Eclipse Gawkers Stop Along Bay Area Freeway; CHP DumbfoundedAn overwhelming urge to stop what you're doing and look at the eclipse Monday extended to drivers on at least one Bay Area freeways, creating some unsafe conditions, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Car Crashes Into Cow On Highway 24; 3 InjuredThree people were hospitalized after a car struck a cow and then was hit by another vehicle on eastbound state Highway 24 in Orinda early Wednesday.
2-Alarm Fire Along Hwy 24 In Orinda Burns 25 AcresA 25-acre grass fire that was sparked by a car on the side of Highway 24 in Orinda Monday afternoon has been 75 percent contained, according to Cal Fire.
Hwy. 13 Drivers Forced To Detour As Sinkhole Steve Repairs ContinueExpect major detourswhile a deep sinkhole that opened up in the left lane of southbound state Highway 13 in Oakland is being repaired.
Chaos As CHP Chases Down Herd Of Wayward Goats On Highway 24Why did the herd of goats cross the road? To get to the other side of the Caldecott Tunnel, perhaps.
Crash Triggers Traffic Nightmare On Highway 24An accident near the LaFayette BART station early Wednesday brought traffic to a near halt on the jam-packed freeway, transforming the morning commute into a nightmare.
Car Launches Into Walnut Creek Building During Police ChaseA police chase in Walnut Creek came to a frightening and fortuitous end as the suspect car plowed into a building at the moment an ambulance crew was standing by.
Suspected Serial Arsonist Arrested For Setting More Than 30 Fires In Contra Costa CountyA suspected serial arsonist responsible for setting more than 30 fires in Contra Costa County is in custody. Authorities arrested James William Wilson in Bay Point Tuesday.
Grass Fire Briefly Threatens Home Near Highway 24 In LafayetteAn 8-acre brush fire briefly threatened a home in Lafayette early Wednesday morning, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire marshal.
Second Baby In 2 Days Born On Shoulder Of Highway 24 In LafayetteA 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.
2 Arrested After Pursuit, Crash On Highway 24 Near Caldecott TunnelTwo 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.
Highway 24, BART Stations, Amtrak Shut Down As Protesters March Through Oakland & Berkeley For 4th NightProtesters 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.