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Pedestrian Killed In San Jose Hit-And-Run Crash

Police this morning are investigating a fatal hit-and-run near a golf course in San Jose on Sunday night.

08/18/2014

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Crash Involving 8 Vehicles In San Jose Leaves 10 Injured; Driver Arrested

Police said speed and alcohol played a role in a Sunday crash involving eight vehicles that sent several people to the hospital in San Jose.

08/18/2014

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Crews Mop Up Fuel Spill From Overturned Big-Rig On Hwy 9 Near Castle Rock State Park

A tow truck crew has removed a big-rig that overturned and caused a small diesel spill near Castle Rock State Park east of Saratoga Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/13/2014

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Evacuation Lifted For Hundreds Of Campbell Residents Following Gas Main Leak

Utility crews have stopped the leak of a 4-inch natural gas main in Campbell Monday morning that had prompted police to evacuate hundreds of residents near a construction project, a police captain said.

08/11/2014

Image from a compilation video of 'fire challenges' shows a teenage girl after flammable fluid on her body was ignited. The fire was was quickly put out.  (Abdul/World Star Hip Hop)

Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’ Game Trends Among Teens On Social Media; South Bay Fire Officials Issue Warning

Santa Clara County health officials Friday warned of the dangers of a national trend called “The Fire Challenge” where teens voluntarily light themselves on fire and post videos of it on Facebook and other social media.

08/08/2014

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Man Killed In Possible Gang Related Shooting In Sunnyvale Identified

A man killed early Saturday in what police said was a possible gang-related shooting that also wounded a woman has been identified as 20-year-old Ernesto Castro-Sanchez, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office

08/06/2014

A view of the grass playing surface at Levi's Stadium. (CBS)

Final Prep Underway Before Earthquakes Play In First-Ever Sporting Event At Levi’s Stadium

The San Jose Earthquakes will christen Levi’s Stadium in a Major League Soccer match Saturday evening.

08/01/2014

Christina Puckett (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department)

Missing Woman Found After Hiking On Mt. Hamilton In Santa Clara County

A missing woman has been found safe after she went hiking on Mt. Hamilton in Santa Clara County with her husband Wednesday night, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

07/31/2014

A mother and child, 3, from El Salvador await transport to a processing center for undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande into the United States on July 24, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Supervisor Proposes Hosting Child Migrants As Gov. Brown Meets With Mexico’s President On Immigration Crisis

Immigration is on the agenda in Mexico City as Governor Brown meets with Mexico’s president. Meanwhile there’s an idea to bring hundreds of child migrants to the South Bay.

07/28/2014

"The Jungle" homeless encampment in San Jose (Colgan/CBS)

KCBS Cover Story Series: Welcome To ‘The Jungle,’ San Jose’s Rapidly-Growing Homeless Encampment

While Silicon Valley is known for its high tech entrepreneurs who are making millions of dollars, the latest numbers show that the homeless population in San Jose has grown by about 20 percent since 2011. That increase is visibly evident in an area known as “The Jungle”—arguably the largest homeless encampment in the nation.

07/07/2014

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