Antioch

African-American 8th grade promotion ceremony in Antioch on May 29, 2015. (CBS)

Jr. High Commencement Celebration For Blacks Called ‘Segregation,’ ‘Reverse Racism’ But District Will Continue To Allow It

An Antioch school counselor is under scrutiny for organizing an 8th grade promotion ceremony aimed at African-American students.

06/11/2015

A stolen senior transport bus is stopped after traveling the wrong way on westbound state Highway 4 near the Loveridge Road exit, June 10, 2015. (Antioch Police Dept.)

High-Speed Pursuit Of Stolen Senior Transport Bus Ends With Pittsburg Man’s Arrest

A Pittsburg man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing a senior transport bus in Antioch and leading officers on a high-speed pursuit that ended in three separate collisions, including one with a school bus, police said.

06/10/2015

Crews rescue a worker injured at the Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve near Antioch on June 9, 2015. (CBS)

Worker Critically Injured In Accident While Doing Repair Work To Mine Near Antioch

A worker was critically injured in one of the mines at the Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve near Antioch Tuesday , according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

06/09/2015

West 11th Street in Antioch after city workers removed speed bumps on June 1, 2015. The speed bumps were placed near where Timothy Hudson was killed in a hit-and-run last month. (CBS)

As Antioch Family Mourns Victim Killed In Hit & Run, City Removes Speed Bumps

As an Antioch family remembered their son who was killed in a hit-and-run last month, city crews removed speed bumps that volunteers installed to slow drivers down, saying they were illegal.

06/02/2015

Speed Bump

‘Speed Bump Fairies’ Answer Grieving Antioch Mom’s Wish

After a grieving Antioch mom expressed her frustration over the city’s inaction following her son’s death by a hit-and-run driver, a group of mystery men installed speed bumps to slow down speeders.

05/29/2015

A sidewalk memorial for Timothy Hudson, who was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Antioch on May 11, 2015. (CBS)

Antioch Family Installing Speed Bumps After Son Was Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

An Antioch family who lost their son after he was killed by a hit-and-run driver is taking matters into their own hands by installing their own speed bumps, after the city said they don’t have enough money.

05/29/2015

The 'Splash Brothers' haircut at Ajja's Barber Shop in Antioch. (Courtesy: Derek Hernandez)

Antioch Barber Buzzing Warriors’ Fans Heads Showing Pride For Team

Fans are going to great lengths to show their Golden State Warriors pride as the team heads into the NBA Finals.

05/28/2015

Antioch gas station suspect surrenders. (CBS SF)

Antioch Gas Station Hostage Calls Carjacking Suspect ‘A Total Gentleman’

A chaotic East Bay crime spree is over after a man accused of carjackings and a hostage ordeal at an Antioch gas station was arrested Wednesday afternoon.

05/28/2015

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Car Lands In Antioch Canal, Passengers Manage Escape

Contra Costa County officials say passengers in a car that landed in deep, fast-flowing waters of an Antioch canal are now safe.

05/28/2015

(CBS SF)

Hostages Released, Suspect In Custody After Antioch Gas Station Standoff With Carjacking Suspect

A man who led police on a chase through three East Bay cities released a pair of hostages and was taken into custody by the California Highway Patrol after a standoff at an Antioch gas station Wednesday afternoon.

05/27/2015

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