute stray…

Fourth of July fireworks may cause fear for veterans with PTSD

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The Fourth of July is usually filled with food, family and fireworks -- but for some veterans it's a day…

Local shelters see spike in stray animal impounds over Fourth of July weekend

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While they're fun for humans to watch, fireworks can be a nightmare for your pets.

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…

Fireworks are illegal in Riverside County, with a few exceptions

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Make sure you know the rules and regulations if you want to celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks…

Lake Fire 80% contained after burning 31,359 acres

Firefighters continue to make good progress as they continue to attack the Lake Fire, which has been…

Yoder wants case returned to Indio court

John David Yoder

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A former licensed foster parent and public school aide charged with child molestation wants his case…

Wheelchair van makeover, donation for 5-year-old Palm Desert girl

Shelby Huerta

Shelby Huerta is now riding around comfortably and in style after Coachella Valley companies teamed up…

Homeless man caught on video bashing car windshield with skateboard

Homeless man caught on video bashing car windshield

A woman who gave friendly advice to a homeless man had her car windshield smashed in by the same man at…

Governor Jerry Brown approves removing "lynching" from California code

Governor Jerry Brown California

The Democratic governor announced signing SB629 by Sen. Holly Mitchell, a Los Angeles Democrat, on…

Wash. reports first U.S. measles death in 12 years

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The Washington State Department of Health reported Thursday what it said was the first confirmed measles…

400,000+ Fords recalled because of engine problem

Some 2015 Focus cars, C-Max hybrids and Escape SUVS are included in a large-scale recall by Ford.

Businesses reopen after 3-alarm grocery store fire

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Six businesses were forced to close because of the 3-alarm fire at an abandoned grocery store in Indio…

Don't get burned, BBQ accidents higher in July

Steaks on barbecue grill

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The grilling season in upon us, especially with the 4th of July being this weekend, people are gearing…

Richard Meaney and Hacienda neighbors speak out about noise

Hacienda Noise

Richard Meaney and Hacienda neighbors speak out about noise. Natalie Brunell reports.

4 arrested for home invasion robbery in Yucca Valley

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Four people were arrested earlier this week on suspicion of burglarizing homes in Yucca Valley.

Animal Services rescues dog stuck in canal

An officer with Riverside County Animal Services rescued a German shepherd from the Gage Canal in…

"American Heat" biker weekend is cancelled

Safety concerns raised by PS Resorts about biker violence in Texas led Palm Springs officals to cancel…

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7 tips for healthy Fourth of July weekend

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Keep you and your friends and family healthy and safe over the Fourth of July weekend with these tips.

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Who's running and who could run in 2016?

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Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced his campaign for president Thursday, becoming the fifth Democrat to join the primary contest. Find out who else is running and who some of the other possible candidates are.

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