Contra Costa Deputies Investigating Two Deaths In Pittsburg AreaSheriff's deputies are investigating two deaths in the Pittsburg area, a spokesman for the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said in an email Thursday afternoon.
Deaths May Have Triggered Federal Raid On Lodi Skydiving CenterFBI and other federal agents this week seized credit card receipts, skydiving release forms and videos of people skydiving from a skydiving center in central California that has recently seen several deaths.
Flu-Related Death Toll Continues To Rise In CaliforniaFlu-related deaths in California have been higher so far this season than in recent years, raising concerns the illness might prove more severe, health officials said Tuesday.
6 Die At Florida Nursing Home In Irma's AftermathSix patients at a sweltering Hollywood nursing home died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath, authorities said Wednesday.
Coroner: Bay Area Heat Wave Claimed 6 LivesThe historic heat wave that sent temperatures soaring into triple digits throughout the Bay Area over the weekend claimed six lives, officials announced Thursday.
2 Pedestrians Killed On San Francisco's High Injury Corridors Over 2 DaysTwo pedestrians were killed over two days on what San Francisco pedestrian advocates described as some of the city's most dangerous roads.
Teen Driving Deaths On The Rise In The U.S.The number of teenagers involved in deadly car crashes in the United States is rising for the first time in nearly a decade.
16 Killed In Deadliest Hot Air Balloon Crash In U.S. HistoryFederal officials aren't sure how many people were riding in the balloon.
San Francisco Bicycle, Pedestrian Advocates Call For Safer Streets After Cyclist DeathsBicyclist and pedestrian advocates called for action in the wake of the deaths of two cyclists on city streets last week.
Decline In Heart, Stroke-Related Deaths StallsAfter years of steady improvement in the mortality rate caused by heart diseases, a new study shows that the decline has stalled.
Pedestrian Deaths Surge In 2015; California Among The Worst States For AccidentsPedestrian deaths surged by an estimated 10 percent last year as the economy improved, the price of gas plunged and motorists put more miles behind the wheel than ever before.
Data Shows Racial Disparity In California Arrests, Deaths In CustodyNewly released data shows that although just 6 percent of Californians are African Americans, they account for 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths.
After 2 Fatalities, Ikea Warns Of Risks With 27 Million DressersSafety regulators say consumers should keep the furniture away from children unless the products are mounted to a wall...
Abalone Season Off To Deadly Start On Bay Area CoastThe abalone diving season is off to a deadly start, with the latest death of a man trapped by rising tide along the Mendocino County coast Tuesday.
Truckers Face New Requirements For San Francisco’s Vision Zero Traffic-Safety InitiativeMany professional truck drivers who travel in San Francisco will soon be required to take a safety training program as part of the city’s Vision Zero action strategy to meet the goal of eliminating all traffic fatalities by 2024.