Emergencies in unincorporated Contra Costa County can now be reported by text messages to 911, county sheriff’s officials said.
A coroner’s inquest jury ruled Thursday that the death of a man found in a hotel in Contra Costa County earlier this year, was a suicide.
A trio of incidents involving helicopters hit by laser pointers over the span of two months in Antioch and Pittsburg resulted in arrests each time.
A woman was shot and killed by her husband in the Tara Hills neighborhood of unincorporated San Pablo Thursday afternoon.
One brother was killed and one injured in a shooting in Pacheco Thursday afternoon.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office this morning is investigating a Wednesday shooting death at a gun club near Concord.
An inmate at the Martinez Detention Facility attempted suicide Tuesday morning.
Priscilla Bruno, 14, had left her house on Temple Street either late Monday evening or early Tuesday morning,
Mental illness played a role in the stabbing death of a 9-year-old boy, a defense attorney for the boy’s suspected killer said.
An 18-year-old man wanted in connection with the stabbing death of a 9-year-old boy in Discovery Bay this morning was arrested this afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
A 50-year-old man was pronounced dead hours after he was found unconscious in the water near Discover Bay on Friday evening, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said.