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(L-R) Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Anna Paquin, Joe Manganiello, Chris Bauer in the seventh season of "True Blood."  (credit: HBO)

‘True Blood’ Season Premiere Gets Heavy

Pam dodges a bullet, Sookie hears some bad news, and Tara meets her match…

06/23/2014

An elderly man was critically injured when he was struck by a truck in San Francisco's Noe Valley neighborhood on Monday night. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Vehicle In Lafayette

A woman was struck and killed by a truck while walking in Lafayette Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

06/17/2014

Lafayette Elementary School

Woman Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student At Oakland School Ordered To Undergo Mental Evaluation

An Oakland woman accused of sexually assaulting and beating a 9-year-old girl with a hammer inside a bathroom at an elementary school last month will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

06/13/2014

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Heat In Contra Costa Co. Leads To Downed Power Line, Grass Fires, Outage

High temperatures led to an equipment failure and downed power line that sparked two small grass fires and an outage affecting some 2,400 PG&E customers near the Walnut Creek-Lafayette border on Sunday night

06/09/2014

Acalanes High School in Lafayette. (Acalanes Union High School District)

Suspect Detained After Social Media Threats Lockdown Acalanes High School In Lafayette

Acalanes High School in Lafayette is currently on lockdown because of threats posted to social media, officials said.

06/06/2014

Ecstasy pills. (Sean Garnsworthy/Getty Images)

Alexander Shulgin, ‘Godfather of Ecstasy’, Dies At Lafayette Home

Alexander Shulgin, a respected chemist famed for dusting off a decades-old recipe for the psychedelic drug ecstasy, died at his Lafayette home on Monday according to his wife.

06/03/2014

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Lafayette Police Search For Burglary Suspect

Officers were searching for a suspect who broke into a home in Lafayette Wednesday afternoon, police said.

05/28/2014

Marathon swimmer Jamie Patrick will attempt to break a record by swimming from Milwaukee to Chicago. (Credit: Brian Patterson)

Lafayette Man Plans Record-Breaking Swim Attempt From Milwaukee To Chicago

A Lafayette man plans to attempt a record-breaking swim from Milwaukee to Chicago.

05/01/2014

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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

A tow truck driver loads a car onto a flatbed after its tires were punctured by metal debris, February 14, 2014. (CBS)

Metal Debris Causes Dozens Of Flat Tires On Highway 24 In Lafayette

Dozens of cars were hit with flat tires during the early Friday morning commute along a stretch of Highway 24 in Lafayette, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/14/2014

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