Firefighters have extinguished a two-alarm grass fire that threatened homes near the intersection of state Highway 4 and Interstate Highway 80 in Hercules Friday afternoon, according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatchers.
One man’s purchase at a Hercules convenience store using counterfeit cash led police to arrest five suspects on suspicion of possessing an array of stolen property and other charges, police said.
A Southern California couple accused of fatally stabbing a retired schoolteacher in her Hercules home in a multi-state crime spree pleaded not guilty Friday to murder charges and enhancements.
The couple accused of murdering retired schoolteacher Susie Ko in her Hercules home last month appeared together for the first time in Contra Costa County Superior Court in Richmond Friday afternoon.
Police arrested a Hercules middle school teacher after more than a pound of marijuana was found in his car in the school parking lot on Wednesday morning, according to police.
Authorities say a husband and wife accused of the killing of a retired Northern California school teacher and wanted for a Southern California crime spree are a step closer to being returned to California to face charges.
An injured woman was rescued from the base of a 250-foot ravine in Hercules Friday afternoon.
Hundreds of mourners packed a church in Rodeo Friday morning to celebrate the life of retired teacher Susie Ko, 55, who was violently stabbed to death in her Hercules home earlier this month.
Police confirmed Friday a married couple is suspected in the killing last week of a Hercules woman after the pair were arrested in Washington state Wednesday with the woman’s stolen car following an alleged month-long crime spree.
Two suspects have been arrested and the stolen vehicle of a murdered Hercules woman has been recovered in the Seattle area, according to police.