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  1. Charges in Maddy Middleton DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | NBC San Diego

    Bob Redell reports. The Santa Cruz County District Attorney on Wednesday charged a 15-year-old boy with murder and kidnapping in the death of an 8-year-old girl who vanished while riding her scooter near her apartment on Sunday afternoon.

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  2. Prosecutors charge teen with murder in death of 8-year-oldRead the original story

    11 min ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... weekend into his family's apartment where he attacked and killed her. Gonzalez remains in custody at the Santa Cruz County juvenile detention center, where he has been held since being arrested Monday evening near a recycling bin where the girl's ...

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  3. 15-year-old charged as adult in Santa Cruz girl's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... weekend into his family's apartment where he attacked and killed her. Gonzalez remains in custody at the Santa Cruz County juvenile detention center, where he has been held since being arrested Monday evening near a recycling bin where the girl's ...

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  4. Santa Cruz teen charged as adult in brutal homicide of 8-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> Adrian Jerry “A.J.” Gonzalez, a 15-year-old boy from Santa Cruz, has been charged as an adult for the killing, sexual assault and kidnapping of 8-year-old Madyson Jordan Middleton. Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeff Rosell said the severity of the case, in which Maddy, according to the charging document was tied up, beaten, strangled, raped, killed and dumped in a garage recycling bin, merited a charge in superior court rather than juvenile court.

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  5. Teen to be charged as an adult in Maddy's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Contra Costa Times

    A.J. Gonzalez, a 15-year-old boy from Santa Cruz, has been charged as an adult for the killing, sexual assault and kidnapping of 8-year-old Madyson Jordan Middleton. Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeff Rosell said the severity of the case, in which Maddy, according to the charging document was tied up, beaten, strangled, raped, killed and dumped in a garage recycling bin, merited a charge in superior court rather than juvenile court.

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  6. Teen charged as adult in girl's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Connecticut Post

    Police Chief Kevin Vogel and Santa Cruz County district attorney Jeffrey Rosell arrive for a news conference in Santa Cruz, Calif. on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 to announce that 15-year-old Adrian Jerry Gonzalez will be tried as an adult on kidnapping and murder charges in the death of 8-year-old Madyson Middleton.

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  7. California Prosecutors Charge Teen as Adult in Death of 8-Year-OldRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | KTVN Reno

    Prosecutors have charged a 15-year-old boy as an adult in the murder of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town. Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeffrey Rosell said Wednesday the teen is facing a charge of murder with special circumstances including kidnapping and sex offense.

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  8. Surf alert issued for Marin beaches as fog cools coastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Marin Independent Journal

    That was the word from the National Weather Service on Wednesday as residents headed for the beach amid a heat wave that rivaled Tuesday's 99-degree broiler in San Rafael. The weather service warned those headed to the foggy coast to beat the heat about “hazardous conditions” along south-facing shorelines “including but not limited to Stinson Beach.” A southwesterly swell is “bringing an increased risk of rip currents and large shorebreak along the south facing beaches of Marin and Santa Cruz counties,” a weather service alert said.

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  9. Santa Cruz Prosecutors Charge Teen As Adult In Death Of Maddy MiddletonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    ... was charged with murder, kidnapping and sexual assault, Rosell said during a news conference outside the Santa Cruz County Courthouse Wednesday morning. The death penalty is not applicable to juveniles and the teen is facing life in prison if ...

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  10. Santa Cruz teen charged as adult in homicide of 8-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Monterey County Herald

    SANTA CRUZ >> A.J. Gonzallez, a 15-year-old boy from Santa Cruz, has been charged as an adult for the killing, sexual assault and kidnapping of 8-year-old Madyson “Maddy” Middleton. Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeff Rosell said the severity of the case, in which Maddy was reportedly strangled and dumped in a garage recycling bin, merited a charge in superior court rather than juvenile court.

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  11. Silicon Valley 40 Under 40 2015: Nina SimonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... court. I know it's a good day when a I've found a new collaborator who can help expand our impact in Santa Cruz County. We love sparking unlikely partnerships: graffiti artists and knitters, taiko drummers and engineers, homeless adults and history ...

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  12. Santa Cruz boy accused of murdering Madyson will be charged as adultRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeff Rosell filed charges against a 15-year-old boy who is accused of committing a shocking crime: luring 8-year-old Madyson Middleton into his apartment, killing her, and putting her body in a box. Rosell announced Wednesday morning that he charged the 15-year-old as an adult, and identified the boy for the first time as Adrian Jerry Gonzalez.

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  13. TIMELINE: Maddy Middleton's DisappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

    ... 6:08 p.m. July 26: A 911 call was made to report Maddy missing. Sunday night: Santa Cruz police, a Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Team and volunteers search for Maddy at the Tannery, along the San Lorenzo River and nearby ...

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  14. Tight-knit Tannery Arts community tested by murderRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    ... of studios reserved for working artists. “The residents are nearly all artists and they're all from Santa Cruz County,” said Warren Reed, assistant vice president of The John Stewart Co., which manages the property. “They all ...

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  15. Santa Cruz PD confirms body found in trash bin is 8-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... DO APPEAR TO BE CHARGES THAT CAN BE FILED AS A RESULT, AND WE ARE ABSOLUTELY CONSIDERING THAT. PHIL : THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY IS SCHEDULED TO HOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE TO

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  16. What you need to know about the caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    ... evening, and are awaiting a pathologist's report to determine whether she was sexually assaulted. -- The Santa Cruz County District Attorney is reviewing the case to determine what charges will be brought again the boy, who authorities did not ...

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  17. Teen lured child to apartment, killed her and dumped her in trash, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Monterey County Herald

    ... early Tuesday morning, the teen was arrested on suspicion of homicide, Vogel said, and taken to Santa Cruz County Juvenile Hall. “Based on what we know at this point, there do appear to be charges that can be filed as an adult,” said ...

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  18. Remaining Occupy protesters plead a no contesta to trespass chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> Just weeks shy of a scheduled jury trial, the remaining four defendants in the high-profile 2011 Occupy Santa Cruz protest case accepted plea deals of community service, probation and $1,500 in restitution payments to Wells Fargo. The deal with the Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office, which maintained one count of criminal trespass, a misdemeanor, dropped an earlier felony vandalism charge for each of the activists charged. 2 comments

  19. Child advocates offer tips in wake of Santa Cruz childa s homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... into, it's very important because they really will listen to someone else,” she said. Kidpower , a Santa Cruz County-based child safety organization, offers classes that includes self-defense and preventing abductions. Irene van der Zande, ...

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  20. Will Santa Cruz DA charge Tannery homicide suspect as adult?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeff Rosell is expected to file charges within the next few days against a 15-year-old boy who is accused of committed a shocking crime. FAMILY OF MADYSON MIDDLETON, I AM SURE ALL OF YOU CAN RELATE TO THIS.

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