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DUI/Drivers Licence Checkpoint to Appear in Gilroy This Weekend

August 14, 2015 2:01 pm

Gilroy–The Gilroy Police Department plans to crackdown on intoxicated and unlicensed drivers this weekend with checkpoints within the city. At these checkpoints, officers will be searching for signs of impaired driving such as swerving through lanes, speeding, and not signaling turns. Meanwhile, other officers will be checking drivers licences and give sobriety tests to those […]

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Right To Die Legal Fight Underway In San Francisco

August 14, 2015 9:55 am

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — With efforts to legalize doctor-assisted suicide stalled in the California Legislature, the contentious issue of providing end of life treatment to the terminally ill is now headed back to the courts. A San Francisco judge on Friday is expected to hear one of the leading legal challenges to California laws forbidding […]

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Number of Whale Sightings On Rise In Monterey Bay

August 14, 2015 9:45 am

Monterey, Ca – It’s a dream come true for photographers and nature lovers on the Monterey Bay and the number of Humpback Whale sightings are on the increase. The most recent encounter was captured by a staff member of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. It’s not yet clear whether the increases sights are due to temperature […]

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San Quentin Inmates Family Demand Answers Following Prison Death

August 14, 2015 9:33 am

SACRAMENTO, Ca — Hugo Pinell, a notorious killer with ties to the 1960s and 1970s black revolutionary movement, survived 45 years as the longest-serving inmate in California’s prison isolation units, partly for his own protection. Just days after he was moved into the general prison population, fellow inmates fatally stabbed him in an exercise yard. […]

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Cause Of Death Released In Madyson Middleton Case

August 13, 2015 10:11 pm

SANTA CRUZ, Ca – An 8-year-old Santa Cruz girl who was allegedly lured into a neighbor’s apartment and killed suffered stab wounds to her neck and was asphyxiated, authorities revealed Thursday. The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department said those were the conclusion of the coroner’s report into the death of Madyson Middleton. Adrian Jerry Gonzalez, […]

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Largest Shark Ever Filmed

August 13, 2015 7:28 am

A newly released video has surfaced showing what may be the largest shark ever filmed. The great white shark, nicknamed “Deep Blue” and featured in Discovery Channel’s Shark Week programming last year, is estimated to be 20 feet long and weighs around 5,000 pounds, according to Mauricio Hoyos Padilla, who shot the footage and is […]

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China Explosions Death Toll Rises to 50

August 13, 2015 7:09 am

Tianjin, China – The massive explosions in China’s northern city of Tianjin are now known to have killed at least 50 people. More than 700 have been injured and hospitals are struggling to cope with the number of casualties. The blasts, at a warehouse storing toxic chemicals, destroyed tower blocks and burned out thousands of […]

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Suspects in Salinas Jewelry Heists in Custody

August 12, 2015 3:46 pm

Salinas– Three people suspected of robbing two Don Roberto’s jewelry stores in Salinas last month are now behind bars. Salinas police were able to obtain evidence leading to the arrests of three suspects with the help of witnesses. 22- year-old Rigoberto Torres of Castroville, 22-year-old Freddy Robledo of Soledad, and 19-year-old Emeli Soto of Salinas […]

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Peak of Perseid Meteor Shower Lights Up Sky Tonight

August 12, 2015 12:32 pm

Earth–The Perseid meteor shower, a light show in space that occurs annually, is expected to be even more breathtaking than usual tonight, according to NASA. The moving meteors create streaks of light across the sky that experts say create the most easily observed meteor display of the year. And even more so tonight, due to […]

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Anonymous Bomb Threats Made Toward Monterey High School

August 12, 2015 11:45 am

Update:  A 15-year-old suspect from Seaside has been arrested in connection this is case. The boy will be booked at Juvenile Hall for making threats (§422 PC) and falsely reporting an explosive (§148.1(c) PC). Based on the preliminary evidence, law enforcement believes the boy was acting alone. It appears the boy was not currently enrolled […]

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