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Thieves break into Palm Springs drug store

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Police were investigating an early morning break-in at a Palm Springs drug store. A department watch commander said four suspects stole merchandise from the Walgreens store on the 1700 block of East Vista Chino. It's located on the northeast corner of Vista Chino and North Sun

KESQ - 2017-09-20 13:45:15

Palm Springs is hitting its stride in new construction, Mayor Robert Moon says in speech

Palm Springs voters will choose two new city council members on Nov. 7. Four issues likely to come up during the campaign are transparency, the downtown development, homelessness and short-term vacation rentals. Wochit The state of the city is that Palm Springs is under construction. Mayor Robert M

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-20 04:04:25

Taxpayer funded mailer in Palm Springs is under scrutiny

The California Public Employees' Retirement System is the largest public pension fund in the country. A couple handy terms you should know. Richard Lui/The Desert Sun Palm Springs is under scrutiny for a taxpayer funded mailer that lists the benefits of a proposed half-cent sales tax increase on th

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-19 23:27:26

Two People Stabbed at Palm Springs Business

Police officers are on scene of a stabbing that occurred across the street from Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs around 5:30 PM. Police officers are on scene of a stabbing that occurred across the street from Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs around 5:30 PM. A man who wa

KMIR.COM - 2017-09-20 04:07:00

Nikki Haley on President Trump calling Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man': 'It worked'

President Donald Trump called on the United Nations to stop North Korea's leader from a "suicide mission." USA TODAY U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday defended President Trump's new nickname for North Korea's leader. During an appearance on Good Morning America, Haley was asked whether it wa

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-20 13:52:40

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation pitches in to support Salton Sea dust monitoring

A nonprofit group's efforts to monitor windblown dust around the Salton Sea is getting a boost from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which is providing a $100,000 grant to support the group's expanding network of air pollution monitors. The nonprofit Comite Cvico Del Valle has already set up about

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-21 00:22:23

This Texas golf course had no chance stuck behind a border wall

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - You can stroll down a dusty track and stand on the first tee box at Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course, where golfers fired drives on the same strip that 19th-century soldiers exchanged cannon fire. The view is a bit different these days though. Weeds and shoulder-high grass grow u

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-20 11:28:46

California attorney general sues Trump administration over border wall construction

Jose Genis tells a story during the Coachella Valley Storytellers Project "The Wall" at the Coachella Valley Art Center in Indio, California on September 13, 2017. The speakers spoke about their connection to the international border between Mexico a California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-20 20:58:39

Cinema Diverse: Director explores big dreams, large life of gay Hollywood producer Allan Carr

Filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz, 48, makes documentaries, such as "I Am Divine," "Vito" and "Tab Hunter Confidential," which was screened in 2015 in the desert. Schwarz and I met in the '90s while working on Rob Epstein's and Jeffrey Friedman's "Celluloid Closet" (1996). At Outfest this past July, where h

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-20 22:51:30

Border Patrol Discover Meth in Gas Tank

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 111 immigration checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling methamphetamine Tuesday evening. The incident occurred when a 25-year- old man driving a 2007 Nissan Altima approached the checkpoint. After a Border Patrol K-9 alerted to th

KMIR.COM - 2017-09-20 22:18:00

Exclusive: Less than 25% of Republicans in Congress endorse border wall funding in USA TODAY survey

President Trump has been adamant that he needs Congress to approve funding to start building his border wall, but Republicans on Capitol Hill are far less adamant about supporting it. When asked by the USA TODAY Network whether they support the president's initial $1.6 billion budget request to begi

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-20 10:07:43

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Deported Gang Member, Shots Fire in Separate Event

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station arrested a previously deported gang member in downtown Calexico. Monday afternoon, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station processing center, determined during records checks that a Mexican national arrested earlier

KMIR.COM - 2017-09-20 21:37:00

Bizarre baby registry emails freak out Amazon shoppers

This is not the Amazon delivery email users typically have in mind. Several Amazon users received an unusual message claiming someone purchased a gift for them from their baby registry. There's one problem. Unless Alexa has magical pregnancy-sensing powers, a lot of users aren't expecting. Just got

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-20 14:45:25

Mississippi teacher fired after racist Facebook post. She says she was hacked

The South Panola School District told WREG Tuesday that Cammie Rone, a second grade teacher at Batesville Intermediate School in Batesville, was dismissed from employment following an investigation. Rone can appeal the decision. Monday, Fox13 in Memphis obtained a screenshot of a post made on Rone's

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-20 13:53:30

Navy hospital employees removed after photo shows staffer giving newborn the finger

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Two Navy corps members have been removed from their posts at Naval Hospital Jacksonville after a social media photo showed one of them giving a newborn the middle finger. The photo's caption read, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans" and said a "navy nurse" and a frie

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-20 13:37:18

Fiat Chrysler, UAW officials accused of laundering money through fake hospice center

In a scheme to get rich, some Fiat Chrysler executives and United Auto Workers union leaders funneled money through a children's charity and laundered money through a fake hospice center, federal authorities alleged in a new court filing. The allegation surfaced in a forfeiture complaint as the scan

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-20 12:57:03

Colorado cops search for poop-and-run jogger

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Police in Colorado are looking for a jogger they say is repeatedly interrupting her runs to defecate in public in one neighborhood. Cathy Budde says she was first alerted to the woman she's dubbed "The Mad Pooper" by her children, who caught the jogger in the act weeks

KMIR.COM - 2017-09-20 18:18:00

Hospital employees removed after taking disturbing photos of newborns, calling them 'mini Satans'

Mary Stringini JACKSONVILLE, Fla -- Hospital employees from the Naval Hospital Jacksonville have been removed from patient care after disturbing photos involving newborns went viral on Monday. The viral post, that has been shared over 185,000 times, shows screenshots taken from the employees' Snapch

KMIR.COM - 2017-09-20 18:12:00

Hurricane Irma: University of South Florida leader fled state as students braced for storm, report says

For the residents of the Bayshore Towers, seeing some aluminum carport panels on the ground was not near the level of destruction they expected from Hurricane Irma. Kelly Jordan, USA TODAY As Hurricane Irma bore down on students at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg, the school's lea

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-19 17:52:04

20 luxury hotels for a fall getaway

Looking for a little pampering this fall? GoBankingRates.com has put together a list of 20 luxury hotels for a relaxing fall getaway that will take care of your every need. Or were you looking for something a bit easier on the budget? GoBankingRates.com also has a list of 31 scenic fall road trips:

DESERT SUN - 2017-09-20 11:45:01