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Suspect arrested after wild Southern California freeway chase

An attempted murder suspect who led authorities on a wild chase has been captured after being forced from his disabled car on a Southern California freeway

Trump first rally after Indiana

California judge to consider timing of Trump University trial

A federal judge in San Diego has said he wanted a trial by the middle of this year in a class-action lawsuit against Donald Trump by students of Trump University who say they were defrauded. That was before the real estate mogul appeared headed for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Law of the Colorado River; are we getting our fair share?

The drought continues in California and now there's a new crisis brewing when it comes to one of the key water supplies in the Coachella Valley.  Right now, the surface of Lake Mead is at just under 1,076 feet above sea level after sixteen years of drought.

Zak Dahlheimer - KESQ & CBS Local 2

Crowd celebrates desert national monuments

Hundreds of locals gathered at the Whitewater Preserve near Palm Springs on Thursday afternoon to celebrate a historic occasion: the new desert national monuments.

Brandon Ellison, Dejuan Darsean Lewis, Ashley Gonzalez

Two arrested in prostitution human trafficking investigation

Authorities still looking for third suspect wanted for abduction of Moreno Valley teenager

Rose Peters

Courtesy of Judy A. May, INCIGHT

Woman gets probation for vehicular manslaughter in bicyclist's death

A Palm Desert woman has pleaded guilty to a vehicular manslaughter charge for killing a bicyclist with her car in 2015. Judy Mae Purcell is set to be sentenced Monday afternoon in Indio.


Father of infant killed in HWY 74 crash arrested

An infant was killed and her parents were hospitalized after a car fell 200 feet down the side of the mountain near Pinyon Pines Sunday morning. Officers said speed was a factor in the crash, causing the driver to lose control of his Porsche.

Unexpected signs of child prostitution, human trafficking

Why you should be looking at your child's nails and hair as well as their cell phones.


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