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24 cited for using cellphone while driving during Richmond operation

24 cited for using cellphone while driving during Richmond operation

By Mike Kinney Two dozen citations were handed out for using a cellphone while driving during a distracted driver operation in Richmond on Wednesday, Sept. 15, police said. The operation, funded by the state's Office of...
Upset neighbor armed with rifle disrupts Richmond sideshow

Upset neighbor armed with rifle disrupts Richmond sideshow

An upset neighbor came armed to a sideshow in Richmond on Sunday, police said. At 5:40 p.m., police responded to the area of Santa Rita and May roads on a report of a sideshow involving...
Teen critically injured in Richmond shooting

Teenage restaurant employee struck by stray bullet in Richmond

A 16-year-old restaurant employee was struck by a stray bullet in a drive-by shooting in Richmond Thursday night, police said. Just before 6:30 p.m., officers responded to the 4800 block of Valley View Road in...
West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during a bust involving a stolen vehicle early this morning. At 2:50 a.m., officers located a stolen vehicle in the 1400 block of Fitzgerald Drive and took the driver into custody without incident, police said. "Upon a search of the vehicle, officers located a clear plastic bag that contained what appeared to be at least a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives," police said. "The area was cordoned off for safety and Walnut Creek PD's Bomb Squad responded to the scene. Bomb Squad Officers recovered the illegal explosives and verified they contained flash powder. [Fifteen] M-1000 type explosives were recovered from the vehicle."

Pinole police seize M-1000 fireworks from stolen vehicle

West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during a bust involving a stolen vehicle early this morning. At 2:50...
Police release video of suspect vehicle in North Richmond homicide

Police release video of suspect vehicle in North Richmond homicide

Richmond police released a video of the suspect vehicle connected to a double-shooting in North Richmond that claimed the life of 51-year-old Shedrick Lamar Williams, a beloved local baseball coach, on June 3. Police...
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Richmond man gets 27 years in prison for terrorizing Brentwood family

A Richmond man who terrorized a Brentwood family was sentenced to 27 years in state prison on Friday, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office. Back in 2014, Paul Simmons (Muscat) of Richmond...
Teen critically injured in Richmond shooting

Two people fatally shot in Richmond on Saturday

Two people were fatally shot in separate shootings in Richmond on Saturday, police said. At 9:37 a.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Macdonald Avenue on a report of  shooting and arrested a man...
Police release surveillance video of San Pablo shooting

Police release surveillance video footage of San Pablo shooting

The San Pablo Police Department on Friday released surveillance video from a drive-by shooting on San Pablo Dam Road on July 1 hoping the public will help identify and locate the vehicle and suspects...
Mercedes Benz dealership uses GPS tracker to locate car thief in Richmond

Mercedes Benz dealership uses GPS tracker to locate car thief in Richmond

The driver of a vehicle that was stolen from a dealership in San Jose -- who had reportedly evaded police pursuits in prior days -- was arrested at Alvarado Park in Richmond on Tuesday,...
Teen critically injured in Richmond shooting

Witnesses sought after fatal hit-and-run crash on Richmond Parkway

The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public's help in its investigation into a hit-and-run collision that killed a pedestrian on Richmond Parkway north of Gertrude Avenue early Saturday. CHP officers responded to the...

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BART is reporting a fatality on the tracks at the Richmond Station, prompting the temporary closure of the station Thursday morning. "Police say there was...

Mobile vaccination clinic to roll into Barrett Terrace Plaza on Oct. 8

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is encouraging community members to take advantage of its mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic when it rolls into Barrett Terrace...
Betty Reid Soskin celebrates 100 with school named in her honor

Betty Reid Soskin celebrates 100 with school named in her honor

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond icon Betty Reid Soskin, the nation’s oldest living national park ranger, celebrated her 100th birthday today by cutting the ribbon on...