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An aerial view of the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo. (R. Drew)

No Charges For Target Shooter Who Sparked Fire On Mount Diablo

Contra Costa County prosecutors said Wednesday that they will not file charges against the person who sparked a fire that burned more than 3,100 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park in September.

11/27/2013

One person was killed in this crash on Marsh Creek Road (CBS)

1 Dead, 2 Injured While Fleeing Sheriff’s Deputy In Clayton

One person was been killed and two others suffered major injuries in a crash of a vehicle that was apparently trying to evade a sheriff’s deputy just outside of Clayton Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

09/27/2013

Chopper 5 over the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo on September 9, 2013. (CBS)

Firefighters Battling Morgan Fire Expect Full Containment On Friday

Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents who live near the site of the Morgan Fire, and the blaze is now 70 percent contained, with full containment expected Friday, according to Cal Fire.

09/11/2013

Chopper 5 over the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo on September 9, 2013. (CBS)

Morgan Fire 60 Percent Contained, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuations were lifted and outdoor activities resumed Tuesday in parts of Contra Costa County as firefighters worked to quell the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo.

09/10/2013

Mt. Diablo seen from Rossmoor, Walnut Creek (Courtesy of C. Hand/KPIX 5)

Cooler Weather Aids Firefight On Mt. Diablo; 45-Percent Contained

There was encouraging news for firefighting crews battling the Morgan fire Tuesday morning as there was no orange glow or plume of smoke visible on summit of Mt. Diablo.

09/10/2013

An aerial view of the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo. (R. Drew)

Mount Diablo Wildfire Doubles In Size As Nearby Residents Flee

A wildfire burning in Mount Diablo State Park grew to six square miles Monday, more than doubling in size over the 24-hour period since it broke out, forcing more people to leave their homes and leading to a smoke advisory for area residents.

09/09/2013

Mount Diablo Wildfire

Dozens Of Homes Evacuated As Fire On Mount Diablo Advances

he California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fire started Sunday afternoon on the edge of Mount Diablo State Park.

09/08/2013

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Motorcyclist Critically Hurt In Clayton Crash, Driver Accused Of DUI

A motorcyclist remained in critical condition Friday morning after a crash involving an alleged drunken driver in Clayton on Thursday evening, police said.

06/28/2013

Bomb Threat On School Bathroom Wall Has Clayton Police On Alert

Clayton Middle school principal Patti Bannister advised police that a message written in the girls’ bathroom earlier this week said “I will blow up this school on 6-7-13.”

06/06/2013

(CBS)

Inmate Captured After Escaping From Clayton Detention Facility

A Contra Costa County Jail inmate who escaped from the Marsh Creek Detention Facility earlier Monday has been captured, according to the sheriff’s office.

04/08/2013

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