Rifle-wielding domestic violence suspect shot by Indio officer

INDIO — A man who officials say has a history of domestic violence and is “well-known” to local officers was shot and injured early this morning, Tuesday, April 30, after threatening to kill his family as well as any officers who responded to his home. The shooting, which followed reports of a domestic violence-related incident, happened at a residence in […]

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No injuries after Indio officers exchange gunfire with gun-wielding man

BERMUDA DUNES — A man who engaged officers in a shooting at a Bermuda Dunes apartment complex Friday evening, April 19, was later arrested and has been charged with six felonies and two misdemeanors related to the incident. Neither the suspect or any of the involved officers were struck by the gunfire, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Tasers, […]

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Gun-wielding man fatally shot after Indio robbery

INDIO — A man armed with a gun who officials say assaulted another man and stole his cell phone outside an Indio sandwich shop yesterday afternoon later died in a hail of gunfire after officials tracked him to a nearby apartment complex, according to Indio PD and Riverside County sheriff’s officials. The Wednesday, April 10, gunfire – which one woman […]

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Stagehand dead after 60′ fall where Coachella Music Fest to be held

INDIO — A stagehand died this morning, Saturday, April 6, after falling about 60 feet from the stage area of the Empire Polo Club, site of the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The festival is scheduled to begin Friday, April 12 and end on Sunday, April 21. At least one witness has since reported to TMZ the rigger […]

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UPDATE: High school students ID’d after Indio rollover crash leaves 3 hospitalized, 1 critical

UPDATED: Monday, Oct. 1, 5:30 p.m. See Original Story below. INDIO — Counselors and other resources were on hand at Xavier College Preparatory High School today after three students were injured in a solo-vehicle rollover traffic collision that happened early Saturday morning, Sept. 29, on Ave. 49 near Madison St. The most seriously injured of the trio was air-lifted from […]

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BREAKING: Two firefighters injured battling Indio Wal-Mart 2-Alarm fire – all area businesses evacuated

INDIO — Two firefighters have been hospitalized while battling a huge rooftop blaze at an Indio Wal-Mart and evacuations are still under effect as fire personnel continue to work at the scene of the fire. A citizen also suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene, according to a fire official. Firefighters contained the fire in just over 30 […]

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LA QUINTA: Indio men arrested after allegedly burglarizing homes while victims slept

LA QUINTA — Sheriff’s officials have made two arrests and closed at least three residential burglary investigations that involved suspects who officials allege broke into victims’ homes at night while they slept and stole personal items from their residences. The burglaries happened in La Quinta, between Nov. 12. and Nov. 16, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant David Smith explained after the arrests. Deputies […]

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INDIO: Two-alarm strip mall fire destroys martial arts studio, damages three others businesses

Firefighters survey damage caused by a fire that gutted the Shadow Hills MMA studio and damaged three other adjacent businesses. KMIR News photo INDIO — Officials are investigating after a two-alarm commercial structure fire destroyed one business and damaged three others, Monday, Nov. 27. Fire officials estimated the early morning fire caused about $1 million in damage; however their efforts saved […]

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INDIO: 22 sickened, 6 hospitalized, 1,900 evacuated after school haz-mat emergency

INDIO — Reports of students at Shadow Hills High School in Indio suddenly “feeling ill from an unusual odor” brought a large response from the City’s Fire and Police personnel, who rushed to the aid of the sickened teens and worked to determined the source of the odor, Thursday afternoon, Oct. 5. Thursday’s incident was at least the fourth such recent emergency, where buildings […]

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RANCHO MIRAGE: Indio couple arrested after Rancho Mirage burglary, robbery

RANCHO MIRAGE — Authorities arrested a man and woman accused of robbing a business, Wednesday, Aug. 30. The investigation and arrest followed a commercial robbery that occurred at a business located in the 34-200 block of Monterey Avenue, just south in Rancho Mirage, according to sheriff’s officials. After an investigation, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Palm Desert Station’s Burglary Suppression Unit identified two alleged suspects, identified […]

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