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Arraignment for man charged in killing Solano CHP officer, Vallejo motorist sees delay
Sean M. WalkerFAIRFIELD — The arraignment of the 36-year-old Rocklin man who was arrested Wednesday in connection with the deaths of California Highway Patrol Officer Kirk Griess, 46, of Vacaville, and the motorist he had pulled over on a traffic stop Aug. 10 has been delayed to Sept. 12.
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Vallejo firefighters put out blaze on way home from wildfire
A team of fire fighters, including Vallejo’s Brush 27, were returning home Thursday from fighting the Carr Fire in Shasta and Trinity counties when they saw two separate roadside fires, according to a post on the Vallejo firefighters Facebook page.
Two events next week to raise funding for family of fallen Solano CHP officer
You may donate online, at https://cahpcu.org/OfficerKirkGriessMemorial, or mail a contribution to: Officer Kirk Griess Memorial Fund, CAHP Credit Union, P.O. Box 276507, Sacramento, CA 95827-6507.
VIDEO: Adorable mountain lion cubs live, play in Sonoma
This amazing video of a mountain lion mother and her cubs inside their den is giving new hope for the species' survival in Sonoma County. (KGO-TV)SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) --This amazing video of a mountain lion mother and her cubs inside their den is giving new hope for the species' survival in S
Judge sentences Vallejo ex-con to 5 years in federal prison
Jerry AndrewsFAIRFIELD — A Vallejo ex-con who police arrested in July 2017 for having a gun on him was sentenced Thursday in Sacramento to five years in federal prison.Jerry L. Andrews Jr., 35, was on parole when Fairfield police confronted him in the parking lot of the Travelodge on Central Way whe
30-acre brush fire in Martinez closes Highway 4
MARTINEZ, Calif. (KTVU)- Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and supporting agencies are battling a 30-acre, four-alarm vegetation fire Friday evening.
Rodent, cockroach infestation at Sunvalley Mall leads to temporary closures of 6 restaurants
Health officials temporarily closed six restaurants at Sunvalley Mall in Concord this week due to an infestation of rodents and, in one case, cockroaches.
Fatal Train Crash; Brush Fires: Novato, North Bay Police Log
NORTH BAY, CA – The following is a collection of weekly police, court and fire stories from around Marin County and across the North Bay this week.
Suspect in recent Fairfield killing turns herself in to police
FAIRFIELD — The suspect in the city’s most-recent homicide was in custody Thursday night, less than 12 hours after police named her as a suspect.Iyesia S. James, 43, of Woodland, turned herself in to Fairfield police. Jail records show she was in the process of being booked into custody at deadline
Paying last respects to CHP officer killed in Fairfield
Motorcycle officer Kirk Griess was killed Aug. 1 0 about 10 a.m. on Interstate Highway 80 when a driver, identified as Sean Matthew Walker, struck him. The CHP said Walker, 38, of Rocklin was on his phone and distracted at the time of the crash.
Vallejo man sentenced to five years in prison
In July 2017, law officers executed a search warrant at the Vallejo home of Jerry Lyle Andrews Jr., 35, and at a hotel in Fairfield where Andrews was staying.
Novato police tackle serious issues, saving lives in lip sync challenge
NOVATO, Calif.- The lip sync challenge sweeping the nation features law enforcement officers singing and dancing, to show that cops have fun, too.
‘13 Reasons’ fires up the cameras and fake gunfire in Vallejo
Well, not yours. The sound is real, but it’s merely “simulated gunfire” during a “dream sequence” episode as the third season of “13 Reasons Why” filming gets underway.
CHP: Rocklin man arrested in crash that killed officer, another driver
Sean Matthew Walker, 36, was arrested for his involvement in Friday’s crash that killedOfficer Kirk Griessand Jaime Bueza Manuel.
Police Identify Suspect In Woman's Murder Last Week
FAIRFIELD (BCN)Fairfield police have identified 43-year-old Iyesia James of Woodland as a suspect in the murder of a Fairfield woman last week.James and the victim, Letha Bell Portis, 51, knew each other and had an altercation immediately before the slaying on Aug. 6.Portis was found bleeding in a p
3-day piano festival kicks off Tuesday in Vallejo
VALLEJO — The San Francisco International Piano Festival will make its home at the Empress Theatre, Tuesday through Thursday.The doors open at 6:30 p.m. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. at 330 Virginia St.The festival celebrates the individual voice and unique approach each artist brings to the piano. This
Driver with 2 children in her vehicle arrested for suspected DUI in American Canyon
Police identified the responsible driver as Christina Leonor Kalyuzhnaya, 33, of American Canyon. Kalyuzhnaya had two minor children as passengers in her car who were not injured, police said.
News Flash: Solano CHP, DA announce arrest in crash that killed CHP officer, Vallejo man
CHP Officer Kirk GriessFAIRFIELD — Authorities announced Wednesday that the driver who veered into a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer and a Vallejo man during a traffic stop Friday along westbound Interstate 80 in Fairfield – killing both men – has been arrested.The arrest was announced
Marin coroner names woman killed on SMART tracks
The 72-year-old woman struck and killed by a train this week in Novato was Marcia Eleanor Fisher, the county coroner’s office said Thursday.The coroner’s office released her name after several days of trying to find family members to notify.“Despite an extensive and arduous search completed by the C