Inmate Hangs Herself to Death at County Jail in MartinezAn inmate apparently hanged herself and died early Saturday at the Martinez Detention Facility, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
3 Arrested In Domestic Disturbance At El Sobrante HomeThree people were in custody following a disturbance at a home in El Sobrante that involved a pellet gun, authorities said Tuesday afternoon.
Woman Found Dead on Bay Point Sidewalk Investigated as HomicideA body was found in a residential area of Bay Point in unincorporated Contra Costa County early Sunday morning, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
License Plate Readers Coming To Discovery BayThe Contra Costa Board of Supervisors unanimously approved 21 automated license plate readers, or ALPRs, to be installed at key locations in the vicinity of Discovery Bay.
Suspect Charged In January Shooting, Carjacking In Contra Costa Prosecutors have filed murder charges against a suspect who they say carjacked and then shot and killed a man in the El Sobrante area of unincorporated Contra Costa County in January.
18-Year-Old Man Shot Dead Friday Night in Bay PointA man found fatally shot in a residential neighborhood in Bay Point Friday night was 18 years old and the Contra Costa County Sheriff's homicide unit is investigating.
Richmond Man Found Fatally Shot on Street in El SobranteContra Costa County Sheriff's detectives are investigating the homicide of a 52-year-old man in a residential neighborhood in El Sobrante.
Sheriff's Deputies Investigate String of Boat Thefts in the DeltaSheriff's deputies are asking boat owners to use a chain to secure their vessels to a dock, use motion lights and cameras and remove valuables from their boats.
Man Shot Dead By Sheriff's Deputy Near Martinez IdentifiedA 41-year-old Discovery Bay man fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy after allegedly firing his own gun at the deputy in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Martinez on Wednesday has been identified by the sheriff's office as Paul Ridgeway.
Deputy Shoots, Kills Wanted Suspect Near MartinezA man on a no-bail warrant was shot dead by a sheriff's deputy near Martinez Wednesday morning after firing a shot at the deputy during a struggle, according to authorities.
High-Speed Chase Ends In Deadly San Pablo CrashA driver speeding away from a traffic stop flipped his car early Tuesday morning in San Pablo and died at the scene of the solo crash.
Inmate Dies After 'Medical Situation' At Martinez Detention FacilityThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Sunday that deputies were alerted to a "medical situation" in a holding room Saturday night.
Man Arrested For Alleged Attempted Kidnapping In LafayetteContra Costa County sheriff's deputies said a 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attempted kidnapping of a woman near the Lafayette BART station early Tuesday morning, but two additional suspects remain at large.
Pursuit By Deputies Ends In Richmond Crash; Suspect KilledA suspect being pursued by Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office deputies was killed in a collision Thursday night.
Two Suspects Arrested In El Sobrante HomicideTwo suspects have been taken into custody Thursday in connection with a late-night shooting in El Sobrante that left one man dead, according to authorities.