Vintage cars lined the plaza in downtown Monterey for the 13th annual Rods on the Wharf car show. The sunshine outside switched the car show into high gear as car nuts got their fix of both classics and restored hot rods.
California Highway Patrol officers Friday asked for the public's help in finding witnesses to a suspected DUI crash that injured six people in Castroville in October. Three of the victims in the crash, including a 16-year-old girl from Watsonville, remain hospitalized with serious injuries, said Monterey CHP spokesman Jaime Rios.
A major accident that left 6 with serious injuries continues to be investigated by the California Highway Patrol. Almost a month later, 3 persons remain in the hospital from this accident.
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The Salinas man accused of committing a string of robberies on Halloween morning and killing a local business owner pleaded not guilty Tuesday. Anthony Romero, 19, was arrested Friday after authorities say he robbed and killed a Salinas shop owner, robbed a man in Castroville and robbed a teenager waiting for a bus.
Charges are pending against a 19-year-old Salinas man believed to have committed a string of robberies and killing a local business owner Friday. Anthony Romero was arrested Friday by Monterey County Sheriff's deputies after they say he went on a crime spree on Halloween morning.
A 19-year-old man is accused of going on a rampage through Castroville and Salinas while robbing random victims. STORY OUT OF MONTEREY COUNTY THREE ROBBERIES THIS MORNING AND A SHERFF'S COMMANDER SAYS THEY ARE ALL CONNECTED.
Man killed off Reservation Road, suspect detained Deputies connected two shootings and a robbery Friday morning across Monterey County. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1wOfA1y Monterey County sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers block the Creekside Trail Head within Fort Ord National Monument early Friday.
One person is dead and one person is injured after four different incidents that Monterey County Sheriff's deputies are responding to early Friday morning. Deputies believe the incidents may be connected.
SALINAS >> A split Monterey County Planning Commission moved toward eventual approval of the long-planned Ferrini Ranch development on Wednesday, with a narrow majority indicating they could support the proposal under certain conditions. After a lengthy, four-hour hearing, the commission voted 5-4 to direct staff to return on Nov. 12 with a resolution to recommend approval of the project provided they can find a way to address affordable housing and view-related impacts along the scenic Monterey-Salinas Highway.
SALINAS >> Alberto Cortez and Francisco Miranda, two of the six inmates accused of beating a jail deputy in June, were ordered Friday to stand trial on several gang-related and assault charges. During a Friday preliminary hearing before Judge Russell Scott, gang enforcement officer Jesse Pinon testified the inmates attacked deputy Nicholas Menezes because Alberto Cortez, a high-ranking Norteno gang member, ordered them to.
A 22-year-old Castroville man has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for a fatal shooting in 2011. Alberto Cortez, 22, was convicted of first-degree murder, street terrorism and enhancements for use of a firearm and gang involvement.