Box Truck Bursts Into Flames At Benicia-Martinez Bridge Toll PlazaA box truck that burst into flames at the Benicia-Martinez Bridge toll plaza Friday afternoon has shut down two lanes, according to Contra Costa CHP.
Standoff With Suspect At Benicia Home Ends PeacefullyA standoff between an allegedly armed suspect and police at a home in Benicia ended peacefully late Thursday night, authorities said.
Hostage Negotiators Talking To Allegedly Armed Suspect In BeniciaHostage negotiators are talking Thursday evening with a Benicia resident who claims he is armed and threatening to hurt a relative who lives with him, police said.
Man In Custody After Claiming To Have Bomb On Benicia Bridge, Forcing ClosureThe Benicia Bridge completely reopened early Saturday following an incident in which a man threatened to jump off the bridge and claimed he had explosives in his pickup truck.
Vandals Smash Windows Of 60+ Cars Overnight In Benicia, American CanyonA vandal systematically worked their way through several Benicia neighborhoods early Tuesday, smashing vehicle windows and rifling through glove boxes and back seats.
NorCal Rapist Suspect Worked In Obscurity On UC Berkeley CampusThe Benicia man arrested for being the NorCal Rapist, whose attacks terrorized women from the Bay Area to Sacramento for more than 15 years, worked in obscurity on the UC Berkeley campus for the last 26 years, authorities said Friday.
Monsanto's $289 Million Lawsuit Award To Be Gobbled Up By Taxes, FeesA man awarded $289 million after his cancer was linked to Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller product is likely to walk away with only a fraction of that amount.
Terminal Cancer Patient Testifies Against Monsanto In 1st-Of-Its-Kind Trial In SFA former school groundskeeper who blames his deadly cancer on the popular herbicide "Round-Up" told his story Monday in a San Francisco courtroom.
Trial Seeking To Prove Monsanto's Roundup Caused Man's Cancer Begins In San FranciscoA closely-watched trial began in San Francisco Monday pitting chemical giant Monsanto Corporation against a Bay Area resident who claims its Roundup product is responsible for his terminal illness.
I-780 Reopens Following 3-Alarm Grass Fire in BeniciaA three-alarm grass fire closed a section of Interstate 780 in Benicia Thursday evening and burned about ten acres before it was contained.
Benicia Mayor Leading Push To End Fossil Fuel Production In CaliforniaThere's a new push to phase out oil and gas production in California altogether, with the mayor of the oil-refining town of Benicia helping lead the charge.
Benicia Teen Convicted In Horrific El Dorado County Triple SlayingThe Benicia teen accused of killing his father, his father’s fiancée and the couple’s 8-year-old son in 2015 has been convicted of murder.
11-Year-Old Boy Finds Grenade Along Benicia WaterfrontPolice said a bomb squad safely disposed of a possible live grenade found by a child Sunday evening near the Benicia Capitol building.
Poem By Benicia Police Angers Community MembersThe Benicia Police Department is apologizing for a Christmas poem that was posted on its Facebook page about a petty crime suspect.
Man Sought After Using Stolen Credit Card In Martinez, Pleasant HillAuthorities are searching for a man who recently used a credit card stolen from a vehicle in Benicia to make $2,000 in purchases in Martinez and Pleasant Hill, according to Benicia police.