Monterey County Wildfire 40 Percent ContainedOfficials say a wildfire burning in a rural and largely agricultural section of California's Central Coast is now 40 percent contained.
CHP Officer Delivers Baby Along Highway 101 In Monterey CountyA California Highway Patrol officer helped deliver a baby Thursday along U.S. Highway 101 south of Soledad, agency officials said.
Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Hitting Deer On Highway 1A motorcyclist suffered major injuries not considered life threatening in a collision with a deer Sunday afternoon in unincorporated Monterey County, California Highway Patrol officials said.
1 Dead After Solo Vehicle Crash In Monterey CountyAt least one person died after a solo vehicle crash Saturday morning near the community of Carmel Valley, according to the CHP.
Monterey Man To Get 25 Years For Setting Fire To Ex-Girlfriend's TentA man who set his ex-girlfriend's tent on fire while she was inside with her new boyfriend pleaded guilty to mayhem.
Monterey County Beach Closed After Sewer ContaminationThe Monterey County Health Department has closed San Carlos Beach after a sewage spill Friday contaminated the water.
Monterey Sand Mine Targeted For Closure Over Beach Erosion ConcernsThe California Coastal Commission wants the a 100-year-old sand mine shut down over environmental concerns such as beach erosion.
Police Sergeant Faces Prison In Car Towing Scheme Targeting Poor LatinosA former King City police sergeant pleaded no contest Thursday to charges in a car towing scheme he led that largely victimized low-income Hispanics, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
Intruders Wielding Machete, Wrench Rob Couple In Their Carmel HomeTwo suspects, armed with a machete and a wrench, allegedly forced their way into the home through a side door and threatened the home's two elderly residents.
Salinas Man Sentenced To Life For Drive-By Slaying Of 6-Year-OldA Salinas man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2010 death of a 6-year-old during a drive-by shooting, according to Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo.
Suspects In Deaths Of 2 Children, Abuse Of Girl TransferredA woman and a teenage boy charged with the deaths of two children and abuse of a third child in Salinas have been transferred to Monterey County Jail and are scheduled for arraignment Friday, prosecutors said Thursday.
Stolen Life-Size Santa Turns Up On Church Steps Christmas Eve In Carmel ValleyA life-sized Santa Claus recently stolen from a computer store in Carmel Valley reappeared Christmas Eve at a nearby church.

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