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Music, Wolf-Howls At Memorial For Slain 8-Year-Old Santa Cruz Girl

A memorial for a slain 8-year-old girl in Northern California was marked by music, laughter and a video appearance from Madyson Middleton herself.


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Mom Of Santa Cruz Girl Found Dead In Recycling Bin Says She Doesn’t Fault Suspect’s Mother

The mother of a slain 8-year-old California girl says she doesn’t fault the mom of the 15-year-old neighbor boy accused of the killing.


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Police Confirm Body Of Girl Found In Bin Is Madyson Middleton

Police confirmed Tuesday the body of a girl found in a trash bin Monday night is that of missing 8-year-old girl Madyson Middleton.


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CHP: Missing Santa Cruz Girl May Be In Danger

A search is underway for a missing girl who was last seen in Santa Cruz over the weekend and is believed to be in danger.


Capitol Hill police officers and other officials lift a gyrocopter that landed on the US Capitol South Lawn, on to a trailer, April 15, 2015, in Washington, DC. A man identified as Doug Hughes, 61, flying a gyrocopter, illegally landed his aircraft on the west lawn of the US Capitol Wednesday, triggering street closures around the building and prompting a police investigation. Hughes is described as a mailman, and a logo appearing to be that of the US Postal Service was visible on the tail fin of the aircraft. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Northern California Native Piloted Gyrocopter That Landed On The U.S. Capitol Lawn

A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is “a patriot” who first came up with the idea about a year ago, a friend said.


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Man Rescued After Falling Down 200-Foot Seaside Cliff North Of Santa Cruz

Authorities say they rescued a man who fell 200 feet down a seaside cliff in Central California, sustaining injuries.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.