Highway 24

Aerial view of brush fire near Highway 24 in Lafayette July 28, 2015. (CBS SF)

Grass Fire Briefly Threatens Home Near Highway 24 In Lafayette

An 8-acre brush fire briefly threatened a home in Lafayette early Wednesday morning, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire marshal.

07/29/2015

According to the CHP, a baby was born along Highway 24 near the Interstate 680 interchange on the evening of January 15, 2015. (Bay City News Service)

Second Baby In 2 Days Born On Shoulder Of Highway 24 In Lafayette

A baby born on the side of state Highway 24 in Lafayette Thursday evening was the second such high-speed freeway delivery in the area in less than 48 hours, according to the California Highway Patrol.

01/15/2015

Cars driving through the 4th bore in the Caldecott Tunnel.  (CBS)

2 Arrested After Pursuit, Crash On Highway 24 Near Caldecott Tunnel

Two suspects were taken into custody after leading authorities on a pursuit on state Highway 24 and then colliding with two other motorists just west of the Caldecott Tunnel in Oakland Monday afternoon, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said.

01/05/2015

Protesters march in Berkeley for the fourth night in a row. (Christin Ayers)

Highway 24, BART Stations, Amtrak Shut Down As Protesters March Through Oakland & Berkeley For 4th Night

Protesters marched through Berkeley for a fourth night in a row in the latest demonstration over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during confrontations with police. The protesters ended up in Oakland and prompted a closure of Highway 24.

12/09/2014

(CBS SF)

Berkeley Protests Turn Violent For Second Straight Night

Berkeley police are reporting that the protest Sunday night and earlier Monday morning over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man has ended.

12/08/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash in Concord. (CBS)

73-Year-Old Man Killed In Crash On Highway 24 In Oakland

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A 73-year-old man was killed in a crash on state Highway 24 in Oakland early Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The accident on westbound Highway 24 just east […]

12/06/2014

(CBS)

‘Miracle’ Survival: Mother, Toddler Escape Death When Hit By Car Following Mom’s Alleged DUI Crash In Orinda

A 2-year-old girl and her mother were recovering from what authorities are describing as their miraculous survival of a hit-and-run crash on state Highway 24 in Orinda.

09/18/2014

(CBS)

Mother Suspected Of DUI & Toddler Injured In Hit-And-Run After Crashing Minivan On Hwy 24 In Orinda

A suspected drunk driver and her 2-year-old daughter were badly injured by a hit-and-run driver after walking across state Highway 24 in Orinda on Monday night

09/16/2014

(CBS)

Injury Crash Blocks Lanes Of Highway 24 During Morning Commute

A crash between a big-rig and pickup truck briefly blocked lanes of westbound state Highway 24 in Orinda during the morning commute Tuesday.

08/26/2014

(CBS)

Teenage Driver Killed On Highway 24 Crash In Lafayette

A 17-year-old Danville boy was killed in a solo car crash on state Highway 24 in Lafayette Thrusday morning, a fire captain said.

03/06/2014

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