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Search Ends For Hayward High School Student Feared Drowned Off Half Moon Bay

HALF MOON BAY (CBS SF) — The search for an 18-year-old high school senior from Hayward feared drowned in waters off Half Moon Bay has been concluded without his body being located.


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.


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.


VIDEO: Woman dragged by San Francisco Muni train after getting hand caught in door

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The state is now investigating what lead to a woman's hand getting stuck in a Muni train door. ABC7 obtained video by the San Francisco Examiner of the incident that injured the Muni rider.


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.


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.


Box truck 'burst into flames' at Benicia-Martinez Bridge; lanes closed

MARTINEZ, Calif. (KTVU) - A box truck traveling Friday on northbound Interstate 680 caught fire when attempting to go through the toll plaza at the Benicia-Martinez Bridge, according the California Highway Patrol.


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.


AmCan police arrest suspected car parts thief, chase second suspect to Contra Costa County

A car drove at an American Canyon Police Department sergeant early Wednesday morning, beginning a pursuit that ended in Contra Costa County, the Napa Sheriff's Office said. The Napa County Sheriff's Office received a call around 4 a.m. that someone may be trespassing on a lot in the 100 block of Cam


Traffic alert: All lanes of northbound I-680 blocked after fire at Benicia Bridge toll plaza

BENICIA — The Benicia Bridge toll booth plaza suffered damage Friday after a box truck became engulfed in flames that spread to at least one of the booths, the California Highway Patrol said.


Walnut Creek Police Seek Identity Of Food Delivery Employee Who Allegedly Stole Several Items After Dropping Off Order

Walnut Creek Police say a food delivery employee entered an apartment complex at 1852 Bonanza St. to deliver an order, and on his way out he decided to steal some items from the lobby and other items from unknown tenants (a fake tree, a decorative bird, door mats and wreaths).


Bay Briefing: Can backyard cottages and converted garages help solve the Bay Area’s housing crisis?

Good morning, Bay Area. It’s Friday, April 19. A state housing bill has a new opponent and a California genetic detective is helping reopen dozens of cases. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.


Pepper spray used in brawl at Concord play place, 30 people sickened

CONCORD (KRON) - A fun night at a children's amusement center in Concord last Saturday was interrupted by a dispute that turned into a brawl between nearly a dozen young women and men.


Traffic alert near Antioch Bridge after big rig, car collide

ANTIOCH — At least one person suffered major injuries Friday morning in a crash involving a big rig and another car on state Highway 160 just north of the Antioch Bridge, the California Highway Patrol said.


East Bay teen charged with robbing blind woman

SAN LEANDRO — Prosecutors on Friday charged an 18-year-old San Leandro High School student with robbing a blind woman of her cellphone. The robbery occurred about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday on Davis Street near Clarke Street, according to San Leandro police. The 38-year-old victim was using a white cane to


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


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.


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.


Next Year’s 4/20 Celebrations In California Will Look A Lot More Legal

Next to the lemonade and gyros, California festival goers will soon be able to buy legal pot—a potential sales bonanza for local dispensaries and a boost to state tax revenues. But they’ll have to wait until next year’s 4/20, the informal holiday for cannabis enthusiasts, to buy weed outdoors.


Kitchen Burns In Early Morning Fire

SAN LEANDRO (BCN) An aggressive firefighting response to a blaze at a San Leandro dessert restaurant and treat shop on Friday morning kept flames from inflicting significant damage or spreading beyond the building's kitchen, Alameda County Fire Department officials said.