Indio man accused in 3 Coachella Valley rapes in custody

A 46-year-old Indio man, accused of two sexual assaults that happened in 2006 and one in 2014, was arrested Monday night in Whitewater. Daniel Candelario Delgadillo was taken into custody by police near the Haugen Lehmann offramp off Interstate 10 in Whitewater. He was charged...

Morongo Casino to add 800 machines, new bar in expansion

Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa has announced expansion plans for the property that will see the property add 65,000 new square feet of space that will include new bar and space for 800 new machines and table games. The casino will also replace several eateries...




This amazing 7-year-old should sing the national anthem all the time

Malea Emma sang The Star Spangled Banner before Sunday's Los Angeles Galaxy / Seattle Sounders game in Carson Sunday night and, quite honestly, she should sing the national anthem before everything from now on. Watch: https://youtu.be/nxyio0XfE4w

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Driver dead after crashing into palm tree in Rancho Mirage

A person is dead after they were involved in a single-vehicle crash in Rancho Mirage Monday night. The collision happened about 9:50 pm on Bob Hope Drive and Highway 111, reports the Desert Sun.  The driver died at the scene. A witness told KESQ that the vehicle was...

Mike Tyson will be the Grand Marshal of the Desert Hot Springs Holiday parade

Desert Hot Springs has announced that Mike Tyson will serve as Grand Marshal for its annual holiday parade, according to KESQ. Tyson is a former world champion boxer, pigeon racer, is a current registered Tier II sex offender, and was convicted of rape in 1992...

10,000 marijuana plants found growing north of Big Bear Lake

More than 10,000 illegal marijuana plants were found growing in the San Bernardino National Forest last week. Investigators with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department discovered three large plots of marijuana growing near Marble Canyon, Arctic Canyon and East Fork Canyon, according to...

Palm Springs Craigslist | The 6 strangest posts we’ve seen

Palm Springs Craigslist can be a great place to find cheap furniture, tickets for sale, and free dirt, but it is also home to some pretty strange posts. Here are some of the weirder things we have seen

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Morongo Valley teen dead after being thrown from hood of car

One teenager is dead and another injured after they fell off of the hood of a moving car on Saturday night in Morongo Valley, reports Z107.7. Authorities were called about 9 pm to Juniper Avenue and Buena Vista Drive. They found one of the...

This is how every Invisibility Prank video should end

By now, you have probably seen plenty of those Invisible Prank videos come into your feed. The vids all go about the joke the same way. A person, usually a family member, is told that they will be made invisible through a magic trick...

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Man sentenced to 27 years in prison for Palm Springs robbery spree

A man who committed a string of armed robberies throughout Palm Springs in early 2017 pleaded guilty Friday to four felony charges and was sentenced to 27 years in prison. Daron Ellis Hill, 24, pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery and two counts of...

California launches new office to take on election fake news

With less than two months until the 2018 midterm election, California has launched a new program with a goal of fighting online disinformation campaigns seen on social media. A recently passed law allows The Office of Elections Cybersecurity to "monitor and counteract false or...

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