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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

Each year in California, more than 100 people are killed and hundreds of thousands more are injured in bicycle collisions.
Bicyclist Killed in Monterey County

Bicyclist Killed in Monterey County

The cyclist was hit by a car.
Phone App Allows Scammers to Impersonate Police

Phone App Allows Scammers to Impersonate Police

Details about this new scam so you don't fall victim.
Robbers Beat Clerk With Baseball Bat

Robbers Beat Clerk With Baseball Bat

The Watsonville store was robbed by two Hispanic men Sunday night.
Owner of Furniture Stores in Vacaville, Gilroy & San Jose Charged With Stealing Thousands From Customers

Owner of Furniture Stores in Vacaville, Gilroy & San Jose Charged With Stealing Thousands From Customers

The defendant operated American Furniture in Gilroy from August 2012 to May 2013 and Galaxy Furniture in San Jose from May 2013 to January.
New California Law Aims to Provide Extra Safety for Kids Biking to School

New California Law Aims to Provide Extra Safety for Kids Biking to School

CHP wants to make sure motorists know about a new law surrounding bicycle safety.
Woman Who Drowned In Ocean Near Watsonville Identified

Woman Who Drowned In Ocean Near Watsonville Identified

Lifeguards were not assigned to begin a shift on the beach Monday until 11 a.m.
Santa Cruz Police Seek 'El Mustachio' Suspect For Costco Thefts

Santa Cruz Police Seek 'El Mustachio' Suspect For Costco Thefts

And the reward to the person who helps turn in the man of many disguises -- a commemorative glass with a painted mustache on it!
JUST IN: PG&E Hit With Additional $1.4 Billion in Penalties For San Bruno Fire

JUST IN: PG&E Hit With Additional $1.4 Billion in Penalties For San Bruno Fire

The new fines and penalties bring the total amount PG&E has been ordered to pay to more than $2 billion.
2 Separate Busts Made Of Suspects Selling Stolen Goods on Craigslist

2 Separate Busts Made Of Suspects Selling Stolen Goods on Craigslist

A Santa Cruz man and a Felton man were arrested allegedly trying to sell stolen tires and a mountain bike.
Man Caught Trying To Break Into Watsonville Police Chief's Car

Man Caught Trying To Break Into Watsonville Police Chief's Car

Then brawls in the street with another officer ... Friday afternoon in Watsonville.
Help Santa Cruz Police Identify This Armed Robbery Suspect

Help Santa Cruz Police Identify This Armed Robbery Suspect

The surveillance photos are from the 7-Eleven store on Mission Street.
Suspected Drug Smugglers Arrested In Pescadero Now Facing Federal Charges

Suspected Drug Smugglers Arrested In Pescadero Now Facing Federal Charges

Arrested for allegedly smuggling pot on boats from Mexico, one group in a U-Haul led cops on a 100 mph chase ending in Santa Cruz County.
New Scam Victimizes Elderly Homeowners

New Scam Victimizes Elderly Homeowners

Here's how two people were victimized and what you can do to avoid trouble.
Lowe's To Pay $1.6 Million In Settlement for Mislabeled Building Materials

Lowe's To Pay $1.6 Million In Settlement for Mislabeled Building Materials

The product dimensions were inaccurately advertised in California.
Former Payroll Specialist Admits Embezzling Almost $800,000

Former Payroll Specialist Admits Embezzling Almost $800,000

Lisa McMahon stole the money from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in Moss Landing.
Santa Cruz Co. Deputies Use Rubber Bullets To Subdue Man

Santa Cruz Co. Deputies Use Rubber Bullets To Subdue Man

The man from Watsonville was holding a knife to his throat and threatening to kill himself.
Hip-Hop's 'Young Jeezy' & 5 Others Arrested In Firearms Probe After Deadly Concert Shooting Of Orinda Man In Mountain View

Hip-Hop's 'Young Jeezy' & 5 Others Arrested In Firearms Probe After Deadly Concert Shooting Of Orinda Man In Mountain View

Jay “Young Jeezy” Jenkins is touring with Wiz Khalifa, and was arrested with the others in Irvine at the Verizon Amphitheatre.
Man, Woman Nabbed After Armed Robbery, Followed By Vehicle, Foot Pursuit on Saturday

Man, Woman Nabbed After Armed Robbery, Followed By Vehicle, Foot Pursuit on Saturday

The Santa Cruz Co. Gang Task Force and Watsonville PD kept up with the pair until their arrests on several charges.