CoCo County Fire: In Just Seconds 'Safe And Sane' Fireworks Can Get Out-Of-ControlOn the precipice of the July 4th weekend, Contra Costa County firefighters sent out one last warning about the dangers of fireworks, and they set a set a hillside on fire to make their point.
Man Gravely Wounded In Antioch Shooting; Arrest Warrant Issued For SuspectPolice in Antioch said an arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect who shot a man in an apparent work dispute Tuesday afternoon.
Fire Burns At Antioch Homeless Encampment Near Highway 4A grass fire at a homeless encampment near state Highway 4 in Antioch was extinguished Tuesday, authorities said.
Antioch Seeks To Be NorCal Cannabis Capital With Mega Marijuana Facility At Former KmartAntioch is one step closer to being what the mayor calls the cannabis capital of Northern California with plans to turn an old Kmart into a multi-faceted marijuana facility in east Contra Costa County.
City of Antioch Formally Apologizes for Past Persecution of Chinese ImmigrantsThe City of Antioch faced its own history Thursday, acknowledging a dark chapter shared with the much of the country, but with specific horrors on the very site where the apology was issued.
Fire Burns Antioch Home Converted Into Marijuana Growing OperationFirefighters on Wednesday extinguished a blaze at a home in Antioch that had been converted to a marijuana grow operation, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
'No Sideshow Zone;' Antioch Unveils Prevention, Enforcement Action Against Planned 'Rideout' EventAhead of a planned sideshow event, Antioch's mayor and police chief on Wednesday declared the city a "no sideshow zone" and outlined steps for prevention and enforcement.
3 Suspects Arrested, Victim Injured in Antioch Home Invasion and Attempted HomicidePolice in Antioch on Monday confirmed the arrest of three suspects in connection with an attempted home-invasion robbery early Sunday morning that left one victim injured after being shot.
17-Year-Old, 19-Year-Old Arrested In Dublin Robbery, Attempted MurderTwo suspects, 19 and 17 years old, were arrested following a robbery and attempted murder of a 60-year-old Dublin resident outside his home, police said Friday.
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested for Starting Destructive Antioch Fire with FireworksFire officials in Contra Costa County on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of a suspect in connection with a Memorial Day fire in Antioch sparked by fireworks that destroyed eight apartment units and displaced 40 people.
Fast-Moving 2-Alarm Vegetation Fire Burns Antioch Apartment BuildingsFirefighters have contained a fast-moving 2-alarm vegetation fire that spread to neighboring structures on Monday, according to the Contra Costa Fire Protection District.
UPDATE: Suspect in Antioch Slaying of 12-Year-Old Girl Arrested in OaklandPolice in Antioch on Tuesday announced the arrest of Michael Dwayne Fritz, the "armed and dangerous" suspect in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old girl killed inside a home earlier this month.
UPDATE: 68-Year-Old Woman Killed, 4 Injured in Multiple-Vehicle Antioch CrashA 68-year-old woman died and four people were hurt -- one critically -- in a three-vehicle collision early Tuesday afternoon in Antioch, police said.
Suspect Arrested in Connection with Weekend Brush Fires On Antioch Walking TrailAuthorities in the East Bay arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of setting small fires late Saturday along an Antioch walking trail.
Gunfire Erupts As Raucous Sideshows Break Out Across Eastern Contra Costa CountyGunfire erupted early Sunday at an illegal sideshow in Pittsburg as officers in four Contra Costa County cities responded to several raucous gatherings that led to citations, towed impounded vehicles and an arrest after a police pursuit.