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Crews respond to several fires across Bay Area, some sparked by fireworks

2 days ago   |   ABC

Fire departments across the Bay Area are scrambling to put out several fires some of which have been started by fireworks.
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Contra Costa County firefighters respond to more than 50 fires in one hour, some sparked by fireworks, officials say

2 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Contra Costa County fire officials say crews have responded to more than 50 hours in the 9 p.m. hour some of which were sparked by fireworks.
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Fireworks suspected in multiple fires in Contra Costa County, Officials say

2 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

4 fires simultaneously in Brentwood, Bay Point, and Pittsburg, stopped quickly due to our augmented response. All are under investigation but fireworks are suspected. Please be...
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WATCH LIVE: Contra Costa Co. fire officials discuss July 4th safety, overnight fires

2 days ago   |   ABC

Contra Costa Fire Protection District are holding a briefing on July 4th safety preparations and to give updates on fire activity from the past 24 hours.
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13 fires burn overnight in Contra Costa County, some caused by fireworks, officials say

2 days ago   |   ABC

"Any firework in these warm, dry, windy conditions might be the one that starts a devastating and deadly wildfire," the Contra Costa Fire Protection District said on Twitter...
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WATCH TODAY: Gov. Newsom to tighten coronavirus restrictions ahead of 4th of July

5 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Governor Newsom is expected to announce new stay-at-home restrictions today ahead of the holiday weekend. This comes as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge in the...
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WATCH TODAY: Gov. Newsom to tighten coronavirus restrictions ahead of 4th of July

6 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

"We've got Fourth of July weekend coming up. One of the areas of biggest concern as it relates to the spread of COVID-19 in the state remains family gatherings, not just bars...
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Governor Newsom discusses homeless motels amid worsening pandemic during Pittsburg visit

6 days ago   |   ABC

Protesters interrupted during Governor Newsom's press conference in Pittsburg. One woman questioned how housing is decided for the homeless during the pandemic, saying "If I...
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Pittsburg business owner stressed after county delays reopening after sharp rise of COVID-19 cases

6 days ago   |   ABC

"We're barely hanging on": A Pittsburg business owner explained she was preparing her staff to reopen on July 1 and then found out a day and a half before that the county is...
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Stricter restrictions coming back for Californians, Gov. Gavin Newsom teases as COVID-19 cases climb

6 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Gov. Gavin Newsom will announce a return of some parts of the stay-at-home order, he teased in a Tuesday press conference.
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Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted on Monday. Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

NHL, players' union announce tentative plan to resume play at beginning of...

NHL, players' union announce tentative plan to resume play at beginning of August

Training camps would open next Monday, July 13, and games would resume Aug. 1 if the league's board of governors, players' executive committee and full membership sign off. Read more ...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

The adviser to the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of treason. Formerly a journalist, Ivan Safronov was working at Roscosmos for... Read more ...

Driver killed after fiery crash split car in two

Driver killed after fiery crash split car in two

A man was killed in a fiery crash that split his car into two pieces. Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equality. Read more ...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park confrontation

Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation for calling 911 to report she was being threatened by “an African-American man” when bird watcher Christian Cooper appeared to keep his... Read more ...

ICE's New Rules on Foreign Students Called 'Horrifying'

ICE's New Rules on Foreign Students Called 'Horrifying'

International students will be forced to leave the US or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued... Read more ...

US still ‘knee-deep' in FIRST wave of Covid-19, Fauci warns

US still ‘knee-deep' in FIRST wave of Covid-19, Fauci warns

Unlike countries in Europe, the US failed to get the first wave of Covid-19 under control and is now ‘knee-deep' in a new surge of it, according to the country's top epidemic... Read more ...

Melbourne Resumes Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Surge

Melbourne Resumes Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Surge

The premier of Victoria state, Australia's second-most populous, issued a six-week stay-at-home order for Melbourne and closed the border with New South Wales state, effective... Read more ...