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  1. Big rig mishap shuts down Pittsburg on-ramp to Highway 4Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Police sent out an advisory to motorists Tuesday that a key freeway on-ramp would be closed for at least two hours after a big rig overturned. The entrance to eastbound Highway 4 at Loveridge Road won't be open until after 4 p.m., authorities said.

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  2. Driver hospitalized in Pittsburg after medical event causes single-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    A driver suffered serious injuries and needed to be cut free from the wreckage after a single-car crash Saturday night, police said. Investigators believe a medical event caused the driver to crash around 8:20 p.m. into a wall at the intersection of West Leland Road and Freed Way, police spokesman Capt.

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  3. Cannabis manufacturing plant heading to Pittsburg?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Campbell Reporter

    The City Council is poised to approve Pittsburg's first commercial facility for manufacturing and distributing medical and recreational cannabis products. Approval of a commercial cannabis permit for - and an operating agreement with - Canyon Laboratories is on the council's agenda for tonight'smeeting.

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  4. The story behind two tragic Pittsburg homicides was revealed in court records obtained this week.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | The Campbell Reporter

    In 2014, then 22-year-old Brian Adams visited the sidewalk memorial of a close friend who'd been shot and killed there days earlier. He brought with him a pistol, and would later tell police he'd been having nightmares and anxiety attacks since his friend's death.

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  5. Five arrested in Milpitas after police find stolen SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 24 | The Almaden Resident

    Joselin Gutierrez, a 22-year-old Pleasant Hill resident, is shown in a booking photo provided by the Milpitas Police Department. Milpitas police arrested five people last week after an officer discovered a stolen SUV at a motel, police said Saturday.

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  6. Pittsburg settles police excessive force suit for $132,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    The city has agreed to pay $132,500 to three family members who filed an excessive force lawsuit alleging two officers were unjustly violent with them and arrested them on "demonstrably false" charges. The plaintiffs, Latricia Bengard and her two children, Corrie Gibson and a boy who was 15 at the time, sued the city of Pittsburg in May 2017, naming officer Michael Creighton and Jonathan Elmore as defendants.

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  7. Adam Gardner, 41, faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted of the lone charge.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Federal prosecutors have filed a charge of possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute against a Contra Costa man with ties to two local Aryan gangs. Adam Gardner, 41, faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted of the lone charge.

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  8. Man pleads no contest in Pittsburg homicide, facing 21 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    A man arrested in connection with a 2015 homicide accepted a plea deal and a 21-year prison sentence last week, according to prosecutors. Anthony Mabutas, 23, pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter with use a firearm.

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  9. Series of fires in Contra Costa County spread fire crews thinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    At least four people were displaced from a house in one of a series of fires Saturday that stretched firefighters thin in Contra Costa County, a fire official said. Crews extinguished a two-alarm fire at a house in the 2400 block of Candlestick Drive, but before it was out, they were forced to respond to a one-alarm blaze in the 2400 block of Tompkins Way, less than a mile away.

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  10. Woman, child escape serious injuries after hit-and-run crashes in PittsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    A woman and a child were taken by ambulance to a hospital Thursday after a series of hit-and-run crashes the woman is suspected of committing, police said. Both escaped serious injury and were expected to be OK after a series of collisions on northbound Harbor Road, Pittsburg police spokesman Capt.

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  11. Crash on Highway 4 in Pittsburg sends at least three to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    At least one person had to be cut free from the wreckage of a crash on Highway 4 westbound near Harbor Street exit in Pittsburg on June 1. Initial reports confirmed by the CHP indicated a Ford Expedition, a Scion and a sedan were involved in the crash in the westbound direction at the Harbor Street exit. PITTSBURG - At least three people were hospitalized Friday after a three-car crash on Highway 4 that blocked two lanes and brought a traffic alert, the California Highway Patrol said.

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  12. Antioch BART extension rolls with rave reviews on first day of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    Pittsburg Center is photographed on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in Pittsburg, Calif. Pittsburg Center is the first stop in the 10-mile eBART line, which will run from the Pittsburg-Bay Point BART station to Hillcrest Avenue station in Antioch.

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  13. Motorcyclist killed in Bay Point motorcycle crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    A motorcyclist killed in a collision with a car on Sunday has been identified by the Contra Costa County Coroner's Office. Kenneth Jasper Jr., 32, of Pittsburg died at the scene of the crash on Alves Lane around 1:50 p.m., the California Highway Patrol said.

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  14. BART to Antioch is part of a widening project to expand Highway 4 between Pittsburg and Brentwood.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    East Bay, where trains are being tested too, BART's first ever diesel line will open May 26 to Antioch, and studies are almost complete on a possible long-awaited diesel connection to Livermore in the median of Interstate 580. Testing of the Berryessa extension is a big step by the Valley Transportation Authority, which is overseeing BART construction within Santa Clara County.

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  15. A 33-year-old Pittsburg woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder last week, police said.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Pittsburg woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder last week after she drove intoxicated with a child inside while an officer was hanging onto her car, according to the California Highway Patrol. Nicole Wade, 33, was arrested around 5 p.m. April 27 in the wake of a traffic stop on the Bay Bridge that started when she handed over an ID card that wasn't hers, then began to walk back to her car when a CHP officer asked her for more information about her identity, police said.

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  16. Pittsburg: Men charged with murder, robbery at marijuana warehouse take plea dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two East Bay residents took plea deals and were shipped off to prison last week, after admitting that they broke into a warehouse where marijuana was being grown and killed a man inside. Oakley resident Montino Lewis, 32, accepted a sentence of 31 years to life in exchange for pleading guilty to a murder charge.

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  17. The driver of the Ford Explorer was not injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Bay Point man, who was not identified immediately, died at the scene after being ejected from the bike and winding up underneath the SUV, the CHP said. The fatality happened just after 8:35 p.m. According to the CHP, the bicyclist was going east on Canal Road but was in the middle of the road and not in a bike lane.

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  18. Three Contra Costa residents were charged with conspiring to defraud a Pittsburg woman.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two Contra Costa residents have taken plea deals and been sentenced in a case that police say involved a group who moved in with an elderly woman and began to drain her bank account. But the Contra Costa jury hung on charges against a third defendant, after hearing the defense argument that he was trying to protect the victim from the two real culprits, not part of a complex conspiracy.

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  19. Antioch police were notified of the carjacking on Sunday night aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 16-year-old Antioch resident is suspected of carjacking a person in Clayton and trying to get away Sunday, police said. Officers tracked down the teen and took him to Juvenile Hall, police said.

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  20. Pittsburg woman dies week after DUI crash, man charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 41-year-old man is facing murder and drunk driving charges, weeks after he allegedly crashed into a car and badly injured two passengers, one of whom eventually died. Jose Amaya-Rivera was charged with murder as well as drunk driving with a prior DUI offense, and driving with a suspended or revoked license.

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