Hercules police say they arrested two hardware store shoplifters who left an infant — and a large quantity of cannabis — in a running car in a parking spot for people with disabilities.
A road improvement project on Interstate Highway 80 between Contra Costa and Solano Counties that shut down all westbound lanes of traffic beginning on Friday has been completed early, Caltrans said Monday evening.
A stretch of I-80 near Hercules has been closed on and off for four weekends over the summer, but the project is nearing the end.
Caltrans crews worked 12-hour shifts and raced against the clock Friday along westbound Interstate 80, between Vallejo and Hercules, where a major resurfacing project has closed a three-mile stretch of the highway over the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Starting tomorrow night at 9 p.m., the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 in Contra Costa County are scheduled to close from Highway 4 in Hercules to Cummings Skyway in Crockett.
A Hercules man is facing felony charges for his alleged involvement in the murder of 37-year-old Oscar Arellano Laredo in Pleasant Hill, announced the Contra Costa District Attorney's Office on Friday.
Fia Loa, from Sacramento, shared videos of playing with her dog Gemini, who she said had raised him since he was a puppy.
A 20-year-old Vallejo man faces murder charges following a fatal police pursuit that killed a mother and one of her 6-year-old twin boys.
A young boy who was critically wounded in a Hercules crash that also injured his twin brother and left his mother dead was taken off life support Monday, the family said.
A man was arrested Thursday following a fatal collision in Hercules that left a mother dead and her two children injured. The suspect was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle when he crashed into the woman's car.
Several drivers in Hercules were likely not too happy on Wednesday morning when their cars got flat tires.
Two men have been charged with several financial felonies and misdemeanors after allegedly defrauding hundreds of Californians on public assistance, authorities said.
Firefighters on Monday morning battled a vegetation fire in Hercules, which will likely affect traffic on Interstate 80 for a while as crews work to beat back the flames.
Two students from Hercules High School have been arrested for having a gun on school grounds.
The El Cerrito police department is in mourning after one of its officers died over the weekend – Jerrick Bernstine was killed on his 26th birthday, while driving home from work.
A crew of thieves that targeted Home Depot stores along the West Coast was arrested by Hercules police, bringing to an end a multi-million-dollar fraud ring, authorities said Monday.
The crashes were triggered about 8:20 p.m. when a Honda Accord with a flat tire stopped in the #1 lane of westbound I-80 west of Willow Avenue.
The man, whose name was not immediately released, was headed east on I-80 at about 12:40 p.m. Saturday when, at the split onto eastbound Highway 4 his Dodge Dakota pickup veered right across several traffic lanes and into a field near the interchange, the CHP said.
Officers with the Hercules Police Department responded Tuesday at 11:01 p.m. to a report of an armed robbery in the 100 block of Poppy Court.
On normally quiet north front street in Hercules, a family remains traumatized by what appears to be a very dangerous prank called Swatting.