About 40 children became ill while swimming at a city-run water park in Antioch after excessive chlorine apparently leaked into the water.
Authorities say the incident began around midday Wednesday with a report of a carjacking. After a brief police pursuit, the man crashed the stolen car and went into a nearby Arco gas station and convenience store.
Contra Costa Sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee said the body of 26-year-old Dylan Rath was found Saturday about a half-mile southeast of the bridge.
The California Highway Patrol the motorcyclist may have been speeding when he or she collided with a car on the bridge Sunday afternoon. When officers arrived, they found the motorcycle at the high point of the bridge, but not its driver.
Police said a 52-year-old man who was fishing with friends for Father’s Day has drowned after slipping on a rock near the Antioch Marina.
A 911 call from a teen who says she was kidnapped and forced to prostitute herself lands a man behind bars.
Justice Alasheia Benton, an 11-month-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her father in Antioch, has been found safe, the CHP reports. But the girl’s father is still at large.
The parents of an 8-year-old boy have filed a claim accusing his third grade teacher Michelle Mankewich of duct-taping his mouth shut a separate teacher of placing a chair over him and sitting on it around the same time.
Antioch police say an armed suspect was shot and killed while he was on top of the roof of a house and pointing a gun at officers.
The owner of a helicopter flight school whose student was involved in a mid-air collision said Monday the pilot narrowly escaped what could have been a deadly crash after the chopper was hit from behind by a small plane.
The first person on the scene of a mid-air collision between a helicopter and airplane says the falling helicopter narrowly missed his car carrying his family.
Antioch police say a man at home with his young son disarmed a would-be robber and shot the suspect to death with the suspect’s own gun.