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Charleston Shooter Dylan Roof Indicted on Hate Crime Charges

July 22, 2015 1:23 pm

Colombia, SC–Dylan Roof, the 21-year-old suspected of killing nine people at a historic Baptist church in Charleston, is being indicted on 33 counts. A federal grand jury indicted Roof on nine counts of murder. Additionally, Roof faces several federal hate crime charges, which could ultimately lead to the death penalty. Attorney General Lorreta Lynch announced […]

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Santa Cruz Police Find Stash of Drugs and Cash

July 22, 2015 12:32 pm

Vacaville, CA–The Santa Cruz Police Neighborhood Enforcement Team pulled over a vehicle in Scotts Valley on Friday morning.  Upon searching the vehicle police found 2.2 ounces of heroin, 1 ounce of methamphetamine, 4 grams of cocaine, and about $16,000 in cash. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 41-year-old  Gabriel Guzman of Vacaville. After […]

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Pope Hosts World Leaders at Climate Change Conference

July 22, 2015 11:26 am

Vatican City, Italy–Pope Francis invited twelve leaders of the world to discuss climate change, an issue Pope Francis has spoken passionately about in recent public statements. Among the leaders invited to speak was California Governor Jerry Brown. Gov. Brown criticized powerful climate change deniers who deceive the public by “falsifying the scientific record.” Gov. Brown […]

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Barry Bonds Case Dismissed

July 21, 2015 10:09 pm

SAN FRANCISCO — After a nearly decadelong steroids prosecution, Barry Bonds emerged victorious Tuesday when federal prosecutors dropped what was left of their criminal case against the career home runs leader. The government’s pursuit of Bonds ended quietly with a one-paragraph motion by the U.S. Department of Justice announcing Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. […]

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Monterey’s Osio Cinemas Closes Its Doors

July 21, 2015 11:24 am

Monterey-After 15 years of bringing independent, foreign, absurd art-house films to Monterey movie fanatics, the Osio Cinemas on Alvarado screened its final film on Monday evening. Effective immediately, the Osio will be closed for business. The Osio has been a beloved institution, appreciated for its willingness to play independent movies that larger, mainstream theaters seldom […]

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Former King City Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy

July 20, 2015 1:06 pm

King City–Former King City Police Chief Bruce Miller has plead guilty to participating in a scheme in which King City officers illegally stopped and towed vehicles driven mainly by Latinos, and then sold  those impounded vehicles through the tow company of Miller’s brother. The court case was a result of the Monterey County District Attorney’s […]

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Three Shootings in Salinas

July 20, 2015 11:37 am

Salinas, CA- A violent weekend in Salinas, three seperate shootings occured injuring a number of young men ages 12-21. Two of the shootings that  occured this weekend were on Saturday evening about 2 hours apart from each other and the third on Sunday afternoon. Police say the two shootings that took place on Saturday are being […]

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Modesto Man Suspected of Killing Five Females Behind Bars

July 20, 2015 10:57 am

San Jose–A man accused of brutally killing five people, including his daughter, is currently awaiting charges while he is in Santa Clara County Jail. Late last night, San Jose police arrested 30-year-old Martin Martinez in the parking lot of a local mall. He was taken into custody without incident, and quickly booked into County Jail. […]

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Wildfire Sweeps Across So Cal Freeway

July 17, 2015 10:20 pm

HESPERIA, Calif. — A fast-moving wildfire swept across a freeway Friday in a Southern California mountain pass, destroying 20 vehicles and sending motorists running to safety before it burned at least four homes. There were no reports of serious injuries, authorities said. Fanned by hot desert winds, the fire started along Interstate 15 — the […]

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Memorial Held for Eric Garner, Killed By Police One Year Ago Today

July 17, 2015 1:19 pm

Staten Island, NY–With the help of her mother, 15-month-old Legacy Garner opened up a decorative cage letting out a white dove. As the dove flew into the mid-morning sky  a crowd chanted “I can’t breathe.”, the last words of Legacy’s father, Eric Garner. It has been exactly one year ago today since 43-year-old Eric Garner […]

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