Petaluma

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Car Thieves Get Stuck In Petaluma Traffic, Chased Down By Victim

Two would-be car thieves were arrested Friday in Petaluma after they got stuck in traffic in the stolen vehicle, police said.

04/25/2015

Petaluma Burglary

Burglar Gets Cozy At Petaluma Home With Tater Tots And Naptime

Police say a would-be burglar was sidetracked by snack and naptime Thursday afternoon, heating up some tater tots and then taking a snooze on the sofa of the house he broke into.

04/24/2015

The scene of a deadly construction accident off of Highway 101 in Petaluma. (CBS)

Worker Crushed To Death By Rolling Pipe At Highway 101 Widening Project In Petaluma

A man working on the Highway 101 widening project in Petaluma was crushed to death Wednesday when a huge pipe barreled down a hillside.

04/15/2015

Kurt Ludwigsen is accused of nearly 100 sexual offenses involving softball players at Nyack College in New York. (CBS)

Ex-Petaluma Softball Coach Faces 100 Sex Charges Involving Players At New York College

A man who coached softball in Sonoma County for more than 10 years is accused of nearly 100 sex-related offenses involving players at a small New York college.

04/14/2015

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Suspect Brandishing Gun Dies In Fiery Crash Near Bodega Bay After High-Speed Chase

A suspect who was brandishing a gun at a bar in Petaluma died in a fiery crash after fleeing from sheriff’s deputies Monday evening, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

03/17/2015

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Petaluma Featured In New McDonald’s Ad, But Not All Residents Loving It

Petaluma is getting some national exposure in a new McDonald’s ad, but not everybody is loving it.

03/12/2015

Adobe Rd. at Frates Rd. near Petaluma. (Google Street View)

CHP Identifies Man Killed Saturday In Rollover Crash Near Petaluma

A 38-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash that was found by a vineyard manager inspecting the property east of Petaluma on Saturday morning.

02/22/2015

Adobe Rd. at Frates Rd. near Petaluma. (Google Street View)

1 Found Dead In Car That Rolled Over Near Petaluma

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatality that stemmed from a crash east of Petaluma Saturday morning.

02/21/2015

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Man Found Facedown, Dead On Petaluma Sidewalk Identified

Police have identified a man who died Tuesday after being found lying facedown on a sidewalk in Petaluma as 60-year-old Michael Lee Patton.

12/20/2014

Petaluma Flood Fight

Band Of 80-Year-Old Heroes Saves Senior Mobile Home Park From Devastating NorCal Storm

The men at Leisure Lake Village Mobile Home Park stayed up for 2 days, making sure the seniors were safe from flooding.

12/12/2014

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