Marijuana Cultivation Speculators Driving Salinas Valley Real Estate BoomThe Salinas Valley is experiencing a real estate boom thanks to marijuana cultivation speculators hoping for the passage of Proposition 64.
Agricultural Field Worker Dies In Farm Accident Near SalinasAn agricultural worker died Tuesday after being pinned between two pieces of heavy equipment in a field near Salinas.
Death Sentence Overturned In Salinas Triple SlayingThe California Supreme Court has unanimously overturned the death penalty but upheld the conviction of a man found guilty of three murders committed during a home-invasion robbery in Salinas in 1994.
Homeless Woman Wielding Tree Branch Arrested For Alleged AttackA woman in Salinas was arrested Saturday on suspicion of attacking another woman with a tree branch.
Death Sentence Sought In Murder Of Salinas ChildrenMonterey County prosecutors were seeking the death penalty against a woman charged with the deaths of two children found in a storage unit in Redding and abuse of a 9-year-old girl last year.
Salinas Police Pursuit Ends With Crash Into Ice Cream TruckOne man was arrested after a vehicle pursuit that ended with a crash into an ice cream truck Thursday night in Salinas.
Half Marathon Cancelled By Soberanes Fire SmokeA wildfire in Monterey County has led organizers to cancel the Salinas Valley Half Marathon this weekend over air quality concerns.
Salinas Teen Shot Outside Home Is City's Third Homicide In Under Four DaysA 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in Salinas Wednesday afternoon, marking the city's third homicide in less than four days, police said.
Salinas Man Arrested With Drugs, Gun Had Dismembered Hawk In FreezerPolice in Salinas on Friday arrested a man out on bail in connection with several crimes including possession of a handgun, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a dismembered hawk.
Police Chief's Stolen AR-15 Found In Monterey County Drug, Gun InvestigationA Salinas police chief’s firearm was found among stolen property recovered following a months-long investigation into a series of thefts in unincorporated Monterey County.
Salinas Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Writing Illegal Painkiller PrescriptionsA pain management doctor was arrested Tuesday for alleged fraud by prescribing incorrect and potentially deadly medication to his patients.
Couple Pleads Not Guilty To Killing 2 Kids Found In Redding Storage UnitA Salinas couple has pleaded not guilty to killing two young children and abusing a third in the woman's care.