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Salinas Man Walks Out of Watsonville Detention Center

WATSONVILLE—Richard Sasse, 28, of Salinas escaped from the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office Medium Jail Facility in Watsonville on Thursday night, and is still on the run. At about 11 p.m.

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Santa Cruz Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Porn

SANTA CRUZ—The Santa Cruz Police Department on an alert from the Silicon Valley Internet Crimes Against Children (SVICAC) arrested Chris Cowell Pappas, 41, of Santa Cruz on suspicion of possessing

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One of Santa Cruz’s Finest earns her Doctorate

SANTA CRUZ—The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department would like to extend their congratulations to one of their own.  Latent print examiner Lauren Zephro can now add the initials of Doctor

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Suspect escapes from Custody in Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ—Santa Cruz County Jail Officials took into custody Craig Michael Souza, 34, of Santa Cruz but he escaped hours later through a door marked for Correction Staff. The Santa

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Three arrested in Drive-by shooting on busy Central Coast Highway

APTOS—Authorities arrested three in drive-by shooting in Aptos that resulted in the death of a Live Oak man.  The incident occurred around 6:08 p.m. on May 30th near the overpass

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Santa Cruz business woman’s murder appears to be a random act, police say

Santa Cruz Police arrested Charles Anthony Edwards III, 43, of San Francisco on charges of first-degree murder with personal enhancements. The incident occurred on around 11:52 a.m. on May 7

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Santa Cruz business woman's murder appears to be a random act, police say

Santa Cruz Police arrested Charles Anthony Edwards III, 43, of San Francisco on charges of first-degree murder with personal enhancements. The incident occurred on around 11:52 a.m. on May 7

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Duo pleads not guilty to stadium attack despite ‘admissions’

LOS ANGELES – The two men accused of assaulting a San Francisco Giants’ fan on opening day at Dodger Stadium pleaded not guilty to all charges on Wednesday morning, The

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Duo pleads not guilty to stadium attack despite 'admissions'

LOS ANGELES – The two men accused of assaulting a San Francisco Giants’ fan on opening day at Dodger Stadium pleaded not guilty to all charges on Wednesday morning, The

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Dodger Stadium beating suspects await arraignment

RIALTO – Two Rialto residents were charged and a third arrested on Thursday with brutally attacking a baseball fan on opening day at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. On Monday,