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California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

CHP Officer Allegedly Forwards Nude Photos Of DUI Suspect To Personal Cellphone

Court documents show a California Highway Patrol officer is suspected of secretly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone.

10/23/2014

(CBS)

Pittsburg Teen Critical Condition After Being Shot In Head

A 16-year-old boy is in critical condition Wednesday after being shot in the head in Pittsburg on Tuesday night.

10/22/2014

Police car outside the home in Bay Point where a 12-year-old boy was shot.

12-Year-Old Boy In Critical Condition After Bay Point Shooting, Suspect Sought

A 12-year-old Bay Point shooting victim remains in “seriously critical” condition as police continue to search for a suspect, the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

10/16/2014

Blake Robert Johnston (Martinez Police Dept.)

Police Locate Missing 14-Year-Old Oregon Girl In Martinez; 41-Year-Old Man Arrested

A Martinez man arrested after a missing 14-year-old girl from Salem, Oregon was found with him in his home had met the girl in an online chatroom, police said.

10/16/2014

Jody Miranda (left), Teri Lineker (center) work side-by-side at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

Walnut Creek Woman Set For Life-Saving Kidney Donation From Longtime Friend, Co-Worker

A Walnut Creek woman who learned she had the same kidney disease that killed her grandfather, mother and uncle is getting a live-saving transplant from someone near to her, literally and figuratively.

10/15/2014

police car lights emergency generic

Police Arrest Pleasant Hill Man Who Allegedly Booby-Trapped Home With Bombs After Attempting To Kidnap His Girlfriend

A Pleasant Hill man was arrested outside of his home after he allegedly tried to kidnap his girlfriend in Concord and officers found his residence had been booby-trapped with improvised explosive devices.

10/15/2014

(CBS)

Transient Pair Arrested In El Cerrito Home Evasion, Violent Beating Of Elderly Married Couple

Police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday in connection with a home invasion and severe beating of an elderly couple in El Cerrito last month.

10/15/2014

(Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Police Seize 70 Guns, Ammunition From 26-Year-Old Oakland Man

A months-long investigation led to the arrest of a 26-year-old man suspected of possessing numerous guns, magazines and ammunition, a Contra
Costa County Sheriff’s spokesman announced Tuesday.

10/15/2014

Grass Fire

Small Grass Fire In Clayton Burns Area Near Jail

A grass fire that sparked Saturday afternoon in a mountainous rural area just east of the Marsh Creek Detention Center in Clayton is under control

10/12/2014

Rim Fire Burns Near Yosemite National Park

Red Flag Fire Warning Issued For Bay Area This Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag fire warning for the North and East Bay hills over the weekend due to predicted hot temperatures, low humidity and strong offshore winds.

10/10/2014

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