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Vigil held for beloved Marine, flag football coach killed in unprovoked shooting at Twentynine Palms park

We now know the identity of the person who was killed in an unprovoked shooting at a Twentynine Palms park earlier this week.  Officials with Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station have identified the victim as 35-year-old, Robert James McDonald, a Marine Gunnery Sergeant and beloved flag football coach. “I can’t shake his hand. I can’t say

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DA’s office shows off a four-legged tool against school truancy. Meet Dinah

It’s the latest tool in the fight against truancy and absenteeism in our local schools and a new four-legged partner is helping some local kids receive the emotional support they might need to stay on track. Dinah is a 2 1/2-year-old standard poodle who is now assigned to the Riverside County District Attorney’s Crime Prevention Unit. Lauren Valles is Dinah’s handler.

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Border Patrol finds 29 lbs of fentanyl pills during traffic stop on Interstate 10 in Indio

29 pounds of fentanyl were discovered during a traffic stop on Interstate 10 in Indio, Border Patrol announced on Tuesday. The discovery happened last Wednesday at around 9:30 AM near Golf Center Parkway. Border Patrol agents in agency-marked vehicles were operating in conjunction with Operation Apollo on Interstate 10 near Golf Center Parkway. According to

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Riverside man charged in alleged pattern of ‘swatting’ calls, threatening in schools in IE and Sandy Hook, Nashville airport

Eduardo Vicente Pelayo Rodriguez, a 31-year-old resident of Riverside, has been arrested on an 18-count indictment alleging he placed “swatting calls” threatening to commit mass shootings at several schools in the Inland Empire and Sandy Hook, Connecticut, as well as threatening to bomb Nashville International Airport on behalf of the Islamic State of Iraq and

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