Contra Costa

Highway 4 Homicide

Driver Found Shot Dead On Freeway Forces Lengthy Closure Of Eastbound Hwy 4 In Pittsburg

Eastbound state Highway 4 in Pittsburg was closed Saturday afternoon because of police activity involving a driver who crashed, apparently after having been fatally shot.

06/20/2015

Two died when a pickup truck rolled over after clipping the back of an SUV near the Byron airport Saturday. (CBS)

Man, Elderly Woman Killed, Several Injured In Crash On Byron Highway In Contra Costa County

Byron Highway has reopened after a fatal crash that left two dead Saturday morning near the Byron Airport in unincorporated Contra Costa County.

06/06/2015

scratchers lottery california winning ticket

East Bay Man Wins $1 Million On California Lottery Scratcher Ticket

An East Bay resident won $1 million on a California Lottery ticket purchased in Concord, according to lottery officials.

05/10/2015

Delta Dam

Construction Begins On Emergency Delta Salt Water Barrier

Construction on a $30 million emergency barrier to prevent salt water from entering drinking water supplies began this week in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.

05/08/2015

Police and emergency crews at La Finca Restaurant in Bay Point after a trucker plowed into a crowd, killing 1 and injuring 8 people. (CBS)

CoCo County Sheriff Names Suspect Who Allegedly Backed Truck Over 9 People In Bay Point, Killing 1

The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office has identified 21-year-old Martin Bretado-Munoz as the suspect in a collision outside a Bay Point restaurant that killed one person and left eight others injured early Saturday.

05/03/2015

Walnut Creek Accident

Overnight Storm Brings Flooding, Accidents To Bay Area

Overnight rains led to flooding on Bay Area highways and were thought to be the cause of several accidents.

04/25/2015

Antioch School Board candidate Jeff Belle (CBS)

Troubled East Bay School Board Member Being Evicted For 3rd Time Since 2009

Trouble seems be following Contra Costa County School Board Trustee Jeff Belle, who is being evicted on top of having police called on him over the weekend after an alleged domestic violence incident.

04/08/2015

(Contra Costa Sheriff's Office)

Man Shot, Killed In Oakley Saturday Night Fight

A 27-year-old man was fatally shot in a fight in Oakley late Saturday night, the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office announced Sunday.

04/05/2015

ATM Theft

Caught On Video: 3 Suspects Use Chains, Truck To Steal ATM Machine From Walnut Creek Gas Station

Police hope a video will help them track down the suspects who stole an outdoor ATM machine from a Walnut Creek gas station.

04/04/2015

(CBS SF)

El Cerrito Plaza BART Station Reopens 3 Hours After Fatality

The El Cerrito Plaza BART station has reopened roughly three hours after a person under a train there died Wednesday morning.

04/01/2015

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