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Cellphone video of a fight on the Hercules High School campus on November 13, 2013. (CBS)

West Contra Costa School Board Meets Over Brawl Involving Transgender Teen

A fight at Hercules High School last month that involved a transgender student prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District board to hold a special meeting Monday evening.


Cellphone video of a fight on the Hercules High School campus on November 13, 2013. (CBS)

Hercules School Investigates Fight That May Involve Transgender Teen

Police and school administrators are investigating a fight at Hercules High School earlier this week that may have involved a transgender student.


A wild African serval. (CBS)

Wild Cat Hybrid Fad In California Concerning To Pet Experts

An exotic hybrid is the result of crossbreeding a domestic cat with an exotic “wild” cat, like a wild African serval or an Asian leopard cat. You can’t privately own wild cats like a serval in California, but you can take home the next best thing.


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Wanted Teen Jumps From Moving Car To Avoid Hercules Police During Pursuit

A 17-year-old Sacramento boy with warrants for his arrest jumped out of a moving car in an attempt to evade Hercules police on Friday, according to police.


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Burglar Steals $40,000 In Jewelry, Cash From Hercules Home

Investigators are trying to locate a burglar who broke into a Hercules home and stole about $40,000 in jewelry and hundreds of dollars in cash on Monday, according to police.


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Benicia Man Arrested For DUI, Assaulting Officer After Hercules Crash

A Benicia man was arrested after attempting to hit a police officer while in custody for an alleged drunken driving hit-and-run crash in Hercules, according to police.



Shaved Ignition Keys, Meth Pipes Found During Hercules Traffic Stop

Police have seized a cache of shaved ignition keys from a man and a woman during a traffic stop in Hercules.


A highway patrol officer guards a roadblock on Highway 38 near Angeles Oaks during a standoff with fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner, near San Bernardino, California on February 12, 2013. Nobody has yet been found in a burnt-out US mountain cabin where Dorner was believed to have barricaded himself after a six-day manhunt, a police spokesman said. Media reports that a body had been found in the cabin near Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, and identified as Dorner's were false, said Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman Andrew Smith. AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Hercules Man Arrested After CHP Chase, 25-Foot Jump

A Hercules man was arrested after a vehicle and foot chase that began with a traffic stop late Monday night, according police.


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Woman Tied Up, Assaulted In Hercules Home Invasion

Police were seeking two men who tied up a woman and assaulted her inside her Hercules home on Tuesday night, police said.


A photo of Joseph Trapani's Hercules fire rescue. (Joseph Trapani)

Hercules Man Hailed As A Hero After Daring Fire Rescue

The 29-year-old Hercules resident was riding in a car with his brother and two friends on their way to play golf at the Franklin Canyon Golf Course about 1:30 p.m. Saturday when he saw a home on fire in the 2200 block of Lupine Road.