Contra Costa County

(CBS)

Walnut Creek Police Officer Arrested For Allegedly Attacking Woman With Bat While Wearing Mask

A Walnut Creek police officer was arrested after allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a bat in Richmond earlier this month.

08/29/2014

Antioch Police

Shooting In Antioch Leaves 1 Injured

Antioch police are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday night and left one victim gravely injured, officials said.

08/29/2014

(CBS)

Resident Traps Burglary Suspect Inside Tool Shed For Richmond Police

A burglary suspect in Richmond was locked up twice early Monday morning when a homeowner allegedly saw him breaking into a tool shed and trapped him inside until police arrived to arrest him.

08/25/2014

Downtown Napa damage from the South Napa quake. (CBS)

6.0 Magnitude Bay Area Earthquake Caught On Tape

The 6.0 magnitude quake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning, triggering widespread power outages, gas line ruptures, water main breaks and severely damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa was caught on tape by many security cameras.

08/24/2014

Crime scene tape, police line, generic

Danville Middle School Teacher Arrested For Possession Of Child Pornography

A Danville middle school teacher was taken into custody for allegedly possessing child pornography.

08/22/2014

Michael Chiklis as Terry Eidson & Jim Caviezel as Bob Ladouceur in "When the Game Stands Tall" (credit: TriStar/Sony Pictures)

De La Salle’s Story Hits The Big Screen in ‘When the Game Stands Tall’

Movie inspired by Bob Ladouceur and the De La Salle High School Spartans’ 151-game winning streak in theaters…

08/22/2014

(Getty Images)

El Cerrito On Track To Have Strictest Smoking Rules In California

El Cerrito is going from zero to 100 in a move that would ban smoking from most public, residential and commercial areas.

08/21/2014

19-year-old Jeremy Scott of Martinez reunites with his family at SFO on August 15, 2014, following a tour in Afghanistan. (USO / Bay City News Service)

19-Year-Old Martinez Soldier Returns From Afghanistan To Emotional Welcome

A 19-year-old soldier is headed home to Martinez on Friday afternoon after returning from a tour in Afghanistan.

08/15/2014

(USGS)

Magnitude 2.3 Earthquake Rattles Contra Costa County

A small earthquake with a magnitude of 2.3 struck in Contra Costa County Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

08/12/2014

generic rape graphic

Oakland Public Works Employee Charged With Rape Of 16-year-Old Girl

An Oakland Public Works employee has been charged with rape and a slew of other sex crimes for allegedly sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl in Antioch, a prosecutors said Wednesday.

08/08/2014

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