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Heavy Police Presence Reported In Indio

INDIO, Calif. - A heavy police presence was reported on Valencia Avenue near Herbert Hoover Elementary around 6 a.m. on Thursday. Law enforcement authorities are not revealing what happened, though Indio police have said the Riverside County District Attorney Office is serving search warrants there.


Denny's robbery suspect arrested in police station parking lot

INDIO, Calif.- - Indio Police officers have arrested a man wanted for the robbery of an Indio Denny's on Friday shortly before noon. The arrest was made around 1:11 p.m. The suspect, who has not been identified, was arrested when an IPD officer recognized a vehicle parked in the station's parking lo


Suspect vehicle description released for Wednesday Coachella shooting

COACHELLA, Calif.- - The Riverside County Sheriff's Department has released the description of a vehicle wanted in connection with a Wednesday night shooting in Coachella. The suspect vehicle is a dark-colored Ford Ranger (unknown year). It was last seen traveling south on Shady Lane in Coachella af


California’s First Family Will Move Out Of Governor’s Mansion To More ‘Kid-Friendly’ Home

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The officer of Governor Gavin Newsom confirmed the first family will be moving into a “more kid-friendly” home in Fair Oaks. The Newsom family purchased a home in the Sacramento area and is currently renovating it. The family of six will move in a few months with their two dogs


Riverside County employees help capture suspected kidnapper in Yucca Valley

A passenger’s frantic plea for help on the 10 Freeway on Thursday, Jan. 17, caught the attention of two Riverside County Animal Services officers, whose 911 call led to the arrest of the driver in San Bernardino County, authorities said.


Disabled man got cellphone for agreeing to marry, says report in contentious Riverside County case

In the mind of Ryan Morris — a man with the intellectual ability of a young child who married his legal guardian, a man of regular intelligence 18 years his senior — a married person “kisses your spouse, and, after this meeting today, we go out to eat.”


Traffic Alert: El Paseo Closed Sunday Morning for Panther 5K

From The City of Palm Desert:El Paseo will be closed between Highway 74 and Portola Avenue for the annual Palm Desert Charter Middle School Panther 5k. The closure is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. and continue until 11 a.m. on Sunday, January 20.


Man Accused In Diamond, Electronics Robbery Spree Nabbed In Vegas

INDIO, CA — A man accused in three Riverside County robberies within a single afternoon last summer, culminating in a police pursuit stretching from Cathedral City to Palm Springs, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony grand theft charges.


Deputies investigating shooting in Coachella

COACHELLA, Calif.- - The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting in Coachella. According to an RSO spokesperson, the shooting was reported at 3:49 p.m. on the 85800 block of Avenida Grace.


Transient arrested for check fraud, parole violation in Indio

INDIO, Calif.- - Riverside County Sheriff's Deputies from the La Quinta Special Enforcement Team arrested a transient in Indio Tuesday for attempting to cash a stolen check and for a parole violation.


Cockroaches, clogged sinks, no hot water: Restaurant closures in Riverside County, Jan. 11-17

Here are the restaurants and other food facilities closed by health inspectors in Riverside County between Jan. 11 and 17, 2019, according to the county’s Department of Environmental Health. If no reopening date is mentioned, the department had not listed that facility as reopened as of this publica


Thousand Palms marijuana dispensary raided

THOUSAND PALMS, Calif.- - Riverside County Sheriff's Department deputies were seen shutting down a marijuana dispensary in Thousand Palms Thursday afternoon. A News Channel 3 news team saw deputies going in and out of the Good Good Dispensary, which is located on Datil Road in Thousand Palms. The lo


70-Year-Old California Woman Killed by 4 Pit Bulls Living in Her Home: Police

A 70-year-old Southern California woman was killed after four pit bulls reportedly mauled her. The pit bulls were living in the home of Lana Bergman, the slain woman, reported the Desert Sun on Jan. 16, citing the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.


Traffic Alert: Work In Rancho Mirage On Jan. 23 To Impact Travel

PALM DESRT, CA - From Coachella Valley Water District: Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will conduct work on Wednesday Jan. 23 that will impact traffic in Rancho Mirage from about 7 a.m. to about 4 p.m.


La Quinta Deputies Shoot Burglary Suspect

LA QUINTA, CA — A residential burglary suspect who is accused of assaulting law enforcement personnel in La Quinta was shot and wounded by a sheriff's deputy, officials said Thursday. The man was ultimately hospitalized with injuries described as "non-life-threatening."


Deadly Newcastle disease prompts California to call for chicken-show cancellations

In the latest sign of growing concern over the virulent Newcastle disease killing chickens in Southern California, State Veterinarian Annette Jones has issued a recommendation that poultry shows that include birds from the affected counties be cancelled.


Fog delay not deterring fans, players at Desert Classic

LA QUINTA, Calif.- - Golf fans had to wait for their favorite players to tee off as foggy conditions delayed the start of the Desert Classic Thursday morning. It’s a difficult read for these golf pros as thick fog settled in at PGA West. Players putting in extra work at the driving range with the we


Death penalty appeal denied for alleged Palm Springs cop killer

INDIO, Calif.- - An appellate court has denied the appeal of a judge's decision to allow a man accused of fatally shooting two Palm Springs police officers to face the death penalty in his upcoming murder trial.


Fire destroys vacant building in Cathedral City

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. - Police and firefighters were at the scene of a fire in an abandoned building early Friday morning in Cathedral City. Firefighters were called to a commercial building along the 31900 block of San Luis Rey Drive at approximately 2:00 a.m.


Storms Dump Nearly A Foot Of Rain On Southern California

MALIBU (CBSLA) — This week’s storms, which wreaked havoc on recent burn areas and on Southern California freeways, produced nearly a foot of rain, according to the National Weather Service.