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A victim treated for injuries after an early morning fire broke out on a train heading from Richmond to Fremont. (Tim Ryan/CBS SF)

BART Stations Reopen After Early Morning BART Fire Injures 3, Prompts Major Delays

All BART stations are now open after a fire on a train closed multiple stations in Alameda County earlier Thursday, according to BART officials.

07/09/2015

Amtrak Train (Credit, Randy Yagi)

1 Person Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train

One person died after being struck by an Amtrak train Saturday afternoon in Oakland.

04/11/2015

KPIX 5's Paul Deanno posted this picture on Twitter of a BART train derailed between Concord and Pleasant Hill on February 21, 2014. (CBS)

BART Closures Planned for 12 Upcoming Weekends: Complete Closure List

Ever notice how BART trains slow down on certain sections of track? They do that because the 40-year-old wooden ties are so old they could come loose at higher speeds, potentially causing a train to not only derail, but go plummeting off the elevated tracks.

04/06/2015

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Richmond Man Critically Injured In Oakland Shooting

A Richmond man is in critical condition after being shot in Oakland’s Fruitvale district late Wednesday night, police said.

03/26/2015

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Dropping Controversial Gang Injunction; Included Curfew, Banned Wearing Certain Colors

Oakland’s city attorney confirmed that they are dropping its controversial gang injunction with police chief Sean Whent in favor of the move. Alleged members

03/06/2015

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Hundreds Gather At Oakland’s Fruitvale BART Station To Remember Oscar Grant

Several hundred people gathered in front of the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Thursday to remember and celebrate the life of Oscar Grant III, who was shot and killed by a BART police officer there on New Year’s Day in 2009.

01/01/2015

BART Station San Francisco (Credit, Randy Yagi)

BART’s Powell Street Station Ranks As Agency’s Most Crime-Plagued

BART’s Powell Street Station in San Francisco sees the most total crime out of any of the transit agency’s stops.

12/21/2014

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580 Lanes Reopen After Fatal Multi-Car Accident In Oakland

All lanes have reopened on westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland after a fatal multi-vehicle accident caused closures Tuesday morning

11/25/2014

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1-Alarm House Fire Extinguished In Oakland Fruitvale Neighborhood

Firefighters brought a one-alarm house fire in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood under control Saturday morning.

09/27/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

BART Trains Moving Again From Fruitvale And Coliseum Stations After Search For Bike Thief

BART trains are moving again after simultaneous mechanical problems and a search for a bike thief in Oakland stopped trains going to and from Fremont.

07/02/2014

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