Santa Cruz Authorities Investigate Possible Cockfighting, Dog FightingSanta Cruz County Animal Shelter officials are seeking the public's help in identifying the person or people involved in recent animal fighting.
Police: 8-Year-Old Girl Killed By Father In Capitola Mall Murder-SuicideA 36-year-old man killed his 8-year-old daughter then himself Sunday afternoon while sitting in a parked car near the west entrance of the Capitola Mall, police said.
Days Of Rain Keep Santa Cruz Area Residents On EdgeCommunities in the Santa Cruz Mountains and along the coast are grappling with the effects of another powerful storm that barreled through the area.
Storms Bring Mudslide, Flood Warning To Santa Cruz CountyStorms brought mudslides, downed trees and a flood warning to Santa Cruz County.
Obama Adds 6,000 Acres To California Coastal National MonumentPresident Barack Obama on Thursday expanded the territory of the California Coastal National Monument, adding six sites and more than 6,000 acres to the monument area that includes islets, reefs and rock outcroppings spanning much of the state's coastline.
Flash Flood Warning Issued For Santa Cruz County's San Lorenzo River AreaThe National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning Tuesday evening for areas surrounding the San Lorenzo River due to heavy rainfall.
Latest Storm Increases Slide Concerns In Santa Cruz Mountains week of rain has left the Santa Cruz Mountains saturated Tuesday, leaving residents concerned about the weakening ground and increased risk for mudslides.
Bad Batch Of LSD Plagues Santa Cruz CountyParents in Santa Cruz County are being warned about an especially deadly batch of LSD.
Man Arrested In Soquel Shooting That Killed Man, Injured WomanA 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a Monday afternoon shooting that killed a man and injured a woman in Soquel, a Santa Cruz County sheriff's spokesman said Tuesday.
Watsonville Teen High On LSD Killed By Deputy After Stabbing SpreeA 15-year-old boy took LSD before he stabbed his father and uncle and was fatally shot by a Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy in a neighborhood north of Watsonville over the weekend.
Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shoots Knife-Wielding Boy Suspected Of 2 StabbingsA knife-wielding 15-year-old boy accused Saturday morning of stabbing two people just north of Watsonville was killed when a Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy shot him.
$10,000 Reward Offered In Sea Otter Killings Off Santa Cruz CountyThe killings of three sea otters off the Santa Cruz County coast have prompted authorities to offer a reward to help find out who was responsible.