Shane Newell, The Desert Sun

Shane Newell

The Desert Sun

Palm Springs, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Shane:

Indio police asking for public's help to find missing 63-year-old woman

She was last seen driving a 2012 blue Toyota Camry, police said. → Read More

Three-month-old Coachella puppy saved after getting head stuck in spare tire rim

After being rescued, the cattle dog ate some food and will rest until being returned to her owners. → Read More

Two arrested after Palm Desert robbery, pepper spray incident

Both suspects are expected to appear in court on Friday. → Read More

You've bought a ticket to Coachella or Stagecoach. Which airport do you use to get there?

There are at least three popular airports within 150 miles of the festival. → Read More

Sheriff's deputies investigating shooting in Coachella; no victims found, authorities say

Avenue 52 is closed between Dos Palmas and Nelson avenues during the investigation. → Read More

Three injured in five-vehicle collision in Rancho Mirage, authorities say

The collision occurred around 5 p.m. on Highway 111 and Country Club Drive. → Read More

Thermal man accused of having stolen forklift, windmill machine parts, authorities allege

The suspect was arrested while on bail from three felony theft cases in Southern California, authorities said. → Read More

'Running Mate': Want to talk like a runner? Here are 10 words to know

If you're trying to get better or impress some friends, here are 10 words or phrases to know: → Read More

Joshua Tree man accused of assaulting 9-week-old kitten, which later died, authorities say

The suspect was arrested during a traffic stop three weeks after the alleged assault took place, authorities said. → Read More

Six rifles, one handgun and roughly 10,000 rounds of ammo seized from Coachella home

Body armor, a drill used to produce rifles and about 50 AR-15 magazines were also found in the home, authorities said. → Read More

From Charlize Theron to Robert De Niro, Palm Springs film festival gala welcomes dozens of stars

Highlights of the night included Jamie Foxx talked about his previously incarcerated father and a standing ovation for "Peanut Butter Falcon" star Zack Gottsagen. → Read More

Seeing smoke near Indio? Big rig fire reported near I-10 and Monroe Street

The fire broke out around 1 p.m. on Monroe Street north of Interstate 10, according to the California Highway Patrol. → Read More

Indio police trying to get man out of home after family expresses concerns

The incident unfolded Friday night on the 79450 block of Avenue 38, Indio police spokesman Ben Guitron said. → Read More

Vehicle strikes church in Thermal; firefighters 'evaluating' 10 victims, authorities say

The incident happened around 5 p.m. in the 66800 block of Martinez Road in Thermal, authorities said. → Read More

Andy Samberg's 'Palm Springs' film to premiere at 2020 Sundance Film Festival

The film also stars Cristin Milioti, J.K. Simmons, Meredith Hagner and Camila Mendes. → Read More

Louisiana man accused of robbing elderly woman after she came home from casino, authorities say

Joseph Perry Johnson is being held on $30,000 bail and is expected to appear in court on Friday, jail records show. → Read More

La Quinta man arrested on suspicion of robbing bank in Newport Beach, police say

Buydens was arrested on suspicion of being involved in one robbery and two more attempted robberies, according to police. → Read More

Palm Springs gives historic status to 'Inspiration Point' overlooking O'Donnell Golf Club

The vote last week came after a discussion over how much of the site should be included in the historic designation. → Read More

Desert Hot Springs man accused of placing camera in Stater Bros. restroom, police say

There are other Coachella Valley businesses where similar cameras have allegedly been utilized by the suspect, police said. → Read More

Human remains found at Joshua Tree National Park; no initial signs of foul play

It's unclear if the remains are those of missing hiker Paul Miller, who disappeared in July 2018 after heading out to a trail. → Read More