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Robbers Hold 4-Year-Old At Gunpoint During Salinas Jewelry Store Heist

Two men held a four-year-old boy at gunpoint while they robbed a jewelry store in Salinas Friday afternoon.

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Helicopter Pilot Killed In Crash Near Salinas While Spraying Lettuce Field

A pilot with 41 years of experience died in a helicopter crash west of Salinas on Saturday, his sister said Monday.

06/22/2015

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Crop-Dusting Helicopter Pilot Killed In Salinas Crash

A crop-dusting pilot was killed when his Bell 47 helicopter went down near Salinas Saturday morning.

06/20/2015

Cell phone video shows an officer striking a suspect with a baton during an arrest in Salinas. (CBS)

911 Calls Reveal Chaos During Violent Arrest In Salinas; Mom Says Police Went Too Far

The District Attorney’s office has launched an investigation into a violent arrest captured on cellphone video last Friday, in Salinas. Newly released 911 audio reveals the chaos on that day.

06/11/2015

Cellphone video of Salinas Police officers using force against a suspect on June 5, 2014. (CBS)

Questions Raised Over Salinas Police Use Of Force Caught On Video

Questions are being raised about the amount of force police officers in Salinas used to subdue a man suspected of beating his mother and tried to throw her into traffic last week. The suspect’s mother said police went too far.

06/09/2015

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Man Sentenced For Using Facebook To Meet With 12-Year-Old For Sex

A Salinas man was sentenced Thursday in Monterey County Superior Court to 12 years in state prison for committing lewd acts on a child under the age of 14 and contacting a minor for a lewd purpose.

06/08/2015

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Berserk On A Salinas Street, Man Allegedly Slams Mother Into Pavement Then Assaults Arresting Officer

A man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an officer Friday evening after officers intervened while he allegedly attacked his own mother in Salinas.

06/07/2015

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Salinas Man Picks Up $2.7 Million Lottery Prize On His Way To Las Vegas

A man who purchased a winning lottery ticket worth more than $2.7 million in Salinas claimed his prize on his way to Las Vegas, California Lottery officials announced Wednesday.

05/28/2015

A 4.0 earthquake strikes Merced County May 19, 2015. (USGS)

4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Merced County

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 has struck in Merced County Tuesday morning.

05/19/2015

Jodi Arias and Travis Alexander (CBS)

Judge Sentences Jodi Arias To Life With No Chance Of Parole For Murder Of Her Boyfriend

Travis Alexander complained Jodi Arias was stalking him, and had even climbed through the doggie door of his house. Prosecutors said she killed him in a jealous rage, shooting and stabbing him 30 times.

04/13/2015

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