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.
West Nile Virus Found In Dead Bird, Chickens In OakleyThe bird was found near Trenton Street and Oakley Road and the chickens were located near Rose Avenue and Main Street.
Grass Fire Burns 45 Acres Near HerculesA grass and brush fire Sunday evening in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Hercules has burned about 45 acres and is 50 percent contained, a Cal Fire Battalion Chief said.
Distinctive Bronze Statues Stolen From East Bay HomeSeveral distinctive bronze statues, a Dodge truck and other items were taken in three thefts last week from a home in unincorporated Martinez, officials with the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said Friday.
East Bay Commuters Get Relief With Completion Of Hwy 4 ProjectAn East Bay highway with a reputation for trapping drivers in gridlock for hours has finally received a long overdue makeover.
Audit Shows Pittsburg Police Misclassified CrimesAn audit revealed that Pittsburg police misclassified crimes in reports written last year.
Over 100 Contra Costa Voters Cast Two Ballots In June PrimaryThe Contra Costa County Elections Division has identified a loophole that allowed more than 100 of the county’s voters to have two ballots counted during the June primary, the county division announced Friday morning.
Water Line Break In Pleasant Hill Opens Sinkhole, Flooding Contra Costa BlvdA water line break in Pleasant Hill Friday night caused a sinkhole and the closure Saturday morning of Contra Costa Boulevard.
Contra Costa Animal Services Mistakenly Euthanized Two DogsContra Costa County Animal Services is investigating why two dogs were mistakenly euthanized after local rescue groups proposed saving the animal earlier this month, a department spokesman said Thursday.