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The 15 freeway was closed on Friday afternoon after a brush fire quickly escalated, burning several vehicles on the freeway.https://twitter.com/KING5Now/status/622189263375990786The fire was burning in the median of the freeway just north of State Route 138, according to Caltrans.https://twitter.com/SandhyaABC7/status/622189870312636416The...
A 34-year-old man who first scaled a tree to flee from cops then got run over by a pickup after he climbed down will likely not be charged with a crime.The unnamed man was taken to the hospital for...
Cops are rolling out a DUI checkpoint at an undisclosed spot in the city of Coachella Friday night.Police will be checking for license, registration, and signs of impairment from booze or drugs from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.Drive safe...
The members of The Palm Springs City Council are clearly very, very busy. They are so damn busy, they have zero time to talk to residents of the city about a popular event that brings a large amount of spending...
http://gty.im/465788664Donald Trump took a few minutes out from threatening escaped Mexican drug lords to release his financial information.Among the revelations, Trump claims to be worth $10 billion, he earned $362 million last year, and he was paid $213 million...
A man in Indio is in custody after a weird chain of events on Wednesday morning.The incident occurred at the corner of Jackson Street and Avenue 42.According to the Indio Police Department, officers were called to Jackson and Avenue...
https://youtu.be/Teqn_8tu5D4On Tuesday night, a judge ordered police in Gardena to release video footage taken from an officer's dashcam in 2013. The clip shows three uniformed officers pointing guns at three unarmed men before one of the officers shoots and...
https://youtu.be/5nIwmSMVh8YAuthorities have released surveillance video of the last few moments Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán spent in his cell (yup, they had cameras rolling on him and he still escaped!). The video also shows the tunnel that El Chapo used...
http://gty.im/183885187Just in time for your summer vacation plans, gas prices are skyrocketing in Southern California. Funny how that always seems to be the case.The average price of gasoline has risen 59.3 cents since Thursday, including over 10 cents on...
A cyclist in La Verne was not at all happy with a California Highway Patrol officer after a close encounter on a narrow roadway.The video (below) shows self-proclaimed avid cyclist Kenneth Adams angrily confronting the officer, telling the cop that...
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