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Fans Concerned After Willie Nelson Abruptly Leaves Stage, Cancels Remaining Tour Dates

Willie Nelson fans attending his San Diego concert this weekend became concerned after the singer abruptly ended his show during the first song.

Nelson took the stage singing “Whiskey River,” but almost immediately began violenting coughing. The “On The Road Again” singer appeared to be experiencing breathing difficulties before he was whisked off stage by security.

According to concert attendants, say 84-year-old Nelson exited the stage in the midst of concert opener – and did not return.

Nelson’s publicist told the paper that the icon has either “a bad cold or the flu” and would be returning to Texas to recover.

The representative also confirmed that Nelson would be canceling the remainder of his shows scheduled for January. He was slated to perform in Palm Springs, Las Vegas, and Laughlin, Nevada.

An email explaining the cancellations from Ticketmaster says in part that “[u]nfortunately, due to illness, Willie Nelson’s performance concluded early.” Continue reading

Suspect IDENTIFIED In Palm Springs Double Cop Killing

Police have identified John Felix as the man suspected of fatally shooting two Palm Springs police officers and injuring another, officials announced today.

Felix, 26, is a resident of Palm Springs Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said. The slain officers are Jose Gilbert Vega, a 35-year veteran and Lesley Zerebny, who had just returned to duty after giving birth four months ago.

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Palm Springs Police Chief Bryan Reyes said a woman called police at about 12:18 p.m. on Saturday to report that her son was causing a disturbance in the 2700 block of Cypress Road. According to authorities, four officers arrived at the scene and Felix would not open the door to the home, threatening to shoot the officers. Continue reading

TWO COPS DEAD One Injured In Palm Springs Shootout

Two officers are dead after a shootout in Palm Springs, California. One officer was injured Saturday afternoon, according to the Palm Springs Police Officers Association.

A manhunt is said to be ongoing.

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Authorities said the shooting happened near East Del Lago Road and North Cypress Road. A local station in the area, KESQ-TV, reports that the Desert Regional Medical Center is on lockdown. h/t abc7

No other information was immediately released.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the fallen officers’ family and friends at this difficult time.

CA Woman Half Body Freckles Baffle Doctors

A California woman has baffled doctors because she has freckles only on the right side of her body. She appeared on a recent episode of The Doctors.

Samantha, 30, of Palm Springs, Ca., has a strange freckle pattern that according to experts may actually be a type of birthmark.

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During a segment of The Doctors, Samantha was diagnosed with Speckled Lentiginous Nevus which an expert said can be cured with laser treatment. Continue reading