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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
11-Year-Old Girl Fights Off Would-Be Kidnapper

11-Year-Old Girl Fights Off Would-Be Kidnapper

Martin Gonzalez, 53, had his pants down and genitals exposed when he tried to abduct the girl in San Leandro.
Bomb Squad, SWAT Team Find Nothing During Search of Home Under Eviction

Bomb Squad, SWAT Team Find Nothing During Search of Home Under Eviction

Notes indicating there was a bomb inside the Hayward home were found when deputies tried to serve and eviction notice.
3 Homeless Men Hiding in Attic Arrested on Suspicion of Commercial Burglary

3 Homeless Men Hiding in Attic Arrested on Suspicion of Commercial Burglary

Police say the three were found in a business in the 22000 block of Foothill Boulevard at about 5:30 a.m. on Monday.
SWAT Team, Bomb Squad Called to Eviction

SWAT Team, Bomb Squad Called to Eviction

Sheriff’s deputies tried to serve an eviction notice in the 2700 block of Gainesville Avenue this morning, according to police officials.
Suspect Arrested in Las Vegas for Fatal Shooting of Man at Budget Inn

Suspect Arrested in Las Vegas for Fatal Shooting of Man at Budget Inn

The shooting occurred on June 5 in Hayward.
Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charge that he Murdered Tattoo Artist

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charge that he Murdered Tattoo Artist

Michael R. Smith Jr. is charged in connection with the 2010 shooting death of 45-year-old Montago Bey Joshua, of Hayward.
Woman Killed, 4 Others Injured in Crash on I-880

Woman Killed, 4 Others Injured in Crash on I-880

The collision occurred on Sunday near Marina Boulevard.
CHP: Reckless Driver Arrested Following Slow-Speed Pursuit

CHP: Reckless Driver Arrested Following Slow-Speed Pursuit

CHP officials say the pursuit ended on Highway 880 near 23rd Avenue this morning.
Register for Hayward's National Night Out

Register for Hayward's National Night Out

National Night Out is Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Registration deadline is 5:00 p.m. on July 25.
San Lorenzo Man, 26, Dies After Sand Tunnel at Beach Collapses on Him

San Lorenzo Man, 26, Dies After Sand Tunnel at Beach Collapses on Him

Adam Jay Pye was standing in the 10-foot hole when it collapsed.
Hayward 5-Year-Old Killed by Minivan Identified

Hayward 5-Year-Old Killed by Minivan Identified

Jose Luis Garcia was struck after he retrieved a ball that bounced to the other side of the street.
Boy Shot in Head in Critical Condition

Boy Shot in Head in Critical Condition

The shooting happened on Sunday night in the area of Del Norte Court and Oliver Drive in Hayward.
5-Year-Old Boy Hit by Minivan in Hayward on Life Support

5-Year-Old Boy Hit by Minivan in Hayward on Life Support

Witnesses to the collision are asked to call the Hayward Police Department's traffic bureau.
San Lorenzo Apartment Fire Displaces Residents

San Lorenzo Apartment Fire Displaces Residents

Officials are investigation the fire.
Officials Identify Parolee Shot, Killed by Deputy

Officials Identify Parolee Shot, Killed by Deputy

Andre Milton, 36, died on Thursday afternoon after officials say he crashed into another car in an attempt to get away from a deputy and then drove his car toward the deputy who shot him.
Castro Valley CHP Kicks Off 'Summer of Safety' Campaign

Castro Valley CHP Kicks Off 'Summer of Safety' Campaign

The seven week campaign begins today and will run through the end of August.
CHP Conducting DUI, Driver License Checkpoint in Hayward on Saturday

CHP Conducting DUI, Driver License Checkpoint in Hayward on Saturday

Officers will be in Hayward on July 19 between 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Hayward Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder in Fatal 2011 Shooting

Hayward Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder in Fatal 2011 Shooting

Joseph Connors, 24, faces life in prison without the possibility of parole when he's sentenced in Sept.