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Jenna Betti was killed when she was struck by a train in Martinez (Betti Family)

Hundreds Attend Funeral For Teen Killed By Train In Martinez

Dressed in pink and black, hundreds of people packed a Pleasant Hill church Friday morning to remember a 14-year-old girl who was tragically struck and killed by a train in Martinez earlier this week.

03/07/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal train crash where a teen girl was killed on the tracks in Martinez. (CBS)

8th Grader’s Dropped Cellphone May Have Led To Deadly Martinez Train Wreck

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.

03/03/2014

Thomas Howard #53 of the Oakland Raiders looks on during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on September 20, 2009 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ex-Raider Among 2 Dead In Oakland I-880 Crash

Two people died in a high-speed crash on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland early Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/18/2013

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E To Pay $565M In Settlements Over San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

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.

09/10/2013

Limousine Fire

Fatal Bay Area Limo Fire Ruled Accident; 911 Tapes Reveal Victims’ Screams

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.

08/19/2013

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Concord Man Killed In Early Morning Highway 17 Crash

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.

06/24/2013

(CBS)

Driver Killed In SF McLaren Park Minivan Crash

A man was killed when his car crashed into a tree in San Francisco’s McLaren Park on Monday evening, police said Tuesday.

06/11/2013

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Man Killed After Hitting Curb, Flipping Car Near SF’s Lake Merced

A 24-year-old man was killed in a car crash near San Francisco’s Lake Merced on Monday night, police said Tuesday.

05/07/2013

(CBS)

Teen Siblings Killed In Richmond Shooting

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.

04/19/2013

(CBS)

Deadly Earthquake Strikes Central Taiwan

A strong earthquake struck central Taiwan on Wednesday, killing at one person and injuring 19 as it damaged buildings on the quake-prone island.

03/27/2013

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