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The driver of a Dodge Charger was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes when he slammed into a Mercedes head on about 3:10 a.m. at Manor Drive.
Just before 6 a.m., the deputies made entry into the home. They escorted the mothers outside, binding their hands with plastic ties. One of the mothers screamed, "Why are you taking me to jail? I'm just trying to protect my children."
"No matter what happens, this that's being built right now, this is the house that the moms built. This is historic and this is the beginning of a movement."
This robbery came two days after a brazen smash-and-grab at the Bloomingdale's in Palo Alto, an affluent city where crime is rare.
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Neighbors reported seeing canisters and broken glass and the smell of burnt rubber.
Rick Jones, the Martinez News-Gazette's editor, said he wasn't certain whether the news outlet covering the city of nearly 40,000 will continue publishing online.
A deadly crash on Christmas night near Pleasanton left three teens dead and two of the victims are brothers.
The supsect had entered the Bay Point store Sunday about 11 p.m. and began to strike the clerk, the employee said.
Organizers told KTVU that they almost did not have enough toys to give away, but they issued an appeal a week before the event.