Nonprofit Launching Program That Gives Homeless Shelter For Help Cleaning StreetsA Silicon Valley nonprofit organization plans to offer homeless people vouchers for clothing, shelter, food and transportation in exchange for cleaning up Santa Cruz streets.
Judge Sets Bail At $6.45 Million For Surgeon Charged With Child RapeA judge has set bail at $6.45 million for a Northern California brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children.
Blind Dog Rescued After Being Missing For More Than A WeekA blind dog that was lost in the thick woods and steep terrain of the Santa Cruz mountains was missing for more than a week before someone found her.
9 Arrested After Raid Targeting Violent MS-13 Gang In NorCalNine men believed to be affiliated with violent gang activity have been arrested in connection to a series of raids by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Santa Cruz Police Department.
1 Worker Killed, 1 Injured In Accident Near Santa Cruz Mountains LandslideOne member of a road crew was killed and another injured when a dump truck ran over them while working to clear a massive mudslide in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
2 Bald Eagle Chicks Hatch On Santa Cruz Island Two bald eagle chicks have hatched in a nest high in a tree in California's Channel Islands National Park.
Music, Wolf-Howls At Memorial For Slain 8-Year-Old Santa Cruz GirlA memorial for a slain 8-year-old girl in Northern California was marked by music, laughter and a video appearance from Madyson Middleton herself.
Mom Of Santa Cruz Girl Found Dead In Recycling Bin Says She Doesn't Fault Suspect's MotherThe 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.
Police Confirm Body Of Girl Found In Bin Is Madyson MiddletonPolice confirmed Tuesday the body of a girl found in a trash bin Monday night is that of missing 8-year-old girl Madyson Middleton.
CHP: Missing Santa Cruz Girl May Be In DangerA search is underway for a missing girl who was last seen in Santa Cruz over the weekend and is believed to be in danger.
Northern California Native Piloted Gyrocopter That Landed On The U.S. Capitol LawnA 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.