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All I-680 Lanes Reopen After Big-Rig Crash Spills Gas In Walnut Creek

All lanes of Interstate Highway 680 have reopened after a crash involving an overturned big-rig blocked lanes on both sides of the highway and snarled traffic for several hours Thursday morning.

06/26/2014

James Murdaugh (Walnut Creek Police Department)

Walnut Creek Resident Subdues Man In Alleged Home Burglary

A neighbor was able to subdue a man suspected of burglarizing a home in Walnut Creek on Monday evening.

06/24/2014

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Heat In Contra Costa Co. Leads To Downed Power Line, Grass Fires, Outage

High temperatures led to an equipment failure and downed power line that sparked two small grass fires and an outage affecting some 2,400 PG&E customers near the Walnut Creek-Lafayette border on Sunday night

06/09/2014

A man armed with a hatchet robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store in Walnut Creek late Sunday night

Man Robs Walnut Creek 7-Eleven With Hatchet

A man armed wearing a white T-shirt or towel over his head and armed with a hatchet robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store in Walnut Creek late Sunday night.

06/09/2014

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Masked Gunman Flees Scene After Shooting Two In Walnut Creek

Police are looking for the gunman who shot two people in a car after a concert at the Concord Pavilion.

05/26/2014

(CBS)

Series Of Fires Near Walnut Creek Park Prompts Arson Investigation

Police and fire investigators are attempting to locate a suspect who started a series of fires near Arbolado Park in Walnut Creek after a fourth arson fire was set there Thursday night.

05/16/2014

CHP officer rescues chihuahua from center divider on I-680 in Walnut Creek.

CHP Officer Rescues Tiny Chihuahua From Center Divide On I-680 Walnut Creek

A CHP officer spotted the small dog on the highway’s concrete center divider around 6 p.m. while driving south on Highway 680 near the North Main Street overpass.

05/10/2014

(Tesla Motors)

Rapidly-Expanding Tesla Adds 2 Bay Area Showrooms

Despite concerns over the most recent quarterly numbers, Tesla is moving ahead with new locations to showcase their electric vehicles.

05/08/2014

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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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