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The Mercury News
February shooting death of east Bay man ruled self-defensedidn't think prosecutors would be able to prove the shooter's actions "were not
February shooting death of east Bay man ruled self-defense
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
didn't think prosecutors would be able to prove the shooter's actions "were not in self-defense, or in defense of others." Antioch police Sgt. Tom Fuhrmann said investigators reviewed security footage from the gas station that depicted the entire... Read more
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The Mercury News
Slow lane takes on new meaning in East Baysaid Sgt. Tara Nissen, a "very precarious (situation) for a car to be in, obvio
Slow lane takes on new meaning in East Bay
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
said Sgt. Tara Nissen, a "very precarious (situation) for a car to be in, obviously." Given the number of DUI calls that Antioch police handle, however, she said they do occasionally encounter drivers traveling at 0 miles per hour. "It's not an... Read more
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The Mercury News
Judge dismisses suit over death threat victim who jumped from taxiJr. ruled that the attorneys for the family of Afroza Chowdhury failed to demon
Judge dismisses suit over death threat victim who jumped from taxi
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
Jr. ruled that the attorneys for the family of Afroza Chowdhury failed to demonstrate why both Contra Costa County and the Antioch Police Department were legally liable for Chowdhury's death. The family has until July 22 to refile a new civil... Read more
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The Mercury News
Suggestion to move John Muir's remains is dead on arrivalsaid Sgt. Tara Nissen, a "very precarious (situation) for a car to be in, obvio
Suggestion to move John Muir's remains is dead on arrival
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
said Sgt. Tara Nissen, a "very precarious (situation) for a car to be in, obviously." Given the number of DUI calls that Antioch police handle, however, she said they do occasionally encounter drivers traveling at 0 miles per hour. "It's not an... Read more
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The Mercury News
East Bay police show their moves in dance challengeBrentwood Police Department also challenged the Antioch and Oakley departments
East Bay police show their moves in dance challenge
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
Brentwood Police Department also challenged the Antioch and Oakley departments to participate. A spokesman from the Antioch Police Department did not say whether it will accept the challenge. The Oakley Police Department could not be reached... Read more
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Daily Herald
Two pedestrians hit by truck in Antiochinfluence of alcohol, officials said. The identity of the driver is being withh
Two pedestrians hit by truck in Antioch
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
influence of alcohol, officials said. The identity of the driver is being withheld pending charges, officials said. The Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team was contacted to assist Antioch Police with the accident investigation, officials... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sandra Bland remembered in Chicagobattery, two counts of enhanced domestic battery and one count of aggravated as
Sandra Bland remembered in Chicago
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
battery, two counts of enhanced domestic battery and one count of aggravated assault, according to a news release from the Antioch Police Department. Full story.Insanity plea rejected for Arlington Heights man who killed wife A Racine County judge... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Police Respond to Possible Barricade Situation in Antiochsuburban Antioch Wednesday afternoon. Officers received a report of a man with
Police Respond to Possible Barricade Situation in Antioch
NBC Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
suburban Antioch Wednesday afternoon. Officers received a report of a man with a gun in the 700 block of Highview Court. Antioch police said a suspect is believed to be armed and barricaded in a residence on the block. Authorities said others... Read more
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Daily Herald
Police respond to possible barricade situation in Antiochan Antioch house on the belief a person may be barricaded inside and possibly a
Police respond to possible barricade situation in Antioch
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
an Antioch house on the belief a person may be barricaded inside and possibly armed, officials said today. In a statement, Antioch police said they responded about noon to the 700 block of Highview Court for a possibly armed person. Police said the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Man charged with murder father's shooting deathAt that time, Scott Eastman was elsewhere, but returned to the home after a rel
Man charged with murder father's shooting death
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
At that time, Scott Eastman was elsewhere, but returned to the home after a relative "informed him of his father's status," Antioch police Sgt. Tom Fuhrmann said. After an investigation and "multiple interviews," Scott Eastman was arrested and... Read more
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The Mercury News
East Bay police name man hospitalized for gunshot wound, then arrestedafter a shooting in Antioch and was later arrested on Friday has been identifie
East Bay police name man hospitalized for gunshot wound, then arrested
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
after a shooting in Antioch and was later arrested on Friday has been identified by police as 19-year-old James Jordan. Antioch police did not elaborate further regarding the incident, which occurred Friday in the first block of East Seventh... Read more
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The Mercury News
Man fatally struck by trainfatally hit by a freight train around 8:34 p.m. on a low bridge on West Second
Man fatally struck by train
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
fatally hit by a freight train around 8:34 p.m. on a low bridge on West Second Street, west of Fulton Shipyard Road, said Antioch police Sgt. Dimitri Barakos. The train stopped shortly after the crash. BNSF police and the train remained at the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland, Antioch hold vigils for those slain in week's violencetired of all the shootings. They're, like, what are we going to do about this?
Oakland, Antioch hold vigils for those slain in week's violence
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
tired of all the shootings. They're, like, what are we going to do about this? If someone had an answer, it would end." Antioch police Chief Allen Cantando said this weekend that "he's going to continue to earn the trust of our community,"... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland, Antioch hold vigils for those slain in week's violencetired of all the shootings. They're, like, what are we going to do about this?
Oakland, Antioch hold vigils for those slain in week's violence
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
tired of all the shootings. They're, like, what are we going to do about this? If someone had an answer, it would end." Antioch police Chief Allen Cantando said this weekend that "he's going to continue to earn the trust of our community,"... Read more
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The Mercury News
Antioch police: June 25 homicide victim's son arrested on suspicion of murderinterviewed his family members -- including Scott Eastman -- who was named as a
Antioch police: June 25 homicide victim's son arrested on suspicion of murder
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
interviewed his family members -- including Scott Eastman -- who was named as a suspect early into the investigation, Antioch police Sgt. Tom Fuhrmann said. "There were certain things during the initial interview with Scott that night that... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Family Sues Antioch Police Over In-Custody DeathMr. Rucks, until he took his last breath and died face down in the dirt," plain
Family Sues Antioch Police Over In-Custody Death
NBC Bay Area / Posted 16 days ago
Mr. Rucks, until he took his last breath and died face down in the dirt," plaintiffs' attorneys wrote in their case. The Antioch Police Department declined to comment on pending litigation. The case names the city of Antioch, a police sergeant,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Wrongful death suit: Antioch man yelled 'I can't breathe' as officers restrained himman who died while officers were attempting to put a restraint device on him ha
Wrongful death suit: Antioch man yelled 'I can't breathe' as officers restrained him
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
man who died while officers were attempting to put a restraint device on him has filed a wrongful-death suit against Antioch police, claiming that officers forced the man's face into the ground, ignored his pleas for help, and then tried to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Suspect shot by East Bay police charged with assault with deadly weaponweapon, authorities said Tuesday. Tony Hendrix, 56, of Antioch, underwent surg
Suspect shot by East Bay police charged with assault with deadly weapon
The Mercury News / Posted 18 days ago
weapon, authorities said Tuesday. Tony Hendrix, 56, of Antioch, underwent surgery and survived after being shot by an Antioch police officer on June 28. Police were called to the 900 block of W. Eighth Street around 2:33 a.m. to investigate a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Man beaten after telling pair to stop selling drugs near storewas sitting on a parked car, and another who was inside. "Both the males and t
Man beaten after telling pair to stop selling drugs near store
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
was sitting on a parked car, and another who was inside. "Both the males and two additional females began beating him," an Antioch police statement says. The victim suffered minor cuts and bruises but fled the scene, police said. He later realized... Read more
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Daily Herald
Ice cream for bicycle safetyThe Antioch Police Department, in partnership with the Antioch Dairy Queen, has
Ice cream for bicycle safety
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
The Antioch Police Department, in partnership with the Antioch Dairy Queen, has introduced a new program to encourage and reward good bicycle safety practices by children in the community. Dairy Queen is providing coupons to officers to hand out for... Read more
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The Mercury News
Murder trial: Antioch woman told police she killed man in self-defensetook him off life support in early December. Parker was arrested and charged th
Murder trial: Antioch woman told police she killed man in self-defense
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
took him off life support in early December. Parker was arrested and charged the next day. The case proved tricky for Antioch police. Parker was initially arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, but when investigators got word that Reed... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Police shoot allegedly armed man during domestic violence callarmed 56-year-old man early Tuesday morning in Antioch, police said. The offic
Police shoot allegedly armed man during domestic violence call
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 26 days ago
armed 56-year-old man early Tuesday morning in Antioch, police said. The officer-involved shooting occurred after Antioch police received a call about a domestic violence incident in the 900 block of West Eighth Street at 2:33 a.m.,... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Antioch Police Shoot Man During DV CallAntioch police officers shot and wounded a 56-year-old man Tuesday morning, who
Antioch Police Shoot Man During DV Call
NBC Bay Area / Posted 26 days ago
Antioch police officers shot and wounded a 56-year-old man Tuesday morning, who they said was armed with a gun. As of 10 a.m., the man was in stable condition after surgery, police said. Police shot him about 2:30 a.m. after they arrived in the 900... Read more
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The Mercury News
Indoor marijuana grow found during fire evacuation; two arrestedan apparent marijuana growing operation, police said. At 4:47 p.m. Saturday, C
Indoor marijuana grow found during fire evacuation; two arrested
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
an apparent marijuana growing operation, police said. At 4:47 p.m. Saturday, Contra Costa Fire District firefighters and Antioch police responded to a report of a large house fire in the 900 block of Burwood Way, police said. As the fire had... Read more

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