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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 apprehended nearly a month later

After a nearly month-long search, the woman who ended up in the water after crashing a stolen car on the Bay Bridge on Aug. 12 was arrested in Oakland on Sunday, according to the...
Suspect sought after man found dead in his unincorporated San Pablo home

Suspect sought after man found dead in his unincorporated San Pablo home

Authorities are searching for a suspect (pictured above) after finding a man deceased in his home in unincorporated San Pablo Wednesday morning. Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies responded about 9:30 a.m. on a report of...
38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

85-year-old El Cerrito resident shoots burglar in head

An 85-year-old El Cerrito man opened fire on two burglars, striking one in the head, after they broke into his home Wednesday morning, police said. The resident said he was alone at his home about...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

RPD’s summer crime prevention fair to offer food, fun and even signatures for fix-it...

The community is encouraged to attend the Richmond Police Department's free Safe City Summer crime prevention fair at City Hall on Saturday. The event, which runs from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 450 Civic...

Stanley Roberts’ People Behaving Badly releases segment on package thefts in El Sobrante

Stanley Roberts of KRON4's People Behaving Badly just released a segment about package thieves in El Sobrante. The segment features video surveillance footage of a home that thieves struck multiple times in recent months. Residents told...
County loses $80 million state grant to expand Richmond jail

Richmond jail plan uncertain after Supervisor Gioia rejects pledging county funds for project

A proposal to build a $90 million maximum-security jail at the existing West County Detention Center in Richmond faces uncertainty after Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor John Gioia on Tuesday rejected pledging county...
WCCUSD board votes to maintain SRO funding, staff levels

Kennedy High football opener ends early after shooting near field injures three

With four minutes remaining in the Kennedy High School football team's home opener Friday night, fans and players were sent "scurrying for cover" following a shooting near the campus that injured three juveniles, according...
Burglar arrested after leaving Safeway receipt at El Cerrito crime scene

Man accused of exposing self to El Cerrito Safeway customer

A 67-year-old Richmond man was arrested over the weekend after being accused of exposing his genitals to a customer at a Safeway in El Cerrito, police said.At 1:14 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the...
Funeral service for slain 23-year-old LGBT rights activist set for 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church

Funeral service for slain 23-year-old LGBT rights activist set for 11 a.m. at ...

The funeral service for 23-year-old Kenji Jones, an LGBT rights advocate and RYSE community center member who was fatally shot Aug. 2, is set to take place this morning. The service begins at 11 a.m....
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

65-year-old man fatally shot in Richmond early Monday

A man was fatally shot in the area of S. 35th Street and Ohio Avenue in Richmond early Monday, police said. The victim, identified as Carl Roy Roberts, 65, of Richmond, suffered multiple wounds to...

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Richmond Pizza House a welcome additional to local food scene

Richmond Pizza House a welcome addition to local food scene

By Zach Chouteau Everyone’s a VIP at Richmond Pizza House. The new eatery, which owner Issa Abuhayja opened up last month at 12343 San Pablo Ave....
Betty Reid Soskin book reading, discussion set for Richmond library on Thursday

Betty Reid Soskin book reading, discussion set for Richmond library on Thursday

The famous Betty Reid Soskin is set to participate in a free book signing and discussion in the Whittlesey Room at Richmond Public Library, 325...