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  1. DA identifies Antioch officer shot in head by BB gun, suspect charged with assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    An officer was injured near Deerfield Drive and Fawn Hill Way after 8 p.m. on Nov. 5 in Antioch. Police say an officer was taken to a hospital after he was assaulted by a suspect.

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  2. The end of cash tolls a " even toll plazas a " in the Bay Area?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Fremont Bulletin

    A bridge toll employee hands cash to a customer while paying to cross the Antioch Bridge in Antioch, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. The Bay Area Toll Authority , which is charge of collecting tolls on all Bay Area bridges except the Golden Gate Bridge, is proposing eliminating cash tolls in lieu of an all-electronic system.

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  3. Letter: Antioch district should support charter schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | San Jose Mercury News

    Children in Antioch deserve better. In the Antioch Unified School District, nearly seven out of 10 students can't read at grade level and eight out of 10 students aren't meeting math standards.

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  4. Story behind 2017 East Bay homicide that started when Goodwill employee set up heroin dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | The Campbell Reporter

    One evening in February 2017, as they waited for a mechanic in a Pittsburg parking lot, Antioch resident Joseph West confided to his girlfriend that months earlier he had robbed a man who now sat a few feet away, staring at them. A short time later, 20-year-old West was gunned down, allegedly by a suspected heroin dealer who was friends with the man West said he had robbed.

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  5. Election results, Contra Costa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Campbell Reporter

    Antioch City Council candidate Joy Motts, right, talks with Katie and Tom Lamothe, of Antioch, during an election night party for Motts in Antioch, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The election night party was also in support of Measure W, a measure that extends an existing, voter-approved sales tax at the one-cent rate to increase investment in code enforcement, clean up blight, road repairs, support youth and senior services, and attract new business and jobs to Antioch.

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  6. Reports: Antioch officer hurt; police in negotiating standoff with suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Fremont Bulletin

    Law enforcement agencies are negotiating with a suspect inside a Deerfield Drive home in a standoff after an officer was assaulted during a response to a domestic dispute, authorities said. Initial reports had suggested the officer had been shot, but according to statements from Antioch police late Monday, officers responded to reports of the dispute at a home in the 4500 block of Deerfield, west of Fawn Hill Way.

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  7. These are the landmines on your ballot, the misbehaving candidates who should not be running.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    Alameda City Council member, Jim Oddie, listens to supporters of Jill Keimach at an Alameda City Council special session on April 16, 2018 at Alameda City Hall in Alameda, California. Oakland city council member Desley Brooks takes a break from a hearing on a case stemming from an altercation with former Black Panther Elaine Brown at the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.

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  8. East Bay man could face jail time after dog attack that hurt 3 calvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | The Campbell Reporter

    A man faces up to three years in county jail for an animal cruelty case after his dog attacked three calves in Antioch late last year. A Contra Costa County jury found the man, Vinicio Santos of Antioch, guilty of three misdemeanors, including animal cruelty, vandalism that caused more than $400 in damages and resisting, obstructing or delaying a police officer.

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  9. Hit-and-run driver critically injures woman walking near Antioch HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Pacifica Tribune

    A 27-year-old Antioch woman remained in critical but stable condition at a hospital Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a car in what police are calling a hit-and-run. The collision happened about 12:50 a.m. Wednesday in the area of West 14th and L streets, near Antioch High School, police said.

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  10. Police testify what led to their fatal shooting of Antioch manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | San Jose Mercury News

    For the first time since an Antioch man was fatally shot by police earlier this year, the officers who tracked him down testified Tuesday why deadly force was used that day. During a coroner's inquest hearing at the Contra Costa County courthouse into the death of Lloyd Joseph Harris IV , 40, the officers said that on Feb. 8, 2018, various teams from the Antioch Police Department were dispatched to search for Harris, who was on federal probation and had warrants out for his arrest .

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  11. High school football: Weekend scoreboard, how Top 25 faredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    Pittsburg's Steven Bratcher celebrates with Justin Boyd scoring his touchdown against Antioch in the second half of their 100th Annual Big Little Game at Antioch High football field in Antioch, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.

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  12. Pirates lobby for No. 3 seed in NCS Open Division after winning a penalty-filled rivalry game.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | The Campbell Reporter

    The 100th Big Little Game wasn't pretty - far from it, in fact - but it was decisive. Pittsburg beat Antioch 42-10 on Saturday to presumably lock up the final spot in the North Coast Section's four-team Open Division playoffs.

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  13. East Bay man says he concocted story about school shooting threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Pittsburg resident has admitted he made false state statements to federal investigators when he claimed two people were planning a high school shooting last spring. Moses Orozco, 23, pleaded guilty Friday, saying he concocted a story that his ex-girlfriend and her brother were planning a mass shooting at an East Bay school.

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  14. a He seems to view women as something less than humana : Judge gives convicted killer the maxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    An Oakland man who murdered his ex-girlfriend and injured a clerk at an Antioch gas station was sentenced Friday to life without parole eligibility for 82 years. Thomas Williams Jr., 37, was convicted in July of murdering Cynthia Flores-Crose , 27, who Williams shot at point-blank range after punching her in the face during an argument.

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  15. Antioch police arrest three teens in a 17-year-olda s homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Pacifica Tribune

    Balloons and a table laden with flowers, photos and candles were placed Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 to honor Antioch teen Omar Zaragoza, 17, who was fatally shot Tuesday outside a grocery store in the 100 block of East 18th Street in Antioch, Calif. Antioch police have arrested a 16-year-old male suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old on Oct. 9 in the parking lot of grocery store in north Antioch.

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  16. Man convicted in 2007 killing outside East Bay nightclub found dead in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    A man convicted of fatally shooting a 32-year-old Bay Point father of six outside an Antioch night club more than a decade ago died in Salinas Valley State Prison on Monday in what the California Department of Corrections is calling a homicide. Prison guards found Armando Wehr, 33, unresponsive in his cell just after 9 p.m., according to a statement from the agency.

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  17. Antioch man charged in fatal Oakland shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 19-year-old Antioch man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of another man last week in East Oakland, according to authorities and court records. Davonte Tyson is charged in the broad daylight killing of Marcel McCarther, 37, who was shot about 4:05 p.m. Oct. 9 at the intersection of High Street and Congress Avenue.

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  18. Tall ship Lady Washington drops anchor in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    John McDade, of Houston, has a look at the rigging on the tall ship Lady Washington, a replica of the original that broke apart in a storm in the Philippines in 1797. The ship was docked at Jack London Square in Oakland on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 and is open for tours Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The ship has appeared in several movies including "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" and "Star Trek: Generations."

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  19. Teen shot to death at Antioch grocery store IDa dRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Pacifica Tribune

    Antioch police officers responded to a fatal shooting Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 in the 100 block of East 18th Street in Antioch, Calif. The Contra Costa Sheriff's Office coroner's division has named an Antioch teen fatally shot outside a supermarket, authorities said Wednesday.

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  20. Report: Kmart to close Pinole storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    A report Wednesday says Kmart's parent company Sears Holdings will close eleven Sears and Kmart stores, including a local Kmart, before year's end. According to Business Insider , six Sears stores in Illinois, New York, Ohio, Texas and West Virginia and five Kmart stores in California, New York and Virginia are slated for closure, including the Kmart at Pinole Valley Shopping Center, 1500 Fitzgerald Drive.

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