Mild Christmas Day Earthquake Rattles Coachella ValleyA magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon near Thermal, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
3-Acre Thermal Fire Destroys 5 Homes, Boat, CarA small three-acre brush fire somehow managed to wreak major destruction in the Riverside County community of Thermal overnight.
Deputies Squash Crop Theft In Coachella ValleyThe Riverside County Sheriff's Department says deputies stopped a vehicle in Thermal on Wednesday and found 800 pounds of spaghetti squash that had been stolen from a nearby farm.
2 Tree Trimmers Killed When Crane Hits Power Lines In ThermalThe two victims, who were not immediately identified, died at the scene.
Prized Polo Horse Shot To Death While Grazing At Ranch In ThermalSheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a prized polo horse that was shot while grazing at a horse ranch in Thermal.
Police Arrest Indio Man For DUI After Crashing Bicycle Into VehicleA 42-year-old man was in custody Saturday for operating a bicycle under the influence of alcohol, which caused a traffic collision yesterday evening.
Thermal Man Accused Of Child Molestation In CustodyA 42-year-old man accused of child molestation in Thermal was in custody Saturday.
Coachella Valley High School Drops Controversial Arab MascotA belly-dancing genie that often appears with the mascot was also retired.
Firefighters Fully Contain Raging Brush Fire In ThermalA raging brush fire blackened 350 acres in Thermal on Saturday before being contained.
Bicyclist, 55, Killed In Crash With Pickup TruckThe county coroner's office identified the woman as Lavonne Koester of Alta Loma.
Mother, 34, Arrested In Death Of Newborn ChildA 34-year-old Riverside County woman accused in the murder of her newborn child remained behind bars Tuesday.
After 19-Year-Old Woman's Bones Are Discovered, Boyfriend Sought For MurderAfter 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.
Man, 31, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Acquaintance, 9, In Her HomeA 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
2 Men Fatally Shot In Coachella Two men were fatally shot in Coachella Sunday, a sheriff's department spokesman said.
Parents Of Girl, 3, Missing In Thermal; Family Suspects Foul PlayDeputies Saturday announced they were looking for a missing Thermal man and his girlfriend who disappeared this week, according to a sheriff's department spokesman.