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    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he refused to stand during the national anthem before Friday's preseason game in protest of the country's racial inequalities.

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BB Ingle talks Comic Con Palm Springs

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Comic Con Palm Springs is already underway this weekend and drawing huge crowds.

Blood donations to be screened for Zika virus

Blood donations to be screened for Zika virus

All blood donations may soon have to be screened for the Zika virus.

Bill allows voluntary taxpayer contributions to help restore Salton Sea

Bill allows voluntary taxpayer contributions to help restore Salton Sea

A Coachella Valley lawmaker's bill, allowing voluntary taxpayer contributions toward the restoration of…

Vote for the HS football Play of the Week

HS Football: Plays of the Week

We will post our Play of the Week poll question Friday night after we've narrowed down our top plays.

Police arrest 3 of 4 suspects wanted in attack that left teen in coma

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Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.

Police arrest 3 suspects for assault with a deadly weapon stemming from an attack on an 18-year-old man…

Check out final HS football scores from opening week

KESQ News Channel 3

High school football teams in the Coachella Valley are gearing up for a new season of gridiron action on…

Palm Springs Mayor says F.B.I requests thousands more documents from City Hall

FBI Raids Palm Springs

The FBI subpoenaed over 20,000 pages of documents from Palm Springs City Hall earlier this month as a…

Study: Marching band as physically demanding as competitive sports

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According to one study, marching band members face the same physical challenges as athletes in…

Police say suspicious package is only empty lunchbox

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Joe Galli

Palm Springs Police have determined that the suspicious package was only an empty lunch box, they are…

Netflix jokes about North Korean knockoff 'Manbang'

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Netflix doesn't appear to be taking its newest competitor very seriously.

The streaming video pioneer…

Unsupervised infant found submerged in Palm Desert bathtub

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A seven-month-old child was found under water in a bath tub in Palm Desert Friday morning, and…

Woman allegedly attacked by local man turns knife back on suspect, killing him

MGN Online

A 57-year-old knife-wielding man from Cathedral City suspected of attacking a woman in Newport Beach,…

Mosquito-control application scheduled in Beaumont

Application of an EPA-approved mosquito control by a truck-mounted sprayer is scheduled for Tuesday…

Coachella man charged with carjacking mail truck, assaulting elderly man

Hernan Ortega

KESQ & CBS Local 2 via RCSD

A mail carrier for the United States Postal Service was carjacked on Wednesday after trying to help an…

Desert cities ranked from safest to most dangerous

Desert cities

Chris Tarpening

A new study by a research and analysis website has ranked the safest and most dangerous towns and cities…

Domino's delivers pizza by drone in New Zealand


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In New Zealand, pizzas will soon be dropping from the heavens.

Domino's demonstrated its ability to…

Palm Desert selects new city manager to take over operations

KESQ & CBS Local 2 via City of Palm Desert

The Palm Desert City Council has selected a new city manager.

Streak of rising gas prices ends at nine days

A nine-day streak of increases to the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the…

Little-known tool at center of Clinton email controversy

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The latest focus point in Hillary Clinton's long email controversy may be a little-known tool for…

These smartphone makers are beating Apple in China


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Apple is having a rough ride in China, where its main revenue-generating product -- the iPhone -- is…

Desert Sands Unified reaches tentative contract with teachers

School district offers salary hike and money to offset rising health care costs

Yahoo employees unsure about their future

Yahoo headquarters

Jim Castel/CNN

If you didn't know better, you might think Yahoo has suddenly gained a second wind. Maybe it has.

Free Joshua Tree Park admission starts today

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BorisFromStockdale [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Four days of free entry into Joshua Tree commemorates the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

Passenger arrested for pushing firefighter helping crash victim

Palm Springs firefighters had to deal with some interference while trying to help a female who crashed…

K9 hit by car while helping sheriff's Search & Rescue team

KESQ & CBS Local 2 via RCSD

A Riverside County Search Dog volunteer lost his K9, named Pepper, Thursday morning after the 3 and 1/2…

State endorses Major Amendment to Coachella Valley conservation plan

MGN Online

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has signed a major amendment of the Coachella Valley…

Couple arrested after 4-month-old found with multiple fractures

Bureau of Indian Affairs Police/ MGN

A Twentynine Palms couple has been arrested for willful cruelty to a child stemming from an incident…


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A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Italy about 100 miles northeast of Rome early on the morning of Aug. 24. The damage was significant and the death toll is climbing.

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