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Crash, Oil Spill Shuts Down Highway 101 In San Carlos

All lanes have reopened on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Carlos after an injury crash and oil spill blocked the roadway Saturday morning.

10/26/2013

The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

Cosco Busan Pilot Sues Coast Guard Over License

65-year-old John Cota has filed a lawsuit alleging that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Coast Guard violated his civil rights by denying his request to renew his merchant marine license.

02/11/2013

Bay Bridge Repairs From Tanker Grazing Will Cost $3M, Take Four Months

Caltrans says it will take construction crews four months to repair the damage to the Bay Bridge from when a tanker ship grazed its fender and that it will cost $3 million.

01/25/2013

The Overseas Reymar in San Francisco Bay after brushing up against a Bay Bridge tower bumper. (CBS)

Pilot Who Struck Bay Bridge Had 3 Prior Accidents

The pilot of an empty oil tanker that crashed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was involved in three previous accidents, records obtained Tuesday show.

01/08/2013

The Overseas Reymar in San Francisco Bay after brushing up against a Bay Bridge tower bumper. (CBS)

Oil Tanker Hits Bay Bridge Tower; No Spill Reported

An empty oil tanker caused minor damage when it struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Monday, and the busy span remained open to traffic, officials said.

01/07/2013

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney: Pay Attention To What I Say, Not What I Do

In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.

08/07/2012

Food in a fryer. (CBS)

Truck Spills 100 Gallons Of Cooking Oil Near SF Metreon

A truck spilled about 100 gallons of cooking oil near the Metreon in San Francisco Monday afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman said.

07/30/2012

The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

Owners Of Ship In ’07 SF Bay Oil Spill Sue Pharmacists Over Captain’s Meds

The owners and operators of a container ship that slammed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in 2007 are suing pharmacists who they say dispensed drugs to the pilot of the Cosco Busan.

04/25/2012

The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

Bay Herring Fishery Still Suffering From ’07 Cosco Busan Oil Spill

A new study shows that Pacific herring have suffered unusually high death rates and deformities since the 2007 oil spill.

12/27/2011

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