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Contra Costa Co. Jail Guard to Stand Trial for Unlawful, Legally Questionable Sex With Inmates

Last March, a former Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office deputy took off his duty-belt and walked into a cell at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond, where he turned off the lights and had unlawful, criminally problematic sex with two female inmates. That much is not in dispute.


Wildfires, warmer weather leave Bay Area air among worst in nation

Wildfires and warmer weather — both products of climate change — merged to make the Bay Area one of the most smoke- and smog-choked metropolitan areas in the nation, according to a new report.


The Latest: Car deliberately hits 8 California pedestrians

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – The Latest on eight people injured in Northern California after a car plows into them (all times local):. Authorities in Northern California say a man was arrested after he appeared to deliberately plow into a group of people, injuring eight, but that a motive is still under inve


April 27: Oakley Human Trafficking Community Awareness Day

Join the Contra Costa Human Trafficking Coalition, in partnership with the City of Oakley as we raise awareness for human trafficking in our communities. This Awareness Day will feature two opportunities for you to learn more about this important issue and how you can help others understand it’s pre


Multiple people hurt after 'major incident' crash in Sunnyvale

SUNNYVALE (KRON) -- Eight people were hurt in a crash in Sunnyvale Tuesday night. The Department of Public Safety says El Camino Real is closed in both directions at Sunnyvale Saratoga Road.


2 Girls, 1 Boy Arrested In Connection With San Jose Hit-And-Run Murder

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – Three 16-year-olds – two girls and one boy – have been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with an April 5 hit-and-run collision in San Jose, according to police.


National Prescription Drug Take Back Planned For Saturday April 27 In Contra Costa County

On Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescriptio


Police: Driver 'deliberately' drives into group of pedestrians in Sunnyvale

Police in Sunnyvale are investigating a major injury collision that left multiple pedestrians injured Tuesday night. Based off of a preliminary investigation, authorities believe "a driver deliberately drove into a group of eight pedestrians" on El Camino Real, Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety


2019-2020 Contra Costa County Teachers of the Year Finalists Named

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. – The following four teachers have been named as the 2019-2020 Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year (TOY) Finalists:. Maureen Mattson, Pittsburg Unified School District.


Should an accomplice to a killing be charged with murder? A controversial new law makes it harder to do so

Armando Carranza, convicted of a murder he didn’t commit, might have thought he’d be out of prison by now. As of Jan. 1, a controversial new law was supposed to allow Carranza and others like him, who played some role in a crime that led to a killing but were not directly responsible for the death,


Bay Area housing market showing signs of normalcy

LOS GATOS, Calif. (KGO) -- There are signs of hope for potential home buyers in the Bay Area. Inventory is up, and in the South Bay, home values have dropped at least a small amount.


Missing California mom dead in locked apartment; double homicide, police say

A Southern California woman who had been missing since Friday is one of two people found dead in a Newport Beach apartment, coroner’s officials said Monday. The bodies were found by a man returning home around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. One of them was his roommate, the other a woman he didn’t know, Newpo


Parents arrested in California after toddler sons found in cages

Two parents in northern California have been arrested for child endangerment after authorities allegedly found their two toddler sons inside cages bolted to a bedroom wall. Modoc County Sheriff Tex Dowdy said Tuesday that deputies arrested 25-year-old Ramon Zendejas and his girlfriend, 25-year-old M


California Woman Attacked by Shark near Hawaii’s Big Island

A 65-year-old tourist from California was attacked by a shark Tuesday morning off the island of Hawaii, according to local authorities. The woman was several hundred yards offshore kayaking in Anaehoomalu Bay in South Kohala when she was bitten on her right upper thigh, according to a Hawaii Fire De


Driver plows into group of people in California, injuring 8 before smashing into tree, police say

The unidentified driver who plowed into eight people in California on Tuesday may have rammed the group "intentionally," officials said, noting the driver made no attempt to break and allegedly steered toward the pedestrians -- including a 13-year-old girl.


Palo Alto woman reported missing in Lake County after berating Trump fan found safe

A Bay Area woman who had been missing for days — last seen last week in Lake County after she made national headlines for shaming a man wearing a Make America Great Again hat — is no longer missing, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.


California ranked as No.1 state with worst air quality: report

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - California ranked first as the state with the worst air pollution in the entire country. Seven California cities are among the top 10 in the country when it comes to smog and air pollution.


Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch to retire, ESPN sources say

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch plans to retire after playing two seasons for his hometown team. Lynch now plans to move on to the next phase of his life, ESPN reports.


Skateboarder Dies After Being Hit by Truck in San Francisco

A skateboarder died Tuesday after being struck by a commercial truck in San Francisco, according to police. The deadly collision happened around 12:15 p.m. in the area of 7th and Mission streets, police said.


No distress calls came from pilot of vintage plane before it crashed in California prison yard

There was no distress call from the pilot of the vintage aircraft to the control tower Monday, April 22, in the minutes between when the plane took off and when it crashed into a Norco prison yard, a review of radio traffic showed.