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49ers players speak out after McDonald's arrest

The 49ers hit the field for practice Monday, the first since news broke over the weekend that Defensive End Ray McDonald was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of felony domestic violence. Players told KTVU there were supporting their teammate while the front-office says they’re waiting to see what police ...

Harbaugh: No tolerance for domestic violence

During a weekly radio appearance Tuesday morning, San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said that -- while he couldn't comment specifically about the weekend arrest of defensive end Ray McDonald on felony charges -- he and the team would "not tolerate domestic violence." Harbaugh gave his comments and maintained a ...

Car crash into Danville home breaks gas line

An 18-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence early Tuesday morning after he plowed his car into a Danville home, breaking a gas line and forcing the evacuation of the neighborhood, according to authorities. The driver of the car lost control and crashed into the home ...

1 person dead after train crashes with vehicle

One man is dead after an Amtrak train accident involving a vehicle. It happened just after 10 p.m. Monday on the tracks running by High Street between Coliseum Way and Watling Street in Oakland. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Fire officials say it appears he was the ...

Questions remain on Ray McDonald's status with 49ers following arrest

Will 49ers player Ray McDonald join his team Wednesday at Levi’s Stadium to prepare for Sunday's season opener? A lot of people are asking that following the defensive lineman’s arrest for domestic violence. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell isn't talking, the Niners issued a brief statement and police are remaining tight-lipped. ...

Family mourns death of woman killed in Pittsburg hit-and-run

A 50-year-old woman fatally struck in a hit-and-run in Pittsburg on Sunday evening has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as Bay Point resident Michelle Braz. Pittsburg police responded shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday to reports of a collision involving a truck and a pedestrian on Willow ...

49ers Ray McDonald speaks with KTVU after release from jail

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said. McDonald, 29, was released from jail after posting bail, Santa Clara County sheriff's Sgt. Kurt Stenderup said. McDonald spoke with KTVU's ...

Santa Rosa man dead after cliff fall in Daly City

The San Mateo County coroner's office has identified a person killed in a fall in Daly City early Saturday morning as 29-year-old Santa Rosa resident Sean Carrington. Emergency crews from the North County Fire Authority responded to a report of a cliff rescue around 4:35 a.m., according to fire officials. ...

49ers' Aldon Smith apologizes for suspension

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has apologized to the organization and its fans after receiving a nine-game suspension from the NFL for a series of off-field legal issues. In a statement released through the NFL Players Association on Saturday, Smith said: "I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the entire 49ers ...

Overturned cement truck blocks westbound lanes on Hwy 4

Authorities issued a severe traffic alert Saturday morning after an injury accident involving an overturned cement truck shut down all westbound lanes of state Highway 4 in Antioch for several hours. The cement truck overturned at about 7:15 a.m. on Highway 4 near the Contra Loma Boulevard overpass, the CHP ...

San Jose man dies in motorcycle crash on Hwy 101

A 33-year-old male motorcyclist from San Jose died after crashing his bike and being run over by a vehicle on northbound US Highway 101 in San Jose early Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP officials said the motorcyclist was first spotted speeding past CHP officers on northbound ...

High School track coach arrested on suspicion of sex with minor

San Jose police arrested a high school track coach Friday on suspicion of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor. Francisco Vincente Lopez, a 33-year-old track coach and campus assistant at San Jose High School, was arrested at 11 a.m. today on suspicion of three felony sexual offenses with a minor ...

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Bubble Soccer gaining in popularity

There's a new game in town called Bubble Soccer which is hilarious to play or watch and is good exercise.