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View the latest crime news from Richmond, California including breaking news and updates to any older crime news stories.

San Pablo seeks to install more surveillance cameras, license plate readers citywide

San Pablo seeks to install more surveillance cameras, license plate readers

The City of San Pablo is considering moving forward with a $2.5 million project to install an additional 60 surveillance cameras and 56 automated license plate reader cameras throughout the city as part of...

Crash in San Pablo related to I-80 pursuit

A 24-year-old suspect suffered major injuries early Thursday after leading the California Highway Patrol on a pursuit that ended in San Pablo when the suspect's vehicle struck numerous cars and a fire hydrant at...
Richmond police report peaceful resolution to barricaded man on S. 15th St.

Police: Barricaded man on S. 15th St. surrenders after more than two hours

A suspect with a no bail felony warrant barricaded himself in a home in the 200 block of South 15h Street for more than two hours on Sunday before a crisis negotiations team convinced...
San Pablo man killed while working in Walnut Creek; coworker arrested

Police: San Pablo man murdered by co-worker in Walnut Creek

A 60-year-old San Pablo man was fatally beaten by his coworker while working as a security guard at a construction site in Walnut Creek last week, police said. Police were called to the 1800 block...
Another police sting on 23rd Street rescues human trafficking victim

Minor rescued during RPD prostitution sting on 23rd Street

An ongoing Richmond Police Department crack down on 23rd Street prostitution led to the rescue last month of a 17-year-old Sebastapol girl who was the victim of human trafficking, police said Thursday. Officer conducting surveillance...
Video! Suspect sought in theft of French Bulldog in Richmond

Video! Suspect sought in theft of French Bulldog in Richmond

Richmond police are asking for the public's help in identifying a person caught on video surveillance stealing a French Bulldog. The theft occurred at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the backyard of a property in the...
Three hospitalized after North Richmond shooting

Man arrested in Atlanta for North Richmond triple shooting

A 41-year-old man was arrested in Atlanta last week in connection with a triple shooting in North Richmond in January. Jermaine Lee Hicks was taken into custody by an FBI street gang task force without...
Four arrested after home-invasion robberies, police pursuit

Four arrested after home-invasion robberies, police pursuit

Three juveniles and a man suspected in two home-invasion robberies in Richmond on Saturday night were arrested after leading police on a high-speed freeway chase and crashing into a light pole, police said. The...

Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband of 13 years holding a machete to her throat and...

San Pablo AutoZone robbery suspect tricked into arrest

A suspect connected to several recent El Sobrante robberies as well as the gunpoint heist at the AutoZone in San Pablo on Thursday night was arrested after being tricked by a San Pablo police...

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County supervisor promotes website, hotline for immigrants fearing deportation

Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia, who represents West County, has released a video promoting a new program launched March 1 to help local...
Salesian's James Akinjo looking for new school after UConn coach's firing

Salesian’s James Akinjo looking for new school after UConn coach’s firing

North Richmond native and Salesian College Prep basketball star James Akinjo is no longer committed to attending the University of Connecticut after the Huskies...
Removing Barriers Job Readiness Bootcamp set for March 26-29

Reminder! Sign up for Removing Barriers Job Readiness Bootcamp, March 26-29

Spots are still open in the Removing Barriers Job Readiness Bootcamp from March 26 through March 29, a program designed to equip job seekers...