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Humberto Salvador (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Man Sentenced To 400 Years Prison For Orchestrating Gang Rape Of Lesbian In Richmond

A Northern California man who authorities say orchestrated a woman’s rape in part because she was a lesbian has been sentenced to more than 400 years to life in prison.

05/20/2014

Information Tech Academy at De Anza High School in Richmond. (CBS)

East Bay School’s Tech Academy Helps Students Think About College, Career

This weekend, people in Contra Costa County can get their computer problems fixed, for free. It’s part of a unique high school program, where students study technology, and learn about themselves.

05/15/2014

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Richmond on April 8, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Killed In Crash That Caused Richmond Power Outage

Police are investigating a fatal, high-speed crash that caused a power outage in Richmond on Tuesday night.

05/14/2014

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Injury Crash Closes Lanes On I-80 In Richmond, Person Airlifted To Hospital

All lanes of Interstate Highway 80 in Richmond have reopened Tuesday night following a collision in which at least one injured person was airlifted to a hospital, the California Highway Patrol said.

05/13/2014

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Richmond Hit And Run Driver Talking On Cellphone Before Crashing, Pinning Victims

A driver talking on his cellphone crashed into another vehicle, injuring two people, then left his car pinning the victims inside and fled the scene, according to Richmond police.

05/13/2014

Chevron refinery in Richmond. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fire Breaks Out At Chevron’s Richmond Refinery

A small fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond was quickly extinguished Monday afternoon, a Chevron spokeswoman said.

05/12/2014

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Richmond Sears Employee Pepper-Sprayed In $25K Jewelry Heist

Police in Richmond are attempting to find a man who pepper-sprayed a Sears employee and stole more than $25,000 in jewelry from the store, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.

05/08/2014

A boarded up home is seen on April 6, 2011 in Richmond, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Study Looks At Underwater Mortgage Problem, Supports Richmond’s Eminent Domain Plan

The report, titled “Underwater America: How the So-Called Housing ‘Recovery’ is Bypassing Many American Communities” is a first-of-its-kind look at the magnitude of the underwater mortgage issue.

05/08/2014

Nicholas Wessel (Sparks, NV Police Dept.)

Richmond Man Accused Of Sex Assault, Child Porn After Allegedly Luring Teen Girls To Nevada

A Richmond man has been arrested for allegedly luring two teenage girls from California to Nevada and sexually assaulting one of them, police said Thursday.

05/08/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Feds Say Towns Must Be Warned Before Trains Loaded With Crude Oil Pass Through

The Transportation Department issued an emergency order Wednesday requiring that railroads inform state emergency management officials about the movement of large shipments of crude oil through their states and urged shippers not to use older model tanks cars that are easily ruptured in accidents, even at slow speeds.

05/08/2014

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