Former Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet allegedly took tens of thousands of dollars in bribes from two Coachella Valley developers, who sought and got his support on land projects throughout the city, Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said Thursday, Feb. 16.
The Riverside County District Attorney’s Office is expected to announce a decision today regarding criminal charges stemming from the ongoing investigation into possible corruption involving former Palm Springs city leaders, which led federal investigators to seize thousands of documents from City Hall in 2015.
A May 5 preliminary hearing date was scheduled today for a 26-year-old ex-con accused of murdering two Palm Springs police officers last fall.
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.
A prosecutor Tuesday, Jan. 9, took issue with an accused cop killer’s attorney for telling the media that the case would not get to trial for at least three years, which she said would cause undue pain for the families of the two slain officers.
A felony settlement conference was scheduled today for a man accused of fatally shooting two Palm Springs police officers in October when they attempted to contact him regarding a domestic disturbance.
An estimated 350 people participated in a vigil and march in Palm Springs Saturday protesting Donald J. Trump’s election as president.
Relatives of two of the 13 people killed in a tour bus crash near Palm Springs are suing the bus company’s owner/driver and his estate.