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Car Crash Knocks Power To Hundreds In San Carlos

A car that crashed into a power pole knocked out power for hundreds of PG&E customers in San Carlos Tuesday morning.

03/25/2014

A busted fire hydrant shoots a geyser onto a San Francisco street after a car slammed into it. (CBS)

Fire Hydrant Shoots Geyser On SF Tenderloin Street

A driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a crash that sheared off a fire hydrant sending water gushing 60 feet into the air in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood early Tuesday morning, police and fire officials said.

03/25/2014

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Caught On Camera: Multiple Cars Collide In Front Of Reporter And CHP Officer During Busy Commute

A news crew getting ready to report from the scene of a crash on westbound Interstate 80 in Sacramento County watched as several vehicles crashed while the cameras were rolling.

03/24/2014

Crash Scene

Man Killed In San Leandro Head-On Crash With Suspected Drunk Driver

A 32-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash in San Leandro on Saturday night in what a police lieutenant Sunday called a “horrible tragedy.”

03/23/2014

Surveillance photo of a white Dodge Durango suspected of fatally striking a woman at Bayshore Blvd. and Visitacion Avenue in San Francisco's Visitacion Valley on the morning of March 20, 2014. (San Francisco Police Department)

82-Year-Old Woman Killed In San Francisco Hit-And-Run Identified

A woman who was killed by a hit-and-run driver while crossing a street in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood Thursday morning has been identified as Oi Yeung, according to the San Francisco medical examiner’s office.

03/21/2014

Surveillance photo of a white Dodge Durango suspected of fatally striking a woman at Bayshore Blvd. and Visitacion Avenue in San Francisco's Visitacion Valley on the morning of March 20, 2014. (San Francisco Police Department)

Hit-And-Run Crash Kills Pedestrian In San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley

A woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash Thursday on Bayshore Boulevard near Visitacion Avenue.

03/20/2014

A KOMO news helicopter crashes outside the television station on March 18, 2014 in Seattle, Wash. (credit: H. Quinn/CBS Seattle)

Lack Of Approved Landing Spots Makes Seattle-Type Helicopter Crash Unlikely In SF

A helicopter crash like the one that killed two people in Seattle Tuesday morning is unlikely to happen in San Francisco, because helicopters are not allowed to land in the city outside of an emergency.

03/19/2014

A KOMO news helicopter crashes outside the television station on March 18, 2014 in Seattle, Wash. (credit: H. Quinn/CBS Seattle)

2 Killed In Seattle News Helicopter Crash Near Space Needle

The Seattle Fire Department says the two people killed when a KOMO-TV news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning outside its station near the Space Needle were inside the chopper.

03/18/2014

Tyler Larson is accused of fatally striking Yolanda Tiscareno of Concord in a hit-and-run crash on March 16, 2014. (CBS)

Woman On Sidewalk Killed In Concord Hit-And-Run, Suspect Arrested

Police in Concord have arrested a driver of a pickup truck suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run that killed a mother of five on Sunday night.

03/17/2014

Scene of a rear-end crash on Highway 12 in Santa Rosa that killed two women in the back seat of a Toyota Camry, March 15, 2014. (CBS)

Police: Driver Admits Checking Text Before Santa Rosa Rear-End Crash That Killed 2

A pickup truck driver who killed two women when he slammed into the rear of a vehicle in Santa Rosa on Saturday evening admitted he was checking a text message on his cellphone before the crash, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

03/17/2014

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