Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
DMV officials say this Antioch case may be the state’s biggest car dealership odometer tampering case ever.
The terrifying incident took place at around 8 p.m. in Martinez. Police are looking for white man in his 20s with short hair.
The 20-year-old's death is not related to a weekend brawl in Danville, police said.
The blaze was reported at about 2 p.m. Wednesday.
The 20-year-old's death on Valley Crest Drive was reported to authorities on Tuesday afternoon.
James Quindale Page, 43, pleaded guilty to robbing six banks in Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, Oakley, Emeryville, Antioch and Lafayette.
Every 51 minutes, someone is killed in a drunk-driving crash. Over the Labor Day weekend, fatalities increase to one every 34 minutes.
The court action came today in a federal court in San Francisco in connection with the explosion and fire that killed eight and injured 66.
Lorena Dominguez, 23, and her infant daughter Khloe Duenas, 1, of Concord died in the crash on the Kinne Bridge overcrossing.
CHP reports she caused two crashes on Friday morning.
“If you’re a man, I would not be teaching elementary school,” said defense attorney of "mass hysteria" in case of longtime male teacher, 46.
Joseph Martin, 46, was charged with 150 counts of lewd and lascivious conduct with 14 male former students at Woodside Elementary School.
The sentence was handed down today for the killing of man in 2013.
The hospital has exhausted all of its usual channels for identifying the man found on the ground in an SF neighborhood Sunday.
The suspect hit vehicles at several BART stations.
Investigators are still trying to determine if the fire was accidental or intentional.
The Benicia Fire Dept. assisted the Coast Guard.
Thousands of acres have been burned in the past week.
The teacher calmly defended his actions.