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Friday Night Blitz scores: Oct. 31, 2014

Friday Night Blitz is here! We'll bring you the highlights on our 10 and 11 p.m. newscasts each Friday. And don't forget to vote in our Spotlight Game of the Week contest.

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Flooding reported on roadways in Monterey, San Benito counties

Friday afternoon's heavy rains are causing flooding on some Central Coast roadways.

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Salinas business owner killed in suspected robbery Friday morning

A Salinas business owner was found shot to death inside his car Friday morning in an incident that deputies believe is connected to a spate of robberies.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium celebrates Shark Days this weekend

The Monterey Bay Aquarium presents "Shark Days" this weekend, Nov. 1-2.

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Highway 68 closed in both directions at Skyline Drive

Both directions of Highway 68 at Skyline Drive were closed just after 4 p.m. Friday after a car reportedly crashed into a tree.

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Triple fine zone in effect for Halloween in downtown Santa Cruz

Triple fines will be in effect for much of downtown Santa Cruz this Halloween weekend.

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Marijuana growing operation busted in Gilroy

Gilroy police said they discovered an illegal marijuana growing operation on the 8500 block of Monterey Street this week.

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Appeal denied for man accused of killing pregnant store clerk in Ben Lomond

A state appeals court has denied the appeal of a San Lorenzo Valley man convicted of killing a pregnant store clerk in 2006.

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Prosthetic arms returned to victim with apology from alleged suspect

A suspect who still hasn't come forward is asking for forgiveness.

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Three suspected gang members arrested in Salinas

Three alleged gang members were arrested in Salinas Thursday afternoon on suspicion of various charges.

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Salinas business owner killed in suspected robbery Friday morning

A Salinas business owner was found shot to death inside his car Friday morning in an…

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Monterey Bay Aquarium celebrates Shark Days this weekend

The Monterey Bay Aquarium presents "Shark Days" this weekend, Nov. 1-2.

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Highway 68 closed in both directions at Skyline Drive

Both directions of Highway 68 at Skyline Drive were closed just after 4 p.m. Friday…

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Triple fine zone for Halloween

Triple fine zone in effect for Halloween in downtown Santa Cruz

Triple fines will be in effect for much of downtown Santa Cruz this Halloween…

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Appeal denied for man accused of killing pregnant store clerk in Ben Lomond

A state appeals court has denied the appeal of a San Lorenzo Valley man convicted of…

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Prosthetic arms returned to victim with apology from alleged suspect

A suspect who still hasn't come forward is asking for forgiveness.

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3 California counties voting on fracking bans

Voters in three coastal California counties vote Tuesday on measures that would…

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Dear Jon update: Weather service says EL Nino slow to develop

We need water, that's an understatement. Several dry years in row and you’d think we…

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Hollister woman gets 9 months in federal prison for stealing from employer

A Hollister woman is facing nine months in federal prison for wire fraud.

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Marijuana growing operation busted in Gilroy

Gilroy police said they discovered an illegal marijuana growing operation on the…

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Dear Jon update: Weather service says EL Nino slow to develop

We need water, that's an understatement. Several dry years in row and you’d think we…

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Prunedale man killed in early Wednesday morning crash

A 67-year-old man died early Wednesday after his car rolled over off Highway  101…

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Prison donates confiscated cellphones to San Jose-based domestic violence advocacy group

A California state prison has donated more than 200 contraband cell phones to the…

House flip to benefit Boys and Girls Club of Scotts Valley

Flipping houses and flipping a legacy for charity in Santa Cruz County

A man's dying wish to have the proceeds of his home go to benefit at-risk youth may…

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