City Leaders, Critics Frustrated Over Slow Walnut Creek Police Reform ProcessThere was more than enough frustration to go around at the Walnut Creek City Council Tuesday night, with both city officials and some two dozen public commenters expressing growing impatience with the slow pace of local police reforms.
Walnut Creek Officials To Get Updated Report On Police Mental Health Call ResponseThe Walnut Creek City Council is set to receive a report Tuesday outlining various steps the city's police department has taken to improve response to police calls involving people having a mental illness-related episode.
Walnut Creek Police Facing Lawsuit Over Fatal Shooting Of Mentally Ill ManThe family of Miles Hall, a 23-year-old black man fatally shot by Walnut Creek police during a mental health crisis, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging his civil rights were violated.
Police Call Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Mentally Ill Walnut Creek Man 'Tragic'Family and neighbors were grasping for answers Monday after a deadly police shooting in the East Bay that left a young man with mental illness dead.
Walnut Creek Police Fatally Shoot Man With Crowbar; Mother Says He Had Mental IssuesA 23-year-old man who reportedly struggled with mental health issues was fatally shot by officers in Walnut Creek after he charged at them with a pry bar Sunday, police said.
Walnut Creek Security Guard Facing Murder Charges In Death Of CoworkerA 34-year-old security guard is being charged with murder in the death of his coworker at a construction site in Walnut Creek on Thursday, Contra Costa County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Suspect In Brutal Walnut Creek Fatal Beating Held On $1 Million BailA suspect arrested on suspicion of fatally beating a 60-year-old man in Walnut Creek Thursday night is being held on $1 million bail, police said Friday morning.
Walnut Creek Police Release Surveillance Photos Of Tiffany Robbery Police have released new surveillance photos and suspect vehicle descriptions related to a brazen robbery at Tiffany & Co. in Walnut Creek earlier this month.
Burglars Smash Truck Into Tiffany’s Store In Walnut CreekBurglars smashed a pick-up truck through the front of Tiffany’s in downtown Walnut Creek on Thursday and managed to make off with a just small amount of jewelry and goods, police said.
'Pippi Longstocking' Star, Tami Erin Arrested For AssaultTami Erin, the actress who played the title role in the 1988 movie "The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking" was arrested for assault, for allegedly...
Walnut Creek Police Release More Details About Fatal Officer Involved ShootingThe Walnut Creek Police Department is shedding new light on the events immediately preceding a fatal shooting involving officers last month; the first officer involved shooting in that city since 2001.