Weary Firefighters Making Steady Progress Battling Willow Fire In Monterey County WildernessFirefighters battling the Willow Fire, burning in the treacherous terrain of the Los Padres National Forest wilderness, increased containment to 56 percent late Saturday with 2,877 acres having been charred by the blaze.
Willow Fire Containment Grows, Evacuation Orders LiftedThe Monterey County Sheriff's Office lifted evacuation warnings and modified some orders Thursday for the week-old Willow Fire.
$4,000 Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest of Hwy 101 Projectile-ThrowerA $4,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of whoever has been throwing objects at cars on Highway 101 and State Route 156 in the Prunedale area.
Two Grass Fires In Monterey County Burn Firefighters, Prompt EvacuationsTwo separate vegetation fires burning in Monterey County prompted evacuation orders in two areas, the Monterey County Sheriff's Office said Sunday.
Missing Oregon Woman Found Alive After Car Plunges Down Big Sur CliffAngela Hernandez, a young woman from Portland, Ore., missing since last Friday, was found injured after her Jeep went over a cliff near Big Sur.
Search for Missing Oregon Woman Expands to Monterey CountyThe Monterey County Sheriff's Office has taken over the search for a missing Oregon woman after surveillance video confirmed she was traveling south on state Highway 1 Thursday morning.
Sheriff's Deputies Seek Castroville Woman Suspected In Fatal ShootingDetectives were able to identify the suspect as 28-year-old Castroville resident Melissa Paniagua.
Monterey Deputies Search Big Sur For LA Couple Missing Since ChristmasThe Monterey County Sheriff's Office is searching near Big Sur for a North Hollywood couple who went missing after traveling there last weekend.
Deputies Arrest Man Carrying Narcotics, Loaded Gun During Traffic Stop Near WatsonvilleDeputies arrested Michael Turcotte, of Marina, on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance while armed and other charges.
Homicide Suspect Wounded During SWAT Shootout In MontereyA man wanted in connection with a homicide in Monterey County last month allegedly fired on sheriff's deputies attempting to serve him a warrant.
Salinas Field Worker Allegedly Stabs His Dinner Host, Steals Truck And FleesSheriff's deputies in Monterey County are searching for a 22-year-old field worker after he allegedly stabbed a coworker with a kitchen knife and stole the victim's truck Friday night.