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Maurice Muccular escaped a Hayward fire.  (CBS)

Hayward Fire Department Investigating Carport Fire Hours After Child Escapes Nearby Apartment Blaze

Three people jumped to safety and a 3-year-old child was thrown from a second-floor window to a neighbor on the ground during a fire at a Hayward apartment late Thursday night, a spokesman said.

03/07/2014

San Jose firefighters (Craig Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

2 Injured In San Jose House Fire, Crime Bars May Have Hindered Escape

Two people suffered serious burns in a fire at a home in San Jose early Friday morning, where crime bars on the windows and doors may have hindered their escape.

03/07/2014

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Fairfield Jail Inmate Uses Fire Extinguisher In Failed Escape Attempt

An inmate tried to escape from the Solano County jail Monday morning, a county sheriff’s deputy said.

02/11/2014

Jason Grant Hunwarsden was arrested in Gilroy on December 18, 2013 after authorities said he escaped from the Merced County Jail. (Gilroy Police)

Armed Fugitive From Merced County Jail Captured In Gilroy Hotel

An armed fugitive from the Merced County Jail surrendered to SWAT team officers in Gilroy early Wednesday morning after authorities tracked him to a hotel room in the city, a Gilroy police spokesman said.

12/18/2013

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Man’s Escape From Alleged Belmont Burglary Foiled By Traffic Violation

An Oakland man might have successfully fled the scene of a home burglary in Belmont if it weren’t for a traffic violation, which led officers to pursue his white Acura sedan Wednesday morning, Capt. Pat Halleran said.

10/31/2013

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Elderly Newark Couple Awoken By Smoke Detector Escape Burning Home

Two elderly adults escaped their burning home without injury in Newark early Tuesday morning, according to an Alameda County fire battalion chief.

09/03/2013

The Youth Guidance Center on 375 Woodside Ave. in San Francisco. (SF Superior Court)

2 Boys Escape From San Francisco Juvenile Hall

San Francisco police were searching for two boys who escaped from the juvenile hall facility in San Francisco’s Forest Hill neighborhood on Tuesday night.

04/17/2013

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Man Tries To Escape Speeding Ticket By Jumping Into Ocean In Monterey County

A man police say was speeding is in deeper trouble after they say he led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase in Monterey County where he ended up at a beach, ran across sand dunes and tried to escape by swimming away in the ocean.

04/10/2013

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Inmate Captured After Escaping From Clayton Detention Facility

A Contra Costa County Jail inmate who escaped from the Marsh Creek Detention Facility earlier Monday has been captured, according to the sheriff’s office.

04/08/2013

According to San Jose Police, Anthony Sanchez slipped out of his handcuffs and stole a police van after he was arrested for a parole violation on February 6, 2013. (CBS)

San Jose Fugitive Who Escaped Handcuffs Found Sleeping In Stolen Truck

A man who maneuvered his body through handcuffs and drove away in a police van Wednesday was arrested late Thursday after patrol officers found him sleeping in a stolen truck in south San Jose, police said.

02/08/2013

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