Gunmen Terrorize Hercules Family In Home Invasion RobberyPolice were seeking two armed suspects who ambushed a family Wednesday night at their Hercules home and stole the contents of a safe while making threats at gunpoint.
Hercules High School Student Arrested For Alleged Plot To 'Shoot Up' SchoolA Hercules High School student was arrested after stating Thursday he was planning to “shoot up the school,” a threat confirmed by documents found during a search of his home, police said Friday.
3 Women Arrested In Hercules Home Burglary After Search Prompts School LockdownThree women were arrested Wednesday in connection with a morning burglary that prompted the lockdown of a nearby elementary school and day care center, police said.
VIDEO: Armed Suspect Robs Hercules Gas StationA suspect robbed a gas station market in Hercules earlier this week with a semi-automatic handgun, according to police.
Car Thieves Thwarted By Hercules Man Who Chained His Honda Civic To Front-Yard PoleThe thief or thieves were no match for a Hercules resident's Honda Civic del Sol, which police said was chained to a pole in his front yard.
Hercules Hamburglar Revealed After Pants Fall From Weight Of Stolen Hamburger MeatA "wardrobe malfunction" revealed packages of stolen hamburgers after two men were confronted for shoplifting from a Hercules grocery store on Tuesday, police said Wednesday.
Driver Crashes Into Fire Engine At Scene Of I-80 Accident, Sending Firefighter To HospitalOfficials with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said the proper placement of a fire engine at the scene of an overturned vehicle crash Sunday morning saved firefighters’ lives.
2 Injured In Separate Early-Morning Crashes On I-80 Near HerculesAt least one person was airlifted to a hospital after two crashes early Sunday morning, one involving a vehicle and Contra Costa County fire truck, on Interstate Highway 80 near Hercules.
247 Pounds Of Marijuana Found On Man Trying To Lay Low In Empty Hercules Golf Course Parking LotA man found sleeping inside a van in an empty parking lot at a Hercules golf course has been arrested after police also found 247 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle.
Residents Ordered To Evacuate Hercules Neighborhood After Construction Crew Hits 4-Inch Gas LineAn evacuation was ordered at 9:51 a.m. in a Hercules neighborhood between North and South Front streets. The gas leak is in the area of San Pablo and Sycamore avenues, county officials said.
Daycare Provider's Boyfriend Allegedly Molested Young Girl In Hercules For 1 YearA man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a child molestation case that police said took place over the course of a year at a daycare provider in Hercules.
Hercules Man Killed In Home Invasion Gone WrongPolice say it was a random, brazen home invasion that played out in broad daylight right in front of a neighbor across the street.
Attack Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Critically Hurt In Hercules Neighborhood; Suspect ArrestedOne person was killed and one critically injured in an attack in a Hercules home Wednesday afternoon in the city's first slaying in two years.
Retired Hercules Cop Charged With Attempted Murder Of WifePolice said a retired Hercules police officer has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for allegedly firing shots at the home of his estranged wife.
East Bay Fire Chief Says $380,000 In Salary, Benefits Is ‘Outrageous,’ Wants Department EliminatedChief Charles Hanley of the Rodeo-Hercules Fire District made about $177,000 a year in salary. But including retirement benefits, his total compensation comes out to roughly $380,000.