1 Killed, Another Seriously Hurt in 2-Car Highway 4 Crash Near MartinezOne person died and another was seriously injured in a two-car crash Tuesday morning on Cummings Skyway just north of Highway 4.
Martinez Church Teetering On Eroded Creek Bank Seeks HelpEach week, church members come to the Second Baptist Church in Martinez to worship, but their faith in the building is being tested.
Man Shot Dead By Sheriff's Deputy Near Martinez IdentifiedA 41-year-old Discovery Bay man fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy after allegedly firing his own gun at the deputy in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Martinez on Wednesday has been identified by the sheriff's office as Paul Ridgeway.
Deputy Shoots, Kills Wanted Suspect Near MartinezA man on a no-bail warrant was shot dead by a sheriff's deputy near Martinez Wednesday morning after firing a shot at the deputy during a struggle, according to authorities.
Inmate Dies After 'Medical Situation' At Martinez Detention FacilityThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Sunday that deputies were alerted to a "medical situation" in a holding room Saturday night.
Martinez Man Charged With Sexually Abusing Child Under 13A 21-year-old Martinez man has been charged with child molestation and the production, distribution and sale of child pornography, Contra Costa County prosecutors said Friday.
Martinez Police Arrest Suspect for Car Theft, Gun and Drug OffensesA 35-year-old Richmond man was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of stealing a car and handgun and several drug-related offenses, police said.
Officials Break Ground On I-680 Express Lane In Contra Costa CountyTransportation officials in Contra Costa County held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday morning on a $127 million project that will add 11 miles of a southbound carpool express lane from Martinez to Walnut Creek.
Growing Concern Over Proposed Pot Dispensary Next To Martinez Youth CenterThe City of Martinez is debating whether a pot shop and a youth center can exist side-by-side.
One Injured In Explosion At Martinez Water PlantAn employee was injured Thursday morning by an explosion at the Martinez water treatment plant, according to a city news release.
Classic Chevy Catches Fire Forcing Shutdown Of Highway 4 In MartinezA classic 1958 Chevy Impala was seriously damaged in car fire on westbound Highway 4 in Martinez, Saturday evening.
Brush Fire Burns 30 Acres Near Highway 4 in MartinezContra Costa County fire crews have contained a 3-alarm brush fire that burned more than 30 acres Friday evening along westbound Highway 4 and Alhambra Avenue in Martinez.
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.