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A pit bull dog. (CBS)

East Bay Boy Mauled By Pit Bulls Undergoing 2nd Surgery

A 10-year-old Martinez boy who was mauled by a pair of pit bulls in Antioch over the weekend is undergoing surgery this afternoon at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, according the boy’s mother.

08/14/2013

Kenneth Thompson (Martinez Police Dept.)

Fugitive Wanted In 2 Attempted Murders Captured In Martinez

A fugitive wanted in connection with two attempted homicides in Contra Costa County was captured in Martinez Wednesday morning, a police lieutenant said.

08/14/2013

Dogfighting.

10-Year-Old East Bay Boy Mauled By Pit Bulls, Fundraisers Set

Fundraisers are scheduled for the next three days at a Martinez Mountain Mike’s Pizza to help a 10-year-old who was mauled by two pit bulls last weekend.

08/13/2013

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Martinez Man Fatally Shot During Hunting Trip

A Martinez man who was on a hunting trip suffered a fatal gunshot wound while traveling in a car in Tomales Saturday afternoon, the Marin County coroner’s office said.

08/13/2013

A highway patrol officer guards a roadblock on Highway 38 near Angeles Oaks during a standoff with fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner, near San Bernardino, California on February 12, 2013. Nobody has yet been found in a burnt-out US mountain cabin where Dorner was believed to have barricaded himself after a six-day manhunt, a police spokesman said. Media reports that a body had been found in the cabin near Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, and identified as Dorner's were false, said Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman Andrew Smith. AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Driver, Passenger Hurt In High-Speed Chase, Crash On Hwy 4 In Martinez

A high-speed chase ended in a collision on state Highway 4 in Martinez early Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

07/26/2013

(AP)

Man Jailed For Allegedly Stealing From Martinez Christmas Charity

A man arrested earlier this year for allegedly stealing $60,000 worth of property from a Martinez Christmas charity is back in jail on suspicion of another theft from the same organization.

07/20/2013

John Muir

Arborists Try To Clone John Muir’s Bay Area Tree

Arborists are trying to clone a dying tree the naturalist brought to the Bay Area in the nineteenth century.

06/20/2013

Water floods a Martinez street following a water main break. (CBS)

Water Main Break Sends Gushing Water Through Martinez Neighborhood

A 14-inch water main ruptured in Martinez early Thursday morning, sending water gushing down streets in a neighborhood near downtown, a city engineer said.

06/06/2013

Julie Tenpenny was arrested on suspicion of arson in Martinez. (CBS)

Concord Woman Arrested After Suspected Arson Fire In Martinez

Martinez police arrested a 48-year-old Concord woman Sunday evening after she was allegedly caught starting a brush fire that threatened homes.

05/20/2013

(CBS)

Arson Suspected In Martinez Brush Fire

A brush fire in the East Bay was threatening homes Sunday evening and authorities are investigating whether it was set intentionally.

05/19/2013

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