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June 14, 2024

Soledad state prison’s South Facility to close by July 2022

SOLEDAD — The South Facility at Correctional Training Facility (CTF) in Soledad will close by July 2022 due to a decrease in the minimum-security inmate population, announced California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on Tuesday. The Level I general population unit, also known as Facility...

Mass shooting leaves 4 dead, 7 injured Sunday night in King City

King City Police Department press conference
KING CITY — Four residents were killed and seven others injured following a shooting Sunday night outside a home on Second Street in King City, and now a $20,000 reward is being offered to help capture the suspects involved. The four killed have been identified...

Police arrest gang member associate for loaded firearm possession

On May 31, at about 8:58 p.m., officers from the King City Police Department were dispatched to the 400 block of N. Vanderhurst Ave. regarding an incidence of possible physical domestic violence that involved a Hispanic male adult beating a female on the

Police nab Salinas murder suspect in Soledad

A teenager was arrested last Wednesday at a relative’s home in Soledad for the murder of 43-year-old Jess Gonzales, who was shot and killed March 23 near North Main and Massa streets in Salinas.

King City teenager injured in shooting

A 15-year-old boy is recovering after being shot in the hand Sunday evening while walking home with his friend on Broadway Street, according to King City Police.

Allen Rowe promoted to King City police captain

King City Police Chief Robert Masterson has announced the promotion of Allen Rowe to the position of police captain, effective June 1.

2 children die in mobile home fire in King City

KING CITY — Two young children died in a fire in the early hours of Nov. 7, the City of King announced in a news release Monday.  Members of the King City Volunteer Fire Department received a 12:22 a.m. fire call at the 700 block...

King City babysitter arrested for harming infant

On Sept. 5, officers from the King City Police Department responded to the 500 block of N. Vanderhurst Ave. regarding a 4-month-old girl not breathing. Police said the babysitter was responsible for the infant's injuries.

Prisoner sentenced to life for killing another inmate

On June 7, Brant Q. Daniel, a 43-year-old inmate at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, pled guilty to the charge of murder. Judge Lydia Villarreal accepted the inmate’s plea.

Shooting injures 1 Wednesday night in King City

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KING CITY — One person was injured Wednesday night following a shooting on Amherst Drive in King City. According to the King City Police Department, local officers responded to a call shortly before 8 p.m. on Oct. 7 regarding a gunshot victim in the 1200...

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