Fireworks explode in Antioch man's hand

An Antioch man suffered serious injuries when a firework exploded in his hand. his wife spoke with KTVU in hopes that what happened to him will help prevent others from playing with fireworks.

Fire Marshal: Candle in homeless tent sparks Antioch grass fire

A vegetation fire has been knocked down this evening in Pittsburg but not before it injured a firefighter and two others, fire officials with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said. The fire, apparently sparked by a candle from a homeless person's tent, prompted a health advisory to be issued.

Diesel-powered eBART Antioch extension opens Saturday

BART's 10.1-mile Antioch extension, the transit agency's first route to use trains other than the familiar third-rail-powered cars, will formally open Saturday morning after a ribbon-cutting ceremony today at the new Antioch station.

Antioch homeless encampment keeps reappearing

A Monday deadline has arrived for a homeless encampment in Antioch to clear out. Concerned neighbors say it's been cleared before, but that it keeps popping back up. Debora Villalon reports.

4-year-old dies in Antioch crash involving stolen truck

A 23-year-old Pittsburg man was arrested on one count of murder after his stolen truck slammed into a 4-year-old girl and killed her in Antioch on Wednesday afternoon, according to Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. The girl's 2-year-old sister is showing no signs of life, their father said.

Arson spree in Antioch

There have been seven fires in two days in Antioch. Investigators say a firebug is on the loose.

Father grieves son killed in air rifle accident

The grieving father of an Antioch boy who was killed with a pellet gun says his son wasn't the only victim. He is imploring five other boys who were also there to get counseling because of what they witnessed.