A group of 10 women — many in their mid-nineties — escaped from a burning limousine in Walnut Creek Sunday thanks to some quick-acting caregivers.
A man suspected of being the “Button Down Bandit” was arrested Monday on allegations he robbed several banks in the East Bay, according to the FBI.
A student at a Walnut Creek high school died after an incident at a gym earlier this week, the school principal said.
The Walnut Creek Police Department has recommended drivers who filled up at two gas stations earlier this week keep close tabs on their financial accounts, after skimming devices were found attached to credit card readers at the pumps.
A taxi driver veered off of a roadway and into an unoccupied house in Walnut Creek Tuesday afternoon, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher.
An assistant water polo coach at a Walnut Creek high school has been arrested and charged with nine sexual assault felonies against a minor, authorities said.
The ‘button-down bandit’ is sought for two bank robberies in March.
Authorities say they will never know what drove a man to fatally shoot a California Highway Patrol officer during a freeway traffic stop.
An investigation into the shooting death of a California Highway Patrol officer on Interstate Highway 680 near Alamo last September found that the shooter was mentally troubled and pro-guns.
An out-of-work Bay Area man and his wife, a hairstylist, came forward Friday to claim a $33 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot, California Lottery officials said.