Professional Trapper Hunting Down Lafayette's Marauding Wild PigsRampaging wild hogs in Lafayette have gotten so out of control this winter that the city has been forced to hire professional trappers to reduce the number of animals.
Home Invasion Suspects Held On $9 Million Bail; Alleged Crime Spree Spanned 3 Bay Area CountiesTwo Fairfield men were being held Tuesday on $9 million bail for a violent crime spree in Alameda, Contra Costa and Solano counties, including charges for home invasion, carjacking, kidnapping, burglary and threatening a witness.
2 Additional Suspects Arrested In Connection With East Bay Home Invasion RobberiesPolice in Lafayette on Friday announced the arrests of two additional suspects in connection with several home invasion robberies that happened in Lafayette, Oakland and Benicia.
Suspects In 2 Lafayette Home Invasion Robberies ArrestedTwo suspects connected to two violent home invasion robberies in Lafayette have been arrested, Lafeyette police said Thursday.
Lafayette Residents Pack Meeting Addressing Recent Uptick In Violent CrimeA community meeting in Lafayette Wednesday night addressed the recent uptick in crime in the city. While law enforcement has increased patrols, many residents feel more needs to be done and they are ready to take action.
Concord Resident Reports Being Tied Up In Home Invasion RobberyPolice are investigating another possible home invasion robbery in Concord, the latest in a recent string of similar crimes in the East Bay.
2 Injured In Violent Lafayette Home Invasion Robbery; Deputies Increase PatrolsTwo residents were injured Tuesday evening when armed suspects took advantage of an open garage door to gain entry into a Lafayette home, assaulting the homeowner and ransacking the residence before fleeing.
Power Outages: Thousands Of Santa Rosa Residents Face Night Lit By CandlelightNearly 50,000 Wine Country homes and businesses began going dark Wednesday morning in the latest round of Pacific Gas and Electric power outages, but hours later weather conditions had improved enough to allow the cancellation of planned blackouts in five other Northern California counties.
PG&E Scales Back Power Shutoff; Multiple Counties No Longer ImpactedPG&E officials announced Tuesday afternoon that residents in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties would not be impacted by the planned Public Safety Power Shutoff on Wednesday.
East Bay Residents Happy To Avoid Planned PG&E Power ShutoffTens of thousands of East Bay residents will be spared the latest PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff, but many were well prepared for it.
Violent Lafayette Home Invasion Delayed Police Response To Orinda Halloween Party Noise ComplaintsA violent home invasion robbery in Lafayette on Halloween night delayed police response to noise complaints at a Halloween party in neighboring Orinda which ended in gunfire and multiple deaths.
PG&E Reports Lafayette Fires May Have Been Caused By Its EquipmentTwo weekend wildfires in Lafayette, one which destroyed the Lafayette Tennis Club, may have been caused by Pacific Gas and Electric power line equipment, according to the utility.
Highway 24 Fire Destroys Lafayette Tennis Club; Evacuation Orders LiftedEvacuations orders issued in Lafayette on both sides of state Highway 24 in response to a fast-moving wildfire were lifted Sunday evening, according to city officials.
Thousands Of East Bay Businesses, Homes In The Dark After PG&E Cuts PowerPeople who live and work in Lafayette were in the dark Saturday night after PG&E shut off their power during the latest round of public safety power shutoffs.
Police K-9 Helps Nab Car Theft Suspect In AntiochAntioch police Officer Patrick Mayer got some needed help from his partner - police dog Dex - in the arrest of a man suspected of stealing an SUV.