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  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and steady
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  • Bomb rocks Turkish capital

    Bombing victims lie in streets of Ankara


    At least one powerful bomb hit near the main train station in Ankara Saturday morning, killing 30 people,authorities said, making it by far the deadliest attack in the city in recent memory.

    The explosion, which caused chaos and bloodshed, took place...

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  • Check out final scores from Week 6 HS football

    Best Local Sports Show - Week 6

    Week 6 of the high school football season in the Coachella Valley has wrapped up with a few close games and some heavily-lopsided scores. Check out the Friday night rundown and come back Friday night for the full scoreboard. Blake Arthur and Angelo Caruso will have all of the highlights on the Best Local Sports Show Friday night at 11 p.m. on KESQ News Channel 3.

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Elephant genes hold clues for human cancer fight

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Elephants are giant, cancer-battling super creatures that destroy damaged cells long before they become…

Check out final scores from Week 6 HS football

Best Local Sports Show - Week 6

Week 6 of the high school football season in the Coachella Valley has wrapped up with a few close games…

Vote for your favorite play from Week 6 HS football

Week 6 - Play of the Week nominees

Vote for your favorite play from Week 6 of the high school football season in the Coachella Valley. All…

Governor signs legislation protecting the Salton Sea

With water levels continuing to drop at the Salton Sea, Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on…

Palm Springs Mayoral Candidates: Bob Weinstein

Bob Weinstein

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CBS Local 2 & KESQ bring you live Newsmaker segments with the Palm Springs Mayoral Candidates

Triple-digit heat not slowing the season down

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Some are embracing the triple-digit heat while others are finding more modern ways to stay cool. 

KESQ Anchor John White reports from NAU just hours after deadly shooting

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KESQ Anchor John White reports live from Northern Arizona University about the deadly shooting. 

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians unveils new statue

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A city-planned event in Palm Springs forced some lane closures Friday morning from 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

I-10 cleared after crash affects eastbound traffic

Traffic Alert

Eastbound traffic on I-10 is moving again after a car reportedly crashed into the back of a semi truck…

Cal Fire rescues lion cub in Valley Fire

Cal Fire rescues lion cub in Valley Fire

Review of PS land sales shows violations

PS Review

Review of PS land sales shows violations. Natalie Brunell investigates.

Suspected DUI driver causes wrong-way crash on Hwy 86

A 74-year-old man from Indio is facing DUI charges after he caused a wreck while driving the wrong way…

Officer-involved shooting investigated east of Temecula

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Deputies are investigating after an officer-involved shooting occurred in Aguanga Friday morning.

Pneumonia outbreak strikes bighorn sheep at J.T.N.P.

Bighorn sheep


Officials at Joshua Tree National Park said an outbreak of pneumonia is affecting the bighorn sheep…

Winner of "Mrs. Orange County" pageant arrested for child porn

Twenty-five-year-old Meghan Alt of Irvine was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of committing lewd conduct…

Cat saves man! Police use feline to help convince California man not to jump from building ledge

Cat calls 911

Once the negotiators brought out the distraught man's orange-and-white cat, they were able to persuade…

California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

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Measure would take effect in 2020 to protect fish and wildlife from ingesting the beads.

Meet Palm Springs mayoral candidate Mike Schaefer

Michael Schaefer

We continue to talk to Palm Springs mayoral candidates as eight people are running for the seat to be…

Valley fails to meet water goals for Sept.

Water being wasted

Joe Galli

New conservation numbers released Thursday show the Valley lost progress on meeting the state mandated…

Verizon to add $20 to grandfathered unlimited data plans

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If you're still clinging to your Verizon unlimited cell phone plan, your monthly bill is about to jump…

Mugshots released of 3 arrested in extortion & kidnapping investigation

Riverside County Sheriff's Department

A trio of search warrants related to an armed robbery and kidnapping for ransom leads to the seizure of…

Man arrested for allegedly stabbing 2 outside Palm Springs bar

Bryan Davalos Munoz

The Palm Springs Police Department has arrested a Cathedral City man suspected of stabbing two people…

Suspect arrested for deadly shooting in Coachella

Cesar Vega Duran

Murder suspect in custody. Victim was shot and killed in Coachella in February.

Blythe man accused of luring children at bus stops & child rape

Jeff Hsieh

Jeff Hsieh is also accused of arranging sham marriages and is in custody on $1,000,000 bail.

Which of these do you MOST feel need to handle water resources better?

Water being wasted

Joe Galli

In order to combat the ongoing drought, which of the following do you MOST feel need to handle water…

Woman stung more than 100 times


Woman stung more than 100 times. Africanized honey bees swarm a SoCal golf course.  Two women were…

FAA tests technology to counter rogue drones



The Federal Aviation Administration is testing anti-drone technology that would counter rogue drones…


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Notable deaths of 2015

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Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.


Notable food recalls

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Whole Foods is recalling some of its Papillon organic Roquefort cheese after a sampling by the FDA found listeria monocytogenes in a wheel of the cheese. Here are some other notable food recalls.

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