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Authorities on the scene after a dead body was found off Thornton Avenue in Newark on October 27, 2014. (CBS)

Man’s Body Discovered Near Roadway In Newark

A major thoroughfare in Newark has reopened Monday evening several hours after the discovery of a dead body shut down the roadway.

10/27/2014

Three police officers saved a woman from a burning car that crashed on October 23, 2014. (Newark Police Department)

Caught On Video: Newark Police Officers Save Unconscious Woman From Burning Car

Police officers in Newark are being commended for bravery for saving an unconscious woman trapped in a burning car Thursday evening.

10/24/2014

Pulgas Water Temple near Redwood City (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Hetch Hetchy Drinking Water Delivered Through 1st-of-its Kind Tunnel Underneath San Francisco Bay

A first-of-its kind tunnel from Newark to Redwood City dug underneath San Francisco Bay began delivering water from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park on Wednesday.

10/15/2014

(CBS)

Leaking Tank Of Potentially Explosive Gas In Newark Contained Safely

A leaking container of potentially explosive gas was contained safely after prompting the evacuation of a Newark gas company Wednesday morning.

09/24/2014

Tweet purportedly by Krista Hodges, a teacher at Newark High School. (CBS)

Threatening Twitter Messages Made By Newark Teacher Weren’t Criminal, Police Say

Threatening Twitter messages directed at students by a Newark teacher were “inappropriate and unprofessional” but were not criminal, police said Thursday.

09/18/2014

Tweet purportedly by Krista Hodges, a teacher at Newark High School. (CBS)

Student Stands Up For Newark High School Teacher Who Made Threatening Tweets

Newark Memorial High School teacher Krista Hodges came under fire over tweets that included “I already wanna stab kids” and they “make my trigger finger feel itchy.”

09/03/2014

Tweet purportedly by Krista Hodges, a teacher at Newark High School. (CBS)

Newark Teacher Reprimanded For Threatening Comments About Students On Twitter

A school district has taken “appropriate disciplinary steps” against a Newark teacher who reportedly made threatening comments about her students on her Twitter feed.

08/28/2014

(CBS)

Teen Suspect Arrested In Newark Elementary School Burglary

Newark police have arrested a young man on suspicion of stealing from a local elementary school.

08/10/2014

(CBS)

Firefighters Battle Vegetation Fire In Newark

Firefighters are battling a vegetation fire in Newark Sunday night, an Alameda County Fire Department dispatcher said.

08/03/2014

Exterior of the E-Z 8 Motel in Fremont. (CBS)

Newark Motel Targeted For Closure Because Of Criminal Activity

The Newark planning commission was set to vote Wednesday on whether to close down a motel that’s been in business in the city for 30 years because it appears to be a magnet for criminal activity

07/02/2014

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