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Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez. (CBS)

El Ceritto Man Gets 12 Years For Killing Jailhouse Nurse With Table Lamp

Thirty-eight-year-old Aaron Nygaard faked a seizure and when Cynthia Palomata rushed to his aid, he hit her head with a metal lamp. Palomata died from the blow later.

04/12/2014

Antonio Mouton (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Berkeley Man Convicted Of Walnut Creek Apartment Rape, Assault

A Berkeley man accused of raping a woman and attempting to rape another after gaining entry into a gated Walnut Creek apartment complex in separate incidents in the summer of 2010 was convicted of rape and burglary charges Thursday.

04/10/2014

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Police Seek Armed Man Who Robbed Woman In Front Of A Walnut Creek Bar

Police in Walnut Creek are investigating an armed robbery that occurred just outside a bar Friday night.

04/05/2014

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Benicia Suspect Arrested For Deadly Shooting In Rodeo

A Benicia man suspected of fatally shooting a man in Rodeo Sunday morning has been arrested.

02/16/2014

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Hospital Worker Robbed In Walnut Creek Parking Garage

Three suspects remain at large after robbing a hospital worker in a parking garage in Walnut Creek late Wednesday night, police said.

01/24/2014

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Man Killed In Walnut Creek House Fire

A resident who perished in a 2-alarm house fire in unincorporated Walnut Creek on Friday night has been identified as 62-year-old Charles MacDonald.

01/11/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fatal house fire on Hilltop Crescent in Walnut Creek on January 10, 2014. (CBS)

Person Killed In 2-Alarm Walnut Creek House Fire

One person was killed in a 2-alarm fire in a Walnut Creek home Friday night, according to firefighters.

01/10/2014

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Walnut Creek Man Arrested For Allegedly Meeting Minor For Sex

A Walnut Creek man was arrested in Martinez on Tuesday after he allegedly tried to meet a teenage girl for sex, police said.

11/27/2013

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Man Snatches Elderly Woman’s Purse, Knocks Her Down In Walnut Creek Mall Garage

An elderly woman suffered minor injuries in a strong-arm robbery in a mall parking garage in downtown Walnut Creek Thursday night.

11/02/2013

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Wildlife Museum Higlights Its Spookiest Creatures For Halloween

Bats, snakes, spiders, owls and other spooky creatures are on display at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum in Walnut Creek for Halloween…

10/30/2013

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