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Crime

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

Richmond: Overall violent crime down 12-percent in 2018

Richmond: Overall violent crime down 12 percent in 2018

The good news? Crime was on a downward trend in Richmond in 2018, according to data provided by Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown. The not so good news? "Policing is a far less attractive field...
Boat theft spike prompts Contra Costa Sheriff's advisory

Boat theft spike prompts Contra Costa Sheriff’s advisory

A spike in boat thefts in the Delta has prompted an advisory from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. In recent month, Contra Costa County has received more than a dozen stolen boat...
Richmond police seek public's help in gas station robbery case

Richmond police seek public’s help in gas station robbery case

Richmond police detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a gas station robbery suspect who was captured on surveillance video. The incident occurred on Dec. 26 at the Chevron Gas Station at ‪3411...

Arrests made in armed robbery of mom with her 5-year-old in San Pablo

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery on Wednesday in San Pablo that targeted a mother walking to her apartment with her 5-year-old daughter, police said. Damon Dixon, 23, of Hercules,...
Three arrested in Pinole residential burglary

Three arrested in Pinole residential burglary

Three of four suspects believed to have been connected to a residential burglary in Pinole were arrested Thursday following a police pursuit. Just before 2 p.m., an alert citizen called police after seeing two suspects...
County warns residents about phone scam involving social security numbers

County warns about phone scam involving social security numbers

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is warning residents about fraudulent phone calls from scammers posing as officials with the Social Security Administration. "These scammers are claiming you need to pay a fee to...
Richmond police: Woman harms self over breakup with ex

Motorist calls 911 after pedestrian collison, then flees scene

A motorist who struck a pedestrian at 37th Street and Macdonald Avenue in Richmond on Sunday stopped to check on him and even called 911, but then fled the scene before authorities arrived, police...
Richmond police: Woman harms self over breakup with ex

Richmond homicide victim identified

Edgar Chayjocol, 45, of Richmond, was identified by authorities as the man killed in a double shooting in Richmond Tuesday night. The incident happened just before 11 p.m. in the 2500 block of Andrade Avenue,...

Man killed, another injured in Richmond shooting Tuesday night

A man was killed and another man injured in a shooting in Richmond Tuesday night, police said. The incident happened just before 11 p.m. in the 2500 block of Andrade Avenue, between 24th and 26th...
Suspects sought in theft at The Shops at Hilltop jewelry store

Suspects sought in theft at The Shops at Hilltop jewelry store

Richmond police have shared surveillance video of two suspects who stole items from a jewelry store at the Shops at Hilltop in Richmond. The incident occurred about 3:10 p.m. on Dec. 3, when two males...

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Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.