WE CLARIFY A STORY WHICH IDENTIFIED A BABY AS ABUSED

A clarification to a story we aired yesterday concerning a case about a 3-week old baby. The man who was arrested, Justin Morrow, 21, of the 61500 block of Palm Vista in Joshua Tree, pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to spouse abuse, not child abuse. Despite the original call being for

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THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR DISNEY’S LITTLE MERMAID

Theatre 29 has secured the rights to one of the first amateur productions in the United States of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid.” The auditions are set and reporter Rebecca Havely has the cast breakdown… “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” auditions are set for Monday, January 18, at 6 p.m. at Theater

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UPCOMING TWENTYNINE PALMS MILITARY FILM FESTIVAL LOOKING FOR SCREENPLAYS

Organizers of the Twentynine Palms Military Film Festival are looking for screenplays for its inaugural film fest to be held in May. The event will honor military films and the courage that inspired them. To enter a military-themed screenplay for consideration in the festival, call 323-782-1300 or email marcberry@basiclead.com. The

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TWO ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT AFTER A TWENTYNINE PALMS ARMED ROBBERY

Two Las Vegas men who are suspected of robbing a Twentynine Palms gas station were arrested at gunpoint early this morning. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Armando Cantu, two men, later identified as Milton Fletcher, 24, and Cedric Russum, 28, walked into the Circle K at Adobe Road and Two Mile

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF ABUSING 3-WEEK-OLD BABY

Update: 12:30 p.m.

A Joshua Tree man pleaded guilty this morning to spousal abuse. According to Sheriff’s reports, paramedics were called to the 61500 block of Palm Vista in Joshua Tree about 10 p.m. December 18, for a three-week-old baby who was not breathing. The newborn baby was taken to

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HELP AVAILABLE LOCALLY FOR POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

Both the Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley areas have contacts offering help for veterans who may be feeling the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Reporter David Knutson has details…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, can affect people who have gone through life-threatening events, such as military combat, natural disasters, serious

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A 4.5 EARTHQUAKE RATTLES THE REGION

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake rattled the Inland Empire at 6:42 this morning. The quake was centered about two miles north of Banning. Residents in the Morongo Basin felt the temblor from Morongo Valley to Pioneertown to Joshua Tree. In the Banning area, some residents reported some items falling off shelves after

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TWO DETAINED FOR STOLEN CAR AND DRUG POSSESSION

Two people were arrested early Monday morning following a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a 2000 Ford just after 3 a.m. near Baseline Road and Desert Knoll Avenue in Twentynine Palms. After determining the vehicle had been reported stolen in November,

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TWO MEN ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS GAS STATION ROBBERY

Two Las Vegas men who are suspected of robbing a Twentynine Palms gas station were arrested at gunpoint early this morning. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Armando Cantu, two men, later identified as Milton Fletcher, 24, and Cedric Russum, 28, walked into the Circle K at Adobe Road and Two Mile

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THREE SUSPECTS SOUGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY HOME-INVASION ROBBERY

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for three people who forced their way into an elderly woman’s home and robbed her New Year’s Day. According to a Sheriff’s press release, the 71-year-old woman was confronted by two men and a woman outside her home in the 7500 block of Palm Avenue about

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HOW TO SAVE MONEY IN COLD WEATHER

With a series of storms and cold weather on the horizon, Reporter Cassie Zimarik has some ides to stay warm while saving money… Cold weather is here, and with it, skyrocketing energy costs. Here are three of the best ways to save energy. First keep inside air in, outside air

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ANOTHER INCIDENT AT THE YUCCA VALLEY BEST WESTERN

Sheriff’s deputies were called for a second time in two days to the Best Western Hotel in Yucca Valley last week. According to the Sheriff’s Department, James Spencer, 30, of Yucca Valley, entered the hotel lobby in the 56500 block of 29 Palms Highway about 9:40 a.m., went over to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER MAYHEM AT A NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested New Year’s Eve, accused of kicking and punching people at a party. According to a Sheriff’s report, Bishop Lawler, 25, went to a New Year’s Eve party in the 58300 block of Sunnyslope Drive in Yucca Valley. Guests at the party said Lawler was

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AT LEAST 10 BURGLARIES REPORTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

At least 10 burglaries were reported in Twentynine Palms last weekend. In addition, residents in the 6400 block of Desert Queen Avenue and 6600 block of Smoke Tree Avenue, reported break-ins of their homes. Some of the stolen items include handguns and cash. The residents in the 73500 block of

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SECOND ASSAULT AT YUCCA VALLEY HOTEL IN TWO DAYS LAST WEEK

Sheriff’s deputies were called for a second time in two days to the Best Western Hotel in Yucca Valley last week. According to the Sheriff’s Department, James Spencer, 30, of Yucca Valley, entered the hotel lobby in the 56500 block of 29 Palms Highway about 9:40 a.m., went over to

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH TWENTYNINE PALMS ARSON

Sheriff’s officials have released the name of the man arrested in connection with an arson in Twentynine Palms last week. On Tuesday, December 29, about 3:45 a.m., firefighters and deputies were called to a home in the 74900 block of Alta Loma Drive for a fire that destroyed a boat

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SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT NEEDS PUBLIC HELP IN IDENTIFYING SUSPECTS IN ARMED ROBBERY

The Sheriff’s Department is asking the public’s help in identifying two Hispanic men who are suspects in an armed robbery at the “new” Stater Brothers grocery store on the east end of Yucca Valley. The armed robbery occurred about 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, the

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FIRE AT A YUCCA VALLEY ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY CAUSES EVACUATION

Two people were displaced from their rooms at an assisted living facility in Yucca Valley after a fire tore through one of the facility’s bathrooms and its attic Sunday, Janunary 3. San Bernardino County Fire Captain Dean Dickover said the fire, which caused between $5,000 and $10,000-worth of damage, appears

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FAST WORK BY FIREFIGHTERS SAVE TWENTYNINE PALMS HOUSE

Twentynine Palms firefighters saved a house from being destroyed by fire early New Year’s Day. According to Fire Captain Robert Marquez, firefighters were called to the home in the 5400 block of Daisy Avenue shortly before 8 a.m., where they found smoke and flames coming from the garage behind the

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RAIN IS COMING; LISTEN FOR FLOOD WARNINGS HERE ON Z107.7

El Nino is predicted to hit Southern California this winter, and with it comes the very real threat of flash flooding. When rain threatens, the National Weather Service may issue flood watches or flood warnings. A flood watch means a flood is possible, while a flood warning means that flooding

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