Contra Costa County

Police are looking for these two men who they say robbed at Subway restaurant at gunpoint. (Martinez Police)

Police Looking For Armed Men Suspected Of Robbing Martinez Subway Shop (VIDEO)

Martinez police are looking for two men who allegedly robbed a Subway sandwich shop at gunpoint Monday evening.

06/02/2015

police car lights emergency generic

Car Lands In Antioch Canal, Passengers Manage Escape

Contra Costa County officials say passengers in a car that landed in deep, fast-flowing waters of an Antioch canal are now safe.

05/28/2015

State Sen. Loni Hancock (D-Oakland). (photo courtesy sd09.senate.ca.gov)

East Bay Politician Opposed To Richmond Jail Expansion; Would Rather Spend On Job Training

State Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Oakland, believes the money for a planned expansion of a Richmond jail should be used for more job training programs that would reduce incarcerations.

05/26/2015

Emergency services dispatcher (Getty Images)

‘That’s My House!’ 911 Dispatcher Handles Suspect Pursuit That Leads To Her Own Backyard

A Contra Costa County dispatcher handling a suspect pursuit last week found herself dispatching calls to her own home in Oakley, according to the sheriff’s office.

05/20/2015

BART workers pose with campaign signs supporting Susan Bonilla. (CBS)

Orinda Mayor Faces Concord Assemblywoman In East Bay’s State Senate Special Election

The state Senate race between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla has led to $7 million in campaign spending. Voters decide who goes to Sacramento in a special election on Tuesday.

05/18/2015

(CBS)

Child Porn Charges For Former Chair Of Disbanded Contra Costa County Health Care District

The former chairman of a disbanded Contra Costa County health care district has been arrested on suspicion of possession of child porn, Concord police said Thursday.

05/14/2015

Brian Butts (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Danville Music Teacher To Stand Trial In Alleged Molestation Of Teen Girls In Daly City

A 29-year-old Danville music teacher was ordered to stand trial Thursday for allegedly molesting three teenage girls last year, prosecutors said Friday.

05/01/2015

New traffic signs (photo courtesy: 80smartcorridor.org/)

Testing Begins For $79M State-Of-The-Art Traffic Signs Planned For I-80 East Bay Corridor

Traffic planners are ready to test new state-of-the-art signs that have been installed over a 20-mile stretch of westbound I-80 in the East Bay. It’s part of an effort to ease the commute between Richmond and Emeryville at a price tag of $79 million.

05/01/2015

William Shultz is accused of stabbing to death the younger brother of his best friend. (Contra Costa Co. Sheriff)

Family Of 9-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed In Discovery Bay Makes First Comments About Tragedy

The family of a 9-year-old boy slain Sunday morning in Discovery Bay was unaware that a family friend staying at their house overnight was showing signs of mental illness, their lawyer said Thursday. Meanwhile, the family spoke publicly for the first time about the incident.

04/30/2015

Discovery Bay Crime Scene

Teen Arrested After 9-Year-Old Boy Stabbed To Death In Discovery Bay

A 9-year-old boy was stabbed to death Sunday in Discovery Bay and a teenage family friend is the prime suspect.

04/26/2015

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