An inmate found dead in a cell at Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez on Thursday has been identified as David Bremer, 24, of Alamo.
A 32-year-old man was found fatally shot inside an apartment complex in Antioch late Wednesday night, according to police.
Vallejo police say a woman came across a grisly scene on Wednesday afternoon when she came home to find her uncle dead with a severed hand.
An elderly woman reported missing from an adult care home in Concord Sunday evening was found dead at a nearby elementary school hours later, a police sergeant said.
Friends are mourning the loss of an experienced Northern California hiker whose body was found after a two-day search in the Sierra Nevada range.
A University of California at Berkeley graduate student was found dead in his apartment Sunday night after officers responded to a call from a concerned friend, UC police Lt. Eric Tejada said.
The East Bay Regional Park District police are investigating the death of a bicyclist whose body was discovered face down on a trail in Contra Costa County Friday evening.