Plane Crashes Into House Near Monterey Regional Airport; Pilot Feared DeadA small plane crashed into a home near Monterey Regional Airport Tuesday morning, starting a fire that severely damaged the home and burned the surrounding hillside.
Salinas Man Sentenced To Life For Torturing Former GirlfriendA judge sentenced Salinas resident Donovan Johnson to 18 years to life in a state prison for torturing his ex-girlfriend, who is also the mother of his four children two years ago.
COVID Reopening: Monterey Sees Surge in Visitors Ahead of State ReopeningWith hours to go before California's grand COVID reopening, major tourist towns like Monterey are already seeing a sharp rise in visitors ahead of the June 15 timeline.
Study Warns Of High Numbers Of Lyme Disease-Carrying Ticks Along Bay Area CoastsScientists are warning the public about the potential dangers from disease-carrying ticks after a recent study found high numbers of the pesky insects in coastal areas where they were once believed to be uncommon.
Police Arrest Man After Standoff At Monterey Hair SalonPolice arrested a 37-year-old man Sunday who threatened to kill everyone inside a Monterey hair salon before barricading himself inside the establishment.
Container Ship That Caught Fire Off Monterey Coast Being Towed to Bay AreaA container ship that caught fire last week off the Monterey coast is being towed to the Bay Area with the goal of eventually berthing the burned vessel at the port of Oakland.
Fire Contained on Cargo Ship Off Monterey; Crews to Determine If Vessel Can Be Towed to OaklandA fire on a container ship off the Monterey coast has been contained, smoke is no longer visible and the temperature has been falling in the NYK Delphinus's engine room, where the fire originated, according to a report from the U.S. Coast Guard.
Suspect Faces 15 Years In Prison For Pelting South Bay Freeway Vehicles With Marbles Launched From A SlingshotCharles Lafferty has pleaded guilty to 30 counts of felony assault stemming from a series of incidents that left six motorists injured when their vehicles were struck by projectiles, shattering windows, while traveling on Monterey and San Benito counties freeways.
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.