Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Maria’

Page 1 of 2912345...101520...Last »

Santa Maria man kills himself in jail

Jail bars

A 38-year-old Santa Maria man allegedly killed himself Sunday, just 53 days before he was slated to be released from the Santa Barbara County Jail, according to county officials. Shortly after 4:30 p.m., correctional deputies found Hector Higareda unresponsive inside his... (Continue reading)

Teen on trial for killing her baby claims pregnancy denial


A 15-year-old Santa Maria girl did not murder her newborn baby; rather the infant died as a result of  the teen’s pregnancy denial, a defense attorney is arguing. [KSBY] The teen’s murder trial began this week in Santa Maria juvenile... (Continue reading)

Burglar cuts hole in Santa Maria bank wall, steals cash


A burglar broke into a business adjacent to a Santa Maria bank early Monday morning. He then cut a hole in the adjoining wall, entered the bank, took money and escaped. At approximately 5:15 a.m., surveillance footage captured the burglar... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man stabbed to death in Santa Maria

Anthony Arguijo

A 42-year-old Nipomo man was stabbed to death in Santa Maria Sunday evening. The killing marks the 10th homicide in the city this year. Around 8:41 p.m., Santa Maria police received a call about a stabbing in the 500 block... (Continue reading)

Homeless woman stabbed in Santa Maria


A homeless was stabbed early Monday while she was camping in a trashcan enclosure behind two businesses in Santa Maria. Police said the woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries, but she is reportedly recovering from surgery. [KSBY] Santa Maria police and... (Continue reading)

Man killed in fall from Santa Maria Mall parking garage


A body was discovered Saturday afternoon on the road outside the Santa Maria Town Center parking garage. Police investigators have not yet said whether they suspect the cause of the fall to be accidental or criminal. At about 5:15 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Arroyo Grande hit and run

ambulance 4

A 68-year-old Santa Maria man was killed Thursday morning when a intoxicated driver crashed into his car which was parked on the shoulder of Highway 101, according to the CHP. The crash occurred near El Campo Road on the outskirts... (Continue reading)

Teen murdered in Santa Maria

Santa Maria police

An 18-year-old male died Saturday from a fatal stabbing in Santa Maria, the city’s eighth murder in 2016, police said. Shortly before 5 p.m., police responded to the 900 block of West McElhaney Avenue and discovered Luis Alberto Castaneira suffering from... (Continue reading)

Central Coast cities rank among least safe in California


Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach rank among the 30 least safe cities in California, according to a report released by a research and analysis website. The rankings are based on a variety of FBI crime metrics, and... (Continue reading)

Officials confirm first Zika virus case in Santa Barbara County


Health officials have confirmed a Santa Barbara County resident tested positive for the Zika virus. The person who tested positive is a pregnant woman who contracted the virus during travel to Central America, according to the county public health department.... (Continue reading)

Page 1 of 2912345...101520...Last »