CoCo District Attorney Imposes $4 Million in Fines for Steel ManufacturerThe Pittsburg-based steel manufacturer USS-UPI agreed to pay $4 million in fines this week in a settlement deal over a series of hazardous waste violations going back to 2017, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
El Cerrito Police Arrest Suspect in Armed Robbery At Gas StationEl Cerrito Police arrested a suspect last week in an armed robbery at a gas station over a month ago.
Jury Convicts Pittsburg Man Of Injury Shooting Back In JanuarySentencing awaits a 25-year-old Pittsburg man after being found guilty by a jury last month on felony charges for a January shooting, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office said Wednesday.
East Bay Man Doing Time For 2004 Burglary Walks Free Thanks To Resentencing LawThe Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office helped release a man from prison who they themselves had put behind bars, not because he was innocent, but because they believe he didn’t deserve to be in prison any longer.
Man Gets 19 Years-To-Life For 2017 Murder In Pittsburg ParkA man was sentenced of 19 years to life Tuesday after pleading guilty to murder and admitting to the use of a firearm in a 2017 shooting in Pittsburg, the Contra Costa District Attorney's Office said.
Point Richmond Construction Company Pleads No Contest to FraudThe owner of a Point Richmond construction company pleaded no contest this week to six counts of felony workers' compensation and payroll tax fraud, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office.
Child Pornography Charges Filed Against Concord Man Who Volunteered With KidsPolice in Concord confirmed Thursday that the Contra Costa County District Attorney has filed felony child pornography charges against a man who volunteered with children in the community.
Richmond Parolee, Gang Associate Charged With Sex TraffickingA known gang associate and parolee has been charged with trafficking a minor using social media to recruit a 16-year-old for sex work, Contra Costa County prosecutors said Thursday.
24 Hour Fitness Hit with $1.2 Million Penalty Over Shady Sales TacticsIn addition to paying $1.2 million in penalties and $100,000 in costs to the DA's offices, 24 Hour Fitness must also pay restitution to those members who were "misled."
Poll Shows A Majority Of Contra Costa Residents Want DA To ResignTroubles continued to mount for Conta Costa County's embattled District Attorney Tuesday as an exclusive new KPIX 5 poll showed a whopping 70 percent of respondents saying he should resign.
Grand Jury Recommends Removal Of CoCo County DA For Misuse Of FundsA grand jury said Mark Peterson illegally spent $66,000 from his political campaign account on personal items from 2011 to 2016.
32-Year-Old Man Dies After Pittsburg Police Officers Handcuff HimA 32-year-old man who was apprehended at a residence by Pittsburg police following a brief vehicle and foot pursuit died after being handcuffed.
Acalanes Water Polo Player Faces Felony Charge After Broken Nose During MatchA Lafayette teen is facing criminal charges after a player on an opposing team suffered a broken nose in the middle of a junior varsity water polo match.
Wiretaps Lead to Nearly 2 Dozen Richmond Gang Arrests Police in Richmond announced Wednesday that a months-long operation involving wiretaps has led to the arrests of nearly two dozen alleged members of one of the city’s most violent gangs.
Contra Costa Prosecutors Disappointed With Furlough PlanThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors was expected to sign off on an order Tuesday, requiring attorneys in the Contra Costa County District Attorney's to take 12 furlough days between January and June, 2011.