Cold Case Murder Still Haunts Ex-DetectiveIt’s been more than 40 years since Deborah Jean Cargill’s body was found in the San Lorenzo River, but retired detective Ron Truhitte still gets emotional when he talks about the cold case.
Santa Cruz Officer Fatally Shoots Man Who Allegedly Attacked Police With RakeThe suspect continued to attack after being Tased and an officer then fired his handgun at the man, police said.
Santa Cruz Woman, 15-Month-Old Girl Missing Since SundayPolice are looking for a woman and her 15-month-old child missing out of Santa Cruz since the weekend.
Transient, Girlfriend Arrested On Suspicion Of Homicide In Santa CruzA transient and his girlfriend have been arrested as suspects in a fatal shooting Tuesday in Santa Cruz, according to police.
Police Arrest Man For Alleged Golf Club Attack On Woman In Santa CruzPolice in Santa Cruz on Friday arrested a man in connection with randomly attacking a woman with a golf club.
Man Dies In Friday-Evening Shooting In Santa CruzPolice in Santa Cruz Saturday morning are investigating a Friday shooting that left a man dead.
Thousands Mourn Slain Santa Cruz Police OfficersMourners packed HP Pavilion in San Jose for a memorial Thursday for two Santa Cruz police officers killed in the line of duty last week.
Viewing Held For Slain Santa Cruz Officers On Eve Of MemorialA public viewing was held Wednesday for Sgt. Loran “Butch” Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler of the Santa Cruz Police Department, who were killed by an armed suspect on Feb. 26.
Man Accused Of Stealing Bouquet From Santa Cruz Officers’ MemorialA man is being held on $250,000 bail after his arrest Friday on suspicion of stealing a large bouquet of flowers from a memorial for two Santa Cruz police officers killed in the line of duty on Tuesday.
Investigators Search For Witness To Deadly Santa Cruz ShootoutInvestigators are searching for a woman who may hold clues to the background and history of the man who shot and killed two Santa Cruz police officers on Tuesday before being gunned down in a shootout with police.
Memorial For Slain Santa Cruz Officers Moved To HP PavilionThe location for Thursday’s memorial for two slain Santa Cruz police officers has been moved to the HP Pavilion in San Jose to fit the large number of people expected to attend, a police spokesman said.
Memorial For Slain Santa Cruz Officers Expected To Draw ThousandsThe joint public memorial for Detective Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler will take place at 11 a.m. at the Kaiser Permanente Arena, Chief Kevin Vogel said.