Martinez

John Swett Elementary School (CBS)

Martinez School Official Takes Heat After Saying Some Students Don’t Need A/C

Some parents were offended when a school board member said kids at predominantly white John Swett Elementary need A/C, and kids at predominately Hispanic/Latino La Juntas Elementary don’t.

04/04/2015

Blake Robert Johnston (Martinez Police Dept.)

Martinez Man Accused Of Luring Girl For Sex Now Facing Child Porn Charges, May Have 300 Victims

A Martinez man charged in federal court last year with luring a teenage girl across state lines for sex is now facing new child pornography charges involving more than 300 victims, officials said Friday.

04/03/2015

Police Investigation

Pedestrian Killed In Fatal Collision On Morello Ave. In Martinez

Police said a pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle in Martinez Friday night was a man about 60 years old.

03/28/2015

(CBS)

13-Year-Old Boy Stabs Student In Martinez Middle School Locker Room

A 13-year-old boy who stabbed a student in the locker room of a Martinez middle school Thursday morning turned himself in to school staff, police said.

03/26/2015

Scene of a gravel truck spill at a home on Shell Ave. in Martinez, March 23, 2015. (CBS)

Freak Accident With Toppled Gravel Truck Kills Pregnant Mother, In Front Of Her 4-Year-Old Daughter

A woman killed when she was crushed by a toppling gravel load in Martinez on Monday afternoon has been identified as a 32-year-old mother.

03/24/2015

Scene of a gravel truck spill in Martinez, March 23, 2015. (CBS)

Woman Killed When Gravel Truck Overturns Onto Car Outside Martinez Home

A person inside a car in the driveway of a Martinez home was killed Monday when a gravel truck overturned onto it Monday, according to authorities.

03/23/2015

(Getty Images)

What Caused NorCal Gas Prices To Rise 75 Cents Last Month?

The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Northern California rose by 75 cents in the last month.

03/11/2015

(CBS SF)

Martinez Police Chase Ends In Crash, Drug Bust

A police chase in Martinez came to an abrupt end Wednesday morning.

03/11/2015

(CBS SF)

4 Colorado Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested Following High-Speed Chase In Martinez

Police have arrested a fourth suspect in connection with a high-speed chase that ended in a crash Wednesday morning.

02/25/2015

Gas Prices

Shell Says Oil Leak In Bay Near Martinez Refinery Was Result Of Tests On The Line

Approximately two barrels of oil leaked into the Bay near the Martinez Shell refinery on Tuesday. According to the company, the leak was the result of tests being conducted on the line.

02/11/2015

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