Sentencing was delayed Tuesday morning for a man who gunned down his ex-girlfriend and her friend at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza in 2009.
The Martinez City Council has responded to complaints by merchants and residents about the number of people panhandling at shopping centers and intersections by banning aggressive panhandling within city limits.
An East Bay woman who was nearly killed in a car accident earlier this week said she is looking for the man in uniform who helped save her life.
A Contra Costa County jury is now weighing the fate of the man who murdered his former girlfriend and her male friend on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza.
A jury on Wednesday found Nathan Burris guilty of slaying two people at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza in 2009, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office reported.
A Contra Costa County Jail inmate who died Tuesday after a sheriff’s deputy used a Taser to subdue him has been identified as 58-year-old Oakland man Donald Ray McCullough, a sheriff’s office spokesman said on Wednesday.
Health officials have confirmed that a 34-year-old man’s death in July stemmed from his contact with a rabid bat in Contra Costa County earlier this year.
A driver who crashed into a pump at a gas station in Martinez and ignited a dramatic blaze Wednesday night will not be cited or charged, a police lieutenant said Thursday.
A man was arrested in connection with a felony hit-and-run crash in Pleasant Hill on Wednesday night that left a driver injured and trapped inside an overturned car, police said Thursday.
A driver crashed into a gas pump at a station in Martinez Wednesday evening, igniting a blaze that damaged and destroyed multiple cars before it was extinguished, witnesses and fire officials said.