Photos show how two murder suspects escaped Monterey County Jail
Santos Fonseca and Jonathan Salazar, both 19, made their escape on Sunday from the Monterey County Jail. The pair were awaiting trial for separate murder charges when officials say they dug a hole through a jail bathroom ceiling.
Flooding closes Highway 101 in Monterey County
The National Weather Service has issued several flood advisories for parts of Monterey County as Highway 101 is closed due to high water. According to the Monterey County Sheriff's Office, the California Highway Patrol has closed Highway 101 in both direction near Chualar for flooding. Old Stage Road has also been closed. A detour has been created on Chualar Main Street to River Road.
Monterey County students take top honors in international science competition
MONTEREY >> Three Monterey County students earned top honors during a recent international science fair held in Los Angeles.The students, two from York School and one from Monterey High School, had previously earned the top three honors a
Monterey County prosecutors will not charge former Soledad top educator
SOLEDAD >> After reviewing thousands of documents, the Monterey County District Attorney has decided not press charges against former Soledad Union School District Superintendent Rupi Boyd.“Although there was evidence of mismanagem
Pike County murders: What’s really going on?
But nearly a year after the mass killings of eight family members in Pike County, no one has been arrested for the murders.
10 awesome things to do in Monterey County this weekend (Dec. 13-15)
1. Christmas on the Wharf—Old Fisherman’s Wharf, Friday-Sunday
Tacos 101: The best tacos off Highway 101 in Monterey County.
Let’s talk tacos. Not the ones with hard yellow tortilla “shells” and “Mexican” five-cheese blend (which fun fact: it doesn’t have any kind of Mexican cheese in it—thanks, Kraft). Let’s
10 awesome things to do in Monterey County this week (Oct. 3-10)
1. RAQIA—Friday. East Village Coffee Lounge, Monterey
Highway 101 in Monterey County reopens after massive flooding
Homes were flooded and Highway 101 was closed for several hours after heavy rainfall caused flooding in the town of Chualar, Wednesday evening The California Highway Patrol closed Highway 101 in both directions around 3 p.m. as floodwaters made it dangerous to drive on. Southbound Highway 101 was reopened shortly before 8 p.m., and northbound Highway 101 reopened just after midnight with CHP and plow escorts.…
Guest commentary: South Monterey County courthouse must have priority
Just last month, California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye made access to justice, including physical access to our courts, a cornerstone of her state of the judiciary speech deliv…
Monterey County restaurants to be included in new Michelin Guide California
MONTEREY – Michelin’s first regional U.S. Guide will cover California and include restaurants in Monterey County, further expanding the regions draw as an international and luxury travel destinatio…
Judge to decide merits of attempted murder case against ‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ son
An Orange County Superior Court judge was expected to decide Tuesday whether to dismiss an attempted murder case against a son of a former “Real Housewives of Orange County” cast member…
Poll: Best Monterey County high school football team in the past 20 years?
You can make an argument for several teams up until Oct. 31.
UPDATE: Defense questions lead detective in Floyd County murder trial
NEW ALBANY — Witness testimony for the defense in a Floyd County murder trial is expected to wrap up today, with closing statements expected as early as Wednesday morning.
Woman sentenced to 20 years in Logan murder case
RUSSELLVILLE — A Logan County woman who admitted to her involvement in a home invasion that resulted in the death of another woman in her Russellville apartment was sentenced Thursday
Weeks before her death, Bucks County murder victim went from ‘happy' to meek, tired, scared,...
The last time that Ronald Smith laid eyes on his daughter, in the predawn hours of Feb. 1, after a desperate ride north from his home in Maryland, through a barely cracked front door in a basement apartment, she seemed like an entirely different person from the one he knew.
Five Bucks County murder victims were strangled, asphyxiated inside cramped apartment, coroner rules
Four of the five family members found dead inside a cramped Morrisville apartment last month in an apparent murder-suicide were asphyxiated, and a fifth victim was strangled, the Bucks County Coroner's office said Friday.
What's next in the Sarah Stern murder case?
Prosecutors said they will present their case against two men accused in Sarah Stern's death to a grand jury next month.
Adam Braseel case: Judge to decide whether Grundy County man wrongly convicted for murder
Adam Braseel steps before a judge Wednesday for what might be his last chance to argue he's serving life for another man's crime.
True crime show investigates 20-year-old midshipman murder case
A former Air Force Academy cadet and a former Naval Academy midshipman were convicted of the death of Adrianne Jones, and on Monday, the Investigation Discovery channel explored the love-triangle murder.