Police in Pleasant Hill were investigating two nearly identical incidents over the past two days involving a man who groped girls headed to school, a police sergeant said.
Police are looking for an armed man who robbed two women in a Pleasant Hill home on Sunday night and stole one of their cars.
BART removed three of four cars from an out-of-service train that derailed in Concord during the Friday evening commute, prompting buses and a shuttle train to stand in for normal train service between four stations on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line.
BART officials are saying that repairs to a damaged train, track and third rail following a derailment at the Concord BART station Friday evening are likely to continue through Saturday night.
Friday marks 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, and the only university in the country bearing his name is honoring the slain leader at its Pleasant Hill campus.
A state legislative committee is planning to hold a hearing in response to the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track inspectors who were struck by a train.
A stretch of Bay Area Rapid Transit tracks in Contra Costa County were scheduled to be closed from noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday as the National Transportation Safety Board investigates the BART accident that killed two workers over the weekend.
A woman suffered minor injuries when two suspects pulled her to the ground in an attempted purse-snatching in Pleasant Hill earlier this week.
An undercover sweep of three Pleasant Hill massage parlors led to the arrests of three women suspected of prostitution, police said.
A woman was briefly dragged across a Pleasant Hill parking lot Tuesday afternoon when she attempted to grab onto her purse as it was being stolen, police said.