Alamo

Christopher Lacy

Gunman Who Killed CHP Officer Left Bay Area Last Year, Arrested Once

A man who was shot and killed after fatally wounding a California Highway Patrol officer during a traffic stop on Interstate 680 near Alamo on Tuesday was originally from the Bay Area and studied and worked in computer engineering here.

09/05/2012

Officer Kenyon Youngstrom, (inset) Christopher Lacy (Claycord.com/Contra Costa Co. Sheriff's Office)

Gunman ID’d In Alamo CHP Shooting; Officer Shot In Head Without Warning

The man who shot a California Highway Patrol officer on Interstate 680 in Alamo Tuesday shot the officer without warning in the head after a traffic stop, according to authorities.

09/05/2012

Officer Kenyon Youngstrom of the California Highway Patrol. (Claycord.com)

CHP Officer Critically Hurt, Suspect Killed In Shooting On I-680 Near Walnut Creek

A California Highway Patrol officer critically wounded in a shooting that followed a traffic stop on Interstate 680 Tuesday morning is Kenyon Youngstrom, the CHP confirmed Tuesday night.

09/04/2012

A car enters the Stonegate gated community in Alamo. (CBS)

Dispute Between Neighbors Turns Deadly In Alamo Gated Community

A resident of an exclusive gated community in Alamo was arrested Thursday afternoon following a fight between his neighbor that turned deadly, authorities said.

08/31/2012

Sparks fly as a pickup truck travels on bare rims during a police chase, June 8, 2012. (CBS)

Pickup Truck Driver Arrested After East Bay Police Chase

A vehicle pursuit through several East Bay cities ended peacefully in Alamo Thursday night when the suspect surrendered to authorities, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.

06/08/2012

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum To Appear At Fairfield’s Jelly Belly Factory Thursday

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is planning to hold a rally at the Jelly Belly factory in Fairfield on Thursday.

03/28/2012

Franz Gorski barricades himself inside his Alamo garage. (CBS)

Alamo Man Evicted From Self-Built Home After Barricading Himself Inside

The number of Bay Area homes in foreclosure is down nearly 40 percent from a year ago – but that’s little consolation for an East Bay man forced to walk away from the hand-built home he’s lived in for 18 years.

03/15/2012

Fire truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Alamo Homeowner Leads Fight Against New Fire Station

Fire stations are welcomed in most communities because they represent protection and safety. In the Contra Costa County town of Alamo, at least one resident is trying to prevent a new station from being built.

11/02/2011

Antioch police

Antioch Police Arrest 3 Suspects In String Of Armed Robberies

Police arrested three men Monday night who are suspected of committing a series of armed robberies in Antioch and at least six other cities in Contra Costa County over the past several weeks, police said.

CBS San Francisco–06/21/2011

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Contra Costa DA Dismisses 15 Cases Amid Scandals

As part of the fallout from a criminal case involving two Contra Costa County law enforcement officers, prosecutors have dismissed 15 pending criminal cases and declined to file charges in five more cases involving so-called “dirty DUI” arrests.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/08/2011

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