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Two different comic con events

Chris Tarpening KESQ

Two different Comic Con events scheduled for this year

Comic book fans here in the Coachella Valley now have two conventions that they can go to here in the desert. Joe Galli reports.

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5 arrests in alleged human trafficking ring in Ventura County

5 arrests in alleged human trafficking ring in Ventura County. Chinese women forced into a life of prostitution.

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Pricey power bills costing locals

Some people in the Valley say their electric bills are much higher this summer. We had a heat wave in June and some people are definitely seeing the effects in their electricity bills.

Dale Brown lives in La Quinta with his wife and 3 children. While they do their best to conserve energy, Brown says he's left with a difficult decision this summer.

Alexandra Pierce - KESQ & CBS Local 2

Deputies search for armed bank robbers in Coachella

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is investigating a robbery at a business in the 49200 block of Grapefruit Boulevard in Coachella.

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce celebrates in Palm Desert

The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its thirteenth Business and Leadership Conference in Palm Desert.

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Christopher Flicker

Blue Cut fire is 100% contained, but over 100 homes lost

A fast-moving brush fire has blackened more than 37,020 acres and is now 100 %  contained. I-15 now open in both directions and all mandatory evacuation orders have been lifted.

KESQ & CBS Local 2 via Indio Police Department

Arraignment postponed for 3 suspects accused of Indio gang shooting

An arraignment hearing was postponed Tuesday for three of four men charged with murder in the drive-by shooting death of an Indio
resident to allow one of the defendants to secure legal representation.

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Deputies investigate deadly officer-involved shooting in Indio

The area of Jackson Street  and Dillon Avenue has reopened as police officers investigate an officer involved shooting first reported Saturday night. 

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