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

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

Community helps Richmond police nab teen who allegedly robbed mom pushing stroller

A teenager suspected of snatching a mother's necklace as she was pushing her child in a stroller in Richmond Monday afternoon was arrested after officers received assistance from community members on the suspect's whereabouts,...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

CC Times: Sexual assault on Richmond shoreline had ‘extraordinarily’ slow police response

A "complete miscommunication" between regional law enforcement agencies resulted in officers taking 45 minutes to respond to the scene of a sexual assault on the Richmond shoreline Friday, a police official said. The Contra Costa...
Man fatally shot in Richmond Saturday afternoon

Richmond police officer chases down suspect following Sunday afternoon shooting

A Richmond police officer successfully chased down a suspect in a shooting that injured a man Sunday afternoon, police said. The incident unfolded at about noon, when police received reports of a shooting following an...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Kennedy High students detained in connection with sexual assault on schoolmate

Two teenage boys who attend Kennedy High School were being held for questioning Friday in connection with the alleged rape of a 14-year-old schoolmate at Miller/Knox Regional Park, according to the Contra Costa Times. Police...

Richmond police laud sentencing of two local drug dealers

Richmond police are lauding the sentencing last month of two local men who were busted earlier this year with 250 grams of heroin, seven loaded firearms and $125,000 in cash in a Southern District...
Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

Here’s why police briefly closed Richmond BART station Monday

Calls about an armed suspect at Richmond BART station led to the brief closure of the station Monday morning, but a subsequent search led police to a person possessing a deceptively real-looking BB gun. BART...

Grieving mom seeks Richmond’s help in solving daughter’s murder in Vallejo

A grieving mother is hoping the Richmond community can help solve her daughter's murder. A'Tierra Westbrook (pictured above), who was a Kaiser Richmond employee, was gunned down in her car in Vallejo as she was...

Richmond man accused of domestic violence barricades self inside home

A 54-year-old Richmond man wanted in connection with a domestic violence incident barricaded himself inside his home for two hours Saturday before being talked out by officers, according to police Chief Chris Magnus. The chief...
Four WCCUSD football teams qualify for NCS playoffs

Police to increase presence at Kennedy High football game

The Richmond Police Department will increase its presence at tonight's football game at Kennedy High after an off-campus shooting two weeks ago forced an early end to the team's season opener. Two patrol officers and...
Cargo trailer stolen in Richmond contained glass blown artworks

Cargo trailer stolen in Richmond contained glass blown artworks

Richmond police are seeking help from the public after a cargo trailer containing several pieces of glass blown artworks was stolen in the city last week. The cargo trailer was stolen from the 3800 block...

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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...