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Police at the scene of a deadly shooting at the Willow Pass Road onramp to Highway 4 in Bay Point, June 24, 2015. (CBS)

2nd Deadly Shooting In 5 Days On Busy East Bay Highway; Both May Be Gang-Related

Authorities believe a drive-by shooting in Bay Point on Tuesday night that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Concord woman could be related to a fatal shooting on Saturday, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s captain said.

06/24/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse Linked To Water-Damaged Wooden Beams

The Berkeley mayor says the city should revisit its building codes after a balcony in an approved building collapsed, killing six people and injuring seven more.

06/17/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Experts: Berkeley Balcony Collapse ‘Shouldn’t Have Happened’

A construction & premises safety expert weighs in on the deadly Berkeley balcony collapse and the potential factors that could have contributed to the structure’s failure when at least 13 people plunged when it gave way.

06/16/2015

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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