Monterey County Deputies Destroy Opium Poppy FieldAuthorities say deputies destroyed a sprawling opium poppy field that could have produced at least four pounds of heroin per year.
Father Relieved To Get Closure In Brutal 1990 Slaying Of Teen DaughterPersistence paid off in a decades-old cold case in Monterey County Monday as the suspect in the vicious 1990 murder of 14-year-old Christy Sue Piña at last appeared in a Salinas courtroom.
Jury Finds Man Guilty In Deaths Of 2 Children Found In Redding Storage UnitA jury in Monterey County has found a 20-year-old man guilty in the torture, starving and beating of two children whose bodies were found in a Redding storage unit.
Monterey Co. Teacher To Resign After Gun Goes Off In ClassA teacher and reserve police officer who accidentally fired a gun at Seaside High School last month during an “educational demonstration” will resign from his position at the end of the school year.
Man Arrested For Stealing, Torturing Pit Bull In Monterey CountyA man is in custody after the alleged torture of a stolen pit bull just outside of Soledad city limits, according to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County.
2 Rescued From Pickup Stuck In Monterey County RiverTwo people were rescued Sunday evening after they became trapped in the bed of a truck in the Arroyo Seco River.
Police Finish Investigation Of Accidental Gunfire At Seaside SchoolThe investigation into a teacher who accidentally fired a gun at Seaside High School during an "educational demonstration" has been forwarded to the Monterey County District Attorney's Office for review.
Monterey Co. Teacher Accidentally Fires Gun In Class, Students InjuredPolice say Alexander, who also serves as a reserve police officer, was pointing the gun at the ceiling to make sure it was not loaded when the weapon discharged.
Man On Bicycle Fatally Shot In Monterey CountyA suspect fatally gunned down a man as he was riding his bicycle in Greenfield Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Sewage Spill Forces Closure Of Popular Monterey County BeachesSeveral popular Monterey County beaches were closed Sunday after as much as 4.9 million gallons of sewage spilled into Monterey Bay from a wastewater treatment plant before it was stopped.
Vacaville Prison Inmate Pleads Guilty to 1982 Monterey Bay MurderAlfred Powell, a current prison inmate, has pleaded guilty to the murder of Sandra Steppuhn, a woman from Seaside, in 1982.
Marina Mayoral Candidate Plans To Legalize Magic MushroomsNow that pot will soon be legal in California, a Monterey County mayoral candidate is looking beyond marijuana to mushrooms.

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