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Martinez: Man killed in head-on collision on Alhambra Avenue

MARTINEZ — A man was killed in a head-on crash with another driver in Martinez on Friday afternoon, according to police. The collision was reported about 2:40 p.m. on Alhambra Avenue at Alhambra Valley Road.


Search Resumes for Missing Teen Feared Drowned in Half Moon Bay

Water rescue efforts resumed Friday morning after a teen went missing in the waters off Poplar Beach in Half Moon Bay on Thursday. Dense fog continued to be an issue in the search from the air and in the ocean for a missing 18-year-old Hayward High School student who had been boogie-boarding offshor


Contra Costa County Prosecutor Strikes 'Gentleman's Agreement' With Convicted Human Trafficker

It's an unusual bet between a prosecutor and a man he put in jail. It's like a "gentleman's agreement" that will decide who gets a bunch of seized cash and goods: the convicted felon or the county.


Prosecutors say, child witnessed Milpitas woman murder 3-year-old grandson

MILPITAS (KRON) - Prosecutors have yet to say what caused a Milpitas woman to allegedly strangle her grandson to death, but they do say there was a witness. Foos Hashi made her first court appearance Friday afternoon since being arrested at her home earlier this week.


BART trains suspended in Contra Costa County this weekend

On Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, BART will suspend train service between Concord and Pleasant Hill, the first of four planned suspensions in coming weeks so that crews can replace aging tracks on the yellow line.


Box truck catches fire at Benicia Bridge toll plaza

Some Bay Area drivers did a double take Friday afternoon as they passed through the Benicia Bridge toll plaza, where a box truck had caught fire. According to the California Highway Patrol, the call came in at 12:44 p.m. Interestingly, the incident wasn't reported as a crash — only a truck on fire —


Lafayette Restaurant May Be Closed for Months Due to Fire

LAFAYETTE, CA -- An Italian restaurant in the city may be closed for months due to damage caused by a grease fire in the kitchen that spread to the attic and took several hours to fully extinguish Tuesday night.


Search called off for high school football player missing off coast

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office has concluded its search for an 18-year-old Hayward man who went missing in Half Moon Bay while body boarding on Thursday afternoon. Friends and family on social media have identified him as Naphtali Moi Moi, a Hayward High School senior who had plans to play fo


Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Investigates Alamo Jewelry Store Burglary

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a jewelry store burglary that occurred Monday in Alamo. Officials received reports of an alarm at a jewelry store on the 3200 block of Danville Boulevard and upon arrival, discovered the store's front window broken.


Toddler in critical condition after falling from apartment fire escape in Oakland

OAKLAND (KRON) - A toddler was seriously hurt after falling from an apartment building fire escape Friday evening in Oakland. Around 4:30 p.m. officers received a report of a child not breathing in the 1400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way.


A rescue effort turns into a recovery effort for a Hayward High School student at Poplar Beach

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (KGO) -- The search continues for a Hayward high school senior who was pulled out to sea near Poplar Beach in Half Moon Bay. According to the victim's best friend's family, Naphtali Moi Moi was pulled out to sea by a rip tide. And his friend, A.J. Irwine tried his hardest to sa


Whales killed by ship strikes and malnutrition in San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Ship strikes and malnutrition are what caused the deaths of half a dozen gray whales in the past two months in the San Francisco Bay Area. The most recent whale washed ashore in Pacifica on Apr. 16.


Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes off the coast from Eureka, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon 31 miles from Capetown, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:17 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.1 miles.


One Person Dead After Vehicle Collision In Martinez

At least one person died in a traffic crash Friday in Martinez, police said. As of 3:13 p.m., police have closed both directions of Alhambra Avenue between John Muir Road and Alhambra Valley Road.


Truck Fire at Benicia-Martinez Bridge Toll Plaza

Lanes were shut down at the Benicia-Martinez Bridge toll plaza Friday afternoon due to a box truck fire. The incident prompted heavy traffic ahead of the evening commute. No other information was immediately available.


Huge crowds expected to attend 4/20 smoke out celebration at Golden Gate Park

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Huge crowds are expected to attend Saturday's 4/20 smoke out celebration in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. City officials expect up to 20,000 people to converge on Hippie Hill for the annual event. That's about 10,000 less than last year.


Suspect killed in Fremont officer-involved shooting after 'ambush attack'

FREMONT, Calif. (KGO) -- Three Fremont officers were involved in a deadly shooting late Thursday night after they say a gunman ambushed one of the officers. It happened in front of Washington Hospital around 11 p.m.


Vote now: Best Bay Area cupcake? Here’s the tasty final four

Here we are, cupcake fans. Nearly three weeks ago, we asked readers to help us choose the Bay Area’s tastiest cucpakes, bracket-style. You delivered, narrowing down 16 selections to the Amazing Eight, a collection of independent bakeries and cupcake shops that made us proud.


420 deals, celebrations around the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - The annual celebration of all things cannabis is basically the Black Friday of the marijuana industry. This is California's second year celebrating 420 with legal recreational marijuana available to anyone over 21 years old.


Standoff With Suspect At Benicia Home Ends Peacefully

BENICIA (CBS SF) – A standoff between an allegedly armed suspect and police at a home in Benicia ended peacefully late Thursday night, authorities said. According to a statement from Benicia Police, police were called to a home on the 300 block of East “H” Street around 3 p.m., after a man called po