West Nile Virus Detected In Birds, Mosquitoes In Contra Costa CountyTwo dead birds found and a group of mosquitoes were the first cases of West Nile virus detected in Contra Costa County this year.
Stolen Children's Train Found In Walnut CreekA train used to entertain children at community events in Contra Costa County that was stolen over the weekend in Pleasant Hill has been found in Walnut Creek, according to the owners.
Walnut Creek Apartment Residents Worried Evicted Tenants Started FireResidents at a Walnut Creek apartment complex that was hit by a fire Wednesday morning are concerned that the fire was no accident.
Family Robbed At Gunpoint In Their Walnut Creek HomeA family was robbed at gunpoint this morning in Walnut Creek when two suspects waving handguns got away with some of their cash and belongings, police said.
Walnut Creek Mall Uses Trained Hawk To Scare Away PigeonsAn outdoor mall in Walnut Creek has brought in a hawk to help with a pigeon problem.
'Flamboyant' Suspect Sought In Bay Area Identity Theft, FraudPolice in Walnut Creek are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect accused of committing fraud and identity theft.
Downed Tree Limb Triggers Walnut Creek Outage With temperatures beginning to soar again toward triple digits, a massive fallen tree limb triggered a power outage to more than 1,800 PG&E customers in a Walnut Creek neighborhood.
Suspect Arrested For Contra Costa County Vehicle Fires, Arson IncidentsA suspected serial arsonist has been arrested in a series of early morning East Bay car fires that have left vehicles charred and destroyed at homes from Brentwood to Walnut Creek to LaFayette.
More Suspicious Car Fires Set In Walnut Creek, LafayetteFirefighters said two more suspicious vehicle fires were set in the East Bay Friday morning -- this time in Lafayette and in Walnut Creek.
String Of Suspicious East Bay Car Fires Under InvestigationThere have been at least three suspicious car fires in the past couple of days in Martinez, Lafayette and Walnut Creek.
Walnut Creek Doctor Arrested On Sexual Battery ChargesA Contra Costa County doctor has been arrested on sexual battery, indecent exposure and attempted oral copulation charges after investigators received a complaint from a female patient.
Man Suspected Of Killing Wife Before 19-Hour Standoff Charged With MurderA man who allegedly killed his wife Thursday in Walnut Creek and held police at bay in Martinez until Friday afternoon was charged with murder Tuesday, prosecutors said.