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Fireworks Blow Off Hands, Fingers Of 3 Southbay Men

A man in East San Jose lost both his hands Friday night when a firework he was holding exploded prematurely. In Sunnyvale, two men lost their fingers when a firework blew them off.

07/05/2014

Authorities on the scene of a fire pit explosion at a Campbell home on July 2, 2014. (CBS)

Two Campbell Teens Burned In Backyard Barbecue Pit Explosion

Two girls suffered minor injuries when a built-in barbecue pit exploded in the backyard of a Campbell home on Wednesday night.

07/03/2014

Oakland Apartment Fire

Suspects Sought In Explosion, Fire At Oakland Apartment Building

Police are looking for two people in connection to a suspicious fire that caused an Oakland apartment building to fall off its foundation on Friday night.

06/28/2014

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Rohnert Park Garage Explosion, House Fire Causes $70K In Damage

A fire at a home in Rohnert Park on Thursday afternoon caused an estimated $70,000 in damage, according to the city’s Department of Public Safety.

06/27/2014

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StarDate 6/18/2014: The Spectacular Death Of A Giant Star

There’s little doubt that the larger star in the system known as Eta Carinae will soon expire — and in spectacular fashion. But just how spectacular remains uncertain.

06/18/2014

Jim Carrey & Jeff Daniels in "Dumb And Dumber To!" (credit: Universal Pictures)

The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

Jim Carrey & Jeff Daniels, Dave Chapelle & David Letterman + more of the week’s viral videos!

06/13/2014

A U.S. Postal Service mailbox. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Post Office Offering $10,000 Reward After Marin Mailbox Explosion

The United States Postal service is offering a reward for information on who blew the bottom off of a Woodacre drop box over the weekend.

06/03/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

State Railroad Bridges Not Getting Inspected As Volatile Fracked Oil Shipments Set To Increase Dramatically

As rail shipments of crude oil into California are expected to rise exponentially, the state has not tasked anyone with inspecting thousands of railroad bridges across the state that will carry the tankers, even as derailments and explosions are on the rise in other parts of the county.

05/18/2014

Investigators on the scene of a San Leandro explosion and fire. (CBS)

Hash Oil Lab May Have Caused San Leandro Homeless Encampment Explosion

Investigators say that an explosion near the railroad tracks in San Leandro Wednesday may have been the result of someone trying to make hash oil, eventually setting off a butane gas fire.

04/30/2014

Firefighters on the scene of an explosion near railroad tracks along Hesperian Blvd. in San Leandro on April 29, 2014. (CBS)

2 Hurt In Explosion Near San Leandro Railroad Tracks

Police in San Leandro were responding to reports of an explosion near railroad tracks.

04/29/2014

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