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Pittsburg Police Officer Involved in Crash Tuesday Morning

The Pittsburg Police Department is currently investigating a vehicle crash that occurred just after 11:00 am at Loveridge Road and E Leland Road in the City of Pittsburg. Pittsburg Police did confirm the officer is okay.


City Leaders and Community Members Address Homelessness in Antioch

Homelessness has been a recurring issue in the Bay Area and the homeless population in Antioch is beginning to affect local businesses. "I’ve seen them hanging out in alleyways sleeping on top of our roofs where they’re camping up there," said Tammy Larsen from the "Almost There Travel" agency. "I’v


Trump Administration Plans to Cancel $929M for California's High-Speed Rail Project

The Trump administration plans to cancel $929 million in U.S. money for California's beleaguered high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion it's already spent.


Rising vocal star, responsible for best song of 2018, visits Bay Area

It’s a really strong week for music in the Bay Area, highlighted by appearances from rising star vocalist Lauren Daigle and dream-pop outfit Mazzy Star. Here’s a look at some of the top picks:


Antioch police release sketches, video in connection with August killing

ANTIOCH, Calif. (BCN) - Antioch police on Monday released artists' sketches of two suspects in an Aug. 19 shooting that left one man dead and another wounded. Police said a video obtained from a gas station on Somersville Road a short distance from an apartment complex in the 2200 block of San Jose


Antioch: Garbage Truck Catches Fire After Pulling Down Wires

At 12:42 pm Monday, Contra Costa County Fire was dispatched to a report of a garbage truck that had struck multiple wires and was smoking in the 4100 block of Reimche Drive in the City of Antioch.


Traffic stop in Antioch reveals passenger with loaded gun

ANTIOCH — A traffic stop Sunday night turned into the discovery of a passenger who had a loaded gun, police said. Police arrested the person without incident. They did not identify the person, who they said was booked into the county jail in Martinez on drug and weapons charges. Officers also found


Experts say rare mega-storm to hit California will be 3 times as damaging as San Andreas earthquake

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A warning for California: get ready for the "other big one." That's what scientists are calling the rare mega-storm, which is predicted to cause three times as much damage as a major earthquake that would hit along the San Andreas Fault.


VIDEO: 'Snow moon' lights up Bay Area sky

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Did you get the chance to look up? The largest supermoon of the year lit up the sky in the Bay Area. SKY7 and our camera captured the celestial event on Tuesday morning.


California lawmaker proposes building new lanes on 2 major highways with no speed limit

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A California lawmaker wants to build new lanes on two highways -- with no speed limit. Senator John Moorlach says it's all in an effort to cut back on air pollution and greenhouse gases.


3 men shot dead at California home in upscale, gated community; homicide investigation launched

Authorities are investigating the deaths of three men who were shot and killed inside a California home located in a gated community Monday. Los Angeles fire officials discovered the men’s bodies inside the Porter Ranch house after someone “associated with the people inside the house” called 911 and


Oakland man arrested following chase in stolen vehicle from Antioch to Caldecott Tunnel Saturday afternoon

Fought with police; two officers struck, one dragged, another pinned by suspect vehicle; loaded gun, drugs found. By Sgt. Rick Smith, Antioch Police Field Services – Patrol. On Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at approximately 2:56 P.M., Antioch Police Officers located a reported stolen vehicle in the parkin


East Bay Man Sentenced For Assaulting Mother, Attempted Rape: DA

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA — A Pittsburg man has been sentenced to 21 years in state prison for multiple assaults and an attempted rape in 2016, Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announced Friday.


Bay Point homicide victim identified

BAY POINT — Authorities have identified an 18-year-old man shot to death here last week. Andre Piazza, of Bay Point, was on the ground when Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived to the first block of Lancaster Circle on Feb. 19. They were called there around 8:50 p.m. on reports that


Vote: Best Bay Area fried chicken sandwich? Here’s the Top Two

Wow, just wow. We started this bracket-style showdown between Bay Area fried-chicken sandwich spots, because we figured everyone eats chicken and would want to weigh in on a heated debate among foodies: Who makes the tastiest, crunchiest, most delicious fried chicken sammie in the Bay Area?


Walnut Creek Police Seek Help To Identify Purse Theft Suspects

Both are related to a theft of a purse and are seen on surveillance after the theft using the victims credit cards, according to the Walnut Creek Police Department. Police did not release any further information on the theft, including the date or where it occurred.


New California bill could eliminate speed limit on I-5, Highway 99

A new bill proposed by a Southern California senator could eliminate the speed limit on lanes of Interstate-5 and Highway 99. Senator John Moorlach (R-Orange County) introduced the bill Feb. 15. It proposes the construction of two additional northbound and southbound lanes to I-5 and Highway 99 and


Bay Area forecast: Light rain possible Wednesday, then dry through Sunday

Following a week of heavy downpours and flooding concerns from an atmospheric river storm that soaked all of Northern California, this week is expected to be relatively dry in the Bay Area.


Trump Takes Aim At California On Twitter Over Border Emergency Lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — President Donald Trump fired off two social media salvos aimed at California Tuesday after the state took the lead in a lawsuit challenging his declaration of a national emergency along the border with Mexico.


California judge orders state to pay $399G to pro-life pregnancy centers

A federal judge ordered the state of California to pay three pro-life pregnancy centers and a conservative law firm a total of $399,000 after a state law meant to force "crisis pregnancy centers" to promote abortion was struck down.