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Family ready to forgive hit-and-run driver in fatal crash

Antinette Watkins with her husband, Michael Watkins, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Pittsburg PITTSBURG, Calif. (KTVU) - Michael Watkins, 35, was walking along Buchanan Road near Meadows Avenue at about 4:30 a.m. Saturday when he was hit by a red vehicle, possibly a Ford F-150 pickup tru

BAYINSIDER - 2018-10-22 23:27:00

Drugs, loaded gun, stolen car, cash recovered in Martinez traffic stop

Martinez police shared this image Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 of Darnell Williams, 35, of Richmond, Calif. (Courtesy Martinez Police Department)

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-22 02:07:52

Oakley: 17-Year-Old Found Dead in Local Park

The Oakley Police Department is currently investigating the death of a 17-year-old male at the Nunn-Wilson Park in the city of Oakley.Police currently have the park shut down and investigating a possible suicide after the body was located early Monday morning.Check back for updates.

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-10-22 15:39:55

Cooler Temperatures, No Rain: Weather Forecast For Walnut Creek

4-day Forecast for Walnut CreekToday, partly cloudy starting tonight.Tuesday October 23Partly cloudy throughout the day. High 68, low 50.Chance of precipitation: 5%. Wind 6 mph from the NWWednesday October 24Partly cloudy in the morning. High 73, low 51.Chance of precipitation: 2%. Wind 4 mph from t

PATCH - 2018-10-22 21:49:11

Missing couple found in California desert; husband is dead

Deputies searched the area and found Pauline Davis, 91. She was taken to a hospital for treatment. The body of Keith Davis, 87, was found at 8:47 p.m. in open desert.

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-22 14:50:10

Man killed when car hit by train in Oakland is identified

OAKLAND - A man killed Saturday morning when the car he was driving was hit by an Amtrak train in East Oakland was identified by the coroner's office Monday as Pablo Mancia-Guardado, 46. Mancia-Guardado, an Oakland resident, was in a relative's car trying to drive around the crossing gates when it w

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-22 17:01:09

Orphaned mountain lion cubs recovering at Oakland Zoo

OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) - Two recently orphaned mountain lion cubs from different locations in Northern California are now playing and bonding at Oakland Zoo, zoo officials said today. The cubs, a male and a female, are both 9-10 weeks old and are being tended around the clock by Oakland Zoo veterinar

BAYINSIDER - 2018-10-22 19:11:00

Gang trial over fatal freeway shooting filled with drama

MARTINEZ - A monthlong murder trial that featured testimony about warring San Francisco gangs, Bay Area rap feuds and one witness being led out of court in handcuffs after a prosecutor accused her of lying on the stand has reached its end. On Monday, jurors began their first full day of deliberation

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-22 21:18:18

Your Week's Weather Forecast For Martinez

4-day Forecast for MartinezToday, mostly cloudy starting tonight.Tuesday October 23Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High 68, low 51.Chance of precipitation: 6%. Wind 6 mph from the NNWWednesday October 24Partly cloudy until afternoon. High 74, low 52.Chance of precipitation: 3%. Wind 5 mph from the

PATCH - 2018-10-22 16:51:39

Man fatally shot at East Oakland homeless camp

OAKLAND - A man was fatally shot early Monday at an East Oakland homeless camp, authorities. The man's name has not been released. Authorities said he was living at the camp. The shooting was reported about 5:15 a.m. Monday at the camp in the 2300 block of East 12th Street. The man was found in the

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-22 14:52:42

Man Killed By Amtrak Train In East Bay ID'd

A northbound Amtrak Capitol Corridor train slammed into the car driven by Mancia-Guardado, an Oakland resident, about 10:20 a.m. Saturday where 50th Avenue crosses the tracks between Coliseum Way and San Leandro Street in Oakland, said Amtrak spokeswoman Kimberly Woods.

PATCH - 2018-10-22 15:50:50

Trick-Or-Treat Stroll; Dia de los Muertos; Drug Take-Back

Hunters Tour, Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018Halloween Tour, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018

PATCH - 2018-10-22 17:24:11

Martinez man dies after pick-up crashes into him in Napa

A 36-year-old Martinez resident was walking along Silverado Trail in Napa just before 7 p.m. Friday night when a pick-up truck crashed into him head on, according to the Napa Police Department.The man, whose identity has not yet been released, was hit between Fairview Drive and Sousa Lane in Napa, a


Pittsburg police investigating car crash that killed pedestrian

Medical crews arrived, but the man had already died, police said. He was later identified as Michael Watkins, a 35-year-old Antioch resident.

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-21 18:18:40

ONLY ON 4: Wife still grieving after husband murdered by roommate in Pittsburg

Merlie Gretler says her husband, Mark, would often complain about Aquino's behavior and his dog.

KRON4 - 2018-10-22 03:44:43

Martinez: 8 Vehicle Crash Causes SIGALERT on Highway 4 Saturday Morning

Detail Information8:28 AM22[40] 1039 DOTCC8:25 AM21[39] ^***ISSUE SIGALERT*** EB SR4 AT CUMMINGS SKWY #1-2 LANES BLOCKED DUE TO COLLISION, UNK ETO8:21 AM20[38] 19-S20 TMCGG, PLS ISSUE SIG ALERT8:20 AM19[37] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 BAY AREA TOW – 51023790098:19 AM18[36] [Rotation Request Comm


Pedestrian Killed In Pittsburg Hit-And-Run

PITTSBURG, CA -- Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run collision that killed a 35-year-old pedestrian early Saturday. The victim, identified as Antioch resident Michael Watkins, was believed to be walking westbound on Buchanan Road near Meadows Avenue around 4:30 a.m. when he was struck by a

PATCH - 2018-10-21 21:09:40

Oakland’s Schaaf: Police recruits won’t be asked about sexual assault

The practice was revealed in a San Francisco Chronicle story on Sunday that said the department has, since at least 2011, required potential hires to sign a waiver allowing the department to conduct background checks for financial records, education transcripts and other information.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-22 06:36:06

Man Arrested In Martinez For Alleged Car Theft, Drug Offenses

The driver, Darnell Williams, was in possession of approximately one-half ounce of cocaine, police said.

PATCH - 2018-10-21 18:17:27

Felony Traffic Stop Results Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Martinez Police Locate in Drugs, Firearm

At 11:21pm on October. 20th, 2018, Martinez Police Department (MPD) patrol officers conducted a felony traffic stop of a suspected stolen vehicle on Alhambra Ave. near Brown St. The vehicle, a 2016 Audi, had been reported stolen by the Vacaville Police Department in January, 2018.

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-10-21 12:47:34