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Crime

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

Target increasing minimum worker wages to $15 by 2020

Two arrested after Target security guard assaulted and threatened to be shot during brazen...

A security guard at the Richmond Target was punched and threatened to be shot Wednesday morning while chasing down one of three suspects who fled the store with a television, but Richmond police later...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Richmond police officers used force in 6 percent of arrests last year while seizing...

The Richmond Police Department said Tuesday it used force in about 6 percent of arrests last year, and has had just two fatal officer-involved deaths in more than a decade, due in part to...
Woman killed, man injured in San Pablo shooting

San Pablo cop arrested on gun, drugs and child endangerment charges in San Francisco

A San Pablo police officer pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of drug and gun possession and child endangerment. Officer Kenneth White was arrested by San Francisco police on Wednesday last week, two days after...
38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

Richmond man arrested in Nevada in connection with ‘major identity theft case’

A Richmond man was arrested by the Nevada Highway Patrol last weekend in connection with a "major identity theft case," the Elko Daily Free Press reported. Tyres Dudley, 33, was one of four Northern Californians...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Deadly crash following police pursuit in Richmond

A driver who had been fleeing Richmond police on Saturday night crashed into another vehicle at 24th Street and Gaynor Avenue, killing a passenger in the second car and critically injuring two others, according...
Hipster burglars carried loot from Parchester Village heist in Hello Kitty backpack

Hipster burglars carry loot from Parchester Village heist in Hello Kitty backpack

One of three burglars who allegedly robbed a home in Parchester Village last week was caught while attempting to flee with a Hello Kitty backpack filled with loot, police said. The burglary occurred about 2...
Richmond police seize look-alike gun from 12-year-old robbery suspect

Richmond police seize look-alike gun from 12-year-old robbery suspect

A 12-year-old robbery suspect had a BB gun that was painted black to look like a real gun tucked in his waistband when police stopped him for riding his bicycle in an unsafe manner...
Black Lives Matter image hurts Chief Magnus' job prospects in Tucson

Richmond’s progressive police chief not progressive enough for RPA

Richmond police chief Chris Magnus has gained national attention for a progressive, community-participation brand of policing that’s credited with increasing the department's transparency while reducing the city's crime rate. But members of the Richmond Progressive...
Richmond police encouraging community to join Ceasefire walk Friday at Nevin Park

Richmond police encouraging community to join Ceasefire walk Friday at Nevin Park

The Richmond Police Department is encouraging community members to take a break from work Friday and head down to Nevin Park for a Ceasefire walk, a response to gun violence in the city. Clergy, residents...
Richmond police seize more than $200,000 worth of meth and heroine after traffic stop

Richmond police seize more than $200,000 worth of meth and heroin after traffic stop

Richmond police seized 4.5 pounds of methamphetamine and three ounces of heroin last week -- amounting to more than $200,000 worth of drugs -- following a traffic stop, police said. The major bust occurred following...

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Richmond Business Hub to be ‘transformative’ for downtown

About 75 years ago, Richmond’s downtown corridor – specifically Macdonald Avenue – was one of the hottest spots in the Bay Area, having benefiting...
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...