An Antioch man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly held his family hostage at gunpoint and then chased after them in a vehicle when they escaped, according to police.
16 people have been shot in Antioch in the past two weeks, including an 11-year old boy in a recent wave of violence that has left five people dead.
Antioch police are investigating a shooting that killed a Pittsburg man and critically wounded an Antioch resident Tuesday afternoon.
A computer failure has crippled the emergency dispatch center for the Brentwood and Antioch area.
Firefighters were called to multiple fires throughout Contra Costa County on Friday night as many Fourth of July celebrations were in full swing.
The suspected shooter of an 11-year-old boy in Antioch Thursday was arrested that night and identified as a 14-year old boy.
Three men were wounded in two shootings in Antioch Thursday night and Friday morning.
The boy was airlifted to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento in stable condition and is expected to survive.
Fireworks appear to have sparked a small fire at an Antioch middle school on Wednesday night.
A pedestrian was struck and killed on state Highway 4 in Antioch early Sunday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.