Suspect in July Crime Spree Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder, CarjackingA Pittsburg man who carried out a two-day crime spree back in July pleaded no contest Friday to multiple felonies.
Pittburg Landfill Won't Be Tested For Radioactive Waste; Report Shows '95% Confidence' None ExistsThere will be no physical testing of the soils at Keller Canyon Landfill near Pittsburg for traces of radioactive waste, with a consultant's report determining a "95 percent confidence level" that no such waste was dumped there between 2011 and 2017.
East Contra Costa Election Results: Incumbents Fall In Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley, PittsburgShifting attitudes on local police reform, development, homelessness and other issues combined to end the public service of a number of officials in Antioch, Pittsburg, Brentwood and Oakley in the wake of the November election.
Pittsburg Settles Suit Over Man Killed by Officer's Chokehold For $7MThe City of Pittsburg agreed to pay $7.3 million to the family of a man who died after an officer placed him in a controversial neck hold similar to the one that killed George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Contra Costa, Diablo Valley, Los Medanos Community Colleges Extending Distance Learning Through June 2021The Contra Costa Community College District will continue with mostly online courses and student services for the entire 2020-21 academic year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Teen Suspect Identified In Fatal Pittsburg Parking Lot Shooting Of Isiah LegaspiDetectives have identified a male teenager believed to be involved in a shooting last week that claimed the life of Isiah Legaspil and left a woman injured.
Boy Arrested After Girl Fatally Shot Inside Oakland HomeA girl was shot and killed, and a Fresno boy arrested in an apparent homicide Wednesday in Oakland, police said Thursday.
1 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting At Pittsburg Supermarket Parking LotA man was killed and a woman suffered life-threatening injuries in shooting at a supermarket parking lot in Pittsburg early Thursday morning, authorities said.
CoCo County Plans to Turn Motel Into Permanent Homeless Support HubContra Costa County plans to turn a 174-room motel in Pittsburg into a permanent support hub for helping homeless residents transition into supportive housing.
Pittsburg Bar Owner Charged With Violating Health Order, Operating With Suspended Alcohol LicenseThe owner of a Pittsburg bar was charged Monday with violating the county health officer order related to COVID-19 by allowing the bar to be open for indoor use, authorities said.
Pittsburg Police Arrest Suspect In Brutal Screwdriver Stabbing AttackPolice in Pittsburg arrested an assault suspect Thursday afternoon after he allegedly stabbed the victim unprovoked with a screwdriver, causing a collapsed lung authorities said.