Contra Costa County
Fireworks appear to have sparked a small fire at an Antioch middle school on Wednesday night.
A group of mosquitoes and several dead birds found throughout Contra Costa County have tested positive for the West Nile virus in recent weeks, Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control District officials said Tuesday.
Distracted driving caused a crash that has shut down part of Byron Highway in east Contra Costa County and spilled gallons of ice cream into a field off of the roadway Thursday morning.
An overturned big-rig is blocking all lanes of Byron Highway in Contra Costa County this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Motorists on Interstate Highway 680 in Danville and San Ramon will soon have an easier, safer time merging onto the busy freeway.
California health officials have reported that two people have been infected with West Nile Virus in the state. West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of infected mosquitoes.
A plan to keep Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo open in a drastically scaled-down form is moving forward with a $6 million loan from Contra Costa County.
High temperatures led to an equipment failure and downed power line that sparked two small grass fires and an outage affecting some 2,400 PG&E customers near the Walnut Creek-Lafayette border on Sunday night
A Contra Costa County man who is an inmate at High Desert State Prison in Susanville is being investigated for attempted homicide of another inmate on Thursday.
Three Northern California men are facing charges in what prosecutors say was a brutal sex trafficking ring in which women were raped and beaten and one was branded with a clothes iron.