Elderly Retired Oakland Cop To Be Charged In Sex Scandal CaseA retired Oakland police captain who is more than 80 years old will be charged with soliciting prostitution in the sex scandal that has rocked several Bay Area law enforcement agencies, the Contra Costa County district attorney announced Friday.
Early Voting Underway in Contra Costa CountyVoters in Contra Costa County are able to vote early in several locations throughout the county starting Monday, according to elections officials.
8 School Funding Measures Seek Voter Approval Across CoCo CountyEight school districts in Contra Costa County are asking voters to approve hundreds of millions of dollars in bonds and parcel taxes in the Nov. 8 election, with perhaps the most contentious being West Contra Costa Unified School District's Measure T.
Contra Costa Co. Suspends Fees On Families With Kids In Juvenile HallThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to impose a moratorium on fees charged to parents and guardians of children incarcerated or monitored in the juvenile justice system.
Patient Extricated After SUV Flips In Pleasant Hill CrashRescue crews extricated the occupant of an SUV that flipped in a crash in Pleasant Hill Thursday afternoon, a county fire marshal said.
Lafayette Child Psychologist Arrested For Child PornAuthorities on Wednesday arrested a Lafayette resident who has worked as a child psychologist for 30 years on child pornography charges, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's office.
Horse Critically Injured In Contra Costa Hit-And-RunInvestigators are looking for a driver who fled after slamming into the back of a horse trailer and critically injuring a horse Tuesday morning in unincorporated Contra Costa County, officials with the California Highway patrol said.
Driver Killed, Passenger Survives Solo-Vehicle Crash Into Ravine Off I-80The crash was first reported around 1:06 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 80 near Cummings Skyway.
Blackhawk Man Pleads Not Guilty To Murder In Wife's DeathA man accused of killing his wife in the wealthy East Bay community of Blackhawk entered a not guilty plea Tuesday after being charged with murder with use of a deadly weapon and elder abuse enhancements, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office.
Mange-Stricken Coyote Hit By Car In Danville, Ending SearchA coyote suffering from mange that prompted a search for the animal was hit and killed by a car in Danville, wildlife officials said.
Injury Accident Snarls Eastbound I-80 Traffic In VallejoAn overturn injury accident on eastbound I-80 in Vallejo shut down all lanes for a time, creating a massive traffic jam in Contra Costa County.
Massive East Bay Bust Snares 24 Alleged Norteño Gang MembersA joint law enforcement operation conducted a massive gang bust in eastern and central Contra Costa County last week.