Thursday, January 23, 2020

Crime

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

Technology helps Contra Costa DA dismiss 3,264 marijuana convictions

Using Code for America technology, the Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton announced today that 3,264 marijuana convictions eligible for relief under Proposition 64 will be dismissed and sealed, impacting about 2,400 individuals in...

Victim of hit-and-run crash in Richmond launches online fundraiser

The victim of a hit-and-run crash in Richmond on Monday, Dec. 23, has launched a GoFundMe page to help her get back on her feet. Nickole McDaniels, 44, says she'd just gotten off work when...

Vallejo man gets 40 years to life for two Richmond murders

A 23-year-old Vallejo man was sentenced today to 40 years to life in prison for fatally shooting Javonte Prothro and Chrisean Nealy just three days apart in Richmond in 2016, according to the Contra...

SF man arrested in Richmond for threatening mass shooting at GoDaddy

A San Francisco man was arrested at a home at an undisclosed location in Richmond on Tuesday following allegations that he threatened to carry out a mass shooting at the Sunnyvale headquarters of the...

Richmond librarian calls for heightened security at main branch

Security should be heightened at the Richmond Public Library's Main Branch due to increasing incidents that are degrading public safety both in and around the facility, a staffer told City Council at Tuesday's meeting. Children's...
Two local residents charged in connection with three Richmond shootings that injured three last weekend

RPD announces DUI checkpoint on Dec. 13

The Richmond Police Department has announced it will conduct a DUI checkpoint operation on Dec. 13. The checkpoint will occur on Richmond Parkway near W. Ohio Ave and is scheduled for the evening hours, police...

17-year-old fatally shot in front of North Richmond market

A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in front of a North Richmond store late Tuesday morning, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. At about 11:25 a.m., sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call...

Driver crashes while evading traffic stop on Richmond Parkway

A speeding vehicle ran off the roadway on Richmond Parkway, struck a concrete curb and drove through a chain link fence on Tuesday -- all because the driver didn't want a speeding ticket, police...
Driver killed in crash on I-580 in Richmond

CHP investigating two recent hit-and-run collisions on I-80

The California Highway Patrol is investigating two separate hit-and-run collisions on Interstate Highway 80, the first occurring Saturday and claiming the life of a bicyclist, and the second occurring Sunday and causing major injuries...

One of two victims airlifted after Richmond shooting

Two people were injured, one critically, in a shooting in the 400 bock of Chanslor Avenue in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood Thursday afternoon, police said. At 3:42 p.m., officers responded to a Shotspotter activation and...

Latest Articles

Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Deadline extended for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program has been extended to Jan. 31. High school seniors in the West...

Richmond park aims to preserve past and right past wrongs

On Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Park Plaza neighborhood, nearly 60 volunteers from the nonprofit Groundwork Richmond, the Richmond Rotary Club and the community...

Oakland van theft impacting Richmond youth BMX program

A youth program that operates at Dirt World, Richmond’s popular new BMX track, has been impacted by the theft of a van in Oakland...