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2 fatally shot in Richmond, possibly targeted at random

Separate fatal shootings in Richmond Tuesday appear connected

Separate fatal shootings on Tuesday that claimed the lives of 31-year-old James Langford III and 21-year-old Tyree Wilson appear to be connected, police said. At about 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to S. 2nd Street...
Richmond top cop reacts to George Floyd's death

Richmond police chief releases statement after Chauvin guilty verdicts

Richmond police Chief Bisa French said Tuesday that the Richmond Police Department "supports the decision of the jury in the State of Minnesota vs Derek Chauvin case." "The criminal justice system has conducted its...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

A Caltrans contractor suffered major injuries this morning after being struck by a vehicle on the Bayview Avenue on-ramp to westbound Interstate Highway 580, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The vehicle fled...

El Cerrito police arrest man for alleged hate crimes against Asian woman

A man was arrested this morning on allegations that he shouted race-based insults at an Asian woman and spat in her face in El Cerrito. At 9:25 a.m., El Cerrito police responded to a home...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

Two shot, one fatally, in El Sobrante

Two people were shot in El Sobrante Wednesday night, including a 25-year-old Pittsburg man who died from his wounds, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. About 8:41 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a...
Online fundraiser launched to support family of slain Richmond teen

Online fundraiser launched to support family of slain Richmond teen

A GoFundMe fundraiser has been launched to support the grieving family of a Kennedy High student who was fatally shot in Richmond on Friday, March 19. Richmond police don't believe 17-year-old Melvin Rodriguez-Marquez was in...
RPD's 2019 'Detective of Year' retires

RPD’s 2019 ‘Detective of Year’ retires

A veteran Richmond police officer who was named Detective of the Year in 2019 has retired, the Richmond Police Department announced. Det. Chris Decious served as a cop for 27 years, beginning as an officer...
60-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on Richmond Parkway

21-year-old man fatally shot at Richmond gas station

Richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at a gas station Tuesday that claimed the life of 21-year-old Derrick McDougal. Officers responded to the area of 23rd Street and Barrett Avenue following a...
Richmond police offer up helpful home security tips

Richmond police offer up helpful home security tips

By Kathy Chouteau Looking to up your home security game? The Richmond Police Department (RPD) recently posted home burglary prevention tips on social media to help community members better protect their residences from being targeted. “During...

Man dies following arrest by Richmond police

A 47-year-old man died after being arrested by Richmond police Wednesday morning. About 10:35 a.m., officers responded to a call from a business owner in the 12600 block of San Pablo Avenue, which is between...

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WCCUSD teachers, students honored at ‘Soaring to Excellence’ celebration

WCCUSD teachers, students honored at ‘Soaring to Excellence’ celebration

By Kathy Chouteau Amid the backdrop of the pandemic, four teachers and 10 scholarship-earning students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) were...
Weekend Richmond ferry service to re-launch July 3

Weekend Richmond ferry service re-launching July 3

Weekend services will launch on several ferry routes -- including the Richmond-San Francisco route -- starting on July 3. It's two days after the San...
Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway Trail project opens to public

San Pablo completes Wildcat Creek restoration and trail project

The Wildcat Creek Restoration and Greenway Trail Project is completed and the trail is now open to the community, the City of San Pablo...