Contra Costa DA: 5 Officers Acted Lawfully In 2019 In-Custody Death At Concord ShelterThe Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office said it will not charge five officers in the in-custody death of Steven Hankins at a Concord homeless shelter in 2019.
UPDATE: Contra Costa DA Finds 2018 Fatal Shooting of Paul Ridgeway by Deputy Was LawfulA Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy lawfully shot and killed a suspect during an attempted arrest in 2018, according to the results of an investigation released Monday by the District Attorney's Office.
Authorities Investigate Fatal Double Shooting in El Sobrante Wednesday NightThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Wednesday night shooting in El Sobrante that left one person dead and a second victim in critical condition.
Body Found Inside Burned Boat On Bethel Island IdentifiedA man whose body was found last week on a boat that caught fire and sank at the Bethel Island Marina has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as 56-year-old Douglas Hiles.
Human Remains Found on Boat That Sank at Bethel Island MarinaInvestigators found human remains Wednesday on a boat that caught fire Sunday night and sank at the Bethel Island Marina.
Update: 500-750 Gallons Released In Chevron Richmond Refinery Spill, No Wildlife Impacts ReportedAbout 12 to 18 barrels (500 to 750 gallons) of a low-sulfur diesel fuel and flush water mix was released in a leak Tuesday at the Chevron refinery long wharf in Richmond, according to lab analysis and technical review announced Wednesday night.
Hercules Police Arrest Driver After High-Speed ChaseHercules Police arrested a 26-year-old Sacramento man Tuesday on suspicion of multiple crimes after leading officers on a pursuit from Hercules to Martinez.
10-Year-Old Lafayette Boy On Bike Fatally Struck By Amazon Delivery Vehicle IdentifiedA 10-year-old boy on a bicycle fatally struck by an Amazon delivery vehicle in Lafayette on Tuesday afternoon has been identified by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office as Leonardo Cellura.
Contra Costa Sheriff To Acquire Rapid DNA Testing ToolThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors authorized the county sheriff Tuesday to purchase a new machine that offers quick turnaround on DNA analysis tests.
Naked Man Hospitalized After Trying To Throw Woman Off Balcony DiesA man who was found naked and unresponsive by Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies early Tuesday morning in unincorporated Oakley after struggling over an infant and allegedly trying to throw a woman off a balcony has died at a hospital, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
Sheriff: Naked Man Hospitalized After Trying To Throw Woman Off BalconySheriff's deputies responding to reports of a naked man attempting to throw a woman off a balcony after struggling with her for control of an infant found the suspect unresponsive early Tuesday morning in unincorporated eastern Contra Costa County near Oakley.
20 Contra Costa Jail Volunteers Lose Clearances Over ViolationsSheriff’s officials said they determined that volunteers with the group CIVIC repeatedly violated multiple rules at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond.
CoCo County Sheriff Protested After Meeting With SessionsProtesters gathered outside the office of the Contra Costa County sheriff Wednesday, showing their disapproval following his recent meeting with new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Contra Costa Deputy Linked To Oakland Police Underage Sex Scandal Placed On LeaveA Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy was placed on leave in connection to the Oakland police sex scandal involving an underage girl.
Man Shot On Street Corner In North Richmond Dies In HospitalA 19-year-old man died Friday night after he was shot in North Richmond, according to sheriff's officials.