Prosecutors in San Jose have declined to file charges against a homeless man in the stabbing death of a teenager after concluding the man acted in self defense while being assaulted, authorities said.
A pickup truck driver who killed two women when he slammed into the rear of a vehicle in Santa Rosa on Saturday evening admitted he was checking a text message on his cellphone before the crash, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
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.
A 17-year-old Danville boy was killed in a solo car crash on state Highway 24 in Lafayette Thrusday morning, a fire captain said.
A female pedestrian who was fatally struck by a car while walking in a crosswalk in Fremont early Monday morning was the first person killed in a collision in Fremont this year, according to police.
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.
A 38-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting in North Richmond on Thursday night, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said Friday.
All lanes of westbound state Highway 24 in Oakland have reopened after a fatal crash blocked the roadway for more than an hour during Friday’s morning commute, according to the California Highway Patrol.
One person has died in a two-alarm in San Jose’s Buena Vista neighborhood Tuesday morning, a fire captain said.
A man was killed in a crash by a speeding car involved in a street race in Fairfield on Sunday evening, a police sergeant said.