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Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Stole Car During Test Drive, Kidnapped Car Salesman

While on a test drive, a suspect informed the salesman that he was stealing the car that he was kidnapping the him, according to police.

07/28/2015

Pittsburg Police said they seized $750,000 in hash oil and marijuana from this home on July 15, 2015. (CBS)

$750,000 In Hash Oil Seized, 5 Arrested In Pittsburg Drug Bust

Police 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.

07/16/2015

Passengers wait to board buses at the Concord BART station after a downed power line shut down service on an East Bay line. (Bay City News)

BART Service Restored On Pittsburg/Bay Point Line In East Bay After Fire Near Tracks

PG&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.

06/25/2015

Police at the scene of a deadly shooting at the Willow Pass Road onramp to Highway 4 in Bay Point, June 24, 2015. (CBS)

2nd Deadly Shooting In 5 Days On Busy East Bay Highway; Both May Be Gang-Related

Authorities 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.

06/24/2015

Highway 4 Homicide

Family, Friends Devastated By Death Of Young Father Shot While Driving Along Highway 4 In Pittsburg

Friends 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.

06/22/2015

Highway 4 Homicide

Driver Found Shot Dead On Freeway Forces Lengthy Closure Of Eastbound Hwy 4 In Pittsburg

Eastbound state Highway 4 in Pittsburg was closed Saturday afternoon because of police activity involving a driver who crashed, apparently after having been fatally shot.

06/20/2015

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BART Approves Budget For Longer, More Frequent Trains On East Bay Lines

BART’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.

06/12/2015

A North Pacific rattlesnake (Croatalus oreganus oreganus) (Mike Spencer/Sonoma County Reptile Rescue)

Pittsburg Toddler Bitten By Backyard Rattlesnake Recovering At Hospital

Officials say a 2-year-old girl bitten by a rattlesnake in the East Bay is in stable condition.

06/11/2015

A stolen senior transport bus is stopped after traveling the wrong way on westbound state Highway 4 near the Loveridge Road exit, June 10, 2015. (Antioch Police Dept.)

High-Speed Pursuit Of Stolen Senior Transport Bus Ends With Pittsburg Man’s Arrest

A Pittsburg man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing a senior transport bus in Antioch and leading officers on a high-speed pursuit that ended in three separate collisions, including one with a school bus, police said.

06/10/2015

A poisonous rattlesnake. (YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Rattlesnake Bites Toddler In Pittsburg Backyard

A Pittsburg toddler was airlifted to a hospital after suffering a bite from a rattlesnake Tuesday evening, according to firefighters.

06/10/2015

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