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President Obama not buying home in Rancho Mirage

News Channel 3 has learned the former home of author Joseph Wambaugh is getting a new owner Tuesday night.

Missing RM Man

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Police search for missing at risk senior in Rancho Mirage

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department need your help tonight locating a missing Rancho Mirage man

Massive water main break floods street near UCLA

Authorities say a water main has broken near the UCLA campus, spewing water into the air and stranding cars and people in underground parking structures.

8 new baby goats on display at The Living Desert

More baby animals are on exhibit at The Living Desert!

Malcolm Paterson

Elderly man accused of DUI fails to show at court hearing

An 83-year-old Palm Desert man who crashed his car into a fence at an elementary school, where a 10-year-old student was struck by flying
debris and ended up losing a leg, failed to show up for a court hearing Tuesday because he was confused about the date, according to his attorney.

Sign up for KESQ & CBS Local 2's blood drive

News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 are partnering with Desert Blood Services in effort to achieve our lifesaving goal of 25 pints of blood.

Gas prices

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Inland Empire gas price drops 21st consecutive day

   The average price is 5.8 cents less than one week ago, 15.4 cents lower than one month ago and 5.3 cents cents below what it was one year ago.

Immigration debate

Kyung Lah/CNN

House to vote on slimmed-down immigration bill

Lawmakers leaving a meeting on the issue Tuesday morning said the bill appeared to enjoy widespread support, although some conservatives said they remained opposed.



  • 'Die Hard' actor James Shigeta dies

    James Shigeta

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    James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday.


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Notable deaths of 2014

James Shigeta

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From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.


What to know: Ebola

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The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history is plaguing West Africa, where at least 660 people have died so far. Learn more about the deadly disease.

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