Alejandro Natividad says he was unarmed when he pulled out his cell phone and began recording a La Quinta police officer who then turned his service weapon on him Sunday.
The deputies found a woman at the wheel, but she was unresponsive and showed signs of injury, he said.
An endangered bighorn sheep had to be rescued after getting stuck in a canal at the PGA West Country Club in La Quinta.
“It’s just a complete victory for my client … I think it was the right verdict,” defense attorney Peter Cabrera said.
The “Black Mamba” is set to go one-on-one with former President Bill Clinton.
A bank robber dubbed the “Button-down Bandit” is wanted in connection with four Southern California heists over the past four weeks.
Three-twentysomething men — a driver and his two passengers — were killed when their speeding sedan crashed into a palm tree in La Quinta, according to authorities.
Authorities say two men broke into a La Quinta home and tried to drown the 63-year-old resident in his bathtub during a home invasion, a sheriff’s department spokesman said.
Mark Wilson made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Humana Challenge on Sunday, beating Robert Garrigus, John Mallinger and Johnson Wagner by two strokes in a dramatic dusk finish to the wind-delayed tournament.
When Mark Wilson got to 8 under through 11 holes on the Palmer Private course Friday, he seriously discussed golf’s magic number with playing partner Harrison Frazar, who once shot a 59 on another Humana Challenge course.
Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to hit the links Saturday in the Humana Challenge golf tournament.
Longtime La Quinta City Manager Thomas P. Genovese died Sunday while hiking on the Bump and Grind Trail in Rancho Mirage, a city spokeswoman said.
Authorities sought the public’s help Friday in finding two teenage girls last seen together at school.
Authorities are looking for a man in his mid-30s accused of sexually assaulting a 68-year-old woman on the golf course in La Quinta.
A La Quinta High School teacher must stand trial on charges that he had sex with a 17-year-old female student, a judge ruled Friday.