SIX PEOPLE INJURED IN SUSPECTED DUI CRASH IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS THURSDAY

Six people were injured, one critically, in a suspected drunk-driving crash in Desert Hot Springs Thursday evening. According to police, Brandon Byars, 23, of Palm Desert was driving a van when he struck a pick-up truck at the intersection of Ironwood Drive and La Mesa Drive about 8:20 p.m. Witnesses

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JEWISH HIGH HOLY DAYS SERVICES PLANNED

If you need a welcoming place to attend Jewish High Holy Day services, the Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and the Desert Area invites you to Mission Lakes Country Club in Desert Hot Springs. Services will be held there at 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 20, and 10 a.m. Thursday, September

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PICK-UP TRUCK STOLEN TWICE IN 24 HOURS; SUSPECT DETAINED

A pick-up was stolen two times in less than 24 hours, and the suspected thief is in custody after he allegedly led police on an early morning pursuit Thursday. Desert Hot Springs police say that Manuel Montenegro, 19, of Cathedral City, stole a truck Wednesday evening from the 11100 block

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JEWISH HIGH HOLY DAYS SERVICES PLANNED

The Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are coming up. Reporter David Haldane has your invitation to holiday services in the desert… Need a welcoming place to attend Jewish High Holy Day services? The Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and the Desert Area invites you to Mission Lakes

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS POLICE ACCUSE 2 OF CHILD MOLESTATION AND PORNOGRAPHY

A man and woman have been arrested by Desert Hot Springs police, accused of child molestation and making and distributing child pornography. On August 16, detectives learned about a video that allegedly showed a child being sexually abused. With the assistance of Homeland Security Investigations, detectives located Michael Flaherty, 31,

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFER LOW-COST PET SERVICES IN SEPTEMBER

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in September for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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SCHOOL LOCKED DOWN, THREE ARRESTED AFTER DESERT HOT SPRINGS PURSUIT

An elementary school was locked down and three people were arrested in Desert Hot Springs following a pursuit Thursday afternoon. Just before 3 p.m., police officers attempted to stop a car with no license plates near Palm Drive and Dillon Road. The driver refused to pull over and led officers

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS POLICE SEIZE $1 MILLION IN ILLEGAL MARIJUANA GROW FOLLOWING HOUSE FIRE

Desert Hot Springs police discovered an illegal marijuana grow following a house fire early Tuesday morning. About 5:45 a.m., firefighters were called to the 65300 block of Osprey Lane for a house fire. While fighting the blaze, firefighters discovered an illegal marijuana grow operation inside the home and called police.

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SAN DIEGO MAN ARRESTED IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS, ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER

A San Diego man was arrested in Desert Hot Springs Wednesday, accused of attempted murder and spouse abuse. According to Desert Hot Springs police, officers were called to the 68700 block of Panorama Drive in Desert Hot Springs about 11 a.m. for a disturbance. After an investigation, Denton Capell was

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TWO DESERT HOT SPRINGS MEN, FOUND IN STOLEN CAR, ARRESTED

Two Desert Hot Springs men were arrested Thursday, after they were found in a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 2:50 p.m. a deputy spotted a 2000 Honda Civic driving on Highway 62 near Desert Willow Trail in Morongo Valley. The deputy determined the car had been stolen

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FREE CONCERT TONIGHT IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

A free concert will be held tonight in Desert Hot Springs. Eddie Birmingham, an independent musician, drummer, percussionist, and songwriter will perform a one-man show of Top 40 and electronic hits with his drum set. Bring a blanket, picnic basket, and enjoy live music in this free concert that’s part

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HORSE STRUCK, KILLED BY CARS IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

A horse was killed after it was hit by multiple cars in Desert Hot Springs last night. The horse was being ridden at about 8:30 p.m. near Palm Drive and 20th Avenue when the rider fell off. It’s not known at this time what made the rider fall off the

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8-YEAR-OLD BOY DROWNS IN HOTEL POOL FRIDAY IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

An 8-year-old boy drowned in a Desert Hot Springs hotel swimming pool Friday evening. Issac Moore had gone to a pool party at the Vista Ventana Spa and Resort Friday in the 66500 block of 6th Street. Paramedics were called to the extended-stay hotel about 9:30 p.m. for an unresponsive

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN HOME FOLLOWING FIRE

The body of a Desert Hot Springs woman and her dogs were found in her home following a fire Thursday morning. Firefighters responded to the 9200 block of Calle De Vecinos about 8:30 a.m. As firefighters entered the home, they found the body of Jane Engel, 70, and her dogs.

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LOW-COST SPAY AND NEUTER AND VACCINATION CLINICS OFFERED IN AUGUST

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in August for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING A MAN 5 TIMES IN A HOME INVASION

Desert Hot Springs police have announced the name of the suspect who was arrested Sunday, accused of shooting a man multiple times during a home invasion robbery. Altonia Jackson Jr., 22, is accused of invading a home in the 9700 block of Vista Del Valle about 6:45 a.m. Sunday morning,

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1 IN CUSTODY AFTER HOME INVASION SHOOTING IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Desert Hot Springs police are investigating a home invasion robbery and shooting. About 6:45 a.m. Sunday, officers were called to the 9700 block of Vista Del Valle for a home invasion robbery in which a person was shot. Arriving officers saw the suspect fleeing on a motorcycle and started a

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FREE REGGAE CONCERT IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS SATURDAY

A free concert will be offered in nearby Desert Hot Springs this Saturday evening. Reporter Anthony Abraria invites you to hear the cool reggae sounds of MoZaiq…

A La Quinta-based reggae band that will be performing at the Desert Oasis Music Festival in October will give a free concert

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JOHN FURBEE OF DESERT HOT SPRINGS DIED WEDNESDAY

John Furbee, a resident of Desert Hot Springs for more than 50 years, died Wednesday following an extended illness. He was 87. Furbee, a pillar of the community, was a noted philanthropist, businessman, civic leader, and youth supporter. The city’s aquatic center was named after him. Furbee was a former

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFERING LOW-COST PET SERVICES

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in July for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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