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Interstate 580

(CBS SF)

4,000 Gallons Of Gasoline Spilled From Monday’s Overturned Tanker Wreck On Sir Francis Drake Blvd. In Marin County

California Highway Patrol officials said 4,000 gallons of gasoline spilled when a big-rig with two tank trailers overturned on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard near San Quentin State Prison in Marin County on Monday.

07/15/2014

(CBS SF)

Overturned Big Rig Leaks Fuel, Creates 580 To 101 Gridlock For Richmond Bridge

A tanker truck crash has blocked a portion of one of Marin County’s main traffic arteries Monday morning, creating a backup that extended across the Richmond Bridge throughout the morning commute.

07/14/2014

Bird-Friendly Wind Turbines

New Design May Reduce Bird Deaths In Wind Turbines On Altamont Pass

Each year, thousands of birds die each year because they fly into wind turbines on the Altamont Pass east of Livermore. New technology could help reduce the number of bird deaths.

05/23/2014

A CHP aircraft caught motorcyclist Corey McDonah riding at speeds up to 120 miles per hour on April 2, 2014. (CBS)

CHP Aircraft Catches East Bay Motorcyclist Going 120 MPH On The Highway

The story of how Corey McDonah ended up in the Hayward Hall of Justice is a high-tech tale that is equal parts dumb luck, bad choices, and good police work.

05/06/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Teenager Killed , Man Injured In Oakland Shootings

Oakland Police Department says a 17-year-old is dead and a 22-year-old is recovering from a gunshot wound to his leg in a pair of shootings early Monday.

03/31/2014

Marijuana

CHP: Man Found With 128 Pounds Of Pot During Traffic Stop In Oakland

A 29-year-old man was arrested in Oakland on Tuesday after a California Highway Patrol officer found 128 pounds of marijuana in the suspect’s car, according to police.

03/12/2014

Byron Williams (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Right-Wing Extremist Guilty Of Attempted Murder In Oakland 580 Shootout With CHP

A Tuolumne County man who planned a terror attack on liberal groups and was involved in a shootout with California Highway Patrol officers in Oakland in 2010 was convicted Monday of four counts of premeditated attempted murder of a peace officer.

03/10/2014

Chopper 5 over a car that was shot reportedly on Interstate 580 in Oakland on March 5, 2014. (CBS)

Shooting Victim Arrives At Oakland Hospital, Reports Getting Shot On I-580

A shooting victim arrived at Highland Hospital in Oakland Wednesday afternoon and said he had been shot on an Oakland freeway, a police spokesman said.

03/05/2014

Chopper 5 over the scene of a shooting on Westbound Interstate 580 near Highway 238 in Castro Valley on February 27, 2014. (CBS)

CHP Arrests 4 Men In Highway 580 Shooting In Castro Valley

The California Highway Patrol has arrested four men on Friday in conjunction with a shooting on I-580 in Castro Valley on Thursday that shut the freeway down almost an hour.

02/28/2014

Chopper 5 over the scene of a shooting on Westbound Interstate 580 near Highway 238 in Castro Valley on February 27, 2014. (CBS)

Shots Fired At SUV On I-580 In Castro Valley, Gunman Sought

A SUV carrying two adults and two children was shot at on Interstate 580 in Castro Valley Thursday afternoon, prompting authorities to close the freeway at the height of rush hour.

02/27/2014

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