Coast Guard Rescue

Coast Guard Crew Rescues Man From Capsized Rowboat Raking Part In Race Across Pacific

A U.S. Coast Guard crew from San Francisco rescued a man whose rowboat capsized about 50 miles off of California’s Central Coast early Sunday morning while taking part in a race across the Pacific.


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San Francisco Pedestrians Could Be Fined For Violating Crosswalk Countdown Rules

While San Francisco cracks down on dangerous drivers in an attempt to increase pedestrian safety, it may come as a surprise to some that the last minute dash some pedestrians make to cross a street can them some hefty fines as well.


Emily Davis was struck by lightning during a storm Monday in Berkeley. (CBS)

East Bay Woman Struck By Lightning While Crossing Berkeley Street During Storm

An East Bay woman was feeling lucky to be alive after being struck by lightning during Monday’s storm.


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Pedestrian Hit In San Francisco Crosswalk

San Francisco police are investigating a collision between a vehicle and pedestrian that happened in the city’s Sunset District on Sunday night, a police sergeant said.


Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Caltrain Hits, Kills Pedestrian On Tracks Near San Bruno Station

Caltrain service was disrupted Wednesday morning after a southbound train struck and killed a pedestrian on the tracks in San Bruno.



91-Year-Old Dies After Being Hit By Elderly Mountain View Driver

A 91-year-old man who was hit by a car in Mountain View on Monday died at Stanford Hospital that evening, police said Tuesday.


An Amtrak train collided with big-rig in Eastern Contra Costa County on September 31, 2011. No serious injuries were reported. (CBS)

Antioch Amtrak Train Crash Leaves Dozens Hospitalized

Almost 40 people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries after an Amtrak train crashed into a semi-trailer truck in Contra Costa County Friday evening, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.



Pedestrian Hit Crossing Santa Rosa Street

A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries Tuesday afternoon when she was struck by a vehicle in Santa Rosa, police said.



Pedestrian Killed Crossing San Tomas Expressway In Campbell

A 31-year-old San Jose man was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing the San Tomas Expressway in Campbell Monday night, California Highway Patrol officials said.

CBS San Francisco–05/31/2011

19-Year-Old Killed On Caltrain Tracks In Palo Alto

A 19-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed early Thursday morning by a Caltrain in Palo Alto in what was the agency’s first fatality of the year and possibly “an intentional act,” a Caltrain spokeswoman said.

CBS San Francisco–01/06/2011