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Interstate 880

Police follow protesters in Oakland Monday night. (CBS)

Oakland Police Changing Tactics After Zimmerman Protest Violence

Oakland police Chief Sean Whent and Mayor Jean Quan pledged Wednesday that police will change their tactics in future protests to try to prevent the acts of violence that occurred in protests on recent nights.


Protesters upset over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin blocked traffic on Interstate 880 in Oakland on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Police Chief Blames Zimmerman Protest Violence On Small Group

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said Tuesday that Monday night’s protest against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case spiraled out of control because a small group of violent people were involved.


Oakland Police arrive at a demonstration. (CBS)

9 Arrested, 1 Injured In 3rd Night Of Oakland Zimmerman Verdict Protests

Several people were arrested in Oakland overnight as demonstrators took to the streets for a third night to protest George Zimmerman’s Florida acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.


Protesters upset over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin blocked traffic on Interstate 880 in Oakland on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Marchers Block I-880 In Oakland On 3rd Night Of Zimmerman Verdict Protests

Hundreds of protesters angry with the acquittal of a neighborhood watch volunteer for a fatal shooting in Florida marched through downtown Oakland on Monday night and police have called for mutual aid from other agencies.



Firefighters Contain Brush Fire Near San Jose’s Coyote Creek

Firefighters contained a fire in heavy brush near Coyote Creek Thursday afternoon, a fire captain said.



Fire Crews Douse Brush Fires In Dublin

Firefighters put out a one-alarm brush fire on Interstate Highway 580 in Dublin Saturday morning. Multiple small brush fires in the same vicinity were reported on westbound Highway 580, as well.


Jasmine Glenn's Chevrolet Impala was damaged from a crash allegedly caused by a sideshow on Interstate 880 in San Leandro on March 20, 2013. (CBS)

2-Year-Old Recovering From Crash Linked To San Leandro Sideshow

A two-year-old is recovering from surgery for a broken neck suffered in a freeway accident allegedly caused by an illegal sideshow last month.


Cars are seen doing donuts on Interstate 880 near the Coliseum and the Oracle Arena in Oakland. (iitreatedii/YouTube)

Man Says His Car Was On Test Drive During Oakland Sideshow

A man whose car was spotted performing stunts during a sideshow on Interstate 880 in Oakland on Saturday told CBS 5 his car was involved, but he said someone else was behind the wheel.


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Milpitas Man Killed In I-880 Crash In San Jose

A 19-year-old Milpitas man was killed in a solo vehicle crash on Interstate Highway 880 in San Jose Saturday morning that investigators believe was caused by drug or alcohol intoxication.


An overturned car is removed from the accident scene in San Leandro. (CBS)

Big-Rig Drops Cars Onto Northbound 880 In San Leandro

All lanes have reopened on Interstate 880 in San Leandro Wednesday, but an overpass has been partially closed as inspectors check the overpass for possible damage from crushed cars that fell from a truck.