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Stories with place: Salinas
  • Warrant: Suspects say girl went on hunger strikes 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 4:31 pm
  • SALINAS, California - Two Northern California women accused of chaining up their 8-year-old adopted daughter to prevent her from getting food have claimed the girl weighed only 40 pounds because she went on hunger strikes, according to a sheriff's office search warrant.

  • Couple arrested after 3 children found underfed 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 5:47 pm
  • SALINAS, California - Monterey County authorities say a Salinas couple is under arrest after three children were discovered badly malnourished, and in one case a child appeared to have been chained to a wall.