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Brother and sister, ages 2 and 3, struck in Vallejo hit-and-run

October 23, 2017 3:59 pm

POSTED: OCT 23 2017 06:10AM PDT VALLEJO, Calif. (Autumn Allison/KTVU) - Two young children are in the hospital, in critical condition, after a hit-and-run crash in Vallejo. The children’s mother was pushing them in a stroller across Turner Parkway near Foothill Drive on Sunday just before 6 a.m. Police say a car on Turner Parkway hit them, […]

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Red Cross opens service center for Sonoma County residents

October 23, 2017 3:58 pm

POSTED: OCT 23 2017 05:53AM PDT UPDATED: OCT 23 2017 06:48AM PDT SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Autumn Allison/KTVU) - The American Red Cross on Monday is opening a service center for people living in Sonoma County who are affected by the fires. The center will offer individual fire victims one-on-one meetings with caseworkers. They will help assess needs related […]

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Wine Country Fires: Ways to help

October 23, 2017 3:55 pm

POSTED: OCT 10 2017 07:33AM PDT UPDATED: OCT 12 2017 12:55PM PDT There are several ways to help people impacted by the devastating fires in wine country. The North Bay Fire Relief Fund. “Redwood Credit Union (RCU), in partnership with RCU Community Fund, The Press Democrat, and Senator Mike McGuire, is now accepting financial donations to aid […]

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Cannabis farms look toward recovery after wildfires

October 23, 2017 3:50 pm

By: Kristin Bender POSTED: OCT 23 2017 01:32PM PDT UPDATED: OCT 23 2017 03:05PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. - Pete Pietrangeli, the owner of a cannabis extract company relying on Northern California marijuana growers for his product, was one of the lucky ones. With the North Bay fires raging just miles away from his West Marin cultivator, Pietrangeli was frantic to […]

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Rain helps firefighters control massive California wildfires

October 23, 2017 3:48 pm

POSTED: OCT 23 2017 09:27AM PDT UPDATED: OCT 23 2017 02:02PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California authorities say firefighters made significant progress over the weekend combatting wildfires that devastated the state’s famed wine country and nearby areas, killing 42 people and destroying 8,400 buildings. Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Daniel Berlant said Monday that […]

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The internet loves these Samoan firefighters, aka the ‘Singing Crew’

October 23, 2017 3:47 pm

By: Lisa Fernandez POSTED: OCT 23 2017 09:30AM PDT UPDATED: OCT 23 2017 03:35PM PDT Trinity National Forest - A video of a Samoan crew working alongside the US Forest Service, better known as the “Singing Crew,” is making its rounds on the internet because of its uplifting spirit amidst the devastating Northern California wildfires. The video, reportedly shot by Lori […]

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Fire-ravaged Santa Rosa turns to hockey for respite at Snoopy’s Home Ice

October 23, 2017 3:44 pm

POSTED: OCT 23 2017 08:55AM PDT SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Paul Elias/AP) - SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — For one Sunday, the fires that staggered this small city and wiped out thousands of homes were an afterthought at Snoopy’s Home Ice In Northern California. In an ice rink built by Peanuts cartoon creator Charles Schulz, hundreds of 7- […]

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Freeway shooting in San Bruno: Ride-share driver struck by gunfire

October 23, 2017 3:41 pm

POSTED: OCT 23 2017 05:33AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: OCT 23 2017 07:00AM PDT UPDATED: OCT 23 2017 07:08AM PDT SAN BRUNO, Calif. (Leigh Martinez/KTVU) - The California Highway Patrol is investigating an overnight freeway shooting in San Bruno, where the victim is believed to be an Uber driver coming from San Francisco International Airport. CHP officers confirmed on Monday […]

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Prosecutor says during opening arguments Zarate fired gun on purpose, killing Kate Steinle

October 23, 2017 3:38 pm

POSTED: OCT 23 2017 05:13AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: OCT 23 2017 07:02AM PDT UPDATED: OCT 23 2017 03:27PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (Paul Elias AP/BCN) - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Mexican national who touched off a debate on illegal immigration when he fatally shot a woman on a San Francisco pier fired the gun on purpose, a prosecutor said […]

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Napa students return to school after wildfires

October 23, 2017 3:34 pm

POSTED: OCT 23 2017 08:01AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: OCT 23 2017 08:50AM PDT UPDATED: OCT 23 2017 08:56AM PDT NAPA, Calif. (Allie Rasmus/KTVU) - It’s a sign of things returning to a sense of normalcy in Napa County – all public schools are reopening on Monday, after being closed two weeks because of the wildfires and smoke in the […]

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