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The body of a worker is covered by a tarp at a construction site in San Mateo, May 20, 2014. (CBS)

Construction Worker Killed At San Mateo Bay Meadows Housing Development Site

A worker died in a fall at a residential construction site at the former Bay Meadows racetrack in San Mateo Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

05/20/2014

18-year-old Brittney Silva in an April, 2014 interview with KPIX 5. Silva was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on May 19, 2014. (CBS)

Family Of Teen Killed By Train In San Leandro Fundraising For Funeral, Peers Recall Her Drive

The family of an 18-year-old aspiring doctor is trying to raise money for her funeral after she was hit and killed by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on Monday. Meanwhile, her peers remember her drive and spirit.

05/20/2014

A woman wearing headphones was killed by an Amtrak train in San Leandro Monday, despite warnings from witnesses. (CBS)

Teen Wearing Headphones Killed By Amtrak Train In San Leandro Despite Warning From Witness

An 18-year-old woman who was wearing headphones was killed Monday evening when she was struck by an Amtrak train in the vicinity of Hesperian Boulevard and Springlake Drive in San Leandro, police said.

05/19/2014

A man was killed while sitting in a car in East Oakland Monday night. (CBS)

Man Shot, Killed While Sitting In Car In Oakland

A man was fatally shot Monday night while he was sitting in a car in East Oakland, police said.

05/19/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Woman Stabbed To Death Inside San Jose Home

A woman was stabbed to death at a home in San Jose Thursday evening, according to police.

05/15/2014

Folsom Lake, Folsom Point Boat Ramp, January 4th, 2014. Lake is at its lowest levels since dam construction, more than 119 feet  or 81% below capacity.  (Credit: Brandon Mercer / CBS SF)

Boat That Capsized On Folsom Lake Was Going 100+ MPH; 4 Men Presumed Dead

Authorities say a boat that capsized with four men on board in a lake east of Sacramento was traveling faster than 100 miles per hour.

05/13/2014

A black-crowned night heron perched on a branch. (JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Neighbors Fear Baby Birds Massacred In Woodchipper During Oakland Post Office Project

Oakland residents say rare birds were slaughtered during an Oakland tree-trimming project on behalf of the downtown U.S. Post office.

05/07/2014

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Man Not Charged After Shooting, Killing Apartment Neighbor Who Mistakenly Tried To Enter Wrong Unit

A man arrested on suspicion of shooting and killing another man in a South of Market apartment building early Saturday morning was released from jail without charges Tuesday evening, according to a spokesman for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.

05/06/2014

SWAT officers outside a Sunnyvale home on August 8, 2013. (CBS)

Sunnyvale Officers Cleared Of Wrongdoing After SWAT Standoff Ended In Knife-Wielding Man’s Death

Three Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety officers who shot and killed a knife-wielding man during a SWAT standoff last summer were cleared of any wrongdoing by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, prosecutors said Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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Dublin Police Shoot, Kill Man While Responding To Domestic Disturbance Call

A man was shot and killed by police responding to a domestic disturbance call in Dublin Sunday evening, a police lieutenant said.

05/04/2014

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