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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

Laurie London’s body was found burned in an orchard in Central California. (CBS Sacramento)

Young Mother’s Body Found Burned Near Modesto Orchard; Killer At Large

A woman whose body was found burned near a Modesto orchard has been identified, but police aren’t sure if she actually died there.

03/19/2015

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Tears Turn To Music, Dance At Event Celebrating Life Of Oakland Mom Who Died Trying To Protect Her Children From Gunfire

The event was organized to celebrate Chyemil Pierce’s life, and the lives of too many others lost to violence.

03/14/2015

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

19-Year-Old Arrested And Charged With Murder In Shooting Of Mother In West Oakland

A 19-year-old man was charged Thursday with the murder of a mother trying to rush her children to safety from a gun battle that erupted in front of her West Oakland home Monday, but it is unclear if he fired the fatal shot, police said Thursday.

03/12/2015

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Arrest Made After Mom With 2 Kids Interrupt Burglary Inside Pleasant Hill Home

A mother, with her two children in tow, interrupted a burglary inside her home on Tuesday, leading to the eventual arrest of the burglar, police said Wednesday.

03/11/2015

Urn similar to the one containing ashes. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Burglary Victim Left Distraught After Urn Containing Mother’s Ashes Stolen In San Francisco Burglary

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating an urn that was stolen during a residential burglary in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood in February.

03/11/2015

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mother Dies In Afternoon Oakland Shooting While Protecting Her Children

Police say a woman who was killed by gunfire Monday afternoon in West Oakland, was simply trying to get her young children to safety when she was shot in the head. The woman’s children were not hurt.

03/10/2015

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Court Rules Gay, Single Man Can Adopt His Son After Mother Steps In As Surrogate

A gay man whose mother stepped in to act as surrogate for his child has won the right to adopt the eight-month-old child after a court ruling in the U.K.

03/09/2015

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Struggling Single Mom Of 2 Rents San Mateo Garage For $1,000 A Month

One mother in San Mateo says rent’s so expensive in her city all she can afford is a garage.

03/05/2015

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Salinas Mother Sentenced To Jail For Sexually Abusing Teen Boy She Met Through Her Daughter

A 50-year-old Salinas woman was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail and more than five years of probation in the sexual abuse of a teen boy over a three-year period.

12/18/2014

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