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Community safety event to be held at Monterey County Fair in October

CIG Insurance is hosting a Community Safety Event at the Monterey County Fair.

UPDATE: Man gunned down in Salinas Saturday night ID'd

UPDATE 10/26/15 10:47 a.m.: Salinas Police have identified the man gunned down Saturday night as 29-year-old Abelino Martinez Jr. 

Friday Night Blitz Part 1 Sept 25 2015

Friday Night Blitz Scores 10.2.15

Palma: 35 vs Christopher: 14


Monterey County prosecutors cracking down on DUI drivers

The Monterey County District Attorney’s Office said there’s more than 2,000 DUI cases in the county every year. Many involve serious injuries or even deaths. For those families who’ve lost loved ones, it’s a pain they say is 100 percent preventable.

Salinas man detained after shooting threat toward Hartnell College

Communication changes after Hartnell College threat

Last week, a potential shooting at Hartnell College was prevented by Monterey County Sheriff’s Deputies. 56-year-old Hartnell College Student Cary Palmer was detained after investigators found an arsenal of weapons during a welfare check at his home. Deputies say he left a message with a family member, threatening to…

South County Gang Awareness Forum educates parents, community

Stopping kids from joining gangs

Youth violence is taking the spotlight in South Monterey County, as parents get a lesson in gangs and the warning signs. Local law enforcement agencies hope arming parents with the right information, could prevent their children from going down the wrong path.

Public safety discussion surrounding gangs in Soledad

Gang crime and public safety discussion in Soledad

Local and state leaders met with South Monterey County residents at Soledad High School Friday to discuss local concerns over gang crime and public safety.

Amnesty program for unpaid traffic tickets in effect

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Traffic ticket amnesty program begins in California

Effective Thursday, a new amnesty program in California is helping residents who can’t afford to pay spiraling traffic tickets and court fees.

One man dead after Thursday night shooting in Salinas

One man is dead after a shooting incident in Salinas on Thursday night, which marks the 28th homicide this year.

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