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Crime

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

27 parties planned for tonight’s National Night Out in Richmond

Tonight, block parties will be happening in neighborhoods across the U.S., including in West County cities such as Richmond, as part of National Night Out (NNO), which aims to build bonds between neighbors and...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Man dead, teenager critical, three others injured after two Richmond shootings Tuesday

A man was killed and a 17-year-old critically injured after shots rang out at the Monterey Pines Apartments complex in Richmond about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Then just over an hour later, three more...
Video! Richmond resident catches bike thief on video, warns neighbors

Video! Richmond resident catches bike thief on video, warns neighbors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WykoCJJ2RM This thief apparently doesn't like old bicycles. A Richmond resident has sent us surveillance video footage of a man he claims has stolen bicycles from properties near the intersection of S. 45 and Wall streets. In...
Robbery spike in Richmond 'happening all over the city'

Robbery spike in Richmond ‘happening all over the city’

After reporting a public safety notice by the Richmond Police Department on Saturday warning of an alarming increase in armed robberies, several readers asked us to be more specific about where the crimes have...
Traffic stop renews tensions between Richmond police and Office of Neighborhood Safety

Study: Controversial crime-prevention program paying off in Richmond

The Richmond crime-prevention program that pays some of the city's most violence-prone young men to stay out of trouble received a positive review in a newly-published study by the National Council on Crime and...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Police warn about robbery series in Richmond; $25,000 reward offered for help in catching...

Richmond police are investigating a robbery series during the past several weeks committed by several men in their early 20s or 30s who wear dark clothing to obscure their faces, police said. "Victims have been...
Two arrests in San Pablo highway shooting

Two arrests in San Pablo highway shooting

A Richmond resident was one of two suspects arrested Thursday in connection with a shooting last month on westbound Interstate Highway 80 that caused no injuries, but sent a bullet through a driver's jacket...
Two local residents charged in connection with three Richmond shootings that injured three last weekend

Locals connected to three Richmond shootings last weekend, one involving cops

Two locals have been charged in connection with a string of violence in Richmond last weekend that included a pair of gang-related shootings injuring three people, as well as a third incident during which...
Contra Costa Superior Court to restore some hours and services

Richmond aiming to implement community court system before year’s end

Richmond is working to implement a community court system by year's end to handle low-level misdemeanor cases and infractions, hoping the system will be a cost-effective way to more wholly resolve neighborhood conflicts. On Tuesday,...
Neighbors, relatives express doubts that Richmond man forced woman to live in closet as 'sex slave'

Neighbors, relatives express doubts that Richmond man forced woman to live in closet as...

Relatives and neighbors of the Richmond man accused of luring a woman from Nicaragua and forcing her to live in a closet in the Iron Triangle neighborhood have "described a far different relationship from...

Latest Articles

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...