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Crime

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

Coroner's Jury: SF cop committed suicide at Hilltop Mall last year

Coroner’s Jury: SF cop committed suicide at Hilltop Mall last year

A Coroner's Jury has reached a finding that confirms a San Francisco police officer committed suicide during a traffic stop in the Shops at Hilltop parking lot on December 18, 2017, the Contra Costa...

Fatal shooting at Stop & Shop Market on Carlson Blvd.

A 21 year old Pittsburg man was killed and another person was injured in a shooting at the Stop & Shop Market & Deli at Carlson Boulevard and Potrero Avenue late Thursday, according to...

Police: Pair found with $950 worth of items from El Cerrito Walgreens

A 28-year-old Richmond woman and 25-year-old Oakland man were arrested on suspicion of shoplifting over $950 worth of items from Walgreens at 11565 San Pablo Ave. in El Cerrito on Sunday, according to El Cerrito...
Hercules police: Suspect rams vehicle into two patrol cars before arrest

Hercules police: Suspect rams vehicle into two patrol cars before arrest

A 32-year-old felon on parole was arrested in Hercules early Monday after leading police on a brief chase during which he rammed the vehicle he was driving into two patrol cars, police said. The Clearlake...
No injuries in shooting on I-580 in Richmond Saturday night

No injuries in shooting on I-580 in Richmond Saturday night

No injuries have been reported following a shooting on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Richmond on Saturday night, authorities said. A California Highway Patrol officer was conducting a traffic stop on the highway west of...
Man fatally shot in Richmond Thursday morning

Victim of S. 15th Street homicide identified

The Contra Costa County coroner's office on Friday identified the victim of a homicide in Richmond on Thursday as 35-year-old Mark Johnson Jr. of Richmond. Johnson was found fatally shot in the 200 block of...
Man fatally shot in Richmond Thursday morning

Man fatally shot in Richmond Thursday morning

A man was fatally shot in the 200 block of S. 15th Street Thursday morning, marking the city's third homicide since Saturday. Officers responded to the area about 9:40 a.m. and found the victim at...
San Pablo police seek public's help in identifying robbery suspect

San Pablo PD thanks community for tips that led to purse snatcher’s arrest

San Pablo police is thanking the community for providing tips that led to the arrest early Tuesday of a purse snatcher. The suspect, who hasn't been named, is accused of threatening to kill a woman...
After months of relative peace, this resurgence of gun violence has parts of Richmond on edge. We cannot afford to be complacent.

Richmond mayor releases statement on recent gun violence

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt After attracting media attention for going nearly five months without a single homicide, this past week -- Saturday afternoon and again Monday night – Richmond suffered the tragic loss of...
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Mark Henderson II mourned as community calls for justice

Loved ones of a murdered father gathered for a vigil Tuesday at the site of where he was killed in the Crescent Park area of Richmond, and another vigil is planned at the same...

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WCCUSD board votes to maintain SRO funding, staff levels

WCCUSD to maintain SRO funding, staffing levels

Proposals to reduce funding levels for school resource officers (SRO) at West Contra Costa Unified schools failed to gain traction at Wednesday's Board of...
Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond project

Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond development

A groundbreaking ceremony is set for Thursday, May 3 for the Heritage House, a 42-unit multifamily affordable housing development that will be built on...
Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

The community is invited to attend a free Water Safety Day this Sunday, April 29 at the Richmond Swim Center, 4300 Cutting Blvd. From noon...