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.
A resident of an exclusive gated community in Alamo was arrested Thursday afternoon following a fight between his neighbor that turned deadly, authorities said.
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.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is planning to hold a rally at the Jelly Belly factory in Fairfield on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contra Costa County prosecutors say they plan to dismiss about a dozen cases involving arrests made by the former head of a drug task force under investigation.
A Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy who was arrested Friday on drug charges had allegedly been working with a Concord-based private investigator to conduct so-called “dirty DUI” stops.