SWAT teams in Benicia were searching for a suspect who ran from a highway crash and might be connected to an earlier shooting on Interstate Highway 780, a police spokesman said.
On the day a Bay Area state senator was voicing concerns over the transport of crude oil by rail, the Valero refinery in Benicia has announced at a community meeting it wants to do just that.
A Benicia man suspected of fatally shooting a man in Rodeo Sunday morning has been arrested.
The superintendent of an East Bay school district spoke out Monday following word of the arrest of a teacher for allegedly feeding co-workers food laced with marijuana.
Benicia police have arrested an elementary school teacher on poisoning charges after she allegedly fed her co-workers marijuana-laced food at an employee pot luck.
Police in Benicia are searching for a man who stole Christmas presents meant for patients at Children’s Hospital during a series of car burglaries Monday morning.
Nearly 2,300 homes and businesses in Benicia were without Friday morning after an underground cable failed, PG&E said.
One person has died from injuries suffered in a house fire in Benicia, according to authorities.
Several oil companies around the Bay Area are proposing upgrades or additions to their facilities, but environmental advocates said Wednesday that the projects will endanger the public by enabling increased refining of dirtier crude oil.
Police in Benicia have arrested three people believed to be the leaders of an identity theft ring. Authorities credit a hotel housekeeper in breaking the case.