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Scene outside a home on Tampa Ave. in Hayward where a child was hit by stray gunfire, September 19, 2013. (CBS)

Hayward Girl Shot At Home; Delay In Reporting To Police

A 10-year-old girl was injured in a shooting at a home in Hayward early Thursday morning, police said.


Hayward Police. (CBS)

2 Officers Hurt After Hayward Man Rams Stolen Car Into Police Cruiser

A 41-year-old Hayward man injured 2 officers when he intentionally rammed a stolen car into a patrol vehicle, which then spun and hit the second patrol vehicle.



Mystery White Powder At Hayward Police Station Identified

Part of the Hayward police station has been evacuated after an employee opened an envelope that contained a mysterious white powder Wednesday morning, a Hayward fire captain said.



Bay Area Communities Mark 12 Years Since 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

Communities throughout the Bay Area are marking 12 years since the 9/11 terror attacks took nearly 3,000 lives when hijacked planes crashed into New York’s Twin Towers, the Pentagon and a rural field in Pennsylvania.


Candlestick Park Stadium, San Francisco

Fatal Fall Outside 49ers Game Likely Accidental; Victim Identified

The death of a Hayward man who fell from a pedestrian overpass outside Candlestick Park at the start of the San Francisco 49ers game on Sunday appears to have been a tragic accident, the San Francisco police chief said Monday.


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Dead Body Found In Yard Of Vacant Hayward Home

A man’s body was found in the yard of a vacant home in Hayward early Thursday morning, according to police.


A chicken at a farm. (Photo credit should read Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images)

NorCal Chickens Airlifted To East Coast Sanctuary For Retirement

Their egg-laying days behind them, some 1,200 Northern California chickens are heading for a cozy retirement on the East Coast, where they will live outside of cages and have plenty of room to spread their wings.


An Oakland Police Cruiser.

7 Violent Criminal Offenders Arrested In Alameda, Contra Costa Counties

A total of seven known violent criminal offenders were arrested Thursday by nine law enforcement agencies that partnered in an ongoing effort to reduce gang violence in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, Oakland police said.


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Firefighters Discover 200 Marijuana Plants In Burning Hayward Home

Firefighters who responded to a one-alarm house fire in unincorporated Hayward Wednesday night discovered a marijuana grow operation and more than 200 marijuana plants, a fire official said.


Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Bay Area Singer Seeks $5M For Attack During Trayvon Martin Tribute

The city of Hayward and the Bay Area Blues Society are partially responsible for a woman’s attack on blues singer Lester Chambers after he dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin at blues festival last month, Chambers’ attorney alleged Monday.