3.8 Earthquake Shakes San Benito, Monterey CountiesA 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck along a mountain range in San Benito and Monterey Counties Monday.
4.1 Earthquake Rattles San Benito, Monterey CountiesA 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck along a mountain range in San Benito and Monterey Counties Tuesday morning.
Vegetation Fire Shuts Down Hwy 146, Prompts Evacuation of Pinnacles National Park In Monterey CountyFirefighters were battling a vegetation fire that has prompted the evacuation of Pinnacles National Park in Monterey County.
Salinas Valley State Prison Inmate Killed; 4 Inmates Suspected In HomicideThe death of a 25-year-old state prison inmate over the weekend at Salinas Valley State Prison was being investigated as a homicide and four Bay Area convicts were suspects in the jailhouse slaying, authorities announced Monday.
State Prison Escapee Adam Beck Captured In San FranciscoA state prison inmate who walked away from a minimum security facility at Salinas Valley State Prison over the weekend has been captured in San Francisco.
Search On For Minimum Security Inmate Who Walked Away From Soledad PrisonA search is underway for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Salinas Valley State Prison Minimum Support Facility on Saturday.
Riot At Soledad State Prison Injures Nearly 60 PrisonersDozens of inmates were injured in a prison riot in Soledad late Wednesday morning and guards fired nine rounds from a rifle as warning shots to break it up.
Man Who Burned Dog Alive Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In PrisonA Soledad man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison after pleading no contest to three felony charges related to burning a dog alive.
Man Arrested For Stealing, Torturing Pit Bull In Monterey CountyA man is in custody after the alleged torture of a stolen pit bull just outside of Soledad city limits, according to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County.
Inmate Suspected Of Killing Fellow Inmate At Soledad Prison ArrestedA reputed gang member has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a fellow inmate at a prison in Soledad.
Construction Worker Rescues Kidnapped Baby In San JoseAuthorities canceled an Amber Alert Monday morning after a kidnapped eight-month-old boy from Monterey County was rescued by a Good Samaritan in San Jose several hours later.
3 Quakes Shake Monterey County In Less Than 24 HoursThree earthquakes have struck Monterey County since Sunday. The biggest was a magnitude 3.3 near King City on Monday morning.
Soledad Police Officer Shoots Suspect Fleeing In Car After Fighting Off ArrestAn officer shot a 37-year-old parolee after the suspect allegedly led a chase through a Soledad neighborhood and attempted to flee in a car Tuesday night, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
Salinas Woman Badly Hurt In Fall From Moving SUV May Have JumpedOfficers determined the victim was a passenger in a Cadillac Escalade that was traveling in the highway's northbound lanes at about 65 mph.
Monterey County Wildfire 40 Percent ContainedOfficials say a wildfire burning in a rural and largely agricultural section of California's Central Coast is now 40 percent contained.