Woman Convicted of Leaving Baby To Drown in Bathtub, Hiding Body Sentenced to 9 Years

A woman convicted of leaving her newborn baby to drown in a bathtub and hiding its body beneath her Seaside home for two years was sentenced to nine years in prison today in Monterey County Superior Court in Salinas.

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Monterey County District Attorney appoints assistants

Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo has appointed Jeannine Pacioni and Rolando Mazariegos as assistant district attorneys, according to a release Tuesday.

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Monterey County DA Dean Flippo announces he will not run for re-election

Dean Flippo, the longest serving district attorney in Monterey County history, announced Friday he will not run for re-election in June.

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Two men arrested for alleged human trafficking after rescue of 14-year-old girl in Salinas.

What Salinas Police thought was a disturbance on Super Bowl Sunday on Kern Street turned out to be a dramatic rescue of a 14-year-old girl by her family from the clutches of two men officials say trafficked at least eight girls between the ages of 14 and 18.

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Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo will retire this year; Assistant DA Jeannine Pacioni to run

After nearly 30 years as the top prosecutor in Monterey County, District Attorney Dean Flippo announced Friday, Feb. 16 that he will not seek re-election for an upcoming eighth term in 2018.

Assistant District Attorney Jeannine Pacioni says she plans to run for the open seat this year

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