Salinas

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

Jail Cell

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

(Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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

Andrew Butler (San Jose Police Dept.)

Man Allegedly Kills Girlfriend In Front Of Her Children While She’s Behind Wheel In San Jose

A man in the passenger seat of a car allegedly shot dead his girlfriend while she was behind the wheel in San Jose – and in front of the couple’s baby and the woman’s teenage daughter – according to police and family members.

04/10/2015

Police Investigation

Man Killed, Another Wounded In Salinas Early-Morning Shooting

Police in Salinas are investigating a shooting Saturday morning that killed one person and sent another to the hospital.

03/14/2015

(Salinas Police)

Police Looking For Woman Who Took Duckface Selfie From Stolen iPhone With Kids In Car Seat

Salinas police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a woman appearing in a selfie that was taken on a stolen cellphone.

02/04/2015

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Man Shot Dead In Salinas Marks City’s 3rd Homicide In Less Than A Week

One person was shot and killed in Salinas on Saturday night marking the city’s third homicide in less than a week.

01/11/2015

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