COVID Reopening: Monterey County Could Enter Yellow Tier Next Week; 61% Have Received Vaccine DoseMonterey County could move into the Yellow Tier of the state's pandemic reopening system as soon as next week, the county's top health official said Tuesday.
Salinas Woman, Teen Struck By Gunfire Early Friday MorningPolice in Salinas are investigating a shooting early Friday morning that injured a 17-year-old boy as well as a 48-year-old woman who was hit in the arm by the gunfire while she slept in bed.
Stockton Man Gets 17-Year Prison Sentence For Child Sex TraffickingA Stockton man was sentenced to a lengthy prison sentence Monday following his conviction on child sex trafficking.
Salinas Couple Pleads No Contest to Felony Welfare FraudA Salinas couple pleaded no contest to felony welfare fraud Tuesday in Monterey County District Court.
Norteño Gang Member Sentenced In Attempted Murder Of Rival Gang Member In SalinasA member of the Norteño criminal street gang was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the attempted murder of a rival gang member in Salinas, Monterey County prosecutors said.
3.4 Earthquake Shakes Area South Of GilroyAn small earthquake shook an area south of Gilroy Wednesday morning along the Monterey-San Benito county line.
Jury Convicts Salinas Man For Torture, Mayhem in 2018 Attack On Ex-GirlfriendA Monterey County jury has convicted a Salinas man of multiple felony counts including torture and mayhem in connection with a November 2018 assault of his ex-girlfriend, according to authorities.
Two Horses Rescued In Monterey County After Being Stuck in Mud For 18 HoursCrews rescued a horse and a pony Thursday night that were mired in mud for up to 18 hours after becoming trapped by a debris flow near Salinas.
Missing Pittsburg Man Found Shot Dead In SalinasA 19-year-old man missing and the subject of a search since Wednesday was found shot dead in Salinas, police said Tuesday.
Multiple People Injured, Driver Detained, After Car Slams Into Salinas RestaurantA police chase in Monterey County Thursday night ended with multiple people suffering injuries after a suspect vehicle slammed into a Salinas restaurant, according to authorities.
3.4, 3.0 Magnitude Earthquakes Shake San Juan BautistaA small earthquake measuring 3.4 magnitude shook an area of San Benito County Wednesday, followed by a second quake.
Salinas-Based Company Recalls Romaine Lettuce Over Possible E. Coli ContaminationThe Salinas-based produce company Tanimura & Antle Inc. is voluntarily recalling its brand of packaged single head romaine lettuce out of an abundance of caution due to possible E. coli contamination, according to federal health officials.
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.
6 Alleged Members Of Salinas Norteño 'Murder Squad' Indicted On Racketeering ChargesMembers of a Salinas-based Norteño "murder squad" have been indicted by a federal grand jury charging them with racketeering conspiracy and the killing of a number of perceived gang rivals, authorities announced Thursday.
River Fire: Monterey County Wildfire Scorches 33,000 Acres After Doubling In Size OvernightThe River Fire continued to tear through rugged terrain south of Salinas on Thursday after the lightning sparked wildfire doubled in size overnight.