Former Officer Claims Pittsburg Police Are Fudging Crime StatsWhile authorities in Pittsburg have been trumpeting a dramatic drop in crime over recent years, a former officer with the department claims police are downgrading some crimes and fudging their numbers.
Missing 7-Year-Old Walnut Creek Boy FoundA 7-year-old boy who was reported missing Wednesday morning has been located, according to Walnut Creek police.
Motorcyclist Who Died In Hwy 680 Crash Identified As 70-Year-Old Martinez ManA motorcyclist who died Wednesday after colliding with a sedan careening out of control on Interstate Highway 680 in Walnut Creek was identified Thursday by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as Richard Petrillo.
Suspected Walnut Creek Burglar Requires Surgery For Swallowed RingA suspected burglar who crashed into a BART fence in Walnut Creek last week had to undergo surgery to remove a wedding ring he allegedly stole.
Lanes Reopen After Fatal Motorcyclist Crash On I-680Lanes on Interstate Highway 680 in Walnut Creek have been reopened Tuesday afternoon after a fatal crash in which a motorcyclist was thrown from one side of highway to the other.
Suspect Chased By Police Crashes Into BART Fence In Walnut CreekBART reports major delays on the Pittsburg / Bay Point line Thursday morning after a car being chased by police crashed into a fence next to the tracks in Walnut Creek.
Bag Filled With Voter Registration Forms, Personal Info Found Abandoned In East Bay ParkA Concord man says he found a bag filled with voter registration forms containing the personal information of two dozen residents while walking his dog near the Pleasant Hill BART station.
Haz-Mat Scare Prompts Temporary Evacuation Of Hotel In Walnut CreekAll but one of the occupants of a hotel in Walnut Creek returned to their rooms Saturday night after a possible hazardous materials incident.
Car Launches Into Walnut Creek Building During Police ChaseA police chase in Walnut Creek came to a frightening and fortuitous end as the suspect car plowed into a building at the moment an ambulance crew was standing by.
1 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Panda Express In Walnut CreekA vehicle crashed into a chain restaurant in Walnut Creek Tuesday afternoon, according to fire dispatchers.
Former Taco Bell In Walnut Creek To House Bay Area's 1st Dunkin' Donuts Location66 years after Dunkin Donuts was first founded on the East Coast, the popular doughnut chain is making its debut in the Bay Area.
Former East Bay High School Coach Arrested On Sex ChargeA 24-year-old junior varsity basketball coach has been charged with having sex with a minor, according to the Walnut Creek Police Department.

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