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B. 2015-06-20 Officials investigating fatal shooting on Highway 4 Pittsburg
C. 2015-06-04 Man killed, brother wounded in shooting 3000 St Moritz Drive, Pittsburg
3. 2015-05-16 Tractor trailer overturned and blocked lanes
E. 2015-05-08 Driver shot dead, passenger wounded, in Pittsburg 2100 Crestview Drive, Pittsburg
2015-05-02 Two burglary suspects shot dead by homeowner 1000 Jewett Avenue, Pittsburg
G. 2015-04-14 Man shot dead at Pittsburg gas station 1325 California Ave, Pittsburg
7. 2015-03-16 Big-rig driver killed in fiery crash into Pittsburg shops 3800 Railroad Avenue, Pittsburg
8. 2015-01-12 Police car crashed, 4 hospitalized East Leland and Loveridge roads, Pittsburg
J. 2014-11-08 Fatal Pittsburg shooting West Street and West 11th Street, Pittsburg

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Man killed, brother wounded in shooting   The victims were shot at a home on the about 12:45 a.m. One of the brothers died at the scene Driver shot dead, passenger wounded, in Pittsburg  31-year-old driver John Brewerand and his passenger were in a car when another car pulled alongside at 7 p.m. and an occupant opened fire Two burglary suspects shot dead by homeowner Map of 1000 Jewett Avenue Pittsburg
Officials investigating fatal shooting on Highway 4  CHP officials reported that a gray sedan crashed into the center divider on eastbound Highway 4 east of San Marco Boulevard near Bailey Road
2015 Jun. 20  
 20-year-old Tomas Mendez was killed
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2015 May.2  
  A home was the scene of a home-invasion robbery earlier in the week. The shooting about 9 p.m. was the result of 'an interrupted burglary attempt'
 Carnell Taylor Jr., 26, and Jason Johnson, 28, both of San Francisco, were shot dead. Earlier in the week, 4 people were arrested during a home-invasion robbery at the same home.
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Man Holds Mother Hostage In Standoff
Murder Suspect Killed In Police Shooting
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Police Shoot Man After 28-Hr Standoff
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Car Thief Crashes Into Pole, Cut Power
Officer Shoots, Kills Fleeing Suspect
Owl-Fried Power Line Falls
Pittsburg Couple Perished While Crabbing
Man In Custody After Road Incident Dies
Schools Closed Over Swine Flu Exposure
Officer Crashes Into Home During Chase
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Mom Runs Over, Kills 5-Year-Old Daughter
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Aspiring Rapper Sentenced For Murder
PC World Editor Killed In Home Invasion
Grass Fires Across Bay Area
PC World Editor Killed In Home Invasion
3 charged in slaying of PC World editor
Aspiring Rapper Sentenced For Murder
PC World Editor Killed In Home Invasion
2006
Malnourished 2-Year Old Toddler Dies
Drive-by shooting killed 2 people at party
Teen Shot Outside Courthouse
Landslide Threat Forces Families Out
4 Powerboats Collide In Marina, 2 Hurt
Puzzling Landslide In Threatens Homes
Drive-by shooting killed 2 people at party
Deputy Kills Suspect in Traffic Stop
Teen Shot Outside Courthouse
Drive-by shooting killed 2 people at party
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First Court Date for Suspects in Cop-Killing
Police Officer Brain Dead After Shooting
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Gunshot victim found dead near BART
Gunman kills teen, wounds 2 friends
Gunshot victim found dead near BART
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Train pulling chemicals derails
2 people wounded after road rage
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Police officer shot to death in line of duty
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Officials investigating fatal shooting on Highway 4 Map of California State Route 4 Pittsburg  CHP officials reported that a gray sedan crashed into the center divider on eastbound Highway 4 east of San Marco Boulevard near Bailey Road


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2015 Jun. 20    
 20-year-old Tomas Mendez was killed
2015 Jun. 4     Man killed, brother wounded in shooting Map of 3000 St Moritz Drive Pittsburg
  The victims were shot at a home on the about 12:45 a.m. One of the brothers died at the scene


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2015 May.16   Tractor trailer overturned and blocked lanes  Several lanes of eastbound CA-4 in Pittsburg were closed Saturday morning after 80,000 pounds of material spilled on the roadway 2015 May.8     Driver shot dead, passenger wounded, in Pittsburg
Map of 2100 Crestview Drive Pittsburg  31-year-old driver John Brewerand and his passenger were in a car when another car pulled alongside at 7 p.m. and an occupant opened fire 2015 May.2     Two burglary suspects shot dead by homeowner Map of 1000 Jewett Avenue Pittsburg
  A home was the scene of a home-invasion robbery earlier in the week. The shooting about 9 p.m. was the result of 'an interrupted burglary attempt'
 Carnell Taylor Jr., 26, and Jason Johnson, 28, both of San Francisco, were shot dead. Earlier in the week, 4 people were arrested during a home-invasion robbery at the same home.


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2015 Apr.14   Man shot dead at Pittsburg gas station  22-year-old Anthony Ventura was with several acquaintances in the parking lot of the Chevron station at California Ave when someone confronted him

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2015 Mar.16     Big-rig driver killed in fiery crash into Pittsburg shops   An out-of-control big rig slammed into a strip mall Monday morning, killing the driver and sparking a two-alarm fire

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2015 Jan.12   Police car crashed, 4 hospitalized  A police officer and four other people were hospitalized after a police car crashed while responding to a bank robbery Monday afternoon

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2014 Nov.8   Fatal Pittsburg shooting  A 19-year-old man who was critically injured on Tuesday in the same spot where another man was shot dead days earlier has died from his injuries 2014 Nov.4   Teen shot in head in latest Pittsburg violence  A 19-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot in the head in Pittsburg near the spot where a slaying occurred last week

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2014 Oct.30   Young man shot dead in Pittsburg  Dominique Thomas, 22, of Pittsburg was found shot in the head about 7 p.m.. Officers found a 'large uncooperative group gathered at the location' 2014 Oct.22   Boy, 16, shot in head in Pittsburg  The victim was in a garage when someone fired a shot through a side door that was partially open. He was listed in critical condition.

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2014 Sep.28   Shelter-in-place as a bomb squad works  Residents in the area of Pittsburg High School have been asked to shelter-in-place as a squad works to detonate a suspected explosive device 2014 Sep.20   Equipment problem on BART tracks  BART service between Concord and Pittsburg/Bay Point is running on time this morning following delays. A two-ton crew truck derailed 2014 Sep.1   50-year-old woman fatally struck in hit-and-run  The truck was heading west on Willow Pass when it allegedly veered off the roadway, hit a light pole and then struck Michelle Braz

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2014 Aug.23   2-alarm fire at a Carl's Jr. restaurant  Fire officials received a call at 8:33 a.m. from an employee at the Carl's Jr. restaurant, reporting a grease fire in a deep fryer

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2014 Apr.2   Body found in submerged car in canal   A body has been found in a submerged car near a golf course. Witnesses tell authorities they saw a car crash through a fence into the canal

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2014 Mar.21   Official say Pittsburg fire is a preview for upcoming fire season   The intense fire power plant may be a preview of what in the Bay Area and throughout the state can expect during the upcoming fire season 2014 Mar.20   Pittsburg fire contained at 35-40 acres  A three-alarm vegetation fire burning near a power plant in Pittsburg has been contained. Fre crews will remain on scene mopping up for several hours       Crews fight three-alarm grass fire
Map of Willow Pass Road and West 10th Street Pittsburg  The fire appears to be burning an area of grass and and no structures are threatened. It is burning near the Pittsburg Power Plant

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2014 Feb.4   Two injured from shooting in Pittsburg  The woman was shot in the back and the man was shot in the arm at a residential neighborhood at about 10:40 p.m.

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2014 Jan.24   Two-alarm fire leads to pot grow in Pittsburg  The entire home was full of pot plants and investigators estimate that it brought in $1.5 million to $2 million a year

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2013 Dec.14   Five people treated for injuries following high-speed crash  Police say a car was speeding through a construction zone and rear-ended another car. The impact shoved the second car into two other vehicles 2013 Dec.5   Shelter-in-place advisory lifted for Pittsburg residents  County Health Services has lifted a warning issued near the K2 Pure Solutions chemical plant after the risk of a chlorine gas leak was neutralized 2013 Oct.15   FBI busts drug ring in 4 East Bay cities  The Federal Bureau of Investigation says it has broken up an East Bay drug ring after raiding a half dozen locations and making several arrests 2013 Sep.27   2-year-old dies - hit by SUV while chasing ball  Ameeya McDonald died Thursday night at Children's Hospital in Oakland, three days after she was hit by Range Rover 2013 Sep.20   Shooting damages window at Pittsburg courthouse  Police said a man in Pittsburg may have accidently fired a shotgun that he had stashed in the bushes near a Richard E. Arnason Justice Center 2013 Sep.15     Three women die in house fire
Map of 200 Dimaggio Avenue Pittsburg
  The victims, whose names weren't immediately released, were found dead inside a home after the fire was reported at 12:30 a.m.
 One woman was found in a bedroom, and the two others were found in the kitchen, where they may have tried to escape the flames. A second home may have been damaged in the fire
2013 Aug.12   Man killed while crossing street in Pittsburg  Police say the victim was in a crosswalk on Railroad Avenue near East 17th Street when he was hit by a car 2013 Apr.27     Pittsburg police search for suspected kidnapper   A mother watched as a man grabbed her 2-year-old daughter and started to run. Due to the mother's reaction, her little girl is safe 2013 Feb.13   Pittsburg cop shot while chasing suspect last night  A Pittsburg police officer was shot late last night while chasing a suspect 2013 Feb.5   Man arrested after hit-and-run in Pittsburg  Pittsburg police arrested a driver Monday night after he allegedly struck a woman and two small children and then fled the scene 2013 Jan.29   Police name person of interest in gas station killing  Officers located the victim, a 20-year-old Pittsburg resident who had been shot in the head around 9 a.m. at the Union 76 gas station 2013 Jan.22   Police found body of 36-year-old man  Pittsburg man Albert Masalinto Calceta died next to a bicycle, early Monday morning 2013 Jan.9     Man stabs intruder trying to break into home   Police say a sordid plot hatched by a cheating wife and her boyfriend has ended in four arrests on suspicion of murder
 Villa Serena Apartment


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2012 Dec.27   Police investigate Pittsburg BART Station shooting  The victim was shot in the parking lot and suffered chest and elbow wounds. He was taken to John Muir Medical Center 2012 Oct.14     Police investigate fatal double shooting   A man and a woman were killed Sunday night in a double shooting in an unincorporated area of Contra Costa County 2012 Sep.8   Teen gunned down while filming rap video  A conversation between the two parties lasted a few minutes before a suspect pulled a gun and shot the 18-year-old victim at Buchanan Park 2012 Mar.1   Man held in stabbing death of housemate  A man has been arrested in the stabbing death night of a 29-year-old woman who lived with him

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2011 Nov.10     Triple murder-suicide in foreclosed home
Map of 200 Jack London Court Pittsburg
  40-year-old Jason Aub suffering from financial problems posted a Facebook note , then shot and killed his wife, her parents and himself
2011 Oct.31   Police chase ends in fatal crash  A 47-year-old woman riding in a pickup being chased by police was killed and two other people were injured when the truck crashed into an SUV 2011 Oct.17     Girl, 9, among 4 hurt in party shooting   A 9-year-old girl and three teenage boys were hurt when two hooded gunmen opened fire on people at a child's birthday party 2011 Aug.9   2 suspects arrested in fatal drive-by  Two men are in custody at a house at Pittsburg. Police believe they have the shooter in custody as well as another man who was in the car 2011 Jul.11   One hospitalized after shooting on trail  There's been another shooting on a popular 15 mile Delta de Anza Trail. It's the third shooting in two months 2011 Mar.27   Three people injured in house fire  A passerby, who noticed smoke coming from the home and heard pleas coming from inside, helped the people escape

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2010 Dec.8   Woman hospitalized being crushed by car  47-year-old woman's Acura sedan fell onto her when it slipped off a jack and some blocks 2010 Oct.29     Ground broken on BART to Antioch  Ground has been broken on a project that will expand BART train service another 10 miles into eastern Contra Costa County 2010 Sep.19   Man killed, 2 hurt in shooting  2 groups of people began arguing at the home. Two people opened fire. Adrian Gonzales, 18, was killed outside his home about 11:30 p.m Saturday 2010 Sep.6   Search Of Landfill Fails To Find Missing  Volunteers and police have finished a fourth day of searching without finding any sign of 35-year-old Frederick Sales 2010 Sep.4     Search For Man Resumes At Landfill  Authorities have resumed searching landfill for signs of a missing 35-year-old Frederick Sales who might be the fifth victim linked to a murder suspect 2010 Aug.2   Man Shot Dead Inside Home  A 25-year-old was fatally shot inside his home early morning. Police are searching for a wanted parolee 2010 Jun.6   11-Yr-Old Girl's Body Found  Divers have found the body of Jazzmyn Jones who fell into the water near the Pittsburg Marina 2010 May.9     Police Shoot Man After 28-Hr Standoff
  Police snipers shot and killed an armed man Saturday night who had held his mother hostage in a barricaded apartment
 The 20-year-old suspect was shot at about 5:30 p.m.. The man's mother was rescued safely and neighbors had been evacuated because he claimed to have had explosives
2010 May.7     Man Holds Mother Hostage In Standoff   A SWAT team and crisis negotiators remain at an apartment complex where a 20-year-old gunman has held his mother hostage 2010 Apr.23     Murder Suspect Killed In Police Shooting
Map of Marsh Avenue and Frontage Road Pittsburg  Deputies chased Gary Costa, 37, a suspect in a murder in Bay Point earlier this week, into Pittsburg where he was shot and killed 2010 Mar.1   Pot In 5th Graders Fruity Pebbles Treat  Several fifth graders at Stoneman Elementary School shared nibbles of the sugary treat. Students told school staff, who contacted police 2010 Feb.14   Renovation For Theater To Be Put To Bid  A landmark California Theater is a step closer to being renovated after inspections of its structural reinforcement were completed

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2009 Nov.30   Owl-Fried Power Line Falls  A shelter-in-place order for parts of Pittsburg was lifted after it was determined that a downed high-voltage line no longer posed a risk to residents 2009 Nov.28   Pittsburg Couple Perished While Crabbing  20-foot motorized boat in which the 83-year-old Nikolaos Afkentakis and 78-year-old wife had gone out to place crab pots capsized in the heavy surf 2009 Nov.10   Freight Train Derailment Disrupts Amtrak  Crews righted the 10-car Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway freight train that derailed 2009 Nov.2     Sparks flew at new pipe factory  A skeleton manufacturing crew christened an assembly line at United Spiral Pipe plant, designed to shape and weld massive steel pipes 2009 Sep.28   Man Shot Dead Outside Health Clinic  A 44-year-old homeless man was shot to death during what appears to have been attempted robbery 2009 Aug.21   Man In Custody After Road Incident Dies  A man died while being taken into custody, forcing the closure of a lane of state Highway 4 for several hours 2009 Aug.2   Man Found Shot Dead In His Car  41-year-old Daniel Harrington found shot to death in his car in downtown Pittsburg 2009 Jun.27   6-Year-Old Girl Dies In Apartment Fire  A child playing with a lighter may have started a tragic early morning fire, killing a six-year-old girl. 4 other apartment units were damaged 2009 Jun.21   Car Thief Crashes Into Pole, Cut Power  7,600 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers in Antioch and Pittsburg lost power when a vehicle ran into a power pole 2009 May.3   36-year-old man fatally shot  Officers responded to a report of gunshots found Carlos Hurtado suffering from a gunshot wound in a car with his 18-year-old nephew 2009 Apr.29       Schools Closed Over Swine Flu Exposure  San Jose's Branham High School will be closed for a week. Tests revealed three Pittsburg 4th-graders have probable cases on swine flu 2009 Mar.10   Officer Crashes Into Home During Chase  An Antioch police officer was seriously hurt after he crashed into a house in during a pursuit iof a possible robbery suspect
 Leland Road and Pamelia Way
2009 Feb.23   Officer Shoots, Kills Fleeing Suspect  6 officers are on leave while authorities investigate why a man, suspected of abusing his wife, was shot by police following a lenghty car chase
 Officers arrived at 28-year-old Sean Paul Burns' house about 7 p.m., hours after his wife told them Burns had been abusing her. Burns sped off armed with a gun, a rifle; officers pursued and later shot Burns after he pointed his gun
2009 Feb.13   Man Killed In Marina Explosion, Fire  69-year-old Warren Heinbach who lived on the 34-foot-long boat, was found dead in the remains of the blaze

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2008 Jun.3   Police Shoot, Kill Man After Car Chase  The witnesses: the man had his hands up, when officers fired as many as seven shots just before 2 p.m. 2008 May.8   Mom Runs Over, Kills 5-Year-Old Daughter  A mother accidentally drove a van over and killed Rachel Lopez who was riding a big-wheel tricycle on the street of their neighborhood

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2007 Nov.1   Shooting after murder arraignment  A man is in police custody and a second man hospitalized for a gunshot wound after a fight broke out an arraignment 2007 Sep.25   3 charged in slaying of PC World editor  3 men were charged with murdering Rex Farrance in January in what police and relatives described as a robbery attempt 2007 Jun.5   Grass Fires Across Bay Area  In Pittsburg, a fire burned close to Highway 4. A fire in the Oakland hills came close to homes. In Antioch a vegetation fire consumed 10 acres 2007 Apr.5   Pipe plant latest factory to come  A joint U.S.-Korea steel-making venture is a $93 million pipe manufacturing plant, in this industry-friendly city 2007 Mar.16   Man killed  A 30-year-old was reported dead at 1:27 p.m. 2007 Jan.18   Mother cleared in death of 2-year-old girl  Prosecutors decided not to charge Khareasha Pugh, 22, in the death of her severely underweight foster daughter 2007 Jan.17   Aspiring Rapper Sentenced For Murder  Juston Michael Potts, 21, was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for fatally shooting his music promoter
 Shani Renee Holloway expressed doubt about his talent
2007 Jan.10   PC World Editor Killed In Home Invasion  4 masked men burst into a home, pistol-whipped a woman and fatally shot her husband Rex Farrance who was a senior editor
 Police inspector has reason to believe the couple 'were involved in the possession and, potentially, the distribution of illegal narcotics'


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2006 Dec.15   State Suspends License Of Foster Mom  Khareasha Pugh was arrested by police, suspected of child endangerment 2006 Dec.14     Malnourished 2-Year Old Toddler Dies  A severely underweight Deonna Green hospitalized for possibly eating baking soda 2006 Nov.12   Drive-by shooting killed 2 people at party  They were out on the porch of the residence when a car drove by and someone inside the car fired multiple gunshots 2006 Oct.31   Teen Killed In Shooting Accident  The 16-year-old Antioch boy told officers he didn't know the gun was loaded when he shot Jose Suarez, Jr., 16 2006 Aug.21   Landslide Threat Forces Families Out  6 families who last week finally got to move back into homes, have to pack up and move out again 2006 Aug.15   Deputy Kills Suspect in Traffic Stop  The driver attacked the deputy. During the struggle, the deputy fired one round at the driver 2006 Aug.12   4 Powerboats Collide In Marina, 2 Hurt  At least 4 boats collided about a mile from the Pittsburg Marina during an annual poker run across from the Dow Plant 2006 Aug.3   5 More Homes Yellow-Tagged  Residents ordered to leave their homes in a hurry because of a landslide three weeks ago 2006 Jul.13   Puzzling Landslide In Threatens Homes  Geologists were trying to figure out what caused a half-acre landslide in the southwest hills area 2006 May.15   Teen Shot Outside Courthouse  An 18-year-old man was shot in the parking lot of the County Superior Court after getting into an argument 2006 Apr.7   2nd Victim In Senior Facility Attack Dies  Virginia Farley, 50, had been stabbed several times. The first victim, Lucy Mogannam,91, died the night of the attack 2006 Apr.5   Arrested For Murder Of Elderly Woman  46-year-old transient Alberto Pangilinan has been arrested in the grisly murder of 91-year-old in a care facility

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2005 Sep.16   2 teens indicted for morder of officer  Alexander Rashad Hamilton and Andrew Moffett indicted on murder for the shooting death of officer Lasater 2005 Jul.5   3 Firefighters Injured In House Fire  A fire captain is in stable condition. Another fireman was hospitalized for a cut on his knee 2005 Jun.25   Man shot to death  47-year-old Vincent Peterson was found in a dirt parking lot off North Park Blvd. 2005 May.2   Pittsburg Officer Eulogized as Hero  800 patrol cars and 200 motorcycles escorted the body of Larry Lasater from Concord to Oakmont Memorial Park 2005 Apr.25   Police Officer Brain Dead After Shooting  The family of Larry Lasater, 36, says he is on life support until his organs can be donated 2005 Apr.23     Police officer shot
  The officer was shot in a confrontation with 2 suspects near the Somersville Town Centre shopping mall
2005 Apr.21   Truck Slams Into Home  A tractor-trailer loaded with gravel hit two cars and slammed into a home. 5 people were hurt 2005 Mar.21   2 outages affected 8,000 customers  The first was after an underground switch failure. The second was a pole fire that caused the closure of the ramp 2005 Mar.6   Spill dumped fuel into roadway  The spill dumped 3,500 gallons of diesel into storm drains and onto some railroad tracks   75-year-old man victim of homicide  The man has been identified as Irvin Scales Jr. 2005 Feb.1   Girl dead after intoxicated driver struck  Samantha Sharkey was one of 4 people in a Mitsubishi that was hit head-on by a motor home. 2005 Jan.31   Man, 32, shot and killed  The victim was shot about 7:15 p.m. in the Fountain Plaza apartment complex

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2004 Nov.20   Gunman kills teen, wounds 2 friends  18-year-old Fidel Vasquez-Leon was fatally shot outside a home 2004 Sep.25   Man fatally shot  24-year-old Eric Lewis was shot in the stomach after an argument with several men outside a fast food restaurant 2004 Aug.9   Man shot and killed  Andrew Sangimino was killed after he and his companion stopped to chat with a woman and her male friend 2004 Jun.13   Man Arrested in Connection with Shooting  One of 3 suspects in a death of 51-year-old Daniel Guttierrez at BART station has been arrested   Gunshot victim found dead near BART  A man in his 50s was found shot to death in the back seat of a car. He was declared dead of a gunshot wound to the head 2004 Jun.10   Deputy shot during traffic stop  The deputy approached the car and the driver allegedly fired shots. Gunfire was exchanged and the suspect fled 2004 Jun.5   180-acre brush fire  The fire was being fueled by 50 mph winds 2004 Apr.11   National Guard Unit Home from Iraq  Members of the 870th Military Police Company returned home after 10 months in Iraq 2004 Mar.22   False alarm at Dow Chemical  The alarm triggered a shelter-in-place community warning that triggered sirens at the facility at 4 a.m.

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2003 Nov.12   2 people wounded after road rage  The driver was shot in the left forearm, his passenger shot in the back 2003 Jul.17   Train pulling chemicals derails  Hazardous materials teams responded after a train pulling tanks full of sulfuric acid derailed; no one hurt 2003 Apr.15     Police officer shot to death in line of duty
  Ray Giacomelli was following up on a criminal investigation at a home. Suspect or suspects was still at large

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2002 Jun.8   Fire killed 9-year-old girl  Fire critically injured two other children. A 10-year-old girl escaped. A firefighter and childrens' father, suffered burns

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2001 May.21     4 killed in crash by drunk driver  Head-on collision involved 2 vehicles with 3 people in each car. A suspected drunk driver was in custody

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2000 Mar.21   $17,000 Bill for Lost Key  Assistant principal Jocelyn Hendrix could wind up paying out of her own pocket to change all the locks in the school