Three members of Piedmont family killed in Minnesota crash

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Piedmont community is in mourning. Community members said three members of a family of four were killed in a fatal crash in Minnesota over the weekend. Their teenage son was among the survivors. The close-knit community of Piedmont is devastated. The victims were headed to a...
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1 arrested, 5 injured in suspected DUI crash in Clearlake Oaks

A Pacifica man was airlifted to a hospital on Saturday with severe injuries and then arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a four-vehicle wreck in Clearlake Oaks, the California Highway Patrol said. The man, Stephen Williams, 37, was headed west on Highway 20 “at a high rate of speed”...
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Piedmont Couple Killed In Horrific Minnesota Accident

LE CENTER, Minn. (CBS SF/AP) — At least two Piedmont residents were among the victims killed in a deadly weekend two-vehicle collision in south central Minnesota. According to sheriff’s officials, seven people from California were in a Ford Expedition that collided with a pickup truck in Le Sueur County at an intersection in Sharon Township about 11:30 p.m. Sunday.
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San Francisco Fire Victim Critical After Rescue From Larkin Street Building

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Fire crews in San Francisco on Monday were able to rescue a victim in critical condition from a fire on the third floor of a Larkin Street building, authorities said. San Francisco firefighters responded to the fire at a building on the 1100 block of Larkin Street shortly before 12:30 p.m. Monday afternoon, according to fire officials. One Rescued, One Displaced From Third-Floor Kitchen Fire (Downtown, San Francisco) 📲 Live on @CitizenAppSFO — SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPARTMENT MEDIA (@SFFDPIO) July 26, 2021 Arriving crews found the fire in a third-floor kitchen of the building and were quickly able to get water on the fire. By shortly before 12:45 p.m., crews were reporting that the fire was controlled. San Francisco Fire confirmed that one person was rescued from the fire and is being evaluated by medics. Fire officials later said the person was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. Authorities did not offer detail on the nature of the fire victim’s injuries. They also noted that one person was displaced by the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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Dixie Fire Paramedics Rescue Boy From Drowning At Hotel Pool

REDDING, Shasta County (CBS SF) — A group of paramedics – including some from the Bay Area – assigned to the Dixie Fire jumped into action during an emergency right at their hotel they were staying at in Redding over the weekend. According to a post on the Cal Fire/Butte County Facebook page, the first responders heard a woman screaming from the hotel’s pool area, where they found a 10-year-old boy unresponsive and still partially in the pool. “He had water in the lungs, he was not breathing and he had no pulse,” said Oxnard Fire Department paramedic Brian Basso. The paramedics began...
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One Killed, One Injured In Berkeley Vehicle-Pedestrian Collision

BERKELEY (CBS SF) — One woman was killed and a second injured Monday evening when they were struck by a vehicle in Berkeley. Police said officers responded to multiple calls at 9:56 p.m. about a collision involving a vehicle and two pedestrians in the area of Ashby Avenue and Newbury Street. Upon arrival, emergency responders found two women who had been seriously injured and transported both to a hospital. A woman her 50s succumbed to her injuries. The other woman, in her 20s, remains in stable condition. The accident remains under investigation. Berkeley police have not released any information on the driver or circumstances surrounding the collision. Police urge anyone with information about this collision to please contact the department’s Traffic Unit at (510) 981-5980.
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Bay Area residents among 4 killed, 4 injured in Minnesota crash

LE CENTER, Minn. — Four people were killed and four others were hospitalized following a two-vehicle collision late Sunday in south central Minnesota. According to sheriff’s officials, seven people from California were in a Ford Expedition that collided with a pickup truck in Le Sueur County at an intersection in Sharon Township about 11:30 p.m.

Crews ‘mitigate’ gas leak after car crashes into Bayview home

Firefighters in San Francisco responded Monday morning to the city’s Bayview neighborhood, where a car ran into a house, resulting in a gas leak. The car hit a home in the 3100 block of Jennings Street, the San Francisco Fire Department said on social media about 7:45 a.m. No injuries...

Video: Reckless driver crashes into multiple cars in SF’s Richmond District

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — Video shows a reckless driver crash into multiple cars in San Francisco’s Richmond District Sunday afternoon. Around 2:35 p.m.,San Francisco police officers responded to Balboa Street and 6th Avenue regarding a vehicle collision. Officers arrived on scene and located a man who crashed into three...

Members of Piedmont family tragically die in car crash

Members of a family from Piedmont, Calif., tragically died in a car crash about 60 miles southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul., Minn., Sunday. The Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office confirmed 54-year-old John St. John and 56-year-old Jill St. John of Piedmont, a 13-year-old girl and 9-year-old boy were killed late Sunday night when two vehicles collided at County Road 15 and County Road 22.

Rope rescue crews reach victim on Fort Funston cliff edge

Firefighters have reached a person Monday evening who went over a Fort Funston cliff in San Francisco. Fire officials said at 5:35 p.m. that the rope rescue is still in progress. The victim was found and confirmed to be “okay.”. People are urged to avoid the area.

Crews rescue man on Fort Funston cliff

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Fire crews responded to Fort Funston on Monday to rescue a man who was over the cliff. Just after 5 p.m., officials reported that the cliff rescue was underway. Crews found the victim on cliff edge. He was not injured and was just waiting for...

California driver dies after crashing into two vehicles on Sterling Highway

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Alaska State Troopers said a California woman died south of Kasilof following a three-vehicle collision along Sterling Highway Sunday evening. Nancy Virlee Christiansen, 60, of Emerald Hills, California, died after driving across the centerline into oncoming traffic, troopers said in an online dispatch. Christiansen hit one vehicle and then collided head-on with another vehicle causing serious injuries that led to her death.