Alexander Shulgin, a respected chemist famed for dusting off a decades-old recipe for the psychedelic drug ecstasy, died at his Lafayette home on Monday according to his wife.
Officers were searching for a suspect who broke into a home in Lafayette Wednesday afternoon, police said.
A Lafayette man plans to attempt a record-breaking swim from Milwaukee to Chicago.
A 17-year-old Danville boy was killed in a solo car crash on state Highway 24 in Lafayette Thrusday morning, a fire captain said.
Dozens of cars were hit with flat tires during the early Friday morning commute along a stretch of Highway 24 in Lafayette, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A box labeled “radioactive” that was found outside a Lafayette car repair shop Tuesday morning caused a brief scare and road closures but was eventually determined to be harmless, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said.
At least one school in Lafayette has been locked down Thursday morning as police search for a bank robbery suspect, authorities said.
Communities throughout the Bay Area Monday honored those who have served in the military with Veterans Day parades, ceremonies and other tributes to their bravery.
All lanes of eastbound state Highway 24 in Lafayette have reopened after a crash blocked the roadway for roughly an hour Sunday morning.
Crews were responding to a high-pressure gas leak in Lafayette, and residents in the area have been advised to stay indoors, police said.