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Arrest Made In Road Rage Incident With School Bus

Enraged driver forced bus off a highway then backed into it while the bus was carrying a 3-year-old child.

06/26/2014

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Boogie Boarder Dies From Injuries Off Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz authorities say a boogie boarder has died after powerful waves sent him crashing into rocks.

01/26/2014

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Mystery Over Teddy Bear With Purple Heart At Memorial For Santa Cruz Officers Solved

The mystery over a Purple Heart medal found pinned to a teddy bear as an anonymous tribute to two Santa Cruz officers who were killed in the line of duty has been solved.

03/04/2013

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Santa Cruz Police Shooting Suspect Had On Body Armor

The suspect in the killing of two California police detectives was wearing body armor and had three guns when he died in a shootout with other officers, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.

02/27/2013

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Santa Cruz Teen Arrested In Possession Of Women’s Underwear

A 16-year-old boy is under arrest on suspicion of burglary after police say they found him with underwear that belonged to at least two women.

01/02/2013

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Blue Whales Spotted In Droves Near Santa Cruz, Monterey

Blue whales, the world’s largest animal, are being seen in droves off the Northern California coast.

07/05/2012

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Cuts To Tsunami Program Could Delay West Coast Wave Warnings

The White House is proposing $4.6 million in cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for tsunami programs, including a $1 million cut for the 39 high-tech buoys that transmit confirmation a tsunami is on the way.

03/05/2012

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Starving Calves Getting A Second Chance At Life

Small calves found starving and abused in Santa Cruz are now on the road to recovery.

CBS13–07/12/2011

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Police Say Santa Cruz Man Lived With Dead Woman For A Week

A Santa Cruz County man was found living with the badly decomposed body of a woman after neighbors called to complain of an unusual smell coming from inside the man’s studio apartment, police said Wednesday.

04/28/2011

Max, a three-year-old domestic short hair is seen with an arrow through his ear on Sunday, April 10, 2011 in Santa Cruz. (Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital)

NorCal Cat Found With 12-Inch Arrow Through Head

A Santa Cruz cat found with an arrow sticking through one ear and into its head was recuperating Tuesday after surgery at a veterinary hospital.

04/13/2011

A man on a stand-up surf board waits for a wave created by a Tsunami near Redondo Beach. (credit: CBS)

California Surfers Waited In Water For Tsunami

Some California surfers rode high water from a tsunami caused by the Japanese earthquake, while other beaches were closed.

03/11/2011

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Beaches Closed And Hundreds Evacuated Along Calif. Coast

A few coastal school districts south of San Francisco cancelled classes and officials closed beaches and near-shore highways after a tsunami warning was issued following a strong offshore earthquake near Japan.

03/11/2011

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