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Authorities said a transgender teen was sexually assaulted inside this restroom at Hercules Middle-High School on the morning of March 3, 2014. (CBS)

Transgender Hercules High Student Reports Being Sexually Assaulted In Restroom

Authorities in Hercules are investigating the sexual assault of a transgender student in a restroom at Hercules Middle-High School on Monday.

03/03/2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez was charged with battery after fighting back against alleged bullies. (CBS)

Hercules Transgender Teen May Get Charges Dropped After Fight

A transgender teen is expected to avoid a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a bullying incident on an East Bay high school campus.

02/08/2014

Authorities said this dark colored SUV was involved in a hit-and-run crash heading southbound on Willow Avenue in Hercules on January 17, 2014. A 70-year-old man was seriously injured. (Hercules Police Department)

Hercules Police Seek Hit-&-Run Driver Caught On Video

Police in Hercules are asking for the public’s help in finding a driver involved in a hit-and-run collision that left an elderly pedestrian with serious injuries.

01/24/2014

Children play in a bounce house.

Bounce Houses Banned In Another East Bay Suburb

Bans on bounce houses in city parks are creeping across communities in the East Bay. The latest: Hercules.

01/20/2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez was charged with battery after fighting back against alleged bullies. (CBS)

Hercules Transgender Teen Charged With Battery After Fighting Back Against Bullies

A transgender teenager is being charged with misdemeanor battery after fighting back against alleged bullies in a Contra Costa County school.

01/09/2014

Police evidence photo of a replica pistol confiscated from two boys in Hercules. (Hercules Police Dept.)

4 Boys Cited For Carrying Replica Pistol In Hercules

Four boys were cited in Hercules earlier this week after they were spotted with what turned out to be a replica pistol, police said Thursday.

12/19/2013

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.

12/02/2013

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.

11/15/2013

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.

11/05/2013

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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.

10/30/2013

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