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Interstate 680

Big Rig Catches Fire In Martinez, Blocks Southbound Lanes On Interstate 680

A big-rig carrying vehicles caught fire on southbound Interstate Highway 680 in unincorporated Martinez Monday afternoon, backing up traffic on the highway, according to the California Highway Patrol.

23 hours ago

(CBS)

Walnut Creek Police Officer Arrested For Allegedly Attacking Woman With Bat While Wearing Mask

A Walnut Creek police officer was arrested after allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a bat in Richmond earlier this month.

08/29/2014

(CBS)

Resident Traps Burglary Suspect Inside Tool Shed For Richmond Police

A burglary suspect in Richmond was locked up twice early Monday morning when a homeowner allegedly saw him breaking into a tool shed and trapped him inside until police arrived to arrest him.

08/25/2014

Image from YouTube video of wrong-way taxi on HIghway 4 in Martinez. (Moiz Qureshi)

Woman Arrested After Stealing Taxi, Driving Wrong Way On Hwy 4 In Martinez

A woman was arrested Friday morning after allegedly stealing a taxicab and driving the wrong way on state Highway 4 in Martinez, causing two crashes and shutting down the roadway, authorities said.

08/15/2014

19-year-old Jeremy Scott of Martinez reunites with his family at SFO on August 15, 2014, following a tour in Afghanistan. (USO / Bay City News Service)

19-Year-Old Martinez Soldier Returns From Afghanistan To Emotional Welcome

A 19-year-old soldier is headed home to Martinez on Friday afternoon after returning from a tour in Afghanistan.

08/15/2014

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Oakland Public Works Employee Charged With Rape Of 16-year-Old Girl

An Oakland Public Works employee has been charged with rape and a slew of other sex crimes for allegedly sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl in Antioch, a prosecutors said Wednesday.

08/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Massive Fire Burns Historic Dock In Martinez

Police and firefighters responded Sunday night to the Martinez Marina to a fire on the pier.

08/04/2014

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Concord Elementary Teacher Denies Allegations Of Inappropriate Touching During Trial

A longtime Concord elementary school teacher testified in a Martinez courtroom Wednesday that he never inappropriately addressed or touched any of his students, despite the numerous child molestation charges against him.

07/30/2014

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Jump On Tomorrow: Mosquitoes, Giants ‘Peanut Allergy’ Day, Shrimp Boy Arraignment

Get a jump on what’s happening tomorrow in the Bay Area.

07/29/2014

CHP officers at the scene of a crash along Highway 4 in Martinez involving a stolen Acura, July 8, 2014. (CHP Oakland)

Stolen Car Driver Leads CHP On Freeway Chase; Crashes Along Highway 4 In Martinez

CHP officers pursued a driver in a stolen car 23 miles from Berkeley to Martinez Tuesday morning before the suspect crashed and surrendered, a CHP officer said.

07/08/2014

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