(credit: Coachella Police Department)

Police Arrest Indio Man For DUI After Crashing Bicycle Into Vehicle

A 42-year-old man was in custody Saturday for operating a bicycle under the influence of alcohol, which caused a traffic collision yesterday evening.

CBS Los Angeles–11/08/2014

(credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Department, Thermal Station)

Thermal Man Accused Of Child Molestation In Custody

A 42-year-old man accused of child molestation in Thermal was in custody Saturday.

CBS Los Angeles–09/27/2014

Coachella Valley High School has retired the controversial mascot some said was offensive to Arabs. (credit: CBS)

Coachella Valley High School Drops Controversial Arab Mascot

A belly-dancing genie that often appears with the mascot was also retired.


(credit: CBS)

Firefighters Fully Contain Raging Brush Fire In Thermal

A raging brush fire blackened 350 acres in Thermal on Saturday before being contained.


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Bicyclist, 55, Killed In Crash With Pickup Truck

The county coroner’s office identified the woman as Lavonne Koester of Alta Loma.


(credit: Riverside County Sheriff)

Mother, 34, Arrested In Death Of Newborn Child

A 34-year-old Riverside County woman accused in the murder of her newborn child remained behind bars Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2013

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After 19-Year-Old Woman’s Bones Are Discovered, Boyfriend Sought For Murder

After human bones discovered last month were positively identified this week as 19-year-old Maria Clara Rafael, police in Thermal have issued an arrest warrant for her 23-year-old boyfriend — presently unaccounted for — as the murderer.


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Man, 31, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Acquaintance, 9, In Her Home

A 31-year-old Thermal man was arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl inside her house, a sheriff’s department spokesman said


(credit: CBS)

2 Men Fatally Shot In Coachella

Two men were fatally shot in Coachella Sunday, a sheriff’s department spokesman said.


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Parents Of Girl, 3, Missing In Thermal; Family Suspects Foul Play

Deputies Saturday announced they were looking for a missing Thermal man and his girlfriend who disappeared this week, according to a sheriff’s department spokesman.


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2 Killed In Fiery Crash Near Thermal

Authorities were investigating a fatal collision near Thermal.


(credit: AP)

Police Looking For Man They Say Sexually Assaulted Women After Party

Sheriff’s investigators Wednesday were seeking a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman following a party in Thermal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/20/2011

3 Bodies Found In Palm Tree Grove Near Thermal

Sheriff’s deputies have found three bodies in an agricultural area south of Palm Springs after ashooting was reported in the Southern California desert.


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Man Fatally Shot While Pumping Gas In Thermal

A man pumping gas was fatally shot in Thermal Friday.