2 East Bay Shelters Crowded, Decline Animal SurrendersThe Contra Costa County Animal Services Department will be turning away people trying to surrender animals at its Martinez and Pinole shelters.
Derailed Train Cars Carrying Sulfuric Acid Placed Back on Tracks Without LeakingThree train cars carrying sulfuric acid have been placed back on the tracks under Interstate Highway 680 in Martinez and moved away from the area where they derailed Wednesday morning, according to firefighters.
Teenage Driver Fatally Struck On Highway 4 In Martinez After Leaving Her Crashed CarA 19-year-old Concord woman was killed in a series of crashes on state Highway 4 in Martinez Saturday night.
Suspects In Martinez Wingstop Armed Robbery Caught On CameraPolice have released images of suspects captured on surveillance footage during a Thursday armed robbery at a Wingstop in Martinez.
Woman Allegedly Vandalized Vehicles Outside Martinez JailA woman who claimed she wanted to go to jail before an arrest allegedly vandalized vehicles outside the Martinez Detention Facility upon her release early Monday morning, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
Man Shot At Apartment Complex Near County Facilities In MartinezA man was shot in the leg at a housing complex near Contra Costa County facilities in Martinez Saturday morning, according to police.
Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Robbing Martinez Walmart At Gunpoint Before Car ChasePolice arrested a 24-year-old man Tuesday morning after he allegedly robbed a Walmart in Martinez at gunpoint and then led officers on a vehicle pursuit, police said.
Pilot Of Drone That Nearly Hit CHP Helicopter Says It Was On AutopilotAviation student Owen Ouyang said in an interview that he wants to publicly apologize to the CHP pilot for the incident.
Dozens Of Firearms Confiscated During Arrest Of East Bay WinemakerForty unregistered firearms, including assault rifles and grenade launchers, were seized when a Contra Costa County winemaker was arrested on Thursday for allegedly selling illegal drinks.
Report: More Than 200 Near Misses With Drones NationwideA week after a near miss between a drone and a CHP helicopter in the Bay Area skies, a study released Friday revealed that there have been at least 241 reported close encounters between drones and aircraft.
Near Collision With Drone Forces CHP Helicopter To Abandon Search For Stolen Car Over MartinezA California Highway Patrol helicopter was forced to abandon a stolen vehicle search Saturday night after narrowly avoiding a mid-air collision with a drone, officers said.
Martinez Teen Kidnapping Declared Hoax, 2 Men ArrestedOfficials Martinez said they have arrested two men after the kidnapping of a 17-year-old girl appeared to be a hoax.