Santa Cruz

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Dubbed ‘Call Girl Killer’ Gets 6 Years In Jail For Google Exec’s Death

The woman accused of injecting Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes with a fatal dose of heroin and leaving him to die, was sentenced to 6 years in prison Tuesday.

05/19/2015

The Instagram logo is displayed on a smartphone on December 20, 2012 (LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/
Getty Images)

5 Capitola Middle School Students Arrested After Making Gun Threats On Social Media

Five Capitola middle school students have been arrested after messages on social media about shooting students were discovered.

05/12/2015

(Getty Images)

Hazardous Beach Conditions Expected Sunday Along Bay Area Coast

A hazards alert went into effect at 8 a.m. Sunday morning for beaches facing south along the coasts of Marin and Santa Cruz counties, according to the National Weather Service.

05/03/2015

The suspect is described as an Asian or light-skinned black male 
between 23 and 25 years old, weighing 130 to 135 pounds, with black medium 
length shaggy hair, brown eyes and no facial hair. He was wearing a gray 
sweatshirt and khaki pants. (Santa Cruz Police)

Santa Cruz Teen Says Man Stalked Her During Walk Home From School

Santa Cruz police released a sketch Wedneday of a man they say made repeated attempts to stop a 16-year-old girl as she walked home from school last week.

04/30/2015

(photo courtesy Operation Surf/ Amazing Surf Adventures)

Santa Cruz Surfing Program Connects Troubled Veterans, Saves Lives

A Santa Cruz surfing program connects wounded and troubled veterans, who may be suicidal or suffering from PTSD, to not only one another, but to nature’s gnarly waves.

04/22/2015

(L-R) Brandon Calantoc booking photo, surveillance image of 'Mrs. Doubtfire' robber (Santa Cruz Police Dept.)

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Santa Cruz Heist

A man who police say dressed up as a woman during a Santa Cruz bank robbery and dubbed the ‘Mrs. Doubtfire Robber’ was arrested Tuesday following his arrest the previous day on separate charges.

04/22/2015

Money, drugs seized in Santa Cruz bust involving alleged dealer Hilario "Cholo" Garcia.

Santa Cruz: Alleged Heroin, Meth Dealer Ditches Child, Drugs During Escape Attempt

Police found about 6 pounds of heroin and nearly 3 pounds of methamphetamine that together had a street value of more than $300,000 in a car allegedly belonging to Hilario “Cholo” Garcia.

04/21/2015

Intergalactic Night at UC Santa Cruz's Stevenson College.

UC Santa Cruz Apologizes For Mexican Food Served At ‘Alien’-Themed Event

A UC Santa Cruz college issued an apology for insensitivity after Mexican food was served during an intergalactic-themed school party, prompting complaints from students.

04/19/2015

(Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office)

Abandoned Bloodhound Found Tied Up On Handrail For Hours In Watsonville

A bloodhound has a warm place to stay the night thanks to some Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputies.

04/10/2015

Surveillance image of 'Mrs. Doubtfire' bank robbery suspect. (Santa Cruz Police Dept.)

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Bank Robber Sought After Santa Cruz Heist

A man who police are calling the ‘Mrs. Doubtfire Robber’ is being sought after robbing a bank in Santa Cruz and being seen casing another bank in the city, while dressed in drag.

04/07/2015

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