A wildfire burning Monday in the Big Sur area of California destroyed at least 15 homes and forced about 100 people to evacuate as it chewed through dry vegetation on its way toward the ocean.
Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting Saturday afternoon near Salinas that left a man dead.
A 3.3-magnitude earthquake struck an area near Soledad in Monterey County Friday night.
More than 3,000 volunteers in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties collected a total of 17,147 pounds of debris from the Monterey Bay shoreline Saturday during the 29th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day.
A woman suspected of assaulting her three pit bulls in a case that was captured on video by a witness was arrested Tuesday by San Jose police on an outstanding warrant out of Monterey County, a police spokesman said.
The body of an unidentified male was pulled from the Arroyo Seco River in Monterey County on Thursday
A group of law enforcement officials conducted a sweep of suspected child pornography users in Monterey County on Wednesday that resulted in seven arrests.
A man was arrested in the Monterey County community of San Ardo after allegedly breaking into an elderly man’s home and threatening to kill him.
Two environmental groups filed a new lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in federal court in San Jose Thursday, accusing it of failing to study the risks of fracking on 17,833 acres of public land in Monterey County and the Central Valley that it leased to 15 oil development companies.
A man police say was speeding is in deeper trouble after they say he led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase in Monterey County where he ended up at a beach, ran across sand dunes and tried to escape by swimming away in the ocean.