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Crime

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

Upcoming community forum to discuss 23rd Street prostitution problem

Community forum to discuss 23rd Street prostitution problem

On June 27, police are inviting local residents to a community forum about the prostitution problem on 23rd Street. The forum will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Hall, 968 23rd...
Deputies release vehicle believed to be connected to North Richmond homicide

Deputies release image of vehicle related to North Richmond homicide

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff has released an image of a vehicle believed to be connected to a shooting that killed Taison Calderon-Lopez, 22, in North Richmond last week. The vehicle is...
Richmond murder suspect turns self in

Richmond murder suspect turns self in

The suspect in a Richmond fatal shooting on April 12 turned himself into police late last month, police announced Tuesday. On Friday, June 1, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged 40-year-old Vernon Lamont...

North Richmond homicide victim identified

The victim of a fatal shooting in North Richmond Friday morning has been identified by the coroner's office as local resident Taison Calderon-Lopez, 22, according to the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. Just...
Stabbing shuts down El Cerrito del Norte BART station

1 injured in stabbing at El Cerrito del Norte BART station

El Cerrito del Norte BART station was closed Saturday night following a stabbing on the station platform about 10:20 p.m., according to multiple news reports. One victim was taken to John Muir Medical Center and...

22-year-old man fatally shot in North Richmond Friday

A 22-year-old man was fatally shot in North Richmond Friday morning, according to the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. The incident occurred just before 6:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Grove Avenue,...

17-year-old busted in Richmond after spinning donuts in Ford Mustang, crashing

A 17-year-old was arrested for reckless driving after spinning donuts at a Richmond intersection before crashing during an attempt to flee police, according to the Richmond Police Department. The incident unfolded about 10:50 p.m. on...
Mother, child injured in crash caused by suspect evading police

Mother, child injured in crash caused by suspect evading police

A mother and young child suffered minor to moderate injuries after their vehicle was struck by a suspect in a car attempting to evade police. The collision occurred last Friday, May 25 at 10 a.m.,...
Richmond man photographed by citizen during auto burglary in Berkeley

Cellphone photo of auto burglary in Berkeley leads to Richmond man’s arrest

A Richmond man was arrested last week on suspicion of committing an auto burglary in Berkeley after a Good Samaritan snapped a cellphone photo of the incident, according to police. The burglary occurred about 11:50...

Police captain responds to complaints about 23rd Street prostitution

The Richmond police captain for the Northern District recently responded to complaints from residents about prostitution on 23rd Street. Here's what Capt. Al Walle posted on social media today: "Beat 7 Residents, Recently there have been...

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At its meeting Tuesday, the Richmond City Council is set to discuss whether to declare the city's homeless problem a "public health crisis" and...
San Pablo Reservoir a bastion of summertime fun

San Pablo Reservoir a bastion of summertime fun

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment loves exploring our region’s wealth of outdoor oases, and the San Pablo Reservoir in El Sobrante deserves a...
Community comes together at Juneteenth Parade and Festival in Richmond

Community comes together at Juneteenth Parade and Festival in Richmond

Thousands of community members attended the Juneteenth Parade and Festival at Nicholl Park in Richmond. The annual celebration remembers June 19, 1865, the day that...