A 14-year-old girl was fatally struck by a freight train traveling through Martinez Sunday evening, police said. A family friend said she ran back to get her phone and was sucked under the train as it approached.
Two people died in a high-speed crash on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland early Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. expects to pay a total of $565 million in legal settlements and other claims from a deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb, the utility said.
A limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge that killed five nurses trapped in the back was sparked by a mechanical problem. Meanwhile, dramatic recordings of 911 calls released Monday revealed desperate pleas for help outside the burning vehicle.
A 21-year-old Concord man was killed in car accident early Monday morning during wet weather conditions on state Highway 17 near Santa Cruz, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A man was killed when his car crashed into a tree in San Francisco’s McLaren Park on Monday evening, police said Tuesday.
A 24-year-old man was killed in a car crash near San Francisco’s Lake Merced on Monday night, police said Tuesday.
Richmond residents Darian Holly, 16, and his sister Mercedes Williams, 19, were standing with a group of people in front of a home in the 4100 block of McLaughlin Street around 9:45 p.m. when two suspects approached and opened fire, Richmond police Lt. Bisa French said.
A strong earthquake struck central Taiwan on Wednesday, killing at one person and injuring 19 as it damaged buildings on the quake-prone island.
A woman was killed and three people injured when a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck drove off of northbound U.S. Highway 101 and crashed in northern Marin County early this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.