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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Teacher Reported Missing on Backpacking Trip in Sequoia & Kings Canyon Parks

Teacher Reported Missing on Backpacking Trip in Sequoia & Kings Canyon Parks

Authorities said people who may have seen Gregory Muck should call National Parks at (510) 565-3118.
Police Seek Shooters in Watsonville Drive-By

Police Seek Shooters in Watsonville Drive-By

A house and car were hit Tuesday night.
Santa Cruz Deputies Search For Man Reported Missing From Psychiatric Hospital

Santa Cruz Deputies Search For Man Reported Missing From Psychiatric Hospital

The missing gentleman, 24, has medical issues and his life could be at risk if he does not receive the treatment he needs.
PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

The court action came today in a federal court in San Francisco in connection with the explosion and fire that killed eight and injured 66.
Police Arrest Woman, 19, In Vacaville For March Accident That Injured Watsonville Boy

Police Arrest Woman, 19, In Vacaville For March Accident That Injured Watsonville Boy

The 10-year-old is still in the hospital after being struck in a crosswalk.
Hash Oil Lab, Marijuana Grow Busted in Live Oak

Hash Oil Lab, Marijuana Grow Busted in Live Oak

Marijuana plants, processed marijuana, a hash oil extraction lab, guns and methamphetamine were seized.
4 Teens Arrested for Assaulting Woman, Stealing Phone

4 Teens Arrested for Assaulting Woman, Stealing Phone

One suspect ran over the victim's arm, causing a compound fracture.
As Wildfires Rage, Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

As Wildfires Rage, Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

Thousands of acres have been burned in the past week.
BART Officer Shooting: Detective Who Fatally Shot Colleague ID'd

BART Officer Shooting: Detective Who Fatally Shot Colleague ID'd

Detective Michael Maes has 26 years of law enforcement experience, according to BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey.
ASK A COP: Damn Those Deafeningly Loud Motorcycles

ASK A COP: Damn Those Deafeningly Loud Motorcycles

What's it take to give a ticket to unmuffled cycles that rattle the earth and destroy any chance of enjoying nature?
Target Breach Also Includes Names, Addresses

Target Breach Also Includes Names, Addresses

Now, it appears Neiman Marcus customer information may have been hacked as well.
Update: Pedestrian Killed on Hwy. 17 Saturday Stepped into Road, Was Struck by Hyundai

Update: Pedestrian Killed on Hwy. 17 Saturday Stepped into Road, Was Struck by Hyundai

The Saturday morning fatal crash occurred near the Pasatiempo Overcrossing.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
Purse Snatch Suspect Turned in by his Mother

Purse Snatch Suspect Turned in by his Mother

A San Jose Oak Grove High student was arrested for allegedly snatching the purse of a 63-year-old woman at the Morrissey Safeway. It was caught on video.
DA: Man Murdered Girlfriend and Then Slept in Bed With Her for Two Weeks

DA: Man Murdered Girlfriend and Then Slept in Bed With Her for Two Weeks

John Clauer, then 63, of Santa Cruz, goes on trial for the April, 2011 murder of his 30-year-old girlfriend.