A child care worker for the YMCA in Morgan Hill was arrested after a 6-year-old girl alleged that he forced her to engage in a sexual act last week, Morgan Hill police said.
A grass and brush fire that burned about 50 acres in far southeastern San Jose west of Morgan Hill on Friday is about 70 percent contained, a Cal Fire spokesman said.
Alameda County fire crews were fighting a vegetation fire near Lake Chabot Regional Park that was burning up a ridge toward homes. Meanwhile, firefighters in Santa Clara County were battling another fire that destroyed a house near the Uvas Reservoir before spreading to nearby vegetation.
A Morgan Hill man was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of committing lewd and lascivious acts with a child.
A Morgan preschool teacher is facing jail time after pleading no contest to slipping sleeping pills in toddlers’ water cups.
A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Thursday again postponed a plea hearing for the defendant in the Sierra LaMar kidnapping and murder case after the defense said it could not access some digital copies of evidence.
Morgan Hill police and state officers seized 2,775 marijuana plants and 30 pounds of the drug Thursday inside an elaborate clandestine grow house and arrested a Morgan Hill man.
A male parolee and a woman were arrested after a more than six-hour standoff Tuesday that ended when police fired pepper gas through the window of a motel room where the couple had barricaded themselves, a police spokesman said.
Parents of children at Morgan Hill’s Kiddie Academy are being asked to contact police, after a teacher who has been with the preschool for the past five years was recently arrested at her Hollister home on felony charges of child endangerment.
A mother who fled after using her 10-year-old daughter to push a cart full of stolen groceries out of a Morgan Hill supermarket was sentenced Monday in Santa Clara County Superior Court to 60 days in jail.