Contra Costa County Couple Charged With Keeping Nanny As Slave LaborerA Contra Costa County couple has been charged with criminal labor trafficking, extortion and conspiracy for allegedly recruiting a nanny from overseas and forcing her work as a virtual slave in their home, authorities said Monday.
2 High School Student-Athletes In Brentwood Test Positive For COVID-19; 3rd Awaiting Test ResultsThree student-athletes engaged in summer workouts at Brentwood's Liberty Union High School District have tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the district to temporarily shut down preseason conditioning programs.
Search For Third Driver Who Hit Berkeley Man Found Dead Under Sleeping Bag In RoadwayBrentwood police are looking for another vehicle that struck a man found dead beneath a sleeping bag June 29 on Brentwood Boulevard.
Man Under Sleeping Bag On Brentwood Street Fatally Struck By 2 VehiclesThe Brentwood Police Department is calling on members of the public to assist in the investigation of a man who was fatally struck by two different vehicles on Brentwood Boulevard earlier this week.
Reduced Funding Forces Policy Change At East CoCo County Fire DistrictAs fire season ramps up, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is making some tough choices to deal with understaffing that are compromising the district's ability to fight fires.
Oil Drilling May Be Coming Back to Brentwood Next To New HomesOil rigs pumping crude right next to homes may be the norm in Kern County. But not in the Bay Area, and that's why it came as a shock when some East Bay residents found out about a proposal to drill for oil right behind their housing development.
Brentwood Police Explain Release Of Masked Vandalism Suspect Seen In Video With MachetePolice in Brentwood offered some clarification Thursday in regard to a recent incident where a masked vandalism suspect who was seen in surveillance video armed with a machete had been cited and released by officers.
Brentwood Man Wounded When Gunman Opens Fire On VehicleA man who was injured in a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting suffered a gunshot wound to the head, but was able to drive to his home and call for help before being airlifted to a hospital late Monday night.
DUI Suspect Arrested After Brentwood Wrong-Way CrashA suspected driver under the influence triggered a wrong-way injury crash in Brentwood late Sunday night, authorities said.
7-Acre Brush Fire Burning In Unincorporated Brentwood ContainedNo structures were damaged by a brush fire that burned about seven acres Friday afternoon off Deer Valley Road in unincorporated Brentwood before being contained, fire officials said.
23-Year-Old Brentwood Man Dies In Solo CrashA 23-year-old Brentwood man was killed Saturday night when the car he was driving veered off Fairview Avenue and into a tree.