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Crime

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

Richmond residents awakened by 11 gunshots Friday morning

Richmond residents awakened by 11 gunshots Friday morning

Some residents of Richmond's North & East neighborhood were awakened Friday morning by the sounds of 11 gunshots, but no one was injured, police said. Richmond Police Commissioner Felix Hunziker first reported the incident on...
Man fatally shot in Richmond Saturday afternoon

Richmond police bust man in connection with suspected kidnapping in Oakland

A Richmond resident who saw a man force a female into a vehicle at San Pablo and Garvin avenues helped lead police to a kidnapping case that originated in Oakland. The incident unfolded about 3:35...

News anchor pens touching story honoring Terrance Kelly

More than a decade after he was senselessly murdered, De La Salle football star Terrance Kelly's memory lives on in a large way. Last year, Sony Pictures released the film, When The Game Stands Tall,...
DeVone Boggan, head of Office of Neighborhood Safety, leaving Richmond posts to launch consulting firm

Office of Neighborhood Safety seeks public’s help in winning $10,000 grant

The following is a statement from the Office of Neighborhood Safety, Have you noticed crime has gone down in Richmond, California? Some say it’s due to DeVone Boggan and his innovative idea to develop the Office...
31-year-old Richmond woman sentenced for killing 16-year-old who had fathered her child

Richmond woman, 31, sentenced for killing 16-year-old ex-boyfriend

A 31-year-old Richmond woman was sentenced to 21 years in state prison Tuesday for fatally shooting a 16-year-old ex-boyfriend who police said also fathered a child with her, according to Bay City News. Melinda Gaffney...
Black Lives Matter image hurts Chief Magnus' job prospects in Tucson

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus named finalist for top cop job in Tucson, Ariz.

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus is a candidate to take over as top cop in Tucson, Ari., according to the Arizona Daily Star. He is one of four finalists who are scheduled to interview with...
Richmond police announce $35,000 reward on 10th anniversary of homicide

Richmond police announce $35,000 reward on 10th anniversary of homicide

On the 10th anniversary of the murder of 18-year-old Mark Johnigan, the Richmond Police Department is offering a $35,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect. At 5 p.m. Monday,...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond man dies following altercation outside liquor store

A Richmond man died Thursday night after following an altercation with another man, police said today. During a dispute in the parking lot outside Shop & Save Liquor at 15th Street and Cutting Boulevard, 26-year-old...
Police patrols to increase on pathways near Richmond and El Cerrito BART stations

Police patrols to increase on pathways serving Richmond and El Cerrito BART stations

Commuters can expect to see an increased police presence on public pathways around the Richmond and El Cerrito del Norte BART stations, and staffed information booths at each station will help guide and watch...
First summer movie in San Pablo's Davis Park set for Friday

Grassroots effort inspires significant improvements at Davis Park in San Pablo

A grassroots effort to make Davis Park in San Pablo safer and more attractive to local residents has come a long way. Almost exactly a year ago, we reported how neighbors of the park at...

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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...