An investigation is underway at the K2 Pure Solutions chemical plant in Pittsburg to determine what caused two releases of chlorine gas.
Two men found dead onboard a houseboat equipped with a methamphetamine lab in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta near Pittsburg on Monday have been identified, a Solano County sheriff’s spokesman said.
Four men who were arrested in Contra Costa County on drug charges on Tuesday made an initial appearance before a federal magistrate in Oakland on Wednesday and are due to return to court on Thursday.
A 2-year-old girl who was struck by an SUV after running into a street in Pittsburg earlier this week has died, a police lieutenant said Friday.
A two-year-old girl was seriously injured as she chased a ball into the street and was hit by an SUV in Pittsburg Monday evening, police said.
Police were looking for a man who shattered a window at a courthouse in Pittsburg Friday morning when his shotgun discharged, police said.
Contra Costa County authorities said three women were killed when an early-morning fire burned a house where the smoke detectors weren’t working.
Outages in Pittsburg and San Jose affected roughly 2,800 PG&E customers Thursday morning.
A woman was beaten as her two young children were sleeping in another room during a home invasion robbery in Pittsburg on Monday night.
A fugitive wanted in connection with two attempted homicides in Contra Costa County was captured in Martinez Wednesday morning, a police lieutenant said.