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Walnut Creek

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

NTSB Launches Probe Into Deaths Of BART Workers Hit By Train

The operator of a BART train that struck and killed two workers near the Walnut Creek station on Saturday was in training, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator confirmed Monday afternoon.



2 Arrested In Walnut Creek With Stolen Mail, Other Items

Walnut Creek police arrested an Alameda man and San Leandro woman on Sunday morning after they were found with stolen items including mail taken from homes, police said.


Flames race through a 2-story apartment building in Walnut Creek.

2-Alarm Apartment Fire Displaces 4 Families In Walnut Creek

Four families have been displaced after a fire damaged six units at an apartment complex in Walnut Creek Sunday morning.


Police and investigators in Walnut Creek where 2 BART maintenance workers were struck and killed by a train. (CBS)

2 BART Workers Struck, Killed By Train In Walnut Creek

Two people, one BART employee and one contractor, were struck and killed by the out-of-service BART train Saturday as they conducted track inspections between the Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill stations



Walnut Creek Set To Ban Smoking At Outdoor Public Places

Walnut Creek city leaders have taken the first official step toward a ban on smoking in most of the city’s downtown and in and around apartment buildings.


A burglar stole items belonging to firefighters from Fire Station #7 in Walnut Creek on September 8, 2013. (CBS)

Walnut Creek Fire Station Burglarized As Firefighters Battled Morgan Fire

A Walnut Creek fire station was burglarized while firefighters were battling the Morgan Fire on Sunday.


Tiffany Robbery Suspects

Walnut Creek Police Release Surveillance Photos Of Tiffany Robbery

Police have released new surveillance photos and suspect vehicle descriptions related to a brazen robbery at Tiffany & Co. in Walnut Creek earlier this month.


Corners Tavern

2 Gunmen Rob Restaurant In Downtown Walnut Creek

Police in Walnut Creek are searching for two gunmen who robbed a restaurant on Saturday night.


Sherre Rene Gaffney, Joshua James Brown

Police Chase Down Suspects In Walnut Creek Smash-And-Grab Auto Thefts

A man and woman were arrested on suspicion of burglary and auto theft Friday after someone allegedly spotted the woman breaking into a car in Walnut Creek.



Man Dies Following Walnut Creek Paragliding Accident

Walnut Creek police Sgt. Joe Donleavy told KCBS that the man fell shortly before 6 p.m. in an open space area south Ygnacio Valley Road.





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