Salinas

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Domestic Dispute Erupts In Shooting At Salinas Social Security Office; 2 Dead, 2 Injured

Two people were killed and two others were wounded during a shooting at a parking lot outside the Salinas Social Security office Thursday morning.

9 hours ago

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51-Year-Old Salinas Woman Admits Failing To Register As Sex Offender, Violating Probation

A 51-year-old Salinas woman has admitted to violating her probation by not registering as a sex offender while on an extended visit to Florida, Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo announced Friday.

08/16/2015

Farm workers in the Salinas Valley. (CBS)

Salinas Valley Deals With Farmworker Shortage; Fields Left Unpicked

Its harvest time in the Salinas Valley, and produce from the “Salad Bowl of the World” is ready for the dinner table. But in this the land of plenty, there is a big shortage of farm workers.

08/13/2015

A car arrives at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Say NorCal DMV Employees Traded Cash For Truck Driving Licenses

Federal authorities say as many as 100 commercial truck drivers paid up to $5,000 each to bribe state Department of Motor Vehicles employees for illegal California licenses.

08/11/2015

A Covina woman says she captured this image when opening a bag of spinach she bought from a local Sam’s Club. (Photo courtesy Donna Souza via SGV Tribune)

Dead Frog Reportedly Found In Bag Of Organic Spinach Leaves

A San Gabriel Valley woman reportedly claims to have found a dead frog in a bag of prepackaged spinach she bought at a local big-box retailer.

08/04/2015

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Salinas Attempted Murder Suspect In Food Truck Leads Police In High-Speed Chase

Police arrested a man wanted for attempted murder Thursday afternoon, after he led them on a high-speed pursuit through Monterey County in a stolen food truck.

07/17/2015

Don Roberto Jewelers

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.

07/03/2015

(CBS)

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

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