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Karen Devine

Karen Devine is celebrating her 29th year delivering the local news as an anchor and reporter in the Palm Springs television market. Learn more about Karen here.

News Channel 3 goes in-depth on fentanyl safety in local schools

Your back-to-school coverage continues with an in-depth look at how all three valley school districts are addressing the Fentanyl crisis.  I-Team Reporter Karen Devine has been covering the crisis extensively and this time Devine is showing us how educators are taking a proactive approach. Palm Springs, Desert Sands, and Coachella Valley Unified School Districts have all added

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I-Team: Coachella Valley has more fentanyl-related deaths than anywhere in Riverside County

Our extensive coverage on the fentanyl crisis continues with some explosive new information from the  Riverside County Sheriff’s Office. So far this year, there have been more fentanyl-related deaths in the Coachella Valley than in any other part of Riverside County.  I-Team Reporter Karen Devine speaks with the people on the front lines of the fentanyl fight

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Fatal Flaw: I-Team investigates efforts to combat local efforts to combat Fentanyl crisis

Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin says weak California laws are partially to blame for an epidemic killing people right here in Riverside County. Reporter Karen Devine’s I-Team Investigation shows how severe the problem is and asks what it will take to make changes to this “Fatal Flaw.” Jennifer Loza of Bermuda Dunes lost her

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I-Team: Paranoia Nextdoor

Is crime on the rise in the Coachella Valley?  If you regularly scroll through the social media site “Nextdoor” you might believe it’s true. While there are daily posts about lost pets or questions about how to find a handyman, the most popular have to do with crime.   I-Team Reporter Karen Devine spoke with La Quinta resident Ray

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Family continues to demand answers as third year of Rebecca Modrall’s disappearance approaches

Rebecca Modrall, 33, of Rancho Mirage, was last heard from on February 5, 2019. She was last seen in La Quinta. Authorities declared the case a homicide investigation, even though Modrall’s body has not been found and no arrests have been made. Three years have passed since she disappeared. Now, the family just wants answers as the investigation

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I-Team Exclusive: An inside look at the team fighting child exploitation in Riverside County

Reports of crimes against children in Riverside County are up tenfold since the beginning of the pandemic according to Wade Walsvick, Supervising Investigator for the Riverside County Child Exploitation Team/RCCET.  The Child Exploitation Team is led by the District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigation and is tasked with investigating CyberTips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 

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I-Team: What you need to know before visiting a nursing facility

The mandate from the state that all health care workers get vaccinated by September 30th, including those working in nursing facilities, has some scrambling to meet the deadline.      Some are concerned they’re going to lose a portion of their workforce, while others are ahead of the mandate, already implementing the new rules.     I-team reporter Karen Devine masked

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