Driver Killed in Head-On Crash on Vasco Road Near Byron; 2 Others InjuredOne person was killed and two others injured in a head-on collision on Vasco Road in east Contra Costa County Thursday morning.
One Bottle of Whiskey Killed, No Birds Hurt at 32nd Annual Richmond Turkey ShootAt least one bottle of Wild Turkey was emptied, but no birds were harmed at the 32nd annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Shoot, which drew 150 people Thursday.
Berkeley Police Arrest Suspect in September Shooting at South Aquatic ParkPolice in Berkeley have arrested a 46-year-old man suspected of shooting another person at South Aquatic Park in the early morning hours of Sept. 9.
UPDATE: TV News Security Guard Stable After Being Shot in OaklandA security guard working with a local news station covering a recent burglary was shot in downtown Oakland Wednesday afternoon during an attempted armed robbery, according to police.
Berkeley's Bread Project Helps Meet Need For Restaurant Workers By Offering People A Second ChanceThe pandemic has wreaked havoc on the economy as businesses desperately seek the workers they need to keep operating. A program in Berkeley is helping meet that need, with people in need of a second chance.
UPDATE: 3 Charged with Felonies in Walnut Creek Nordstrom Smash-and-Grab RobberyThree people have been charged with multiple felonies related to the ransacking of a Nordstrom department store in Walnut Creek last weekend, Contra Costa County prosecutors said Wednesday.
Bicyclist Hit, Trapped Under Car Near Busy Berkeley IntersectionA car hit a woman riding a bicycle in Berkeley Wednesday afternoon, trapping her underneath and causing critical injuries, according to reports.
Thanksgiving Holiday Rush Underway; Travelers Fill Local Airports, FreewaysLines swelled at Oakland International Airport early Wednesday as travelers, who had delayed gathering with family and friends during the long months of isolation during the COVID pandemic, crowded onto flights on the way to Thanksgiving weekend reunions.
Video: Oakland Police Asks For Public’s Help Finding Dozens Of Suspects In Brazen Store BurglaryPolice asked for the public’s help Wednesday to help find around 30 burglary suspects who ransacked a retail store in downtown Oakland earlier this week.
Woman Found Dead in Tracy Apartment, Death Considered SuspiciousLaw enforcement in Tracy found a dead woman in an apartment Tuesday afternoon and are investigating the causes of her demise, police said.
UPDATE: 3 Arrests After Pursuit Ends In Fiery Crash Blocking Lanes On Carquinez BridgeA sheriff's pursuit through Contra Costa County ended in a fiery crash, shutting down lanes on the Carquinez Bridge for hours late Tuesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.
San Pablo Motorcyclist Dies In Late Night Crash on Highway 4A 41-year-old San Pablo man died when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle on state Highway 4 west of Martinez on Tuesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Fire Displaces 8 from East Oakland Residential BuildingA two-alarm fire displaced eight people from an East Oakland fourplex Wednesday morning, fire officials said.
Nervous Holiday Shoppers Find Barricades, More Police After Walnut Creek Smash-and-Grab RobberiesHoliday shopping in Walnut Creek has slowed to crawl as police tightened security in and around Broadway Plaza after roughly 80 people stormed the Nordstrom during one of Bay Area’s violent weekend smash and grabs.
3 Charged In Attempted Murder Of Former OPD Captain Ersie Joyner; Also Charged in Death of 4th SuspectThree men have been charged folllowing the attempted murder of Ersie Joyner, a former Oakland Police captain who shot a fourth suspect dead during an armed robbery at a gas station last month, with the charges including murder for the suspect's death.