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Pittsburg Set for Jazz, Blues, and Funk Festival

This weekend, the City of Pittsburg will play host to the Jazz, Blues, and Funk Festival held at the beautiful Pittsburg Civic Center. This Year, the event will be from Saturday, August 20 through Sunday, August 21. Skip the hassle of finding parking and take public transportation to get there. The Jazz, Blues, and Funk Festival is accessible by BART just exit at the Pittsburg Civic Center Station and walk across the street to the Civic Center.
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What’s behind the increase in missing girls?

ANTIOCH, Calif. (KRON) — A missing 12-year-old girl from Antioch has been found safe, according to Antioch police. She is just the latest young person reported missing.  If it seems like there has been an increase in reports of missing girls, an expert in the field says that it is not your imagination. There appears […]
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Police seek public’s help in finding missing 12-year-old girl

UPDATE: Antioch Police Department announced the girl was found safely. ANTIOCH, Calif. (KRON) — The Antioch Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a missing 12-year-old girl, according to a Facebook post late Wednesday. Daisy Jauregui was last seen near Central Avenue at Railroad Avenue in Pittsburg, according to the post. The time […]
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1 dead in 3-car crash during evening commute in Concord

CONCORD – Police in Concord said one person died in a three-car crash Wednesday evening on Monument Boulevard.The wreck was reported about 5:53 p.m. at the intersection of Monument and Lacey Lane, police said in a post on social media.One person was pronounced dead at the scene.Monument Boulevard was closed between Lacey and Reganti Drive for the investigation, but reopened about 10:30 p.m.No other information was released.
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Antioch Police Activity Results in Jack London School Lockdown

The Antioch Police Department is currently investigating a report of a male armed with a firearm with possible shots fired in the area of County Hills and Wolf Way in the city of Antioch. With a heavy police presence in the area, people are urged to avoid the area and...
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Man shot and killed in Vallejo Thursday

VALLEJO, Calif. (KRON) — A 44-year-old man was shot and killed in Vallejo Thursday afternoon, the Vallejo Police Department said. Officers responded to the shooting on the 2200 block of Sonoma Boulevard at approximately 5:48 p.m. VPD officers found the victim, who is a Vallejo resident, with at least one gunshot wound. He was taken […]
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Five Candidates Now Running for Pittsburg City Council

After the filing deadline to run for Pittsburg City Council was extended, there are now five candidates set to run for election this November for three city council seats. As of last week, only Shanelle Scales-Preston, Sonja Shephard, and Dionne Adams had qualified for the ballot which meant they would all earn a seat on the council without having to run an election. However, since Councilwoman Merl Craft did not seek re-election, the deadline to file was extended through August 17.
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17-year-old charged for fatal shooting at Brentwood gym

BRENTWOOD, Calif. (KRON) — A 17-year-old has been charged with murder by the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office for a fatal shooting that took place at a Brentwood gym last week. One person was killed and three were injured in the shooting, which took place at a 24 Hour Fitness, 5961 Lone Tree Way. […]
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Pittsburg Police say Retail Theft Operation Nets Firearm Bust

The Pittsburg Police Department says a search at the home of a suspect in a retail theft operation resulted in the discovery of additional illegally possessed firearm and drugs. According to police, one of the shoplifters who had a gun and drugs, after a search of his residence, they located...
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One Killed In Thursday Shooting

VALLEJO (BCN) Police in Vallejo are investigating a shooting that left one person dead Thursday. On Thursday at 5:48 p.m., officers with the Vallejo Police Department responded to a shooting in the 2200 block of Sonoma Boulevard and located a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim,...
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DA: No charges for mom of Alexis Gabe’s suspected killer

MARTINEZ (KRON) – The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office will not be filing charges against the mother of the man accused of killing Alexis Gabe, DA Diana Becton said after meeting with Gabe’s family Wednesday. The reason is insufficient evidence, according to the DA’s office. As KRON4’s Sara Stinson reported, the family went to […]
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