Competency bench trial underway for accused Palm Springs cop killer

INDIO – Testimony will continue today to determine whether a 27-year-old ex-con charged with the ambush killings of two Palm Springs police officers is competent to stand trial even though his lawyers allege he is suffering from “traumatic amnesia,” leaving him with no memory of last fall’s shooting and preventing him from assisting in his […]

Donation funds established for families of slain Palm Springs officers

PALM SPRINGS – The Palm Springs Police Officers Association announced today that it is accepting donations for the families of Sgt. Jose Gilbert Vega and Officer Lesley Zerebny, who were killed in the line of duty on Saturday, Oct. 8. Donations will be split equally between the two families, according to the police association, and may be made at […]