Authorities raided a pair of homes in Contra Costa County, finding hundreds of pounds of illegal fireworks.
Shortly after noon Thursday, California Highway Patrol officers came upon the scene of a person shot inside a minivan on the on-ramp to Interstate Highway 680 northbound from Pacheco Blvd.
More than a dozen fire hydrants were opened in five Contra Costa County cities over roughly a two-hour period, and investigators are looking for the culprits, fire officials said Saturday.
Police arrested three men Monday night who are suspected of committing a series of armed robberies in Antioch and at least six other cities in Contra Costa County over the past several weeks, police said.
A Concord woman faces criminal charges after investigators say she hid a 15-year old girl as her family and sheriff’s deputies searched for more than two months.
A homeless woman who was arrested in connection with a pipe bomb incident in Pacheco earlier this month has been charged with 10 felonies for allegedly possessing explosive devices.
Investigators believe that a 40-year-old homeless woman who was arrested in Pacheco on Tuesday on suspicion of possessing five pipe bombs may have intended to use them to injure people, a Central Contra County Costa Narcotic Enforcement Team commander said.
Family members of a 15-year-old Pacheco girl who went missing more than a week ago are asking for the public’s help in bringing her home safely.