INDIO – A young woman accused of driving drunk and triggering a fiery Christmastime crash in Coachella, then trying to flee on foot and destroy blood samples drawn to determine her blood-alcohol level, was in custody today in lieu of $50,000 bail. Daniela Montano, 20, of Bermuda Dunes, was arrested Sunday in Thermal in connection […]
INDIO – A documented gang member apprehended in Mexico a week after he allegedly shot a sheriff’s deputy in Coachella pleaded not guilty Monday to numerous felony charges, including attempted murder, and had his bail set at $5 million. Gildardo Davila Jr., 27, was taken into custody Thursday in Mexicali on suspicion of shooting Deputy […]
INDIO – A probationer accused of stealing a golf cart from a Rancho Mirage hospital where he was being treated, then skipping a scheduled court appearance, was back in custody today. Angel Lopez Roldan, 21, was arrested by California Highway Patrol officers last Friday on Golf Center Parkway in Indio, according to jail records. Roldan […]
INDIO – Jury selection is set to begin today in the murder trial of a transient accused of stabbing a homeless woman to death in Palm Springs two years ago. Verne Raymond Orlop Jr., 54, is charged with murder and sentence-enhancing allegations of using a knife in the Feb. 21, 2015, killing of 48-year-old Denee […]
Music promoter Goldenvoice is seeking applicants for a number of positions to work the upcoming Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals in Indio.
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.
Jury selection is slated to begin tomorrow for the trial of two men accused of causing the death of an 81-year-old woman while street racing in Rancho Mirage more than two years ago.
Entrance to Joshua Tree National Park will be free for four days starting today in honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
A two-car crash on the 10 Freeway temporarily halted traffic Aug. 20 in Indio.