Illegal cockfight busted in East Bay

About 600 chickens were recovered after authorities busted an illegal cockfight in the East Bay where roosters likely fought to their deaths during "coliseum-style gladiator fights."

East Bay 'gladiator'-style cockfighting ring busted

Alameda County sheriff's deputies raided a rural Pleasanton property where they recovered hundreds of animals involved in a cockfighting ring. Officials said a tip led them to the location where a sheriff's spokesman described the activity as "coliseum style, gladiator fights."

Pleasanton police seek three suspects in home invasion robbery

Police said that at about 3:45 a.m. Sunday, two men smashed the glass of a rear sliding door and entered a house in the Kottinger Ranch neighborhood, on the city's south edge. The suspects confronted a woman resident there, brandishing a handgun, police said. The men demanded cash and then ransacked the house.

High speed chase going the wrong way on I-680 in Pleasanton

At least one person has been arrested following a high-speed pursuit that started on Pleasanton city streets and ended after the suspects allegedly went the wrong way on northbound Interstate Highway 680 and caused a traffic collision early Wednesday, according to Pleasanton police.