'Swatting' Prank 911 Call Led Officers to Storm House in HerculesGuns drawn, police officers stormed a house in Hercules on Dec. 27 after they received a 911 call. It turned out to be a prank known as "swatting."
1 Injured In Solo Car Crash On Highway 4 Near HerculesA driver is expected to survive after a spinout crash that blocked lanes of eastbound state Highway 4 near Hercules Wednesday morning.
Woman Accused Of Intentionally Running Over Boyfriend In Hercules Parking LotA Hercules woman was under arrest on second degree murder charges Thursday after she allegedly ran over her boyfriend and dragged his body under the car following a domestic dispute.
Hercules Police Boost Coverage After Dozens Of Car BurglariesHercules has seen a rash of auto burglaries this month, police said Thursday, counting 28 reports since Oct. 1.
Vandal Rides Golf Cart Into Hercules Middle School, Damages CafeteriaOfficials at Hercules Middle School arrived Monday morning to discover the school’s cafeteria had been damaged after someone allegedly sneaked into it and drove a golf cart inside, according to police.
Grass Fire Burns 45 Acres Near HerculesA grass and brush fire Sunday evening in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Hercules has burned about 45 acres and is 50 percent contained, a Cal Fire Battalion Chief said.
Arrests Made In East Bay Freeway ShootingsFive suspects have been taken into custody in a crackdown of a flurry of freeway shootings in the East Bay.
Suspicious Device At Hercules Police Station Deemed SafeA bomb squad determined that a potentially explosive device brought to the Hercules Police Department by a citizen on Wednesday afternoon was not a threat, a police spokeswoman said.
Possible Bomb Leads To Evacuation Of Hercules Police Station, City HallA bomb squad is investigating a potential explosive device brought to the Hercules Police Department by a citizen Wednesday afternoon, a police spokeswoman said.
At Least 200 Tacks Spread Throughout Hercules Dog ParkDog owners are on alert Monday after the latest in a series of disturbing discoveries at an East Bay park, according to Hercules police.
Police Search For 4 Suspects After Chase On Highway 4 In HerculesFour suspects evaded police after a vehicle pursuit that ended in Hercules on Thursday, according to a police report released Monday.
Amid Backlash Publisher Pulls Children’s Book Depicting Washington's Slave As Happy CookScholastic is pulling a new picture book about George Washington and his slaves amid objections it sentimentalizes a brutal part of American history.
Hercules Police Seeking Suspect In Attempted Bank RobberyPolice are seeking a man involved in an attempted bank robbery that occurred shortly before noon in Hercules, during which the suspect handed a demand note to a teller before unexpectedly snatching it back and leaving.
Spate Of Residential Burglaries Hits Hercules In DecemberThe Hercules Police Department has responded to 14 residential burglaries and one attempted burglary this month.
Police Looking For Hercules Home Burglary Suspect Captured In Surveillance VideoPolice are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a burglary suspect that was captured by a surveillance camera inside a Hercules home on Wednesday afternoon.