Man wanted for Palm Springs car theft arrested after officer-involved shooting in Laguna Beach

PALM SPRINGS – A wanted parolee spotted in a car stolen from Palm Springs was in custody today after allegedly trying to run over police officers in Laguna Beach, triggering a non-injury officer-involved shooting. Richard Lewis, 55, of Redlands, was arrested Sunday after allegedly stealing a car from Palm Springs and being spotted by police […]

PALM SPRINGS: Woman found dead near Palm Springs trail

PALM SPRINGS – The body of a woman in her late 50s was found today near a Palm Springs hiking trail, but police said her death did not initially appear to be criminal in nature. The woman’s cause of death will be investigated by the Riverside County Coroner’s Office, according to the Palm Springs Police Department. Her body was […]

Bomb scare closes Palm Springs police headquarters

UPDATED 3:22 p.m. PDT PALM SPRINGS – A cylindrical device with protruding wires was found near the main lobby entrance to Palm Springs Police Department headquarters today, leading to a shutdown of the building until a sheriff’s bomb squad team determined it was harmless. An employee discovered the device, which police said at first glance […]

PALM SPRINGS: ShortFest film festival lineup announced

PALM SPRINGS – The lineup for the 23rd annual Palm Springs International ShortFest was announced Friday, with more than 300 films from five dozen countries to be shown. The festival, to be held from June 20-26 at Camelot Theatres, will feature 46 world premieres, 12 international premieres, 42 North American premieres and 16 U.S. premieres. […]

PALM SPRINGS: Missing person search turns up dead body

PALM SPRINGS – Authorities today found a man’s body on a Palm Springs hiking trail during their search for a missing senior citizen. Michael Kleinschmidt, 68, was last heard from around noon Monday after leaving the Garstin Trail Head, according to the Palm Springs Police Department. Search and rescue teams began searching for Kleinschmidt in […]

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