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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

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

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

Berkeley firefighters.  (Credit: Deputy Chief Gil Dong - Berkeley Fire)

Berkeley 3-Alarm Fire Possibly Caused By Propane Tank

Firefighters were battling a three-alarm fire at a residence in the Elmwood neighborhood of Berkeley Wednesday morning, according to a fire dispatcher.

10/03/2012

Firefighters battle a fire at a home on the 1600 block of Mulberry Lane in San Jose, September 27, 2012. (Craig Allyn Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

Mother, Daughter Escape Burning San Jose Home

A mother and her 20-year-old daughter escaped a fire that burned their home in San Jose Friday morning, a fire department captain said.

09/28/2012

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Violent Sex Offender Escapes From Redwood City Mental Hospital

A parolee with a history of violence, weapons and sex offenses has escaped from a peninsula mental health hospital, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff.

08/17/2012

A stun gun (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Inmate Trying To Escape Santa Rosa Courtroom Shot With Taser

A Sonoma County Jail inmate was shot with a Taser when he tried to flee a county courtroom Friday morning.

08/17/2012

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