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Murder conviction in 2012 shooting near Alisal High

Prosecutors say Jamie Murillo has been convicted of murder for the death of a 21-year-old man in March 2013 in Salinas.


Thousands of Christmas ornaments stolen from Aptos store

A major theft at a home decor store in Aptos has many people thinking about the Grinch who stole Christmas.


Salinas store clerk fires shots at armed robbers

A Salinas store clerk fired shots at two men who attempted to rob his store Wednesday night.

Estevan Gonzales

Salinas Police: Man arrested at Dubber's Bar with gun

Salinas police arrested a 24-year-old man at a bar Wednesday night with a loaded firearm.


Construction worker killed by suspected DUI driver

A construction worker was killed early Thursday morning after California Highway Patrol says he was hit by a suspected DUI driver.

Roberto Murillo

Police: "Prolific" meth dealer arrested in Santa Cruz

A Santa Cruz man authorities describe as being a prolific meth dealer has been arrested again after investigation into alleged drug activity.


Prosthetic limbs recovered after car theft in Capitola

A pair of expensive, custom-made prosthetic arms stolen earlier this month in Capitola have been returned.


Scotts Valley police warn of daytime residential burglary

Scotts Valley police say an unknown suspect or suspects forcibly entered a residence on Meadow Way sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday.

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