-

Show Talk

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Local News

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

KSCO Live Show: 831-479-1080 KSCO Office: 831-475-1080

Important! For Dead Doctors Don't Lie Use: 888-379-2552

Flooding, Road Closures As Heavy Rains Fall On Saturated Ground

After years of praying for rain, Santa Cruz County has had more than its fill. Looking for something to bet on now that the Super Bowl is in the past? Try betting on whether 17 will stay open!

Take A Look At Some Local Flooding

Local News

(10:40) Santa Cruz - Jurors in Santa Cruz County Superior Court found a man guilty of shooting and killing another man.  31 year-old Damian Baxter was convicted yesterday for shooting and killing 33 year-old Jesus Rocha at an apartment complex on Palm Avenue in 2015.   Baxter is scheduled to be sentenced on July 26, and faces up to 11 years in prison.  

(10:15) Santa Cruz County - Capitola police have identified two of the four women accused of stealing lingerie from Victoria’s Secret in Capitola Mall on Monday.  20 year-old Jaelonda Burns, of Oakland, and 18 year-old Antonique Watkins, of Union City, and two 17 year-old girls were arrested on burglary charges.    Burns, who led police officers on a high speed chase through Santa Cruz County, was also charged with felony evading.  Burns and Watkins were released from custody yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon.

 

(09:45) Santa Cruz - The city of Santa Cruz's 2nd annual State of the City meeting was held last night.   City leaders discussed several key issues including homelessness, housing, the city's budget deficit and aging infrastructure.   City leaders will be hosting small neighborhood meetings as well increasing their presence on social media in a effort to connect with the public and receive input on community issues.  

 

(08:45) Salinas - A new all-inclusive playground is scheduled to open a year from now in Salinas.    Tatum’s Treehouse is being designed to allow every child use of the equipment regardless of any physical impairments or the need to use a wheelchair or walker.   The first all-inclusive playground, Tatum’s Garden, opened in 2013 on North Main street in Salinas.  The success of the park inspired a second park to be built inside Toro County Park of Highway 68.   Tatum’s Garden Foundation is currently in the planning stages with the county. 

 

(07:55) - Authorities released new information regarding the Santa Cruz doctor and the 2 nurses involved in a child sex abuse case.  Detectives reported that Rashel Brandon, of Watsonville, and Emily Stephens, of Pima Arizona, are accused of abusing their own children.    A total of 7 children have been placed into protective custody.  Brandon and Neurosurgeon James Kohut, who is also accused of child sex crimes, are scheduled to be in court on Friday.  

The  Santa  Cruz  County  Coroner  is  working   to determine  the  cause  of  death  for  a  man,   whose  body  was  discovered  Monday  by  hikers.      It  was  found  in  the  Aptos  Creek  Area  of   Aptos,  between  Highway  1  and   Spreckles   Drive.

A  man  who  was  shot  and  killed  in  Salinas  earlier  this  month  has  been  identified.     23 year-old  Gabriel  Hernandez  Rangel,  who  did  not  have  any  history  of  being  involved  with  gangs…was  shot  while  on  the  100  block  of  Paloma  Avenue.       That  may  12th  shooting,  took  place  late  on  the  night  of  May 13th,    and  is  being  investigated  as  gang-related.

A  30  year-old  woman  suffered  minor  injuries when she was hit  by  a car  in Watsonville tonight.    The incident occurred  on the 1900  block  of  Main Street in Watsonville, near  the  C-V-S  store.

KSCO Newsletter

Your Email:

We do not share your email with third parties.