Leaking Railcars Prompts Hazmat Response In MartinezAn odor associated with a flammable chemical leaking from a Union Pacific train car in Martinez prompted a response from firefighters and hazardous materials specialists Thursday afternoon.
All-Clear After Shell Martinez Refinery Incident Prompts Health AdvisoryAuthorities announced an "all-clear" after an incident at the Shell Refinery in Martinez early Friday morning prompted a health advisory.
Dance Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen StudentA 31-year-old man was arrested last week on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl when he was working at a dance instructor at a studio in Martinez.
Martinez Police Search For AT&T Store Robbery SupectsPolice in Martinez on Tuesday were searching for two suspects who allegedly stole cash and merchandise worth over $45,000 from an AT&T Wireless store Monday evening, authorities said.
Fatherly Love And Grilling Skills At BBQ Cook-OffBarbecuing is a time-honored tradition for dads, a sort of a rite of passage. But for those competing at the annual King of the County cook-off in Martinez, there’s a higher goal in mind.
Massive Oak Tree Crashes Down On Home, Cars, Power Poles In MartinezA massive oak tree came crashing down in a Martinez neighborhood, crushing cars, power poles and hitting a house.
Inmate Found Dead Inside Shower At Martinez JailAn inmate was pronounced dead while in custody Tuesday morning at the Martinez Detention Facility, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
3-Alarm Fire Burns Mobile Homes Near MartinezA three-alarm fire in unincorporated Contra Costa County outside Martinez damaged several recreational vehicles and a boat Wednesday evening, according to authorities in the East Bay.
Firefighters Extinguish 'Suspicious' Grass Fire In MartinezContra Costa County firefighters say a one-alarm grass fire that broke out in Martinez Sunday afternoon was suspicious in nature.
Contra Costa County Deputy Accused Of Having Sex With 2 InmatesThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's office announced Thursday that a deputy has been arrested for allegedly having unlawful sex with two inmates, according to authorities.
Man On German Business Trip Spots Prowler At Martinez HomeA Martinez man talked to KPIX 5 about his terrifying experience during a recent European business trip when he spotted a prowler outside his home on a security camera while his family was asleep inside.
Martinez Condo Complex Burns Twice Within 24 HoursA one-alarm fire broke out early Monday morning at the same condominium complex in Martinez where a two-alarm blaze broke out Sunday.
Firefighter Injured Battling 2-Alarm Martinez Townhouse Fire A firefighter was injured early Sunday battling a two-alarm fire that through a Martinez townhouse complex, heavily damaging four homes.
Martinez Inches Towards Spot On Business Competition Reality ShowA reality show with an unusual premise may be coming to the Bay Area. The program will give one local community's downtown district an economic shot in the arm.
Woman Dies In 2-Alarm Condo Fire In MartinezA woman died in a fire in a condominium building Saturday morning in Martinez.