Woman's car burglarized at Oakland cemetery while leaving flowers at mother's grave
Cathy Martinsen of Lafayette said a day to honor her late mother turned into a frightening experience when she was burglarized at an Oakland cemetery.
Lafayette middle school principal on leave as district investigates her handling of sexual abuse allegations
Stanley Middle School Principal Nikki Chaplan has been placed on leave by the Lafayette school district while officials investigate her role in sex abuse accusations against a former San Ramon Valley Unified School District teacher.
Lafayette creek threatens home as backyard washes away
A family’s backyard is slowly crumbling away into a creek and they are tied up in a lawsuit with Contra Costa County over who should maintain the deterioration.
Student administered Narcan after suspected overdose at Lafayette High School
A suspected drug overdose occurred at an East Bay high school Friday with a student being administered Narcan, officials said.
Lafayette: Eastbound Hwy 24 snarled late Saturday afternoon due to overturned vehicle on freeway
Eastbound State Highway 24 in Orinda and Lafayette is at a crawl late Saturday afternoon due to an overturned vehicle on its side in the freeway lanes.
Toucan wrangler in Lafayette helps capture wandering bright-billed bird
Two wandering toucans have been flying about the skies over the East Bay, but one pastor-turned-toucan-wrangler helped capture one of the bright-billed birds.
Woman who grew up in Lafayette loses everything during Hurricane Ian
A woman who grew up in Lafayette said she lost everything when Hurricane Ian ravaged Florida last month. She had just purchased a waterfront dream home in San Carlos Beach a few months before disaster struck.
Lafayette man pleads not guilty to kidnapping and false imprisonment
A Lafayette man pleaded not guilty Thursday to 12 counts related to a Sept. 24 armed home invasion involving kidnapping and child abuse.
Driver of high-speed chase nearly clips Oakland cyclist, evades police
A driver involved in a high-speed chase from Lafayette to San Francisco nearly clipped a cyclist in Oakland and evaded police in Richmond.
Suspect arrested in Lafayette on suspicion of kidnapping, home-invasion robbery, false imprisonment
Lafayette police arrested a home-invasion robbery and kidnapping suspect for an incident at an apartment complex on Saturday.
CHP investigates reports of 2 freeway shootings in less than 24 hours
In the most recent freeway shooting, a woman reported that her black Honda Civic had been shattered on eastbound Highway 24 in Lafayette.
Lafayette parents uneasy after attempted kidnapping of 14-year-old
Police say on Friday at approximatly 8:00 a.m. they responded to a report of a suspicious person who grabbed a 14 year-old-girl near Stanley Middle School. Officers said a man approached the teen while she was walking on Monroe Ave. after she was dropped off by a parent.
Police chase in Lafayette, suspect vehicle crashes into sheriff's car
A 21-year-old and a youth were arrested in Lafayette Tuesday night after a high speed chase through three counties and deputies ended up cornering the getaway car at a dead end street.
2 arrested on suspicion of murder after 20-year-old killed near Lafayette
Two men were arrested on suspicion of murder after a 20-year-old was killed near Lafayette.
Family of a beloved East Bay doctor seeks to help 'bring his dream to fruition,' setting up scholarship fund
The family of a beloved East Bay doctor, who died last month, has launched an effort to keep his legacy alive by starting a scholarship fund in hopes of transforming young people's lives.
Postal carrier pistol-whipped, robbed in Lafayette
A U.S. postal carrier was pistol-whipped and robbed Monday as she made he rounds in Lafayette, authorities said.
Witness describes moments before deadly Lafayette shooting between 2 drivers
A witness told KTVU that a deadly shooting in Lafayette began with one car cutting off another driver.
Big rig plunges from freeway overpass in Lafayette; driver OK
The California Highway Patrol said an Audi struck the rig about 3 a.m. on eastbound Highway 24, sending the truck plunging down 25 feet onto Pleasant Hill Road in Lafayette.
Fatal crash in Lafayette involving several cars
An early morning car crash turned deadly in Lafayette.
78-year-old woman charged with vehicular manslaughter for Lafayette crossing guard's death
A 78-year-old woman was charged with vehicular manslaughter in the death of a middle school crossing guard in Lafayette.