Santa Cruz Co. Man Suspected Of Cockfighting After Malnourished Birds FoundA man was arrested Friday near Watsonville, after deputies discovered nearly two dozen malnourished chickens and roosters.
K-9 Officer And Partner Nab Burglary Suspect In Watsonville WoodsThe suspect was taken to the Santa Cruz County jail, police said. A second suspect was not located.
7 Injured When Vehicles Crash Into Watsonville Piñata StoreSeven people were injured when a three-vehicle collision resulted in two of those vehicles crashing into a Watsonville piñata store.
Brain Surgeon Charged With Child Sex Abuse Gives Up LicenseA Watsonville brain surgeon has agreed to give up his state medical license while he faces charges of sexually abusing children.
Officials: Brain Surgeon In Abuse Case Wanted To Impregnate WomenA brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children sought to impregnate women to create more victims and had been suspected of molesting youngsters for years, Santa Cruz County prosecutors said Monday.
Missing Watsonville Teen Needs Medical AttentionA 17-year-old boy has been missing since he left his home in Watsonville on Saturday evening
Watsonville Man Carjacked At Gunpoint Outside MarketPolice in Watsonville are searching for two men who carjacked a man at gunpoint for his 1998 blue Nissan Altima Friday morning.
Brain Surgeon Pleads Not Guilty To Sex ChargesA California brain surgeon pleaded not guilty Friday to 10 felony charges accusing him of sexually assaulting two boys and a girl under 14 years old as part of a child sex ring with seven victims.
Watsonville Man With Multiple DUI Convictions Guilty Of Drunk Driving For 13th TimeA Monterey County jury on Tuesday found a repeat-drunken driver guilty of yet another felony DUI offense, according to prosecutors.
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.
Technical Glitch Shuts Down Police Phone Lines In Santa Cruz, Watsonville, CapitolaPolice agencies in the South Bay are recovering from a temporary service outage that affected their non-emergency phone lines earlier Monday.
Raccoon Trapped In Drainpipe Dies After Rescuers Dig Up Watsonville Parking LotA raccoon that was rescued from a Watsonville drainpipe Friday night after being stuck in it for almost a full day, died early Saturday morning.