Oakland Firefighters Control 3-Alarm Brush Fire Burning Near Homes Along I-580A three-alarm vegetation fire burned near homes along Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland Thursday afternoon, threatening structures before crews controlled the blaze.
SUV Rams, Injures 2 Demonstrators After Day Of Intense Police Clashes At San Jose George Floyd ProtestA frightening scene unfolded Friday night during a heated San Jose protest over an unarmed black man's death in Minneapolis Police custody as the driver of an SUV drove into a crowd and appeared to injure two people.
Coronvirus Update: Surgical Masks Thrown Onto Southbound I-880 Near Whipple Tie Up TrafficHundreds of surgical masks that were apparently thrown from the back of a truck onto southbound lanes of I-880 in Union City caused a traffic jam Wednesday afternoon as some drivers stopped to gather the masks, according to authorities.
'Not Your Racetrack'; CHP Says Open Freeways Not An Excuse To SpeedThe COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency may be keeping most motorists off the Bay Area freeways, but the California Highway Patrol says those wide-open lanes are not a license to speed.
Sonoma County Groups Making Joint Effort To Clean Litter From RoadwaysThe Sonoma County Department of Transportation and Public Works, along with nonprofits and community groups are making a joint effort to clean litter off the county’s roadways.
Northbound I-880 Reopens After SUV Crash That Toppled Steel BeamsAll lanes reopened at 11 a.m. Saturday on northbound Interstate 880 in Oakland, more than seven hours after a suspected DUI crash closed down the freeway.
Oakland CHP Arrest Man Standing On Van Waving BB Gun On I-880CHP officers in Oakland have taken a man into custody who was standing on top of his van at the side of northbound I-880 waving what appeared to be a firearm, according to authorities.
Vehicle Fire Stopped Just Short Of Homes Near Freeway, Backs Up TrafficA vehicle fire on Interstate Highway 580 between Santa Rita Road and El Charro Road Sunday evening spread to adjacent grass and to a nearby backyard fence, but was stopped short of threatening houses near the freeway, the Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department said.
New Overpass Plans In High-Traffic Area Worry San Jose ResidentsRecent plans for a new freeway overpass in San Jose are raising safety concerns among the city's residents.
Woman Dies After Leaping From Ambulance On Dublin FreewayA woman got out of an ambulance on her way to a psychiatric hospital and was killed when a vehicle hit her Monday morning in Dublin.
Tanker Truck Explosion In Italy Kills 2, Injures Up To 70A tanker truck carrying flammable material exploded Monday after rear-ending a stopped truck on a crowded highway near the northern Italian city of Bologna, killing at least two people and injuring up to 70.
CHP Investigating Fatal Leap From I-880 Freeway In OaklandOne person died after jumping over a freeway median following a traffic collision on northbound Interstate Highway 880 Sunday evening, the California Highway Patrol confirmed.
PETA Offers Up To $5,000 Reward In Vacaville Dog Cruelty CaseAnimal rights group PETA is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect or suspects who threw a Vacaville woman's dog out of a moving car on I-80 with his legs bound.
Sacramento Man Arrested For Allegedly Throwing Large Rocks At Freeway DriversA Sacramento man has been arrested after police say he threw rocks as large as footballs onto cars from a freeway overpass, injuring several people.
CHP Arrest East Bay Freeway Shooting SuspectA man suspected of walking up to a vehicle stopped at a freeway metering light in Hayward and opening fire, wounding two people has been arrested in Oakland.