4th Of July

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Teen Risks Losing Hand From Fireworks Accident In Santa Cruz

A teen boy faces the loss of his hand after he found a round mortar shell used in fireworks displays on a beach and lit it in a backyard Saturday, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.

07/08/2014

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Drone Captures Illegal Fireworks Exploding Over SF Mission

The mixture of drones and fireworks have sparked headlines in recent weeks, with some claiming the time has come to regulate the flying crafts and ensure that they don’t interfere with the pyrotechnics.

07/07/2014

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Santa Cruz Police Arrest Man For Throwing Fireworks At Crowd-Control Officers

A man was arrested after allegedly throwing fireworks at police officers who were trying to control a crowd during July 4 festivities in Santa Cruz.

07/06/2014

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@HiddenCash Crew Giving Out Ice Cream For Independence Day

The movement that has been giving away cash around the world in recent weeks has shaken things up for the 4th of July, opting to give away ice cream to celebrate America’s birthday.

07/04/2014

Tim Janus, Joey Chestnut, and Matt Stonie compete in the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on July 4, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Chestnut, of San Jose, California, ate 69 hotdogs in ten minutes to win his seventh straight title. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

SJ’s Matt Stonie Eats 66 Hot Dogs As Practice For National Showdown With Joey Chestnut

Competitive eater and San Jose resident Matt Stonie is looking to dethrone fellow San Jose eater Joey Chestnut as the king of hot dog eating at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog contest 2014.

07/03/2014

Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a ball during camp. ( Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Football Is In The Air

John Madden can smell it. Football is in the air.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/03/2014

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Some Oakland Residents Seek Federal Help To Crack Down On Illegal Fireworks Displays

Residents in Oakland say it’s like a war zone when illegal fireworks go off every July 4th. Fed up with the lack of police response, some are seeking federal help.

07/03/2014

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2 Vallejo Businesses Take The Lead In Fundraising To Preserve 4th Of July Fireworks

Two local businesses have taken the initiative for the last five years to save the 4th of July fireworks display in Vallejo by fundraising. They’re goal this year is $15,000

07/02/2014

Crews working on the Interstate Highway 280 retrofit Memorial Day weekend. (CBS SF)

July Fourth Weekend Shutdown Of Stretch Of I-280 Begins Wednesday Night

The Fourth of July weekend closure of a portion of Interstate 280 in San Francisco begins Wednesday night.

07/02/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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