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- 'Unknown Projectile' Damages Thousand Palms Church in Possible Hate Crime
published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:24:18 GMT
A Korean church in unincorporated Thousand Palms was damaged by an unknown projectile Friday morning, in what authorities were investigating as a possible hate crime. Deputies were sent at 9:08 a.m. to the Korean Methodist Church, located in the 75000 block of Ramon Road, sheriff's Sgt....
- San BernardinoREGION: Victims' rights events scheduled
published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
District attorney's offices in Riverside and San Bernardino counties will mark National Crime Victims' Rights Week that begins Sunday, April 19, with memorial gatherings to honor crime victims, the surviving families of homicide victims and those who work to assist victims of crime. The San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office event will feature an award for exemplary service to Loma Linda University Children's Hospital for their work with Camp Good Grief, a camp for children coping with...
- California man guilty of accessory charge in Vanderbilt rape
published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:29:42 GMT
Finley testified at trial that Vandenburg sent him text messages and videos of the assault as it was happening. The 21-year-old said Vandenburg later came to California and confiscated his cell phone....
- Number of New Tuberculosis Cases at CSUSB Palm Desert Withheld
published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:10:20 GMT
Students and staff at Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert campus largely followed through with testing after a student was diagnosed with tuberculosis earlier this month, but health officials at the university said Friday they'll keep it secret if more cases have been found. School and public health officials announced April 1 that a student at the local campus was believed to have active tuberculosis, and mounted a notification and testing regimen for students and staff who possibly were exp...
- Drought linked to West Nile Virus
published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 06:43:46 GMT
Our warmer-than-usual winter has a pesky side effect: mosquito season is already in full swing. "We're catching about three times what we normally get for this time of year," said Jeremy Wittie, scientific operations manager at the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District....
- Players walk out on softball coach at Cathedral City
published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:07:16 GMT
Tensions on the softball diamond at Cathedral City have been boiling between its players and head coach for two years. Shortly before Thursday's varsity softball game against Palm Desert, seven Cathedral City players walked out on the team, with the action directed at head coach Paula Riesenbeck, who is in her second season with the varsity team....
- Bermuda Dunes man guilty of accessory charge in Vanderbilt rape
published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:18:55 GMT
A Bermuda Dunes man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor accessory charge in the June 2013 rape of a Vanderbilt University student by football players. Miles Finley was friends with Brandon Vandenburg, who was convicted in January of multiple counts of aggravated rape....
- Police Seek Three in Connection to Thousand Palms Bank Robbery
published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:35:34 GMT
Authorities this week released descriptions of two men wanted for holding up a bank in the unincorporated community of Thousand Palms, north of Rancho Mirage. The robbery occurred at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday at Community Valley Bank, located in the 39000 block of Washington Street, sheriff's Sgt....
- Public Memorial Service For Ex-USC Hoops Coach Bob Boyd Is April 26
published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:23:20 GMT
A public memorial service for former USC men's basketball coach Bob Boyd, who died on Jan. 14 at the age of 84, will be held on Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. in USC's Galen Center. Speakers are expected to include basketball head coaches Tim Floyd and Larry Eustachy, former Trojan assistant basketball coach Jim Hefner and ex-NFL referee Jim Tunney....
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