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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 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...

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...
38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

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...

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Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

A San Pablo nail salon that opened in May is set to have an official grand opening event on Wednesday, June 27, in partnership...
Join us for free movies and activities this summer at the San Pablo Community Center (2450 Road 20)! The fun begins at 6:30pm with activities and games. Be sure to bring your low back chairs and blankets for the movie that begins at dusk. The first movie for 2018 will be "Emoji" on Friday, June 22, 2018 . Acompáñenos para ver películas gratuitas y actividades este verano en el Centro Comunitario de San Pablo (2450 Road 20) La diversión comienza a las 6:30pm con actividades y juegos. Recuerde de traer sus propias sillas y cobijas para ver las películas. La primera película del 2018 será “EMOJI” el viernes junio 22, 2018

‘Emoji Movie’ set to kick off San Pablo’s free Movies Under the Stars series

"Emoji Movie" is set to kick off San Pablo's free Movies Under the Stars series this Friday. The movies will be screened at the San...
El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High will have a new principal next year, as announced by West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matt Duffy in this...