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Former Boxing Champion From Pittsburg Sentenced For Unarmed Robberies Of 6 East Bay Banks

A former welterweight boxing champion from Pittsburg was sentenced in federal court in Oakland Tuesday to seven years and three months in prison for the unarmed robberies of six East Bay banks last year.

08/19/2014

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Magnitude 2.3 Earthquake Rattles Contra Costa County

A small earthquake with a magnitude of 2.3 struck in Contra Costa County Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

08/12/2014

Emmitt Tippie is one of 11 people Antioch police arrested during a crime suppression effort. (Antioch Police Department)

Apartment Shooting Suspect Among 11 Arrested In Antioch Crime Crackdown

Police arrested 11 people — including a man suspected of shooting a woman in front of her apartment last week — during a crime suppression effort in Antioch on Wednesday night.

08/07/2014

A Coast Guard crew on the San Francisco Bay. (CBS)

Coast Guard Rescues Jet Ski Riders Stranded In Dark Near Pittsburg

The Coast Guard has rescued three people who became stranded on a jet ski near Pittsburg.

08/03/2014

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Antioch Shooting Leaves Pittsburg Man Dead, 1 Other Hurt

Antioch police are investigating a shooting that killed a Pittsburg man and critically wounded an Antioch resident Tuesday afternoon.

07/08/2014

Part of the 2,500 pounds Boxes of illegal fireworks seized by authorities in Pittsburg. (CBS)

Cops Seize 2,500 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks In Pittsburg; 3 Arrested In Undercover Craigslist Sting

Law enforcement officials arrested three people and confiscated more than 2,500 pounds of illegal fireworks Thursday afternoon in Pittsburg, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.

06/27/2014

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Abalone Diver From Pittsburg Dies In Mendocino Cliff Fall

Authorities in Mendocino County say an abalone diver died when he fell from a steep cliff after a dive, less than a week after the abalone season’s first fatality was reported.

06/09/2014

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Vegetation Fire Burns About 40 Acres In Bay Point

A vegetation fire burned about 40 acres in Bay Point early Saturday morning and took firefighters nearly five hours to control, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

06/07/2014

Suspects (left to right) Derrick Harper, Roy Gordon Eric Beman were charged with with conspiracy to commit human trafficking, torture, mayhem and kidnapping for extortion in Contra Costa County. (City of Pittsburg)

Three Charged In Brutal Contra Costa County Sex Trafficking Ring

Three Northern California men are facing charges in what prosecutors say was a brutal sex trafficking ring in which women were raped and beaten and one was branded with a clothes iron.

06/06/2014

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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Grass Fire Along Delta De Anza Trail In Pittsburg

Crews have extinguished a small grass fire along the Delta de Anza Regional Trail in Pittsburg, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher.

06/01/2014

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