2 Adults Arrested In Martinez Shoulder Tap StingTwo adults were arrested Friday in Martinez on suspicion of buying alcohol for minors, according to police.
Inmate Found Dead In Martinez Jail, Apparently Hanged With BedsheetA 38-year-old male inmate who was being held at the Martinez Detention Facility died Saturday.
Martinez Man Arrested On Auto Theft, Burglary ChargesA caller told police they saw the suspect pushing a motorcycle down a neighbor’s driveway, attempt to jump start it and then load it into a stolen pick-up truck.
Wife Mistakes Gas For Brake Pedal, Hits & Kills Husband In Martinez GarageAn elderly woman who mistook the gas pedal for the brake ran over and killed her husband this morning at their home near Martinez, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Contra Costa County looking To Expand Water Reservoir With Supply Stretched Thin By DroughtWith the region’s water supply already stretched thin by drought conditions, the Contra Costa Water District, along with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, is looking at further expanding the Los Vaqueros Reservoir in Contra Costa County.
Bat-Wielding 13-Year-Old Called Hero For Foiling Burglar Who Walked Into Antioch HomePolice arrested a man after he allegedly entered a home Monday morning but fled when three kids and a dog inside the home startled him.
Turkey Vulture Sparks Martinez Wildfire After Shorting Out Between Power LinesA wildfire sparked by a turkey vulture that caught fire after shorting out two power lines according to a witness burned parts of an RV and two properties in Martinez Tuesday morning, causing an estimated $80,000 in damage, a fire official said.
High Speed Chase Ends With Crash In MartinezA high speed chase through the Bay Area Wednesday ended with a crash in Martinez.
Police Looking For Armed Men Suspected Of Robbing Martinez Subway Shop (VIDEO)Martinez police are looking for two men who allegedly robbed a Subway sandwich shop at gunpoint Monday evening.
Horse Euthanized After Plunging 50-Feet Down Embankment With Rider At East Bay ParkA horse was euthanized after it and the rider plunged down an embankment at an East Bay park Tuesday, resulting in the horse getting stuck in a tree.
Police Officer Injured In Martinez Apartment FireFirefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at an apartment complex in Martinez Wednesday morning.
Martinez School Official Takes Heat After Saying Some Students Don't Need A/CSome parents were offended when a school board member said kids at predominantly white John Swett Elementary need A/C, and kids at predominately Hispanic/Latino La Juntas Elementary don’t.