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Antioch Police Ask Public To Help Identify Suspects In Drive-By Shooting

Police are asking the public to come forward with information about a drive-by shooting that occurred late Wednesday night in Antioch.

07/04/2015

Scorched hills show damage from a brush fire next to an Antioch neighborhood. (CBS SF)

Evacuees Return Home After Narrowly Escaping 500+ Acre Brush Fire In Antioch

Neighbors are relieved to return home Thursday after firefighters contained a massive brush fire that backed right up to their houses near Contra Loma Regional Park.

06/25/2015

Flames scorched a hillside just outside Antioch in the area of Contra Loma Regional Park and Black Diamond Mines Regional Park, June 24, 2015. (CBS)

Hikers Brought To Safety As Growing Antioch Area Wildfire Burns

Two hikers were brought to safety as a growing wildfire in Contra Costa County burned out of control Wednesday.

06/24/2015

Flames scorch a hillside just outside Antioch in the area of Contra Loma Regional Park and Black Diamond Mines Regional Park, June 24, 2015. (CBS)

Antioch Grass Fire Contained After Burning 500+ Acres, Forcing Home Evacuations

A 500-acre wildfire burning in the Contra Loma Regional Park area of Antioch Wednesday afternoon forced the mandatory evacuations of dozens of homes, as fire crews battled intense heat and 20 mph winds whipping over the drought-parched grassland.

06/24/2015

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Bat-Wielding 13-Year-Old Called Hero For Foiling Burglar Who Walked Into Antioch Home

Police arrested a man after he allegedly entered a home Monday morning but fled when three kids and a dog inside the home startled him.

06/23/2015

Antioch Police

Woman Killed After ‘Messing Around’ With Gun At Antioch Home

Patricia Polly was “messing around” with a gun at her friend’s house when she accidentally shot herself, acting Sgt. James Stenger said.

06/22/2015

A child is loaded onto an ambulance outside the Antioch Water Park, June 18, 2015. (CBS)

Antioch Water Park Stays Closed After 34 People Fell Ill, Cause Unknown

The Contra Costa County Health Services department is continuing to investigate a possible chemical exposure at the Antioch Water Park that sickened 34 people Thursday afternoon.

06/19/2015

Antioch Quake (USGS)

Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Rumbles Through Antioch

ANTIOCH (CBS SF) – The United States Geological Survey reports that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 struck near Antioch and Brentwood Friday morning. The earthquake struck between the two cities at 9:02 […]

06/19/2015

A child is loaded onto an ambulance outside the Antioch Water Park, June 18, 2015. (CBS)

40 People, Mostly Children Sickened After Possible Chemical Exposure At Antioch Water Park

About 40 people, mostly children, fell ill Thursday afternoon due to a possible chemical exposure at an East Bay water park.

06/18/2015

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BART Extension Workers In Antioch Spark 7-Acre Grass Fire

Workers constructing the BART extension into Antioch accidentally sparked a grass fire Wednesday afternoon that burned roughly 7 acres of vegetation, a fire official said.

06/17/2015

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