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MASSIVE QUAKE ROCKS MEXICO: 7.2 Magnitude Hits Near Acapulco


A nearby shooting put a Benicia school on lockdown Monday. (CBS)

Man Sought In Benicia Highway Crash; May Be Connected To Shooting That Locked Down School

SWAT teams in Benicia were searching for a suspect who ran from a highway crash and might be connected to an earlier shooting on Interstate Highway 780, a police spokesman said.


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Valero Confirms Plans For Crude Oil By Rail At Benicia Community Meeting

On the day a Bay Area state senator was voicing concerns over the transport of crude oil by rail, the Valero refinery in Benicia has announced at a community meeting it wants to do just that.


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Benicia Suspect Arrested For Deadly Shooting In Rodeo

A Benicia man suspected of fatally shooting a man in Rodeo Sunday morning has been arrested.


Teresa Gilmete Badger (Benicia Police Dept.)

District Turned In Benicia Teacher Accused Of Serving Pot-Laced Food

The superintendent of an East Bay school district spoke out Monday following word of the arrest of a teacher for allegedly feeding co-workers food laced with marijuana.


Teresa Gilmete Badger (Benicia Police Dept.)

Benicia Teacher Accused Of Feeding Colleagues Pot-Laced Food

Benicia police have arrested an elementary school teacher on poisoning charges after she allegedly fed her co-workers marijuana-laced food at an employee pot luck.


Surveillance video of a man suspected of stealing Christmas gifts for Children's Hospital patients during a series of car burglaries in Benicia on December 9, 2013. (Benicia Police Department)

Gifts For Children’s Hospital Patients Stolen In Benicia Break-In

Police in Benicia are searching for a man who stole Christmas presents meant for patients at Children’s Hospital during a series of car burglaries Monday morning.


Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Power Slowly Returning For Thousands In Benicia After Cable Failure

Nearly 2,300 homes and businesses in Benicia were without Friday morning after an underground cable failed, PG&E said.


A Benicia firefighter revives an elderly couple's dog after an early morning fire. (CBS)

1 Person Killed In Benicia House Fire; Dog Revived By Firefighters

One person has died from injuries suffered in a house fire in Benicia, according to authorities.


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Proposed Bay Area Oil Refinery Upgrades Worry Environmentalists

Several oil companies around the Bay Area are proposing upgrades or additions to their facilities, but environmental advocates said Wednesday that the projects will endanger the public by enabling increased refining of dirtier crude oil.


(Left-Right) 26-year-old Martisha Munoz, 30-year-old Melinda Collins, and 41-year-old Kehsan Branch are accused of running an identity theft ring out of two hotels in Benicia. (Benicia Police Department)

Benicia Police Arrest Alleged Members Of Identity Theft Ring

Police in Benicia have arrested three people believed to be the leaders of an identity theft ring. Authorities credit a hotel housekeeper in breaking the case.