Richmond Church Cited for Violating Ban on Mass GatheringsAn East Bay church, flouting a state ban on large gatherings this past Easter Sunday, was cited by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
VIDEO: Young Hiker Rescued By Sheriff's Helicopter Crew At Shell Ridge Open Space In Walnut CreekA teenage hiker who was injured in a fall along a steep trail in Walnut Creek was rescued with the help of a helicopter crew from the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
Caught On Camera: Wanted Man Jailed After Police Chase In Antioch, PittsburgA 29-year-old Antioch man was arrested Friday night following a vehicle pursuit through Antioch and Pittsburg that also involved a law enforcement helicopter, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
Fairfield Woman Arrested In Connection With Alamo Bank RobberyA woman was arrested in connection with the robbery of an Alamo bank, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.
Deputies Arrest Barricaded Suspect After Hours-Long Standoff Near San PabloContra Costa Sheriff's deputies have arrested a suspect after a standoff at a home near San Pablo Wednesday.
Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot By Bay Point Store Clerk Identified As Merced ManThe man who was shot by a clerk during the robbery of a Bay Point store and later pronounced dead outside has been identified, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
Orinda City Council To Discuss Short-Term Rental Rules After Deadly Halloween ShootingThe City Council in Orinda is set to meet Tuesday night for the first time since the Halloween party mass shooting that killed five people last week as city officials discuss possible changes to its short-term rental rules.
AirBnB Bans 'Party House' Listings in Wake of Deadly Halloween Shooting in OrindaAirBnB will create a dedicated "party house rapid response team" and take immediate action against those who violate policies on large gatherings, company CEO and co-founder Brian Chesky said Saturday.
Suspect in Pacheco Homicide Arrested Near Concord BART StationAuthorities have arrested a 41-year-old Oakland man suspected in homicide Friday afternoon in the Contra Costa County community of Pacheco.
Pilot Who Died When Small Plane Crashed Into Delta IdentifiedThe pilot who died after a small plane crashed into the Delta north of Antioch on Sunday was identified Tuesday evening.
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.