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Crime

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

Driver who swam away from Bay Bridge crash identified as Richmond woman

Driver who swam away from Bay Bridge crash identified as Richmond woman

The woman who ended up in the water after crashing a stolen car on the Bay Bridge early Wednesday is from Richmond, and the California Highway Patrol is searching for her, according to Bay...
Video! Witness films short clip of CHP pursuit on 23rd Street in Richmond Wednesday

Video! Witness films short clip of CHP pursuit on 23rd Street in Richmond Wednesday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9njbrujr8BA Many local residents witnessed a wild pursuit through Richmond Wednesday that included California Highway Patrol vehicles, a helicopter and fixed wing airplane. One witness shot this 16-second clip of the chase as it bolted down...
CHP investigating fatal shooting on Interstate 80 Saturday morning

21-year-old Richmond man arrested following CHP pursuit through city

An unlicensed parolee was arrested after leading the California Highway Patrol on a pursuit through Richmond Wednesday, authorities said. Anthony Doss, 21, of Richmond, had been reportedly speeding in a Honda in North Richmond at...

14-year-old boy shot while riding scooter in Richmond

A 14-year-old boy was shot and injured as he was riding a scooter in the area of the Pullman Point Apartments Tuesday night, police said. About 9:30 p.m., Richmond police officers were conducting patrols of...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Teen shot following robbery attempt in Richmond

A teenager was shot and injured in the 100 block of 19th Street Tuesday, an incident believed to be related to an earlier attempted robbery, police said. The victim was in stable condition following the...
Richmond teen busted in stolen car Vacaville containing painted pellet gun

Vacaville cops bust Richmond teen in stolen car containing painted pellet gun

A Richmond teenager was arrested in Vacaville Friday night while driving a stolen car that contained an Airsoft pistol (pictured above) that had been altered to look real, according to police. The teen, who was...
Richmond police officers to be trained on youth encounters

Richmond police officers to be trained on youth encounters

Starting Monday, the Richmond Police Department is holding a four-day training for some of its officers on best practices when interacting with teenagers, police said. "Policing the Teen Brain," developed and provided by Strategies for...
Funeral service for slain 23-year-old LGBT rights activist set for 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church

Online fundraiser launched for Kenji Jones’ family: ‘World just got a little less bright’

An online fundraiser has been launched to assist family members in paying for funeral expenses for Kenji Jones, the 23-year-old man who was shot and killed in Richmond Sunday night. Jones suffered a fatal gunshot...

Richmond mayor invites community to Up and Under to toast city’s 110th birthday

Happy birthday, Richmond! The city was incorporated on Aug. 7, 1905. To celebrate the 110th year, Mayor Tom Butt invited residents to toast at Up and Under in Point Richmond at 6 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, Richmond...

Ongoing unrest between Richmond gangs coincides with uptick in shootings

Richmond police are concerned about an uptick in unrest between gangs that has led to an increase in shootings and homicides in the city. From January through July, police have received 748 calls for service...

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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...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...