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Solano County

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Drako, The Contraband Cell Phone-Sniffing Dog, Reaches Milestone At Vacaville Prison

Drako, a Belgian shepherd trained to sniff narcotics and smuggled cell phones, reached a milestone at his prison recently.

07/08/2014

Grass Fire

Crews Battle 1,000-Acre Grass Fire Near Lake Berryessa; Dozens Of Homes Evacuated

A vegetation fire that started on Friday night in parts of Solano County was burning through 1,000 acres and 10 percent contained as of Saturday morning.

07/05/2014

Solano County Fire Damage

Families Displaced By Solano County Fire That Burns 8 Houses Near Birds Landing

A four-alarm fire that damaged eight homes in Collinsville near Birds Landing in Solano County is estimated to have caused millions of dollars in damage.

07/04/2014

Birds Landing Fire

Fire Destroys Several Homes In Solano County

Several homes in the Collinsville area of Solano County were destroyed in a fast-moving fire Friday afternoon.

07/04/2014

7-Eleven robbery spree in Solano County. police identified the suspects as 20-year-old Fairfield residents Dawaun Gillum and Robert Dorton.

Fairfield Police Arrest 7-Eleven Armed Robbery Spree Suspects

Two men were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of multiple armed robberies at four separate 7-Eleven stores in Solano County that happened earlier this week.

05/23/2014

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Mountain Lion Warning Issued For Solano County Hills

A mountain lion was spotted in its native habitat along the hillsides surrounding Vacaville, but because of the popularity of trails in the area and public concern, the city is issuing a warning to be cautious.

02/21/2014

A box of influenza vaccine shots is seen in the MinuteClinic at the CVS/pharmacy on January 6, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2013-2014 influenza season is starting to take off in the United States, with more than half the country reporting widespread cases of flu activity, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bay Area Flu-Related Death Toll Rises To 18

More flu deaths were reported throughout the Bay Area Tuesday, with 18 residents fatally contracting the virus so far this winter season, according to health officials.

01/14/2014

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Lawsuits Prompt Bay Area Sheriffs To Issue Concealed Weapons Permits

The Bay Area has traditionally been a tough place to legally carry a concealed loaded gun. But that may be changing.

11/20/2013

A grass fire burns in Solano County. (CBS)

Trio Of Fires Send Smoke Over Bay Area

Three wind-fueled fires burning Friday sent thick clouds of smoke across most of the Bay Area. The largest fire was burning near Suisun City, with another burning in Bencia and a third near Rohnert Park.

10/04/2013

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2,000 California Birth Records Found In Unsecure Location

State health officials are investigating a possible security breach involving 2,000 California birth records.

05/07/2013

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