Fire crews are battling a one-alarm vegetation fire on Willow Pass Road between Pittsburg and Bay Point.
A three-alarm brush fire in Bay Point grew to about 120 acres but was 90 percent contained Thursday evening, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.
Contra Costa County authorities said a police raid led to one of the county’s biggest weapons seizures in years. Officials said Thursday that officers seized 56 guns, 30,000 rounds of ammunition and an unspecified amount of methamphetamine for sale at a Bay Point home.
An Antioch man died after he was crushed by an industrial mixer at a manufacturing plant in Bay Point on Monday, authorities said Tuesday.
A woman driving the wrong way on westbound state Highway 4 in Bay Point Tuesday morning caused a five-car pileup that sent four people to the hospital, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Contra Costa County prosecutors are hoping court papers filed Wednesday will prevent a man the state deems a “sexually violent predator” from moving into a Bay Point neighborhood next week.
One person was injured in a shooting near a McDonald’s restaurant in Bay Point late Saturday morning.
BART police are investigating a shooting in the Pittsburg-Bay Point station parking lot Thursday night that sent a victim to the hospital, a deputy police chief said.
Good Samaritans are being credited for helping deliver a baby at a BART station parking lot early Monday morning.
Authorities have identified an 18-year-old man as the suspect in a Bay Point shooting Thursday that killed a Martinez teen and sent nearby residents inside schools and homes, a Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said.