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Multiple Contra Costa Fires Keep Crews Busy Friday Night

Firefighters were called to multiple fires throughout Contra Costa County on Friday night as many Fourth of July celebrations were in full swing.

07/05/2014

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Dog Lovers Barking Mad After Concord Restaurant’s Policy Change Bans Pets From Patio

After a history of catering to man’s best friend, a Bay Area restaurant is changing its policy that allowed dogs on their outdoor patios, and that is causing some growls from dog lovers.

06/30/2014

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Man Arrested In Concord DUI Head-On Crash That Killed Mother, Baby Daughter

A man has been arrested in connection with a head-on collision that killed a 1-year-old girl and her mother in Concord on Friday night, police said Monday.

06/30/2014

A highway patrol officer guards a roadblock on Highway 38 near Angeles Oaks during a standoff with fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner, near San Bernardino, California on February 12, 2013. Nobody has yet been found in a burnt-out US mountain cabin where Dorner was believed to have barricaded himself after a six-day manhunt, a police spokesman said. Media reports that a body had been found in the cabin near Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, and identified as Dorner's were false, said Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman Andrew Smith. AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman, Baby Killed; 5 Hurt In Head-On Crash On Willow Pass Road In Concord

A woman and baby were killed in a head-on crash in Concord on Friday night. Five people from both vehicles were transported to hospitals for major injuries.

06/28/2014

Joseph Andrew Martin, a teacher at Woodside Elementary School in Concord, is accused of sexually abusing 11 current and former students. (CBS)

Teens Testify In Martinez Court Against Former Concord Teacher On Trial For Molestation

Two 14-year-old boys testified in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday that their former teacher at Concord’s Woodside Elementary School put his hand down their shirts and fondled them during class and after-school hangouts.

06/24/2014

Joseph Andrew Martin, a teacher at Woodside Elementary School in Concord, is accused of sexually abusing 11 current and former students. (CBS)

Trial Begins Against Concord Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Molesting 14 Students

Joseph Martin, 46, is on trial in Contra Costa County Superior Court for 150 counts of sexual abuse of former students at Woodside Elementary School.

06/23/2014

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Concord Home Destroyed In 2-Alarm Fire

Firefighters have extinguished a two-alarm fire in Concord Sunday morning that destroyed a home and displaced several neighboring residents

06/22/2014

Inmates at Chino State Prison walk the hallway on December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to hear arguments to appeal a federal court's ruling last year that the California state prison system would have to release 40,000 prisoners to cope with overcrowding so severe that it violated their human rights. More than 144,000 inmates are currently incarcerated in prisons that were designed to hold about 80,000. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Concord Police Chief: Prison Realignment Linked To Increase In Crime

An East Bay police chief says he believes there is a connection between California’s prison realignment policy and an increase in crime in his city.

06/16/2014

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Concord Man Arrested After Allegedly Ramming Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Concord man Monday night who allegedly rammed a deputy’s patrol car after a vehicle pursuit in Sonoma.

06/04/2014

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Concord Police Officer Hit By Suspected Drunk Driver While Responding To Emergency Call

A Concord police officer en route to an emergency call suffered minor injuries when a suspected drunk driver crashed into his patrol car Wednesday afternoon.

06/04/2014

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