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(CBS SF)

‘Urban Shield’ Event In Oakland Shines Light On Police Militarization

Law enforcement agencies from around the world are convening in the Bay Area for the five-day Urban Shield event that some say simply shines a spotlight on police militarization.

09/04/2014

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

Crews Knock Out Brush Fire Caused By Overturned Truck In Lafayette

Fire and rescue crews extinguished a brush fire caused by an overturned truck on a Lafayette hillside Tuesday morning, according to police.

09/02/2014

A noose was found hanging on an Oakland Public Works truck used by African-American workers. (CBS)

Noose Found On Oakland Public Works Truck Used By African-American Employees

Oakland police say they are investigating reports that a noose was found placed on a city Public Works truck used by African American employees, and the workers union says they have no doubt it the move was rooted in racism.

08/27/2014

Davis' MRAP armored vehicle (CBS)

Davis Police Department Adds Mine-Resistant Armored Truck To Force

The newest crime-fighting tool for the college town of about 65,000 is a mine-resistant, ambush-protected armored vehicle. The MRAP was developed by the military for the war. After Pentagon budget cuts, the vehicle has been making its way to local law enforcement.

08/22/2014

(CBS SF)

FedEx Truck Hits Bicycle, Injuring Two On Market Street In San Francisco

A bicyclist and his was passenger were injured Friday morning after crashing with a FedEx truck in San Francisco’s Financial District.

08/15/2014

(CBS)

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

California Highway Patrol officers. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Chemical Spill On I-880 Follows Injury Accident Involving 2 Big Rigs In San Leandro

An accident involving two big rigs on Interstate Highway 880 in San Leandro caused a chemical spill and an injury Saturday morning

08/09/2014

(CBS)

Fatal Big Rig Crash Closes Fairfield Highway Ramp Thursday Night

The Interstate Highway 80 to 680 connecting ramp in Fairfield was closed Thursday evening following a fatal big rig crash, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Overturned Big Rig Snarls Traffic On Eastbound I-580 In Livermore

All westbound lanes on Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore have reopened after an overturned big rig blocked lanes on both side of the freeway Thursday morning.

08/01/2014

African elephant, Osh, trying jack fruit for the first time. (Photo courtesy of Oakland Zoo)

Oakland Zoo Animals Feast On Spilled Fruit From Monday’s Truck Crash

Animals at the Oakland Zoo enjoyed a feast of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway in Livermore Monday.

07/31/2014

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