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Flakka is made from a synthetic version of an amphetamine-like stimulant, similar to other drugs like bath salts, and can be snorted, smoked, injected or swallowed. It can make a person violent and falsely feel invincible. (CBS Chicago)

Scary New Drug ‘Flakka’ Behind Bizarre Crimes Involving Nudity & Hallucinations

One man ran naked through a Florida neighborhood, tried to have sex with a tree and told police he was the mythical god Thor. Another ran nude down a busy city street in broad daylight, convinced a pack of German shepherds was pursuing him.

04/30/2015

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Man Killed In Mountain View House Fire Involving Explosive Materials

Neighbors tried to save a person who was killed in a home fire in Mountain View Thursday morning.

04/23/2015

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2 Suspects In Penngrove Woman’s Murder Lead Police On Deadly Chase

Two suspects in the murder of a Penngrove woman lead authorities on a pursuit from Riverside County to Arizona that turned deadly on Saturday, a Sonoma County sheriff’s spokeswoman said Sunday.

03/01/2015

Kenyan medical workers from the Infection Prevention and Control unit wearing full protective equipment are pictured as they show on October 28, 2014, how to handle an infected Ebola patient on a portable negative pressure bed at the Kenyatta national hospital in Nairobi. (SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)

San Rafael Man Heading To Liberia In Volunteer Effort To Help Ebola Patients

A San Rafael man is headed into one of the most dangerous and deadly places in the world on a humanitarian mission to help Ebola patients in Liberia.

11/04/2014

Michael Escobar is accused of killing 4-year-old Jaelyn Marie Zavala and Ramon Rendon of Watsonville on October 10, 2014. (CBS)

Suspect In Shooting Deaths Of 4-Year-Old Girl, Man In Watsonville Restaurant Identified

A man arrested after the shooting deaths of a man and 4-year-old girl at a Watsonville restaurant and motel late Friday is believed to be responsible for both killings, police said Tuesday.

10/14/2014

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Police Identify 4-Year-Old Girl, Man In Deadly Shooting At Seafood Restaurant In Watsonville

Watsonville police Monday identified a 4-year-old girl and 33-year-old man who were killed and another man who was wounded in a shooting late Friday at a restaurant and motel in central Watsonville.

10/13/2014

Fire crews on the scene of a deadly fire in San Francisco's Sunnydale neighborhood, April 16, 2014. (CBS)

Rep. Pelosi’s Chief Of Staff Tours Sunnydale Housing Project, Hears Complaints

The Chief of Staff for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi toured San Francisco’s Sunnydale housing project Thursday, after a deadly fire last April prompted concerns and complaints among residents.

09/05/2014

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Man Electrocuted While Trying To Steal Copper At Abandoned Oakland Pipe Factory

A man was killed by electrocution in West Oakland Wednesday night after apparently attempting to steal copper wiring, police said.

07/24/2014

Investigators on the scene of a fatal fire in Hayward. (CBS)

Hayward Mobile Home Resident Killed In Overnight Trailer Park Fire

A report of a fire at a single-wide mobile home in the 20600 block of Fuchsia Court came in shortly after 3 a.m., fire spokeswoman Aisha Knowles said.

06/13/2014

Jerad Miller, Amanda Miller (Las Vegas Police Dept.)

Las Vegas Cop Killers Held Anti-Government, White Supremacist Beliefs

A husband and wife who went on a deadly shooting rampage in Las Vegas harbored anti-government beliefs and left a swastika and a “Don’t tread on me” flag on the body of one of the two police officers they killed, authorities said Monday.

06/09/2014

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