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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Latest Regional Scam: 'Car Detailers' Preying On Elderly Men

Latest Regional Scam: 'Car Detailers' Preying On Elderly Men

Fraudsters from Salina area reportedly ripped off two victims for $2,500.
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.
Traffic Alert: Fallen Tree Blocking Hwy 17

Traffic Alert: Fallen Tree Blocking Hwy 17

All southbound lanes affected on Friday afternoon, according to CHP.
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.
Man Wanted In Alleged Attack With Stun Gun

Man Wanted In Alleged Attack With Stun Gun

Santa Cruz deputies say John Campos assaulted a female acquaintance and fled the area.
Second Suspect Arrested In Double Murder Near Watsonville

Second Suspect Arrested In Double Murder Near Watsonville

Two men were found shot to death behind a parked car one year ago today -- Aug. 11.
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.
Update: Amber Alert for Baby Girl Canceled

Update: Amber Alert for Baby Girl Canceled

Nayeli Martinez has been missing since Sunday night.
As Wildfires Rage, Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

As Wildfires Rage, Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

Thousands of acres have been burned in the past week.
Chill! Cops to Give Coupons to Kids

Chill! Cops to Give Coupons to Kids

Instead of tickets for bad behavior, kids will receive coupons for good behavior.
Sheriff's Office Asks For Help in Finding At-Risk, Missing Man

Sheriff's Office Asks For Help in Finding At-Risk, Missing Man

The individual is 51 and was reported missing by a family member.
Civil Rights Attorney Asks DOJ To Probe 4 Fatal Shootings By Salinas Police

Civil Rights Attorney Asks DOJ To Probe 4 Fatal Shootings By Salinas Police

“Something is going on in that Police Department that has raised real questions,” said Civil rights attorney John Burris.
Marijuana Grow Raided, 2 Arrested for Cultivation Site That Was Damaging Streambed

Marijuana Grow Raided, 2 Arrested for Cultivation Site That Was Damaging Streambed

The Vicente Creek -- the southernmost salmon stream in California -- was threatened by the cultivation site, authorities said.