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Volunteers to place American flags at graves of service members

Families, Boy Scouts and police explorer troops will attend the annual ``Flag for Every Hero'' ceremony held Saturday.

Two accused in armed robbery, attempted shooting

A man and a teenager in custody Saturday morning accused in a February armed robbery and attempted shooting of a man in Cathedral City.

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Man shows up at JFK Hospital with gunshot wounds

Police opened a homicide investigation after a man died Friday when he showed up at an Indio hospital with gunshot wounds.

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Joe Galli - KESQ & CBS Local 2

Man behind bars after motorcycle crash in Cathedral City

Cathedral City police are investigating a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Whispering Palms Trail and Ramon Road. 

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Joe Galli - KESQ & CBS Local 2

Windmill on fire near Palm Springs

A windmill caught fire near Interstate 10 Friday afternoon.  

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Roads could be deadliest ever for Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend means plenty of cars on the roads and industry experts are predicting this weekend could be one of the deadliest weekends on American roads in years. Joe Galli reports.

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J.T.N.P. announces seasonal campground closures

Five campgrounds at Joshua Tree National Park, including three in Riverside County, will close for a four-month period starting early next month, it was announced Friday.

Dante Walker - Photojournalist KESQ & CBS Local 2

View local Memorial Day ceremonies & events

There is plenty to do around the Coachella Valley this Memorial Day weekend to honor our Military's men and women who bravely defend our freedom.

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Palm Desert man receives bill for 44,000 gallons of water he says he didn't use

"CBS local 2 Stands for You", so we took a stand for a Palm Desert man who asked us to look into his concerns over his water bill..  He says the Coachella Valley Water District is charging him for thousands of gallons water he claims he didn't use.

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Special report answers common questions & myths about wind turbines

"'What are these things?' 'What are they doing?' And some people come up with 'Oh they're cooling the desert', 'They're water pumps'." told Joey Etter, Senior Lead Technician with Iberdrola Renewables.

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