Road closures in Palm Springs due to high winds

North Indian Canyon Drive and Gene Autry Trail are closed at the Whitewater Wash due to high winds.

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Wind Advisory in effect for the Coachella Valley

The leading edge of a trough moving in from the north will bring gusty onshore conditions. Expect sustained winds between 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 60 mph. This will impact driving visibility and prompt blowing dust/sand at times. Winds will diminish Saturday evening.

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Road closures in Palm Springs due to high winds

North Indian Canyon Drive and Gene Autry Trail are closed at the Whitewater Wash due to high winds.

Wind Advisory in effect for the Coachella Valley

The leading edge of a trough moving in from the north will bring gusty onshore conditions. Expect sustained winds between 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 60 mph. This will impact driving visibility and prompt blowing dust/sand at times. Winds will diminish Saturday evening.

Woman arrested, man sought in Indian Wells burglaries

An 18-year-old woman was arrested and a 31-year-old man was being sought in connection with a rash of burglaries at homes in Indian Wells, sheriff's officials said Friday.

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Restaurant owner says employee arrested for trying to burn down bistro

The owner of Twin Palms Bistro & Lounge in Palm Springs said one of his employees attempted to burn his restaurant down by pouring gasoline on the roof Thursday night.

Photo courtesy of Frances Brito

Viewer-submitted video shows SWAT standoff in Indio Friday morning

An Indio man was arrested early Friday morning after a brief standoff with Desert Regional SWAT.

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14-year-old arrested for robbing ice cream man at gun-point

The Coachella Police Department arrested a 14-year-old after an ice cream man was held up with a rifle Thursday night.

CVWD explains cloudy drinking water in La Quinta

A small amount of La Quinta residents woke up Friday morning to cloudy drinking water that had a strong odor of chlorine. We spoke to the Coachella Valley Water District and officials said the water is safe to drink, it was just affected by an excess amount of air that was distributed into the well site.

Cold Case follow up: Father returns to where son was killed

Andy Elam was killed over 25 years ago on a popular hiking trail.  Since Andy's murder, his father hasn't been able to go back to the hiking trails their family used to enjoy almost every weekend, but after our story, it was time to go back.

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  • Barack Obama: 'I loved Spock'

    Leonard Nimoy and Star Trek poster

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    President Barack Obama added himself to the long list of those remembering beloved actor Leonard Nimoy -- who died earlier today at the age of 83.



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