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

Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

Hercules police: violent kidnappers brought victim to Richmond

Hercules police arrested two men Wednesday on allegations that they kidnapped a victim and brought him to Richmond, where they assaulted him with pipes and robbed him. At 12:29 p.m. Tuesday, Kaiser Richmond officials notified...
North Richmond child molestation case under investigation

Public alerted to North Richmond child molestation case

Allegations that a minor was molested in North Richmond has prompted detectives with the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff to release a public notice to encourage possible additional victims to come forward. Earlier...
Pinole police seek public's help finding Pizza Hut robber

Pinole police seek public’s help finding Pizza Hut robber

Pinole police are seeking a suspect who robbed a local Pizza Hut while acting as if he had a gun on Monday. Police released an image of the suspect connected to the robbery of the...

El Cerrito police need help identifying package thief

El Cerrito police released surveillance video of a package theft at a home on April 1. The incident occurred about 4:45 p.m. when an unidentified female stole an Amazon package from the porch of the...
Richmond Fire Department offers tips for approaching fire season

Richmond building evacuated after worker gets threatening letter

A building evacuation occurred Monday afternoon but no one ended up injured or sickened when an employee of a business in the 500 block of Canal Boulevard received a threatening letter with a white...
31 yr. old Jose Serrano of Richmond

Man dies after 23rd Street fight

A fight near a taco truck on 23rd Street in Richmond Monday ended tragically for 54-year-old Robert Viera, police said. Viera died Wednesday after lingering on life-support in connection with the dispute that occurred about...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID’d

The victim of a suspected hit-and-run collision in Richmond on Friday night has been identified as 65-year-old Melvin Broadway, according to Bay City News, citing the Contra Costa County coroner's office. Richmond police are investigating...
Richmond police dog finds alleged gang member hiding in garbage can

Richmond police investigating fatal hit-and-run

Richmond police are investigating a possible hit and run collision Friday night that killed a man. The incident occurred at about 10:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of Barrett Avenue, Richmond police Lt. Felix Tan...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

WCCUSD employee fired in wake of child molestation charges

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) fired a custodial employee following his recent arrest on charges of sexually molesting four minors living at a Pinole residence. On Monday, Pinole police said they received...
Online fundraiser launched for murdered mother's children

Online fundraiser launched for murdered mother’s children

An online fundraiser has been launched for the young children of Rashanda Franklin, 29, of Richmond, who was fatally shot on Thursday in front of her two young children in what police believe was...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...