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Sonoma County

Customers enter Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park, November 5, 2013. (CBS)

Big Crowds, Traffic Jam Overwhelm New Rohnert Park Casino

The new Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park had to shut its doors shortly after opening for business at 10 a.m. Tuesday because of the crowds that flooded the casino, the parking lot and nearby roadways.

11/05/2013

Authorities on the scene of a fatal suspected DUI crash on Highway 121 in Sonoma County on October 29, 2013. (CBS)

1 Dead, 3 Injured In Suspected DUI Crash Near Sonoma Raceway

A Jaguar driven by a suspected drunken driver veered into a Toyota on state Highway 121 in Sonoma County Tuesday evening, killing the passenger in the Jaguar and injuring the other three occupants of the two cars—including a 5-year-old girl.

10/30/2013

(CBS)

Abalone Diver Presumed Dead After Disappearing Off Sonoma County Coast

Authorities say an abalone diver who disappeared off the coast of Sonoma County is presumed dead.

10/23/2013

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

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

North Bay Man Convicted After Police Find Pot-Scented Cash

A Northern California jury has convicted a man of being in possession of money from a pot deal after police discovered the marijuana-scented cash, but no drugs, in his car’s trunk.

09/27/2013

(CBS)

Kenwood Man Accused Of Assaulting Woman After Their Dogs Fought Surrenders

A man suspected of assaulting a woman after their dogs got in a fight on Sunday turned himself in to Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies in Santa Rosa on Tuesday evening.

09/25/2013

A recurve crossbow with ammunition. (Liam Skoda)

Bow Hunters Asked To Help Control Deer Population Near Lake Sonoma

Bow hunters are being asked to take aim to help control the deer population in a 5,000-acre wildlife preserve near Lake Sonoma in northern California.

09/13/2013

Schellville Fire

Sonoma County Brush Fire Contained After Destroying 6 Structures, Shutting Power

A 40-acre brush fire that destroyed six structures in an area south of Sonoma was extinguished early Monday morning but a power line was destroyed and many residents remain without power as PG&E crews work to restore it, fire officials said.

09/09/2013

Morris Tabak (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Former SF Assistant Police Chief Commits Suicide Outside Of Sheriff’s Substation

A former San Francisco assistant police chief apparently committed suicide Wednesday evening outside a Sonoma County sheriff’s substation, a sheriff’s lieutenant said Thursday morning.

08/22/2013

(CBS)

Sonoma County Deputies Capture Escaped Inmate

Deputies have located a minimum-security inmate who escaped while on a work crew at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds on Wednesday,

08/10/2013

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