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.
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.
Police in Walnut Creek are investigating an armed robbery that occurred just outside a bar Friday night.
A Benicia man suspected of fatally shooting a man in Rodeo Sunday morning has been arrested.
Three suspects remain at large after robbing a hospital worker in a parking garage in Walnut Creek late Wednesday night, police said.
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.
One person was killed in a 2-alarm fire in a Walnut Creek home Friday night, according to firefighters.
A Walnut Creek man was arrested in Martinez on Tuesday after he allegedly tried to meet a teenage girl for sex, police said.
An elderly woman suffered minor injuries in a strong-arm robbery in a mall parking garage in downtown Walnut Creek Thursday night.
Bats, snakes, spiders, owls and other spooky creatures are on display at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum in Walnut Creek for Halloween…