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Pole Falls Onto Car On State Route 9, Killing Woman
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA -- A 52-year-old Boulder Creek woman died when her car crashed into a utility pole in the unincorporated Santa Cruz County area of Ben Lomond this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Man killed at Salinas Valley State Prison, at least fourth inmate homicide there this year
Around 9 p.m., Armando Wehr was found unresponsive with multiple wounds in his cell, according to prison officials. Officers provided medical assistance but he was pronounced dead about a half hour later.
Attempted homicide in Salinas trending downward; Police hope trend continues
"These numbers are a reflection of the activity we see in the city," says Salinas Police's Miguel Cabrera. "Although they're decreasing according to the stats, we'd still like to see those numbers go down even further."
Missing man found dead in Santa Cruz Mountains; homicide suspected
The body of Bernardo Rodas was reported Saturday afternoon in the 5000 block of North Rodeo Gulch Road, a narrow rural road two miles east of Scotts Valley, a Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said. He had been reported missing by his family on Wednesday.
Dump truck overturns in two car crash near Aromas
AROMAS Calif. - A two car accident caused a dump truck trailer to overturn in Monterey County causing heavy traffic delays.According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident involving a white GMC and a big rig happened on San Juan Road at Carpenteria around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday.CHP told KION th
HS Football Rankings, Week 9: Aptos, M.V.C. hold steady at top
Aptos (7-0):Mariners’ defense has only allowed 67 points this season.Last: no change2. MVC (3-4):After losing their first three games, the Mustangs have won three of their last four.Last: none3. N.M.C. (4-3):Condors have outscored their opponents 62-13 over their two league wins.Last: 5th4. St. Fran
Salinas gang member 'K-Dawg' charged with attempted murder, other crimes in federal case
Kristopher Purcell, also known as “K-Dawg,” has been charged with two counts of attempted murder as well as two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon all in aid of racketeering, as well as use of a firearm to commit a violent crime, prosecutors said.
Man convicted in 2007 Antioch killing outside nightclub found dead in prison
Prison guards found Armando Wehr, 33, unresponsive in his cell just after 9 p.m., according to a statement from the agency. He had multiple wounds.
Salinas Inmate Dead In Suspected Homicide
MONTEREY COUNTY, CA -- A 33-year-old inmate at Salinas Valley State Prison was found dead in a suspected homicide Monday, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials said today.
Where are Salinas homeless shelters and services located? Here's a map.
Most recently, the city council on Tuesday, Oct. 9voted to builda 10,000 square foot shelter at 855 E. Laurel Drive on what is now an empty plot of land. That location narrowly edged out 1220 Natividad Road, which will likely become transitional housing at some future time.
Justin Bieber feels 'conflicted and confused' about Selena Gomez
Justin Bieber reportedly feels "conflicted and confused" about Selena Gomez's health situation.The 'Sorry' hitmaker - who dated Selena on-and-off for around three years - is said to feel bad for Selena, having previously bonded with the brunette beauty over their emotional issues.A source told E! Ne
San Jose: Inmate found dead in cell at Main Jail
The man was found unresponsive inside a one-person cell about 8:06 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office. Deputies and medical staff at the jail began life-saving measures, administering CPR and first aid and requesting an emergency medical response.
Fatal crash shuts down southbound Hwy 101 in San Jose
The Caltrans sweeper and a "shadow truck" behind it to protect it from traffic were traveling at about 5 mph south in the center divider of the highway, with the "shadow truck" partially in the far left highway lane, CHP Officer Ross Lee said.
Man arrested after firing gun on Salinas street, drugs seized
"During their investigation, officers were able to determine Gonzalez had in fact fired a gunshot from a firearm, which activated ShotSpotter," said SPD.
Man high on drugs drives wrong way on Hwy 17, crashes
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A man high on drugs drove the wrong way on Highway 17 and hit another car nearly head on.According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened in Scotts Valley around 11:45 p.m. Sunday.CHP Santa Cruz said the driver, a 47-year-old Jesus Lopez Moreno of Redwood City w
Clear Skies With A Bit Of Clouds: 4-Day Forecast For Watsonville
4-day Forecast for WatsonvilleToday, clear throughout the day.Tuesday October 16Clear throughout the day. High 74, low 47.Chance of precipitation: 3%. Wind 2 mph from the WSWWednesday October 17Partly cloudy starting in the evening. High 76, low 48.Chance of precipitation: 3%. Wind 0 mph from the SW
Missing Santa Cruz man identified as homicide victim
The victim has been identified as 41-year-olf Bernardo Rodas, of Santa Cruz. Rodas was reported as a missing person on October 10, 2018.
Alcohol May Have Been Factor In Deadly Monterey Crash: CHP
Zenon Sanchez Cruz, 23, of Watsonville suffered fatal injuries when his Mitsubishi Galant collided with another vehicle on Salinas Road, south of Trafton Road, according to the CHP.
Police seeking man who took upskirt photos of woman
SOQUEL — The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the community to find a man who allegedly took inappropriate photos of a woman as she shopped in a Soquel department store on Oct. 4.According to the SCSO, the unidentified man allegedly used his cellphone to take pictures up th
Employee killed in accident at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Official track statement:WeatherTech Raceway is saddened to confirm the death of a corner worker as a result of an accident that occurred on the track Sunday during an independent rental. As per the facility's safety protocols, all subsequent sessions were immediately suspended. The safety of all pa