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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Officials say a 2-year-old girl bitten by a rattlesnake in the East Bay is in stable condition.
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.
A Pittsburg toddler was airlifted to a hospital after suffering a bite from a rattlesnake Tuesday evening, according to firefighters.