Collision Reported Between Amtrak Train, Vehicle In PittsburgContra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters are responding to a reported collision this evening in Pittsburg involving an Amtrak train and a vehicle.
Burned Chihuahua Puppy Adopted By Young Alameda Burn SurvivorA tiny puppy who suffered disfiguring burns has found a new home with a Bay Area child who can directly relate to what had happened to it.
Pittsburg Police Officer Shot By Suspect; Officer Returns Fire, Hitting GunmanA suspect in an attempted murder shot and injured a police officer who was chasing him in Pittsburg Wednesday afternoon, according to Pittsburg Police.
56-Year-Old Former Oakland Athletic Signs Deal To Play Baseball In The East Bay Again56-year-old former Oakland Athletic Tony Phillips, who played in the 1989 Battle of the Bay World Series, is coming back to professional baseball with a contract to play for the Pittsburg Diamonds.
Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Stole Car During Test Drive, Kidnapped Car SalesmanWhile on a test drive, a suspect informed the salesman that he was stealing the car that he was kidnapping the him, according to police.
$750,000 In Hash Oil Seized, 5 Arrested In Pittsburg Drug BustPolice busted perhaps the largest hash or “honey” oil lab found in Contra Costa County at a house in Pittsburg on Wednesday, arrested five people, and seized $30,000 in cash, police said Thursday.
BART Service Restored On Pittsburg/Bay Point Line In East Bay After Fire Near TracksPG&E was working to restore power to customers in Walnut Creek Thursday evening after downed lines caused an outage that shut down BART service for around two hours and affected as many as 3,000 customers.
2nd Deadly Shooting In 5 Days On Busy East Bay Highway; Both May Be Gang-RelatedAuthorities believe a drive-by shooting in Bay Point on Tuesday night that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Concord woman could be related to a fatal shooting on Saturday, a Contra Costa County sheriff's captain said.
Family, Friends Devastated By Death Of Young Father Shot While Driving Along Highway 4 In PittsburgFriends and coworkers of a young father who was shot and killed Saturday on state Highway 4 in unincorporated Pittsburg are reeling from the loss of their cook, who had essentially grown up in their restaurants, coworkers said.
Driver Found Shot Dead On Freeway Forces Lengthy Closure Of Eastbound Hwy 4 In PittsburgEastbound state Highway 4 in Pittsburg was closed Saturday afternoon because of police activity involving a driver who crashed, apparently after having been fatally shot.
BART Approves Budget For Longer, More Frequent Trains On East Bay LinesBART's Board of Directors passed a new $1.6 billion budget Thursday that promises longer and more frequent trains for riders of two East Bay lines beginning in September.
Pittsburg Toddler Bitten By Backyard Rattlesnake Recovering At HospitalOfficials say a 2-year-old girl bitten by a rattlesnake in the East Bay is in stable condition.