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(UPDATE) January 28, 2016: Both BASE Jumpers in Big Sur Incident Identified

(Updated at 06:13) – The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has now identified both individuals who are presumed dead after a BASE jumping incident in Big Sur. On Sunday, Mary Katherine Connell jumped off Bixby Bridge and landed safely below, before being swept away by large waves. Footage captured from a helmet camera shows a second male BASE jumper, Rami Kajala, parachuting off the bridge to rescue Connell. Search efforts for Connell and Kajala have been suspended. The investigation is ongoing.

(Posted January 26 at 06:38) - The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has identified one of the two people who died after BASE jumping off Bixby Bridge near Big Sur over the weekend. Officials say Ventura resident Mary Katherine Connell jumped off the bridge and landed at the mouth of Bixby Creek, before being swept away by large waves. Footage captured from a helmet camera shows a second male BASE jumper parachuting off the bridge to rescue Connell. He is still missing and is presumed dead. The investigation is ongoing. (S.G.)

(Posted January 24 at 18:18) BIG SUR - The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed one of the two people who BASE jumped from the Bixby Bridge is dead. At this time, the fate of the second jumper is unknown. The Sheriff’s Office is planning to release more information, including possible video footage of the incident, at a press conference Monday. (P.M.D.)

 

 

 

 

January 27, 2016: Police Encourage People To Inform Children Of Dangerous Of Talking To Strangers

(17:43) Monterey - The Monterey police department is encouraging parents to inform the children about the dangers of talking to strangers.  Last Sunday, a 13 year old girl ran into a business after reportedly engaging in an inappropriate conversation with Minh Lee a 42 year old man in the 7-Eleven parking on North Fremont.  Yesterday (Tuesday) Minh lee was arrested by police and charged with unlawful communication with a minor.  Police are encouraging parents to speak to their kids about the dangerous of these types of situations. (C.G.)

January 27, 2016: Man Sentence To Fifteen Years For Stabbing Elderly Woman

(17:22) Santa Cruz - A Santa Cruz man has been sentenced to a mandatory fifteen years for stabbing an elderly woman.  Scott White a 29 year old Santa Cruz resident stabbed Helen Morrow a 78 year old women in the head while he had been at her home playing videogames with her grandchildren.  The incident occurred on April 13th of 2015, Morrow was taken to the hospital but died of her injuries the next day.  White has since been sentenced to fifteen years to life for murder plus one year for the use of a knife in the incident. (C.G.)

January 27, 2016: Fishhook Construction

(17:00) Santa Cruz - A construction project resumed this week for widening the shoulders on Highway 1 and Highway 17 along the fishhook in Santa Cruz.  Drivers can expect delays of up to 20 minutes according to Caltrans.  The construction through the week will include tree removal, excavation work, nigh time work on the barriers and bridge columns as well as underground electrical work.  When the project is completed this coming spring the northbound Highway 1 will be expanded to two lanes from the fishhook.  The project budget is 1.2 million dollars. (C.G.)

January 27, 2016: San Benito Homicide Investigation

(04:40) San Benito - The San Benito County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide.  The incident occurred 3200 block of San Juan Grade Road.  According to the San Benito County Sheriff's Office, a deputy located a male body over the embankment. Investigators do not know how long the body has been there. The Department of Justice has since been dispatched to the scene to gather evidence.  Stay tuned to KSCO for updates. (C.G.)