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Car Thieves Thwarted By Hercules Man Who Chained His Honda Civic To Front-Yard Pole

The thief or thieves were no match for a Hercules resident’s Honda Civic del Sol, which police said was chained to a pole in his front yard.

07/25/2015

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Naked Man Running Around Hercules Apartment Complex Arrested After Allegedly Peeping Into Windows

Police arrested a naked man who was running around an apartment complex in Hercules and looking into windows Monday night, police said Tuesday.

06/23/2015

Frozen Hamburger Patties (Getty Images)

Hercules Hamburglar Revealed After Pants Fall From Weight Of Stolen Hamburger Meat

A “wardrobe malfunction” revealed packages of stolen hamburgers after two men were confronted for shoplifting from a Hercules grocery store on Tuesday, police said Wednesday.

06/17/2015

A driver crashed into a fire engine responding to a previous accident on I-80 near Hercules. (Source: Bay City News)

Driver Crashes Into Fire Engine At Scene Of I-80 Accident, Sending Firefighter To Hospital

Officials with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said the proper placement of a fire engine at the scene of an overturned vehicle crash Sunday morning saved firefighters’ lives.

03/15/2015

A highway patrol officer guards a roadblock on Highway 38 near Angeles Oaks during a standoff with fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner, near San Bernardino, California on February 12, 2013. Nobody has yet been found in a burnt-out US mountain cabin where Dorner was believed to have barricaded himself after a six-day manhunt, a police spokesman said. Media reports that a body had been found in the cabin near Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, and identified as Dorner's were false, said Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman Andrew Smith. AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Injured In Separate Early-Morning Crashes On I-80 Near Hercules

At least one person was airlifted to a hospital after two crashes early Sunday morning, one involving a vehicle and Contra Costa County fire truck, on Interstate Highway 80 near Hercules.

03/15/2015

Some of the marijuana evidence found inside a rental van parked in the Franklin Canyon Golf Course parking lot in Hercules. (Hercules Police Dept.)

247 Pounds Of Marijuana Found On Man Trying To Lay Low In Empty Hercules Golf Course Parking Lot

A man found sleeping inside a van in an empty parking lot at a Hercules golf course has been arrested after police also found 247 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle.

03/05/2015

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Residents Ordered To Evacuate Hercules Neighborhood After Construction Crew Hits 4-Inch Gas Line

An evacuation was ordered at 9:51 a.m. in a Hercules neighborhood between North and South Front streets. The gas leak is in the area of San Pablo and Sycamore avenues, county officials said.

03/03/2015

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Daycare Provider’s Boyfriend Allegedly Molested Young Girl In Hercules For 1 Year

A man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a child molestation case that police said took place over the course of a year at a daycare provider in Hercules.

02/27/2015

The driveway of a home in Hercules where a man was killed during a home invasion robbery. (CBS)

Hercules Man Killed In Home Invasion Gone Wrong

Police say it was a random, brazen home invasion that played out in broad daylight right in front of a neighbor across the street.

02/26/2015

Police at the scene of a double homicide on Marigold Place and Buttercup Court in Hercules, February 25, 2015. (CBS)

Attack Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Critically Hurt In Hercules Neighborhood; Suspect Arrested

One person was killed and one critically injured in an attack in a Hercules home Wednesday afternoon in the city’s first slaying in two years.

02/25/2015

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