Knife-wielding suspect, PSPD officer hospitalized after shooting

PALM SPRINGS — A man who was reportedly shouting racial and homophobic slurs while threatening people with a knife and a Palm Springs police officer were both hospitalized after a violent encounter that led to an officer involved shooting, Friday afternoon, Aug. 8. The shooting happened in the Bank of America parking lot, in the area of Camino Parocela and […]

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Downtown Palm Springs gunfire injures one

PALM SPRINGS — Authorities in Palm Springs are investigating an early morning downtown shooting that left one man with non-life threatening injuries Saturday, May 11. Officials have not identified any suspects and no arrests had been made as of this report. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Bus driver & 2 special needs students injured after car hits SJUSD bus Woman ejected, […]

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DHS man charged with att’d murder after warrant uncovers multiple weapons

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — A known gang member and felon is behind bars after officials allege he was involved in a shooting in an unincorporated area of Palm Springs, March 10. “During the incident, two victims were fired upon while driving,” officials later explained. During the service of a search warrant at the man’s Desert Hot Springs residence, Coachella Valley […]

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AMR medic killed in Palm Springs motorcycle collision

PALM SPRINGS — An off-duty American Medical Response EMT was killed while riding a motorcycle in Palm Springs this morning, Monday, March 18. The deadly crash happened on S. Gene Autry Trail, north of Seven Lakes Dr., about a half-mile north of Hwy 111. Witnesses later watched as fire and rescue personnel at the scene solemnly draped an American flag […]

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UPDATE: Quadruple murder “worst mass-killing” in Palm Springs history: officials

UPDATED: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 11 a.m., With additional details. PALM SPRINGS — Authorities from multiple law enforcement agencies, special teams, and task forces, are assisting Palm Springs PD with what is believed to have possibly been a quadruple homicide late Sunday, Feb 3. Palm Springs Police Chief Bryan Reyes said during a news conference yesterday afternoon that the murders, which […]

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Wanted felon arrested after PS pursuit ends in Banning

PALM SPRINGS — A wanted felon in a stolen car who led officials from multiple law enforcement agencies on a dangerous pursuit from Palm Springs to Banning Friday morning, Jan. 25, was apprehended after fleeing on foot from the vehicle. The vehicle chase, which began in Palm Springs, ended in a Banning fast food parking lot when the suspect ran […]

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1 dead, 1 critical, after shooting outside PS nightclub

PALM SPRINGS — Authorities in Palm Springs are asking for witnesses to come forward after two men were shot outside a local nightclub early Sunday morning, Jan. 20. One of the victims later succumbed to his injuries, while the other remains in critical, but stable, condition, according to officials. The deadly shooting that happened in the parking lot of Zeldas […]

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Still buckled into driver’s seat, woman found dead in overturned, partially submerged car

PALM SPRINGS — A woman, still buckled into the driver’s seat of her car, was discovered deceased inside a vehicle found upside down and partially submerged in the Whitewater River. The fatal, single-vehicle accident happened on northbound SR 111, about one mile north of Overture Road along a sweeping left curve in the highway, in an unincorporated area northwest of […]

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UPDATED: PALM SPRINGS: Body found on hiking trail ID’d as 60-year-old, San Jacinto resident

UPDATED: Friday, Dec. 22, 11:30 a.m. PALM SPRINGS — Officials have identified the body of a man discovered off a trail in the San Jacinto Mountains as a San Jacinto resident. The victim’s body was found over Thanksgiving weekend, near Palm Springs, last month Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s officials identified 60-year-old, Gregory Ferguson, as the man whose body was found Saturday, Nov. 25. Officials did not list […]

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PALM SPRINGS: Many questions remain after 19-year-old fatally shoots his mother

PALM SPRINGS — A 19-year-old Palm Springs resident has been arrested, accused in the shooting death of his own mother. The fatal, early morning shooting happened Monday, Nov. 20, at a home on the 4100 block of Calle San Antonio, between Calle Santa Cruz and El Placer Road, in Palm Springs. The victim, later identified by police and coroner’s officials as 36-year-old, Amber Lane, […]

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