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Federal Investigators Uncover Massive Child Porn Ring, Fremont Man Facing Charges

A Fremont man is among 14 defendants facing federal charges after investigators have busted what they say is one of the largest child porn rings they have ever uncovered.

03/18/2014

Sprinklers water the lawns of a new housing development July 28, 2005 in Hesperia, California. California's demand for water will jump by 40 percent over the next 25 years according to a study released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California. Half of all the water used by inland homeowners, where growth is booming, goes to irrigating yards, compared to one third or less in the cooler coastal regions. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

East Bay Water Customers Hit With Mandatory Cutbacks Because Of Drought

In a 4-1 vote, the Alameda County Water District – which serves Fremont, Newark and Union City – voted to declare a water shortage emergency, forcing mandatory water restrictions on its 350,000 customers.

03/14/2014

Stingray, by Harris Corporation. (CBS)

Some Bay Area Police Departments Can Wiretap Cellphones, ACLU Says

Several Bay Area police departments have the ability to eavesdrop on cellphone conversations through a special wiretapping device, according to documents released by the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California on Thursday.

03/14/2014

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland, Fremont McDonald’s Workers Allege Wage Theft In Class Action Lawsuits

McDonald’s workers from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and in two other states filed lawsuits against the fast-food chain this week, saying the company engages in a variety of illegal practices to avoid paying them what they’re owed.

03/13/2014

Damage at a Fremont school from one in a string of early morning fires being investigated as arson. (CBS)

String Of 3 Fremont Fires Investigated As Arson

Three one-alarm fires that burned in Fremont’s Warm Springs neighborhood early Monday morning appear to have been set intentionally, fire officials said.

03/10/2014

Surveillance photos of suspect in armed robbery at a Fremont ATM.  (Fremont Police Department)

Police Release Surveillance Photos Of Armed Gunman Who Robbed Woman At Fremont ATM

A gunman ordered a woman to give him the money she had withdrawn and forced her to make two more withdrawals at a Fremont ATM.

03/08/2014

A crowded BART train during rush hour on October 29, 2009. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Service Between Hayward, Fremont Resumes After Death On Tracks

Service between Fremont and South Hayward Bay Area Rapid Transit stations remains shut down Wednesday morning due to an investigation of a fatal incident from late Tuesday night, BART officials said Wednesday.

03/05/2014

Surveillance photo of thieves taking a California Lottery machine from a Lucky supermarket on Mission Blvd. in Fremont on March 1, 2014. (CBS)

Thieves Steal Lotto Vending Machine From Fremont Grocery Store

Some brazen thieves thought they could play the numbers and get lucky by stealing an entire Lotto Scratchers vending machine from a Lucky grocery store in Fremont over the weekend, lottery officials said.

03/04/2014

A burglary suspect was caught on surveillance footage in Fremont. (Fremont Police_

Fremont Attempted Burglary Suspect Caught On Surveillance Camera

Police were trying to identify a suspect who attempted to burglarize a home and a car in Fremont on Friday afternoon.

03/04/2014

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Pedestrian In Crosswalk Hit, Killed By Car In Fremont

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.

03/03/2014

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