Crews battle wildfire near Lake Elsinore

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About 40 acres have been charred from a wildfire burning west of Lake Elsinore.

JC and Stan Lee Visit Comic Con Palm Springs


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Sunday, the daughter of comic icon Stan Lee visited the third day of Comic Con at the Palm Springs…

Reported shooting at LAX false alarm

Officials at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) say they did not confirm a shooting Sunday night.

The laptop's godfather dies at age 75

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It's easy to take the modern laptop for granted. Hundreds of millions sell every year. The most…

Yucca Valley man arrested for attempted murder

San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies arrested Stephen Algeo, after responding around 1:30 Friday…

Thousands flock to first-ever Comic Con Palm Springs

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Thousands of comic fans will be heading back to the convention center, dressed as their favorite…

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

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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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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

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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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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

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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

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KESQ & CBS Local 2 via RCSD

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

Facebook ditches humans in favor of algorithms for trending news

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Facebook is removing the troublesome humans responsible for manually writing news descriptions and…

Desert cities ranked from safest to most dangerous

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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…


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Stars take to the red carpet at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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