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  • Thieves break into Palm Springs drug store
    <![CDATA[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 Sunrise Way.It happened at approximately 1... Read more »
  • Counselor uses personal experience to help others
    <![CDATA[Emergence Health Network provides a number of services for mental health, developmental disability, and related conditions in El Paso County.Every year, more than 41,000 people die by suicide and about 90 percent are also believed to have had a mental health disorder. Experts want the community to know the warning... Read more »
  • TABC will not investigate bar shooting in central
    <![CDATA[The Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission told ABC-7 it will not investigate a central El Paso bar where a shooting happened Sunday.Police said multiple shots were fired around 4 a.m. at Nu Beginnings, located on the 4800 block of Dyer Street. TABC said the bar has no liquor license... Read more »
  • How to reach loved ones in Mexico after the major earthquake
    <![CDATA[The growing death toll from the major earthquake that rocked people near Mexico City has many people in Coachella Valley concerned about how to reach loved ones in the affected area. MORE: Central Mexico earthquake kills more than 100, topples buildingsWith widespread devastation interrupting internet and telephone service, it's difficult... Read more »
  • Budget cuts threaten Palm Springs city services
    <![CDATA[Twenty-two city services could be facing thousands of dollars of cuts in the near future.The Buzz Trolly, homeless services and the animal shelter; are some of the many services the city is considering cutting funding for if Measure D does not pass. The city says it's a difficult decision it... Read more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Inside The Rowan Palm Springs
    <![CDATA[Perhaps the best way to put Kimpton The Rowan Palm Springs in perspective is to hear it described by someone who has worked at 12 of the brand's hotels in five different locations. "This one is hard to place, it's so far and beyond," Abe Liao, the general manger of... Read more »
  • Parents raise concerns over east valley elementary school teacher
    <![CDATA[A mother is raising concern over the behavior of a teacher at Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Coachella. Cristina Rodriguez said her daughter who is a 4th grader at the school felt unsafe due to the teacher's behavior."My daughter starts crying hysterically," she said. "Crying and scared and start telling... Read more »
  • No arrests in Palm Springs stabbings
    <![CDATA[Palm Springs Police were investigating a stabbing attack that left a man and woman both injured.It happened at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday near Tachevah Drive and Indian Canyon. When police arrived on scene they found a man and woman with stab wounds 100 yards apart from one another. Both were rushed... Read more »
  • Goleta riverbed fire put out by firefighters
    <![CDATA[Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to a brush fire in a creek bed near the area of South Kellogg Avenue and Armitos Avenue in Goleta. The blaze is now out.The fire was reported at about 12:10 a.m. Wednesday by multiple witnesses. Multiple fire crews, as well as Santa Barbara County... Read more »
  • Smith Rock hiker dies in 250-foot fall from wall
    <![CDATA[A 23-year-old Vancouver, Washington man died Tuesday evening when he apparently left a hiking trail and fell about 250 feet from a wall at Smith Rock State Park, Deschutes County sheriff's deputies said.County 911 dispatch got a call shortly before 7 p.m. reporting a hiker had fallen in the area... Read more »
  • Redmond proposes public safety fee to add police
    <![CDATA[The Redmond Police Department took 23,000 calls from the public in 2016. The department wants to add more officers to its police force, meaning a public safety fee could be in residents future.The fee would help add more staff to handle the demand. Right now, police say there are not... Read more »
  • Small tornado damages Lebanon-area dairy farm
    <![CDATA[(Update: NWS confirms it was tornado)LEBANON, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say a small tornado damaged buildings at a dairy farm southeast of Salem in the area of Lacomb.   Lebanon Fire District officials say firefighters were called to Spencer's Dairy Farm Tuesday afternoon.   Officials say crews found five buildings at the dairy were... Read more »
  • People in Santa Maria trying to reach family near Mexico earthquake
    <![CDATA[People who were out and about in Santa Maria were staying up to speed with what's happening in the wake of that deadly earthquake.We spent the afternoon at Efren's Mexican Restaurant off of Blosser Road - where some people were glued to the TV, some with family near this earthquake.It... Read more »
  • Santa Barbara parishioners pray for Mexico
    <![CDATA[Many people in Santa Barbara are anxiously waiting for their loved ones in Mexico to let them know if they're okay.A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rattled the central part of the country. It killed more than 100 people. Parishioners gathered at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Santa Barbara to pray... Read more »
  • Noozhawk is reporting triple-murder suspect Pierre Haobsh plead not guilty today
    <![CDATA[Update: Our partners at Noozhawk are reporting triple-murder suspect Pierre Haobsh plead not guilty in the Santa Barbara County Superior court today. Haobsh told the court he is no longer requesting to represent himself in the case. The 27 year old is accused of murdering Santa Barbara herb clinic doctor Henry... Read more »
  • Missing hikers spotted outside Joshua Tree National Park?
    <![CDATA[The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department confirms to News Channel 3's I-Team Reporter Karen Devine that there is an on-going investigation outside of Joshua Tree National Park in the search for Joseph Orbeso and Rachel Nguyen. The pair have been missing since July 27th when they allegedly went hiking... Read more »
  • Duranguito supporters demand to be heard, business leaders ask Council to move forward
    <![CDATA[Tuesday's City Council meeting was filled with residents and local leaders who delivered passionate arguments for and against the Downtown arena the City wants to build in the Duranguito neighborhood.Council was expected to discuss the possibility of declaring a halt on all demolitions in the Duranguito neighborhood, but Council voted... Read more »
  • Cielo Vista Church shows support to Estela with soft prayer blanket
    <![CDATA[ A group from Cielo Vista Church presented Estela with a prayer blanket Tuesday evening in the KVIA studios. The group came to the station to offer their support and prayers for Estela... Read more »
  • Activists rally for renter's rights in Santa Barbara
    <![CDATA[Activists organized a rally to promote fair housing and rights for tenants in Downtown Santa Barbara Tuesday evening. The rally was hosted by Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy, also known as CAUSE, along with Right City for National Renter Week of Action. The demonstrators have been asking... Read more »
  • Bend woman creating life and changing lives
    <![CDATA[(Update: Interview with surrogate mother)A Bend woman is doing something unusual and unexpected. Not only is she a surrogate mother due in nine days, she is also donating all money received for surrogacy to help pay for another woman's lifesaving medical procedure.They say there's no such thing as a... Read more »