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Officer Kenyon Youngstrom, (inset) Christopher Lacy (Claycord.com/Contra Costa Co. Sheriff's Office)

Details Emerge About Man Who Shot CHP Officer On I-680 Near Alamo

An investigation into the shooting death of a California Highway Patrol officer on Interstate Highway 680 near Alamo last September found that the shooter was mentally troubled and pro-guns.

03/21/2013

Kenyon Youngstrom

Graduating CHP Cadet Class Honors Slain Bay Area Officer

A California Highway Patrol officer who was killed in the line of duty in Contra Costa County last year was honored Friday morning at the CHP’s cadet academy graduation.

02/08/2013

(CBS)

Minor Quake Shakes Danville Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck Tuesday morning in an area just west of Alamo and Danville, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

02/05/2013

Iron Horse Trail

Gas Pipeline Under Alamo’s Iron Trail Raises Safety Concerns

Property owners who have built fences and other structures along Contra Costa County’s Iron Horse Trail have officials worried. That’s because there is a high-pressure jet fuel petroleum pipeline that runs under it.

01/05/2013

A car enters the Stonegate gated community in Alamo. (CBS)

Alamo Man Accused Of Killing Neighbor Pleads Not Guilty

An Alamo man pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges for the death of his neighbor during a fight with her husband in August, according to a Contra Costa County prosecutor.

10/05/2012

Kenyon Youngstrom

4 Receive Organs From Slain CHP Officer, Funeral Set For Thursday

A California Highway Patrol officer killed in a shooting on Interstate 680 last week near Alamo is being hailed as a hero after his organs were donated to four California residents—including three from the Bay Area.

09/11/2012

Kenyon Youngstrom

Slain CHP Officer Donates Organs As Family, Friends Mourn Loss

A California Highway Patrol officer who died of his injuries following a traffic stop shooting on an East Bay highway had his organs donated and is helping save the lives of eight people, according to the CHP.

09/06/2012

Kenyon Youngstrom

CHP Officer’s Death Hits Bay Area Law Enforcement Hard

As family, friends and colleagues of California Highway Patrol Officer Kenyon Youngstrom mourn his death, the loss is being felt by law enforcement agencies and those who have lost loved ones in the line of duty.

09/06/2012

Kenyon Youngstrom

CHP Officer Shot During Traffic Stop On Interstate 680 Dies

Officer Kenyon Youngstrom remained in critical condition until Wednesday evening, when he was pronounced dead at 6:05 p.m., according to the CHP.

09/05/2012

Christopher Lacy

Gunman Who Killed CHP Officer Left Bay Area Last Year, Arrested Once

A man who was shot and killed after fatally wounding a California Highway Patrol officer during a traffic stop on Interstate 680 near Alamo on Tuesday was originally from the Bay Area and studied and worked in computer engineering here.

09/05/2012

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