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Police searching for suspect(s) who shot at Palm Springs home

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - Officers from the Palm Springs Police Department are investigating a report of an unlawful discharge of a firearm in Palm Springs. The investigation is being conducted on the 700 block of Desert Way. PSPD is in the process of searching the area for suspects that are believed


California Cops Who Allegedly Stole Over $225,000 Can't Be Sued, Federal Court Rules

Two businessmen who claimed they were robbed of more than $225,000 by police in Fresno, California during an investigation into illegal gambling saw their civil rights lawsuit dismissed last week, when the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled it was “not obvious” that theft by cop would violate


Palm Springs Tramway closure price tag: $4 million

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - Not much has changed, timeline-wise, when it comes to the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway's reopening. On February 25, Tram officials tacked down a tentative re-opening date for the world's largest rotating tramway for April 1, and Monday, that date was re-affirmed.


Palm Springs Police investigating after shots fired at home

Police are investing the report of an unlawful discharge of a firearm in Palm Springs on Tuesday morning. There were no injuries reported in the incident, which occurred on Desert Way. There is no danger to the public, say police.


California bill curbing use of contractors would not exempt Uber, Lyft, other tech firms

California is moving to codify a sweeping court decision curbing employers’ use of independent contractors, and the new law is unlikely to exempt Uber, Lyft and other app-based technology companies.


Suspect remains at large in Palm Springs bar shooting

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - A man suspected of shooting two men at a tiki-themed gay bar in Palm Springs early Sunday morning remains at large today. The suspect is described as a Hispanic man between 20 and 30 years old with neck tattoos, Palm Springs police said. He was last seen fleeing the 2300 bloc


Department Of Education Investigating USC, UCLA Over Admissions Scandal

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Department of Education is investigating UCLA, USC and six other universities to determine whether they conducted any acts of wrongdoing in relation to the college admissions bribery scandal.


Attorneys for Actor Jussie Smollett Say All Charges Dropped

Attorneys for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that charges alleging he lied to police about a racist and homophobic attack have been dropped. Smollett attorneys Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a statement that Smollett’s record “has been wiped clean.”


Trial to begin for alleged Coachella Valley serial rapist

INDIO, Calif.- - A 47-year-old Indio man accused in a series of violent sexual assaults against three women in the Coachella Valley is expected to go on trial today on 16 felony charges, including rape, kidnapping, assault and false imprisonment.


Highway 111 partially closed due to accident

INDIAN WELLS, Calif.- - Highway 111 westbound is partially closed in Indian Wells due to an accident near the intersection of Highway 111 and Cook Street. The accident, which was reported at 10:54 a.m, appears to have occurred when a minivan struck a bicyclist.


Cross stolen from Cathedral City church

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif.- - The Cathedral City Police Department is investigating a burglary at a Catholic church in Cathedral City. According to CCPD, early Monday morning, a dark wooden cross of Jesus Christ was stolen from the exterior of one of the buildings at the St. Louis Catholic Church on C S


Officials ID Teen Girl Found Dead In Compton Industrial Area

COMPTON (CBSLA) – Authorities Monday identified a teenage girl whose body was found in an industrial area of Compton. Samantha Bustos, 15, was discovered in some bushes by a passerby walking to work a little before 1:30 a.m. in the 500 block of West Victoria Street, according to the Los Angeles Coun


California voters could be asked to impose an estate tax, replacing the one Trump loosened

California voters would consider a state-mandated tax on the assets of wealthy residents, one that could generate as much as $1 billion a year for low-income families, under legislation introduced in the state Legislature on Tuesday.


Two shot at Palm Springs California LGBT nightclub

Two people have been shot after an unidentified man opened fire in the car park of a popular LGBT+ nightclub in Palm Springs, California. A spokesperson for the Palm Springs Police said they were looking for a male suspect who began to fire shots early outside the Toucans Tiki Lounge at around 1.38a


Pasadena Family Says KLM Dutch Royal Airlines Uncooperative After 5-Month-Old Puppy Dies On Flight To LAX

PASADENA (CBSLA) — A Pasadena family wants answers after its 5-month-old puppy died on a flight from Amsterdam to Los Angeles. Bear was a purebred Central Asian Shepherd from Greece who was finally on his way to his new family in Pasadena. He had been a gift from a family friend.


5 alleged gang members charged in vicious attack of pregnant school teacher

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office says five gang members have been charged with the vicious stabbing and carjacking of a pregnant Beverly Hills Catholic school teacher in the Sunland area of Los Angeles on March 20.


Hundreds gather to mourn 9-year-old California girl found in duffel bag on hiking trail

HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif.— Most had never met her, didn't even know her name until they saw it on the news. But moved by the tragic death of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found stuffed into a duffel bag and discarded on a hillside trail — like so much trash, as one mourner put it — people turned o


Chromeo will perform a free show in Cathedral City during Coachella Weekend One

The Coachella Music and Arts Festival will bring plenty of side activities to the Palm Springs Area during two weeks in April including a ton of pool parties, the Neon Carnival, and fake gas stations selling makeup. There will also be a free DJ set from Chromeo in Cathedral City. What a time to be i


Handyman admits to taking money from homeowners in Desert Hot Springs without completing work

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. - Patrick Charlson looks at the empty space on the side of his home, where he wanted a water filtration system installed back in November. He says he paid $1,801 to Ron Woodmen of Wood Men Construction, who lives two doors up the street from Charlson on Valley View Court.


Indio woman wins big on 'The Price is Right'

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