INDIO – Two women accused of stealing cell phones and other property from Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival attendees are slated to be arraigned today. Brenda Cansino, 29, of Miami, and Sharon Ruiz, 25, of Van Nuys, are charged with one count of receiving stolen property and seven counts of misdemeanor grand theft. The […]
COACHELLA – A magnitude 3.5 earthquake rattled the Coachella Valley today. The trembler occurred at 8:14 a.m. and was centered about five miles southwest of Idyllwild, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no reports of injuries or damage caused by the earthquake.
INDIO – A man who set 25 structures and vehicles ablaze throughout the Coachella Valley over the course of 14 months is scheduled to be sentenced today for numerous counts of arson. Luis Josue Perales, 23, pleaded guilty last month to setting 25 separate fires between Jan. 15, 2015 and March 31, 2016, including setting […]
THERMAL – A teacher at Desert Mirage High School in Thermal is in custody in Imperial County on child molestation charges. Anthony Robert Korwin, 59, was arrested June 6 and subsequently charged with lewd acts and attempted lewd acts with a child under 14, contact with a minor to commit a sexual offense and meeting with a minor […]
COACHELLA – Law enforcement authorities today are still looking for at least one suspect involved in the shooting of a Coachella station sheriff’s deputy that left him hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds, Deputy Armando Munoz said. Gildardo Davila, 27, a documented gang member and Coachella resident, allegedly fled during a traffic stop, then fired on […]
Barack Obama and his family were forced to delay their Palm Springs vacation Friday, as weather conditions forced their plane to land about 50 miles west of their destination in western Riverside County.
The second in a series of winter storms is expected to batter Riverside County today, bringing downpours, heavy mountain snow, possible flooding, potentially damaging winds and thunderstorms.
The first in a series of Pacific storms poised to deliver torrential rain, heavy mountain snow and gusty wind to Riverside County through early next week is expected to move into the region late tonight.
Passes for the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival went on sale today, with general admission tickets selling out in less than an hour.
LOS ANGELES – A British man who traveled to the Coachella Valley to engage in illicit sexual conduct with brothers who were 10 and 12 years old pleaded guilty today in Los Angeles to a federal charge expected to bring him a 13-year prison term. Paul Wilkins, 70, of Littleport in East Cambridgeshire, England, entered his plea to one […]