Buy something in Hayward and you’re going to get whacked with a 10% sales tax. Take a few steps outside the city limits and the tax is a half cent cheaper.
Investigators are looking at a pattern of increasingly brazen kidnapping attempts in Hayward, and teenage girls appear to be the intended target.
A pedestrian was reportedly trying to cross Interstate Highway 580 Sunday morning when he was struck and killed by a car near the border of San Leandro and Hayward, according to the CHP.
Hayward police believe there may be a serial kidnapper on the loose. For the third time in a matter of weeks, a man grabbed a teenage girl walking down the street and tried to force her into a car.
A 16-year-old girl told investigators she was walking home from Hayward High School when a man grabbed her and pulled her into the back seat of a white four-door sedan.
A car crashed into a home, severing a gas line in Hayward Thursday afternoon.
Two people were killed in a high-speed collision that left six others injured in Hayward on Friday night, police said.
Hayward police have released sketches of a man who they say tried to pull a 15-year-old girl into his car as she walked home from school on Friday.
Two women are in custody accused of stealing more than two dozen cars in Hayward.
A person who allegedly shot at an officer early Sunday morning in Hayward was driving a car that might be connected with another shooting on Saturday night, police said.