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.
Police said a retired Hercules police officer has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for allegedly firing shots at the home of his estranged wife.
Chief Charles Hanley of the Rodeo-Hercules Fire District made about $177,000 a year in salary. But including retirement benefits, his total compensation comes out to roughly $380,000.
A big drug bust exposed an East Bay county’s troubling problem.
A parent in Hercules made a startling discovery Monday when he found a small bag of methamphetamine among his daughter’s Halloween candy, a police sergeant said.
An elderly man was attacked and robbed by two teenage suspects while walking in a Hercules park Tuesday morning, according to police.
The 6.0 magnitude quake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning, triggering widespread power outages, gas line ruptures, water main breaks and severely damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa was caught on tape by many security cameras.
A 21-year-old San Francisco man has been arrested for allegedly setting up a Craigslist rental scam for a Hercules home that was sold earlier this week, police said Wednesday.
A man accused of slaying of a retired San Francisco Bay area schoolteacher attempted an escape from jail by trying to carve his way out of a cell window, Contra Costa County prosecutors said.
A man escaped injury Friday night after his car was struck by an Amtrak train near a Pinole railroad crossing.