INDIO: Former Major Leaguer Coco Crisp to Manage Shadow Hills High School Baseball Team

INDIO – Former major league outfielder Coco Crisp is Shadow Hills High’s new baseball coach, the school announced today. Crisp, 37, recently accepted the Indio school’s head coaching job and will begin working with the team after an off-season schedule and plan is established, according to Shadow Hills’ athletic director, Ron Shipley. Crisp played 15 […]

INDIO: Dozens of firefighters respond to house fire

INDIO – About 40 firefighters today responded to a residential fire in Indio that displaced four people. The fire was reported at 10:16 a.m. in the 45000 block of Deglet Noor Street, said April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. First-arriving firefighters observed a residence engulfed in flames, she said. Firefighters contained the fire […]

Identification made in previously unresolved, 20-year-old vehicle vs pedestrian death

Identification made in previously unresolved, 20-year-old vehicle vs pedestrian death

A man who was fatally struck by a car in Mecca in 1997 and has spent the last twenty years unidentified was finally identified using new fingerprint technology; bringing final closure to the victim’s family – who have been searching for their missing relative and loved one all these years. Sheriff-Coroner officials identified the man as […]

INDIO: San Bernardino man on bail is back in custody

INDIO – A San Bernardino man, who was released on bail after he allegedly robbed a Cathedral City medical marijuana dispensary at gunpoint in late April, missed his arraignment today because he’s in custody outside of the county for new alleged offenses. Travion Riddick, 24, faces three counts of robbery and firearm allegations stemming from […]

INDIO: Charges Against Developer Outside Statute of Limitations, Say Attorneys in Palm Springs Corruption Case

INDIO- Attorneys for one of two developers accused of bribing former Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet to curry favor for several downtown projects contend that several of the charges against him should be dismissed for falling outside the statute of limitations. John Wessman is charged along with Richard Meaney with nine counts of bribing a […]

INDIO: Coachella Valley arsonist to be sentenced

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 […]

INDIO: Indio man charged in murder of girlfriend

INDIO – A 22-year-old Indio man accused of killing his girlfriend and setting fire to the Thermal mobile home she shared with her children was ordered today to undergo an examination by a court-appointed psychiatrist. Superior Court Judge Dean Benjamini suspended criminal proceedings in the case of Christian Pacheco pending the results of the examination. […]