Update: Watsonville Man Suspected of Fatally Stabbing Brother Arrested After Gilroy StandoffAuthorities on Thursday confirmed the arrest of a man suspected of fatally stabbing his brother in Santa Cruz earlier this week following a standoff at a Gilroy hotel.
Light Plane Clips Power Lines, Sparking Blaze During Crash Landing Near Watsonville SchoolBoth the pilot and the passenger walked away uninjured after their small plane crashed outside Watsonville near Pajaro Valley High School around 2:15 p.m. Sunday.
Woman Arrested In Wrong-Way DUI Fatal Crash On Highway 1 In WatsonvilleThe driver of a car traveling the wrong way on Highway 1 in Watsonville was arrested for felony DUI after she collided head-on with another vehicle, killing the passenger and seriously injuring the other driver.
Police: Drunk Gang Member Playing With Gun Fatally Shoots Friend In WatsonvilleA 19-year-old known gang member has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Watsonville last month that apparently occurred while he was heavily intoxicated and fired a gun while playing with it in a car, striking the vehicle's driver, police said Wednesday.
COVID: Santa Cruz Co. Opens Watsonville Vaccination Site; Offers Shots To 65+ In Hard-Hit Zip CodesA new vaccination site for Santa Cruz County residents opened on Monday in Watsonville.
Arrest Made In 1995 Santa Cruz County Cold Case Killing Of Gloria HassemerMore than 25 years after Gloria Hassemer was found dead in Santa Cruz County, authorities have announced an arrest in her killing this week.
Violent Saturday Night In Watsonville Leaves Two Dead, One WoundedTwo people were killed in separate shootings late Saturday in Watsonville, and one person was injured in a third shooting, police said.
UPDATE: Watsonville Police Find Two Missing Children, One Runs Away AgainAfter searching for less than 24 hours, Watsonville Police found two children Wednesday after they were reported missing the night before, but one of them went missing again.
9 Dead, 61 Infected From COVID-19 Outbreak At Watsonville Post-Acute CenterNine people have died and more than 60 residents and staff have tested positive from a COVID-19 outbreak at a nursing facility in Watsonville, officials said.
Santa Cruz Co Passes 2 New Initiatives to Limit COVID-19 SpreadWith COVID-19 case rates increasing in Santa Cruz County, local leaders began implementing creative options to limit the spread of the virus this week.
Father, Missing Child Found After Abduction In Watsonville; Police Negotiating For Child's ReleaseWatsonville police were negotiating with a father who was holding his one-year-old daughter hostage after abducting her following an argument with the girl's mother, according to police.
4 Drivers Hospitalized After Fire, Chain-Reaction Crash On Highway 1 In WatsonvilleFour people were hospitalized Friday afternoon after a chain reaction collision along southbound state Highway 1 in Watsonville.
Tahoe Serial Child Molestation Suspect May Have Victims In South BayA suspected serial child molester arrested in South Lake Tahoe has spent time in the San Jose/Watsonville area and may have victims there, authorities said Thursday.
26-Year-Old Man Fatally Stabbed In Watsonville; Suspect ArrestedA 26-year-old man was fatally stabbed early Friday morning at a Watsonville home and authorities have arrested a suspect in the slaying, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office.
Watsonville Softball Coach Sentenced For Sexual Relationship With Underage AthleteA 21-year-old Watsonville softball coach was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday for having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl between September and November 2018, Monterey County prosecutors reported Friday.