Scientists Report Decline in Giant Sea Turtles Sightings Off West CoastNearly 40 years ago, scientists documented stranded sea turtles on California's beaches and noticed that leatherbacks — massive sea turtles that date to the time of the dinosaurs — were among those washing up on shore.
Salinas Man Sentenced To 45 Years In Prison For Rape Of ChildA 31-year-old Salinas man was sentenced Wednesday to 45 years in state prison for committing three counts of forcible rape of a child under 14 years old and one count of child molestation.
Monterey Co. Man Pleads No Contest To Charges Of Sexually Assaulting 3 Young GirlsA Pajaro man pled no contest to charges of sexually assaulting 3 minors and is expected to be sentenced to 15 years behind bars, according to prosecutors.
Man Arrested After Allegedly Taking Stolen Backhoe On Joyride In MontereyA 56-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly stole a backhoe-style tractor and took it on a weekend joyride around Monterey.
COVID Reopening: Monterey Bay Aquarium Set To Open In May After 13-Month ClosureAfter being closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Monterey Bay Aquarium announced it would reopen in May.
Monterey Motorcyclist Killed In Solo-Crash On Freeway RampA man died in a solo-motorcycle crash Monday afternoon on a freeway ramp in Monterey, according to the California Highway Patrol.
White Couple Sentenced For Racially-Motivated Attack On Black Man At Monterey Bowling AlleyA White couple from Seaside was sentenced Wednesday for breaking a Black man's jaw at a Monterey bowling alley in 2018 in an attack the victim claimed was racially-motivated.
COVID Surge: L452R COVID-19 Variant Identified in Monterey CountyMonterey County health officials recently learned that the L452R coronavirus variant of COVID-19 was identified locally following a genomic sequencing investigation by the California Department of Public Health.
COVID & Sports: Famed Pebble Beach AT&T Pro-AM Tourney For Pros Only Due To Spike In CasesThe only stars at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this year will be the players.
Monterey Police Arrest 3 in Connection For Drugs, Firearm PossessionMonterey Police arrested three people in connection with drug and firearm crimes Tuesday afternoon.
COVID: Monterey Superior Court Orders Cafe Shut Down After Multiple Face Mask ViolationsThe City of Monterey's Aloha Coffee and Cafe and its owner have received a temporary restraining order to close shop after repeated COVID-19 safety violations, Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine Pacioni announced on Thursday.
Director of Monterey County Nonprofit Sentenced for EmbezzlementA judge on Wednesday sentenced the founder and director of a Monterey nonprofit that assisted children with special needs, to four years in prison for tax evasion, embezzlement, submitting false invoices and theft by false pretenses, prosecutors said.
Monterey Police Seek Suspect Who Groped JoggerMonterey Police requested the public’s help Monday seeking a suspect who groped a woman as she jogged on a coastal trail days before.
Reopening: Monterey County Could Emerge From Most-Restrictive Purple Tier Next WeekMonterey County could move into a less-restrictive coronavirus pandemic reopening tier as soon as Tuesday if state public health officials approve the county's request to review a data discrepancy.
Series Of Small Earthquakes Rattle Monterey County CoastAt least three small earthquakes shook an area of coastal Monterey County Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.