Sheriff: Inmates Escaped Through Hole Cut In Ceiling At Monterey County JailThe two inmates who escaped a Northern California jail Sunday cut a hole in the ceiling of their building, the Monterey County Sheriff's Office said.
Murder Suspects Escape Monterey County JailTwo murder suspects escaped from a Monterey jail early Sunday.
California Court Cites DNA, Overturns Murder Conviction For Man Who Spent Last 33 Years In PrisonA man who has spent 33 years in prison may be freed after a California appeals court overturned his murder conviction based on new DNA testing.
A Complaint Of Children Selling Candy Leads To Arrest Of Woman For Child AbductionMonterey County deputies say Michelle Lynn Dorsey appeared to have taken five children from Sacramento.
This Northern California County Just Slashed Its Pot TaxesA Northern California county slashed its marijuana tax rate, yielding to growers' complaints and over the objections of local law enforcement.
California Teacher Accidentally Fires Gun, Injures Student During Safety LessonA 17-year-old student was injured by a bullet fragment or by debris that fell off the ceiling.
With Pot Soon To Be Legal, Are Magic Mushrooms The Next Frontier?Now that pot will soon be legal in California, a Monterey County mayoral candidate is looking beyond marijuana to mushrooms.
Good Samaritan Credited With Finding Boy Abducted From SoledadPolice in San Jose, California say a good Samaritan pulled a car seat from the back of a car after spotting a missing baby with a man who appeared to be under the influence of drugs.
CHP: Boy Taken Out Of Monterey County Found SafeAn Amber Alert was issued in a Central Coast county after a boy was taken early Monday morning. 
Woman Falls Down Big Sur Cliff, Drowns In OceanOfficials say a 20-year-old woman died after sliding down a seaside cliff and falling into the ocean while hiking in Big Sur.
Monterey County Deputies Find Boat Containing $18 Million Worth Of MarijuanaAuthorities say deputies arrested four men after finding a boat containing approximately $18 million worth of marijuana in Los Padres National Forest.