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It's Not Just Fergusonnew

There were six officer-involved shootings in Monterey County, Calif. in 2014.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Mary Duan and Nic Coury  |  11-25-2014  |  Crime & Justice

Thinking Inside the Boxnew

Linda Jacobs died alone in her apartment in Monterey. Except she wasn't really alone, not in the strictest sense of the word. Nine months later, police still haven't identified the decades-old corpse she kept in a box in her kitchen.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Mary Duan  |  11-06-2014  |  Features

In the Hoodnew

USAF Capt. Nicolas Aquino was in his own house, minding his own business when deputies showed up on a report of a suspicious Hispanic in a hoodie lurking around a Carmel house. Turns out Aquino was the suspicious Hispanic, and what happened next means he could lose his freedom and his career.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Mary Duan  |  04-16-2014  |  Civil Liberties

A Higher Ordernew

Monterey County Weekly is seeking full disclosure of documents in the case of Edward Fitz-Henry, a Catholic priest accused – but never convicted – of child molestation.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Mary Duan and Sara Rubin  |  09-12-2013  |  Features

NPS Security Confused About the First Amendment

Monterey County Weekly photographer Nic Coury was detained twice and threatened with arrest while standing on a public street and taking pictures of the exterior of the Naval Postgraduate School.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Mary Duan  |  04-13-2013  |  Civil Liberties

Gilbert's Kidsnew

Gilbert Olivares, a popular counselor at Salinas High School, faces dozens of sex-related charges, including manufacturing child pornography and molestation. The case is built on an astounding number of what-ifs.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Sara Rubin, Nic Coury and Mary Duan  |  05-25-2012  |  Crime & Justice

The News on Newsnew

Local CBS affiliate KION-TV set out to do a hit piece questioning the appropriateness of the Weekly's student guide. And then they ran a picture of a toddler dressed as a hooker.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Mary Duan  |  09-22-2011  |  Media

A Study in Resolvenew

Michelle Magdalena’s journey to tsunami-ravaged Japan led her to believe she is viewing a most patriotic time in the world’s history.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Kera Abraham and Mary Duan  |  08-08-2011  |  Features

Wine & Cattle Ranching Industries Coming Up Drynew

Consider what the lack of rainfall throughout the previous year has wrought on Monterey County's multimillion dollar wine grape growing and cattle ranching industries -- a big financial hit, the size of which won't be known until next year.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Mary Duan  |  10-26-2007  |  Food+Drink

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