kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Deaths

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station, where two workers were killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

BART Fined By State Officials For Incident In Which Two Workers Were Killed

Cal/OSHA has fined the transit agency $210,000 for the incident, where two workers were killed on the tracks near the Walnut Creek BART station.

04/17/2014

(CBS)

2 More Flu Deaths Reported In Santa Cruz

Two more flu deaths were recorded in Santa Cruz County this week, county health officials said Thursday.

02/06/2014

Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

All Yosemite Workers To Be Offered Hantavirus Test

Yosemite National Park will offer testing to all employees at the site to determine if they have ever been infected with a deadly mouse-borne virus, officials said Thursday.

09/27/2012

Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

Yosemite Workers Tested For Hantavirus, Ordered To Keep Quiet

California public health officials have tested 100 workers at Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were exposed to the deadly mouse-borne hantavirus.

09/27/2012

The interior of a party bus. (CBS)

Parents Of Teen Victim Have Mixed Emotions Over Stricter Party Bus Law

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at cracking down on underage drinking on party buses, this after two fatal incidents in the last three years in the Bay Area.

09/25/2012

The sun shines bright in the blue skies over the Bay Area. (CBS)

Hot Weather Leading To Heatstroke Deaths Among Children

So far this month, eight children have died from heatstroke in hot vehicles in the United States.

08/14/2012

The sailing vessel Low Speed Chase after it crashed on the Farallon Islands. (San Francisco Chronicle/Polaris)

SFPD Opens Investigation Into Deadly Farallones Yacht Crash

San Francisco Police investigators are now looking into this past weekend’s fatal sailboat accident at the Farallon Islands. However, that does not necessarily mean there’s suspicion that criminal or negligent activity lead to the accident.

04/18/2012

(CBS)

South Bay Domestic Violence Deaths Highest In A Decade; Stricter Gun Policy Sought

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year—the highest number of deaths in nearly a decade, the district attorney’s office announced Tuesday.

02/14/2012

Caltrain, train, railroad

Weekend Fatalities Highlight Need For Train Track Safety Solutions

Transportation officials are more rushed than ever to find solutions to ongoing safety issues on Bay Area railways. This urgency comes following three apparently unrelated deaths on the tracks Saturday.

12/05/2011

Orange traffic cones on road

Caltrans Launches Statewide Safety Campaign

Caltrans is trying to make the roads safer for its employees with the start of the two week “Move Over” campaign.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/11/2011

more