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Crime

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

San Pablo police praised for using technology that reduces risks from pursuits

San Pablo police lauded for using tech aimed at pursuit risk reduction

Fleeing from a pursuit by San Pablo police isn't as easy or as dangerous as it used to be thanks to technology, according to the department. The San Pablo Police Department announced Monday it was...

23rd Street merchants urge council to boost police resources

Merchants on 23rd Street called Tuesday for the Richmond City Council to provide more police resources to reduce crime and prostitution on the corridor. The Standard has reported extensively in recent months about efforts by...
Hercules police officer opens fire on suspect amid pursuit in San Pablo

Hercules cop opens fire on suspect during pursuit in San Pablo

A Hercules police officer opened fire on a suspect, but missed, during a pursuit that began in Hercules and led to a solo car crash in San Pablo last weekend. The incident unfolded about 1:45...

Process server jumps onto moving car to serve divorce papers to Richmond woman

Here's one way to show dedication to your job. A process server suffered minor injuries Friday morning after jumping onto the hood of a moving car in an attempt to serve divorce papers to a...
San Pablo police investigate report of shooting

San Pablo police investigate fatal shooting

A 41-year-old man apparently fatally shot himself as San Pablo police were attempting to pull the vehicle he was driving over this afternoon, police said. The incident occurred about 12:11 p.m., when a San Pablo...

Fugitive Convicted of Cold-Case Richmond Homicide From 1983

Sherill Lynn Smothers, a 56-year-old resident of Granite Bay, was found guilty of a cold-case murder in Richmond from 1983 this morning after skipping bail for a previous court date on Tuesday, according to...

Collision leads to road rage assault on San Pablo Avenue

A traffic collision led to a road rage altercation in Hercules on Monday morning when one of the drivers became upset and assaulted the other, according to police. An officer responded to the intersection of...

Alleged gang member charged with June murder in North Richmond

William Melvin Edwards Jr., an alleged gang member, has been charged with conspiracy and murder in the shooting death of Taison Calderon-Lopez on June 1 in North Richmond, according to the Contra Costa County district attorney.  Sheriff's deputies...

Suspect sought in El Sobrante attempted kidnapping

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a young girl in El Sobrante on Tuesday.  Sheriff's officials said the attempted kidnapping occurred shortly after...
San Pablo police investigate report of shooting

Two injured in shooting at Richmond barber shop

Two people were injured in a shooting at a Richmond barber shop on Saturday. The shooting occurred at the Fade Away Barber Shop in the 12800 block of San Pablo Avenue about 5:30 p.m., police...

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Picnic in the Point enjoys sun, fun and great music

by Mike Kinney The sun and music made the perfect pairing on Saturday at the 9th Annual Picnic in the Point fundraiser at Judge G....
Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Riggers Loft Wine Co. to host Berkeley singer-songwriter

Steve Taylor-Ramírez, a singer-songwriter from Berkeley, is set to perform his acoustic folk, blues and Latin tunes at Riggers Loft Wine Company on Friday,...

Local homeowners can get up to $3,000 for seismic retrofit

Through Nov. 13, homeowners in Richmond and San Pablo can register for a grant of up to $3,000 to be used toward a code-compliant...