A man found dead inside a car submerged in the Contra Costa Canal in Pittsburg Wednesday morning was reported missing by family members Tuesday night, police said.
Firefighters in Pittsburg quickly put out a small grass fire Friday morning at the site of a three-alarm brush fire that burned 40 acres and sent a firefighter to the hospital Thursday evening and remained at the scene to watch for flare-ups, a fire captain said.
Firefighters in Pittsburg contained a three-alarm brush fire burning early Thursday evening near power lines at the Pittsburg Power Plant, where 10th Street turns into Willow Pass Road.
A woman who lived through one of the deadliest train derailments ever hopes her experience serves as a wake-up call about allowing highly-volatile fracked crude oil to be transported by rail – as has been proposed in the Bay Area.
The driver of a stolen car was killed after crashing into power poles in Pittsburg on Thursday night and knocking out power to nearly 1,200 PG&E customers in the surrounding area, police and utility officials said.
An Antioch business owner accused of trying to hire a hit man to attack a former employee allegedly plotted to have the man’s genitals and tongue cut off as part of a brutal torture plan, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Firefighters in Contra Costa County say illegal pot growing operations will be going up in smoke if the homes they are contained in catch fire.
California health officials are warning people not to eat cactus sold in several stores around the state including in several Bay Area communities because of the presence of unapproved pesticides.
A man and woman were shot at a residential neighborhood in Pittsburg on Monday night, according to police.
A two-alarm fire damaged a house in Pittsburg early Friday morning, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher.