Suspect Wanted In January Santa Cruz County Shooting Found In IdahoA suspect wanted in a shooting in Santa Cruz County earlier this year was arrested in Idaho earlier this week, authorities said.
Driver Found Dead After Driving Car Off Cliff Near Pescadero BeachRescue crews say a driver died in a car that drove off a cliff near Pescadero Beach Wednesday morning.
Santa Cruz Closes Off-Trail Open Spaces Due To Fire DangerThe city of Santa Cruz this week closed off-trail open spaces that the city owns due to fire risk.
Heat Wave In Santa Cruz Mountains Puts Fire Crews On High AlertResidents along with fire crews in the Santa Cruz Mountains are bracing for hot temperatures and high fire danger, as a heat wave is expected to scorch much of Northern California this weekend.
Santa Cruz: Police ID Woman Whose Boyfriend Confessed To Killing Her, Led Police To Body In RVA woman killed in a homicide last week in Santa Cruz had been involved in a relationship with her killer for several years, police said on Tuesday.
State Approves $2M Project Creating Santa Cruz Wildlife Corridor, Trail ConnectionsA recently-approved state project will provide both hikers and wildlife better access to the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Santa Cruz Man Turns Himself In To Police, Allegedly Confesses To Woman's DeathA Santa Cruz man is under arrest for murder after he turned himself in to authorities and allegedly confessed to killing a woman in an RV last month.
Delta Variant Case Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Santa Cruz County County health officials announced Tuesday that a case of the highly contagious Delta Variant of the coronavirus has been confirmed in a fully vaccinated Santa Cruz County resident.
Man Accused Of Hacking Santa Cruz County Website In 2010 Arrested After Years On The RunA man accused of hacking a Santa Cruz County government website more than a decade ago has been apprehended in Mexico after several years on the run, according to federal prosecutors.
Vintage Guitars Stolen In Southern California Recovered In Santa CruzNine vintage guitars worth $225,000 that were stolen last year in Southern California were recovered this week after they were tracked to locations in Santa Cruz, police said.
Santa Cruz Police Confirm Arrest of Wanted Sex Offender from Out of StatePolice in Santa Cruz on Monday confirmed the recent arrest of a wanted sex offender after receiving a tip from law enforcement in North Carolina, authorities said.
Sewage Spill During Fatal Highway 17 Crash in Los Gatos Slows ReopeningEven as Los Gatos police began reopening onramps to southbound state Highway 17, crews were still cleaning up after an unusually messy fatal collision eight hours earlier between a septic tanker truck and two vehicles that had been heading south into the Santa Cruz Mountains.
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.
Wildfires Increasing In California As Drought Conditions WorsenDrought conditions in California are worsening, making state officials worry that wildfires could cause more damage than last year, when the complex fires burned up 4% of the state -- a record-setting amount of damage.
Man Dies, 2 Children Rescued After Being Swept Out To Sea in Santa CruzA man died and two children were hospitalized after they were swept out to sea Sunday evening, the Santa Cruz Fire Department said.