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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 homicides, general crime uptick causing concerns

Richmond homicides, overall crime uptick causing concerns

Community members and media outlets alike are beginning to raise questions about the recent uptick in crime in Richmond, particularly after the fatal shooting of 29-year-old Fontino Hardy Jr. (pictured above in a photo...
38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

Stepped-up police enforcement at Monterey Pines Apartments leads to gun arrest

Stepped-up police enforcement at Richmond's Monterey Pines Apartments -- where a fatal shooting Tuesday killed Fontino Hardy Jr., 29, and seriously injured a 17-year-old boy -- led to an arrest Thursday near the scene...
Richmond-based 'doctor' arrested after giving late-stage cancer patient expired meds, bag of dirt as treatment

Richmond ‘doctor’ accused of prescribing expired meds, bag of dirt to cancer patient

Authorities say an El Cerrito man posing as an oncologist in Richmond offered patients expired drugs and also a bag filled with dirt as a cancer treatment. Last week, Contra Costa sheriff's deputies arrested 69-year-old...

Richmond police seek public’s help in solving broad-daylight shooting near Nevin Park last month

Richmond police are seeking the public's help in trying to solve a broad-daylight shooting last month near Nevin Park in Richmond. The shooting, which did not injure anyone, occurred in the 400 block of 5th...
Marshawn Lynch among star athletes reported to attend opening of Santa Fe Union Park Saturday

Cal men’s basketball players to attend grand opening of Santa Fe Union Park Saturday

UPDATE: Earlier reports from media and organizers stated NFL players, including possibly Marshawn Lynch, were planning to attend. Organizers have since told us that no NFL player is scheduled to attend. --- Members of Cal men's...
Richmond man arrested Monday in connection with violent robbery of 68-year-old woman in Fairfield

Richmond man arrested Monday in connection with violent robbery of 68-year-old woman in Fairfield

A Richmond man has been arrested in connection with the violent robbery last weekend of a 68-year-old woman in Fairfield, according to the Fairfield Police Department, which published the above booking photo. Alonzo Terrell Washington,...
38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

Man killed in Richmond shooting Tuesday ID’d as Vallejo resident; teen expected to recover

The victim killed in one of two separate Richmond shootings Tuesday has been identified by the county coroner's office as Fontino Hardy Jr., 29, of Vallejo. Hardy Jr. was killed in a shooting in a...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Richmond burglary suspect gives up after police dog’s warnings

A Richmond police dog may have been all bark and no bite, but that's only because a 22-year-old burglary suspect on Friday made the wise decision of not attempting to flee from the pooch,...

Explosive Sounds at Night are Likely Illegal Fireworks, Police Say

Local residents have reported to the Richmond Standard about hearing random explosions in Richmond and El Cerrito. "What are those big bangs like fire crackers at all times in Richmond," one reader wrote in. Another added:...
Suspect connected to at least two El Cerrito burglaries arrested

Suspect connected to at least two El Cerrito burglaries arrested

A 29-year-old transient was arrested in connection with at least two burglaries in El Cerrito on Tuesday, police said. Joshua Marshall was booked in connection with burglaries in the 1600 block of Julian Drive and...

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Richmond residents represent at thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

Richmond residents represent at thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

Thousands of people throughout Northern California attended the annual Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo on Saturday -- and once again many from Richmond represented. The nation’s...

USPS halts plans to close Richmond Main Post Office

In a surprise announcement Monday, local elected officials say the Richmond Main Post Office at 1025 Nevin Ave. will remain open and operational --...
Groundbreaking set for CoBiz Richmond

Richmond Business Hub groundbreaking set for Tuesday

A groundbreaking is set for Tuesday for a highly-anticipated business incubator, coffee shop and food business set to locate in the groundfloor retail space...