Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Crime

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

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...

Victim of fatal shooting in San Pablo identified as Oakland man

The victim of a fatal shooting in San Pablo on Wednesday has been identified by the Contra Costa County Coroner's Office as Murray Maurice Edwards, 58, of Oakland. Police responded to the 2600 block of...
RPD will hold a DUI checkpoint on Friday. Feb. 28 on Richmond Parkway.

Richmond police investigate quadruple shooting

Richmond police are investigating a quadruple shooting that occurred in the Belding Woods neighborhood. Officers responded to the 600 block of 20th Street, near Roosevelt Avenue, at 3:49 p.m. and located four victims, including two...

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12 employers to attend San Pablo hiring fair

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Local student’s artwork featured in national children's magazine

Local student’s artwork featured in national children’s magazine

By Kathy Chouteau Alice Dangler, 7,  a second-grader at Mira Vista Elementary in Richmond, had the purr-fect answer to Spider Magazine’s recent call for cat...
WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

WCCUSD superintendent: District to negotiate $22M in cuts with unions

West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matthew Duffy recently released this update about how the school district is addressing a $47.8 million budget...