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Martinez

(City of Martinez)

Martinez Extends Moratorium On Downtown Bars

The city council is looking to create a better set of guidelines and rules before allowing any new watering holes from opening.

09/06/2013

Firefighters battled a two alarm blaze at a car dealership in Martinez. (CBS)

Firefighters Put Out Early Morning 2-Alarm Blaze In Martinez

Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze surrounded by downed electrical wires in Martinez early Friday morning, according to fire officials.

09/06/2013

Car Crash

Driver Killed In Solo Crash On EB Highway 4 Near Martinez

A driver was killed in a crash on eastbound state Highway 4 near Martinez Saturday morning.

08/24/2013

Dogfighting.

East Bay Boy Attacked By Pit Bulls Returns From Hospital

A Martinez boy who was seriously injured when he was attacked by pit bulls in Antioch earlier this month has been released from the hospital, his mother said Wednesday.

08/21/2013

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

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