Daily Briefs

Breaking news on Kristin Smart expected soon

The mother of Kristin Smart, the former Cal Poly student whose disappearance in 1996 remains unsolved, said authorities plan to announce a development in the case that could bring closure to the her family, according to the Stockton Record. Denise... (Continue reading)

Two injured in hit-and-run at Cal Poly

By CCT STAFF Two people were injured in an alleged hit-and-run on the Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo on Saturday night. Shortly before 7 p.m., callers reported a vehicle had crashed into two people  in front of the... (Continue reading)

Man killed in crash in rural Arroyo Grande

By CCT STAFF A 31-year-old man was killed Saturday evening in a single vehicle crash in rural Arroyo Grande. Shortly after 10 p.m., a jeep was involved in a rollover crash on the 9800 block of Huasna Road. One person... (Continue reading)

Two Paso Robles High School students accused of battery

By CCT STAFF After a video of an altercation went viral, Paso Robles High School officials and a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy opened an investigation into two students for battery. [KSBY] Last week, a high school student was... (Continue reading)

High-speed chase ends in arrests in Paso Robles

By CCT STAFF Officers arrested two men who led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase that started in Monterey county and ended in Paso Robles on Friday, for allegedly transporting drugs for sale with a sawed-off shotgun in... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria couple’s death determined to be murder-suicide

By CCT STAFF A husband and wife were found dead inside a Santa Maria home Thursday afternoon in what police say appears to be a murder-suicide. [KSBY] Santa Maria police officers found the bodies of the man and woman inside... (Continue reading)

Deputy foils SLO County Jail inmate’s escape

By CCT STAFF A woman who previously witnessed a local murder allegedly attempted to escape San Luis Obispo County Jail custody last week by climbing through the ceiling of a local hospital bathroom. On Jan. 9, inmate Ashley Marie Moss... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay police suspect couple of a scam, arrest for drugs

By CCT STAFF Morro Bay police arrested a man and woman Wednesday morning, who were initially suspected of running a gift card scam in a shopping center parking lot, but were eventually arrested on drug-related charges. Nonetheless, following the incident,... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman charged with attempted murder

By CCT STAFF Paso Robles police officers arrested a 24-year-old woman on Wednesday for the attempted murder of a 16-year-old boy. On Tuesday, Michaela Twyman allegedly stabbed the teen in the neck  in a trailer parked in the Woodland Plaza... (Continue reading)

SLO County awards 7 percent pay increases to union members

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A little more than a year after conducting the first strike in county government history, San Luis Obispo County’s largest labor union reached a deal that will enable its members to receive raises of at least 7... (Continue reading)