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Teen Struck, Killed By Car In Concord Crosswalk

A 14-year-old boy struck by a car in Concord Wednesday morning died, police said.

02/18/2015

Kensington Police Sergeant Keith Barrow. (CBS)

Kensington Police Chief Ousted After Prostitute’s Pimp Shoots Himself With Detective’s Stolen Gun

The East Bay town of Kensington has decided not to keep its police chief after his handling of the probe of a sergeant who allegedly had his gun stolen by a prostitute at a Nevada hotel.

02/17/2015

The driver of this Porsche was killed, along with his dog, after he slammed head-on into oncoming traffic in Contra Costa County.

Rain Likely Cause Of Several Major Crashes Around The Bay Area

Slick roads, wind and rain made Bay Area roadways deadly collision courses on Saturday.

02/08/2015

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Bay Area Commute Dubbed ‘Most Predictable’ In The Nation

Bay Area traffic may be rough, but at least it’s expected.

02/03/2015

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Concord Elementary School Teacher With 2 Young Kids Likely Facing Life In Prison For Touching Male Students

A Concord elementary school teacher was convicted of 19 counts of child molestation today for touching his male students’ bare chests in his classes and other inappropriate touching.

01/27/2015

Ayanna Bastain, 32, the suspect arrested by Walnut Creek police for an ATM crime called "shoulder surfing". (photo credit: Walnut Creek P.D.)

‘Shoulder Surfing’ Suspect Arrested On Theft, Elder Abuse Charges In Contra Costa County ATM Scam

An ATM scam in Walnut Creek has police warning people to be aware of their surroundings especially when they’re withdrawing cash. A suspect has since been arrested for something police call, “shoulder surfing”.

01/27/2015

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Sheriff’s Association Alleges Retaliation Threats Against Contra Costa Co. Supervisors In Federal Lawsuit

The Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff’s Association is filing a federal lawsuit against county supervisors for alleged threats of retaliation they made in relation to a controversial pay raise the supervisors have since rescinded for themselves.

01/20/2015

Contra Costa Co. Fire Dept. battles 3-alarm blaze at three different homes, suspected to be the work of a single arsonist. (photo credit: Jeffrey Schaub)

Suspect In Custody For Arson That Burned 4 Townhomes In Martinez

Contra Costa County Fire crews have a fire that grew to three-alarms at multiple homes in Martinez under control and one person is in custody for what officials say looks to be the work of a single arsonist.

01/14/2015

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Contra Costa Supervisors Vote Down Their Own Proposal To Give Themselves A Raise

Contra Costa supervisors swallowed a bitter pill Tuesday in Martinez as they voted to rescind a salary increase that they had approved for themselves in late fall.

01/13/2015

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Shots Fired Into AC Transit Bus In Richmond

No one was injured this evening after multiple shots were fired into an AC Transit bus, a Contra Costa Sheriff’s deputy said.

01/11/2015

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